Trident

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Safety fears as UK Trident submarines are put to sea for longest-ever patrols
Report says submarines were deployed for five months as former commander warns of risk to sailors

Dan Sabbagh and Rob Edwards

06, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Letters of last resort: PM’s early task to write to UK’s nuclear sub commanders
Liz Truss must outline instructions in the event the UK is destroyed in an all-out attack

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

06, Sep, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Revealed: Liz Truss personally supported cuts to NHS and doctors’ pay
Article by Tory hopeful arguing NHS ‘cannot be put on pedestal’ shows she fully backed 2009 cost-cutting pamphlet

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

19, Aug, 2022 @6:57 PM

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Bruce Kent: tributes paid as peace campaigner dies aged 92
The former general secretary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and retired priest died after a short illness

Nadeem Badshah

09, Jun, 2022 @5:22 PM

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Ukraine war will not affect independence poll date, says Sturgeon
First minister refuses to rule out court action after being ordered to publish legal advice on second referendum

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

01, May, 2022 @1:09 PM

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Police investigate unexplained death of Trident submarine worker
Man who worked on boat carrying UK missiles found dead in barracks at Faslane naval base near Glasgow

Severin Carrell Scotland editor and Dan Sabbagh

10, Dec, 2021 @11:09 AM

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MoD procurement disasters, delays and overspends
A catalogue of UK defence projects vital to national security that ended up on the scrap heap in the last 15 years

Dan Sabbagh

03, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Britain’s military must learn from its mistakes
Letters: Britain’s armed forces are dodging responsibility for failings in Afghanistan and Iraq, argues Prof Paul Dixon. RC Pennington fears military history is doomed to repeat itself. Plus letters from Margaret Phelps, Diana Francis and Jim Golcher

Letters

24, Aug, 2021 @4:56 PM

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UK’s Trident plan incompatible with non-proliferation treaty, peers told
Ex-Foreign Office boss and LSE academics warn against planned increase in nuclear weapon stockpile

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

18, May, 2021 @2:21 PM

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How a blackbird captured lockdown | Brief letters
Brief letters: Birdsong | Relocating Trident | Searching for the Guardian

Letters

28, Apr, 2021 @4:16 PM

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Trident could be forced overseas or halted if Scotland gains independence
Continuing UK’s nuclear deterrent would probably require help of an allied country, defence expert says

Dan Sabbagh

26, Apr, 2021 @2:33 PM

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This is a defence of white elephants, not the realm | Letters
Letters: Richard Norton-Taylor, Fawzi Ibrahim and Margaret Owen on the government’s security, defence and foreign policy review

Letters

18, Mar, 2021 @6:05 PM

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