Michael Heseltine informed Ms Thatcher there would be four infantry battalions on standby in case of any trouble from the demonstrators
A new Prime Minister’s first statement to the house still counts as a quiet day in these rarefied times. And as she quietly assured her peers that, yes, she would be happy to kill hundreds of thousands of people, the old Prime Minister up on the back benches offered little more than a half-interested blink.
Parliament is due to vote on whether to renew the UK's nuclear submarines
The National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review said that there is 'no direct threat to the UK or its vital interests from states developing weapons of mass destruction'
International think-tank on proliferation warns that a possible ‘dirty-bomb’ attack on a Western capital is ‘high’
There are around 15,850 nuclear warheads in the world, spread between nine nations
He is the first serving US President to visit the Japanese city
The US Government Accountability Office found that the defense department was still using 1970s-era computer systems
Barack Obama has warned that the prospect of Isis or other terrorists getting hold of a nuclear bomb is among the most serious threats faced by the world.
The summit met to discuss the threat of terrorist groups obtaining nuclear weapons
Trump says he won't 'take any cards off the table'
'Choose, United States. Whether the country called United States continues to exist in this planet depends on your choice'
The South Pacific islands still suffer from nuclear bomb testing during the Cold War
The flights were between the UK and the United States
A leading Russian scientist criticised the idea, saying it was like 'using a steam-hammer to crack a nut'
Report by think-tank says Britain’s nuclear deterrent could be worthless before it is even launched