UK Tresury:PMS Announcement Welcomed

October 26, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE UK TREASURY: PMS ANNOUNCEMENT WELCOMED The Celtic League welcomes the pledge of £200 million in the form of a £175 million loan and £25 million access fund to aid investors in the failed Presbyterian Mutual Society (PMS). The

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Stranded Submarine: League Warning Prophetic

October 26, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE STRANDED SUBMARINE: LEAGUE WARNING PROPHETIC Today’s incident off Skye involving a stranded British nuclear submarine is just the type of incident we had warned about when three weeks ago we cautioned against any cuts to the provision of

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Union Jack Flag Waving Ends In Shambles

October 19, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE UNION JACK FLAG WAVING ENDS IN SHAMBLES Flag waving exercises by the British military in two of the Celtic countries in the past few months have ended up in a bit of a shambles after serious allegations were

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No To Devonwall Protest

October 19, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE NO TO DEVONWALL PROTEST A Celtic League Branch Secretary has vowed to begin a hunger strike if the government does not respect the Cornish border by creating a new parliamentary constituency that straddles Cornwall and Devon. Michael Chappell

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WYLFA Extension Irresponsible Say League

October 19, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE WYLFA EXTENSION IRRESPONSIBLE SAY LEAGUE The UK government’s decision to extend the operating life of the obsolete nuclear power plant on Anglesey has been called irresponsible by the Celtic League. In a letter to Energy Minister Chris Huhne

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Irish Government Urged To Press UK On WYLFA Operating Extension

October 18, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE IRISH GOVERNMENT URGED TO PRESS UK ON WYLFA OPERATING EXTENSION The Celtic League has urged the Irish government to press the United Kingdom to publish the `safety case’ for the extension of the Wylfa nuclear power plant (see

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Chemical Tanker Incident Highlights ETV Cut Concerns

October 18, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE CHEMICAL TANKER INCIDENT HIGHLIGHTS ETV CUT CONCERNS Just days after the Celtic League warned the United Kingdom government about the dangers of making any cuts to maritime salvage and recovery assets (ETVs) there has been a dramatic reminder

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Hunger Strike Protest Over Boundary Changes

October 13, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE HUNGER STRIKE PROTEST OVER BOUNDARY CHANGES Celtic League Branch Secretary, Michael Chappell, embarked on a hunger strike at the weekend over government plans to create a cross border parliamentary constituencies between Cornwall and Devon. Mr Chappell announced his

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Ireland: Brits Out now Say One in Seven

October 8, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE IRELAND: BRITS OUT NOW SAY ONE IN SEVEN As the Police Service of Northern Ireland prepares to launch a `major security operation’ against `dissident’ republicans it has been revealed that support for the actions of those republicans still

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Cape Wrath:Firing Of Trace Ammunition To Continue Despite Fire Risk

October 8, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE CAPE WRATH: FIRING OF TRACE AMMUNITION TO CONTINUE DESPITE RISK The Ministry of Defence (MOD) will continue to use tracer ammunition in live firing at the Cape Wrath Range in Scotland despite the risk of fire and environmental

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