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The DSEI arms fair has opened in London, as a poll reveals that such events are opposed by a majority of the British public.
Nonviolent resistance is continuing to impede the setting up of the DSEI arms fair at the Excel Centre in east London.
The Peace Pledge Union has said that an extra £2.2bn for "defence" will fuel war while diverting money from real needs.
Lorries transporting equipment for London's DSEI arms fair have been held up by people nonviolently blocking the road.
The Peace Pledge Union will be one of many groups joining mass protests next week ahead of the DSEI arms fair in London.
The organisers of Pride in Surrey have had participants removed for objecting to BAE Systems' sponsorship of the event.
The UK's Bisexual Convention (BiCon) has voted overwhelmingly to rule out arms industry sponsorship and military recruitment stalls.
Newly appointed Education Secretary Gavin Williamson is facing questions over his previous support for introducing "military schools".
The UK’s incoming Prime Minister has been urged to reject proposals to introduce a “presumption against prosecution” for armed forces personnel.
The Ministry of Defence has been accused of insulting victims after suggesting that bullying problems can be solved with diversity training.