Scotland is facing a reprimand at a United Nations summit for failing to give communities rights to fight damaging building developments.
Backed by Nicola Sturgeon but boycotted by Westminster, 122 countries agree a treaty for the “irreversible elimination” of nuclear weapons.
Critics of the arms trade will appeal a High Court decision which allows the UK Government to continue exporting arms to Saudi Arabia.
The Attorney General’s Office is investigating whether Prime Minister Theresa May can be taken to court for conspiring to commit war crimes with Trident.
The number of nuclear bombs being driven to and from the Clyde rose more than fivefold last year to help modernise Trident.
The UK government has been lambasted for rejecting a move by the United Nations to outlaw nuclear weapons.
A new report on human rights violations in Yemen from the UN said 3799 civilians have now been killed and 6711 injured in the 17 month war.
A US arms firm in Fife has been linked to an alleged war crime in Yemen after a code was found on a bomb fragment
UK Government arms sales to Saudi Arabia condemned after Yemen forces branded child killers.