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Family calls for nuclear health tests

Relatives of an army veteran from north Wales used in nuclear experiments are demanding health tests after a series of medical problems in the family.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/2304951.stm

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UK's nuclear tests under scrutiny

The Metropolitan Police has begun an investigation into aspects of Britain's nuclear testing programme in the 1950s.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/1731360.stm

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The nuclear 'guinea pigs'

Ken McGinley, one of two ex-servicemen seeking compensation for being made to witness nuclear explosions in the South Pacific, has failed in his legal bid against the government. But what did the thousands of young soldiers experience on Christmas Island 40 years ago?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/622022.stm

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Nuclear test veterans lose legal battle

Veterans of British nuclear tests in the Pacific in the 1950s have lost their latest effort to establish whether their human rights were violated by the government of the day.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/621403.stm

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Fijian N-test veteran sues UK

A Fijian veteran present during UK nuclear testing on Christmas Island in the late 1950s has filed for compensation with the European court of Human Rights.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/245691.stm