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Veterans' long battle for nuclear tests' compensation

The Court of Appeal's decision to deny ex-servicemen compensation for the injuries they say they suffered during Cold War nuclear tests more than 50 years ago, is a setback for the thousands who were watching the test cases anxiously.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-11811508

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Open verdict on veteran's death

An open verdict has been recorded on the death of a nuclear test veteran who developed cancer that his widow blamed on exposure to radiation.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/hereford/worcs/8346522.stm

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Nuclear test veterans can sue MoD

Ex-servicemen who took part in nuclear tests in the 1950s have won the right to sue the government for compensation.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8083327.stm

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Cancer victim in MoD legal fight

A Worcestershire cancer victim has won the right to sue the Ministry of Defence for the illness he claims was caused by nuclear tests 60 years ago.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/hereford/worcs/8084955.stm

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Nuclear vet widow wants justice

The widow of a Worcestershire veteran who says her husband died from cancer caused by nuclear fallout has vowed to "fight on for justice".

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/hereford/worcs/8025474.stm

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Nuclear test veterans 'in shorts'

A veteran has said servicemen wore only "shirts and shorts" during the 1950s nuclear tests in the South Pacific.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/shropshire/7843354.stm

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Ex-soldier backs nuclear veterans

An ex-soldier with cancer is backing calls by veterans of nuclear tests in the South Pacific for compensation.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/hereford/worcs/7843121.stm

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Nuclear veterans told: No case for compensation

Ministers tell servicemen who witnessed 1950s test explosions they should have claimed years ago

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/nuclear-veterans-told-no-...

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Veterans closer to tests payments

Former Manx servicemen who took part in British nuclear weapons tests more than 50 years ago are edging closer to receiving their compensation.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/isle_of_man/7496328.stm

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Bomb test veterans join court bid

Former servicemen and families from the South East have joined one of the country's biggest compensation claims.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/7362893.stm