PM: Trident deterrent is 'best insurance' UK can have

David Cameron is telling his audience in Glasgow that having the Trident nuclear deterrent is the "best insurance policy that you can have that you will never be subject to nuclear blackmail".

It took three questions to get on to the subject of cuts, with the Prime Minister saying that "defence can't be exempt altogether from difficult decisions".

He says that the new aircraft carriers, Typhoons and other Army kit will be best in the world despite the cuts.

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PM: North Korea is threat to UK

David Cameron has warned it would be "foolish" to consider abandoning its Trident deterrent because the UK faces an increased threat of a nuclear attack from regimes including North Korea. He claimed rockets from Pyongyang could hit Britain.