Anti-nuclear activists march against Trident

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Anti-nuclear activists called on the government to "wrap up" the Trident nuclear missiles programme during a protest in central London today.

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he group wrapped a huge pink-coloured scarf, around the Ministry of Defence building.

Protestors held "A&E not WMD" and"Books Not Bombs" signs and also carried fake bins of radioactive waste.

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The protest came just days after a debate in the Commons on the future of Trident.

Only 37 MPs backed a motion calling on the Government to not renew Trident, which protestors said showed the "gulf" between politicians and the public.