SCOTS-based RAF Typhoons and a warship have been scrambled as Russian bombers and navy vessels passed close to the UK.
It is a fundamental job of any government - keeping its people safe.
Thousands of anti-nuclear protesters have come together in a major rally calling on politicians to scrap Trident.
An Italian military aircraft has been escorted into Prestwick Airport by RAF Typhoons after losing communication over Scotland.
A Labour government would consider if one submarine fewer could be used to provide Britain's nuclear deterrent, Ed Balls has said.