UK set to increase number of nuclear warheads that it can stockpile - Telegraph

The Union Jack is seen flying while a British nuclear Astute-class submarine HMS Ambush is seen docked in a port while it is repaired in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar

(Reuters) - The British government is set to increase the number of nuclear warheads that it can stockpile, The Telegraph's Deputy Political Editor tweeted on Friday.

The announcement is expected in the Integrated Review on Tuesday, in change of direction on non-proliferation, according to the tweet.

UK has around 180 warheads stockpiled, the tweet added.

(Reporting by Juby Babu in Bengaluru)