Nuclear crash exercise beset by blunders, says MoD
An exercise testing emergency responses to a nuclear bomb convoy crashing and spreading a cloud of radioactive contamination was plagued with errors.
March 12, 2023
Security breaches at UK nuclear police reach eight year high
The police force tasked with guarding UK nuclear plants reported 37 security breaches last year including the thefts of three ‘classified’ Microsoft tablets.
March 4, 2023
Revealed: nuclear bomb convoy’s 40 safety incidents
The nuclear bomb convoy that regularly criss-crosses the UK by road has logged 40 safety incidents in the last three years.
January 15, 2023
Threat to nuclear safety from prolonged Trident patrols
New evidence that Trident submarines have been at sea for a record-breaking five months in 2022 prompts nuclear safety warning.
December 6, 2022
Brexit threat to nuclear safety laws
UK Government plans threatening nuclear and radiation safety laws in a “Brexit bonfire” have provoked resistance from regulators and trade unionists.
November 13, 2022
Trident nuclear projects branded as unachievable￼
Two projects vital for renewing the Trident nuclear weapons system on the Clyde have been damned as “unachievable” by a UK Government watchdog.
August 29, 2022
Public told ‘half truths’ over nuclear fusion plan, say anti-nuclear groups
Anti-nuclear campaigners have accused organisations supporting plans for a nuclear fusion plant in North Ayrshire of having promoted the project with “half truths” and warned it would be “dangerous” for the environment.
August 7, 2022
Industry lobbies MSPs to back nuclear power￼
The UK nuclear industry has stepped up its lobbying of MSPs to try and reverse Holyrood's opposition to new nuclear power stations.
June 19, 2022
Alarm over nuclear safety incidents at Clyde bases
Nuclear safety incidents on the Clyde with the “potential” to cause radiation leaks contaminating people and the environment have nearly doubled.
May 29, 2022