As many as 22 nuclear warheads were transported from England to Scotland in eight road convoys during 2020 despite coronavirus restrictions.
The coronavirus lockdown cut toxic exhaust fumes in Scotland’s towns and cities by a third in 2020 – but the reduction only lasted three months.
Computer systems at the Scottish Government’s green watchdog have been crippled for two weeks by a “complex and sophisticated” cyber attack.
Heathrow airport has lobbied Scottish ministers and MSPs over 40 times in two years to back a proposed third runway in London.
The Scottish Government’s wildlife agency told farmers that beavers were “good to eat and could be used for taxidermy”.
Nuclear bomb sites across the UK have fire safety problems as well as shortages of safety regulators and engineers, according to a Ministry of Defence report.
Grouse shooting will be banned on sporting estates where birds are prey are being illegally killed, the Scottish Government has announced.
One of Scotland’s leading wind power developers has come under attack for allegedly avoiding millions of pounds of tax by being owned in the Cayman Islands.
The company that runs the port at Hunterston in North Ayrshire wants to use it to break up the radioactive hulks of defunct nuclear submarines.