New safety fears over 10-year failure to recruit enough skilled and experienced staff to work on UK nuclear weapons and submarines.
Trident submariners were guilty of a “prolonged and repeated failure” to understand and control reactor risks at the Faslane nuclear base on the Clyde.
Safety fears have been raised about planes carrying nuclear weapons ingredients such as tritium, plutonium and enriched uranium over the UK.
Mock nuclear accident tests involving the emergency services have revealed life-threatening delays, equipment shortages, and communication breakdowns.
A campaign group is calling for £200m to be invested in the west of Scotland to make the region a global leader in green energy.
Top secret police files detailing covert spying on Scots political activists have been condemned by trade unionists and campaigners.
A secret plan to ship nuclear weapons grade uranium from Dounreay in Scotland to Savannah River in the US has been condemned as an “invitation to terrorists”.