A series of shortfalls in Scotland’s emergency arrangements for coping with a nuclear bomb convoy crash have been exposed by a Scottish Government review.
American multinationals Raytheon and Lockheed Martin are bidding for a lucrative Ministry of Defence training contract at Faslane.
An emergency exercise imagining an explosion spreading radioactive contamination from a nuclear bomb convoy crash in East Lothian was hampered by communication breakdowns that would have put people at risk.
The UK government’s nuclear weapons programme is facing 21 technical and logistical risks and could end up costing taxpayers £172 billion, according to a new report.
Plans by the Royal Navy to celebrate 50 years of British nuclear weapons at sea are "horrifying" and should be abandoned, say peace campaigners.
Plans by the Ministry of Defence to rethink the disposal of radioactive waste from 27 defunct nuclear submarines have come under fierce fire from campaigners.
UK nuclear submarine crews don’t want to live around the Faslane naval base on the Clyde because of the prospect of Scottish independence, according to an internal report for the Ministry of Defence.
The UK government secretly planned to dump the radioactive hulks of 22 nuclear submarines in the sea off north west Scotland, documents released by the National Archives reveal.
The pension fund for Scotland’s MSPs has invested over £100,000 in a Taiwanese company blamed for mass suicides at its iPhone factories - as well as in Russia, weapons, fossil fuels and tobacco.