Cracks that could increase the risk of a radioactive accident at Torness nuclear station in East Lothian will start appearing six years sooner than previously thought, says UK safety watchdog.
Investigations have been launched into how radioactive waste ended up in a transport container at Hunterston nuclear power station in breach of environmental rules.
The nuclear power station at Hunterston in North Ayrshire has breached radiation safety rules and suffered five other problems with its safety systems.
EDF Energy under fire for advising that the emergency zone to protect people around cracked nuclear reactors at Hunterston could be shrunk to a kilometre.
The graphite cores of two ageing nuclear reactors at Hunterston in North Ayrshire have begun to crumble as cracks spread.
One of the two cracked reactors at Hunterston B nuclear power station in North Ayrshire has been given permission to reopen - but only for four months.
Investigations have been launched into four safety incidents at the Hunterston B nuclear power station in North Ayrshire, according to the UK government’s nuclear watchdog.
A report by scientists proposing that Scotland should consider building an array of small nuclear power reactors to help combat climate warming has been dismissed as “disingenuous”.
The UK nuclear safety watchdog has boosted checks on two reactors in Scotland because of proliferating cracks in their graphite cores.