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.
Plans to replace Trident should be cancelled to prevent humanity toppling “into a nuclear annihilation abyss,” says former nuclear commander.
After a breach in radioactive waste management procedures at the Trident submarine base on the Clyde, Ministry of Defence bosses admitted there had been "clear process failings and a lack of management supervision."
Revelations that the Ministry of Defence is planning 14 new developments at the Trident nuclear bases on the Clyde have sparked criticism.
Scotland is “wholly unprepared” to deal with an accident or an attack on the nuclear bomb convoys that travel across the country.
Westminster spending watchdog condemns UK government plans to replace Trident as “in doubt” or “unachievable”.
Backed by Nicola Sturgeon but boycotted by Westminster, 122 countries agree a treaty for the “irreversible elimination” of nuclear weapons.
The Attorney General’s Office is investigating whether Prime Minister Theresa May can be taken to court for conspiring to commit war crimes with Trident.