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.
The Ministry of Defence has been formally reprimanded by its internal safety regulator for five nuclear safety breaches, according to documents seen by The Ferret.
The Ministry of Defence has failed to complete a review of the public hazards of nuclear bomb convoys despite being told by its watchdog in 2011 it was urgent.
Revelations that the Ministry of Defence is planning 14 new developments at the Trident nuclear bases on the Clyde have sparked criticism.
The Ministry of Defence has censored official warnings about the safety of the Trident nuclear weapons system based on the Clyde.
Westminster spending watchdog condemns UK government plans to replace Trident as “in doubt” or “unachievable”.
The whistleblower who revealed Israel's secret nuclear missile programme and was jailed for 18 years has been sentenced again.
Backed by Nicola Sturgeon but boycotted by Westminster, 122 countries agree a treaty for the “irreversible elimination” of nuclear weapons.