Arms firms selling weapons to Israel received nearly £10m in Scottish Enterprise grants
Arms firms in Scotland who sell weapons to Israel received nearly £10m in grants from Scottish Enterprise, it has been revealed.
Westminster bid to re-launch toxic plutonium reactors
The UK government is trying to resurrect plutonium-powered reactors despite abandoning a multi-billion bid to make them work in Scotland.
Arms firms in Scotland fail to make checks to prevent war crimes
Arms firms in Scotland are failing to make human rights checks which could prevent their products from being used in potential war crimes.
Scottish Government hands £3m to arms firms profiting from Yemen war
Arms firms supplying weapons for the war in Yemen that has killed 70,000 people were handed nearly £3m by the Scottish Government last year.
Scottish Parliament to review ethics of pension investments
Holyrood's £82m pension fund is to be reviewed after campaigners questioned investments in arms, fossil fuels, tobacco and iPhone factories linked to mass suicides.
Call for investigation after arms firms links to Whitehall exposed
At least 50 arms company employees had passes for Ministry of Defence premises this year, allowing them privileged access to Whitehall.
Scottish taxpayers give Italian arms firm £6m
An Italian arms multinational has received more than £6 million from the Scottish Government, which has also given money to other arms firms.
SNP MPs wined and dined by arms companies
An SNP MP who criticised UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia has received more than £400 worth of hospitality from a defence lobby group.
Trident plans ‘in doubt’, says government watchdog
The Infrastructure and Projects Authority told the Cabinet Office that £31bn programme for new nuclear submarines faces "major risks".