A Scottish Government minister apologised after being forced to admit that more than 12 times as much public money was handed to Highlands-based arms firms than was previously stated.
More than 10,000 children were killed or maimed in conflicts around the world during 2017, raising questions about the arms trade.
Safety problems plaguing the nuclear bomb convoys that regularly crisscross the country by road have risen to a record high, according to new figures from the Ministry of Defence.
An Edinburgh factory run by an Italian arms multinational makes laser technology for the type of warplanes used by Turkey against the Kurds in Syria.
New cracks have been discovered in one of Scotland’s ageing nuclear reactors, raising radiation safety fears and resulting in a prolonged shutdown.
Scottish Government officials contacted organisations after they had submitted written evidence but before they gave oral evidence on the Named Person Bill to a Holyrood committee.
A report from the Yemen Data Project on the war there found a notable shift in targeting from the Saudi-led coalition with air raids on non-military targets double those recorded on military targets.
Revelations that the Ministry of Defence is planning 14 new developments at the Trident nuclear bases on the Clyde have sparked criticism.
At least 50 arms company employees had passes for Ministry of Defence premises this year, allowing them privileged access to Whitehall.