A ruling allowing the Ministry of Defence to keep nuclear safety problems secret has been condemned as a threat to democracy, with “devastating” accident risks.
The Scottish Government should buy up, break up and sell off large forestry estates to diversify woodland ownership, experts are recommending.
The UK government is accused of secretly boosting the number of Trident nuclear warheads stored on the Clyde over the last five years.
Nuclear bomb sites across the UK have fire safety problems as well as shortages of safety regulators and engineers, according to a Ministry of Defence report.
Grouse shooting will be banned on sporting estates where birds are prey are being illegally killed, the Scottish Government has announced.
The cost of UK programmes to replace Trident and nuclear submarines on the Clyde increased by over £1 billion in a year, according to data released by the Ministry of Defence.
The Ministry of Defence has wasted £9 million on tax fines, contract errors and other “fruitless payments”, according to an official list.
Scots vulnerable to the coronavirus are struggling to access vital home delivery services because the Scottish Government has failed to share data with retailers.
The Ministry of Defence has “major weaknesses” in its safety systems putting the military and civilians at risk from accidental injuries and death, according to the MoD’s internal watchdog.