The discovery of a highly radioactive nuclear fuel element at Hunterston in North Ayrshire has sparked concerns about an “alarming safety lapse”.
The UK government is trying to resurrect plutonium-powered reactors despite abandoning a multi-billion bid to make them work in Scotland.
Investigations have been launched into how radioactive waste ended up in a transport container at Hunterston nuclear power station in breach of environmental rules.
The Scottish Government mistakenly reveals that Nicola Sturgeon refused to meet an Aboriginal nuclear waste protestor to try and avoid political damage – not because she was too busy.
A US environmental group is urging the UK to look after its own nuclear waste, and not dump it in the US.