Revealed: nuclear bomb convoy’s 40 safety incidents
The nuclear bomb convoy that regularly criss-crosses the UK by road has logged 40 safety incidents in the last three years.
Threat to nuclear safety from prolonged Trident patrols
New evidence that Trident submarines have been at sea for a record-breaking five months in 2022 prompts nuclear safety warning.
Trident nuclear projects branded as unachievable￼
Two projects vital for renewing the Trident nuclear weapons system on the Clyde have been damned as “unachievable” by a UK Government watchdog.
MoD under fire for lobbying MPs on nuclear weapons
The Ministry of Defence is facing criticism for lobbying up to 27 Westminster politicians on the “benefits” of nuclear weapons for the union.
Royal Navy silent on nuclear submarine crashes
The Royal Navy has refused to say whether anyone was disciplined following an incident in which a nuclear submarine nearly crashed into a ferry.
‘Devastating’ nuclear accident risks kept under wraps
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.
‘Sleekit’ increase in Trident nuclear warheads on the Clyde
The UK government is accused of secretly boosting the number of Trident nuclear warheads stored on the Clyde over the last five years.
Trident damned as ‘deadly farce’ after costs rise £1bn
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.
Ministry of Defence gags staff on Trident and Scotland
The Ministry of Defence has banned its military and civilian staff from speaking publicly about Trident nuclear weapons in Scotland.