RAF aircraft over Glasgow sparks odd speculation in local media

Despite provocative headlines to the contrary, the aircraft that was conducting training in and around Glasgow Airport was not "mysterious", "unmarked" or anything at all to do with the "Coronavirus lockdown".

Scottish First Minister claims support ship work not going to the Clyde is ‘betrayal’,...

The First Minister of Scotland has inexplicably stated that the international tendering for auxiliary vessel contracts is a betrayal for the Clyde, despite the yards having no interest in them, having never been promised them and the fact the vessels couldn't physically fit on the slipway.

Has the Clyde been betrayed over support ship work?

It has been claimed that shipbuilding on the Clyde has been "betrayed".

How many ships are the Clyde shipyards expecting to build?

There's a lot of misunderstanding and myth circulating about how many ships the shipyards on the Clyde are expecting to build, but what's the truth?

No change to Op Althea shoulder insignia, contrary to claims on social media

The Permanent Joint Headquarters (PJHQ) has confirmed to us that British soldiers in Bosnia have not changed their shoulder insignia, contrary to a wildly shared tweet from the 'Veterans for Britain' group. 

Fact Check: How many ships are the Clyde shipyards going to build?

There's a lot of misunderstanding and myth circulating about how many ships the shipyards on the Clyde are expecting to build, but what's the truth?

Technically the Royal Navy is growing, just not any larger than it was four...

Statements made by the government explicitly claim that the Royal Navy is growing, but are those claims accurate? Yes and no.

No, PPE for Scotland isn’t being ‘diverted to England’

It had been claimed that PPE companies in England were told to prioritise England over Scotland. The First Minister of Scotland and the Scottish Health Secretary have however "accepted assurances" that this is not the case.

Fact Check: How many jobs depend on Faslane?

Faslane is the second largest single-site employer in Scotland, after the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, with around 11,000 jobs directly and indirectly reliant on the base.

Has the Clyde really been betrayed over the Type 31 Frigate or is there...

With the news that BAE don't intend to assemble the Type 31 Frigate on the Clyde, we ask if the yards have really been betrayed or is this a result of a shifting shipbuilding strategy?

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