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Record year for marine animal strandings in Scotland

Image copyright WDC Image caption The figures include dozens of beaked whales that were found dead on the west coast The organisation that investigates the deaths of whales and dolphins on Scotland’s coast said 2018…


Ex-marine Baz Gray completes solo trek to South Pole

Image copyright Jason Howard Photography Image caption Baz Gray travelled 745 miles in 39 days, reaching the South Pole completely unassisted A former Royal Marine who has completed a 745-mile (1,200km) solo trek to the…


Paul Whelan: Ex-US Marine held on suspicion of spying is UK citizen

Image copyright Family handout/AFP Russia must not use UK citizens as “pawns in diplomatic chess” the foreign secretary has said, after the arrest of joint US-UK national Paul Whelan. Jeremy Hunt said he was “extremely…


Former Royal Marine caught with home-made pipe bomb

Image caption Police sealed off the area after finding the device in Allan Peach’s home A former Royal Marine was caught with a pipe bomb in his flat and equipment to make more devices, a…


Divers reveal St Kilda marine life in ‘good condition’

Image copyright George Stoyle Image caption A Lion’s Mane jellyfish Reefs and sea caves around St Kilda are in “good condition”, Scottish Natural Heritage divers have revealed. Underwater researchers photographed stunning images of marine life…


Ferguson Marine says it will lose £40m on new CalMac ferries

Image copyright Mark F Gibson Image caption The delayed ferries are at the centre of a row between Ferguson Marine and the Scottish government’s ferry company The shipbuilder with the contract to build two delayed…


Marine Harvest sees ‘bright future’ in Scotland

Image copyright PA Image caption Marine Harvest is the world’s largest producer of farmed salmon The boss of one the world’s biggest seafood firms says there is a bright future for its Scottish operation. Norwegian…


Marine Scotland ‘bullying’ review concluded

Image caption DeeAnn Fitzpatrick claims she was taped to a chair and gagged as a warning The official Scottish government review into Marine Scotland after a “whistleblower’s” claims of sexism and bullying has been concluded….


Clyde marine hub ‘could create 1,000 jobs’ on derelict site

Image copyright Aerial Sense Image caption Malin Group wants to establish a marine engineering hub on a derelict site in West Dunbartonshire A plan to bring marine manufacturing back to the River Clyde has the…


Belfast balloon release ‘horrendous’ say marine experts

Image copyright LAL Image caption It was the 12th time the annual balloon release has been held A balloon release in Northern Ireland could have a “horrendous” impact on marine life, said an Isle of…


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