UK: Night violence in Niddrie and Glasgow was organised, say police

Eight police officers have been injured in what police described as organised Bonfire Night clashes in Scotland. The most serious disorder took place in the Niddrie area of Edinburgh, where a group of 50 youths threw fireworks and petrol bombs Read More …

UK: Bomb disposal team called in and 80 evacuated after ‘hazardous materials’ found in Glasgow flat

Around 80 people were evacuated and a bomb disposal team called in after “hazardous material” was found in a flat in east Glasgow, Police Scotland said. Police arrived at the flat in Shettleston shortly after 5pm on Monday and remained Read More …

UK: Further searches after bomb squad removes ‘suspect item’ from flat

Further searches are under way after a bomb squad removed a “suspect item” from a flat in Glasgow on Monday. Police were called to the scene on Petershill Road in the Springburn area of the city just after 10am on Read More …

UK: Homes evacuated and man arrested after bomb squad called to a flat in Glasgow

Homes have been evacuated and a man has been arrested after bomb disposal units were called to a block of flats in Glasgow. Police are currently at the scene on Petershill Road in the Springburn area of the city after Read More …

UK: Bomb squad scare sparks second Glasgow street lockdown as specialist cops scour scene

A bomb squad scare has seen a second Scots street locked down this week as specialist officers were deployed to the scene. Mansion Court in Cambuslang was sealed off on Tuesday night after an alleged suspect package was found. The Read More …

Brother of Glasgow Airport suicide bomber Kafeel Ahmed arrested over alleged terror plot

The doctor brother of Glasgow Airport suicide bomber Kafeel Ahmed has been arrested in India as part of an alleged terror recruitment plot. Ex-NHS doctor Sabeel Ahmed was identified by anti-terrorism detectives as being behind a secret campaign to get Read More …

UK: Bomb squad carry out controlled explosion in Glasgow home

A man has been arrested after suspicious items were discovered in a Glasgow property late last night. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Liddesdale Square in  Glasgow North where the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit safely removed the items before carrying Read More …

London and Glasgow parcel bombs linked to devices sent to army centres

A series of parcel bombs sent to locations in London and Glasgow earlier this year have been connected to devices targeting army offices in 2014. Anti-terror investigators have said they are now “formally linking” the incendiary devices posted in March and explosives sent Read More …