UK: Notorious attacker found with bomb-making and neo-Nazi material

A man who attacked a woman so brutally she lost the ability to speak has now been convicted of possessing bomb-making and other terrorist material. Jon Craig’s hoard of terrorist literature and neo-Nazi photographs were discovered by police as they Read More …

Tayside veteran clears 1,000 explosive devices in war-torn Iraq with Scottish charity

Montrose-born Frank Philip, 61 has spent the year dodging danger in the country, which has been ravaged by war since the US and UK-led invasion in 2003 to remove leader Saddam Hussein. Former soldier Philip – who now lives in Read More …

UK: ‘Pristine’ WW2 mine with 350kg of explosives detonated in Firth of Clyde

Bomb disposal experts from HMNB Clyde near Helensburgh were called into action yesterday (Tuesday) after a Second World War mine in “pristine” condition was discovered in waters around the Firth of Clyde. The team of explosive ordnance disposal experts from Read More …

Bomb squad called to ‘smoking package addressed to Nicola Sturgeon’ at Edinburgh Royal Mail office

Police Scotland, the Fire Service and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit were called to the Sighthill delivery office on Cultins Road at around 10.30am on Saturday. The Scottish Sun are reporting that the package was ‘smouldering’ and had the First Read More …

UK: Bomb squad called as Angus beach closed off following ‘explosive’ find

An Angus beach was sealed off for almost six hours after suspected explosives were discovered. As reported in The Evening Telegraph, UK Coastguard closed a section of the coastline at Carnoustie after two devices were found by a member of 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 …

Edinburgh: Bomb squad carry out controlled explosion after ‘potentially suspicious item’ found in Holyrood Road

A bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion tonight after a potentially suspicious item was found in Holyrood Road this afternoon. Police sealed off part of the road outside the Holyrood 9A pub, between St Mary’s Street and a Read More …