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 …

Bomb squad called to Aberdeen street for second time in one week amid ‘ongoing incident’

Bomb disposal squads have been called to a street in Aberdeen for the second time in a week. Police and Explosive Ordnance Disposal units raced to King Street on Friday night to deal with an ‘ongoing incident’. It comes just Read More …

An Aberdeen man has appeared in court charged with making or possessing an explosive

Richard Smith, 26, appeared in private at Aberdeen Sheriff Court in connection with the matter. It comes after chemicals were seized at a property in Aberdeen. A cordon was put in place around a property on King Street and residents Read More …