A man has been remanded in custody after ringing 999 and demanding police and an ambulance - because he had a temperature and thought he might have Covid.
After nearly 50 years of keeping the Mearns coastline safe, a dedicated RNLI crew member is stepping down.
Thieves have stolen a fridge from a north-east holiday home.
Government briefings have prompted surges in 999 calls during the coronavirus pandemic as demand for emergency services has fallen during traditional peak times.
A man has been given a jail warning after making "ridiculous" nuisance calls to emergency services over burning his steak, falling out of bed, and his heating not working.
An ingrown toenail and a fear of catching a sexually transmitted disease are just some of the inappropriate emergency calls made to an ambulance service.
A man has been seriously injured in an attack involving two groups. The 20-year-old was assaulted with a weapon near Trinity Place in Elgin at about 11.40pm last night.
Two people will appear in court on Monday after £80,000 designer clothing was stolen from an Aberdeen shop.
Two men have been charged in connection with the "high value" theft of scaffolding in Moray.
Police have confirmed a huge fire which destroyed a former Aberdeen school was set deliberately.
A helicopter has crashed in a field in the Highlands.
A driver has been taken to hospital following a one-car crash near Tarves.
Heartless theives have targeted a north-east charity shop, pocketing donations and leaving a trail of destruction.
Police have found a man who went missing from his home in Ellon.
A man has been charged after chainsaws and other equipment were stolen from a north-east farm.
More than 20 straw bales have been destroyed in two deliberate fires.
Firefighters have been called to Oldmeldrum following reports of flames coming from a manhole cover.
Ian Scott was not present at court, but previously pled guilty to making a phone call to police in which he made threats of violence.
A man has appeared in court in connection with a deliberate house fire in Keith.
Two north-east youths have been charged after police received hoax 999 calls.
Garry Donald, 46, appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court and admitted two counts of behaving in a threatening manner by repeatedly calling 999 on two days – June 26 and last Friday.
Police are warning a north-east community about issue with the 999 service. BT has informed officers of the problem affecting landlines in the Memsie area, near Fraserburgh. Mobile phone and internet services are unaffected and BT engineers are working to restore the service.
An issue with the 999 service in an Aberdeen area has been reported by BT to Police Scotland.
Jamie Stewart, 28, had police and ambulance crews scrambling on Sunday afternoon and was slammed by Sheriff Andrew Miller for making the “needless” call.
An issue with the 999 service in area of the north-east has been reported by BT to Police Scotland.
Politicians said today that people behind hoax 999 calls are making things worse and called on them to face the full force of the law.
Ambulances have been called to the north-east’s superjail 85 times in the past three years, new figures reveal.
North-east residents have been warned they are unable to make emergency 999 calls today.
An emergency service has been restored after an outage in a north-east town.
The emergency 999 service has been restored in the north-east, police have said.