An Aberdeen gambler who threatened to “smash up” his local bookies after losing money on a machine has been jailed.
A gambler threatened to “smash up” his local bookies after losing money on a machine.
Derek Ellington, 32, appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court over the incident, which happened on October 2 or 3 last year.
A masked robber was snared by detectives thanks to a Facebook message he sent to a friend.
The north-east has secured the second highest number of pledges of support for a national campaign to tackle violence against women.
An MSP has backed a campaign to tackle violence against women in the north-east.
A 38-year-old man has been charged in connection with two alleged robberies at Aberdeen bookies.
A man is due to appear in court today in connection with two alleged robberies at Aberdeen bookmakers.
Officers are carrying out high-visibility patrols and security checks at businesses in Aberdeen after break-ins at bookies.
Bosses at an Aberdeen bookmakers have said they will work with police to catch those responsible for a robbery.
Man-made structures such as oil rigs and shipwrecks could help threatened corals to spread, a new study suggests.
Black rats introduced to tropical islands in the past 300 years have caused devastating damage to coral reefs, a study has found.
A promising footballer whose career was wrecked by injury was today jailed for five years for an armed raid on an Aberdeen bookies.
A third of the Great Barrier Reef’s coral suffered ‘catastrophic die-off’ during 2016 heatwave, scientists say
The Great Barrier Reef in Australia experienced a “catastrophic die-off” following an extended marine heatwave in 2016, scientists say.
Coral reef growth could be severely stunted by the end of the century if greenhouse gas emissions continue unchecked, research has shown.
Aberdeen is still the UK city most likely to have a white Christmas.
Corals like to eat plastic because it tastes good, scientists have found, raising concerns about the hazardous effect it might have on these marine animals.
A fire has started under the floor boards on an Aberdeen bookies.
A man who robbed a betting shop manager at knifepoint has been jailed for 28 months.
Two people are due in court today in connection with an alleged armed robbery at an Aberdeen bookmakers.
Police were today on the hunt for two men after an armed robbery at an Aberdeen bookies.