Nearly 30% of teachers in Aberdeen have been assaulted by pupils in the last year, new figures have revealed.
Some of the weapons recorded as being involved in incidents included books, pens, a baking tray and a water bottle. Meanwhile, a green laser pen resulted in the temporary loss of sight for one teacher.
College bosses in the north-east have welcomed news that a pay deal has been agreed with lecturers.
A teaching union has raised concerns about primary school class sizes.
The company’s drinks dispenser will allow customers to complete a transaction for two drinks in just 20 seconds.
A leading anti-violence campaigner today warned focusing on weapon searches in schools could do "more harm than good".
Investigations are being carried out following two separate deaths at businesses.
A North-east college has vowed to stay open as lecturers from across Scotland were due to start strike action today over a pay dispute.