Thousands of children have been caught carrying weapons in school, an investigation has found, with suspects as young as four years old.
A man who had previously been denied a gun licence has been jailed after illegally importing weapons from Spain and hiding them in his basement.
Hundreds of firearms, air weapons and ammunition surrendered to police in the north-east have been destroyed.
Parents have received letters setting out the policy on weapons in Aberdeen schools.
A recommendation to change the law to allow pupils to be searched in school will not be taken forward.
Pens, plastic bottles, chairs, lighters, a cup of tea, a pool ball and bodily waste are just some of the items that were used to assault staff at North-east prisons.