Hundreds of jobs are under threat at Michelin's Dundee factory after a fall in global demand for premium tyres.
A man threw an axe at police officers, threatened to blow up his house and told officers he would kill them if they entered his home during a six-hour siege.
A pensioner arrived at a man’s house with an arsenal of weapons, including an axe, knives and a container of sulphuric acid, to try to get a signed confession of historic abuse.
Alyth man in court charged with threatening to blow his house up and throwing axe at a police officer
A man has appeared in court accused of barricading himself in his home, threatening to blow it up and throwing an axe at a police officer.
An armed stand-off in a Brechin street led to three men being sentenced at Forfar Sheriff Court.