Volunteers raced to launch a lifeboat from Kinghorn earlier this evening after receiving a call from a "sinking vessel" - however the incident turned out to be a hoax.
A shamanic Afghanistan veteran who stole a yacht from an Angus harbour and went sailing in it with his partner to “show it some love” has been sentenced to unpaid work for the bizarre theft.
Arbroath’s all weather lifeboat was launched in the early hours of Sunday morning after a yacht suffered difficulties.
Lifeboats had to rescue a yacht off the coast of East Haven this evening after the vessel suffered an engine failure.
Emergency services rushed to a Fife port on Tuesday night following reports of a dog in distress in the water.
Lifeboat bosses have issued a summer warning after an angler had to be rescued from cliffs on the Angus coast.
Two Perthshire men were rescued on Saturday morning from a Highland mountain which has witnessed two recent tragedies.
A dangerous driver who crashed into a Coastguard vehicle responding to an emergency Angus callout is facing an electronic tag.
Lifeboats rescue man and woman from beneath Tay Road Bridge in separate incidents an hour and a half apart
Two people have been rescued from the River Tay near Dundee by RNLI lifeboats within an hour and a half of each other.
Broughty Ferry and Carnoustie lifeboats rushed to the scene of an upturned dinghy this morning.