An extensive investigation is under way following the deaths of two women in a tragic midnight swimming accident off Aberdeen beach.
A coastguard spokeswoman has confirmed that crews are in attendance at an "ongoing incident" at Burghead Harbour in Moray.
Coastguard crews called to a Moray beauty spot following the discovery of a deadly explosive got more than they bargained for when they stumbled upon another, even larger, device at the same time.
A young couple had an unexpected number of guests at their wedding when a helicopter landed to help an injured hill climber.
A climber was airlifted to hospital last night after plunging more than 30ft from a north-east cliff.
A climber has been airlifted to hospital after plunging more than 30ft from a north-east cliff.
A rescue effort is under way along the north-east coast after a climber fell more than 30ft from cliffs.
Two horses and their riders have been rescued after becoming stuck in thick mud while riding on a beach on the Wirral coast.
A man was taken to hospital after falling off a scooter near a north-east harbour.
New drone technology could save lives across the north by locating missing people more quickly and helping to focus search and rescue operations.
A diver had to be airlifted to hospital this morning after falling ill with decompression sickness.
An injured crewman is currently being transported from the Cape Wrath area to hospital in Inverness after sustaining injuries onboard his vessel.
Two walkers have been found safe and well after going missing in the Cairngorms earlier today.
A crewman from a floundering fishing vessel near Barra was rescued by two passing vessels and a lifeboat this morning.
An airfield that was closed by the RAF decades ago came alive with activity at the weekend as coastguard helicopter crews used it to host a series of drills.
A well-known creel fisherman has died after falling overboard and spending almonst an hour in icy North Sea waters.
Police have confirmed the identity of the woman who died in an incident at Nisabost beach on the Isle of Harris.
A holidaymaker died after being swept into the sea by a wave while taking photographs from rocks at a Hebridean beauty spot.
A fire crew had to be flown in by Coastguard helicopter after a blaze broke out at a world-famous bird observatory on the remote Fair Isle near Shetland.
A climber rescued after being stranded overnight on a mountain in the Highlands has died.
A climber is seriously ill in hospital after being stranded overnight on a mountain in the Highlands.
Two climbers have been found after they were missing overnight amid a high avalanche risk in the Highlands.
Lifesaving equipment has been installed in Speyside to increase safety on Scotland’s fastest flowing river.
A former police officer has called for street names in Inverness to be named to honour fallen emergency service workers.
The Maritime and Coastguard agency has issued a warning to fishing vessels about carrying children and other members of the public.
The body of a hillwalker has been recovered in the Highlands.
A lifeboat and helicopter were called out to help a man reportedly struggling in the sea near Benbecula this evening.
Police believe missing Highland League footballer Richard Finnis's car could have been in the Cannich area since Saturday afternoon.
A search and rescue pilot is swapping his flying wings for running shoes to take on a marathon in aid of a charity who fund research into childhood cancer.
Lifeboats were deployed to an incident in Bridge of Don tonight.
UK coastguards have reported a 15% increase in dog-related incidents in the last year.
“Stupid, irresponsible and cruel” vandals who cut the rope of a lifebelt and prevented the early rescue of a group of five teenage girls “clearly never thought it could be used to save the life of their own family”, a rowing team coach has said.