An airline passenger arrested after a late-night flight from Barcelona to the UK was diverted has been charged with being drunk on an aircraft.
United States president Donald Trump followed up his scathing comments about protesting NFL players by withdrawing an invitation to NBA champions the Golden State Warriors to attend the White House.
A magnitude 3.0 earthquake has been detected in North Korea around where a nuclear test recently took place but it has been assessed as natural, South Korea’s weather agency said.
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Cardiac patients facing delays in north-east Scotland have been offered treatment as far away as Newcastle, it has emerged.
A teenager has been arrested after an elderly woman was sexually assaulted in her home.
Police have released a picture of a man they want to speak to after a woman was assaulted in a shop.
Polls have closed in New Zealand’s national elections amid what looks like a close race between the conservative prime minister and his liberal challenger.
US Senator John McCain has declared his opposition to the last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare”, dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party’s years of vows to kill the programme.
Aberdeen City Council is facing calls to improve safety on a narrow road after a woman was struck by a passing van and left with torn shoulder muscles.
The principal of Aberdeen University has been criticised for pocketing a pay rise, just months after warning of job cuts in order to save millions of pounds.
A Speyside author has returned to her former school to inspire the next generation of writers with tales of witches and shapeshifters.
The Highlands was “buzzing” last night as more than 8,000 runners from around the world began to gather in the region for the Loch Ness marathon.
The owners of a Moray distillery want to “get cracking” with ambitious plans to revive it now planning permission is in place.
Hopes are rising that hundreds of new jobs could be created at Nigg Energy Park as its owner prepares to reveal details of major plans for the site.
A 22-year-old Sheffield man was jailed for 15 months yesterday after admitting dealing drugs in Inverness.
An Aberdeen community stalwart has said saving a threatened Victorian school from demolition was his “proudest moment” as he steps down from the helm of the group.
An MSP is calling on the Scottish Government to introduce a new levy to generate more than £300,000 for housing projects in Moray.
Plans for a multimillion pound care home in Stornoway will take a major step forward at the turn of the year, with a funding application to the Scottish Government.
A woman has died after being rescued from the sea off the coast of a west Highland village.
A former soldier who sparked a major terrorist alert in the Highlands has been told to behave or face jail.