Plans to get motorists out of their cars and travelling by bike or foot in a north-east town have been approved.
Demands were growing last night for an independent inquiry into the running of Robert Gordon University as a second major trade union said staff were “disillusioned and angry”.
A disgraced delivery driver has been spared prison for stealing Christmas presents - because investigators couldn’t work out the true value of the items he took.
Plans are under way to improve services for deaf residents living in Aberdeenshire.
The sale of puppies and kittens by pet shops and other commercial dealers will be banned under plans put out for consultation by the Government.
England look bound for defeat against India but will leave Trent Bridge with the consolation of Jos Buttler’s maiden Test century.
Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and “fixer”, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations and alleged the president directed him to pay hush money to two women. Here are some of the key questions around the development.
Facebook has identified and banned more accounts engaged in misleading political behaviour ahead of the US mid-term elections in November.
Donald Trump has confronted one of the most perilous moments of his presidency after a former lawyer pleaded guilty to campaign financing charges and a former election chief was convicted of fraud.
Allegations Donald Trump ordered payments to hush up mistresses on the campaign trail, a call to increase the number of magistrates with criminal records and a ban on “puppy farms” make headlines on Wednesday.
A powerful earthquake shook Venezuela’s north-eastern coast on Tuesday, startling residents in the capital and briefly interrupting a pro-government rally in favour of controversial economic reforms.
The largest winter roost of common pipistrelle bats in the UK has been recorded in a fire-scarred stately home, the National Trust has said.
The 1930s headquarters of bicycle manufacturer Raleigh have been given protected status, bringing the number of listed buildings and sites in England to 400,000.
More than 100 homes in scattered Highland communities will soon benefit from faster, more reliable broadband, according to project bosses.
An ad for travel firm Tui has been banned for the “misleading” claim that summer holidays can be taken in September and October.
An ad for a foreign lottery website has been banned for failing to make it clear that gamblers were betting on the outcome of the game rather than participating in it or that prizes were subject to US taxes.
Jeremy Corbyn will meet asylum seekers facing eviction in Glasgow as he continues a four-day visit to Scotland.
Average earnings are still £13 a week down a decade ago, an economic think tank has reported.
The Pope’s visit to Ireland is an opportunity to end the cover-up of abuse, Sinn Fein’s vice-president said.
Stars including Midge Ure, Amy Macdonald and Martin Compston will appear in the final series of hit BBC comedy Still Game.