A polar bear who had an unexpected encounter with shocked migrants who climbed aboard his lorry in Calais appears unfazed by his experience, his new owners have said.
Two coinciding space weather patterns have heightened the chance of Northern Lights sightings in the sky above the UK for the next few weeks, according to forecasters.
The north-east’s biggest and most popular beer festival is spreading some winter cheer by announcing the dates for its return to Stonehaven next summer.
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) are looking for the public to name a new £200m Royal Navy polar research vessel.
This stunning timelapse video captured the Northern Lights passing over Inverness.
A six-year-old schoolgirl is causing a sensation in the normally staid world of Scottish chess - by beating off much older competition to land two major titles in just a month.
This is the moment a bear on a rampage smashed its way out of a shopping centre and stormed to a local playground.
The San Jose Fire Department took this photograph after a beam impaled the window of a BMW car on I-280 in San Jose, California.
An aurora, similar to the iconic Northern Lights of Aberdeen, has been spotted outside our Solar System for the first time, scientists report.
A bulimia sufferer who thought her illness would kill her opens up about eight-year ordeal and is now trying to help others
A popular Aberdeen bar that has been open for over a century will take its last orders within the month.
A foal is fighting for his life a week after being doused in inflammable liquid and set alight.
A keen runner who suffered a heart attack during a 5k race refused to give up - and incredibly managed to cross the finish line.
Today (August 7) is International Beer Day.
It’s official Clarkson, Hammond and May have a new show in the making with Amazon Prime.
A police officer has been injured following the arrest of a man seen carrying two machetes in public.
Wood Group has landed a two-year North Sea deal with Taqa. The terms include the contractor delivering engineering, construction and maintenance serves to five offshore assets, including Cormorant Alpha, North Cormorant, Eider, Tern and Harding. Read the article on Energy Voice.
Only in it's second year, the Banchory Beer Festival is already becoming a well established event on the Aberdeenshire calendar.
The Aberdeen property market is bearing up surprisingly well in the oil downturn, despite more houses sitting on the market and rents dropping by over £100 per month, say property experts.
A four-year-old British boy has drowned in a pool in Spain.
A teenager has been detained for nine years at the High Court in Edinburgh for killing Bailey Gwynne, who was stabbed to death at an Aberdeen secondary school last year.
An RAF Typhoon fighter jet flew 200ft underneath a helicopter on its way to a North Sea platform a report by the UK Airprox Board has revealed.
A Home Office contractor has been criticised for making asylum seekers wear red wristbands at all times in order to get meals.
An offshore worker made redundant a day after creating a petition to support staff in the North Sea oil and gas industry has seen his petition reach nearly 1,000 signatures in less than 48 hours.
Ted Cruz has won the Republican presidential primary in Wisconsin.
Air accident investigators say the cause of the helicopter crash into Glasgow's Clutha bar is "unknown".
A YouTube user has uploaded a video which she took near the castle which inspired part of one of the most terrifying stories of all time.
Cluff Natural Resources has raised nearly a million pounds to keep its North Sea operations going through the end of the year. The firm placed a total of 58,171,200 new ordinary shares at 0.5 pence each to raise £727,000. Read the article on Energy Voice.
Police are making enquiries after a 12 year old girl was approached by a man in a car in Gourdon.
The festive season is all well and good, but when events take over city centres, traffic can become truly chaotic.
A teenage girl has been hit by a car in an Aberdeenshire town.
A teenage sex offender was jailed for more than six years today after carrying out a crime spree that left a judge branding him "a dangerous young man".