An internationally renowned polar bear expert will speak to an Aberdeen audience next week about the first time he came face to face with the fearsome, endangered predators.
A Highland cow has almost jumped over the moon as part of a campaign to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.
A project which makes special teddy bears for children who have undergone complex surgery has donated its 2,000th cuddly toy.
Police are searching for a missing seven-year-old boy near Nairn. The emergency services received a report that the young boy was missing shortly after 9pm. Coastguard teams are currently assisting the police in the search around the area. Police are particularly concerned for the young boy’s wellbeing. More to follow.
A councillor has been formally reprimanded by an ethics watchdog after he failed to reveal shares in his own company in time.
A man has been jailed for 12 months for drug offences.
For centuries, Scotland’s lighthouses have pierced the darkness and guided mariners safely home to their families through some of the country’s most dangerous waters.
Three nightclubs in Aberdeen city centre have gone up for sale or lease.
A group of three friends in Aberdeen are preparing to raise a glass for improved mental health awareness with a special not-for-profit beer designed to generate cash for good causes.
An Aberdeenshire charity which sells second-hand goods to help those in need has celebrated its 20th anniversary.
There was fun in the sun in Stonehaven yesterday as the first kegs were tapped for another year of one of Scotland’s biggest beer festivals.
Scientists from St Andrews University believe they could have solved the long-standing mystery of why our planet is so wet.
A busy commuter road in Aberdeen could be shut for up to a year to allow for construction work.
A neglected horse who was saved by an Aberdeenshire rescue centre has been crowned the Rehomed Horse of the Year for helping his owner get through a serious illness.
The organisers of one of Scotland’s biggest beer festivals have toasted another successful year and raised almost £30,000 for local charities.
Artists are preparing to break the mould this weekend to celebrate a sculpture workshop's 40th year in the heart of rural Aberdeenshire.
A flight from Aberdeen to Shetland was forced to return to the Aberdeen Airport runway mid-flight after a warning of potential landing gear issues.
The fate of a 500-year-old mill and plans to transform it into a historic visitor attraction has been pushed back to September.
A petition with almost 600 signatures, calling for Aberdeenshire Council to oppose the dualling of the A96 Aberdeen to Inverness road, will be considered by councillors next week.
A family butcher that has served an Aberdeenshire community for 24 years will close for good later this year, partly due to competition from large supermarket chains.
An Aberdeenshire community has demanded the council commit to reopening a key bridge before the first anniversary of its closure.
Eight vehicles have been involved in a major crash on a busy road close to Stonehaven.
The emergency services have been called to the scene of a crash in Aberdeenshire this afternoon. Police officers received reports of an incident on the A944 Westhill to Alford road shortly before 5.30pm. The crash has taken place close to Dunecht. More to follow.
A safety campaign to help protect bikers from becoming yet another fatality on Scotland’s roads has shifted up a gear.
A mysterious avian menace believed to have escaped from a falconer has been dive-bombing at the heads of innocent walkers and cyclists on the outskirts of Aberdeen.
Health chiefs have been urged to be open about any potential delays to a multi-million-pound development at the north-east’s flagship hospital.
Work on the major expansion of an Aberdeenshire sports centre backed by tennis legend Judy Murray could start next year.
A teenage sex offender who started a string of devastating wildfires in Aberdeen has been sentenced to nine months in detention.
New figures that show no driver has been fined for speeding on Union Street in the past four years have raised questions over whether motorists are being adequately monitored.
Gimme Gimme Gimme a Band to play until midnight: ABBA cover band confirmed for Aberdeen’s Hogmanay street party
Aberdeen revellers will say Thank You For The Music this Hogmanay as an ABBA tribute band take to the stage in the city centre.
Allowing a 327-foot turbine to be erected in Aberdeenshire could interfere with radar and cause pilots to re-route mid-flight, planners have warned.
A north-east mum and dad are celebrating the arrival of a very special Christmas present at Aberdeen Maternity Hospital.