More than 200 assaults were committed against ambulance staff across Grampian and the Highlands and Islands over the last six years.
Schools will be flooded with hundreds of extra pupils in the next two years, heaping pressure on stressed-out staff and creaking classrooms.
ScotRail boss Alex Hynes has admitted it could be two years before punctuality targets are met and, even then, there are no guarantees that trains will run on time.
At least 43 patients in the north and north-east died last year as they waited to be discharged from hospital, it has emerged.
Seizures of hard drugs in Scotland have risen dramatically leading to calls for the Scottish Government to declare a public health emergency.
Nicola Sturgeon yesterday branded a 25% hike in duty on whisky heading for America "profoundly worrying" amid job fears in the north of Scotland.
NHS Grampian has five times as many patients waiting over 12 weeks for dental treatment than it did four years ago, it has emerged.
Kezia Dugdale yesterday revealed she is “sore” over her deteriorating relationship with her father Jeff, the former depute rector of Elgin High.
More than 3,000 NHS Grampian patients have been waiting six months for hospital treatment, according to new figures.
Children were subjected to horrendous levels of physical, emotional and sexual assault while at the Aberlour Orphanage in Moray, the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry has concluded.
Hundreds of NHS Grampian patients have been spared unnecessary hospital admissions as a result of a new project that has also saved the health board £3 million.
The number of people killed in accidents on north and north-east roads rose significantly last year, according to the latest statistics.
Whisky duty could be cut in next month’s Budget to offset punitive US tariffs that come into force today, UK ministers have signalled.
NHS Grampian and NHS Highland are failing to meet drug and alcohol treatment targets.
Nicola Sturgeon declined to explain why deadlines for the restoration of Dr Gray's Hospital maternity services were being missed when tackled on the issue yesterday.
River managers on the Dee and Spey have demanded Scottish Government action after it emerged salmon catches have fallen to their lowest ever level.
Aberdeen City Council’s net debt has risen by £203 million over the last year, according to a report forecasting further squeezing of local authority finances.
Members of the public reported an average of 124 incidents of anti-social behaviour every day across the north and north-east last year, Police Scotland data has revealed.
New research has shown that pupils in north and north-east state secondaries are missing out on the range of subjects offered to their counterparts in Scotland’s private schools.
North and north-east hospitals are struggling to recruit radiologists despite the Scottish Government launching a global drive to attract more specialists.
MSPs were told yesterday that funding for NHS Grampian has been £239million short of its official target over the last decade.
More than 130 north and north-east schools suffer from “poor” building conditions and dozens are struggling with more pupils than they were built for, figures have revealed.
Rural commuters in the north and north east will be “penalised” by Derek Mackay’s workplace car-parking charge, it was claimed yesterday.
Derek Mackay yesterday paved the way for council tax rises across Scotland as he brokered a budget deal with the Greens that will also introduce a new levy on tourists.
Theresa May yesterday told the SNP to empower local government instead of “hoarding power” at Holyrood after Moray Council cuts were raised at Prime Minister’s Questions.
Nicola Sturgeon admitted hospital waiting times are too long after she was challenged about 9,000 NHS Grampian patients waiting beyond the 12 treatment week target.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon last night apologised to the two women who made sexual harassment complaints against Alex Salmond after the collapse of the Scottish Government’s investigation into the claims.