Eleven-year-old Lily Hey, from Nairn, and her family were among those enjoying the big day.
Aurora chasers were armed and ready with their cameras to capture the Northern Lights across the north of Scotland over the weekend.
It will perhaps be one of the most memorable images of 2019 – the moment the spire of Notre Dame collapsed as the flames burned below.
A Highland cow has almost jumped over the moon as part of a campaign to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.
Election fever – and election fatigue – swept the nation as we hurtled towards the end of the year, and the third nationwide vote in almost as many years.
It was a summer of people power, protests and political shifts as thousands took to the streets to campaign for a host of causes while Boris Johnson settled into 10 Downing Street as the country’s new prime minister.
Householders across the north are being told to be “on guard” and reject cold-calling home energy traders on the doorstep.
With the Northern Lights visible to see tonight, here is our amateurs guide to photographing the famous aurora borealis.
Scorching temperatures across the north and north-east have led to a huge surge in the amount of household electricity being supplied by solar power.
The number of very young children being taken to north-east A&E departments after swallowing dangerous substances has almost doubled in the space of one year.
The first polar bear cub to be born in the UK for 25 years and visitors at the Royal Zoological Society’s Highland Wildlife Park might get a chance to see it tomorrow.
A rare bottle of whisky has sold in an online auction for more than £90,000.
Scotland’s spaceport plans might have seen scientists reaching for the stars at the beginning of 2019, but council budgets across the north and north-east meant many services were in danger of falling to Earth.
John Dunn recalls the time when he used to work as a marine scientist on the SS Explorer, travelling from Aberdeen into the frozen wilderness of the Arctic Circle.
ScotRail customers are experiencing another day of delays as signal faults at Aberdeen cause disruption for the rest of the line.
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.
Writers have spent a year building an anthology about life and nature in the Cairngorms National Park.
The north of Scotland is recognised for its high-quality attractions which bring visitors in from across the world.
It will embrace everything from a spectacular light show in Aberdeen to a collection of letters and messages about the sea.
With centres in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray, the charity Avenue helps thousands of people every year.
The public spending watchdog has raised fears that opportunities may have been "missed" when multi-million-pound City Deals were agreed for Aberdeen and Inverness.
World champion heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson has thrilled a group of children at a north-east hospital.
A yellow 'be aware' weather warning has been issued by the Met Office, with snow and ice forecasted for the north and north-east today.
Forecasters are warning of the possibility of widespread disruption as the first heavy snowfall of the season arrives this weekend.
A north-east charity which helps people living with sight and hearing loss has received a cash boost thanks to an enterprising school pupil.
The number of "winter deaths" plummeted in the north and north-east last year as the area bounced back from a "staggering" spike in fatalities in 2017/18.
Police are on site at a three-vehicle crash near Tesco on the A96 in Huntly. The incident happened at around 8.20am at the turn off with the A920. A spokeswoman said: “Police are still onsite directing traffic. “There are no serious injuries.”
Hard-pressed families in the north and north-east could have their energy bills cut by £17 a year under a new initiative by the UK Government.
Campaigners fighting to make salmon conservation a national priority will take their fight to the Scottish Parliament today amid fears dwindling stocks are reaching “crisis point”.
More than 200 assaults were committed against ambulance staff across Grampian and the Highlands and Islands over the last six years.
There was never any danger of Archie MacEachern feeling indifferent about lighthouses - he was born in one and spent the rest of his life helping those in peril on the sea.
Armed forces bomb squads were scrambled to the north and north-east 84 times in three years, new figures show.