It is one of Scotland's most famous names, with connections to inventors, industrialists and sports stars.
Long after victory in Europe had been celebrated, thousands of servicemen languished in captivity in the Far East.
Fishing and energy firms could bear the brunt of a £15 million bill if new marine nature reserves are created off the west and north-east coasts, it has emerged.
Doric film competition returns with ‘Jist faar I bide’ theme celebrating particular Aberdeenshire spots
It was an inaugural event which proved the popularity of Doric across the north-east.
One of the north-east's most renowned business figures has gained international recognition for his philanthropy.
Fire chiefs last night defended the transfer of control rooms to Dundee - but admitted they were "rectifying" a number of systems and procedures following December's controversial shutdowns in Inverness and Aberdeen.
Famine, starvation, civil insurrection: New book highlights impact of potato famine on north and north east
Amidst the worst hunger many would ever know, children and old people died in their hundreds.
Under-pressure Peterhead prison has reported a massive rise in the number of staff days lost through sickness.
The UK Government has pledged to "repay the debt" by commemorating the 75th anniversary of VJ Day next year.
The Scottish Government is poised to plough £50 million into the nation's high streets - sparking hopes for a renaissance in towns and cites across the north and north-east.
The organisers admitted they were taking a step in the dark when they staged the inaugural Doric Film competition this year.
An award-winning national dance organisation, for children and young people in Scotland, is looking for talented participants, aged 16 to 25, to join the Project Y Performance Course.
A million-pound centre for treating critically-ill casualties before they reach hospital has been opened in Aberdeen.
A dad crashed his work van into a fence post while suffering from a lack of sleep after spending the night in hospital with his twins.
The campaign to expand an Aberdeen-based neurological centre needs "one big final push" to achieve its £3.9 million target.
Police are being called to attend incidents at courts in the north and north-east about eight times every month, it has emerged.
A skipper has been criticised for failing to act after he spotted a 3,000 tonne cargo ship bearing down on him - as he relieved himself off the side of his tanker.
New safety advice has been issued to parents about which applications could allow their children to communicate with other adults.
NHS Grampian's chief executive had the largest pension increase in the country, it has emerged.
A custom-made Thomas the Tank Engine car which took part in a cross-Europe rally has been auctioned off to raise an extra £3,000 for charity.
"Love your costume, officer," purrs a middle-aged Catwoman.
Inspectors have raised concerns about the medical care available to inmates at HMP Grampian.
Alan Duncan said he had been "moved to tears" after seeing thousands of refugees left homeless following an IS slaughter last year.
Prison bosses have been accused of locking young offenders out of the north-east and abandoning an entire wing of a £140million superjail.
The tough-talking new boss of the north-east's "superjail" says his prison is back on track after a catalogue of early failures.
A north man has spoken from the Middle East about his fight against Islamic State - and insisted he is no "Xbox warrior" looking for 15 minutes of fame.
A priest has gone on trial accused of committing a string of sexual offences against children more than 50 years ago.