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.
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.
A child abuse probe is focusing on former pupils of Gordonstoun in Moray if they had experiences that may help the investigation.
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.
More than 200 assaults were committed against ambulance staff across Grampian and the Highlands and Islands over the last six years.
A Labour frontbencher has claimed that north Sutherland was chosen to host the UK’s first spaceport because it is “close” to Tory seats – despite the nearest being 100-miles away.
Families in northern Scotland have endured the "injustice" of being hit with the highest electricity bills in Britain for a fourth consecutive year, it has been confirmed.
Fishing vessels operating off the north and north-east coasts are being sent more than 1,000 letters every year over potential rule breaches.
As part of the P&J’s week-long series on the challenges grieving families face when a loved one dies, Calum Ross today investigates the soaring cost of funerals.
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.
MSPs want to quiz Aberdeen's two universities on their plans to become "financially sustainable" after the sector’s struggles were laid bare in a new report.
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.
Seizures of hard drugs in Scotland have risen dramatically leading to calls for the Scottish Government to declare a public health emergency.
About £70 million of government cash has been spent so far on the City Region Deals for Aberdeen and Inverness.
NHS Grampian has been the worst performing health board in Scotland against a key waiting-time target for every month of the last year.
Fire bosses say an extraordinary eight-fold rise in the time they spend battling wildfires because of climate change and other factors shows how urgently they need more resources.
Safety fears mean paramedics are unable to attend emergencies at hundreds of north and north-east homes without police protection.
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.
New figures have revealed that fewer than 100 business rates appeals were resolved in the north and north-east last year – out of a total of 16,225.
Kezia Dugdale yesterday revealed she is “sore” over her deteriorating relationship with her father Jeff, the former depute rector of Elgin High.
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.
More than 8million NHS staff hours have been lost due to ill health in the north and north-east in the last four years, it has been revealed.
The top council and NHS officials in the north and north-east slashed their total expenses bill by more than £11,000 last year.
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.
Nearly 200 north-east residents have died while waiting to leave hospital.
Fresh fears have been raised about Scotland’s obesity “crisis” as it emerged that more new oversized mortuary fridges have been installed in the north-east than the rest of the country combined.
Graveyards are on the brink of running out of space for new burials in dozens of communities across the north and north-east, it can be revealed.