The family of a teenage Gordon Highlander killed in Cyprus have received his Elizabeth Cross more than 60 years after his death.
It is one of Scotland's most famous names, with connections to inventors, industrialists and sports stars.
The hotel immortalised by the Burt Lancaster film Local Hero will close its doors for what could be the final time in August.
Long after victory in Europe had been celebrated, thousands of servicemen languished in captivity in the Far East.
A court has been told two men were seen fleeing the scene of a brutal attempted axe murder in a north-east town moments after it happened.
Fraserburgh fisherman-turned-drug dealer caught when bag of cocaine ‘fell from his mouth’ is sentenced in court
A former fisherman who turned to dealing cocaine after his Fraserburgh creel vessel was written-off has been told to prove he can stay drug-free or face a lengthy prison sentence.
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.
North-east man who lost both legs to heroin jailed for selling the drug to undercover police officers
A north-east man who lost both his legs to heroin has been jailed after selling the drug to undercover police officers.
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.
Reports of dog attacks in the north-east more than doubled last year, with postmen in Boddam and Peterhead among those savaged.
A memorial service will be held today in Caithness for 13 north-east men who lost their lives in a maritime disaster 60 years ago.
Two men have admitted running a sophisticated £500,000 drugs operation from a bungalow in a quiet north-east village.
A group of friends from Fraserburgh have celebrated achieving a major fundraising milestone.
A north-east man told police he thought was "going to die" after three men burst into his home armed with knives and an axe, a court has heard.
Councillors have given the go-ahead to an "imaginative" project to create a trampolining centre in Inverurie.
It may be the middle of winter, but one of Aberdeenshire's most popular summer beer festivals has just announced it is returning in 2017.
An Aberdeenshire town is gearing up to beat the January blues with its biggest ever winter beer festival.
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.
Up to 1000 people could bring fizz to an Aberdeenshire town when two brothers bring a popular knees-up back for its third year.
Chinese lanterns were to be lit-up and released into the night’s sky – each emblazoned with the name of a schoolmate who was gone but would never be forgotten.
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.
Gordon Highlanders Museum has been transformed as chief executive leaves five-star venue in good health
Neil Drysdale finds a small army of volunteers at the ready to ensure the Gordon Highlanders story gains widespread public exposure.
When the Second World War began, Aberdeen registrars faced ‘a situation without parallel’ in wedding surge
In the days after the confirmation that Britain was entering the battle against Hitler's forces, following the Nazi invasion of Poland on September 1, the news had a profound effect on many men in Aberdeen and the north east who were already in a romantic relationship.
North-east fundraisers have braved the winter sea, tested their general knowledge and laced up their trainers in support of Childline Aberdeen’s 15th anniversary appeal.
The descendants of 13 north-east men who were killed in a maritime attack in the Second World War will this week mark the 80th anniversary of the tragedy.
The speed limit on a section of the north-east's busiest road will be reduced to 10mph for overnight resurfacing works next week.
Two teenagers, who were involved in a dramatic rescue at sea last month have been shortlisted for a new award.
Aberdeen University will celebrate its 525th birthday in 2020 and has set out a radical strategy which will help shape its development for the next two decades.
A group of 100 young artists will tell Scotland's First World War story in an exhibition that opens next week.
More than 170 flood victims are still not back in their homes nearly a year after Storm Frank battered the north-east.
The UK Government has pledged to "repay the debt" by commemorating the 75th anniversary of VJ Day next year.