An offshore worker who created a petition calling for more support for North Sea staff has been made redundant – just as his rallying call collected hundreds of signatures.
The age of camera phones and social media was welcomed by crypto-zoologists everywhere in the hope that definitive proof of Bigfoot, Aliens, Mutants, Chupacabra and of course the Loch Ness Monster would finally become available.
Ted Cruz has won the Republican presidential primary in Wisconsin.
Rangers will be playing top flight football next season after clinching the Ladbrokes Championship with a narrow 1-0 home win over Dumbarton.
Reports are coming in of traffic chaos in Aberdeen city centre after a bus broke down. The bus broke down on Market Street and motorists have been asked to find an alternative route and avoid the area if at all possible. More follows.
The flares are small plastic tubes with a pullstring that, when pulled, shoots a rocket propelled flare approx. 800m into the air, which then burns with a bright orange-red colour for 50 seconds whilst dropping to the ground with a small parachute.
Reports are coming in of a crash causing delays on the A9.
Reports are coming in of traffic chaos on the A9 after a car broke down.
Syrian observatory reports rebels have managed to shoot down a war plane south of Aleppo.
The secretive Panamanian company linked to Prime Minister David Cameron's father was named after his ancestral home in the north-east.
These sheep on the M8 Pyramids near Bathgate, have been turned purple to mark the start of World Autism Awareness Month
Police are appealing for information following a break-in and theft from the Key Store at Alford's Main Street in the early hours of Monday morning (April 4.)
Wood Group has completed the takeover Australia-based SVT Engineering Consultants. The move strengthens the firm’s vibration, dynamics and noise engineering service. Read the article on Energy Voice.
A report into the investigation of how a worker died when a massive wave hit the rig he was working on is to be published this week. Rune Morten Narvag, 53, died during fierce storms in the Norwegian North Sea in December last year. Read the article on Energy Voice.
A federal judge in New Orleans has granted final approval to an estimated $20 billion (£14billion) settlement over the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The settlement, first announced in July, resolves years of litigation over the worst offshore spill in US history. Read the article on Energy Voice.
Motorists have been warned that the period of lower fuel prices is over after the cost of petrol rose last month for the first time since July 2015.
Police in Fife are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road collision in Kirkcaldy.
A petition has been created calling for grants to be given by the UK Government to help support former North Sea employees back into work. The move is being called for following the award of £6.25million to sacked steelworkers in Teeside last month. Read the article on Energy Voice.
A woman found murdered at her home in Inverness had suffered a "sustained assault", police have said.
MP for Gordon Alex Salmond has a few thoughts about similarities between Donald Trump and Boris Johnson.
MP for Gordon, Alex Salmond, discusses the lesson of the Welsh Steel industry for Scotland.
Aker has won two contracts in quick succession to secure 120 jobs. The first deal with Statoil includes the service contractor providing the preliminary engineering work to enable a tie-in of the Utgard gas and condensate field to the Sleipner facilities in the North Sea. Read the article on Energy Voice.
Wood Group has landed a two-year North Sea deal with Taqa. The terms include the contractor delivering engineering, construction and maintenance serves to five offshore assets, including Cormorant Alpha, North Cormorant, Eider, Tern and Harding. Read the article on Energy Voice.
A Bristow EC225 was forced to return to base after a cockpit warning light came on. As per standard, Aberdeen International Airport declared a full emergency and fire crews, who had already extinguished a small fire earlier in the morning, were called to the runway. Read the full article on Energy Voice.
Scottish Fire and Rescue were scrambled to Aberdeen Airport this morning to deal with a fire in the departure lounge.
Google has become something denizens of the 21st century have come very much to rely on, with the phrase 'Google' it being used on a daily basis as an omni solution to each and every problem.
Reports are coming in of a two car crash on a busy Aberdeen street this afternoon. Emergency Services have rushed to the scene of the crash, which has blocked the road. It is not known if anyone was injured. Fire engines are on the scene to make the cars safe. Police are on the way.
Google has been forced to remove a feature added to its Gmail service as an April Fool’s prank after it sparked a backlash among users who claimed it was costing them potential jobs.
Police are appealing for information after golf clubs and clothing were stolen from Deeside Golf Club, Bieldside, last night (Thursday, March 31, 2016).
A teenager has been detained for nine years at the High Court in Edinburgh for killing Bailey Gwynne, who was stabbed to death at an Aberdeen secondary school last year.
A British man suspected of raising funds for al Qaida has been added to a US Treasury list of global terrorists.
Pilots are flying into a “black hole” when landing on North Sea platforms at night. The video, shows a helicopter landing on an offshore platform that it is brightly lit – except that the helicopter landing deck is not. Read the article and see the video on Energy Voice.