Victory could soon be declared in the long-running battle against crippling staff shortages in schools across the north and north-east, it can be revealed.
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.
A former Aberdeen University boss has been named as the UK’s new national statistician.
Pollution levels have plummeted in the centre of Aberdeen since the £745million bypass opened earlier this year.
A quango boss has said she is "not aware" of any payments to other Scottish higher education chiefs which are "similar" to the one being probed at Aberdeen University.
A ban on alcohol at Highland Games in Scotland should be ruled out completely by ministers, according to a north-east MP.
Farmers across the country were said to have "dodged a bullet" after the UK’s highest court backed an Aberdeenshire man in a £1 million tax case.
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.
Fire chiefs have received backing after calling for greater resources to boost their fight against the growing spread of wildfires.
A child abuse probe is focusing on former pupils of Gordonstoun in Moray if they had experiences that may help the investigation.
Child protectors in Scotland are carrying out 25 investigations into "significant" cases involving youngsters who have been killed or seriously harmed, it can be revealed.
A probe into a controversial £282,000 payment to the former principal of Aberdeen University is expected to take several months to complete.
A charity which governed a long-defunct Aberdeen residential school has still not been wound-up - and regulators say its accounts are "overdue" by three-and-a-half years.
New community land-buying powers have not been used at all since they were introduced more than a year ago, leading to claims the law is not "fit for purpose".
Shock findings have revealed that men still dominate the boardrooms of almost all of the leading businesses based in the north and north-east.
Auditors have warned Aberdeenshire Council it is at "risk of fraud" after £331 million of invoices were found which did not match purchasing paperwork at the authority.
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.
Scottish ministers were given a stark warning about the potential safety risks faced by police officers if a proposed car parking tax is introduced, it has emerged.
A dramatic drop in the number of military personnel based in the Highlands has sparked fears that defence chiefs have begun an "early run down" of Fort George.
The melancholy of Tracy Chapman’s music could be heard echoing from the bedrooms of the young teenagers who had been placed into the care system for their own safety.
One young person is going straight from the care system to homelessness every week in Scotland, official figures show.
Those living in the £500,000 homes that line the leafy "Oakhill Grange" neighbourhood in Aberdeen’s west end will never truly know what and who went before them.
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.
Prison chiefs have privately admitted there is currently "no money" available to progress plans for a new £80 million jail for the Highlands and islands.
Airports in the north have been forced to ask the Scottish Government for a near £4 million funding lifeline to keep them operating this year.
Options for funding the proposed development of a £17.3 million spaceport in the Highlands will be finalised later this year, it has emerged.
A forgotten wartime base in the Highlands has finally secured protected status – but local community leaders now want investment and public access delivered.
EXCLUSIVE: Scottish Government launches investigation into former Aberdeen University principal’s pay-off
A Scottish Government body has launched an investigation into a £282,000 payment to the former principal of Aberdeen University.
A chart-topping Royal wedding composer has opened his heart for the first time about his struggle with mental health and alcohol problems.
Bosses at TSB have been urged to re-think branch closures in the north and north-east amid claims customers are "paying the price" for last year’s IT meltdown.
Spaceport developers in the Highlands have received “several” bids from film-makers who are keen to follow the project for a TV documentary.
Police have been urged to never give up their battle to obtain secret documents that could prove the full extent of the CIA’s use of Scottish airports for “torture flights”.