Controversial average speed cameras have dramatically cut speeding rates on the north-east’s busiest road, according to a new study.
A dispute erupted last night over fears that an “error” has left north and north-east councils facing a further funding cut by the Scottish Government.
More than half of arthritis sufferers in the north-east are having to wait longer than the Scottish Government’s target after being referred for treatment.
An influential group of MSPs has called on the Scottish Government to quickly "resolve" a dispute over funding for internal ferry services in the northern isles.
Calls for a specialist helpline for people struggling to come off prescribed drugs such as anti-depressants have been rejected by Scotland’s mental health minister.
Scotland’s “diet problem” has been underlined again by new figures confirming the nation spends more on fizzy drinks, chocolate and pastries than the rest of the UK.
Health Secretary Shona Robison faced demands to help cut NHS Grampian waiting times yesterday after a north-east patient had to wait 16 months for heart surgery.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned that Brexit will lead to a “completely unnecessary” five-fold increase in red tape for the whisky sector
Family doctors in the Highlands have been dealt a major blow after their colleagues paved the way for the “extinction” of rural practices by agreeing a new contract.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has raised hopes that plans to boost life-saving ambulance cover in Moray are finally poised to progress.
New figures show that 470 people spent more than 12 hours waiting to be seen in Scotland’s Accident and Emergency departments in just one week.
The Scottish Government has raised hopes that there will be no further delay to the completion of Aberdeen’s bypass following the collapse of Carillion – and that 260 affected jobs could be saved.
Scottish ministers were last night under pressure to take “decisive action” to ensure Aberdeen’s £745million bypass is not derailed by the collapse of a key contractor.
Brexit could threaten the survival of rural Scottish communities if restrictions are placed on the free movement of European workers, according to a new analysis.
Aberdeenshire councillors prepare to abandon plans for sport and culture trust – just weeks after approving it
Aberdeenshire Council is poised to abandon controversial plans to create a trust to run local sports centres, libraries and museums – just weeks after approving the shake-up.
A new report has shown that international students contribute more than £160million to the north-east economy each year.
Pupils at a Highland primary school have been praised by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for their campaign to ban plastic straws from their village.
Campaigners battling to protect a north-east landmark from a multimillion pound dual carriageway project have taken their fight to the heart of Holyrood.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has insisted there will be no further delays to the creation of a major trauma centre in Aberdeen as she confirmed it would finally be up and running later this year.
Moray MP Douglas Ross has urged the Scottish and UK governments to work together on a lucrative growth deal for the region.
A Scottish Government minister has raised funding hopes for Aberdeen International Youth Festival – and condemned an “inappropriate attack” on its organisers by an MSP.
Backers of the reintroduction of wolves and bears to a fenced-off Highland reserve have been accused of “patronising” residents and trying to turn the area into a “theme park”.
New figures show that the Highlands experienced the largest rise in A&E attendances in Scotland between Christmas and New Year.
More than £2.6million was spent on plans to build a new prison and justice centre in Inverness before a single brick was laid, it can be revealed.
The Scottish Government has signalled that it may have to go it alone to deliver lucrative growth deals for Moray, Argyll and the islands if Westminster does not commit soon.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has refused to put a timescale on the investigation into suspended Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald.
Shock new figures show that Highland Council has slashed its workforce by more than a fifth during the public sector spending squeeze – the largest cut in Scotland.
Politicians were divided yesterday over the success of more than £1.2billion of investment outlined in City Region Deals for Aberdeen and Inverness.
An influential group of MSPs has raised “significant” concerns about the roll-out and management of £2.2billion City Region Deals in Aberdeen, Inverness and Glasgow.
Fears have been raised that the NHS faces an exodus of key staff after it emerged that more than 1,700 Scottish nurses have sought permission to work abroad in recent years.
The north’s biggest hospital recorded a 28% rise in A&E attendance in the run-up to Christmas compared to last year.
Scottish Labour has called for answers over delays to the creation of special environmentally-protected zone off the north-east coast.