Fresh changes have been made to the top team at Robert Gordon University (RGU) in the wake of a series of high-profile departures last year.
Traffic over the Skye bridge dropped last year amid reports that tourists had been put-off by claims that the island was full-up.
Transport chiefs are facing fresh demands for investment after figures showed that traffic has soared by up to 140% on some of the roads that now form the North Coast 500.
Child protection chiefs in the Highlands have been accused of acting with “irresponsibility” when they “failed” a baby and a toddler who both suffered violent head injuries.
Shetland’s bid to send rockets into space has been boosted by the signing of a new deal with a similar project at the opposite end of Britain.
Universities in Scotland have racked up a bill of almost £50million by paying off more than 1,550 staff in the last few years, it can be revealed.
A missile testing range on the Western Isles has recorded one of its busiest years as Nato allies take advantage of the unique facility.
Forgotten Highland wartime camp dubbed ‘most complete surviving coast battery in Scotland’ to be saved
A forgotten Highland military base used during both world wars could finally be declared a “nationally important monument” and opened up to the public.
Clifftop coastal defences were being discussed in parliament as early as 1900 for the two headlands which mark the narrow entrance to the Cromarty Firth.
A bank branch in Aberdeen city centre is facing the axe as part of a fresh wave of closures announced yesterday by Santander.
Defence chiefs are poised to hand control of Fort George to Historic Environment Scotland (HES) after the Army is withdrawn from the barracks.
Bosses at Historic Environment Scotland (HES) have discussed shock plans to move the quango’s national headquarters from Edinburgh to the Highlands.
A Tory MSP privately raised fears that military chiefs would break their promise to the Highlands by shutting down the historic Fort George barracks several years early.
Nicola Sturgeon has been challenged to explain why there has never been a judge-led probe into the deaths of three RAF Tornado air-crew in a 2012 tragedy.
Aberdeen City Council was under fire last night over its “baffling” failure to ask for cash to prepare for the looming launch of a major anti-pollution scheme.
Just two complaints have ever been made to the Scottish Government about Gaelic road signs, it has emerged.
Concerns have been raised about the complex and expensive legal process faced by bereaved families when a loved one dies.
On the final day of the P&J’s week-long series on challenges and trends in the local funeral sector, Calum Ross finds that many families are moving away from traditional ceremonies.
On the fourth day of the P&J’s week-long series on funeral costs and trends in northern Scotland, Calum Ross finds out whether interest in green burial grounds has been growing.
On the third day of the P&J’s series on challenges and trends in the funeral sector, Calum Ross finds a dramatic rise in cremations.
The owners of Moray’s crematorium have pledged to investigate car park improvements after a local mourner reported “chaos” at recent ceremonies.
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.
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.
Local authorities have admitted they are under “pressure” to act on cemetery provision but insisted that “plans are in place” for many sites.
Here is the full list of figures showing the remaining capacity at all council-run cemeteries in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Highland, Moray, Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles.
Military budget cuts have been blamed for a dramatic fall in the use of a key weapons training range in the Highlands.
Just one police job has been created in the north in the 16 months since force chiefs pledged to redistribute staff, it has emerged.
Work on the Aberdeen bypass was halted for nine days after a “safety incident” on the £745million project.
One of Scotland’s most distinguished judges has made a “significant” intervention in the battle for a probe into the tragic RAF Tornado crash over the Moray Firth in 2012.
Fears have been raised that Coastguard cutbacks are putting “lives in danger” around the coasts of the north and north-east.
Scottish Secretary Malcolm Rifkind battled to allow Scottish football clubs more time to bring in all-seater stadiums in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster.
Civil servants had a secret rule in the 1980s that ministers would not be sent to the site of a disaster unless at least five people had died.