Cruising along the Loch Ness in a boat might not be your usual choice of activity in the winter months.
As a national campaign called ‘Scroll Free September’ continues, would a dose of digital detox do you good? Michael Alexander reports.
I’m not surprised that the UK’s oil & gas industry is concerned about the potential for Brexit to inflict damage to its wellbeing?
A sex worker’s client who savagely attacked the woman with a claw hammer leaving her pleading for her life was jailed for five years yesterday.
An ATM raider caught after his girlfriend flagged down police for directions has been jailed for more four years.
Ramsay Jones: This month has seen the world lose two of the most decent and principled people ever to grace the political stage
This month has seen the world lose two of the most decent and principled people ever to grace the political stage. Both were men of stature, firm belief and conviction. Both believed that to serve others was the pinnacle of their duty as human beings.
A former UK energy minister has warned of the “enormous implications” to Scottish manufacturing if BiFab are left out in the cold, as the Moray East contract saga continues to run on.
A north-east construction worker has been fined for giving out false information about his business.
The first ever edition of the Beano is to go on public display on Saturday - for just six hours - at the National Library of Scotland in Glasgow.
The head of Aberdeen’s premier rugby club has attacked Sport Aberdeen claiming it has “no interest in sport for the community” while he highlighted mounting problems that face the city’s leisure organisations.
A man was caught with indecent images of boys at his home which had a room decorated like a 1960s classroom.
Firefighters were called out to rescue a kitten from the dashboard of a car in the city.
Campaigners battling to save Moray’s maternity ward met with two high-ranking figures from NHS Scotland yesterday to discuss the ongoing crisis at the hospital.
A leading animal charity has expressed concerns about the number of dogs being left in cars during the current heatwave.
New arrangements are now in place for Moray women to be taken to hospital in Inverness to give birth if they have complications during their pregnancy.
On the 7th of July 1988 the country woke up to an unfolding tragedy, yet it wasn’t until the evening, sitting down to the nine o’clock news that most of us learned of the enormity of what had happened on the Piper Alpha oil platform.
An outspoken Aberdeen University academic has been arrested in Turkey for posting critical commentary online about the country’s leader.
A sex offender who carried out “horrific abuse” on children was jailed for four-and-a-half years yesterday.
Councillors yesterday agreed to introduce car parking charges across the Highland region yesterday.
A Moray motorist has been told he could face a prison sentence after “violently” grabbing the steering wheel of his ex-girlfriend’s car.
It is in the nature of most of us to extol the virtues of where we live as the very best there is. To assert that our corner of this planet is unsurpassed. That our people are the finest, our landscape the most stunning, our spirit the most indomitable.
There’s always somewhere fun to visit in London, and with such a fantastic public transport system, you don’t have to wander far on a rainy day to reach all the popular tourist spots.
He is more used to delivering beer to pubs, but now brewer Seb Jones hopes supplying pianos will also strike a chord with punters.
Highland League club Nairn County have been left devastated by the passing of former assistant manager Ally Macleod at the age of 37.
A teenager died after suffering a broken neck and torn spinal cord and may have been injured after “tumbling” inside a machine the last day of his summer job at an industrial cleaning firm, a jury has heard.
A betting shop employee has told a jury how a knife was held to her throat during a robbery at her shop in the north-east.
It’s good to talk. To weigh up the pros and cons of a problem. To review the evidence and examine the options.
This north-east girl spent six years in agony after doctors failed to spot signs her brain was being pulled out of her skull
A mum has told how her little girl spent six years in agony - after doctors failed to spot the signs that her brain was being pulled out of her skull and into her spine.
The first cruise ship of the 2018 season has arrived in Aberdeen this week.
Years of campaigning have paid off for Elgin’s paramedics with the announcement that several new recruits will soon boost their fleet - and accelerate emergency response times across Moray.
They walked on stage proudly, loudly and with a defiant message of solidarity: “We are the Brave band of brothers and we’re in this together.”
I’ve changed my mind. I admit I might have been wrong.