I give credit where it is due.
North-east Conservative MPs have piled pressure on Phillip Hammond to offer concrete help for the oil and gas industry in the Budget - warning him the “job is not yet done”.
A DJ has been jailed for five years for sex attacks on a man and woman who have Down syndrome.
Former Aberdeen and Ross County manager Jimmy Calderwood is facing his greatest battle after revealing he has been living with Alzheimer’s for two years.
A court has heard there was “catastrophic damage” caused to the flat where a father-of-five died in a fire.
Heritage chiefs have welcomed news that an historic Aberdeen department store could reopen as a steak house in time for Christmas.
Appeal judges have allowed a 'terrified' man to give evidence against the two women who allegedly assaulted him by video link from hundreds of miles away from court.
A councillor has warned that Moray's picturesque hillsides are at risk of being engulfed by turbines after the Scottish Government controversially approved a wind farm expansion in the teeth of local council opposition.
The owners of a modern, multi-million pound office block have taken a drastic step to avoid the rising business rates - demolishing it.
A family-run business has been forced to leave 12 posts unfilled as it battles to find an extra £14,000 in business rates - every week.
Appeals against business rates are on course to more than double, an exclusive survey of north-east bosses suggests.
More than a third of north-east businesses say they will have to cut staff numbers as spiralling business rate bills begin to bite, the first major survey of the impact shows.
Businesses surveyed by the chamber for the P&J did not pull their punches when it came to their verdict on the rates rises.
A driver who led police on a cross-border chase at over 156-miles-an-hour in his £50,000 black sports car has been jailed.
A man is to stand trial charged with raping a woman at an apartment complex in Aberdeen.
A large earthquake that struck in the sea off Shetland at the weekend was the largest recorded in the UK for nine years.
A playboy who tried to blackmail the Royal Family killed himself by taking a lethal cocktail of drugs, an inquest heard.
Stark official figures have revealed the full scale of the hit taken by the north-east economy from a controversial business rates hike.
Aberdeen-based business are finally starting to feel the benefit of a rates relief package after IT glitches delayed its implementation.
The UK will offer residency guarantees for EU citizens if a reciprocal offer is provided, the Prime Minister has told other heads of state.
Fiona Larg was part of a generation of Highlanders who grew up believing they had to escape the north to make their way in life.
Two of the Aberdeen's leading business figures have been made CBEs.
A hairdresser has received an unusual tip from a satisfied long-term customer - the Royal Victorian Medal.
A tireless charity campaigner said she was pleased, humbled and "more than slightly weirded out" to be awarded a British Empire Medal.
Council chiefs have defended a controversial taxi policy on the eve of a crunch vote at Aberdeen's licensing committee.
A trial had to be halted - after the jury box collapsed.
A Highlands MP is the frontrunner in a four-horse race to become the SNP's leader at Westminster, The Press and Journal understands.
Pilot who crash landed plane in north-east tried to land on airstrip ‘that does not appear to exist’
The pilot of a plane which crash landed in an Aberdeenshire field had followed his GPS to an airstrip that "does not appear to exist", investigators said.
A survey of Press and Journal readers shows the SNP facing a serious fight from the Conservatives in the general election.
Cash-strapped Aberdeen City Council is recruiting experts at a cost of more than £2,000 a day in a bid to protect its credit rating.
It is a long way from the family home in Kinmylies.
The impact of business rates rises in the north-east is "a lot less gloomy" than critics make out, an SNP general election candidate has said.