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.
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.
North of Scotland
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.
BrewDog has been accused of "outrageous" treatment of disabled drinkers after it removed an accessible toilet from a flagship pub.
The recent introduction of new pound coins has landed council taxpayers with a bill of over £150,000.
A group of Aberdeen children, born in the 1950s, could hold the key to finding better ways to treat depression.
A health visitor's failure to spot a baby had abnormal fluid on the brain has prompted a call for better training and supervision.
Delighted Dons fans have hailed a "brilliant" Banksy-style guerrilla artist who has plastered their heroes across Aberdeen.
Bus lane fines could soon be used to pay for cameras to police a ban on gas-guzzlers.
Security procedures for the north-east's giant new concert venue could be modified in response to the Manchester attack.
A disabled woman left in excruciating pain after "rude" train passengers took her seat has called for stricter rules on reservations.
A £3million help scheme for Aberdeen firms, hit by huge business rate rises, is finally going ahead after a U-turn by councillors.
An Iraqi archbishop has appealed for support for Christians as they face a "critical time" of recovery from brutal persecution.
This crafty character had animal rescue experts utterly foxed when he decided to take a nap in the engine bay of a car.
The transformation of a derelict public toilet into a cafe could be back on the cards.
Food and Drink
It is to be whisky galore again for the Outer Hebridean island made famous by a wartime booze farce.
Hygiene inspectors did not pull their punches over the serious failings. These are some of the more critical findings from their initial report:
A frightening catalogue of hygiene failures which halted cold food preparation for patients at the north-east's flagship hospital for more than six months can be laid bare today.
One striking thing about the election was the number of people who took part, in defiance of expectations.
The writing was on the wall for Willie Young’s political career long before he was engulfed in a polling week controversy.
Voters go to the polls tomorrow in council elections that will determine who runs Aberdeen for the next five years.
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