A wave of facts and figures will hit Scotland this week as the Office for National Statistics and others do their best to shed light on progress or otherwise for the economy.
Nicola Sturgeon is expected to make an announcement on a second independence referendum later today.
Economic data is falling thick and fast this week as experts try to get a handle on the mood of the country's businesses amid all the political uncertainty.
An Aberdeen city centre road was closed for two hours after a man died in the early hours.
Former Open champion Paul Lawrie is convinced his house is haunted.
Three more men have been charged in connection with the death of a Fraserburgh man this weekend.
Just over half of recent first-time buyers regret not negotiating with the seller before buying their home, a survey has found.
Derek McInnes is lining up a summer swoop for former St Johnstone striker Stevie May, it is being reported.
A surge in pension transfers typically worth more than the value of the average home has taken place over the last year, a survey of financial advisers has found.
Derek McInnes is staying with Aberdeen FC it was announced tonight - after turning down a reported £900,000 a year deal with Sunderland.
Four people were injured in a serious crash in Moray last night.
Ban on people entering remote part of Scottish Highlands is finally lifted… Because TV contestants have left the area
A 15-month ban on people entering a remote part of the Highlands because of a TV show that eventually flopped has been lifted by the council.
On 17 November 2016, we published an article headed ‘Nurse struck off over serial flaws’, which related to registered nurse Kathleen Matheson, who worked at Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen, and Castle Lodge Nursing Home at Inverbervie.
Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte has been cleared of a fraudulent takeover of the club after a trial at the High Court in Glasgow.
Up to one in three workers are now in “precarious” employment such as jobs in the so-called gig economy or on zero-hours contracts, a new study shows.
The average employee believes their savings would last them just one month if their income stopped, a survey has found.
Attacker Steven Naismith believes Scotland can beat England at Hampden on Saturday and inflict on the Three Lions what would be only their second World Cup qualifying defeat in 17 years.
The general election and what it will mean for business will be uppermost in the minds of most north and north-east employers this week.
Police sealed off an area around Telford Avenue in Inverness this afternoon after reports of an alleged stabbing. Two men have been arrested and police remain at the scene following the incident. A man was taken to hospital but his condition is currently unknown.
Former Aberdeen goalkeeper Danny Ward was the hero of the hour as his penalty save helped Huddersfield Town win promotion to the Premier League for the first time yesterday.
Manchester bomb victim Laura MacIntyre has made “remarkable progress” after suffering serious injuries in the terror attack, her parents have said.
As the runners and riders in the general election start to catch sight of the campaign finishing line, firms in the north and north-east will be will be paying close attention to promises and pledges made in the final furlongs.
Two men have died after a light aircraft crashed into the sea off the west coast.
Aberdeen have cancelled plans to hold a parade on Sunday should the Dons win the Scottish Cup in the wake of the Manchester terror attack.
Police have arrested a man after reports of a man with a gun in Fort William library.
The parents of Barra schoolgirl Eilidh MacLeod have confirmed their daughter died in the Manchester attack.
Brora Rangers won the North of Scotland Cup this weekend with a 4-1 win over Fort William. Watch all the action from the cup final in Rothes, presented by John Innes.
Aberdeen have reportedly opened talks with Celtic winger Gary Mackay-Steven over a move to Pittodrie.
Labour has suspended the membership of nine councillors in Aberdeen after they formed a coalition with the Tories against the wishes of party bosses.
A new 'storm strength' version of Orkney Distilling’s Kirkjuvagr Gin is being launched in Kirkwall this weekend.
The Tay Bridge in Dundee is currently closed due to an on-going incident. Police have blocked access at both ends of the bridge whilst they deal with an emergency. Drivers are advised to use alternative routes and expect delays. More to follow
The proportion of women high earners has not changed for six years despite moves to increase diversity in senior positions, a study has found.