It sounds like something from a dystopian nightmare: the rise of superbugs causing the death of 10 million people around the world every year by 2050.
Mark Cordiner’s life was happy back in 2014. The Aberdeen father to cherished son, Leo, was a quiet lad who enjoyed socialising with his friends, going shopping, watching football and climbing on his bike and soaring off into the blue yonder.
In the days leading up to Emily Drouet's move up to Aberdeen to start university, her parents took her on a big shopping trip - filling up two cars with items to help her feel at home in a new city.
Craiginches Prison was one of Aberdeen's most imposing buildings for more than 100 years.
What passes for political debate in this country has descended into the farcical and fractious.
The work never stops for the staff at Sue Ryder Dee View Court.
A music writer is appealing for fans of psychedelic rockers Pink Floyd to share their memories of their early gigs in the north-east.
It's a book which has been read by millions of people all across the globe and is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a fanfare of trumpets.
A north-east charity has delivered a unique statue to Fraserburgh for a four-month fundraising project.
A north-east woman has described how she and her mother "got their lives back" thanks to Scotland's only purpose-built neurological centre.
Aberdeen's Sean Paterson will head to the United States today to fly the Saltire in the World Armwrestling Championships.
A 'very evil' rapist who sexually assaulted eight of his fellow pupils at a school for the blind faces a possible life sentence.
A north-east brewery has re-named one of its beers “McInnes” to mark recent developments at Aberdeen FC.
He devoted decades of his life to the game he loved and was a familiar face to some of the globe's greatest stars.
He fell victim to a life-changing illness, which put him in hospital for more than two years.
One of the north-east's most popular hotels has been put on the market after illness forced the owner to sell up.
It was an occasion which always promised to provide a turnip for the books.
Ramsay Jones: Thursday was one of the most astonishing, compelling, and confusing elections in my lifetime
And so the winners are the losers, and the vanquished have become the victors.
The family and friends of Jackie Sutherland who passed away from a brain tumour earlier this year aged 52, have vowed to raise money for vital research in to the disease.
A north-east doctor who was "struck off" after he had an affair with a vulnerable patient lost an appeal against the decision yesterday.
It is one of the more outlandish competitions taking place in the north east this weekend.
It is a unique photographic exhibition, which celebrates the resilience of the human spirit in adversity.
It is one of the most successful community programmes of its kind anywhere in Britain.
Danish billionaire Anders Povlsen who owns almost a dozen estates in Scotland will take the Scottish Government to the Court of Session on Wednesday over a proposed wind farm which he considers a blot on the landscape.
Age is just a number, not a barrier, to the remarkable fundraising exploits of many people in the north east.
Two weeks ago today we lost our darling daughter and sister, Eilidh MacLeod, in one of the cruellest ways possible.
It's the only purpose-built specialist neurological care centre in Scotland.
A stalwart member of the Lonach Gathering has died at the age of 90.
It featured a wide array of stars and one, in particular, shone with his famous cunning plan.
He was the north-east's real-life Crocodile Dundee who embarked on a remarkable 28,000-mile bus trip from Aberdeen to Africa.
Educational psychologists have travelled to the island of Barra to support all those affected by the Manchester attack, which killed Eilidh MacLeod and seriously injured Laura MacIntyre.
He's one of the north-east's most successful singing stars.