Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing will today announce EU funding worth £8.4million to the maritime and fisheries industry.
The pound plunged following a shock exit poll that indicated that the Conservatives have fallen short of an overall majority, resulting in a prospective hung parliament.
There have been two occasions in my life when I have decided to brave the opera and they both ended in disaster.
Persistent parking permit cheats face being dragged to court after a professional fraud investigator was put on the case.
A woman who had to terminate her unborn baby after developing a rare for of cancer has embarked on a mission to raise awareness of the condition by taking part in Courage on the Catwalk.
A north-east cancer survivor who was diagnosed during her pregnancy is to take to the catwalk in memory of her son who died just months after his birth.
On May 4, the Scottish Green Party will be fielding more local candidates across the Highlands and Islands than ever before.
When the SNP launched their manifesto for last year's elections it was made clear that a material change in circumstance could lead once again to the question on whether we should vote to be independent.
Two men have admitted handling stolen goods after they were caught in possession of thousands of pounds worth of alcohol and furniture taken during a lorry heist at an Aberdeen haulage yard.
A teenager has been fined £600 after he butted a bouncer at a city fast food restaurant.
A pensioner has been warned he faces jail for swindling nearly £75,000 in benefits.
Four men and a woman have denied their involvement in a lorry heist at an Aberdeen haulage yard.
In a UK first, two north-east hospitals will share a pioneering new power source in a bid to cut costs and carbon emissions.
A man who sparked panic at Aberdeen Beach after being spotted with an airgun has been spared jail.
A man who assaulted a fellow reveller, leaving him scarred for life, has narrowly avoided jail.
A woman left her ex-lover seriously injured when she hit him with a glass after he insulted her in a bar.
Convicted sex offender back on the register after getting caught with thousands of child porn images
A convicted sex offender has been placed back on the register after being caught with thousands of illicit images and videos of children.
A thief who cut his hand as he broke into a country cottage and stole thousands of pounds was caught after a trail of blood he left behind linked him to the scene.
The boyfriend of a law student found dead in her room has appeared in court accused of a campaign of abuse against her.
Terrorism investigation sparked after political activist threatened to “blow Queen’s brains out” on Twitter
A self-styled political activist sparked a major terrorism investigation after posting tweets threatening to kill the Queen during the Common Wealth games.
A number of councillors are stepping down at the May elections, others have either declined to say or have not declared either way.
The sex trade in Aberdeen has exploded in recent years - with far fewer prostitutes working on the streets but many more escorts drawn by the city's oil-rich reputation.
The son of a Nigerian government official has been jailed for life for the brutal rape and murder of a high-class escort in an Aberdeen flat.
A north-east businessman has been fined for assaulting a man in an Aberdeen nightclub.
An Aberdeen student accused of raping and murdering an escort in a city flat was trying to move "heaven and earth" to pay for her services, a court has heard.
More than £22,000 of taxpayers' money was spent defending north-east schoolboy Bailey Gwynne's killer.
Mary-Anne Boermans has baked her way to success as her Dutch-inspired festive treats won her the first episode of The Great British Bake Off Christmas specials.
A student has been banned from the roads for drink-driving - after her own parents caught her in the act and called the police.
Teenager led police on early morning high-speed chase through Aberdeen… He didn’t have a licence or insurance
An Aberdeen teenager has admitted leading police on an early-morning high-speed car chase through the city centre.
A young sex offender was found pleasuring himself behind a bush in Aberdeenshire as he watched a teenage dog walker.
A mechanical engineer who blinded a fellow reveller in one eye with a single punch has narrowly avoided jail.