Rebecca Buchan

Business Editor at The Press and Journal
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April 25, 2014

A north-east policeman, John Kearney, will go on trial next week accused of driving dangerously across Aberdeen city, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

Duo sentenced for fireball crime

April 25, 2014

Two serial criminals who turned a stolen car into a fireball while their friends were still inside have narrowly avoided jail.

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Court update

April 23, 2014

Top Aberdeen solicitor, Alexander Hutcheon, will go on trial next month accused of assaulting his wife and racially abusing her new partner.

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Court update

April 23, 2014

An auxiliary teacher has been banned from the roads for two years after she crashed her car in a ditch while almost three times the drink-drive limit.

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Court update

April 23, 2014

Fraserburgh man, Kenneth Watt, will go on trial next month accused of making, distributing and selling illegal copies of music.

Drunk teen threw fridge from bridge

January 25, 2014

A drunk teenager threw a fridge from a bridge on to a dual carriageway because he wanted to show off in front of his friends, a court has heard.

Payback sentences – in your own time

January 14, 2014

NORTH-EAST criminals are being handed "less meaningful sentences" in order to ease the pressure on Aberdeen City Council's strained social work department.

Growing cost of heating our jails

December 28, 2013

Utility bills have soared at Scottish prisons over the last financial year - with an annual increase of more than 20%.

Power of love saves heart attack victim

December 20, 2013

A TEACHER who was told he only had hours to live married the love of his life in his hospital bed - and will now spend Christmas at home with his new wife after undergoing a heart transplant.

Oasis in the city

December 19, 2013

It's that magical time of year again when cities are being transformed into winter wonderlands. Decorations are popping up all over the place and Christmas markets transform urban parks spreading the feeling of festive cheer.

Drink-driver banned and fined

December 13, 2013

A young dad has been banned for two years after he got behind the wheel of his car while over the drink-drive limit.

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