Scotland’s pig industry has embarked on a united programme to eradicate an endemic disease which is currently costing the industry £3 million a year at a UK level.
Two brothers have put Caithness on the movie map and produced, written and directed a feature set in the castle they grew up in.
Charolais bulls sold to a top of 13,000gn at the closing day of the Stirling Bull Sales.
Arable farmers should question economies of scale and whether higher yields translate into more profits, according to David Siddle from Andersons Northern.
Suggestions that other farm sectors should “carry the cost” of the cuts being made to the Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (LFASS) has been dismissed as “wholly unacceptable” by NFU Scotland’s director of policy, Jonnie Hall.
A record temperature set in Aberdeen 122 years ago has been broken in Aboyne today.
Three Tory MPs have quit the party to join the new breakaway group claiming Theresa May’s “dismal failure” to stand up to hardline Brexiteers had pushed them out.
A new bid has been made by families to swim on Sundays on the Sabbatarian stronghold of Lewis.
A number of prospective buyers have expressed interest in a historic Aberdeen paper mill that plunged into administration last month.
A thug with nearly 100 convictions has been jailed for attacking a shopkeeper with a baseball bat and threatening to kill her.
A high risk sex offender who preyed on women and children and subjected victims to rape and abuse over more than four decades was given a life sentence yesterday.
A north-east pharmaceutical company has secured £1.8million in grant funding as part of a research competition aimed at tackling antimicrobial resistance in humans.
North-east Scots, usually known as ‘the Doric’ or ‘Toonser’ has been the subject of a new documentary, made by the University of Aberdeen’s Elphinstone Institute.
Kevin Cash, money-saving expert and king of the grips
There hasn’t been such a scrum of paparazzi incited by sumptuously unfurling mounds since Kim Kardashian last strolled a beach in a bikini.
A north-east woman claims she has “hit a brick wall” in her fight against a chronic genetic condition that claimed the lives of her mother and grandmother.
A £30 million investment is always risky. But to make such a commitment in the midst of one of the most turbulent economic climates takes chutzpah.
A North Sea inspection firm has revealed it will expand its business after the demise of its nearest rival.
Caley Thistle were below par in losing to Dunfermline and missing a chance to further cement a place in the Championship play-off places.
You know you are ageing when you find yourself reminiscing about the good old days. And when you start believing things were much better in the past, you know you are getting on a bit.
An island council has made a public apology after flattening hundreds of gravestones without warning in a bungling bid to comply with updated safety guidelines.
The offshore industry’s changes to shift patterns has led to a dip in passenger figures at Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (Hial).
Reports that plastic waste from UK farms is no longer being collected are totally false says Banff-based collection specialists, North East Recycling Services.
Scottish Government has announced the creation of a new group to drive forward the recommendations of the National Council of Rural Advisers (NCRA).
I have a new job. Well, kind of.
Two Scots businesses are in the running to become ‘New Entrant Farm Business of the Year’ in a contest designed to identify people who have overcome barriers in the early part of their farming career.
Residents and staff at an Aberdeen care home are today in limbo after operators announced they are to pull out within four weeks.
Until recently, Guyana was listed among the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere and - though boasting a landmass larger than Scotland and England combined - home to a low-wage population of just 750,000 people.
A young seal has died a slow, painful death after being “lassoed” in a fishing net off the Outer Hebrides.
A giant Moray Firth windfarm developer has confirmed it found nearly 20 unexploded bombs (UXO) following an ordnance survey at the site.
Work is set to start next month on a £5m project to restore and regenerate historic grounds in the Outer Hebrides created by an opium baron.
Exports of Scotland’s national drink have reached a record value of £4.7 billion – despite ongoing Brexit concerns.