A crackdown on crime in Aberdeen over Christmas and the New Year is being heralded as a success by police.
Police have confirmed a man who died when he was hit by a train in a north-east town last week, was aged 31 and from Aberdeen.
The family of a young father who died suddenly on New Year's Day have spoken of their shock at the tragic events.
Coastguard teams have been assisting police in safeguarding causeways and coastal roads in the Outer Hebrides this morning.
Two men are due to appear in court today in connection with the recovery of cannabis worth thousands of pounds in Aberdeen.
Motorists will be charged if they use one of the busiest Aberdeen Airport car parks to drop off family and friends.
Tourism bosses are taking steps to attract a growing number of overseas Chinese tourists to the north-east.
The team behind a new musical, which debuts in the north-east later this month, say the show will go on - despite a high-profile celebrity pulling out of the performance.
Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has said churches across the country should be fitted with wi-fi to strengthen their position in the community.
A pedestrian was hit by a car in Aberdeen city centre earlier today.
Emergency services are currently at the scene of a road traffic accident in Aberdeen. The incident, involving two cars, occurred shortly after 4.15pm at the junction between George Street and Fraser Place. According to police, a man in his 30s has sustained minor injuries to his legs. More to follow
An inflatable dinghy, believed to be from the Cemfjord cargo ship, has washed up on-shore in Orkney.
The funeral of a young dad who was killed in a horror smash on Christmas Eve will take place on Wednesday.
A 51-year-old man has been detained by police in connection with an alleged serious assault in Benbecula in the early hours of this morning.
Police say a woman involved in a crash on a Highland road earlier today has not sustained life-threatening injuries.
Police are appealing for help in tracking who have been reported missing from the north-east.
Motorists are being advised to avoid an Aberdeenshire road for their own safety. Police say icy conditions on the B976 Crathie to Gairnshiel poses a risk to drivers. Officers have arranged for the road to be treated by gritter teams.
A man was killed and several people were injured in an alleged knife and axe attack at a village pub.
Residents in a north-east community are seeking assurances that a new all-weather sports pitch is still being built after £300,000 was set aside by the Scottish Government a year ago.
Hogmanay celebrations on Stirling Castle’s esplanade have been cancelled due to high winds.
Bad weather hindered efforts to recover victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 today, and sent wreckage drifting far from the crash site, as grieving relatives prayed for the strength to move forward.
Scottish Labour has called on the Scottish Government to send in a task force to support City Link workers who have lost their jobs.
Two walkers have been rescued by helicopter in Shetland after becoming lost due to foggy conditions.
A man had to be rescued in the Highlands earlier today after falling down an embankment.
The Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has agreed to be treated with an experimental anti-viral drug and blood from a survivor of the virus, her doctor has said.
This monkey was taking no chances outside in the freezing Russian winter. While the suit may have kept it warm, the little guy was forced to jump and crawl to move around. Eventually it settles for sitting down where the snow has fallen.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a brutal assault in the Kittybrewster area of Aberdeen.
AirAsia has confirmed that the debris found in the sea is from its Airbus A320 aircraft, with which air traffic controllers lost contact on Sunday.
The woman who was undergoing tests for Ebola at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI) has tested negative, it has emerged.
A bumbling crook's plan to rob a cash machine blew up in his face... literally, as this video shows.
A two-year-old boy has accidentally shot and killed a woman after he reached into her purse at a Wal-Mart store in the US and the concealed gun fired.
A health worker at the centre of an Ebola scare was dramatically evacuated from a remote Highland hostel to hospital in Aberdeen earlier tonight.