Moray Conservative MP Douglas Ross has confirmed that he will vote against Theresa May’s Brexit deal tonight citing concerns about its impact on fishing.
A review of council wards on Scotland’s islands has been launched in a move that could see councillors represent smaller areas.
Leading figures in the Scottish farming, food and drink industries have warned that a no deal Brexit would cost the sector £2billion in lost sales each year.
Senior doctors have called on the UK Government to recruit more doctors from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to combat NHS staff shortages as Brexit approaches.
ScotRail was last night accused of “patting itself on the back” after releasing a statement saying that punctuality had improved on Scotland’s railways.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon last night apologised to the two women who made sexual harassment complaints against Alex Salmond after the collapse of the Scottish Government’s investigation into the claims.
A ScotRail apology to disgruntled passengers and a promise of compensation was attacked by politicians for being “just not good enough” yesterday.
Nicola Sturgeon’s government should “go back to the drawing board” when it comes to its promise to improve rail links between Aberdeen and the Central Belt, the Conservatives have said.
Food suppliers across Scotland have failed more than 9,000 food standards tests over the last five years, a figure that includes 3,671 failures in the Aberdeen City Council area.
More than 3,000 NHS Grampian patients have been waiting six months for hospital treatment, according to new figures.
Almost 33,000 school staff days were lost in the north and north-east in 2017/18 as teachers struggled with mental health, new figures have revealed.
The NHS has paid more than £16.5million for private security in the past five years including a bill for almost half a million pounds in NHS Highland.
Jack McConnell questioned why a controversial hedgehog cull in the Western Isles had to start in the run-up to the 2003 Scottish election.
Bed blocking has cost the NHS more than £500 million since Nicola Sturgeon became First Minister, according to Scottish Labour research.
More than £16 million has been spent by NHS Grampian on private medical care in the last three years, new figures have revealed.
Concerns over the length of time it is taking to recruit a permanent chief executive for NHS Grampian have been raised.
A wildlife chartiy has suggested the introduction of a tourist tax would help make up for the loss of EU funding used to conserve Hebridean seabirds and other rare animals.
Snow sports in Scotland contributed almost £31 million to the economy during the 2017/18 ski-season, new figures have revealed.
NHS Highland chief executive Professor Elaine Mead has claimed it was “good use” of taxpayers’ money to spend almost £1 million on two locum doctors in the area.
Consumers in Scotland paid an extra £38.1 million in parcel delivery surcharges compared with the rest of the UK in the past year, new analysis has revealed.
Moray Council leaders have warned they have to make £7.3million worth of extra cuts to balance their books following Derek Mackay’s budget.
MSPs have marked the upcoming centenary of the Iolaire disaster with a poignant debate remembering the suffering endured by the people of the Western Isles.
More than 20% of cancer patients in NHS Grampian and NHS Highland are waiting longer than the Scottish Government’s 62-day target for treatment.
Aberdeen council leaders have accused Derek Mackay of delivering a “Scrooge”-like budget that has cut almost £60 million to one of the city’s key funds for public services since 2016/17.
Former Banchory Academy pupil John Waddell has been selected to stand for the Liberal Democrats in the Westminster seat of West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine.
The total council tax bill for the north and north east is poised to increase by more than £15million in 2019/20, Finance Secretary Derek Mackay indicated last night.
North and north-east councillors last night renewed their calls for a tourist tax despite the Scottish Government’s budget saying there were “no plans” to introduce the levy in the immediate future.
Derek Mackay said his budget would support City Region Deals for Aberdeen and Inverness as well as growth deals for Moray, Argyll and Bute and the islands.
Brexit cast a long shadow over Derek Mackay’s budget when he stood up at Holyrood to announce his tax and spend plans for 2019/20.
Derek Mackay revealed the business rates cap for north-east offices will be maintained in a budget that also saw the scrapping of the so-called Amazon tax.
Alexander Burnett MSP: This ‘pay more, get less’ budget shows that this SNP government is willing to put economic growth at risk
It was clear from the moment the Chancellor announced in his Budget that he was bringing forward changes to income tax thresholds that Derek Mackay was in a difficult spot.
The health secretary has admitted pregnant women in Moray are the victims of “poor” communication after she heard many don’t know where they are going to give birth.