North and north-east cancer patients face some of the longest waiting times in Scotland when it comes to meeting a key treatment target for urgent cases.
The failure of an intruder to compensate an Aberdeen woman for a damaged fence has led to new measures to pressurise criminals into paying fines.
MSPs have backed plans for a health service whistleblowing officer in the wake of the bullying scandal at NHS Highland.
Public health minister Joe Fitzpatrick has admitted dental patients are suffering “completely unacceptable” waits for hospital treatment.
Nicola Sturgeon yesterday said she doubted that Boris Johnson will be able to deliver on his plans for a “free port” in the north-east.
NHS Grampian has five times as many patients waiting over 12 weeks for dental treatment than it did four years ago, it has emerged.
Scotland’s coastal communities are missing the chance to bid for millions in government funding while projects in England and Wales benefit, the Tories have claimed.
New laws to extend the right to vote to another 55,000 people, including prisoners, in Scottish elections have been published.
Brexit has exposed the Scottish economy to downturns and is affecting business investment, the nation's chief economist said yesterday.
Aberdeen environmental campaigner Guy Ingerson yesterday launched a bid to become co-leader of the Scottish Green Party with an attack on fossil fuels.
Scottish Government plans to make it easier for people to change gender have been delayed and watered down, it emerged yesterday.
Nicola Sturgeon says patient confidentiality is of the `utmost importance’ after NHS Highland data breach
Nicola Sturgeon has said patient data safety is of the “utmost importance” following the NHS Highland breach resulting in exposure of HIV patients'personal details.
MSPs have been warned that replacements for EU funding in the Highlands and Islands must be found urgently after Brexit.
A public spending watchdog has warned that the Scottish Government still doesn't know how much investment is needed to achieve the aims of its 2017 digital strategy.
Aberdeen South MP Ross Thomson has been criticised by a leading drugs reformer for arguing so-called "shooting galleries" would not cut heroin abuse or drug deaths.
Kezia Dugdale yesterday revealed she is “sore” over her deteriorating relationship with her father Jeff, the former depute rector of Elgin High.
An Aberdeen venue has welcomed changes to planning legislation that secure protections for bars and clubs playing live music.
Scottish alcohol sales have fallen to their lowest level for almost a quarter of a century since the introduction of minimum pricing.
Scotland’s councils were forced to raid their cash reserves this year and remove £157million to fund day-to-day services.
North and north-east councils experience fall in school leavers making it to work, studying or training
North and north-east councils have experienced falls in the percentage of school leavers moving to work, studying or training.
A Tory MP yesterday claimed that high-end tourism firms will continue to pay “sky-high” business rates under the SNP as long as the party is in government.
The transport secretary has admitted his target for 10% of everyday journeys to be made by bike by 2020 is expected to be missed - despite cyclists in the north-east racing towards that goal.
Environment campaigners yesterday set up camp in Scottish Parliament grounds as they began a five-day climate change protest.
Arlene Fraser’s family have demanding a law change to stop murderers being freed without revealing where their victims’ bodies are.
More needs to be done to help North Sea sector develop carbon capture technology – but experts also back nuclear
More work must be done to develop Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) so that the North Sea sector can make the transition to a low carbon economy, energy experts have said.
A trainee solicitor has launched a campaign to give people time off work to make life-saving donations of stem cells or bone marrow.
Education Secretary John Swinney has been urged to visit Tain Royal Academy to see for himself the leaks, substandard heating, “inadequate” canteen and poorly drained playing fields.
ScotRail has apologised to north-east rail passengers after staff shortages led to several Aberdeen trains being cancelled.
More GP surgeries in the north-east could be at risk of closure unless the Scottish government trains more people to become family doctors.
NHS Highland faces more questions over the birth of twin boys 50 miles apart after admitting the experience was “unusually stressful” for the mother.
Fears have been voiced about disruption to breeding curlews if the A96 is rerouted away from Inverurie.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman will visit NHS Highland next week to see what progress has been made to tackle its bullying problem.