As Teresa Connor says quietly, it is a terrible memory which never goes away.
It’s 7pm on a Friday and the room is already crowded, as smartly dressed people greet each other before taking a seat at tables dotted around the room.
It’s nearly 50 years since Denis Law was in his pomp, yet the memories of this remarkable fellow remain indelible.
Fiona Drouet appreciates nothing will ever bring her daughter back.
Leaves crunch underfoot on the narrow and winding driveway to Elsick House, and the hedges which normally provide thick green foliage have given way to orange and gold hues in time for winter.
Every day, there are new revelations emerging about Britain’s institutions, whether at Westminster or Holyrood, the Royal Family or the Fourth Estate.
Aberdeen Railway Station marked its 150th anniversary at the weekend – by naming a high-speed train after it.
It isn’t often the case a public artwork generates so many positive headlines - before it has officially opened to the public.
It was billed as one of the most radical developments in medical science when Louise Brown became the first child to be born through in-vitro fertilization in the summer of 1978.
First dates: sweaty palms and awkward hellos before you embark on a nerve-wracking experience which could actually change your life.
It was one of the most important military encounters of World War II.
George Whyte can still remember the moment he set eyes on his wife Nelly, whom he met at a Highland Fling 65 years ago.
The tiny island of Ulva, nestled in the Inner Hebrides off the west coast of Mull, has never been short of admirers.
A chapter of Aberdeen’s seafaring heritage is to sail into the history books when the last city-built ship makes its final journey next year.
The gallows humour which permeates Scottish sport has been prominent in recent days.
Karen Berry is in love with the whole world of dance.
An RAF legend has revealed how training in Moray helped harden his resolve ahead of being captured as a prisoner of war during World War II.
A fundraiser has swapped the north-east for the perils of kangaroos in Australia’s outback.
It was an image which caused outrage across Scotland in 2014: the sight of lions and tigers locked in cages in freezing conditions in Fraserburgh.
The film about their creation was called the First of the Few.
It happened 20 years ago, but John Clark still remembers the horror of the Sapphire trawler tragedy as if it was yesterday.
A medal, which was won by an Aberdeenshire man at the battle of Trafalgar, has been sold at auction for £12,000.
It is one of the most famous thoroughfares in Scotland – a place where Sir Alex Ferguson and his Dons stars paraded the European Cup Winners Cup to the rapturous acclaim of tens of thousands of proud members of the public in 1983, and the north-east’s London Olympic luminaries followed suit in 2012.
Many tears will be shed. Of that there is no doubt.
Kirstin Williamson is just like any other 20-year-old and is training to be a teacher at Aberdeen University, having just left home to live with flatmates.
The mystery over the burial place of an executed Jacobite clan chief could be solved next month by a renowned forensic expert.
There have been plenty of headlines recently about well-known Scots being afflicted with severe neurological conditions.
Nick Pilbeam admits he wasn’t sure what the reaction would be when he helped establish Scotland’s first Men’s Shed in Westhill in Aberdeenshire.
“All I heard was ‘No, No, No!’ It went for her throat and locked its teeth onto her. The screaming and howling was horrendous.”
It was once the club all boys wanted to join, with the lure of adventure and life skills not to mention traditional parades and a ready-made group of friends.
The stark reality of Scotland’s problem with alcohol abuse has never been far from the headlines in recent years.
For more than 20 years, a team of hardy Victorians painstakingly recorded vital information about the weather on top of Britain’s highest mountain.