Keith Cowe has a very personal reason for getting involved in the Red Run to raise funds for Friends of Anchor.
Some people are daunted by adversity and wither in its glare; others take the attitude that setbacks exist to be negotiated.
One of Scotland's most popular artists is bringing an explosion of colour to the north-east this weekend as he opens his new exhibition.
Many of the veterans and their families regard it as the Forgotten War - the conflict in Japan between 1941 and 1945 which led to the deaths of hundreds of troops.
They are from very different parts of the country and have been involved in contrasting career paths.
A garden, dedicated to the memory of First World War heroes who served on floating hospitals, has been officially opened in Edinburgh.
Neil Drysdale: Critics line up to skewer BBC over decision to scrap free TV licences for most over-75s
Political consensus has been thin on the ground in Britain of late.
Britain's defence chiefs were on heightened alert in the build-up to D-Day.
It was one of the pivotal campaigns in military history: an offensive which didn't end the Second World War, but sparked the beginning of the demise of the Nazis' domination in Europe.
The months of the D-Day training exercises were a period of turmoil for many on the Moray coast.
Evacuated farms, live fire and sinking Donald Ducks: Moray’s secret role in the success of the D-Day landings
As our series continues, Mark Mackay discovers how the seeds of a bloody D-Day victory were sown on the beaches of the north amidst much secrecy
As the nation prepares to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, Neil Drysdale learns how Aberdeen Royal Infirmary prepared for an influx of casualties
It is the oldest festival in Aberdeen and has previously featured such world-renowned stars as Annie Lennox and Dame Evelyn Glennie.
John Dunn recalls the time when he used to work as a marine scientist on the SS Explorer, travelling from Aberdeen into the frozen wilderness of the Arctic Circle.
A group of Scottish veterans are making a poignant trip to Normandy next week to commemorate their fallen comrades.
The build-up to D-Day was shrouded in secrecy as the Allies' attempts to launch a pivotal offensive in 1944 could only succeed if the Germans had no idea about their plans.
Few countries anywhere in the world enjoy a closer friendship.
Three newly-discovered works by the renowned artist, John Constable, are going up for auction next month.
Aberdeen film-maker’s horror trailer wins praise from 20th Century Fox and The Walking Dead producer
A chilling Lego-inspired reimagining of one of the year's biggest horror releases has captured the imagination of US film executives.
They might have a combined age of 190, but two twins at a north-east care home are loving life on a unique new bike.
It's one of the most iconic works in the history of Scottish drama.
Archie MacEachern had to deal with piddly cats and non bill-payers on his trek round Northern lights
The north of Scotland breeds tough characters and Archie MacEachern, whose life around the country's remotest lighthouses saw him faced with frequent tragedies, was one of the toughest.
It was the first hospital in Scotland to introduce a robotic device which could carry out major operations.
New exhibition showcasing the works of the artists who shaped the romantic image of Scotland arrives at Duff House
Works by some of the most renowned Scottish artists of the 18th and 19th centuries are going on display in the north east.
Margaret Kirk once wrote a murder mystery play while she was still at primary school - and persuaded her classmates to act in it.
The Church of Scotland is adapting to the increasing number of people choosing to make payments by card by rolling out a new "contactless collection plate".
Exclusive: Jimmy Milne explains his motivation to help people through Courage on the Catwalk and Brave
Jimmy Milne has never forgotten the agony of losing his first wife, Jill, to cancer when his daughters were aged just eight and three.
There’s a picture of Andrew Mackenzie on the table next to his bed in an Edinburgh care home.
When Denis Law received the Freedom of Aberdeen in 2017, he was given an honorary Scotland cap by the city council and immediately handed it to his older brother Joe.
Countryside ranger and Press and Journal columnist, Ben Dolphin, has announced he will lead a series of free, scenic and sociable walks to mark his final year as Ramblers Scotland’s president.
It is a condition which steals away people's memories and deprives them of things which they used to take for granted.
A Scottish family, with links to the north-east, have joined forces to discover more about their ancestor, Hugh Sproat, who made record sailings on Aberdeen-built clippers to Australia in the 19th century.