A courageous World War II veteran last night told how he battled a thief on the doorstep of his home in a sheltered housing complex.
"Remember, remember, the fifth of November, Gunpowder, treason and plot..."
For one group of north-east friends, Halloween has always been a chance to dress up to the max.
A wildlife boat tour company has produced stunning footage of a basking shark just off the Scottish coast.
A landmark crossing over the Spey was royally commended as part of its bicentenary celebrations over the weekend.
A team of north-east divers have revealed the secrets of the greatest and most spectacular underwater wartime graveyard in the world.
A decision on the future of schools in Moray is expected imminently with the council currently debating the sustainable education review.
The skies above Stonehaven were illuminated by a thousand lights last night as this year's bonfire celebrations kicked off in style.
Hundreds of red poppies and wooden crosses have been placed in a flower bed in the centre of Oban in memory of those who gave their lives for their country.
A Halloween video of spooky bowling pins haunting the police in Aberdeen city centre has gone viral through Facebook.
A romantic filmgoer popped the question in Hollywood style at a local cinema in Moray.
More than 200 people have joined forces to ensure Halloween celebrations will go ahead in Inverness - a month later.
Dramatic video footage has been released showing a fire at a fireworks factory in Stafford.
Great British Bake Off sensation Norman Calder returned to the kitchen yesterday to judge a cake contest at his hometown school in Moray.
A canny Scots collector has amassed a hoard of more than 6000 empty beer tins.
Some of the best recognised celebrities from our TV screens have ditched their lip stick, blusher and eye shadow - all in the name of charity.
The family of a wheelchair-bound north-east schoolgirl have hailed the generosity of the local community after their dream of a life-changing operation became a reality.
Moray Council staff called in the police as a group youngsters stormed the local authority's HQ in protest at plans to close their primary.
As the controversial A9 average-speed cameras went live yesterday, Press and Journal online editor Martin Little captured a driver's eye view of their impact on motorists' behaviour.
"I think we should just be friends", a line familiar to many of us.
They have been hailed by the Scottish Government as a vital tool in the battle to make the country's most notorious road safer - and dubbed "yellow vultures" by critics.
A Moray village was awash with green and gold yesterday as hundreds of placard-waving campaigners marched in protest at plans to close their local secondary.
Secret files have revealed Scotland's fears of an English plot to kidnap the Loch Ness Monster and put the carcass on display at the Natural History Museum in London.
One of Moray's greatest benefactors was the victim of a cold-blooded execution yesterday - just in time for Halloween.
A little piece of history has been uncovered at a Moray hotel after childhood paintings on the walls of the former orphanage were discovered beneath layers of wallpaper.
A litter of baby porkers received a fright in Moray on Wednesday as low-flying RAF Tornados boomed overhead during a simulated attack exercise at Kinloss barracks.
Aberdeen's beautiful water wildlife came out to play this week as a pod of dolphins were filmed welcoming a ferry into the city's harbour.
The man charged with overseeing the delivery of more powers to the Scottish Parliament held talks with business leaders and councillors in Aberdeen yesterday.
Footage has emerged of a man deliberately spilling petrol at a filling station, before setting it on fire and burning his own face.
An appeal to find workers to eradicate thousands of bird-eating rats in the Western Isles has attracted interest from all over the world.
Hotel chain Travelodge have revealed some of the most weird and wonderful requests put to them in Scotland over the past 12 months.
Aberdeen City Council is eyeing a site in Deeside which could provide a solution to the ongoing problem of illegal gypsy-traveller encampments.