A disabled climber has had his leg amputated after it became trapped under his wheelchair as he attempted to scale the UK’s highest mountain.
For 40 years, up until the early 1990s, Avro Shackletons were a distinctive sight and sound in the skies above the Moray Firth. The four-engined planes, a development of the famous wartime Lancaster bomber, remained in service much longer than was planned. Now a new book, Shackleton Boys, by Steve Bond, tells the stories of the men who flew “The Shack”, and kept her in the air.
“What will they think of next?” we wonder in amazement, as the world’s first pancake printer automatically dispenses batter in the shape of the Eiffel Tower directly on to a griddle.
When wildflowers are presented in fictional stories, more often than not it is in a romantic vein.
From deadly snakes and crocodiles, to wild cats, primates and even a zebra, nearly 500 dangerous exotic animals are being kept privately right here in Scotland.
Tucked down a single-track road in the middle of the Spey Valley, Knockando Woolmill is a place where time seems to have stood still.
Patients in the Highlands are having to wait up to twice as long for treatments as they did three years ago, shock new figures have revealed.
Digital parenting: What can we do to make sure children are safe in a world that they often know more about than we do?
Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp are all apps you’re likely familiar with. Share photos with friends, update your status for followers or send private text and voice messages at the touch of a button.
He’s the rock star from Queen who has been involved in such massive hits as Bohemian Rhapsody, Under Pressure and We are the Champions.
A new board game designed to raise money for a charity set up in memory of Piper Alpha has attracted interest from as far afield as Congo and New Zealand.
Our reporter joins the Aberdeen RNLI crew on a training exercise and asks – what does it really take to save lives at sea?
Someone is trapped at the foot of the rocky cliffs around by Nigg Bay.
Police investigating the mystery death of Kevin MacLeod at Wick Harbour 21 years ago have “finally” interviewed his family about the latest alleged eyewitness account – seven months after he came forward.
Wartime diary kept by teenage relative resulted in former north art teacher becoming a family history detective
Some 16-year-olds today would feel lost with without access to their mobile phone or social media, while they take for granted being able to listen to the latest music or watching TV to see what their favourite celebrities are up to.
Mr A is 6ft 1 and he has worked in professional services for more than 20 years.
Can’t sleep? Take a pill to knock you out.
The number of pupils in Aberdeenshire schools who have been suspended for wielding weapons has almost trebled over the last six years.
It was the excitement of travelling on the overnight sleeper train from Inverness to London that sparked Mike Edwards’ sense of wanderlust as a child, while the sound of those old diesel engines became a rhythm that would beat throughout his life...
Aberdeen’s influence on the events leading up to and the creation of the National Health Service in 1948 was extraordinary.
Roger Goodyear can well remember the moment when he became entranced with the maritime charms and nautical nuances of the little village of Portsoy.
Kevin Macleod’s family welcome police complaints review after they claim the probe into his ‘unexplained’ death was flawed
A Wick family who believe a probe into the “unexplained” death of their son was flawed has welcomed news that there is to be an independent review into complaints against the police.
North businessman claims he raised similar idea for circuit – nearly four years before NC500 was launched
It has been hailed as a gamechanger for the holiday trade in the north Highlands.
There is an endless whirl of activity at Sue Ryder Dee View Court in Aberdeen.
In a peaceful village just skirting the edge of Aberdeen is a small community going about their everyday lives, working on the two farms, in the bakery, cafe and vegetable gardens.
Deciding to quit the rat race to sail around the world sounds like something out of a Hollywood movie.
From Glastonbury to the Stonehaven Folk Festival, outdoor gatherings fuelled by music, drinks and portable loos have never been more popular.
A lifeboat memorabilia collector has donated two Victorian RNLI artefacts to Aberdeen’s RNLI station.
A Shetland filmmaker is to follow in the footsteps of a fellow documentary creator by travelling to an Inuit hamlet in a remote Arctic community to recapture her vision 40 years on.
As cakes are cut, bouquets are thrown and the first flutter of confetti hits the floor, every year May marks the official start of wedding season.
On a misty spring evening, two men dedicated to protecting one of Scotland’s most enigmatic creatures survey their surroundings.
One of the UK’s most notorious serial killers has died behind bars at the age of 72.
As the NHS approaches its 70th anniversary, this year marks the milestone of another significant UK medical achievement: the 40th birthday of the world’s first IVF baby.
It was one of the many tragedies which happened at sea during the Second World War.