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This week’s controversy about Aberdeen’s suspended Labour councillors might seem to be an obscure issue about Labour Party rules, of interest only to party insiders and political anoraks.
Russian cyber attacks are a greater threat than Russian submarines, according to Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry.
Mark McDonald’s high-flying ministerial career was left in tatters because of the events of one day in 2016, it has emerged.
Claims against Mark McDonald which were not proven had a “significant and lasting impact” on his mental health and his family, the Aberdeen Donside MSP said.
Mark McDonald was facing fresh calls to quit Holyrood last night after being left on the brink of an unprecedented suspension over his harassment of a woman.
Nicola Sturgeon has said it is not appropriate for US president Donald Trump to be given the "red carpet treatment" when he visits the UK next month.
Holyrood committee calls for shamed ex-minister Mark McDonald to be suspended from the Scottish Parliament
Shamed former minister Mark McDonald should be suspended from the Scottish Parliament without pay for one month, Holyrood's Standards Committee has recommended.
North East Scotland College is facing a repair bill of more than £20 million and a Highland college has to act to remain “financially sustainable”, a new report has revealed.
A Highland MSP has secured a victory in his campaign to have fire sprinklers fitted in all new social housing in Scotland.
Tory rebel leader Dominic Grieve has been dubbed the Grand Old Duke of York after he caved in at the eleventh hour for a second time on his own Brexit Bill amendment.
Independent auditors have vowed to visit all 10 communities before deciding whether to save or axe their local RBS bank branch.
Post-Brexit Scotland will struggle to compete for EU workers, according to a new report, with north-east employers already feeling the pinch.
The SNP’s Westminster leader, Ian Blackford, has said Donald Trump’s visit to the UK should be cancelled, following outrage over children being caged on the border between the USA and Mexico.
Ross Thomson has urged fellow Tories to revive the legacy of Margaret Thatcher and claimed his party lost ground in last year’s snap election because they rejected individualism.
An independent reviewer has been appointed to carry out a study into the future of 10 closure-threatened RBS bank branches in communities in Scotland.
Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald has been advised to consider legal action against the SNP and a former colleague following a fresh probe into his conduct.
The Aberdeen lawyer calling for a new law banning upskirting said campaigners were delighted to be given a second chance after the bill was blocked by a surprise objection.
Firms building major public infrastructure projects such as the Aberdeen bypass should be covered by freedom of information laws, it has been claimed.
A leading north-east politician has claimed that more UK Government investment is needed for oil and gas exploration.
This is MND Awareness Week. It is a cause which matters to me. Last year I lost a friend to the deadly, degenerative disease. He was Gordon Aikman and Gordon’s Fightback Dinner will be held in Edinburgh on Thursday to celebrate his life and to build on his legacy.
A north-east man who has had to wait more than a year for treatment for a painful condition has finally been given an appointment – after writing to Nicola Sturgeon.
A new map has revealed the remote cash machines that will be protected from closure – but triggered “grave” concerns about the future of fragile communities last night.
Scottish campaigners were yesterday shocked after an attempt to make upskirting a criminal offence in England and Wales was unexpectedly blocked.
Highland MP Drew Hendry has said a damning report on universal credit has vindicated his years of warnings about its introduction.
SNP membership surged by 5,085 after the party’s dramatic mass walkout from Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday after Westminster leader Ian Blackford was ejected by the Speaker.
Plans by Rolls-Royce to cut 4,600 jobs over the next few years have sparked calls to protect posts at the engineering firm’s bases in northern Scotland.
This week, the P&J reported the shocking statistic that three chronic pain sufferers died while waiting for specialist treatment in the NHS Grampian area.
Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald will have to wait another week to find out if he will be punished over harassment allegations.
The SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford has secured an emergency debate on Brexit after the SNP group staged a mass walkout at the Home of Commons.
A Highland MSP will find out by next week if the Scottish Government will back his call for sprinklers to be installed in all new-build social housing.
SNP leaders have signalled that the gloves are off in their bid to win the best deal for Scotland on the devolution settlement.
Sir Ian Wood has issued a fresh call for parents and teachers to play their part in creating a new “prestige” around vocational training, apprenticeships and the trades.