Jack Singer, whose band played for the Royal Family for more than 50 years Celebrated north-east band leader soundtracked the Queen’s reign

Jack Singer, whose band played for the Royal Family for more than 50 years As the country gears up to celebrate the Queen’s 63rd year and 217th day on the throne next week, one north-east man is reflecting on the part he played in what will be the longest-ever reign of a British monarch. Read Full Story

 

Labour MSP Lewis Macdonald SNP not listening to people of the north-east, says Lewis Macdonald

Labour MSP Lewis Macdonald First minister Nicola Sturgeon was last night told to "get a grip" as the Scottish Government came under fire for its "woeful" record on police reform. Read Full Story

 

Justice Secretary Michael Matheson Police call centre closures postponed

Justice Secretary Michael Matheson The Scottish Government has announced it will postpone the closure of the Aberdeen and Inverness police call centres after a report found staff were facing "unacceptably high" pressures. Read Full Story

 

Aberdeen Art Gallery revamp plans Outcry over council art hauls which they keep behind closed doors

Aberdeen Art Gallery revamp plans Councils across the north and north-east are holding millions of pounds worth of artworks - but only displaying a fraction of it to the public. Read Full Story

 

Prince William, Kate the Duchess of Cambridge, their son Prince George and daughter Princess Charlotte in a pram arrive for Charlotte's Christening. (AP) Could Kate and Wills be on their way to Braemar Gathering?

Prince William, Kate the Duchess of Cambridge, their son Prince George and daughter Princess Charlotte in a pram arrive for Charlotte's Christening. (AP) Speculation is mounting that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend one of the most famous Highland games in the world this weekend. Read Full Story