North of Scotland

Dive system safety boost

April 20, 2018

A Scottish subsea firm has announced a North Sea first which could help save lives offshore. Bibby Offshore, based in Westhill, near Aberdeen, said yesterday its new Compact Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus (Cobra) was designed to provide divers with an additional tier of safety in emergencies. To read more go to Energy Voice.    


Lawyer rapped over child abuse evidence

April 19, 2018

A lawyer representing a group of nuns under investigation by a national child abuse probe has been rapped by one of Scotland’s top judges for attempting to prevent the sisters from giving evidence.


Time for Dons soul-searching

April 17, 2018

The Aberdeen players who failed to perform for Derek McInnes at Hampden on Saturday have five games left to try to change their manager’s mind about them.