Hundreds of jubilant masters students celebrated reaching the end of their degree courses at Aberdeen University yesterday.
Upon receiving his honorary degree in yesterday's ceremony, Lord Darling had both words of wisdom for new graduates and fond memories of his alma mater.
The SNP has renewed its call for the House of Lords to be abolished, branding the new 45 peers announced by Downing Street a "sorry list" of former politicians and "cronies and hangers-on with big cheque books".
Speaking exclusively to The Press and Journal, Alex Salmond has revealed he believes the Yes campaign would have won the Referendum if Alistair Darling had remained the figurehead of Better Together.
The leader of the campaign against independence has said Alex Salmond has "lost the plot" if he believes Scotland could go it alone without another referendum.
The north-east's main business organisation has called on the leaders of both sides of the referendum debate to keep their promises if they win.
Cuts of up to £450m to the NHS budget in Scotland are of "grave concern" to those running health services in the north east, it has been claimed.
The argument over the SNP's proposed sterling union has not dominated the debate in the last fortnight in the way it did in the immediate aftermath of the first televised leaders debate.
The plummeting share values of Scottish firms was a warning sign of the risks posed by independence, Alistair Darling claimed yesterday.
Bank Of England governor Mark Carney has said that a currency union with an independent Scotland would be "incompatible with sovereignty".
A landmark poll showing that a majority of Scots now support independence has sent shockwaves through British politics.
The financial reputation of an independent Scotland will be "trashed" if it defaults on its debts, the leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats has claimed.
The independence referendum dominated social media last night as Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling went head-to-head for the second time.
A snap poll taken after tonight’s independence debate in Glasgow had Alex Salmond as a comfortable winner. The ICM study for the Guardian found that 71% of about 500 people polled thought the SNP leader outperformed Better Together leader Alistair Darling. But will it have an influence on the final vote in September?
Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling clashed for a second time last night in one of the most important debates in Scottish history.
First Minister Alex Salmond came out fighting with a much stronger performance in the second historic TV debate on Scottish independence.
As the BBC's live independence referendum debate between Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond took-off millions of people sat down in their living rooms hoping it would help them make a more informed decision on September 18th.
Scotland is standing at a crossroads ahead of next month’s independence referendum, First Minister Alex Salmond said as he clashed with the man leading the campaign to keep the United Kingdom together.
As BBC's Scottish independence debate got under way both Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling were given two minutes each for their opening gambits.
Scotland is on tenterhooks as Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling prepare for their second head-to-head clash on television.
Leader of the pro-union Better Together campaign Alistair Darling outlines the case for remaining in the union.
The moment ladies' favourite James McAvoy completed the Ice Bucket Challenge has been captured on video and shared online.
The governor of the Bank of England has admitted that contingency plans are in place for a Yes vote in next month's referendum.
The Scottish Government's commitment to women has been dismissed as "paper thin" by Labour.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has claimed the risks to the UK of sharing the pound with an independent Scotland far outweigh the benefits.
Ed Miliband will step up the campaign to save the Union today with an attack on Alex Salmond's currency plans for an independent Scotland.
A group of eminent lawyers are demanding the Scottish Government be candid on the implications of independence.
A north-east politics expert has claimed that First Minister Alex Salmond failed in his attempt to woo undecided voters during a landmark referendum debate.
Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling went head-to-head for the first time last night in a landmark debate ahead of Scotland's historic date with destiny.
A snap poll of people watching a historic debate about Scotland’s future suggested Alistair Darling came out on top.
First Minister Alex Salmond was left disappointed last night as he failed to dominate the first major independence TV debate in the way many expected.
Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling went head-to-head in a TV debate this evening and instantly Twitter erupted.