Theresa May has given an “absolute” commitment that fishing rights will not be up for renegotiation with Brussels in the coming weeks.
Moray Conservative MP Douglas Ross has confirmed that he will vote against Theresa May’s Brexit deal tonight citing concerns about its impact on fishing.
Fears have been raised that Coastguard cutbacks are putting “lives in danger” around the coasts of the north and north-east.
Theresa May will today vow to stand firm in defending Scottish fishermen as she continues her Brexit tour of the UK to rally support for her deal.
Theresa May hits back at French threats over fisheries amid warnings of ‘intolerable pressure’ in trade talks
An embattled Theresa May last night hit back at French threats to delay a future trade deal over access to UK fisheries – but was warned there will be “intolerable pressure to agree almost anything”.
Theresa May has declared access to UK fishing waters will not be traded away to EU states amid accusations her proposed Brexit deal is “another Tory sell-out” of the industry.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell has said the UK will not be bound by the EU Common Fisheries Policy beyond the end of 2020 “regardless of what else happens”.
The prime minister remains committed to keeping fishing negotiations separate from trade discussions in Brexit talks, the Press and Journal can reveal.
A north-east politician has called for a dedicated fund to help communities hit by landslips in Scotland.
The north-east fish processing industry could be relocated to Poland after Brexit, a trade expert has warned.
Labour has called for the UK Government to “stop dancing” around the planned closures of dozens of RBS branches.
Michael Gove has revealed that he believes Brexit has strengthened unionism and forced the “nationalist threat” from the SNP into retreat.
North-east politicians have become embroiled in a war of words over Brexit, each claiming the other is selling-out Scotland’s fisherman.
RBS chief executive Ross McEwan has been accused of showing “contempt” for customers after brushing off MPs’ appeals to reconsider closures.
RBS chief executive Ross McEwan will be be grilled by MPs today over the decision to close one in three of Scotland’s RBS branches.
A pensioner had to wait in pain for an hour before medical assistance could reach him after falling in a north-east town centre.
Campaigners against unfair delivery charges have hailed threats of legal action against offenders by the advertising watchdog as a victory - but called for further action to follow.
Furious fishermen have criticised draft EU guidelines on a post-Brexit fisheries arrangement, which calls for EU access to UK waters to be maintained.
A north-east road which began crumbling away last year could soon be repaired.
The chairman of a Westminster group on rare conditions spoke yesterday of the pressing need to treat patients as individuals and not statistics.
Prime Minister Theresa May listened to Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid make the case for a unique Brexit deal for the fishing industry during a Downing Street meeting.
RBS has offered 10 at-risk branches a reprieve - but warned customers must use them, or risk losing them for good.
Fears have been raised over a possible reduction in free cash machines due to plans to pay operators less money.
The Scottish Conservatives have held talks with the Treasury minister to discuss concerns about RBS bank closures.
Scottish Conservatives are set for crisis talks with a Treasury minister over plans by taxpayer-owned RBS to axe dozens of bank branches.
It is now eight years since RBS promised not to close branches when they were “the last in town”.
RBS chiefs have revealed the bank has spent more on one year of rugby sponsorship than it hopes to save by axing 62 branches across Scotland.
School pupils have made donations to two charities offering help to ill children.
Plans to axe more than 60 RBS branches across Scotland have been condemned as “absolutely sickening” by Western Isles MP Angus MacNeil.
A meeting between north-east Conservatives and a Treasury minister on RBS bank closures was scuppered by the cabinet reshuffle.
A north-east MP has hit back at claims he has been “silent” over the closure of two banks.
Fewer than one in five students from the Banff and Buchan and Aberdeen North constituencies secure places on university courses, it emerged yesterday.