The magician who inspired Harry Houdini, a Nazi-fighting nurse and the man responsible for making Aberdeen a "floral city" are just some of the extraordinary people profiled in a new book.
A new book exploring the history of one of the north-east’s most popular hills and its surrounding community will be launched this month.
The heated debate about fracking began relatively recently in the UK, but the roots of the technique can be dated back to the 1860s.
A railway station that burned down before being rebuilt through a multi-million pound restoration project has been shortlisted in the National Rail Heritage Awards.
Time was when election outcomes depended (or were thought to depend) on competing parties’ claims to economic competence.
Fundamentally, Brexit is not about meaningful votes, legal chicanery and the ego of politicians who want an amendment named after them.
A woman from an Aberdeenshire fishing village is preparing to travel more than 11,000 miles to the world’s most southerly post office.
For centuries, Scotland’s lighthouses have pierced the darkness and guided mariners safely home to their families through some of the country’s most dangerous waters.
An RAF enthusiast has appealed for information about the identity of a mystery pilot in a portrait he discovered.
The head of a pre-historic winged lizard suspended in amber could fetch up to £4 million at auction.
A historic battlefield where one of Scotland’s greatest military commanders suffered his final defeat has gone up for sale.
A triumvirate of maritime enthusiasts, who are compiling a book on one of the world's most historic seafaring prizes have thanked Press and Journal readers for their help with the project.
A 17th century ring with links to King Charles II, which was found by a metal detectorist, is expected to fetch around £10,000 at auction.
An exhibition of archaeology from Aberdeenshire and beyond will open next month.
Rare and unique recordings of Aberdeenshire’s musical heritage will be preserved for future generations as part of a multi-million pound project.
A memorial hike will take place in Aberdeenshire next month to mark the 80th anniversary of the first British military casualties of the Second World War.
Our modern relationship with sugar is a less than happy one: an obesity crisis, mounting queues for dental surgery and a tax hike attest to that.
A vintage sign that once welcomed rail passengers to Kintore could be given pride of place once again when the Aberdeenshire community’s railway station reopens after more than 50 years.
A well-known hotel has launched a search for memories and memorabilia to help celebrate the venue’s long history.
Tools made of antlers dating back 6,000 years, 400 Lovat country maps and mysterious “cup marks” on boulders are just some of the discoveries featured in a new archaeology book.
One of the last remaining traditional blacksmiths in Scotland has died at the age of 84.
One of the worst fishing disasters in Scotland will be remembered at a special commemoration in Wick next weekend.
What will happen if the United Kingdom government opts – as now seems probable – for a ‘no deal’ departure from the European Union on 31 October?
A pensioner who grew up in Aberdeen said he was left “stunned” after a DNA test revealed he is a descendant of King Robert the Bruce.
Deeside’s bloody history will be resurrected next month as part of a major £1.5million pound project to breathe new life into one of the region’s most famous castles.
The history of the Highland Hospice has now gone on display at the Highland Archive Centre to preserve its history for years to come.
A campaign has been launched to raise £1.5 million to help safeguard the future of a 17th Century castle.
The Aberdeen woman responsible for unveiling long-hidden mysteries of Ancient Egypt will soon be celebrated as part of a new exhibition.
The descendants of one of the founding fathers of a historic Highland Games gathering will travel more than 3,000 miles across the Atlantic to attend the event for the first time.
Aberdeen may have been the true birthplace of Scotch whisky, according to new evidence uncovered by historians.
Military horse riders will retrace a historic 1930s trek on a four-day endurance ride ending at Kinloss.
Two recently undertaken studies of Highlands and Islands prospects have come up with very different takes on where the region is headed.