Shetland could potentially win additional money for social housing if projects are ready to proceed and other local authorities are unable to spend their full allocation within any financial year.
Kevin Stewart MSP
Kevin Stewart, the Scottish Government’s minister for housing, local government and planning, visited two affordable home projects in Skye and Lochalsh yesterday, as local leaders address the need for more homes in rural communities.
SNP rising stars Kate Forbes and Gillian Martin were promoted to ministerial jobs yesterday as Nicola Sturgeon completed a dramatic reshuffle.
An Aberdeen MSP has called for local residents to have their say in proposals for a night-time pedestrianisation of several city centre streets.
Scotland’s top prosecutor has signalled that a five-year probe into CIA “torture flights” at north and north-east airports could continue until the US hands over a secret report.
UK ministers were last night facing fresh demands to finally end the “scandal” of regional electricity charging that inflates power bills across the north and north-east.
People who have fallen victim to “crack cocaine gambling” have been urged to speak out.
New Scottish Labour leader, Richard Leonard, has been accused of “dithering” over the future of nine Aberdeen councillors who remain suspended from the party.
An Aberdeen MSP has accused council chiefs of a "bizarre bitmac obsession" and urged a heritage body to examine the city's streets after a high-profile controversy.
Aberdeen's finance chief Willie Young today called on the Scottish Government to invest a further £1.25billion in the north-east.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has revealed that UK ministers were "invited" to match the extra £254million funding for infrastructure announced by her government.
Donald Trump was urged to "withdraw from Scotland forever" last night amid calls for quick action to get construction of the windfarm underway.
The controversial Marischal Square development has been branded "about as popular as a visit by King Herod to the Bethlehem nursery".
Developers behind the controversial Marischal Square project have released a fresh aerial shot of the Broad Street scheme.
Aberdeen City Council's top brass will be hauled before a Holyrood committee after being accused of snubbing a powerful group of MSPs.
More than a fifth of people in the north and north-east are earning less than the living wage.
The SNP's thumping victories in two Aberdeen by-elections left the city council's Labour-led coalition clinging on to power last night.
Coastguard chiefs were under fire last night after a major new UK-wide communications system failed – just weeks after going live at the Aberdeen and Shetland centres.
Taxpayers in Aberdeen could be asked to foot a bill of up to £3million to hire three new officials to oversee the city centre's regeneration.
A company set up to run Aberdeen's council care homes and services for vulnerable people faces "significant uncertainty" after being hit by an £8.2million loss.
A £1.2million project to renovate one of Aberdeen's most iconic buildings is facing major delays and spiralling costs.
The local authority’s flagship vision for the future of Aberdeen city centre was in "complete chaos" last night amid claims that it may have to be "rewritten".
US authorities have still not agreed to hand over an uncensored report into CIA torture to help the police investigation into the use of Scottish airports for extraordinary rendition.
A public spending watchdog has said councils had an "obligation" to share with people they consulted the reasons why major decisions were taken.
People abusing blue badge parking spaces are causing mayhem at Aberdeen railway station, according to a disability campaigner.
Campaigners against Aberdeen’s controversial Marischal Square development have asked to meet members of a powerful watchdog as part of a probe into the scheme.
A north-east MSP has called for an investigation to be launched into Aberdeen City Council's conduct in approving the controversial Marischal Square development.
An Aberdeen MSP has paid tribute to a resigning city councillor calling him "a dedicated public servant".
The Scottish Government has donated £250,000 towards the earthquake relief effort in Nepal.
The UK Government has pledged to "work closely" with regulators who are investigating an overhaul of the energy market so consumers in northern Scotland pay less for power.
A leading figure in the Scottish air gun and pistol lobby has dismissed a call to toughen up licensing legislation as "pointless".
Nicola Sturgeon has urged people living in Aberdeen to use the ballot box to express their disapproval of the city councils action over the controversial Marischal Square development.