Scottish ministers were under growing pressure last night to step in to save the Arnish yard in Lewis amid fears it could shut down within days.
Lewis MacDonald MSP
Scottish ministers have been urged to travel to the north-east “as a matter of urgency” to reassure local workers from collapsed construction giant Carillion.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has confirmed that a major trauma centre in Aberdeen should be up and running this autumn.
The Scottish Government has raised hopes that there will be no further delay to the completion of Aberdeen’s bypass following the collapse of Carillion – and that 260 affected jobs could be saved.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has insisted there will be no further delays to the creation of a major trauma centre in Aberdeen as she confirmed it would finally be up and running later this year.
Police chiefs and Scottish ministers have been accused of “dragging their feet” over the creation of a new geographical database to stop officers on 999 calls being sent to the wrong location.
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has revealed his new front bench team – but there was no job for his predecessor Kezia Dugdale.
Shock new figures show that offenders in the north and north-east have still to pay 8,000 fines – and only three officers are chasing them for the cash.
A new leader of the Scottish Labour Party will be announced today – almost three months after Kezia Dugdale stunned her colleagues by quitting.
Plans to finally deliver a new major trauma network across hospitals in Aberdeen, Dundee, Glasgow and Edinburgh will be unveiled next month.
Thousands of offenders are being let off the hook because there is no way to force them to pay fines and compensation to victims, it has emerged.
An Aberdeen play park has been reopened after receiving a £20,000 upgrade to encourage more children to have fun outdoors.
A north MSP says it is “critical” that the Scottish Government provides health boards with the proper resources to stop bed blocking in the Highlands.
Rail bosses have been accused of "an incredible waste of money" by hiring buses to sit outside stations just in case their trains fail to run.
The empty youth wing of a north-east super jail is being employed to train staff and host meetings rather than housing young offenders.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has insisted she "isn't backing away" from building a flagship trauma centre in Aberdeen - despite concerns over a brain-drain as uncertainty over the project lingers.
Scottish Health Secretary Shona Robison has announced more than £500million of additional funding for the country's NHS.
Home Secretary Theresa May has questioned the merits of the Scottish policing model - prompting accusations of "rank hypocrisy" from the SNP.
Pressure was last night piled on John Swinney to explain his embarrassing Budget bungle on the Haudagain Roundabout.
A call has been made to compensate north-east firms who are "losing money on every job" due to the Forth Road Bridge closure.
No decision yet on what “independent assurance” will be required to close Aberdeen and Inverness police call centres
Police chiefs have yet to decide how independent experts will verify that it is safe to close control rooms in Aberdeen and Inverness.
John Swinney has declined to outline a timeline for Aberdeen’s much anticipated multi-billion pound city deal.
The controversial Marischal Square development has been branded "about as popular as a visit by King Herod to the Bethlehem nursery".
Police still pressing ahead with redundancies at Aberdeen control room – despite committing to halt closure
Police Scotland is pressing ahead with redundancies at an Aberdeen call centre - despite publicly committing to postpone the controversial closure.
Almost 300 jobs will be lost at Young's Seafood in Fraserburgh - despite the company that beat them to a major contract outsourcing their work to Poland.
Jobless figures for north and north-east Scotland have skyrocketed - the only areas of the country to record a rise.
The damning report following the M9 crash scandal has cast fresh doubt over the future of police control rooms in Aberdeen and Inverness.
The "extraordinary" pay packet of Police Scotland's top officers could pay to run Aberdeen control room "for several months".
Scottish Labour has said the SNP has to "live up to their responsibilities" to oil and gas workers.
A major new survey has revealed a third of Police Scotland workers want to quit the force in the next three years.
The Scottish Government was under growing pressure last night to "put its hands in its pockets" to help 650 north-east fish factory workers facing redundancy.
The police regulator has signalled that it could block controversial plans to close control rooms in Inverness and Aberdeen.