The plummeting oil price has been seized upon by critics of the Scottish Government's forecasts in support of independence earlier this year.
Lewis MacDonald MSP
North-east politicians have expressed astonishment that the annual report from the head of the Scottish NHS makes no reference to the crisis at Grampian Health Board.
Scotland's top law officer has been urged to examine the case for cracking down on people who try to commit online fraud.
NHS Grampian bosses and Scottish Government ministers have been urged to work together to resolve what a campaigner has described as managerial "conflict" within two Aberdeen hospitals.
Health board bosses have been criticised for deciding only to publish part of a report into working practices at the north-east's flagship hospital.
A last minute decision to cancel NHS Grampian's annual public review meeting has been condemned by a north-east Labour MSP.
The political fallout surrounding the crisis gripping NHS Grampian continued in the Scottish Parliament yesterday.
Scottish Health Secretary Alex Neil said he cannot guarantee that the new chairman of NHS Grampian will live and work in the region.
CRISIS-hit NHS Grampian was rocked yesterday by the shock resignation of its chairman.
NHS Grampian's medical director has claimed the board has been shortchanged by £1billion over the past decade.
An influential Holyrood committee will write to Historic Scotland over a campaign to protect a sacred site to the travelling community.
A Highland MSP has urged conspiracy theorists who believe the independence referendum vote was rigged to accept the result and move on.
A row has broken out over claims farmers would still be able to market their produce as British in an independent Scotland.
Prison officers were forced to use a powerful pepper spray for the first time ever when inmates at Scotland's newest jail went on the rampage.
A north-east MSP has challenged Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill to resolve on-going issues at HMP Grampian.
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has been urged to reconsider the closure of the police and fire control rooms in Aberdeen.
Farmers and landowners entitled to compensation pay-outs for the Aberdeen bypass have “yet to receive a penny” a leading property firm has claimed.
First Minister Alex Salmond has criticised rival MSPs for making "offensive" and "insulting" claims that an independent Scotland would be more vulnerable to terrorism attacks.
A UK Government minister said the revelation that an Aberdeen man has joined the ISIS militant group proved that "no community can be complacent" about the threat.
A north-east politician has stepped up to defend one of Scotland's fastest declining species.