Transport chiefs are being encouraged to hold talks with an Aberdeen community hoping for a rail expansion.
Ruth Davidson yesterday formally backed Jeremy Hunt to become prime minister, arguing he is the best candidate to protect the Union.
A Tory MP yesterday claimed that high-end tourism firms will continue to pay “sky-high” business rates under the SNP as long as the party is in government.
A leading judge has suggested criminals facing 18 months in prison could end up avoiding jail under plans to effectively abolish short sentences.
Thousands of children were made to live in fear by violent nuns who physically and sexually abused them at an Aberdeen care home.
The first minister has been warned “warm words are not good enough” after renewing a pledge to improve rail links between Aberdeen and the Central Belt.
Nicola Sturgeon has condemned an attack on a councillor whose car was set on fire outside his family home.
Fears have been raised about the actions of an increasing number of drunk passengers at Aberdeen International Airport (AIA).
Police officers believe being on duty at thousands of events, from festivals to football matches, has a “negative impact” on policing their communities.
Aberdeen Sheriff Court has been ordered to improve its court custody unit (CUU) to prevent prisoners becoming a danger to staff.
Nearly 80 incidents of anti-social behaviour a day were reported to police in the north-east across a nine-month period last year.
Four men have been charged for allegedly racing at speeds of up to 128mph on a popular tourist trail.
Aberdeen is home to the most crime-ridden train station in the north of Scotland, according to shocking new figures.
A catalogue of Police Scotland blunders has been identified in a dossier revealing almost 200 mistakes were made in 18 months.
The hopes of north-east campaigners were raised yesterday after the transport secretary confirmed improvements to a notorious road would be included in a new review.
Seizures of hard drugs in Scotland have risen dramatically leading to calls for the Scottish Government to declare a public health emergency.
Rural commuters in the north and north east will be “penalised” by Derek Mackay’s workplace car-parking charge, it was claimed yesterday.
The maximum prison sentence for people convicted of animal cruelty could increase dramatically under new proposals.
ScotRail's under-fire boss has vowed to visit Aberdeen to address a rising tide of complaints, following another day of chaos for customers in the north-east.
ScotRail was last night accused of “patting itself on the back” after releasing a statement saying that punctuality had improved on Scotland’s railways.
An Aberdeenshire community has been praised in the Scottish parliament for its fundraising efforts.
Nicola Sturgeon’s government should “go back to the drawing board” when it comes to its promise to improve rail links between Aberdeen and the Central Belt, the Conservatives have said.
Calls for tougher rules as it emerges north-east embezzler has only paid back a fraction of stolen fortune
An embezzler from Portlethen has paid back only 5% of the £600,000 she was ordered to return to her employer when she was jailed two years ago.
Prisoners at jails in Peterhead and Inverness will be tucking into multiple festive meals during the next few days.
The maximum prison sentence for knife possession has been imposed just once in Scotland since its introduction, ministers have admitted.
Domestic abuse incidents in the north-east have risen by 10% in the last year, according to new police figures.
Politicians have hailed the return of trade and business to an Aberdeenshire community blighted by limited access as repairs were made to a historic road arch.
An investigation has been launched into a railway blunder which turned a “milestone day” for Scotrail into an “embarrassment” and caused chaos for hundreds of commuters.
North-east students are being offered free drug-testing kits to check whether they have been sold dangerous ecstasy pills.
North and north-east teachers are being attacked on a daily basis with weapons including BB guns, saws and classroom furniture.
Children as young as 11 are being ordered to turn out their pockets and as young as 15 strip searched by police using stop and search powers according to “alarming” new figures.
A north-east MSP has made a fresh plea for increased legal protection for police dogs.