Fears have been raised that the SNP’s £600 million pledge to deliver superfast broadband to all Scottish homes and offices could be three years late.
Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing yesterday warned that fishermen face an “extremely challenging picture” over whitefish stocks.
Fergus Ewing has been accused of giving £10 million to crofters to help his SNP colleague Ian Blackford defend his Ross, Skye and Lochaber seat.
A third of the fire service's call-outs in Grampian over the last three years have been to properties without smoke alarms, new figures show.
The First Minister has pledged to help “wherever we can” following pleas for emergency funding to remedy the destruction of last week’s Aberdeenshire floods.
Dozens of north and north-east farms are still waiting for Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payments, new figures have revealed.
Fears have been raised that new energy technologies in the north could be “held to ransom” by the SNP and Green Party.
Classroom shortages which have plagued the north and north-east for years could be eased under proposals to send trainee teachers to understaffed countryside schools.
Ruth Davidson yesterday formally backed Jeremy Hunt to become prime minister, arguing he is the best candidate to protect the Union.
Scotland’s coastal communities are missing the chance to bid for millions in government funding while projects in England and Wales benefit, the Tories have claimed.
A north-east MSP has been recording Doric poems and songs for a CD he plans to sell to raise money for a medical centre.
The British Lung Foundation yesterday called for Aberdeen City Council to urgently set out its plans for a Low Emissions Zone (LEZ) to tackle the city’s pollution problem.
Several north and north-east colleges are forecasting deficits over the next five years, according to a report warning further education faces a widening funding gap.
A proposal to introduce a 20mph speed limit for residential streets and minor roads in Scotland has been rejected by a Scottish Parliament committee examining the plans.
Michael Matheson has defied calls to update Aberdeen bypass road signs, despite anger over the lack of directions to Fraserburgh, Peterhead and local businesses.
Almost 350 vulnerable children went missing from council care across the north and north-east last year, new statistics have revealed.
A deer has died after it was apparently attacked by a pack of dogs in a suspected hunting incident.
Nicola Sturgeon admitted hospital waiting times are too long after she was challenged about 9,000 NHS Grampian patients waiting beyond the 12 treatment week target.
The Highlands and Islands MSP behind controversial workplace parking charges has claimed the controversial levy is unlikely to be introduced in remote areas.
Farmers will no longer be stopped by police for using the northbound stretch of the AWPR.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson said ferry users could be hit by fare rises at peak times this summer when he was tackled over the reliability of CalMac’s ageing fleet.
Vandals have cost a cash-strapped council more than £67,000 in the last two years - with almost 40% of the bill going to damaged schools.
There have been more poaching and hare coursing offences in the north of Scotland than anywhere else in the country, new figures have revealed.
Concerns have been raised about road safety as Aberdeen’s new bypass struggles with inadequate signage.
Calls have been made for reckless dog owners to face tougher punishments when their pets attack livestock.
Concerns that Scottish fishing vessels are being inspected more often than EU boats have been raised by a north-east MSP.
A North East MSP has said he hopes a "line can be drawn" after he was cleared of financial impropriety following a lobbying row.
A north-east MSP has said he hopes a "line can be drawn" after he was cleared of financial impropriety by a standards watchdog following a lobbying row.
A fisherman who claims a specially protected loch in Aberdeen has been polluted by AWPR construction has been robbed of his findings in a mysterious raid.
A north-east MSP mixed up in a lobbying controversy is expected to learn his fate next week.
A north-east primary school is struggling to find a pupil support assistant - despite advertising for the post six times.
A Tory MSP has quit his front bench role at Holyrood after failing to mention he holds 50,000 shares in the business he lobbied councillors to support.