The Scottish Government has been urged to call in Aberdeenshire Council's decision to legitimise a controversial travellers site.
River North Esk
Retrospective plans for a controversial traveller site at St Cyrus have been recommended for refusal.
A man has died after falling into a fast-flowing north-east river on Friday afternoon.
A ferret had to be rescued after it was became stranded in a river while enjoying the summer sun.
Travellers have vowed to "fight on" after their bid to turn an unauthorised camp beside a beauty spot into a permanent settlement was rejected by councillors.