Furious publicans are fearing job losses, chaos in the streets and the "implosion" of Aberdeen’s nightclub industry if controversial plans to let pubs stay open to 3am are not rolled back.
Bar managers had to call in security guards to break up a row involving an ex-Aberdeen footballer on Saturday.
Soul singer Aretha Franklin has died aged 76 at her home in Detroit, her publicist has said.
Pubs across the north and north-east were raising a celebratory tipple last night after being recognised as among the best licensed premises in Scotland by the Best Bar None awards.
Restaurants in Aberdeen are hoping to boost business and attract new customers during an initiative which aims to showcase the best cuisine the Granite City has to offer.
Smoove is part of Smoove & Turrell, a soul, funk and dance act from Newcastle.