A jury yesterday heard conflicting claims about a violent fracas in the wheelhouse of a fishing boat berthed at Scrabster harbour.
The use of drones to search for people lost at sea is to be tested by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.
The trial of a man who allegedly raped a woman in a city centre restaurant bathroom is due to resume today after proceedings were unexpectedly halted yesterday.
An Aberdeen councillor is to stand trial next month accused of touching and kissing a man against his will.
A man accused of raping a woman in an Aberdeen park told a court she made the claim after he called her a “bad name".
The driver of a tipper truck who reversed over and killed his foreman has told the court he had his radio on but was well aware of his blind spot.
A truck driver accused of reversing over his colleague has said the tragedy will stay with him forever.
Roads workers have said they heard the bleep of a tipper truck reversing just before it hit a colleague - but admitted they do become "immune" to the noise.
A digger driver has described the moment he saw his colleague being sent into "freefall" after being hit by a reversing truck.
The two men convicted of the murder of Aberdeen oil worker Steven Donaldson have launched a bid for freedom.
Jurors in the Steven Donaldson murder trial will spend a second day deliberating after retiring to consider their verdicts yesterday.
Tasmin Glass was no “Machiavellian character from the underworld of crime” but a teenager from a good home who was not responsible in “any way, shape or form” for what happened to Steven Donaldson, the Kirriemuir murder trial was told yesterday.
A monk accused of sexually abusing children at a Catholic school in the Highlands could soon face trial in Scotland.
Oil worker Steven Donaldson wanted his former girlfriend to repay him £3,000 in a cash dispute over a written-off car, a murder trial heard yesterday.
A jury in the trial of a woman and two men accused of murdering oil worker Steven Donaldson has been shown graphic images of the 27-year-old lying dead beside his burned out BMW in the car park of an Angus nature reserve.
A 10-year-old boy who was allegedly knocked down by a moped will have to wait more than a decade to have his teeth repaired, a trial has heard.
A young boy who was found in a pool of blood with severe facial injuries looked like he had been "blown up" his dad has told a jury.
‘We will never understand why a complete gentleman like Brian died in such a brutal and senseless way’
The family of Brian McKandie have paid tribute to him after Steven Sidebottom was convicted of his murder today.
Psychiatrist tells High Court that a grandmother on trial for the murder of an Aberdeen man was not suffering from mental illness
A psychiatrist has told a court of how he examined a woman who is standing trial for murder and concluded she wasn't suffering from psychiatric illness.
Man accused of murdering and robbing north-east mechanic Brian McKandie was taking in just £27 a month after child maintenance
A north-east man accused of murdering and robbing a mechanic in his cottage was left with just £27 a month after expenses from his job as a farmer.
An Inverness man tried to strangle himself with a police cell blanket after he was arrested by officers in January this year, a court has heard.
A groundbreaking trial to prevent and manage Type 1 diabetes has been launched by a health board.
An Aberdeen woman is to stand trial charged with attacking an eight-month-old girl.
A murder accused turned up at a house covered in blood and later told police he and his alleged victim had “slashed” each other, a court heard yesterday.
A motorist who was driving dangerously moments before another driver lost his life in an accident has been fined £300.
A judge yesterday told a serial rapist who was jailed for more than nine years that he had a “disturbing attitude” towards women.
A north-east woman has been found guilty of attempting to murder her husband by stabbing him.
A “perfect hostess” has gone on trial accused of trying to murder her husband - who blames himself for attack.
Eight men appeared in court yesterday accused of murdering a dad in Fraserburgh.
A woman has told a court she suffered a stroke as a result of north businessman’s alleged six-year campaign of fear against her and her family.
A man accused of murdering a restaurant owner almost 40 years ago was detained by police as he attempted to board a Pakistan-bound flight, a court has heard.
A man has gone on trial accused of killing his step-father in Peterhead.