An extensive investigation is under way following the deaths of two women in a tragic midnight swimming accident off Aberdeen beach.
New figures that show no driver has been fined for speeding on Union Street in the past four years have raised questions over whether motorists are being adequately monitored.
A half-empty bottle of brandy, a dismantled window frame, and an arrow were among the more unusual items discovered when the rooftops in a north-east town centre received a major spring clean.
Members of the north health board awaiting the results of a high-profile bullying probe have received official letters warning them they may wish to seek legal advice.
Communities across the Highlands have been left scrambling to foot bills of thousands of pounds for Christmas lights in town and village centres, it has emerged.
A bird hide has been opened in the Cairngorms as part of a project to protect habitats for wading birds which are in decline across the country.
Thousands of people are expected in Aberdeen this weekend to take in new street art across the city centre.
Safety chiefs have decided the once notorious A90 between Peterhead to Fraserburgh is now safe enough to do without its pioneering speed cameras.
Sleep-deprived north-east residents claim their homes have been left uninhabitable amidst months of noisy construction work on a multi-million-pound rail improvement project.
Health officials in Moray hope the RAF will fly to the NHS’ rescue to ease the region’s staffing crisis.
Aberdeen is home to the most crime-ridden train station in the north of Scotland, according to shocking new figures.
A promising engineering student has died aged just 22 after having an epileptic seizure.
A row has broken out over plans to ban horses from a north-east agricultural show - unless they have been given a vaccination at least the week before.
A rare book printed nearly 150 years ago has been donated to the historic Aberdeen organisation which helped created it.
A badly-damaged stained glass window will be restored after spending more than 100 years in a church hall.
A beloved pet shop parrot which has delighted customers for decades has died.
A 50-year-old Nairn man abducted his partner after questioning her about being faithful to him.
Police in Merseyside and the north-east are working with increasing sophistication to tackle the depredations of organised criminal gangs.
The ruined remains of the former home of occultist Aleister Crowley has been put up for sale in an effort to restore it to its former stature.
A 76-year-old Inverness army veteran, who served three tours of duty in Bosnia, has set his sights on an incredible rowing challenge to support a charity close to his heart.
Visitors to one of the most popular tourist destinations in Inverness have increased by more than 5% as it marks its second year.
The first homes in a massive housing development in Moray have been completed.
Motorists travelling between Stonehaven and Crathes will face a lengthy diversion over the summer months due to essential bridge repair works on the Slug Road.
A major appeal is under way to fund a £3.2million centre which will “revolutionise” mental health care in Aberdeen.
Flags and banners were raised over Culloden Moor at the weekend as hundreds came to pay their respects to those who fell on the battlefield.
A giant steel frame is being lifted into place on the site of the new and expanded Lossiemouth High as work progresses ahead of schedule.
A north-east politician has called for teenagers to be made more aware of the dangers of sharing intimate photographs after two youths appeared in court facing "revenge porn" offences.
A top detective has likened drugs gang leaders to Oliver Twist's Fagin as they spread their misery across the north-east.
A whistleblower has claimed the north-east's health board has wasted hundreds of thousands of pounds on cars that have not been used.
Moray's tourism board has unveiled plans to secure its future and keep visitors coming to the region.
A tunnel or bridge is the “likely long-term” solution to connect Corran and the Ardnamurchan peninsula.
A farming woman who has lived for most of her life in Grange has celebrated her 100th birthday.