Low oxygen levels and toxic refrigeration gas contributed to the death of a north-east fisherman and could have claimed the lives of his crewmates, a new report has revealed.
Highland Council has revealed the results of its controversial public loo review, to mixed results from the winners and losers around the north.
Moray Council has been accused of breaching the privacy of employees after personal details about a worker were left open for her colleagues to see on a shared computer system.
A farmer has spoken of his devastation after one of his cows was found to have BSE.
10% of people on Highland Council’s housing list have no roof over their head as the north’s homeless crisis escalates
The number of homeless people seeking council housing in the Highlands has risen to an “alarming” 690 - at a time the authority is facing a multi-million-pound “crisis” over rent arrears because of Universal Credit.
Farm leaders have been quick to reassure consumers of the safety of Scottish beef after a case of BSE was confirmed on an Aberdeenshire farm.
A watchdog is calling for improvements to be made at a north-east super jail so inmates do not miss mental health appointments.
A widow whose husband drowned on a diving expedition off Cape Wrath is “delighted” after their six-year-old son yesterday won the right to sue an Orkney charter firm hired for the trip.
A sex predator who filmed himself raping a sleeping woman - and was then caught when his wallpaper was recognised - was yesterday jailed for six years.
An Aberdeen solicitor who fled to the United Arab Emirates after an investigation into financial misconduct has been barred from practising.
A project to upgrade the CCTV network in Fraserburgh could fall through if the initial £10,000 required to unlock more funding is not raised.
A mum has accused NHS Grampian of playing “Russian roulette” with her family.
A teenager extorted hundreds of pounds from a man she met on a “sugar daddy” website after he “took photos of her breasts” and “threatened to humiliate her with them if she didn’t meet his requirements”, a court heard today.
Shock figures have revealed a “staggering” spike in the number of people dying in the north-east last winter.
Scientists are investigating a second mysterious spate of whale deaths around Scotland.
The boss of the company working with airline Loganair to launch the world’s first electric-powered commercial air services in Orkney has said the project will cost around £10million to get off the ground.
A Moray man has been jailed for more than a year after sexually assaulting a woman in a caravan near Keith.
Concerns have been raised for the safety of night-time workers and revellers with the removal of several late bus services throughout the city.
A man has appeared in court accused of attempted murder after a “friendly gentleman” was attacked outside his home in Aberdeen.
A builder working to install 24-hour electricity to a remote British island for the first time is set to stay there - after falling in love with “the light of his life”.
Thousands of people could at risk after new figures revealed that less than half of health workers get the flu jab.
Social media has erupted into a frenzy after it was announced the Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the spring of 2019.
Education chiefs in Inverness are investigating after a pupil believed to be just six had a knife in school.
An Aberdeen-born amputee is hoping to do the north-east proud at a sports tournament that embodies the spirit of wounded ex-servicemen and women.
A Highland community is seeking to provide an escape route for rare red squirrels after a spate of deaths.
Former Great British Bake Off star James Morton has caused a row with locals on the Shetland island of Whalsay over his portrayal of fisherman in his latest cookbook.
Four deep water whales have washed up on various shores across Shetland over the last few weeks, raising concerns that they may be linked with the deaths of over 80 whales washed up on the west coast of Scotland and Ireland during August and September.
Diaries penned by a north-east soldier, which offer a fascinating insight into the First World War, have been rescued from a skip and put on public display.
A popular Moray fireworks event has been cancelled following a dispute between the organisers and licensing bosses.
The extent to which the north and north-east’s hospitals are falling behind the rest of Scotland has been laid bare in a new report.
Scottish Natural Heritage CEO cycles 1,300 miles around Scotland to showcase the wonders of the natural world
Chief Executive of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has cycled 1,300 miles around Scotland to inspire the public to get active and improve their mental and physical health.
Hundreds of pupils were greeted by a royal visitor when they attended school yesterday morning.