A WATER main has burst near Aberdeen International Airport this morning.
THE hunt is on to fill the shoes of two former Aberdeen councillors elected to Westminster this month.
AN OFFSHORE worker was today airlifted to hospital from a North Sea platform.
LONG-SERVING keeper Jamie Langfield looks to be in the frame to succeed legend Jim Leighton as the club's goalie coach.
F ifa officials - believed to include vice-president Jeffrey Webb - were arrested in Switzerland today as part of an international investigation into bribes worth 100 million dollars (£65 million) spanning three decades.
The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK has risen by almost a third, figures suggest.
A new coin celebrating brave and devoted nurse Edith Cavell has been struck by the Royal Mint as part of its five-year commemoration of the First World War.
Britain's Got Talent has been set up for a possible re-run of 2012 after performing dog act Jules O'Dwyer and Matisse won last night's semi-final.
Pop quiz Never Mind The Buzzcocks has been axed by the BBC after almost two decades.
Louis Walsh has fanned the flames of his spat with Cheryl Fernandez-Versini by claiming she would refuse to be an X Factor judge if Nicole Scherzinger returned to the show.
SIMPLE Minds are heading back to Aberdeen to delight their North-east fans.
THOUSANDS of people flocked to a coastal town this weekend for a musical extravaganza.
FOR a big budget fantasy which vociferously encourages children to dream, Tomorrowland: A World Beyond is disappointingly - and ironically - short on invention and ingenuity.
BUTCHERS, bakers and expert coffee makers are just some of the businesses at the heart of our communities.
A SECTION of a busy Aberdeen street will be closed to traffic over the weekend.
A HARBOUR chief today stressed the need to expand facilities in Aberdeen - to avoid sinking a £30 billion industry.
MOBILE phone firm O2 is investigating claims on social media that its mobile network is down in many parts of the country, including Aberdeen.
A MOTORBIKER has been charged after he was clocked driving at more than 111mph on a North-east road.
A WOMAN who caused the death of two scientists in a car crash on the A90 has today avoided jail.
YOUNGSTERS will attend their first day of school with their new teachers and uniforms...despite building work on a new multi-million pound school being incomplete.
PLANS to dual a busy Aberdeen road could be delayed.
A £5 MILLION profit was made by Aberdeen City Council from parking fines and charges last year.
ALEX Salmond hopes to pull off an oil and gas deal for the North-east this year in his new role as SNP foreign affairs spokesman.
COMMUNITY leaders today warned lives are being put at risk after two blazes broke out at a disused Aberdeen factory in a week.
A CARE home has been ordered to improve after claims of staff treating residents "like meat".
FIREFIGHTERS today battled a "well alight" fire at an Aberdeen garage.
A FORMER deputy council leader who quit his post said he left after becoming "frustrated" with the lack of communication.
A DRUGS runner caught with around £27,000 of cocaine after a police chase at the city's railway station has been locked up.
PROPOSALS to build more than 120 affordable homes on the footprint of a historic prison will be lodged next month.
PLANS to restore a historic building which was devastated in a fire were discussed today.
SCHOOL pupils across the North-east could be set to receive homework on how to cope with and prevent bullying.
A SUPERMARKET wants to allow a car hire firm to use its spare parking spaces in a bid to cope with changing shopping habits.