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A FORMER shop manager has been found guilty of embezzling £7,100 and stealing a further £820 from a city store.
THE cost of improving Aberdeen’s worst traffic bottleneck has nearly doubled, according to new figures out today.
NEARLY 40 firefighters tackled a large blaze at a North-east farm building.
PLANS to create up to 600 homes, a hotel and a park and ride have been lodged.
ABERDEEN City Council will face a public hearing after concerns were raised about the standard of its vehicles.
A GLOBAL fast food firm wants to overturn a decision stopping it opening until works for the Third Don Crossing are finished.
A FRESH date has been set for the hearing of a man who is accused of knocking an Aberdeen golf caddie off his bike and killing him.
A NEW primary school with provision for more than 500 pupils could be built in Inverurie by 2016.
A MAN has appeared in court charged with sexual offences and attempted abduction.
CHRISTMAS has come early for North-east shoppers following a decision to suspend parking charges on Saturdays.
A MAN who stole a computer from a family home was caught by police after advertising it online.
ABERDEEN has been ranked in the top 20 drink-drive hotspots in the UK.
AN INJURED oil worker has been flown to hospital from a North Sea platform.
A NORTH-EAST housing support service has been banned from taking on new clients after failing an inspection.
A THREE-VEHICLE crash sparked major delays on a commuter road this morning.
Aberdeen and Edinburgh have been ranked as the second and third top cities in the UK in which to live and work, according to a new report.
A BUS was evacuated in Aberdeen after a piece of luggage was abandoned.
A North-east road reopened this afternoon following the removal of a crane.
THE Dons have confirmed they hope to build their new state-of-the-art training ground at Balgownie.
A MAN was today due to appear in court accused of indecently assaulting an 83-year-old woman in Aberdeen.
A 12-YEAR-OLD girl was indecently assaulted by a man in Aberdeen.
DONS fans have been warned against boozing on buses on the day of their Scottish Cup clash in Dundee.
AN ABERDEEN social worker has been handed nearly £40,000 after being unfairly dismissed by the council.
A HISTORIC bar is set to be turned into a £1 million restaurant and coffee facility, the Evening Express can reveal today.
THESE are the first images showing how a housing development in a North-east town could look.
AN ABERDEEN councillor today said a move that allows taxis to be fitted with CCTV cameras would improve safety for drivers.
HEALTH services in the North-east have been ranked among the worst in the country for meeting target times.
A MASTERPLAN for a 600-home development has been approved.
A DAD has admitted having nearly £2,000 of cocaine in his car – because he needed money to pay off council tax debts.
A SCHOOL bus and lorry crashed on a North-east road this morning.
A BUSY commuter road remained closed today as attempts to recover a crashed crane continued.
A COURT has heard how a man was left “soaked with blood” and fearing he would die after being attacked with a screwdriver in Aberdeen.
A BIKER has been injured in a crash on a major Aberdeen road this morning.
SUPERSTAR Sir Elton John will play an open-air midsummer gig in the Granite City next year.
ABERDEEN is set to escape public service spending cuts next year – but the axe is looming.
SANDWICHES have been axed from school meal menus in Aberdeen.
A LORRY and car have crashed at a busy roundabout today.
The oil and gas industry has called for tax cuts to ensure further exploration and extraction of the North Sea is encouraged, following reports of a drop in confidence within the sector.
A MOTORBIKE has been stolen from outside a North-east home.
TWO cars and a van crashed on an Aberdeen road this afternoon.
A MAN who shot his victim in the head with a BB gun has had his actions branded “calculated, cowardly and vicious”.
A NURSE sacked after allegedly turning up to work drunk and on drugs will face a fitness to practise hearing next week.
PARTS of Aberdeen’s oldest hospital are set to be boarded up amid concerns the building could be vandalised.
LEGENDARY US blues musician Seasick Steve is setting sail for Aberdeen as part of a spring UK tour.
OIL workers, prisoners and students in the North-east have been identified as a potential risk to radicalisation.
A TEACHER today said video games, such as Football Manager, could be introduced to PE classes in North-east schools.
A MAN who used a fake passport to try to become a UK national has been jailed for 10 months.
A MAN has admitted permanently disfiguring a man by cutting his face from mouth to ear.
A BUSY commuter road closed today to allow a large crane to be recovered – but it hasn't all gone to plan.
A CAR and motorbike crashed on a busy Aberdeen road this morning.
A ROAD is closed following a two-vehicle crash.
THREE fire crews tackled a flat fire in Aberdeen today.
A BUSY Aberdeen road was closed after a crash this afternoon.
POLICE are investigating after the sudden death of a man in Brechin.
POLICE are looking for information after a number of parked cars were vandalised.
DEMOLITION work to create a £60 million office development on Aberdeen’s Union Street is due to start on Monday.
A PLUSH new lounge bar – which includes a table with a £1,200 minimum spend – is to open this week.
THE festive season is officially under way in Aberdeen with the switch-on of the city centre Christmas lights.
PARTS of a major road in Aberdeen were to be closed from today for works.
COMEDIAN Brian Conley had a run-in with Aberdeen police when he tried to take his fold-up bike into a McDonald’s.
A MILK van crashed into a parked car on an Aberdeen road this morning.
A CRANE crashed off a busy commuter road today.
THE family of a boy who died after being hit by a van on the A90 have paid tribute to their ‘amazing boy’.
LILY Allen gave a surprise performance in Aberdeen at the weekend.
A SECOND round of public events will take place from November 27-29 to help develop a masterplan for Aberdeen city centre.
POLICE were today hunting for a man who attacked an 83-year-old woman in Aberdeen.
A NUMBER of football matches across the North-east have been cancelled this morning following last night's heavy rain.
A THIEF walked into an Aberdeen store and stole more than £1,000 – before leaving unnoticed with his loot.
AN IGUANA was rescued from a chimney in one of dozens of incidents where fire crews were called to help North-east animals in distress.
MORE than 17,000 potholes were blitzed in Aberdeen this year, council chiefs revealed today.
SALES of Christmas jumpers have spiked across the country and the North-east is no exception.
A WOMAN today hit out at Aberdeen City Council after water leaked through her roof and into the plug sockets.
A CITY park is expected to welcome around 1,000 revellers for the return of a festive extravaganza.
A EURO pop act whose tunes dominated the charts in the 1990s will perform in Aberdeen next week.
A WOMAN has been fined after she left her niece a voicemail threatening to “smash her flat up”.
A TEENAGER admitted repeatedly striking a window with a Stanley knife – after his dad asked him to leave the house.
A MAN is today fighting for his life after his car overturned on an Aberdeen road.
POLICE have today named an 11-year-old boy who died after being hit by a van on the A90.
A MISSING North-east teenager has been found.
A PERSON is trapped in a car after it overturned on a busy Aberdeen road.
FOUR teenagers have been charged over alleged crimes of dishonesty.
A BOY has been taken to hospital with serious injuries, after being hit by a vehicle on the A90.
MOTORISTS are experiencing delays following a crash on a North-east road today.
TWO men have been caught carrying cocaine worth £286,700.
A PERSON is trapped inside their vehicle following a three-vehicle crash on the A96.
THE A90, near Luthermuir, has reopened following a crash.
MOVES are being made to boost the number of taxis on Aberdeen streets.
POLICE have released CCTV footage of missing man Shaun Ritchie, taken on the last day he was seen.
A WOMAN who was caught with thousands of pounds of cocaine and heroin in Aberdeen has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.
THE A90 has reopened following a three-vehicle crash today.
DIESEL worth around £500 was stolen during a break-in at a North-east oil company.
AROUND £500 of tools and equipment was stolen during a break-in at a North-east golf club.
BUS services could be set to undergo a major overhaul in the North-east as part of a review.
POLICE were today investigating the theft of personal information from Aberdeen City Council, the Evening Express can reveal today.
NHS GRAMPIAN has been ordered to apologise to a woman after medics missed the fact she had a brain aneurysm.
TRADING standards officers in the North-east have dealt with complaints about more than £3 million worth of goods, a new report says.
AN ABERDEEN gran today said she will ask to have a breast removed if she discovers her cancer has returned there.
TWO Aberdeen pubs have been acclaimed by a national awards scheme – for the quality of their toilets.