A MUM and dad today told of their shock after their young son suffered a second-degree burn by stepping on a discarded barbecue.
IT'S the end of an era for two Brigade companies who are preparing to hold an official closing ceremony more than 60 years after they were founded.
A FISHERMAN who fell overboard off the coast of Aberdeen has been named.
The Treasury should consider a staggered regime of capital allowances for the oil industry that rise and fall in line with fluctuating oil prices, industry expert Sir Ian Wood has suggested.
DEFENDER Ash Taylor's impressive start to the season could lead to international recognition - from Scotland or Wales.
DEREK McInnes today issued a hands off warning to any team considering a potential late transfer window move for his Aberdeen stars.
Aberdeen were today drawn away to Hibs in the third round of the Scottish League Cup.
A man has been jailed after making a hoax call to the coastguard which led to rescue teams conducting a needless search.
Cannabis worth £500,000 has been seized in a police raid.
Revellers flocking to Notting Hill Carnival in their hundreds of thousands have been warned to take umbrellas and waterproofs for a rainy edition of Europe's largest street festival.
Six people have been charged in connection with the murder of a 21-year-old man who was killed during an incident at a party at a community centre.
Explorer Robin Hanbury-Tenison has been unsuccessful in his bid to become the oldest person to water-ski across the English Channel.
Police officers searching for missing people should not rule out the help of psychics, according to suggested guidelines for the profession.
Hungarian prosecutors are asking a court to keep in custody four men detained in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in neighbouring Austria.
A Loose Woman, “The Queen of Porn” and two sex tape stars are among the somewhat dubious line-up for the latest series of Celebrity Big Brother.
THE first trailer for the upcoming big screen version of Dad’s Army has been released.
An award-winning show by a Hollywood director is to head to Aberdeen after a two-year challenge.
WHEN the Chatty Man arrives in Aberdeen with a show called Yap, Yap, Yap you kind of know what you're in for.
IRON Maiden bassist Steve Harris is relishing the chance to return to his roots with solo project British Lion.
A former estate worker was jailed for almost three years today after stealing a bus - while high on drugs.
THIS is how the city's iconic Bon Accord Baths could look if it's restored and transformed into a community-run facility.
A REALITY TV star and a well-known DJ are to appear at an Aberdeen nightclub next month.
PRIMARY school pupils in Aberdeen have had the chance to get their hands on top of the range orchestral instruments.
A WOMAN has been taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation, following a fire at a sheltered housing complex in Aberdeen.
BUSES in Aberdeen are set for a shake-up in a bid to boost passenger numbers.
PRISONERS at HMP Grampian made more than 300 complaints in the past year.
"GET out and get healthy".
FIRE crews are tackling a grain dryer on fire at an Aberdeenshire farm.
An Aberdeen office will be opened to provide engineering and commercial management of vital North Sea infrastructure, the firm about to become the new operator of Total’s St Fergus gas plant said last night.
AN INVESTMENT of £150 million is to be ploughed into building new facilities at NHS Grampian's Foresterhill Campus over the next five years.
A PREFERRED location for a new community hub in Aberdeen has been agreed by councillors.
More than £150 million is being invested in building new facilities at NHS Grampian’s Foresterhill Campus in Aberdeen over the next five years.
A young mum who killed a teenage biker just over a month after passing her driving test wept in the dock today as she avoided a jail sentence.
AN ABERDEEN bride-to-be has made a desperate plea in a bid to find her missing engagement ring.
A NEW hotel proposed for Aberdeen city centre would be the most luxurious in more than a century, developers said today.
THE Granite City strongly supports the reopening of the Bon Accord Baths according to a new report.
ABERDEEN taxi drivers could be sent to college in a bid to improve their customer service.
Plans for new Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre include 1,200 space underground car park and arena
A 1,200-SPACE underground car park and exhibition area will form part of the new £333 million Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC).
A WOMAN who survived four cardiac arrests will compete in the final of a national beauty contest.
A CAR crash demonstration will take place in a supermarket car park - as part of a staged event to promote road safety.
FIREFIGHTERS tackled two cars on fire near an Aberdeen golf course today.
A WOMAN will be competing for the title of Miss Scotland tonight.
PHOTOS have been released of the moment two stranded North-east fishermen were rescued off cliffs by a lifeboat crew.