STAFFING levels in city fire stations are at the limit, inspectors have warned.
An economic recovery plan is to be produced to support about 650 workers who are losing their jobs at two seafood factories.
Craft beer company BrewDog has raised more than £10 million in five months in its latest crowdfunding drive.
THE official opening of an Aberdeen roof garden and play area was to take place today, with the facility set to open to the public tomorrow.
SIR Alex Ferguson has applauded Derek McInnes for bringing “belief and conviction” back to the Dons.
Scottish Labour has called for an independent inquiry into how the Law Society of Scotland investigated property deals conducted by a solicitor linked to MP Michelle Thomson.
Scottish ambulance crews are dealing with six emergency call-outs every day on average as a result of so-called legal highs, an investigation has found.
Rail delays caused by the dreaded problem of "leaves on the line" could be reduced by a system of electromagnets, an engineering company has claimed.
Tributes have been paid to former Labour chancellor Lord Denis Healey, who has died aged 98, with political foes and allies describing him as a "giant" of Westminster.
The number of people arrested using anti-terror powers in Northern Ireland has hit a 10-year high.
A set of 150-year-old gargoyles have had their girth broadened to ward off the effects of ageing.
Rescue workers using shovels and pickaxes recovered more bodies from the rubble of a collapsed hillside on the outskirts of Guatemala City as the death toll rose to 69 with another 350 people believed missing.
A Palestinian man fatally stabbed two Israelis as they walked in Jerusalem's Old City and seriously injured a woman and a toddler, before he was shot and killed by a police officer.
Former Apprentice candidate James Hill has won Celebrity Big Brother, beating American Austin Armacost, best known for being the ex-boyfriend of designer Marc Jacobs, into second place.
Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain and Kate Mara were among the star-studded cast who dazzled on the red carpet at The Martian's European premiere in Leicester Square.
Sam Smith has made history by scoring the first ever number one James Bond theme with Writing’s On The Wall.
IN 1988, Beaches starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey was the weepie du jour for a generation of women hankering for a bittersweet portrait of steadfast sisterly solidarity.
THE only solace thrill-starved audiences could take from Afonso Poyart's formulaic hunt for a diabolical serial killer is a sub-two hour running time and some restrained scenery chewing from Sir Anthony Hopkins.
ADAPTED from the memoir Unlikely Angel by Ashley Smith, Captive is a hostage drama of hope, redemption and wavering faith.
A WOMAN has been taken to hospital after being hit by a bus in Aberdeen.
A MAN was taken to hospital today following a disturbance at an Aberdeen flat.
A BOOZE ban could be lifted on an Aberdeen street for the festive period.
THE SNP scored a double victory today in the Aberdeen City Council by-election.
A CALL was made today to look at adding a major artwork project to Aberdeen's bypass.
A MAJOR North-east road will be closed for three weekends due to work at a new housing development.
A HEALTH board has been told to apologise to a patient after wrongly diagnosing her with terminal cancer.
NEGLECTED buildings could be turned into homes, if a plan from former First Minister Alex Salmond comes off.
A BURGER chain will open its first Scottish restaurant in Aberdeen's Union Square, the Evening Express can reveal today.
POLICE are searching for man who went to the door of an Aberdeen property and threatened the residents.
A STAR Wars-themed Elvis tribute band are set to go from stage to screen.
A FLIGHT bound for Aberdeen with oil workers on board slid off the runway in Rotterdam after a warning signal forced a return to the airport.
A DRIVER had a lucky escape today after his van crashed off an Aberdeen road, rolled down an embankment and came to a rest just inches from the River Dee.
A not-for-profit sandwich shop chain has launched what is thought to be the first "selfless" loyalty card which lets customers feed the homeless.
POLICE want to trace a group of Celtic fans who chanted and sang "illicit and offensive" songs on an Aberdeen-bound train.
POLICE have praised sexual abuse victims for coming forward after an Aberdeen man admitted his crimes.
TRAVELLERS faced long delays at Aberdeen International Airport today after fog brought services to a standstill.
A COUPLE celebrating their platinum wedding anniversary have revealed the secret to their success - doing as you're told.
A dad is to set out on a fundraising mission after his friend's baby boy was stillborn.
THE boss of a North-east Italian restaurant has earned the chance to cook for a celebrity chef in the finals of a prestigious competition.
AN ABERDEEN pub has been closed as it undergoes a refurbishment in time for the festive season.
PLANS for a £120 million waste plant in the North-east have taken a step forward.
A NORTH-EAST village has recorded the highest and lowest temperatures in the country – on the same day.