AN EYEWITNESS has described the moment he saw a rock climber plunge from an Aberdeen cliff.
PLANS have been lodged to build more than 100 homes in the grounds of a hospital in the hope it will address problems recruiting nursing and teaching staff across the North-east.
A COUNCIL has estimated it will spend almost £600,000 less than it had planned on staffing - mainly as a result of teacher shortages.
JK Rowling revealed the "triumph" of getting her first Harry Potter novel published in America was soured by the fear that her next work could never match its success.
Thousands of people have marched through Edinburgh to call for tougher action to tackle climate change.
Scotland must send a strong message of welcome to Syrian refugees and challenge racist attitudes in the wake of the Paris attacks, the Scottish Labour leader has said.
Call The Midwife star Helen George has topped the leaderboard with 46 points in this week's episode of Strictly Come Dancing.
The BBC's Top Gear will return to our screens on Sunday May 8, presenter Chris Evans has revealed.
Government negotiators will sit down with British Medical Association (BMA) officials again tomorrow for last-ditch efforts to reach an agreement that would head off a strike by junior doctors over pay and working conditions.
Economic growth has remained "steady" in the past few months, although momentum has slowed, according to a business study.
French president Francois Hollande has met environmental groups, pushing for an ambitious global deal to reduce man-made emissions blamed for global warming.
Police have entered the headquarters of Kosovo's main opposition party and arrested dozens, including one of its leaders who was wanted for the violent actions he has used to disrupt parliament.
A dress worn by Judy Garland as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz has sold for more than £1 million at auction.
Adele's 25 is on course to be the fastest-selling UK album ever, according to the Official Charts Company.
THIS basement spot in the West End has been a fixture on the Aberdeen social circuit for more years than I care to think about.
SOME people are simply born funny. Comedian Daniel Sloss seems to be one such person.
AT A critical juncture in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, Woody Harrelson's grizzled mentor Haymitch Abernathy pays tribute to his battle-scarred protegee, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence).
REVENGE, mother-daughter bonds and the transformative power of clothes are the threads stitched deftly throughout Jocelyn Moorhouse's quirky Australian comedy drama.
Aberdeen Twins are to face-off against one another in a charity boxing match.
A TRIO of entrepreneurs' plans to produce the first Aberdeen-distilled gin in more than 100 years have taken a step forward.
A CHARITY boss today said hardship in Aberdeen will get worse before it gets better.
THE number of crimes logged at Aberdeen International Airport is four times higher than it was three years ago.
HUNDREDS of people are camping out overnight outside an Aberdeen shop to get hold of a pair of limited edition trainers
MORE than £1,000 has been stolen from a North-east shop.
Brian McLeish, head chef at Moonfish Cafe, gave this easy recipe to use up Christmas leftovers.
A CRECHE for babies - or one for dogs - could form part of the expansion of a craft beer firm's headquarters.
GENERATIONS of customers have been left crestfallen by the imminent closure of a historic toy shop.
ACTS from across the region showed off their skills in a bid to get the chance to perform on Britain's Got Talent.
ROAD restrictions are to be put in place on a busy North-east road so a bridge can be installed.
A £2,000 reward has been put forward for information that could lead to the arrest of a North-east woman.
THREE men have appeared in court in connection with a break-in at a camera shop in which tens of thousands of pounds of equipment was allegedly stolen.
A SINGING superstar went back to school to unveil a new multi-million pound campus.
COUNCILLORS have been asked to come up with more options for Traveller sites in the North-east after three were rejected.
PLANS for a £1 billion carbon capture and storage plant at Peterhead have been axed by Chancellor George Osborne in his autumn spending review.
A HOMEOWNER has hit out after the council proposed to place a new street light in front of his driveway.
MORE than £90,000 has been spent in pot-hole compensation payouts in five years.
AN ICE hockey match got off to a romantic start after a groom-to-be got down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend in the middle of the rink.
An investigation is under way following an alleged incident at an after-school club in Aberdeen.
AN animal charity has warned people in the North-east to be cautious when buying a puppy after the sale of sick animals to unsuspecting buyers.
IT HAS been three years since Michael McIntyre last performed in Aberdeen - and the return of the comedy genius was warmly welcomed last night.