Transport Secretary Michael Matheson tonight said discussions with Aberdeen bypass contractors to open the southern stretch of the route have been "positive".
A man has appeared in court after an alleged attempted robbery at an Aberdeen shop.
A sex worker's client who savagely attacked the woman with a claw hammer leaving her pleading for her life was today jailed for five years.
Two Aberdeen women who were caught with drugs worth £175,000 during a police raid have each been jailed for three years.
The new movie from a north-east director will have its world premiere at a prestigious film festival later this year.
A cash machine raider who was caught after his lost girlfriend flagged down police for directions will be sentenced later this month.
His mother was so horrified that after seeing news coverage of the incident she turned him in to senior police officers probing the attack.
Three people have been arrested after a 32-year-old man was injured in a alleged attack in Aberdeen.
There’s chips with curry sauce – then there’s chips with scurry sass.
Police are keen to hear from anyone who saw two men running away from the area of Sclattie Park.
Seven of the UK’s most acclaimed food stars are bringing their Michelin-starred menus to Aberdeen for a special festival of fine dining.
A service to remember the 167 men who lost their lives in the Piper Alpha disaster 30 years ago has taken place in Aberdeen tonight.
Armed police have sealed off an Aberdeen street tonight and residents have been told to stay indoors.
Gillian Martin dropped as new minister after calling transgender students ‘hairy knuckled lipstick-wearing transitional laydees’
A north-east MSP has been dropped from a list of new Scottish Government ministers after she apologised “unreservedly” for “inappropriate and offensive” remarks she made about transgender people.
A warning has today gone out after a man posing as a doctor managed to get into an elderly patient's home in the north-east.
A man is to stand trial charged with murdering a pensioner in his home.
The iconic Hollywood sign began life back in 1923 as an advertisement for a new housing development in the hills above Los Angeles.
A nun has admitted children may have been made to kiss the bodies of dead nuns at an Aberdeen orphanage.
New standards in offshore health and safety need to be reached 30 years on from the Piper Alpha disaster, Scotland’s Energy Minister has said.
Three men have gone on trial accused of plotting to murder another man in Aberdeen with a Colt 'six-shot revolver'.
The couple’s wedding notice has been posted outside the registration office in Huntly, 15 miles from the Leslie family home, the 12th century Wardhill Castle.
A legal challenge to the Scottish Government’s ban on fracking was due to get under way today.
Drones flying over a North-east nature reserve could be causing deadly problems for a colony of seals resting on the sand there.
A nun told a schoolboy “your family doesn’t want you, your country doesn’t want you” as she informed him he was to be sent from Aberdeen to Australia, an inquiry has heard.
North-east woman still hasn’t regained speech after brutal attack at hands of disgruntled former colleague
A disgruntled former north-east factory worker carried out an early morning attack on a female supervisor with such brutality she still has not regained her speech.
Residents of a newly-built housing estate are having to collect their mail from a north-east town’s delivery office as Royal Mail refuses to carry out deliveries to the site on health and safety grounds.
More than a dozen jobs look set to go as abattoir owners plan to close a long-running north-east base.
A group aiming to rejuvenate a north-east high street is getting set to launch its first big project – tackling the gull problem.
Students who staged a sit-in at an Aberdeen university have left the educational body with a security bill of more than £12,000.
Work is to be carried out by a North-east council to save a historic bridge damaged during Storm Frank.