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Online electricals retailer AO World has swung to a first-half profit as customers flocked to its platform during the pandemic.
The number of weekly registered deaths involving coronavirus has exceeded 2,000 in England and Wales for the first time since May, official figures show.
A mysterious metal monolith has been found planted in the ground in a remote part of the United States.
Granite Noir, Aberdeen’s acclaimed crime-fiction festival is moving online next year.
Catering giant Compass has warned over further action to overhaul the business after the pandemic sent annual profits plummeting by 76%.
Pet ownership in the UK is going through a so-called “baby boom” with the Covid-19 pandemic seeing a surge in new owners, according to the boss of Pets At Home.
A takeover of the AA breakdown group was on shaky ground as the company asked for a further extension in the hopes of securing a formal offer from suitors.
President-elect Joe Biden is set to formally introduce his national security team to the nation, building out a team of Obama administration alumni that signals his shift away from the Trump administration’s “America First” policies and a return to US engagement on the global stage.
Estate agent Countrywide has revealed shareholders failed to give their backing to an investment deal that would hand control to private equity as its top boss also stepped down.
David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City’s first African-American mayor, has died at the age of 93.
Police in Moray are appealing for witnesses after a Spar staff member was threatened with a blade by a man who later escaped.
The lowest paid and savers could lose out in the Government Spending Review this week, according to reports.
The US federal government has recognised Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the November 3 presidential election, formally starting the transition of power after Donald Trump spent weeks testing the boundaries of American democracy.
Two Charles Darwin manuscripts have been reported as stolen from Cambridge University Library two decades after they were last seen.
Scotland will become the first country in the world to introduce free universal access to period products if a landmark bill passes through Holyrood today.
The Scottish Government’s failure to hand over legal advice to MSPs is fuelling theories Alex Salmond has been the victim of a conspiracy, one of his former advisers claims.
Here are the latest live news updates from Aberdeen and the north-east, as well as the major national and international stories breaking throughout the day.
Vaccines and wider testing will mean less reliance on social restrictions as the UK returns to normal post-coronavirus, the Government said.
Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish is expected to appear in court on Tuesday charged with committing motoring offences during March’s Covid-19 lockdown.
Harry Dunn’s parents will find out whether they have won their High Court battle against the Foreign Office on Tuesday morning.
A couple on their second date saw their romantic walk up a Lake District hill ending in a five-hour rescue operation.
Passengers may be required to prove they have had a Covid vaccine before being able to travel abroad on Qantas, the airline’s chief executive said.
The coronavirus continues to make headlines, with the new tiered plan dominating the papers along with details of the latest Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine trial.
Christmas will be the season to be “jolly careful”, Boris Johnson has warned, as he continues to thrash out a plan with the leaders of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland which will allow families to reunite.
Couples have been left “let down and deflated” after being allowed just 15 wedding guests while sports prepare to welcome back thousands of fans.
The Cambridge Dictionary has revealed its word of the year for 2020 as “quarantine”, after it took on a new meaning during the coronavirus pandemic.
Travellers arriving in England will be able to end their quarantine period with a negative coronavirus test after five days from December 15, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced.
More than half of older people are worried they will not see their loved ones this Christmas and almost two million “expect to feel lonely”, research suggests.
University leaders should improve awareness of “white privilege, fragility and allyship” to urgently tackle racial harassment on campuses, vice-chancellors say.
The state can be so negligent to children in the care system that it would risk its children being taken away if it were an actual parent, the Children’s Commissioner is set to warn.