Steven Dickie, 24, told officers investigating the death of Steven Donaldson, 27, that he didn’t kill him in Kirriemuir, Angus, in June 2018.
A jury has heard a man accused of murder could have been within “one to two metres” of an Aberdeen oil worker for spots of his blood to transfer to a T-shirt he was wearing.
A forensic scientist has told a murder trial how a corpse had been “dragged” across a car park and placed beside a car which was set on fire.
Drivers are facing delays after a crash on the A90.
More than 50 bank branches have closed in the north-east in the past eight years, a study found.
Firefighters have put out fires at the derelict Strathmartine Hospital near Dundee after suspected wilful fire raising.
Council workers in Angus are to go on strike over a dispute about changes to working hours.
Jack, Emily, Charlie and Charlotte have been revealed as the most popular names for newborns in Moray.
The Queen has marked Prince Edward’s birthday by granting him a title to use in Scotland.
A benefit top-up to carers will make “a real difference” to the 6,000 people who have received it, a senior politician has said.
Latest Police Scotland statistics show cops, paramedics or firefighters were attacked 512 times in a 274-day period – an average of 2.3 a day.
David Gibson, 42, attacked a doctor at the Links Health Centre in Montrose on September 25.
Two new bus services are due to start using the Aberdeen bypass this month.
Ambulance dispatchers have been called out to deal with almost 500 hoax calls across the north.
More than 13,000 people have visited a north-east library’s community space since it reopened after refurbishment.
Fire crews dealt with almost 150 calls in the north-east during a five-hour period on Bonfire Night, new figures show.
A woman has spoken of her shock after a workman discovered a grenade in her loft.
Plans for nearly 30 homes have been launched for a north-east village.
CCTV images of man police wish to speak to following an indecency offence in a north-east town have been released.
Jane Whyte risked her own life to save 15 sailors who became stranded off New Aberdour in October 1884.
A north-east road has been shut after a one vehicle crash.
A petition to save a north-east town’s historic cathedral has been launched.
A group has launched a campaign to upgrade a coastal path to show off the great views between two north-east towns.
Angus pub accused of ‘pure greed’ after revealing plans to charge Open Championship visitors more for drinks
One of Carnoustie’s most popular pubs is preparing to hike prices for people visiting the town during The Open.
A new whisky map has been created showing every distillery you can visit in Scotland - and the rest of the UK.
A north-east school pupil has been selected as a finalist in a game design competition.
We’ve taken a look back through our archives and found these images of Drumtochty over the past few decades.
The kitchen is often the heart of the home and this is certainly the case for Alyson and Ian Bodman.
A north-east construction firm is hoping for a good financial year – with £80 million of orders on its books already.
More than 50 instances of “revenge porn” have been reported to police since new laws were introduced.