Russia has been banned from the 2020 Olympics and 2022 football World Cup – but there has been fierce criticism the punishment does not go far enough.
Aberdeen buskers may be banned from playing in the streets at night due to recent calls.
The owner of a north-east fireworks company today said tighter controls on the use of the explosives could lead to them being sold on the black market.
A proposal to ban dogs from schools and children’s play areas in the north-east could be scrapped at a crunch meeting next week.
A proposal has been put forward to ban dogs from school playgrounds, playing fields and designated playparks across Aberdeenshire.
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Like many of my generation getting a smack from mum and dad was part of growing up in the 60s and 70s.
An Aberdeen bypass foreman has been handed a road ban and fine for using a mobile while behind the wheel of a work vehicle.
The debate into fox hunting has resurfaced after Theresa May said the Conservatives remain in favour of allowing a free vote on overturning the ban.
Dozens of vehicles are still blatantly flouting a ban every day by using Aberdeen's controversial bus gate.
Almost 10,000 people in the North-east have signed a petition to the UK Government opposing an official state visit by President Donald Trump.
A man who sparked a police pursuit through city streets has been handed a one-year road ban.
They do say travel broadens the mind ... although in my case it just cemented a long-held belief.
A woman has been banned from the road for a year after driving while more than double the drink drive limit.
A blanket ban on so-called legal highs is now in force, amid questions over how far it will deter users and warnings it could drive dealers on to the “dark web”.
A new policy which will ban people from smoking on Aberdeenshire Council grounds - including within their own cars - has come into effect.
A man has been fined £1,000 and banned from the road for six months after driving at 101mph.
Donald Trump today threatened to ditch plans to invest £500 million in the North-east if MPs move to ban him from the country.
MPs are to debate calls for US presidential hopeful Donald Trump to be banned from Britain after his controversial comments about Muslims.
CAMPAIGNERS have told MSPs that a new law to forbid smoking in cars is needed to protect children.
SMOKING has been banned outside an Aberdeen shopping centre.