Online retailer Very.co.uk has bucked woes among high street rivals with a hike in Christmas sales but wider group trading was hampered by its sister brand Littlewoods.
Supermarket Lidl said it outperformed every rival on the high street over the Christmas period, with bosses revealing families switched £110 million of their spend to the discounter.
Supermarket Tesco has said it eked out a 0.1% rise in UK sales over Christmas trading despite “subdued” consumer spending.
Retailers have suffered their worst year on record as overall sales fell for the first time, according to the latest figures.
An Aberdeen bus firm has apologised after services in a city community failed to turn up despite being scheduled to do so.
Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has revealed lower sales over its Christmas quarter as a tough toy and video games market offset a robust performance in food and clothing.
A thief raided a mailbox in Aberdeen on the hunt for Christmas gifts.
Supermarket Morrisons has posted falling sales over the crucial festive season amid “unusually challenging” trading and shopper uncertainty.
Aberdeen tenants have criticised a social housing landlord for announcing a rent increase over the festive period.
A north-east medium is ending the year with a kind gesture – donating more than £1,800 to charity.
Easter eggs have been spotted on supermarket shelves around the country just days after Christmas.
Aberdeen man who stole perfume from John Lewis and attacked security guard spent Christmas in custody
A shoplifter stole perfume to fund Christmas presents for his family – and then spent the festive period in custody.
The London Stock Exchange’s blue chip index ended its Christmas rally of 11 straight days of growth by turning red on Monday – the final full day’s trading in 2019.
Comedian Daniel Sloss has helped raise more than £5,000 for a homelessness charity through a game encouraging “players” to avoid hearing Wham!’s Last Christmas.
An Aberdeen travel company helped to make 500 children’s Christmas dreams come true.
Ongoing political turmoil, foreign diplomacy and the royal family were among the defining themes of 2019.
Police Scotland has teamed up with Aberdeenshire Council to carry out additional patrols in the north-east during the festive period.
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The FTSE 100 remained largely unmoved on a quiet day for international markets, as its counterparts in Europe kept their doors shut for the Christmas period.
An Aberdeen grandad has thanked the Evening Express for saving his family’s Christmas.
Hong Kong police arrested 336 people over the Christmas period as the city’s protest movement continues to simmer, an official has said.
Motorists are typically driving nearly 450 miles each over the festive period, a survey suggests.
Staff at a north-east oil firm have raised £8,000 for a homelessness and unemployment charity.
A six-year-old boy has melted hearts by saving up his pocket money to buy a team of police officers sweet treats to tide them over on their Christmas shift.
The younger members of the royal family have added another traditional family duty to their repertoire after joining the Queen at the Christmas Day church service on her Sandringham estate.
One of the more bracing Christmas traditions in some parts of the UK and Ireland is an outdoor swim in the sea or a lake.
Instead of letting unwanted Christmas gifts of deodorant sets, shower gel and other toiletries go to waste, an Aberdeen charity wants people to donate them.
Thousands of people have turned out in Porthcawl in Wales for the traditional Christmas Swim, one of many being held around the UK.
Prince George and Princess Charlotte have joined the Queen at the royal family’s traditional Christmas Day church service on her Sandringham estate for the first time.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have posted a Christmas message on social media as they celebrate away from the Royal family this year.