Hard on the heels of last week’s appalling news that standards of reading and science in Scotland’s schools are declining, we learn youngsters across the North-east are falling dramatically below expected levels of reading, writing, numeracy and listening and talking.
It used to be said that the Scottish education system was second to none.
What's among the first utterances you hear from politicians when jobs are lost?
Is the North-east capable of seeing beyond the oil and gas game?
I awoke this morning to find a letter from my good friend Charlie, a hard-working construction worker who always travelled the extra mile in order to maintain employment.
Forty years ago this weekend, in typically Messianic form, Ally MacLeod led Aberdeen to a League Cup triumph with a 2-1 win over Celtic at Hampden Park ... and the Dons disciples took him to their hearts.
Do you remember the days when local authorities didn’t outsource work?
Common sense prevailed with the naming of the polar research ship Sir David Attenborough.
“Hello… Police Scotland control room.”
New figures show that mortgage arrears in Aberdeen have trebled since the downturn in the oil and gas industry.