How high can a firefighter's ladder reach?
Why is there a reluctance to hold two Aberdeen City Council by-elections?
In last week’s column, I posed four questions as the General Election vote began.
The speed at which the world of football operates means from when these words were written to the moment they appear on the page, Derek McInnes could be the ex-Aberdeen manager.
By the time you read this I could be in a Vietnamese morgue covered in a hundred tyre marks.
The shenanigans at Aberdeen Town House, where we've witnessed just how the proportional representation system muddies our political waters, makes House of Cards look like Andy Pandy.
Many of you will have noticed Aberdeen - aka the Dons - are scheduled to appear in the William Hill Scottish Cup final at Hampden Park on May 27.
If I must consult a psychiatrist, the shrink just might unearth why I am unlike three-quarters of dads who, according to a survey, are too scared to investigate strange noises around the house during the night.
Picture the scene: it's the delivery room in a maternity hospital near you in 2020.
When the idea of centralising police and ambulance control rooms was first mooted - and we know how much the Scottish Government likes centralisation - I didn't see what all the fuss was about from those who objected to the move.
A row has broken out between a MP and a candidate for May's Aberdeen City Council election.
I hadn't been aware until this week that a campaign had been launched by Alison Thewliss, the SNP MP for Glasgow Central, to persuade football clubs to become “breastfeeding friendly”.
Many of us have a wistful affection for the past; nostalgia we call it.
A row has broken out over Frank Gilfeather's latest column in the Evening Express in which it's claimed he jokes about violence.
My heart sank when I read the news that large parts of the UK won't be able to see the Northern Lights by the middle of the next century.
The people on the other side are vociferous, scary almost.
How the world has changed since my mother would send me to the corner shop – Geordie Croft’s – for a loaf of bread; unsliced and unwrapped.
Hogmanay TV highlighted trend towards cost-cutting
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.