The shortlist has been announced for the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize celebrating unique works of literature.
A researcher has discovered the earliest documented reference to a Scottish ship sailing to North America – tucked away in the council archives.
Lily Allen has said she put on two stone during a tour of North America, and jokingly blamed the country’s chicken wings.
An Aberdeen film director has landed a US distribution deal on his latest movie.
A record-breaking north-east cyclist has handed out the first £500,000 to 11 mental health charities.
A town in north Australia may have been a part of North America more than a billion years ago, scientists say.