It was one of the most brutal, belligerent battle of wills in the whole history of sport.
The David Welch Winter Gardens in Duthie Park is one of the best-loved spots for the people of the Granite City.
She was one of the most remarkable woman ever to emerge from Aberdeen and stamp her imprint all over the creation of the National Health Service.
Generations of people across the north-east have grown up speaking in the Scots language which they have shared with their families and friends.
Nora Griffith: Aberdeenshire woman who became an archaeological trailblazer in the early 20th century
There has never been any shortage of pioneering women in the north of Scotland who have been prepared to embrace the wider world and boldly go where their predecessors feared to tread.
Big round of applause to Ross Smyth who was flying the flag for Scotland on MasterChef this week.
Aberdeen's communities offer a vital role in making the Granite City a wonderful place to live, work and play.
Happy birthday to one of Aberdeen’s most famous sons – even if Montgomery “Scotty” Scott, chief engineer of the USS Enterprise won’t be born for another 201 years.
It's one of the biggest ecological success stories in recent times; the dramatic transformation of the Mar Lodge Estate in the heart of the Cairngorms.
There has always been a tragi-comic element to boxing; the contrast between the Damon Runyon language of rope-a-dopes and palookas on the road to Nowhereville and the sad sight of punch-drunk fighters slurring their words.
Our photo archives contain a goldmine of images recording events both great and small across Scotland.
They turned out in the teeth of a howling blizzard to mark a special moment in Aberdeen’s history… the last tram to run from Torry.
It was a trip into the unknown, along a route which seemed to last forever, to a vast expanse of terrain where water is more expensive than petrol.
Mary Whittaker has never been fazed by setbacks or challenges on her spiritual journey.
This is a milestone year… the 25th anniversary of the arrival of a film that changed my life forever and not in a good way.
It was a film which featured two of history's most beloved comedy stars and re-created some of their famous routines with genuine love and warmth.
It's a familiar Hollywood plotline; the single-minded individual who confronts obstacles, struggles with strangers and ends up being tossed on to the scrap heap, but keeps fighting to bring their dream to fruition.
It was like a scene from Disney’s classic Lady And The Tramp, played out on the streets of Aberdeen during the dark days of the Great Depression of the 1930s.
EYEWITNESS: It was the best and worst of times for Manchester United’s Denis Law against England in the 1960s
It's hard now to describe the wondrous sense of merriment I experienced as a child when watching Denis Law unveil his bag of tricks on rival defenders who mistook him for a skelf only to discover he was as fragile as an elk.
They are maps divided by 40 years, but they illustrate how the German and Russian military machines created detailed plans of Aberdeen and other prominent locations in the north-east of Scotland.
There is no mistaking the sense of sacred antiquity about St Machar's Cathedral, standing in the heart of Old Aberdeen.
John Strachan has never forgotten the months of heavy snow and blizzards which engulfed Aberdeenshire while he was growing up in the 1940s.
It was a battle which went one way, then the other, and summed up the slightly bonkers world of boxing in the 1970s.
Charles Dickens is the author whose works and characters still resonate with audiences across the world more than 150 years after his death.
This week we celebrated the 50th anniversary of Scottish kids saving Scooby-Doo from the BBC axe… but there’s one puzzle Mystery Inc. never solved for me as a youngster. Why was Top Cat called Boss Cat by the Beeb?
He was one of the most famous figures in the history of the 20th century.
It was early in the 1990s, with Scottish rugby riding on the crest of a wave, and I was sitting in the reception area at Murrayfield Stadium, waiting for a chat with the inimitable Jim Telfer.
Aberdeen FC were enjoying the bright lights at the start of 1971.
It was a low-key start to a global phenomenon: a small advertisement in The Scotsman on March 27 1871, promoting an "International Football Match".
A battered vintage printer’s cabinet and its original brass typefaces – used for decades by a north-east printer – has been lovingly restored in a new Channel 4 show.