Calls from adults worried about a child’s welfare to the NSPCC’s helpline have jumped by 50% over the course of the pandemic, the charity has said.
Referrals of children living in homes affected by domestic abuse have increased more than 30% since the start of the pandemic, a charity has said.
Three men have been arrested as part of an investigation into fraudulent coronavirus bounce back loans totalling £6 million.
Many more people across north and north-east Scotland are traveling to work than during the first lockdown and experts have warned not enough is being done to support workers to stay at home.
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted work carried out at Bute House was "essential" for safety reasons and that she has not been there for months.
Anas Sarwar has described the “liberating” effects of his electoral defeats as he revealed he considered quitting front-line politics as recently as last year.
‘Confusion and bruising’: How SNP ministers blocked Westminster control of coronavirus communications
Emails have revealed how Scottish Government ministers intervened in the early weeks of the pandemic to ensure Westminster did not take control of coronavirus communications.
REGIONAL BREAKDOWN: 86 new coronavirus cases across the north-east as Scottish death toll rises by 71
A total of 86 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported across the north-east in the past 24 hours.
Highland health chiefs hope to complete the first wave of coronavirus vaccinations in the next 18 days - despite “some delays” in rural areas.
Dame Mary Berry says changes brought on by the pandemic have taught people to adapt when it comes to home cooking.
A north-east health board is to continue student placements as it insists that protecting learning amid the pandemic is "critical."
Insurers have been urged to “move quickly” to pay claims to thousands of small businesses after the Supreme Court ruled their policies “will provide cover” for business interruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Supreme Court’s ruling in a landmark £1.2 billion legal battle over businesses’ ability to claim on insurance for coronavirus-related disruption “decisively removes many of the roadblocks to claims by policyholders”, the City watchdog has said.
The Supreme Court has “substantially allowed” an appeal brought by the Financial Conduct Authority in a landmark £1.2 billion legal battle over businesses’ ability to claim on insurance for coronavirus-related disruption.
Scotland’s tight lockdown restrictions will result in a slower recovery for the nation’s tourism industry than elsewhere in the UK, says an industry leader.
Oxygen shortages in English hospitals have left a Scottish medical chief feeling “horror and fear” about the impact of the pandemic on the NHS.
Increasing numbers of people are struggling with the pandemic restrictions – and under normal circumstances, they’d probably need a hug.
The Scottish Government has admitted the NHS could soon become “overwhelmed” in some areas due to the new coronavirus strain.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) suffered a considerable drop in sales during 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic’s continued impact.
Boris Johnson "simply isn't up to the job", Keir Starmer shot as he claimed the prime minister's "serial incompetence" has cost lives and jobs.
‘Behave like it’s last April’s lockdown’ urges NHS chief, as north-east records highest daily death toll of pandemic so far
A total of 14 people across Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray have died in the highest daily death total for Grampian since the pandemic began.
The number of people prosecuted for breaching coronavirus restrictions could be higher than first reported because of the way crimes are recorded.
Bentley has announced record sales for 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic forcing the British firm to shut its factory doors for seven weeks.
Mental health groups in Aberdeen have warned the new stricter lockdown rules will leave people "worn down" and "deflated".
North-east council leaders have issued a joint new year message thanking staff for their "incredible efforts" during the pandemic.
As we enter another period of full-scale lockdown, the normal rhythms of life will be disrupted, just as they were back in March.
Jennifer Lopez reflected on “too many” lives lost during the global pandemic as she welcomed in the new year in Times Square in New York City.
North-east health chiefs have welcomed the new Covid-19 vaccine but urged caution over the new 'dominant' strain.
Coronavirus is a word that changed lives, economies and the world in 2020.
Scotland has recorded more than 120,000 cases of coronavirus since the pandemic began as 967 new cases of the virus are detected in the past 24 hours.