Nathan Watt was working at Great Western Pre-School in Portlethen in 2017 and 2018 when he made the error – and also lied to colleagues and shouted at a colleague in front of children.
A north-east pipe band has blown away the competition after competing at its highest level yet.
A north-east community council has folded due to a lack of new members.
Scotrail bosses have admitted “shooting themselves in the foot” over timetable changes and cancellation problems which have left north-east communities furious.
Firefighters from across the north-east will benefit from a new £300,000 training facility in Aberdeen.
Dozens of children have lined up to show off their cheeky grins as part of the Evening Express Little Leopards competition.
Projects in north-east town centres are to benefit from a multi-million-pound fund.
A bus service launched earlier this year to give passengers quicker access to Aberdeen airport could be withdrawn.
The mystery of a foul odour in a north-east town remains unsolved, with organisations continuing to monitor the situation.
A search and rescue dog that has been deployed at major incidents including earthquakes in New Zealand and Nepal is to star at the Royal Highland Show.
Aberdeenshire Council has been urged to spend developer contributions on a park and ride facility in a north-east town.
More areas across the north-east can now upgrade to faster broadband through a national scheme.
A section of the A92 has reopened following a two-car crash this morning.
Lanes closed after a two-car crash on the A92 have been re-opened.
A shoplifter has been jailed after stealing eight bottles of vodka.
Lanes have been forced to close after a two-car crash on the A92.
Elena, 40, and Matty Kiraly, 43, from Portlethen, are hoping to raise the funds to send their son Luca, who has cerebral palsy, to the United States for treatment .
A north-east swimming pool will be closed for two weeks while repairs are made.
A woman has been taken to hospital after a vehicle crashed into her stationary car.
Three Aberdeenshire school concert bands have received national recognition.
The boss of ScotRail has said they will look into issue of some north-east communities feeling cut off since the changes to train timetables last year.
Police have carried out a number of patrols aimed at tackling antisocial behaviour.
Residents in a north-east community believe new street lights have made the area unsafe.
The couple say they’re in “the fight of our lives” to secure residency for Susan, who has already sold her home in the United States and has given up her job as a hospice worker.
A busy north-east road was blocked after a one-vehicle crash.
Schools from the north-east will take part in a Scotland-wide project.
A two-vehicle crash is blocking the road at a north-east junction.
Cranes had to be sent out to help a lorry delivering sections of a new McDonald's drive-thru after it became stuck in a north-east retail park.
North-east police have charged two drivers as part of a crackdown on speeding.
A north-east woman is to honour a 15-year-old pledge in memory of her late mother.