The £200 million investment will only speed up journey times from Aberdeen to the central belt by two minutes.
A historic north-east castle owned by a suspended Tory councillor has been repossessed.
A north-east MP has urged the SNP government to ensure that NHS Grampian gets its fair share from a £2 billion budget boost.
Ruth Davidson has called on the SNP to deliver its verdict on the future of suspended Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald.
Plans for the new stadium should be “called in” by Scottish Ministers according to a MP and MSP.
An MSP has written to North-east Tory MPs calling on them to stand against the economic impact of a major rail development.
Two Scottish Conservative candidates have triumphed in separate Aberdeenshire Council by-elections.
Aberdeen Donside is best known for its industry and Aberdeen International Airport. The constituency takes in the city north of the River Don and north-west of the Anderson Drive ring road and includes Hilton, Rosehill and Woodside