Budding make-up artists and TV prop designers are being given the chance to work on the hit crime drama Shetland.
The number of deaths linked to coronavirus has reached more than 9,500, according to the latest statistics.
The number of Covid deaths in Aberdeen are at their lowest level in 16 weeks.
Boris Johnson has said he is keen to see power "sit at the most appropriate level" after being contacted by the leader of Shetland Islands Council on the issue of self-determination for the isles.
An investigation has been launched into the death of a fisherman who died after falling overboard near Shetland.
Fewer patients with Covid are being treated in NHS Grampian hospitals than at any point in the last three months, the latest Scottish Government statistics show.
The death of a child in Scotland has been linked to coronavirus.
The north-east has recorded its lowest number of new Covid-19 cases since the beginning of November last year, according to the latest government statistics.
A new yellow weather warning has been issued by the Met Office.
“Serious concerns” have been raised after inspectors found multiple “cracks” in the hull of the Foinaven FPSO west of Shetland, amid a catalogue of other safety issues.
Scotland is likely to face greater risk of extreme droughts over the next two decades due to climate change, research suggests.
The Scottish Highlands, islands and north-east have been told to brace for wintry weather, with weather warnings covering parts of the region over the next few days.
The north-east has recorded its worst week for Covid deaths since the pandemic began.
Regional Breakdown: North-east records eight new Covid deaths as Scottish positivity rate falls below 7%
There have been eight new deaths of people with Covid-19 recorded in the north-east in the past 24 hours, according to the latest statistics from the Scottish Government.
At least one coronavirus death has been recorded in all but four of the Scottish mainland council areas in the last 24 hours, according to the latest government statistics.
The Met Office has issued further weather warnings for the north and north-east with disruption to stretch into Friday.
Regional Breakdown: Eight new deaths in north-east as number of people in Scottish hospitals with Covid passes 2,000
Eight people in the north-east have been reported to have died with coronavirus in the past 24 hours, according to the latest Scottish Government statistics.
The number of deaths linked to Covid-19 in the north-east has dropped significantly in the last week.
Storm Christoph is expected to bring strong winds and rain across the region this week.
A man was airlifted from a fishing vessel off Shetland after sustaining an injury in the small hours.
The north-east has confirmed 131 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
Three more deaths of people with coronavirus from the north-east have been recorded in the last 24 hours.
Four more deaths of people with coronavirus from the north-east have been recorded in the last 24 hours.
Three more deaths of people with coronavirus from the north and north-east have been recorded in the last 24 hours.
The north-east has recorded a further five deaths of people with Covid-19 in the past day
The number of north-east deaths linked to Covid-19 is at its highest level since April.
The north-east has recorded a further five deaths with Covid-19 in the past day, as Scotland's total passed a tragic milestone.
Covid deaths hit 5,000 in Scotland as Sturgeon announces all options still being considered to further reduce interaction
More than 5,000 people in Scotland have now died from coronavirus, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.
The north-east has recorded 10 new deaths with Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, with four in Aberdeen and six in Aberdeenshire.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will update the nation today on the fast-changing coronavirus situation amid rising case numbers and fears over the new strain.