Eight Aberdeen high-rises could become listed buildings.
New fire alarms are to be installed in every north-east home following new legislation.
Police have urged the public to secure their possessions, after a spate of thefts and attempted thefts in Aberdeen.
A fire broke out at a high rise block of flats in Aberdeen today.
A teen who attacked two strangers in Aberdeen with a five-inch knife while high on drink and drugs - slashing one on the face - has been detained for more than two years.
Firefighters have been called to tackle a fire in a block of flats.