A move to pardon thousands of gay and bisexual men previously convicted of now abolished same-sex offences has been hailed as “putting right a cruel and unjust historic wrong”.
Star Wars, Lego and Nerf blasters are among the predicted top selling toys this Christmas, according to some of the UK’s biggest retailers.
A whopping quarter of a million babies have been born as a result of IVF, new figures show.
Campaigners have won their High Court battle over Theresa May’s decision to use the royal prerogative in her Brexit strategy.
So we’re getting a brand spanking new pound coin. And yes, it might look a bit like a souped-up 20p but it’s actually got some quite cool features. Here are five interesting bits of info about the newly designed coin:
Parenting is tough, and no one feels it more than this Tamworth pig at Cotswold Farm Park.
A devoted couple who have been together for 70 years will be allowed to stay in the same residential home following a social media campaign by their family, a council has said.
Prince Harry has been romantically linked to US actress Meghan Markle, according to reports.
Increasingly frequent episodes of extreme weather are certainly annoying when you just can’t work out what to wear, but it turns out it may have a much bigger impact on Britain’s butterflies.
Firefighters are battling a large blaze at a scrap metal recycling plant on Liverpool docks.
The world’s longest pub crawl has been mapped out, after a team of mathematicians in Canada worked out the shortest route between nearly 25,000 pubs in the UK.
The “killer clown” craze has continued to spread across the UK with one force dealing with 14 reports in 24 hours.
About 400 North-east households will receive a letter this week warning their benefits are about to be cut.
One of the oldest conductors in the world was due to perform in Aberdeen today.
Theresa May has been appointed the UK’s second female Prime Minister in a private audience with the Queen at which she was invited to form a Government.
Dons chairman Stewart Milne today vowed to build Scotland's biggest and best soccer academy in the North-east.
The launch of Android Pay gives mobile payment capability to millions of Android smartphone users for the first time.
You’ll soon need a TV licence to watch iPlayer: Here are the 8 key points from the Government White Paper on the future of the BBC
The Government unveiled its White Paper on the future of the BBC on Thursday, which set out plans for how the governance of the BBC will be overhauled and how its future will be secured.
Aberdeen has seen the highest house price growth in Scotland over the past decade, a report has found.
The North-east has recorded the UK's warmest temperature of the year so far.
A popular cocktail bar is set to represent Aberdeen and the whole of the UK at an international competition in Iceland.
Britain was lashed by hurricane-force winds that reached nearly 100mph as Storm Imogen battered southern parts of the country and left commuters braced for havoc on the transport networks.
RAF jets have intercepted Russian military aircraft 50 times in six years, including launches from the North-east.
THREE new appointments have been made to an oil and gas industry body.
ONE of the country's youngest ever glider pilots has taken to the skies of the North-east in his first solo flight - despite having a fear of heights.
A DRUGS runner caught with around £27,000 of cocaine after a police chase at the city's railway station has been locked up.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their baby daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace has announced.