Aberdeen burst into light last night with the official opening of an award-winning festival.
A city centre park is to close in preparation for a four-day festival.
Road closures are being put in place as Aberdeen gears up for Hogmanay.
Plans have been lodged to turn a prominent city centre office building into a new hotel.
Civic benches dotted around Aberdeen city centre are being given some tender loving care.
Councillors have agreed to permanently close off an Aberdeen city centre road to make way for a £20 million revamp of Union Terrace Gardens.
I've often enjoyed an after theatre drink at the Mercure Aberdeen Caledonian Hotel, but can't remember the last time I ate there.
Structures which were commissioned for an Aberdeen art festival could become a permanent feature.
A new restaurant will open this weekend on the site of a former Polish eatery which shut due to the oil downturn.
Traffic lights at a city centre junction stopped working after a power failure.
‘At the heart of this horrific crime was a young mother, daughter and friend whose life was cut tragically short’
Jessica McGraa was a young mother whose life was cut "tragically short" by a murderer who showed "no real remorse" for his actions, a police chief said today.
A jury is expected to retire to consider its verdict today in the case of a man accused of raping and murdering an escort at a city flat.
An expert witness said the death of a woman was best considered as "unexplained" - but it was "more likely" she died from unnatural asphyxiation, a court heard.
Aberdeen's Christmas Village has been hailed a success after attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors.
Fireworks costing thousands of pounds which were meant to be for Aberdeen's cancelled bonfire night display won't be reused.
A man accused of murdering an escort told police he had sex with a woman at Union Terrace - and then left.
An escort allegedly murdered in an Aberdeen flat told a fellow sex worker the day before her death she was "not happy" with her life, a court has heard.
A man has gone on trial today accused of raping and murdering a woman at an Aberdeen flat.
Charities, community groups and people with additional support needs enjoyed a free festive event at the Christmas Village yesterday.
Bus chiefs have been praised for preventing a repeat of last year's festive travel "chaos" which "cut off" sheltered housing communities from the city centre.
A Christmas tree-lined maze will be the star attraction of Aberdeen's expanded Winter Festival when it launches next month.
Emergency crews were called to the city centre after a man was hit by a car.
Police this afternoon said a woman found dead in an Aberdeen flat is "strongly believed" to be a 37-year-old from London.
A police investigation has been launched after a woman's body was found in Aberdeen city centre this afternoon.
VISITOR numbers to Aberdeen's Christmas Village are on course to be 10 times more than expected.
A MAJOR-WINNING golfer helped turn Aberdeen into a winter wonderland.
A BUSY road in Aberdeen city centre has closed as preparation for the Winter Festival and Christmas Village continues.
BUS changes and buskers are part of the latest Aberdeen Winter Festival announcements.
ARTISTS and craft makers are to be given the chance to showcase their work at Aberdeen's Christmas Village - for free.
A BOOZE ban could be lifted on an Aberdeen street for the festive period.