NTS apology for ‘escape from the asylum’ Crathes fundraiser

The National Trust for Scotland last night gave in to pressure from mental health campaigners to scrap a controversial fund-raising ‘mental asylum escape game’ due to be held at one of its castles.

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Theo De Geus was last seen on Friday morning.

Appeal launched to trace missing Aberdeen teenager

An appeal has been launched in a desperate attempt to trace the whereabouts of a missing teenager in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen & North East
Labour MSP Monica Lennon, who has been campaigning to end period poverty, has said the 'time is right' for Holyrood to pass legislation to tackle the problem. Picture: contributed

Aberdeen project providing free sanitary products extended

A project to provide free sanitary products to women from low-income households in Aberdeen is to be extended.

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Helicopters are regularly used to transport workers to North Sea oil rigs. Pic: SWNS

North-east specialist in oil services secures work worth £50m

An Aberdeen-headquartered oil services specialist has secured work worth more than £50 million altogether, comprising a mixture of contract awards and renewals for key North Sea clients.

Picture from the recent Gardenstown land slip

Households evacuated after rain causes Aberdeenshire landslip

A landslip-damaged slope above an Aberdeenshire coastal village is being monitored after recent rain caused a temporary retaining wall to collapse.


Aberdeen’s new stadium plans get all-clear from Scottish Government

Aberdeen’s plans to move into a new Kingsford stadium have been boosted after being given the all-clear by the Scottish Government.

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ScotRail announce train cancellations across Scotland

ScotRail has announced train cancellations across eastern Scotland and around Glasgow tomorrow and on Thursday because of the expected snow impact.

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Police were called to Invercauld Road in Aberdeen. Google Maps

Aberdeen 4-year-old in criticial condition after falling from flat window

A four-year-old boy is in a critical condition after falling from the window of a block of flats.

Sonya Angus opened her gifts, furniture and interiors boutique at the end of 2016.

Sonya Angus boutique exceeds expectations in first year of trading

An Aberdeen boutique run by a former high-end fashion buyer at Jenners in Edinburgh has exceeded its turnover target for its first year and grown its team to three ahead of schedule.

The incident happened on King Street in Aberdeen. Picture: Google

Man and woman hit by car while walking on pavement

Two people have been taken to hospital after they were hit by a car which had mounted the pavement.

Aberdeen & North East
Officers consfiscated drugs worth almost �130,000

Heroin and cocaine worth £130k seized in Aberdeen

Drugs with a street value of almost £130,000 have been seized in a police operation in Aberdeen.

Traffic on St John's Road, Corstorphine.

Polluted streets ‘still poisoning lungs’ in Scotland

Environmentalists have named the Scottish streets they say are being blighted by air pollution fumes.

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Slains Castle in Aberdeenshire, which is renowned for its connections to Bram Stoker's Dracula, has been saved

Bram Stoker’s Scottish ‘Dracula’ castle saved by pensioner’s decade-long battle

A pensioner has succeeded in his mission to save for the nation a castle that is internationally renowned for its connections with Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

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Mercedes MacBeath or McKinlay, 16, who was last seen in Aberdeen at around 7.30pm on Friday. Picture: PA

Teenage girl missing overnight in Aberdeen found

A teenager who went missing in Aberdeen has been found safe and well by police.

Aberdeen & North East
The incident took place on Alexander Terrace

Woman charged with murder after Aberdeen man’s death

A woman has appeared in court charged with murder after a man was found dead at his home in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen & North East
Customers can use an app on their mobile phones to book a car. Picture: PA

Uber granted operating licence in third Scottish city

Controversial private hire firm Uber has been granted a licence to operate in Aberdeen.

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The City Digest launches Aberdeen edition

The City Digest launches Aberdeen edition

After a successful first two months covering Edinburgh and Glasgow, The Scotsman's City Digest is serving Scotland’s third largest city with the a new edition for Aberdeen now launched.

Aberdeen & North East
Aberdeen and Rangers will go head to head once again in the Ladbrokes Premiership. Picture: SNS

Aberdeen and Rangers fans warned against causing trouble

Aberdeen and Rangers fans have been warned not to commit any sort of anti-social behaviour around this weekend’s match at Pittodrie.

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The Sutherland Brothers play at the Rainbow, London, in 1974, three years before the newly discovered tape was recorded in California. Photograph: Andre Csillag/REX/Shutterstock

Scots band’s lost tape released 40 years after classic US gig

They were one of Scotland’s most loved bands of the 1970s whose song Arms Of Mary, about a young man’s first love, reached the UK top 10, became a massive international hit and has since been covered by a host of music A-listers.

Riasat Khanhas been jailed for life after murdering Kazi Ahmad in Aberdeen

Riasat Khan jailed for Aberdeen filleting knife murder

A man has been jailed for life for murdering a restaurant owner with a filleting knife almost 40 years ago.

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