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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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The crew member was based at Arbroath. Picture: RNLI

Aberdeen lifeboat rescues woman from Aberdeen harbour

Aberdeen Lifeboat Station was required to rescue a woman from Aberdeen Harbour on Thursday afternoon.

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John Lawrie Group senior management team Iain Laing, Vic Sinclair, Dave Weston (front), Charlie Parker and Ray Grant. Picture: Contributed

Aberdeen's John Lawrie acquired by management

John Lawrie Group has been acquired by its management in partnership with Rubicon Partners and Grovepoint as it gears up for an expansion in the UK and US.

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A First Bus. Picture: Contributed.

FirstGroup swings to loss but eyeing return to dividend

Transport giant FirstGroup has swung to a first-half loss, weighed down by the impact of “severe” hurricanes in the US, but said it remains set to hit its full-year targets.

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Perth Theatre was evacuated after a fire alarm sounded

Teenagers detained after fire at disused Aberdeen school

Four teenagers have been detained in connection with a wilful fire-raising incident at a disused school in Aberdeen.

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Union Street in Aberdeen. Picture: TSPL

Ten things you (probably) didn’t know about Aberdeen

ABERDEEN is a veritable oil well of intrigue, the kind of town it would take a lifetime to get to know completely. And that’s just the pubs.

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Chloe Miazek, whose body was discovered in a flat in Aberdeen on Friday. Picture: Police Scotland

Police urge public not to donate to Chloe Miazek fundraising page

POLICE Scotland have asked the public not to donate to a fundraising page set up in the name of the family of a 20-year-old woman who was found dead in a flat in Aberdeen on Friday.

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Kelpies creator’s ‘Leopard’ goes on public show in Aberdeen

Renowned sculptor Andy Scott has seen his Leopard sculpture go on public show at the prestigious Marischal Square development in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen & North East

Aberdeen chief hopes stadium plans will get green light next month

Aberdeen could begin work on their new stadium at the beginning of next year if plans are given the green light by the city council.

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Riasat Khan charged with 1978 Aberdeen murder. Picture: Police Scotland

Riasat Khan charged of 1978 Aberdeen murder after 39 years on run

A man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after a jury convicted him of murdering a restaurant owner 39 years ago.

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Scottish Celebrity chef Tony Singh MBE teams up with Hilton to launch is foodbank recipes.

‘King of Spice’ creates bespoke foodbank recipes

He’s a celebrity Scottish chef and restauranteur whose glittering career has included high-profile stints at prestigious restaurants such as the Royal Yacht Britannia, the Balmoral Hotel on Edinburgh’s Princes Street and Skibo Castle in the Highlands as well as starring on his own BBC2 television cookery show.

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Aberdeen at around 2.40pm. Picture: Peter Williams

Storm Ophelia: Aberdeen shrouded in darkness before 3pm

Aberdeen descended into darkness just after lunch-time despite it still being October.

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Up to 130 millions barrels of oil found in North Sea

Norwegian energy giant Statoil has announced that a new discovery in Scottish waters could contain in the range of 25 to 130 million barrels of oil.

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