Aberdeen & North East

Aberdeen & North East

Stunning images of 12th Century Scots castle

Stunning images of a 12th Century castle linked to Robert the Bruce have been released.

Aberdeen & North East

Ineos North Sea oil and gas pipeline to be shut for repairs

The Forties Pipeline, which carries 40 per cent of North Sea oil and gas, is to be shut down to repair a crack in the pipe.

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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.

Tracy Gabriel and Keith Taylor were killed in July last year.

Police praised for response to Aberdeen tower block murders

A watchdog investigation has praised the police response to an incident where a man leapt to his death from a twelfth floor balcony after carrying out a double murder.

Aberdeen & North East

Scotland’s weather: Arctic air set to blast snow and ice across country

The mild temperatures Scotland has enjoyed this week are set to end, with Arctic winds bringing ice and snow to the country.

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Storm Caroline: 90mph winds and ‘flying debris’ to batter Scotland

Winds of up to 90mph are expected to batter Scotland’s north-east from tomorrow morning as the Met Office updated its weather warning.

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Storm Caroline: Rig workers evacuated from North Sea platform

Almost 70 offshore workers have been evacuated from a North Sea platform amid fears of damage and destruction as Storm Caroline closes in on the UK.

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Ferry Road is blocked after a crash involving two cars

Scots motorcyclist kiiled in Australian hit and run

A Scot has been killed in a hit-and-run incident while riding his motorcycle in Australia.

Aberdeen & North East
John McGovern has put his beloved medals on sale to help finance his Christmas shopping. Picture: SWNS

Football legend John McGovern selling medals to pay for Christmas

Scottish footballing legend John McGovern is selling his treasured Championship winning medals at auction - to help pay for his Christmas shopping.

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Oil giant Shell predicts a bright future for the North Sea. Picture: Ivar Langvik

Worker dies after falling ill on North Sea oil platform

A worker has died after falling ill on a North Sea oil platform.

The Northern Hotel in Aberdeen is now up for sale. PIC: Creative Commons.

Art Deco hotel goes on market for £1.5m

An Art Deco hotel in Aberdeen has been put up for sale for £1.5m.

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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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Picture: JP

Man, 55, charged over alleged Elgin assault

A 55-year-old man has been charged in connection with an alleged serious assault in Elgin.

Aberdeen & North East
Weather warnings for ice were in place across Scotland on Friday morning.

Scotland’s weather: ice alerts as cold snap comes to an end

Britons woke up to slightly warmer temperatures on Friday, with forecasters saying the current cold spell is “almost on its way out”.

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Parts of Scotland are expected to see snowfall. Picture: Peter Jolly

Scotland’s weather: First heavy snow of winter brings rush-hour chaos

Parts of northern Scotland have been blanketed in a layer of snow as forecasters warned of disruption and plunging temperatures.

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How much is the average wage in Scotland?

It remains a sensitive subject for most and a question rarely asked even by close friends - how much money do you earn?

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Up to 5cm of snow is expected to fall on roads above 100m. Picture: Press Association

Scotland's weather: More snow and ice for north

More snow and ice are due to hit northern Scotland tonight, the Met Office has warned.

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Study reveals gulf in social mobility between councils

Study reveals gulf in social mobility between councils

A new report has exposed the gulf between local authorities in tackling poor educational attainment among school pupils from Scotland’s most deprived neighbourhoods.

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£17bn to be spent on North Sea decommissioning by 2025

Spending on decommissioning in the UK sector of the North Sea could total £17 billion over the next eight years, an industry expert has said.

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The funding for the internet investment comes from the Aberdeen City Deal. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Aberdeen to receive Gigabit broadband connections

Key public buildings in Aberdeen such as schools and hospials will benefit from a £2m investment to boost internet speeds.

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