TEEN STEALS SAFE AND £300 CONTENTS FROM PARENTS ON CHRISTMAS DAY

A Macduff teenager who stole a safe and its £300 contents from his parents on Christmas Day has been placed under social work supervision. Banff...

STUDY COMMISSIONED ON THE SAFETY OF NOTORIOUS MUNLOCHY JUNCTION

A traffic study is to be carried out on the safety of junctions on a stretch of the A9 north of Inverness, including the notorious...

 
 
 
Treatment for blindness successful in largest ever study led by Aberdeen researcher

TREATMENT FOR BLINDNESS SUCCESSFUL IN LARGEST EVER STUDY LED BY ABERDEEN RESEARCHER

A new treatment being pioneered by scientists in Aberdeen has enjoyed success in improving the vision of partially blind patients. The...

CELEBRATION FOR 20 YEARS OF THRIFT SHOP WHICH HAS RAISED MORE THAN £250,000

The toys, clothes and bric-a-brac sold at the Portsoy Thrift Shop often retail for the bargain prices of 50p or £1. But over the past...

 
 
 

WOMAN ADMITS PUNCHING TEEN GIRL AMID 50-YOUTH RIOT BEFORE ABERDEEN EDDI READER GIG

An Aberdeen woman has admitted involvement in an “aggressive” street attack which left two people in hospital - and caused a prominent...

DIAGEO COUNTING THE COST OF THE CHINESE SHUTDOWN

Diageo has warned of a £140 million to £200m hit to annual profits as it counts the cost of the coronavirus outbreak in one of its...

 
 
 

FEARS OFFSHORE WORKERS ARE BRINGING CORONAVIRUS TO ABERDEEN

An Aberdeen councillor has raised fears that city oil workers who make regular visits to the Far East could bring the deadly coronavirus...

Highlanders face maximum council tax increase in ‘budget for roads'

HIGHLANDERS FACE MAXIMUM COUNCIL TAX INCREASE IN ‘BUDGET FOR ROADS'

Council tax for Highland residents could rise by almost 5% from April 1, council bosses have revealed in advance of next week's 2020/21...

 
 
 

COUNCILLOR CHALLENGES OPPONENTS TO COUL LINKS TO PROVIDE AN ECONOMIC ALTERNATIVE

A Highland councillor has challenged opponents to the luxury Coul Links golf development - who are celebrating its rejection - to provide...

DOGS TAKE PART IN ONE-OF-A-KIND YOGA SESSION AT ABERDEEN HOTEL

An Aberdeen yoga instructor has staged a class with a difference, raising money for a cat and dog home by getting people to bring along...

 
 
 
Explore the outdoors: Plenty of wildlife to see at the meeting place of three counties

EXPLORE THE OUTDOORS: PLENTY OF WILDLIFE TO SEE AT THE MEETING PLACE OF THREE COUNTIES

I did this walk in October with two friends, so it was important to make an early start - we were going to need all of the daylight. Five...

Highland Council ditch 120 old laptops following primary school blaze

HIGHLAND COUNCIL DITCH 120 OLD LAPTOPS FOLLOWING PRIMARY SCHOOL BLAZE

More than 100 “old” black Fujistu laptops are now being “quickly” replaced at schools throughout the Highlands in light of the devastating...

 
 
 

DISQUALIFIED DRIVER CAME CLOSE TO HITTING PLAYING CHILDREN DURING HIGH-SPEED POLICE CHASE THROUGH ABERDEEN STREETS

A dangerous driver came close to hitting playing children as he hurtled down roads and pavements in a 4×4 during a high-speed police...

OBITUARY: MICHAEL MEDWIN, TV AND FILM ACTOR

Michael Medwin was a hugely respected television and film actor who worked alongside most of the biggest stars of the 20th century. During...

 
 
 

DRIVER CUT OUT OF CAR ON THE A9 AT THURSO

A woman has had to be cut out of her car following a two vehicle collision on the A9 at Thurso. Firefighters had to cut her out of...

Scottish children slip from top spot in reading comprehension study

SCOTTISH CHILDREN SLIP FROM TOP SPOT IN READING COMPREHENSION STUDY

Researchers at Dundee University have discovered Scottish children no longer have “the best level” of reading comprehension in the...

 
 
 

DRUGS DEATH CONFERENCE: GLASGOW SUMMIT HEARS CALL FOR ABERDEEN RECOVERY SERVICES FUNDING

An Aberdeen drugs worker has called for drug recovery groups to be given additional funding. Dermot Craig, development manager for...

MOVE TO MAKE SANITARY PRODUCTS FREELY AVAILABLE “LONG OVERDUE”, SAYS CHARITY WORKER

A charity worker, who once relied on a food bank for free period products, says a move to make the items freely available in Scotland...

 
 
 
Under-18s to get free bus travel after budget deal struck between SNP and Greens

UNDER-18S TO GET FREE BUS TRAVEL AFTER BUDGET DEAL STRUCK BETWEEN SNP AND GREENS

Bus travel in Scotland is set to be free for under-18s next year as part of budget deal struck between the SNP and Greens. Finance...

John Swinney admits closing education gap is ‘stubborn and challenging'

JOHN SWINNEY ADMITS CLOSING EDUCATION GAP IS ‘STUBBORN AND CHALLENGING'

John Swinney has admitted closing the education attainment gap between rich and poor pupils is proving “stubborn and challenging”. The...

 
 
 



Aymeric Laporte suffers fresh injury blow just four games into Man City return

Aymeric Laporte suffers fresh injury blow just four games into Man City return

Man City's star defender has spent four-and-a-half months on the sidelines already this season after suffering a knee injury back in August, and did not even last to half-time... Read more ...

Man City player ratings vs Real Madrid: Ederson, Gundogan and De Bruyne...

Man City player ratings vs Real Madrid: Ederson, Gundogan and De Bruyne shine in vital win

Manchester City secured a crucial 2-1 away win in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 showdown against Real Madrid. Express Sport rates and slates Pep... Read more ...

Real Madrid vs Man City LIVE score: Early team news, kick-off time, TV...

Real Madrid vs Man City LIVE score: Early team news, kick-off time, TV channel and stream

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City face Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie. Kickoff at 8PM. Read more ...

Man Utd team news: Predicted 4-2-3-1 line up vs Club Brugge - Bruno...

Man Utd team news: Predicted 4-2-3-1 line up vs Club Brugge - Bruno Fernandes decision

Manchester United host Club Brugge in their Europa League clash on Thursday night. Read more ...

Man City star Kevin de Bruyne opens up on being team's penalty taker after...

Man City star Kevin de Bruyne opens up on being team's penalty taker after Real Madrid win

Kevin de Bruyne ended Man City's penalty-taking woes on Wednesday night. Read more ...

Man Utd to consider selling David de Gea this summer to fund huge transfer...

Man Utd to consider selling David de Gea this summer to fund huge transfer spending spree

Manchester United could be in for a busy summer. Read more ...

Pep Guardiola warns Manchester City that Real Madrid will hit back in second leg

Pep Guardiola warns Manchester City that Real Madrid will hit back in second leg

Pep Guardiola was delighted with Manchester City's 2-1 Champions League first leg victory at the Bernabeu but warned Zinedine Zidane will be scrutinising his tactics ahead of... Read more ...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison declares a coronavirus pandemic is 'very much...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison declares a coronavirus pandemic is 'very much upon us'

Prime Minister Scott Morrison declares a coronavirus pandemic is 'very much upon us' as he established an 'emergency response plan'. Read more ...

Meghan claims 'royals put pressure on Queen over brand ban as Harry is...

Meghan claims 'royals put pressure on Queen over brand ban as Harry is favourite'

Meghan Markle believes her and Prince Harry are being 'picked on' by the Palace over their plan to become financially independent, with branding ban 'payback' fuelled by jealousy Read more ...

First possible case of 'community spread' of coronavirus reported in the US

First possible case of 'community spread' of coronavirus reported in the US

The first case of possible "community spread" - in which the origin by which the individual was infected is unknown - was detected in the US. The patient is being treated in UC... Read more ...