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Boy in hospital with severe burns

Police in Bedford Avenue

A seven-year-old boy is taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after an incident involving petrol left him with severe burns.

  • 18 April 2014
  • From the section: NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

'Nothing to hide' over bird deaths

A farmer whose properties were raided by police investigating the deaths of 20 birds of prey, calls for more resources to be directed at the investigation.

  • 18 April 2014
  • From the section: Highlands & Islands

Electricians question CBI vote move

The body representing electrical contractors urges the CBI to think again about giving its support to the campaign against Scottish independence.

  • 18 April 2014
  • From the section: Scotland business

Crews battle large woodland fire

Police advise local residents stay indoors after emergency services are called to a large woodland fire in the Milton of Lea area of Inverness.

  • 18 April 2014
  • From the section: NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Image released following sex attacks

Police investigating two sexual assaults in St Andrews release a CCTV image of a man they want to question.

  • 18 April 2014
  • From the section: Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Superfast broadband for island

Lerwick in Shetland is the next area to benefit from superfast broadband as part of the £410m Digital Scotland project.

  • 18 April 2014
  • From the section: Scotland business

Power cut due to 'transient fault'

The mass power outage which affected more than 200,000 homes across the Highlands and Islands was caused by a "transient fault", according to the Scottish government.

  • 17 April 2014

Sci-fi fans to descend on Glasgow

Hundreds of science fiction fans from around the world are expected to descend on Glasgow this weekend for a major sci-fi convention.

  • 18 April 2014
  • From the section: Glasgow & West Scotland

Mobility scooter man in pier plunge

A man is airlifted to hospital after he fell off a pier whilst on his mobility scooter in the small village of Pennan, Aberdeenshire.

  • 18 April 2014
  • From the section: NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Martin Currie reports second loss

The Edinburgh-based firm say its latest set of financial figures represented a 'considerable improvement' on the previous year.

  • 18 April 2014
  • From the section: Scotland business

Deal to avert Police Scotland strike

A potential Police Scotland strike has been averted after the force offered additional leave and job security to disgruntled civilian staff.

  • 17 April 2014