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Watkins off the mark as Dons beat 10-man Ross County in Dingwall | Press and Journal

Watkins off the mark as Dons beat 10-man Ross County in Dingwall | Press and Journal

Marley Watkins opened his account for Aberdeen as they beat Ross County 3-0 to move within two points of third placed Hibernian in the Scottish Premiership. Read full article: Watkins off the mark as Dons beat 10-man...→

Ross County complete signing of Irish striker Michael O'Connor in time to face Dons | Press and Journal

Ross County complete signing of Irish striker Michael O'Connor in time to face Dons | Press and Journal

Ross County have completed the signing of Waterford striker Michael O’Connor ahead of this afternoon’s Scottish Premiership fixture against Aberdeen. Read full article: Ross County complete signing of Irish st...→

Former Aberdeen giftshop gets new lease on life | Press and Journal

Former Aberdeen giftshop gets new lease on life | Press and Journal

A former Aberdeen gift shop that has traded for more than five decades has been granted a new lease on life. Read full article: Former Aberdeen giftshop gets new lease ...→

Richard Gordon column: Entire Scottish season without fans is looking more and more likely | Press and Journal

Richard Gordon column: Entire Scottish season without fans is looking more and more likely | Press and Journal

The announcements by the Scottish Government this week made it clear that football teams are going to have to get used to playing in near-empty stadiums for th [...] Read full article: Richard Gordon column: Entire Scottish s...→

Jim McInally: No point in starting season without assurances on crowds or financial support for clubs | Press and Journal

Jim McInally: No point in starting season without assurances on crowds or financial support for clubs | Press and Journal

Peterhead manager Jim McInally says Scottish football needs some assurances about support for clubs or the return of crowds if they are to start the season wit [...] Read full article: Jim McInally: No point in starting seaso...→

Students not to blame for rise in Covid-19 cases, say leaders | Press and Journal

Students not to blame for rise in Covid-19 cases, say leaders | Press and Journal

Students say they are being unfairly blamed for the rise in Covid-19 cases and are facing “unjustified” rules compared to the rest of the population. Read full article: Students not to blame for rise in Covid-...→

Step forward for Highland Wildlife Park's plans to create breeding centre to save wildcats | Press and Journal

Step forward for Highland Wildlife Park's plans to create breeding centre to save wildcats | Press and Journal

The Cairngorms National Park planning committee has approved plans for a breeding centre in the Highlands to offer a last chance for Scotland’s iconic wildcats [...] Read full article: Step forward for Highland Wildlife Park'...→

Additional costs of £11.8m expected due to pandemic for Aberdeenshire’s health and social care board | Press and Journal

Additional costs of £11.8m expected due to pandemic for Aberdeenshire’s health and social care board | Press and Journal

Aberdeenshire’s health and social care board is expected to face an extra £11.8 million burden on its budget this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Additional costs of £11.8m expected due ...→

Purple patch for pumpkin crops on Scottish farms | Press and Journal

Purple patch for pumpkin crops on Scottish farms | Press and Journal

A surge in the popularity of celebrating Halloween has delivered spin-off benefits for Scottish farmers. Read full article: Purple patch for pumpkin crops on Scotti...→

Compost is new weapon in potato pest fight | Press and Journal

Compost is new weapon in potato pest fight | Press and Journal

Angus farmers are at the forefront of efforts to tackle the growing problem of potato cyst nematode (PCN) which is having a multi-million-pound impact on the S [...] Read full article: Compost is new weapon in potato pest fig...→

Mental health boss urges Aberdeen University to be 'pro-active' over isolated Covid-19 students | Press and Journal

Mental health boss urges Aberdeen University to be 'pro-active' over isolated Covid-19 students | Press and Journal

A mental health charity boss has issued a warning over “lonely and isolated” students currently embroiled in a Covid-19 outbreak at Aberdeen University and cal [...] Read full article: Mental health boss urges Aberdeen Univer...→

Report warns more woe about to land at Scottish airports | Press and Journal

Report warns more woe about to land at Scottish airports | Press and Journal

Scottish airports are facing a £100 million blow from Covid-19 and an end to tax-free shopping in 2021, a travel retailing report has warned. Read full article: Report warns more woe about to land at S...→

Duke of Rothesay gives green thumbs up to national gardening campaign | Press and Journal

Duke of Rothesay gives green thumbs up to national gardening campaign | Press and Journal

The Duke of Rothesay has given a green thumbs up to a national campaign promoting the physical and mental health benefits of gardening. Read full article: Duke of Rothesay gives green thumbs up t...→

Widow cleared to use late husband’s sperm for IVF | Press and Journal

Widow cleared to use late husband’s sperm for IVF | Press and Journal

A widow has won a landmark legal battle that will allow her to have IVF treatment using her late husband’s sperm after a ruling by a panel of Scottish judges. Read full article: Widow cleared to use late husband’s sper...→

Pete Wishart on drug deaths: 'If this isn't a public health emergency, I don't know what is'  | Press and Journal

Pete Wishart on drug deaths: 'If this isn't a public health emergency, I don't know what is'  | Press and Journal

Scotland's drug deaths figures are expected to be "as bad if not worse" compared to a record high seen last year, chairman of the Scottish Affairs Committee Pe [...] Read full article: Pete Wishart on drug deaths: 'If this is...→

Shetland FAI: Inquiry closes hearing 'pilot error' caused fatal helicopter crash | Press and Journal

Shetland FAI: Inquiry closes hearing 'pilot error' caused fatal helicopter crash | Press and Journal

Pilot error ultimately led to a horror helicopter crash off Shetland – killing four passengers on the tragic day – a fatal accident inquiry was told on its fin [...] Read full article: Shetland FAI: Inquiry closes hearing 'pi...→

Sturgeon urges students not to visit pubs this weekend to curb university outbreaks | Press and Journal

Sturgeon urges students not to visit pubs this weekend to curb university outbreaks | Press and Journal

The first minister said she was “sorry” for students in student accommodation as she advises them not to visit pubs and households. Read full article: Sturgeon urges students not to visit pub...→

Fan view: Tiago Tomas' finish showed strength Sporting possess as Aberdeen suffer another Europa League near miss | Press and Journal

Fan view: Tiago Tomas' finish showed strength Sporting possess as Aberdeen suffer another Europa League near miss | Press and Journal

Whatever heart Aberdeen took from the news that Sporting would need to raid their youth team to pad out a squad hit hard by Covid-19 will have been put into co [...] Read full article: Fan view: Tiago Tomas' finish showed str...→

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes - Players responded really well to early disappointment in Lisbon defeat | Press and Journal

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes - Players responded really well to early disappointment in Lisbon defeat | Press and Journal

Derek McInnes believes his side can be proud of pushing Sporting to the limit after the Portuguese club ended Aberdeen’s Europa League campaign in Lisbon last [...] Read full article: Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes - Players re...→

Delays expected on A90 as resurfacing project at Stonehaven begins | Press and Journal

Delays expected on A90 as resurfacing project at Stonehaven begins | Press and Journal

Motorists are being advised to expect delays as a major resurfacing project gets under way near Stonehaven. Read full article: Delays expected on A90 as resurfacing pr...→

Catherine Deveney: Dance’s beauty and perfected movements are a shocking counterfoil to power abuse | Press and Journal

Catherine Deveney: Dance’s beauty and perfected movements are a shocking counterfoil to power abuse | Press and Journal

The one-minute video is mesmerising. Viewed more than 20 million times on social media, it shows 11-year-old Anthony dancing barefoot in the rain of Lagos, Nig [...] Read full article: Catherine Deveney: Dance’s beauty and pe...→

Highland community group install sanitiser stations to help keep community safe | Press and Journal

Highland community group install sanitiser stations to help keep community safe | Press and Journal

A Highland community group is working to keep people safe from Covid-19 by installing hand sanitiser stations along the A82. Read full article: Highland community group install sanitis...→

Conservatives launch bid to take back control of Moray Council with huge overhaul | Press and Journal

Conservatives launch bid to take back control of Moray Council with huge overhaul | Press and Journal

Moray Council’s Conservative councillors have launched an attempt to seize back control of the authority to push through an overhaul they say will improve deci [...] Read full article: Conservatives launch bid to take back co...→

Former leader of Speyside Scouts group embezzled more than £1,400 | Press and Journal

Former leader of Speyside Scouts group embezzled more than £1,400 | Press and Journal

A former Scout leader in Moray has been ordered to start saving money to repay the £1,433 she embezzled from the group. Read full article: Former leader of Speyside Scouts group e...→

New changes in store for town centre Scotmid shops | Press and Journal

New changes in store for town centre Scotmid shops | Press and Journal

Scotland’s largest independent co-operative is considering changes to the “food-to-go” offering in its city and town centres stores after a fall in sandwich an [...] Read full article: New changes in store for town centre Sco...→

Students urged not to go to pubs as Covid-19 clusters continue to break out in halls of residences | Press and Journal

Students urged not to go to pubs as Covid-19 clusters continue to break out in halls of residences | Press and Journal

Students have been ordered to live under tough new guidelines amid warnings they may not be able to return home for Christmas if outbreaks at campuses are not [...] Read full article: Students urged not to go to pubs as Covi...→

Virtual Founder's Day held for the first time in Aberdeen school's 86-year history | Press and Journal

Virtual Founder's Day held for the first time in Aberdeen school's 86-year history | Press and Journal

For the first time in its 86-year history, Robert Gordon’s College in Aberdeen has celebrated its annual Founder’s Day tradition in a different way. Read full article: Virtual Founder's Day held for the first...→

Analysis: Has Rishi Sunak lost his magic touch? | Press and Journal

Analysis: Has Rishi Sunak lost his magic touch? | Press and Journal

The Treasury has been something of a Ministry of Magic under Rishi Sunak - whatever the issue, this Chancellor has been ready to pull the proverbial rabbit out [...] Read full article: Analysis: Has Rishi Sunak lost his magic...→

Winter economy plan: Rishi Sunak aiming to save jobs and businesses from Covid second wave | Press and Journal

Winter economy plan: Rishi Sunak aiming to save jobs and businesses from Covid second wave | Press and Journal

Rishi Sunak has announced a multibillion-pound package of support for the economy in an attempt to avoid mass redundancies this winter. Read full article: Winter economy plan: Rishi Sunak aiming ...→

Enchanting Arran - Places to visit around 'Miniature Scotland' | Press and Journal

Enchanting Arran - Places to visit around 'Miniature Scotland' | Press and Journal

Ranging from lush countryside, to dramatic mountainous highlands, Arran really does live up to its nickname of ‘Scotland in Miniature’. Attracting millions of [...] Read full article: Enchanting Arran - Places to visit aroun...→

MPs defeated in Lords over food standards deals | Press and Journal

MPs defeated in Lords over food standards deals | Press and Journal

The UK Government has been heavily defeated in the Lords over a cross-party move to guarantee high food standards post-Brexit. Read full article: MPs defeated in Lords over food standard...→

The five Sporting players who could make the difference in Europe League qualifying battle with Aberdeen | Press and Journal

The five Sporting players who could make the difference in Europe League qualifying battle with Aberdeen | Press and Journal

Aberdeen take on Sporting in Lisbon tonight for a chance to play in the Europa League qualifying play-off round for the first time in Derek McInnes' managerial [...] Read full article: The five Sporting players who could make...→

McInnes backs departing Don McKenna show his worth in England | Press and Journal

McInnes backs departing Don McKenna show his worth in England | Press and Journal

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes insists Scott McKenna is worth more than the £3million Nottingham Forest have paid up front for the defender and has backed the [...] Read full article: McInnes backs departing Don McKenna show...→

Stunning coastal locations featured in new short film whose creator hopes to help hard-hit tourism businesses | Press and Journal

Stunning coastal locations featured in new short film whose creator hopes to help hard-hit tourism businesses | Press and Journal

Picturesque beauty spots in the Highlands are being featured as part of a new short film released to help businesses promote Scotland post-lockdown. Read full article: Stunning coastal locations featured in n...→

Private hire drivers call for clarity over Aberdeen bus gate use after 'hundreds of pounds in fines' issued | Press and Journal

Private hire drivers call for clarity over Aberdeen bus gate use after 'hundreds of pounds in fines' issued | Press and Journal

Struggling private hire taxi drivers have called for Aberdeen City Council to provide clarity over its current rules after being handed "hundreds of pounds in [...] Read full article: Private hire drivers call for clarity ov...→

Scotland 'owes debt of gratitude' to its educators during pandemic, claims teaching council | Press and Journal

University and college lecturers and teachers at both primary and secondary schools have been commended for their "commitment and resilience" during the resurg [...] Read full article: Scotland 'owes debt of gratitude' to its...→

TRAVEL: Sampling the delights of wonderful Windermere | Press and Journal

TRAVEL: Sampling the delights of wonderful Windermere | Press and Journal

As a gentle antidote to the rigours of daily life – and the busy streets outside – taking afternoon tea in the sedate lounge of a luxurious hotel, watching peo [...] Read full article: TRAVEL: Sampling the delights of wonderf...→

Man tried to bite officer's thigh in 'violent' police van struggle | Press and Journal

Man tried to bite officer's thigh in 'violent' police van struggle | Press and Journal

An Aberdeen man has been jailed after a “violent” struggle with officers in the back of a police van. Read full article: Man tried to bite officer's thigh in 'vi...→

Pub boss hopes to change Aberdeen's 'virus city' image with new bar-tracking technology | Press and Journal

Pub boss hopes to change Aberdeen's 'virus city' image with new bar-tracking technology | Press and Journal

A Granite City nightclub owner hopes to help shed Aberdeen’s "virus city" reputation with the launch of a new bar-tracker mobile phone app. Read full article: Pub boss hopes to change Aberdeen's 'vir...→

Group who saved Moray community centre from closure receives cash boost | Press and Journal

Group who saved Moray community centre from closure receives cash boost | Press and Journal

A community group that rescued Cullen Community and Residential Centre from the brink of closure has received a cash boost. Read full article: Group who saved Moray community centre f...→

Ian Blackford to give up controversial and lucrative business position 15 months after agreeing to | Press and Journal

Ian Blackford to give up controversial and lucrative business position 15 months after agreeing to | Press and Journal

SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford is to resign from a controversial, £38,967-a-year business position in March - more than a year after promising to do so. Read full article: Ian Blackford to give up controversial a...→

Labour leader Keir Starmer's TV address overshadowed by independence referendum remark | Press and Journal

Labour leader Keir Starmer's TV address overshadowed by independence referendum remark | Press and Journal

Keir Starmer's calls for a coronavirus "Plan B" have been overshadowed after the Labour leader reignited a party row over Scottish independence. Read full article: Labour leader Keir Starmer's TV address ...→

Indyref2: Keir Starmer agrees if SNP win majority they have mandate for referendum | Press and Journal

Indyref2: Keir Starmer agrees if SNP win majority they have mandate for referendum | Press and Journal

Keir Starmer has repeated his belief that the SNP "will have a mandate" for an independence referendum if they win a majority at Holyrood, setting him on a col [...] Read full article: Indyref2: Keir Starmer agrees if SNP win...→

Coronavirus in universities: Party plea to students as Scotland records highest-ever daily Covid count | Press and Journal

Coronavirus in universities: Party plea to students as Scotland records highest-ever daily Covid count | Press and Journal

Hundreds of students across Scotland have been told to self-isolate amid a growing coronavirus outbreak in university halls on the day the country recorded its [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in universities: Party plea ...→

Villagers stunned as huge tropical fish washes ashore on north beach

Villagers stunned as huge tropical fish washes ashore on north beach

The UK Government is being urged to set cost reduction targets for renewable hydrogen in order to provide cheap energy for consumers. Read full article: Villagers stunned as huge tropical fish ...→

North family fundraising for life-enhancing electric wheelchair bike for James | Press and Journal

North family fundraising for life-enhancing electric wheelchair bike for James | Press and Journal

A north family has launched a fundraiser to buy an electric bike to support a disabled man through the pandemic and beyond. Read full article: North family fundraising for life-enhanc...→

Elgin defender Cooper bemoans lack of crowds for Caley Thistle double header | Press and Journal

Elgin defender Cooper bemoans lack of crowds for Caley Thistle double header | Press and Journal

Elgin City defender Matthew Cooper feels the upcoming friendly double header against Caley Thistle will be a much-changed spectacle without supporters. Read full article: Elgin defender Cooper bemoans lack of cr...→

Brunch Box: Buddha Bowl | Press and Journal

Brunch Box: Buddha Bowl | Press and Journal

Easy to make and incredibly nutritious, this Buddha Bowl is a tasty treat that can anyone can eat and keep them full until dinner time. Read full article: Brunch Box: Buddha Bowl | Press and Jour...→

'Significant increase' in community funding applications across Grampian and Highlands during pandemic | Press and Journal

'Significant increase' in community funding applications across Grampian and Highlands during pandemic | Press and Journal

A Scottish charity has announced it received a “significant increase” in community funding applications over the last six months across Grampian and the Highla [...] Read full article: 'Significant increase' in community fund...→

Burger chain starts £1m fund for potato growers | Press and Journal

Burger chain starts £1m fund for potato growers | Press and Journal

McDonald’s has launched a £1 million fund to help British potato growers improve the sustainability of their businesses. Read full article: Burger chain starts £1m fund for potato ...→

Recommendations show 'complete disregard for students’ mental health and wellbeing', union claims | Press and Journal

Recommendations show 'complete disregard for students’ mental health and wellbeing', union claims | Press and Journal

The national body which oversees student unions across Scotland's universities has criticised the laying of blame at the feet of students returning to campus t [...] Read full article: Recommendations show 'complete disregard...→

Don't 'sacrifice' oil leak-hit Gartly School to 'balance books', beg parents | Press and Journal

Don't 'sacrifice' oil leak-hit Gartly School to 'balance books', beg parents | Press and Journal

Parents have begged Aberdeenshire Council not to “sacrifice” a rural primary school that shut because of an oil leak almost two years ago in order to “balance [...] Read full article: Don't 'sacrifice' oil leak-hit Gartly Sc...→

Fears Moray's most vulnerable are being 'forgotten' during pandemic | Press and Journal

Fears Moray's most vulnerable are being 'forgotten' during pandemic | Press and Journal

A charity is pressing for changes to Moray Council’s response to the coronavirus pandemic amid claims some vulnerable people have been “forgotten about” until [...] Read full article: Fears Moray's most vulnerable are being ...→

Mother of man left padlocked dead inside Aberdeen council flat 'amazed' as watchdog rules out investigation | Press and Journal

Mother of man left padlocked dead inside Aberdeen council flat 'amazed' as watchdog rules out investigation | Press and Journal

A grieving mother claims she has "nowhere left to turn" in her fight for justice after Aberdeen City Council was cleared of failing her dead son as a vulnerabl [...] Read full article: Mother of man left padlocked dead inside...→

Wholesaler says relabelling beef a case of human error | Press and Journal

Wholesaler says relabelling beef a case of human error | Press and Journal

The food wholesaler Booker, which is owned by Tesco, has admitted relabelling Uruguayan beef – but claimed it was a case of “human error” and not common practi [...] Read full article: Wholesaler says relabelling beef a case ...→

Coronavirus: Tesco follows Morrisons by introducing limits on key items to prevent panic buying | Press and Journal

Coronavirus: Tesco follows Morrisons by introducing limits on key items to prevent panic buying | Press and Journal

Supermarket giant Tesco has followed Morrisons by limiting the numbers of key items customers can purchase to stop people from panic buying. Read full article: Coronavirus: Tesco follows Morrisons by ...→

SPONSORED: Top things to see and do this October | Press and Journal

SPONSORED: Top things to see and do this October | Press and Journal

As the school October holidays approach, so does the opportunity to spend time with your family, enjoying new and exciting experiences. Read full article: SPONSORED: Top things to see and do this...→

Rugby: New presidents take reins at Aberdeen's top two clubs | Press and Journal

Rugby: New presidents take reins at Aberdeen's top two clubs | Press and Journal

Aberdeen’s top two rugby clubs may not have met in any kind of competition since the turn of the century, but in one aspect of the game they shared common grou [...] Read full article: Rugby: New presidents take reins at Aber...→

SPONSORED: The housebuilder that gives buyers full control of their new home’s floor plan | Press and Journal

SPONSORED: The housebuilder that gives buyers full control of their new home’s floor plan | Press and Journal

There are not many housing developers that will let you remove internal walls as they help you to design your dream home – but Claymore Homes give you full con [...] Read full article: SPONSORED: The housebuilder that gives b...→

Tesco introducing limits on bulk buying as shoppers start stocking up | Press and Journal

Tesco introducing limits on bulk buying as shoppers start stocking up | Press and Journal

Tesco has implemented restrictions on the number of items people can purchase at stores to prevent stock supplies running out. Read full article: Tesco introducing limits on bulk buying ...→

Discarded tag from golden eagle that ‘disappeared’ shows lengths raptor killers will go to conceal crime, RSPB claim | Press and Journal

Discarded tag from golden eagle that ‘disappeared’ shows lengths raptor killers will go to conceal crime, RSPB claim | Press and Journal

A satellite tag belonging to a golden eagle which dissapeared has been uncovered in a Perthshire river displaying the lengths raptor killers will go to conceal [...] Read full article: Discarded tag from golden eagle that ‘di...→

Police appeal to trace driver of van involved in north-east crash | Press and Journal

Police appeal to trace driver of van involved in north-east crash | Press and Journal

Officers are appealing on the public to help them trace the driver of a van involved in a north-east crash. Read full article: Police appeal to trace driver of van inv...→

Jim Hunter: An empire Scots built and benefited from | Press and Journal

Jim Hunter: An empire Scots built and benefited from | Press and Journal

Much of the recent increase in support for Scottish independence, according to polling expert John Curtice, comes from people who, though they backed a continu [...] Read full article: Jim Hunter: An empire Scots built and be...→

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Latest news from across Moray, including Elgin, Buckie, Forres and Fochabers Read full article: Moray news...→

Van driver fined after mounting the pavement and striking pedestrian in Aberdeen city centre | Press and Journal

Van driver fined after mounting the pavement and striking pedestrian in Aberdeen city centre | Press and Journal

A woman was left with a broken hip and difficulty walking after being struck by a van which mounted a pavement in Aberdeen city centre. Read full article: Van driver fined after mounting the pave...→

Shinty body to tackle threats of depopulation and second homes | Press and Journal

Shinty body to tackle threats of depopulation and second homes | Press and Journal

The rise of second homes and depopulation are threatening the sustainability of shinty in one of its key areas, a report has highlighted. Read full article: Shinty body to tackle threats of depopul...→

Aberdeenshire Council £7.1 million over budget in 'stark reminder' of pandemic's impact on local authority finances | Press and Journal

New figures showing Aberdeenshire Council went more than £7 million over budget in the months of April, May and June are a “stark reminder” of the pandemic’s i [...] Read full article: Aberdeenshire Council £7.1 million over ...→

Aberdeen on track to beat 2,000 council house building target by 2022, resources chief claims | Press and Journal

Aberdeen on track to beat 2,000 council house building target by 2022, resources chief claims | Press and Journal

Aberdeen Council’s resources director Steve Whyte has revealed the pandemic has left the local authority’s housebuilding in good stead – and an expectation of [...] Read full article: Aberdeen on track to beat 2,000 council ...→

Ed Davey: Lib Dems leave door open to cross-party union coalition to stop SNP | Press and Journal

Ed Davey: Lib Dems leave door open to cross-party union coalition to stop SNP | Press and Journal

Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey has left the door open to working with other parties at May's Holyrood elections in order to stop an SNP majority. Read full article: Ed Davey: Lib Dems leave door open to cr...→

Bord na Gaidhlig: MSPs accuse Scottish Government of failing to avert 'shambles' | Press and Journal

Bord na Gaidhlig: MSPs accuse Scottish Government of failing to avert 'shambles' | Press and Journal

Scottish Government officials have been accused by MSPs of failing to prevent Scotland’s Gaelic quango’s descent into “crisis” and failing to react to concerns [...] Read full article: Bord na Gaidhlig: MSPs accuse Scottish G...→

North-east councillor calls for axed coastal celebrations to take place next year instead | Press and Journal

North-east councillor calls for axed coastal celebrations to take place next year instead | Press and Journal

A north-east councillor is calling for events celebrating the Scottish coast to be rolled into next year to help boost local tourism. Read full article: North-east councillor calls for axed coa...→

Chancellor's Winter Economy Plan 'won't go far enough to save hospitality jobs and businesses' | Press and Journal

Chancellor's Winter Economy Plan 'won't go far enough to save hospitality jobs and businesses' | Press and Journal

After Rishi Sunak announced a range of measures aimed at protecting jobs and businesses over the winter, industry bodies in Scotland say it falls short. Read full article: Chancellor's Winter Economy Plan 'won't ...→

Scott Begbie: When Action Man starred in the Wes Craven version of Toy Story | Press and Journal

Scott Begbie: When Action Man starred in the Wes Craven version of Toy Story | Press and Journal

Take, for example, Kit Harington – he of Jon Snow fame from Game Of Thrones – talking recently about his “gender fluid” upbringing. He would ask for an Action [...] Read full article: Scott Begbie: When Action Man starred in...→

‘It’s time to toughen up on livestock worrying’ | Press and Journal

‘It’s time to toughen up on livestock worrying’ | Press and Journal

Tougher penalties and better education about responsible dog ownership are needed to tackling the growing problem of livestock worrying. Read full article: ‘It’s time to toughen up on livestock wo...→

Cove Rangers Women join forces with Westdyke Ladies ahead of new Championship season | Press and Journal

Cove Rangers Women join forces with Westdyke Ladies ahead of new Championship season | Press and Journal

Cove Rangers FC Women have amalgamated with Westdyke Ladies ahead of the new SWFL Championship (North) campaign after struggling for volunteers and players. Read full article: Cove Rangers Women join forces with West...→

Emergency services called to two-vehicle crash on A92

Emergency services called to two-vehicle crash on A92

The incident happened just before 8am this morning near Garthdee, on the A92 Aberdeen to Stonehaven road.... A police spokesman said: “Around 8am, officers wer [...] Read full article: Emergency services called to two-vehicle...→

Tributes to wrestling legend who was big part of WWF popularity boom in the UK | Press and Journal

Tributes to wrestling legend who was big part of WWF popularity boom in the UK | Press and Journal

When the WWF American pro-wrestling craze swept the UK in the early 1990s there was no bigger, or badder, tag team than the fearsome Legion of Doom. Read full article: Tributes to wrestling legend who was big...→

Highland MSP attacks 'unacceptable' waiting times for mental health services | Press and Journal

Highland MSP attacks 'unacceptable' waiting times for mental health services | Press and Journal

A health boss has apologised for "unacceptable" waiting times for mental health care after it was revealed people in Caithness can sometimes wait nearly two ye [...] Read full article: Highland MSP attacks 'unacceptable' wait...→

Ross County braced for Scottish football's winter storm, says Kettlewell | Press and Journal

Ross County braced for Scottish football's winter storm, says Kettlewell | Press and Journal

Ross County manager Stuart Kettlewell says the Staggies have a robust structure in place to cope with the challenging winter months that lie ahead. Read full article: Ross County braced for Scottish football...→

Union concerns over redundancies at Inverness College | Press and Journal

Union concerns over redundancies at Inverness College | Press and Journal

An education union has raised concerns about the threat of compulsory redundancies among lecturers at Inverness College. Read full article: Union concerns over redundancies at Inve...→

Aberdeen need to scale new heights in Lisbon to create Europa League shock | Press and Journal

Aberdeen need to scale new heights in Lisbon to create Europa League shock | Press and Journal

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes believes his “need to have the game of our lives” against Sporting Clube de Portugal in the Europa League tonight. Read full article: Aberdeen need to scale new heights in Li...→

Students urged to follow strict rules to prevent spread of coronavirus as hundreds forced to self-isolate in halls | Press and Journal

Students urged to follow strict rules to prevent spread of coronavirus as hundreds forced to self-isolate in halls | Press and Journal

Students are being urged to stick to the Scottish Government's lockdown rules in a bid to prevent the resurgent coronavirus pandemic from wreaking havoc across [...] Read full article: Students urged to follow strict rules to...→

Shop at popular historic attraction wins award up against international opposition | Press and Journal

Shop at popular historic attraction wins award up against international opposition | Press and Journal

The Guardians of Culloden Battlefield have fought off stiff competition from international curators to win a top prize. Read full article: Shop at popular historic attraction wins...→

Posties' superhero shirts campaign delivers funds to buy bench for Inverurie Hospital | Press and Journal

Posties' superhero shirts campaign delivers funds to buy bench for Inverurie Hospital | Press and Journal

Postal workers in Inverurie have managed to pull together funds for a new bench to be used by patients at their local hospital after a superhero-themed effort. Read full article: Posties' superhero shirts campaign deliv...→

Hate Crime Bill: Humza Yousaf concession a 'step in the right direction' | Press and Journal

Hate Crime Bill: Humza Yousaf concession a 'step in the right direction' | Press and Journal

Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has admitted a controversial Hate Crime Bill could lead to "self-censorship", as he announced the bill will now only prosecute t [...] Read full article: Hate Crime Bill: Humza Yousaf concession...→

John Swinney clashes with Tory MSP over safety of Aberdeen schools during coronavirus pandemic | Press and Journal

John Swinney clashes with Tory MSP over safety of Aberdeen schools during coronavirus pandemic | Press and Journal

Education Secretary John Swinney has accused a North East MSP of “reckless” language for saying Aberdeen pupils and teachers are at risk from the coronavirus. Read full article: John Swinney clashes with Tory MSP over ...→

Convenience store opens in Moray care home garden to recreate shopping experience | Press and Journal

Convenience store opens in Moray care home garden to recreate shopping experience | Press and Journal

Residents at a Moray care home have overcome coronavirus restrictions by opening a corner shop in a garden summer house. Read full article: Convenience store opens in Moray care ho...→

Ken Macintosh: Holyrood will suffer from the loss of independent-minded MSPs | Press and Journal

Ken Macintosh: Holyrood will suffer from the loss of independent-minded MSPs | Press and Journal

Holyrood's presiding officer talks about his personal life and political career as he prepares to step down with "no regrets at all". Read full article: Ken Macintosh: Holyrood will suffer from...→

Golf: Ladies Scottish Open place silver lining from a bleak 2020, says Hannah McCook | Press and Journal

Golf: Ladies Scottish Open place silver lining from a bleak 2020, says Hannah McCook | Press and Journal

Nethy Bridge golfer Hannah McCook says securing a place at next year’s Ladies Scottish Open is a silver lining from an otherwise bleak 2020. Read full article: Golf: Ladies Scottish Open place silver ...→

Striker Oli Shaw eager to make starting claim for Ross County | Press and Journal

Striker Oli Shaw eager to make starting claim for Ross County | Press and Journal

Oli Shaw is ready to stake his claim for a starting place following a disrupted start to his Ross County career. Read full article: Striker Oli Shaw eager to make starting ...→

Ross County boss Stuart Kettlewell knows they're preparing for tough Aberdeen test | Press and Journal

Ross County boss Stuart Kettlewell knows they're preparing for tough Aberdeen test | Press and Journal

Ross County manager Stuart Kettlewell insists he is preparing to face the Aberdeen side which recently clocked up six straight wins. Read full article: Ross County boss Stuart Kettlewell knows...→

Former Grand Slam tennis player Bobby Wilson dies aged 84 | Press and Journal

A Junior British champion by the age of 15, Bobby Wilson went on to play in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon four times. Read full article: Former Grand Slam tennis player Bobby Wi...→

Father and son dismayed as Apple is accused of 'discriminating against people with disabilities' | Press and Journal

Father and son dismayed as Apple is accused of 'discriminating against people with disabilities' | Press and Journal

Apple's decision to ban people who aren't able to wear face coverings in their store has left an Aberdeen father and son sickened and a legal firm planning to [...] Read full article: Father and son dismayed as Apple is accu...→

Justice secretary gives Kevin Mcleod family hope over changes in police complaint handling | Press and Journal

Justice secretary gives Kevin Mcleod family hope over changes in police complaint handling | Press and Journal

The justice secretary has told the family of a Highland man found dead in mysterious circumstances that “sensible and proportionate steps” would be taken regar [...] Read full article: Justice secretary gives Kevin Mcleod fam...→

Highland Hospice launches Always in Our Hearts’ project to remember lost ones | Press and Journal

Highland Hospice launches Always in Our Hearts’ project to remember lost ones | Press and Journal

Highland Hospice is to launch a creative initiative to give people an opportunity to remember the life of someone special to them. Read full article: Highland Hospice launches Always in Our ...→

Hysteria Aberdeen and AUSA Disability Forum banding together this weekend to protest the deportation of an autistic man to Jamaica | Press and Journal

Hysteria Aberdeen and AUSA Disability Forum banding together this weekend to protest the deportation of an autistic man to Jamaica | Press and Journal

A demonstration is taking place today to raise awareness of the plight of 21-year-old Osime Brown who faces deportation back to Jamaica - a country he hasn't b [...] Read full article: Hysteria Aberdeen and AUSA Disability Fo...→

Higher education bosses promise support as students fear being stigmatised over spike in virus cases | Press and Journal

Higher education bosses promise support as students fear being stigmatised over spike in virus cases | Press and Journal

University and college chiefs across the region are putting in place packages of both pastoral and academic support for students experiencing a far-from-normal [...] Read full article: Higher education bosses promise support ...→

Letters from Lockdown project reveals Highland children's experience of coronavirus crisis | Press and Journal

Letters from Lockdown project reveals Highland children's experience of coronavirus crisis | Press and Journal

A revealing selection of letters written by Highland youngsters during lockdown is to become an online resource for educators and a legacy for children of the [...] Read full article: Letters from Lockdown project reveals Hi...→

Western Isles nursery shuts and care home visits suspended due to staff coming in contact with positive coronavirus cases | Press and Journal

Western Isles nursery shuts and care home visits suspended due to staff coming in contact with positive coronavirus cases | Press and Journal

A Western Isles nursery has been shut and a care home has suspended visiting after staff were identified as close contacts to three positive coronavirus cases. Read full article: Western Isles nursery shuts and care hom...→

Digital pest and disease risk indicator launched for farmers | Press and Journal

Digital pest and disease risk indicator launched for farmers | Press and Journal

A new digital tool to help growers and agronomists predict the likelihood of pest and disease outbreaks on farms has launched. Read full article: Digital pest and disease risk indicator ...→

Man charged following assault outside Highland supermarket | Press and Journal

Man charged following assault outside Highland supermarket | Press and Journal

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was charged in connection with an alleged assault outside a Highland supermarket. Read full article: Man charged following assault outside Hi...→

Kirsty Blackman: Aberdeen MP shares mental health struggles and says 'it is okay not to be okay' | Press and Journal

Kirsty Blackman: Aberdeen MP shares mental health struggles and says 'it is okay not to be okay' | Press and Journal

Aberdeen North MP Kirsty Blackman has opened up about suffering from depression, urging others to seek help if they are in the same situation. Read full article: Kirsty Blackman: Aberdeen MP shares ment...→

Step back in time: Stonehaven | Press and Journal

Step back in time: Stonehaven | Press and Journal

We have opened up our extensive archives to shine a light on photographs from Stonehaven of yesteryear to give a flavour of life in the town over the years. Read full article: Step back in time: Stonehaven | Press an...→

Robertson hopes to benefit from downtime ahead of Caley Jags' return to action | Press and Journal

Robertson hopes to benefit from downtime ahead of Caley Jags' return to action | Press and Journal

Caley Thistle manager John Robertson insists football could not have been further from his mind during the depths of the six-month summer shutdown. Read full article: Robertson hopes to benefit from downtime...→

Whisky collected by man who did not like the drink to be auctioned for £3.9m | Press and Journal

Whisky collected by man who did not like the drink to be auctioned for £3.9m | Press and Journal

A £3.9 million whisky collection of 9,000 bottles built up by a man who initially did not enjoy the drink is to go on sale in an online auction. Read full article: Whisky collected by man who did not like...→

Driving tests to resume in Moray town while fire station test centre remains out of bounds | Press and Journal

Driving tests to resume in Moray town while fire station test centre remains out of bounds | Press and Journal

A temporary driving test centre will be opened in a Moray town to cut the backlog of assessments that has built up while its permanent base remaining out of bo [...] Read full article: Driving tests to resume in Moray town wh...→

Highland man snared by paedophile hunters avoids jail sentence | Press and Journal

Highland man snared by paedophile hunters avoids jail sentence | Press and Journal

A 60-year-old man who was snared by paedophile hunters after he sent sexual communications to what he thought was a 13-year-old girl has been punished by unpai [...] Read full article: Highland man snared by paedophile hunter...→

Public urged against hosting their own bonfire night celebrations after cancellations of events across Scotland | Press and Journal

Public urged against hosting their own bonfire night celebrations after cancellations of events across Scotland | Press and Journal

People have been urged not to hold their own makeshift bonfire night celebrations to make up for the cancellation of major annual events across the north and n [...] Read full article: Public urged against hosting their own b...→

Struggling performing arts venues in Grampian and Highlands handed funding lifeline | Press and Journal

Struggling performing arts venues in Grampian and Highlands handed funding lifeline | Press and Journal

Struggling performing arts venues across Grampian and the Highlands and islands have been handed a funding lifeline by the Scottish Government. Read full article: Struggling performing arts venues in Gra...→

Derek McInnes says Aberdeen didn't 'take advantage' of disciplined performance in Europa League qualifying defeat to Sporting | Press and Journal

Derek McInnes says Aberdeen didn't 'take advantage' of disciplined performance in Europa League qualifying defeat to Sporting | Press and Journal

Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes thinks his side failed to "take advantage" of a disciplined display in their 1-0 Europa League third qualifying round loss to Sport [...] Read full article: Derek McInnes says Aberdeen didn't 'take...→

Job support scheme: What does it cover, who is eligible and how has the business community reacted? | Press and Journal

Job support scheme: What does it cover, who is eligible and how has the business community reacted? | Press and Journal

Key among the new announcements unveiled by Rishi Sunak in his winter crisis plan is the creation of the new job support scheme as a successor to furlough. Read full article: Job support scheme: What does it cover, ...→

Case dropped as killing of Inverness-born teenager in Texas ruled 'self defense' by American grand jury | Press and Journal

Case dropped as killing of Inverness-born teenager in Texas ruled 'self defense' by American grand jury | Press and Journal

An American grand jury will not pursue charges against a gunman who killed an Inverness-born teenager after ruling he acted in self-defense. Read full article: Case dropped as killing of Inverness-bor...→

Winter economy plan: Key points to Rishi Sunak's announcement | Press and Journal

Winter economy plan: Key points to Rishi Sunak's announcement | Press and Journal

Rishi Sunak has unveiled his emergency job protection plan amid new Covid-19 restrictions, including the creation of a new job support scheme. Read full article: Winter economy plan: Key points to Rishi...→

Bus gate camera activated in Aberdeen city centre | Press and Journal

Bus gate camera activated in Aberdeen city centre | Press and Journal

A camera set up up to catch people driving through a bus gate on Aberdeen's Union Street has gone live. Read full article: Bus gate camera activated in Aberdeen ci...→

A Tomb with a View: Stories and glories of graveyards which pay homage to the dead | Press and Journal

A Tomb with a View: Stories and glories of graveyards which pay homage to the dead | Press and Journal

Peter Ross is the author of a new work which pays homage to the dead by highlighting the stories and glories of graveyards across the UK and Ireland. Read full article: A Tomb with a View: Stories and glories ...→

Aberdeen small business owners 'concerned' as new figures show Covid-19 footfall plunge | Press and Journal

Aberdeen small business owners 'concerned' as new figures show Covid-19 footfall plunge | Press and Journal

Aberdeen's small business owners have expressed concern over declining customer numbers, as new figures show footfall plunged by more than half during the city [...] Read full article: Aberdeen small business owners 'concerne...→

Angus Peter Campbell: Great discoveries to be made on doorstep | Press and Journal

Angus Peter Campbell: Great discoveries to be made on doorstep | Press and Journal

I’ve always admired inventors. As a child, whoever made those McCowan Toffee Bars and the penny chews we called Bumpers, and also the man who invented the stea [...] Read full article: Angus Peter Campbell: Great discoveries ...→

Fears internet issues in Moray schools may affect online learning | Press and Journal

Moray Council has been urged to ensure its school infrastructure is fit for online learning amid concerns it is struggling to cope. Read full article: Fears internet issues in Moray schools m...→

Alex Bell: Less podium and more talk needed with both ‘oracle’ leaders running out of road | Press and Journal

Alex Bell: Less podium and more talk needed with both ‘oracle’ leaders running out of road | Press and Journal

Incoherent rules mean we’ve lost. The aim of zero Covid-19 cases has slipped from view. Now Scotland balances economic and social concerns against medical ones [...] Read full article: Alex Bell: Less podium and more talk nee...→

Nicola Sturgeon urges councils to 'take very seriously' work from home advice after leaked memo from Aberdeen legal chief | Press and Journal

Nicola Sturgeon urges councils to 'take very seriously' work from home advice after leaked memo from Aberdeen legal chief | Press and Journal

A leaked legal briefing from Aberdeen City Council's top solicitor has prompted First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to urge all local authorities to heed work from [...] Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon urges councils to 'take ...→

Outdoor organisations want HIE plans for Cairngorm ski area to be made public | Press and Journal

Outdoor organisations want HIE plans for Cairngorm ski area to be made public | Press and Journal

A group of outdoor organisations says it fears Cairngorm ski centre owner Highlands and Island Enterprise (HIE) could waste public money on ‘costly and unsusta [...] Read full article: Outdoor organisations want HIE plans for...→

Hopeful outcome to a challenging year for north-east engineering business | Press and Journal

Hopeful outcome to a challenging year for north-east engineering business | Press and Journal

North-east engineering and service company SengS has insisted it will “come out the other side in a relatively strong position” after a challenging year. Read full article: Hopeful outcome to a challenging year fo...→

Questions remain about what prompted 'welcome U-turn' from Aberdeen licensing chief | Press and Journal

Questions remain about what prompted 'welcome U-turn' from Aberdeen licensing chief | Press and Journal

Questions are being asked of Aberdeen's under-fire licensing board chief after another premises had its application expedited using emergency powers this week. Read full article: Questions remain about what prompted 'we...→

VIDEO: Man arrested following incident in Elgin which sparked huge emergency response

VIDEO: Man arrested following incident in Elgin which sparked huge emergency response

A man has been arrested following an incident that sparked a huge emergency response in Elgin.... Numerous police cars and officers were seen in Pinefield this [...] Read full article: VIDEO: Man arrested following incident i...→

Lossiemouth East Beach bridge: Contracter appointed

Lossiemouth East Beach bridge: Contracter appointed

The project to replace the Lossiemouth East Beach bridge has taken a massive step forward, with a contractor appointed to spearhead the design process. Read full article: Lossiemouth East Beach bridge: Contracte...→

Large police presence in Elgin as emergency services deal with incident

Large police presence in Elgin as emergency services deal with incident

A road in the Pinefield area of Elgin has been cordoned off as emergency services including police in riot gear deal with an ongoing incident Read full article: Large police presence in Elgin as emerge...→

Brexit: Michael Gove says Scottish fish exports will be 'prioritised' in the event of chaos at ports | Press and Journal

Brexit: Michael Gove says Scottish fish exports will be 'prioritised' in the event of chaos at ports | Press and Journal

Lorries transporting fish and shellfish to the continent will be "prioritised" at UK ports following the end of the Brexit transition, Michael Gove has said. Read full article: Brexit: Michael Gove says Scottish fish ...→

Watkins off the mark as Dons beat 10-man Ross County in Dingwall | Press and Journal

Watkins off the mark as Dons beat 10-man Ross County in Dingwall | Press and Journal

Marley Watkins opened his account for Aberdeen as they beat Ross County 3-0 to move within two points of third placed Hibernian in the Scottish Premiership. Read full article: Watkins off the mark as Dons beat 10-man...→

North family fundraising for life-enhancing electric wheelchair bike for James | Press and Journal

North family fundraising for life-enhancing electric wheelchair bike for James | Press and Journal

A north family has launched a fundraiser to buy an electric bike to support a disabled man through the pandemic and beyond. Read full article: North family fundraising for life-enhanc...→

Former Aberdeen giftshop gets new lease on life | Press and Journal

Former Aberdeen giftshop gets new lease on life | Press and Journal

A former Aberdeen gift shop that has traded for more than five decades has been granted a new lease on life. Read full article: Former Aberdeen giftshop gets new lease ...→

Richard Gordon column: Entire Scottish season without fans is looking more and more likely | Press and Journal

Richard Gordon column: Entire Scottish season without fans is looking more and more likely | Press and Journal

The announcements by the Scottish Government this week made it clear that football teams are going to have to get used to playing in near-empty stadiums for th [...] Read full article: Richard Gordon column: Entire Scottish s...→

Ross County boss Stuart Kettlewell knows they're preparing for tough Aberdeen test | Press and Journal

Ross County boss Stuart Kettlewell knows they're preparing for tough Aberdeen test | Press and Journal

Ross County manager Stuart Kettlewell insists he is preparing to face the Aberdeen side which recently clocked up six straight wins. Read full article: Ross County boss Stuart Kettlewell knows...→

Brunch Box: Buddha Bowl | Press and Journal

Brunch Box: Buddha Bowl | Press and Journal

Easy to make and incredibly nutritious, this Buddha Bowl is a tasty treat that can anyone can eat and keep them full until dinner time. Read full article: Brunch Box: Buddha Bowl | Press and Jour...→

Students not to blame for rise in Covid-19 cases, say leaders | Press and Journal

Students not to blame for rise in Covid-19 cases, say leaders | Press and Journal

Students say they are being unfairly blamed for the rise in Covid-19 cases and are facing “unjustified” rules compared to the rest of the population. Read full article: Students not to blame for rise in Covid-...→

Former Grand Slam tennis player Bobby Wilson dies aged 84 | Press and Journal

A Junior British champion by the age of 15, Bobby Wilson went on to play in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon four times. Read full article: Former Grand Slam tennis player Bobby Wi...→

Step forward for Highland Wildlife Park's plans to create breeding centre to save wildcats | Press and Journal

Step forward for Highland Wildlife Park's plans to create breeding centre to save wildcats | Press and Journal

The Cairngorms National Park planning committee has approved plans for a breeding centre in the Highlands to offer a last chance for Scotland’s iconic wildcats [...] Read full article: Step forward for Highland Wildlife Park'...→

Justice secretary gives Kevin Mcleod family hope over changes in police complaint handling | Press and Journal

Justice secretary gives Kevin Mcleod family hope over changes in police complaint handling | Press and Journal

The justice secretary has told the family of a Highland man found dead in mysterious circumstances that “sensible and proportionate steps” would be taken regar [...] Read full article: Justice secretary gives Kevin Mcleod fam...→

Recommendations show 'complete disregard for students’ mental health and wellbeing', union claims | Press and Journal

Recommendations show 'complete disregard for students’ mental health and wellbeing', union claims | Press and Journal

The national body which oversees student unions across Scotland's universities has criticised the laying of blame at the feet of students returning to campus t [...] Read full article: Recommendations show 'complete disregard...→

Purple patch for pumpkin crops on Scottish farms | Press and Journal

Purple patch for pumpkin crops on Scottish farms | Press and Journal

A surge in the popularity of celebrating Halloween has delivered spin-off benefits for Scottish farmers. Read full article: Purple patch for pumpkin crops on Scotti...→

Hysteria Aberdeen and AUSA Disability Forum banding together this weekend to protest the deportation of an autistic man to Jamaica | Press and Journal

Hysteria Aberdeen and AUSA Disability Forum banding together this weekend to protest the deportation of an autistic man to Jamaica | Press and Journal

A demonstration is taking place today to raise awareness of the plight of 21-year-old Osime Brown who faces deportation back to Jamaica - a country he hasn't b [...] Read full article: Hysteria Aberdeen and AUSA Disability Fo...→

Fears Moray's most vulnerable are being 'forgotten' during pandemic | Press and Journal

Fears Moray's most vulnerable are being 'forgotten' during pandemic | Press and Journal

A charity is pressing for changes to Moray Council’s response to the coronavirus pandemic amid claims some vulnerable people have been “forgotten about” until [...] Read full article: Fears Moray's most vulnerable are being ...→

Higher education bosses promise support as students fear being stigmatised over spike in virus cases | Press and Journal

Higher education bosses promise support as students fear being stigmatised over spike in virus cases | Press and Journal

University and college chiefs across the region are putting in place packages of both pastoral and academic support for students experiencing a far-from-normal [...] Read full article: Higher education bosses promise support ...→

Report warns more woe about to land at Scottish airports | Press and Journal

Report warns more woe about to land at Scottish airports | Press and Journal

Scottish airports are facing a £100 million blow from Covid-19 and an end to tax-free shopping in 2021, a travel retailing report has warned. Read full article: Report warns more woe about to land at S...→

Widow cleared to use late husband’s sperm for IVF | Press and Journal

Widow cleared to use late husband’s sperm for IVF | Press and Journal

A widow has won a landmark legal battle that will allow her to have IVF treatment using her late husband’s sperm after a ruling by a panel of Scottish judges. Read full article: Widow cleared to use late husband’s sper...→

Digital pest and disease risk indicator launched for farmers | Press and Journal

Digital pest and disease risk indicator launched for farmers | Press and Journal

A new digital tool to help growers and agronomists predict the likelihood of pest and disease outbreaks on farms has launched. Read full article: Digital pest and disease risk indicator ...→

Coronavirus: Tesco follows Morrisons by introducing limits on key items to prevent panic buying | Press and Journal

Coronavirus: Tesco follows Morrisons by introducing limits on key items to prevent panic buying | Press and Journal

Supermarket giant Tesco has followed Morrisons by limiting the numbers of key items customers can purchase to stop people from panic buying. Read full article: Coronavirus: Tesco follows Morrisons by ...→

Rugby: New presidents take reins at Aberdeen's top two clubs | Press and Journal

Rugby: New presidents take reins at Aberdeen's top two clubs | Press and Journal

Aberdeen’s top two rugby clubs may not have met in any kind of competition since the turn of the century, but in one aspect of the game they shared common grou [...] Read full article: Rugby: New presidents take reins at Aber...→

Sturgeon urges students not to visit pubs this weekend to curb university outbreaks | Press and Journal

Sturgeon urges students not to visit pubs this weekend to curb university outbreaks | Press and Journal

The first minister said she was “sorry” for students in student accommodation as she advises them not to visit pubs and households. Read full article: Sturgeon urges students not to visit pub...→

Kirsty Blackman: Aberdeen MP shares mental health struggles and says 'it is okay not to be okay' | Press and Journal

Kirsty Blackman: Aberdeen MP shares mental health struggles and says 'it is okay not to be okay' | Press and Journal

Aberdeen North MP Kirsty Blackman has opened up about suffering from depression, urging others to seek help if they are in the same situation. Read full article: Kirsty Blackman: Aberdeen MP shares ment...→

Fan view: Tiago Tomas' finish showed strength Sporting possess as Aberdeen suffer another Europa League near miss | Press and Journal

Fan view: Tiago Tomas' finish showed strength Sporting possess as Aberdeen suffer another Europa League near miss | Press and Journal

Whatever heart Aberdeen took from the news that Sporting would need to raid their youth team to pad out a squad hit hard by Covid-19 will have been put into co [...] Read full article: Fan view: Tiago Tomas' finish showed str...→

Discarded tag from golden eagle that ‘disappeared’ shows lengths raptor killers will go to conceal crime, RSPB claim | Press and Journal

Discarded tag from golden eagle that ‘disappeared’ shows lengths raptor killers will go to conceal crime, RSPB claim | Press and Journal

A satellite tag belonging to a golden eagle which dissapeared has been uncovered in a Perthshire river displaying the lengths raptor killers will go to conceal [...] Read full article: Discarded tag from golden eagle that ‘di...→

Delays expected on A90 as resurfacing project at Stonehaven begins | Press and Journal

Delays expected on A90 as resurfacing project at Stonehaven begins | Press and Journal

Motorists are being advised to expect delays as a major resurfacing project gets under way near Stonehaven. Read full article: Delays expected on A90 as resurfacing pr...→

Robertson hopes to benefit from downtime ahead of Caley Jags' return to action | Press and Journal

Robertson hopes to benefit from downtime ahead of Caley Jags' return to action | Press and Journal

Caley Thistle manager John Robertson insists football could not have been further from his mind during the depths of the six-month summer shutdown. Read full article: Robertson hopes to benefit from downtime...→

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Latest news from across Moray, including Elgin, Buckie, Forres and Fochabers Read full article: Moray news...→

Catherine Deveney: Dance’s beauty and perfected movements are a shocking counterfoil to power abuse | Press and Journal

Catherine Deveney: Dance’s beauty and perfected movements are a shocking counterfoil to power abuse | Press and Journal

The one-minute video is mesmerising. Viewed more than 20 million times on social media, it shows 11-year-old Anthony dancing barefoot in the rain of Lagos, Nig [...] Read full article: Catherine Deveney: Dance’s beauty and pe...→

Whisky collected by man who did not like the drink to be auctioned for £3.9m | Press and Journal

Whisky collected by man who did not like the drink to be auctioned for £3.9m | Press and Journal

A £3.9 million whisky collection of 9,000 bottles built up by a man who initially did not enjoy the drink is to go on sale in an online auction. Read full article: Whisky collected by man who did not like...→

Shinty body to tackle threats of depopulation and second homes | Press and Journal

Shinty body to tackle threats of depopulation and second homes | Press and Journal

The rise of second homes and depopulation are threatening the sustainability of shinty in one of its key areas, a report has highlighted. Read full article: Shinty body to tackle threats of depopul...→