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Residents evacuated after blaze at Carmelite Hotel

Video footage shows flames coming from top floor before crews extinguish the fire.

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Inverness & Highlands news | The P&J

Part of Inverness city centre cordoned off after emergency services battle ‘open fire’

Smoke from the Market Brae Steps area of the city 'affected nearby properties'.

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Inverness & Highlands news | The P&J

Golfers get Gidi as Afro-Caribbean food comes to Newburgh

Gidi Grill, which also has a restaurant in Aberdeen's Union Street, has now taken up residency at the course.

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Inverness & Highlands news | The P&J

Gallery: Best moments as Aberdeen University graduations return to King’s College

More than 50 pictures of students as the sun shone on the Granite City.

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Inverness & Highlands news | The P&J

‘Heartbreak’ for Wick family as autistic son loses out on Euros mascot spot

Liam Bremner Arevalo was selected to walk out with Scotland at the tournament but never made it on to the pitch.

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Inverness & Highlands news | The P&J

Face-to-face apology for grieving mum after poorly handled probe into son’s police custody death

Sharon Fenty attended a meeting with the Crown Office hoping to find out why it took almost six years to refer her son Warren's case to Aberdeen Sheriff Court.

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Inverness & Highlands news | The P&J

Creme de la creme: Which north bakeries were named among the best in the world?

Shops from Aberdeen, the Highlands and Skye all made the cut.

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Funding worries could see proposed Dyce development miss out on affordable homes

Aberdeen City Council was in line to receive around £16million for the year to help deliver affordable housing, but the actual sum awarded was just over £12million.

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Construction costs crisis hits Dyce development – with warning affordable homes could be moved to Bucksburn

Barratt has been given an extra 12 months to secure cash to build the affordable housing at the Dyce site - or could have to take a financial hit by providing them in neighbouring Bucksburn.

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Jimmy Chung’s founder turning flats above former Aberdeen restaurant into serviced apartments

Businessman Chung Wong has lodged plans to breathe new life into the disused building, which was once home to a popular branch of his Chinese buffet empire.

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Appeal to trace 17-year-old girl missing from Elgin

Chelsea Phillipson, who was last seen on Sunday, June 23, may be in the Aberlour area.

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Firestarter jailed after he set Aberdeen flat blaze causing £27,000 damage

Jason Kuzmicki, 40, also appeared over a botched robbery attempt where he donned a balaclava pointed a knife at a female cashier.

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Inverness & Highlands news | The P&J

Motorcyclist, 63, dies after A9 crash in the Highlands

A 50-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Inverness & Highlands news | The P&J

Could school bus be the answer to Oban and Dunbeg traffic mayhem?

Pictures show gridlock at primary as cars jostle for position during drop-off times.

Aberdeen Live - frontpage

Stunning 18th century Aberdeenshire church converted into five-bed home on the market

The unique Old Kirk & Bistro property, set within the tranquil conservation village of Fordyce, offers the prestigious award-winning bistro, en-suite B&B accommodation and substantial residential living space.

Aberdeen Live - frontpage

BBC doctor tells viewers of 'three week' countdown over deadly infection

Recent UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) data shows cases of whooping cough continue to increase with 1,319 cases confirmed in March alone.

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Angus Peter Campbell: 50 years on from The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil, what has changed for the Highlands?

The sense of radical change in the Highland air during the mid-1970s needs to be revived.

Aberdeen Live - frontpage

Aberdeenshire river among secret wild swimming spots to cool off in as the UK sizzles

With a heatwave on the way, ditch crowded beaches in favour of wilderness lakes and pools, says Sarah Marshall.

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Man, 35, accused of deliberately setting fire to Elgin hotel

The fire took place at Ladyhill House on Hill Street and now a man has appeared in court accused of starting it.

Aberdeen Live - frontpage

Young Aberdeen musicians make a Big Noise during Barcelona visit

Maria Drelich and Sandra Janiszewska, who are both S3 pupils at Lochside Academy said they had an incredible time on the trip, which saw them work alongside more than 200 performers from across the world.