Brewdog boss gives heartbreaking update on his dad after cancer diagnosis

BREWDOG founder James Watt has shared a heartbreaking update on his dad following his cancer diagnosis. The beer tycoon revealed that his father is now receiving end-of-life care at Roxburghe House in Aberdeen. 3 James managed to take his father out to the Dorchester HotelCredit: Instagram 3 James was beaten twice by his father at … Read more

Scots council worker who embezzled £1m to spend on lavish holidays & shopping sprees JAILED

A CROOKED council employee who stole more than £1 million from a cash-strapped local authority has been jailed for four years. Michael Paterson exploited his role with Aberdeen City Council to embezzle a £1,087,444.47 from his employer over a 17-year period. 3 Michael Paterson embezzled more than £1m from Aberdeen City Council 3 The High … Read more

Scots holidaymakers face summer holiday chaos at airport security IN DAYS

Strike action at Aberdeen and Glasgow airports is “inevitable” said the Unite union after workers overwhelmingly voted to strike in a pay dispute. Unite confirmed the outcome of the vote today with strike action supported by 98.5 per cent of around 200 ICTS (UK) Limited workers at Glasgow. 3 Passengers face disruption at Glasgow AirportCredit: … Read more

Person hit by train on major line as ScotRail cancels services

A PERSON has been struck by a train on a major ScotRail line with late night rail services axed as a result. Network Rail confirmed this evening that journeys had been cancelled after a casualty on the tracks. 1 The incident took place near Broughty FerryCredit: Alamy The line between Dundee and Aberdeen has been closed while emergency services deal … Read more

Schoolgirl, 9, rushed to hospital after being hit by car on busy road

A SCHOOLGIRL has been rushed to hospital after she was struck by a car. The girl, nine, was knocked down on Burghmuir Drive in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, yesterday afternoon. 1 The girl was knocked down on Burghmuir Drive in Inverurie Emergency services raced to the scene after the alarm was raced at around 3.50pm. The youngster … Read more

Another UK airport scraps strict 100ml liquid rules in time for summer holidays

A REGIONAL airport in the UK has ditched the 100ml liquid rule – months before the June deadline. At most airports across the country, holidaymakers currently have to remove items, such as liquids and electronics, from their hand luggage when going through airport security. 2 Aberdeen International Airport will become the third airport in the UK to … Read more

Fury over “ridiculous” £7 departure fee for passengers at Scots airport

AIRPORT bosses have been branded “greedy” over a controversial new departure charge for travellers. From the start of next month anyone catching a taxi at Aberdeen Airport will be hit with a £7 fee. 3 Bosses at Aberdeen Airport are introducing the new £7 departure feeCredit: Alamy 3 Airport cabbies are unhappy about the new … Read more

When a trawler blew up in Hong Kong’s Aberdeen harbour, killing three marine police officers and injuring 10

When a trawler blew up in Hong Kong’s Aberdeen harbour, killing three marine police officers and injuring 10 “A Marine officer was killed yesterday when the trawler he was inspecting blew up in Aberdeen,” reported the South China Morning Post on April 7, 1977. “And last night two of the three Marine assistants accompanying him … Read more

Scots airports issue major update on end to 100ml security rule

SCOTS airport bosses have issued a major update regarding the end to the rule on taking liquids through security. Holiday-bound travellers currently have to take all liquids and electronic devices from their bags while going through checkpoints. 5 New technology will mean the end to the 100ml liquids ruleCredit: Getty 5 New advanced scanners are … Read more

Scottish Tory leader & footie linesman Douglas Ross reveals how managers joke that they vote for his party

SCOTTISH Tory leader and footie linesman Douglas Ross has told how club managers joke with him that they vote for his party. He revealed Premiership gaffers claim to back him politically in a tongue-in-cheek way to get “a wee edge” in matches. 2 Douglas Ross in action as assistant refereeCredit: Kenny Ramsay 2 Mr Ross … Read more