Aberdeen

Mother And Son Die In 'Tragic Incident' After Aberdeen Beach Rescue

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 21.08.2016 | UK

A mother and son have died in hospital after a “tragic incident” at Aberdeen beach. The emergency services were called to reports of people in d...

Three People Die Following Disturbance At 19-Storey High Rise Tower Block

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK

Three people have died following a disturbance at a tower block in Aberdeen. Officers were called to a flat in a 19-storey high rise called Donside C...

Teenager Who Killed Bailey Gwynne Jailed For Nine Years

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK

The teenager killer of Bailey Gwynne has been jailed for nine years for stabbing the 16-year-old to death during a "trivial" row at school. Bailey die...

Aberdeen Students Send Powerful Demand For Better Mental Health Services

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education

The sudden death of a student at Aberdeen University has prompted a powerful demand for better mental health support services. The Students of Aberdee...

Teenager Found Guilty Of Killing School Pupil Bailey Gwynne

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK

A teenager has been found guilty of killing 16-year-old Bailey Gwynne during a fight at school last year. The 16-year-old, who cannot be named for ...

Sorry, Mr Cameron - A Financial Bandaid Will Not Fix North Sea Oil

Nash Riggins | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Politics
Nash Riggins

Politicians should know better than to presume that flogging a dead horse will get the UK's oil industry back up-and-running. If anything, by attempting to jumpstart production with public funds, we'll simply perpetuate industrial recession. That's not good business and it's not good politics. Then again, it does make for a half-decent soundbite.

Teen Appears In Court Charged With Murder Of Aberdeen Schoolboy

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A 16-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with the murder of Bailey Gwynne, 16, who was fatally stabbed at Aberdeen secondary school Cults Acade...

Teenager Charged Over Fatal Stabbing Of Aberdeen Schoolboy

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the death of Bailey Gwynne, the schoolboy who was stabbed at Cults Academy in Aberdeen. The m...

Aberdeen School Stabbing Victim Was A 'Gentle, Caring Pupil', Says Headteacher

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The 16-year-old boy who died after a stabbing at his Aberdeen school earlier today was a "very gentle, caring pupil, with lots of friends", his headte...

17 Reasons to Visit Scotland in 2015

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Situated to the north of the UK and almost completely surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Scotland is a magically scenic destination. Once used for beach pictures in an advert for Thailand, there's no doubting Scotland's claim to being one of the most beautiful places in the world, you just need to be prepared to handle the 'temperamental' weather!

Aberdeen Helicopter Crew Lowers Landing Gear Manually Whilst Aircraft Hovers

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

A daring pilot had to lower a helicopter and hold it steady while a ground crew pulled out the landing gear by hand. Sixteen passengers were on bo...

Heroic Cow Leaps Into Aberdeen Harbour, Does Laps Then Is Shot Dead When Rescue Fails (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

A rogue cow which plunged into the waters of Aberdeen Harbour has been destroyed after efforts to rescue it failed. The heifer broke free as it wa...

Child, 7, Set On Fire In Aberdeen Street Dead

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK

A seven-year-old boy who was badly burned in a city street has died in hospital, police said. Preston Flores was found "on fire" by horrified neigh...

Child, 7, Set On Fire In Aberdeen Street In 'Critical Condition'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK

The young boy who was badly burned in a city street in an apparent "prank gone wrong" is fighting for his life, police said Saturday. Seven-year-ol...

Elderly Man Dies After Plunging Off Pier In Mobility Scooter

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK

An elderly man who fell off a pier into the sea as he rode his mobility scooter has died, police said. Stuart Farquhar, 87, was pulled from the wat...

Boy In Hospital After Reports He Was 'On Fire' In City Street

PA | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK

A young boy is being treated for serious burns after reports that he was "on fire" in a city street. The seven-year-old was hurt in the incident in...

Lockerbie Victim's Father Has Message For Donald Trump

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK

After Donald Trump compared the development of wind farms in Scotland to the Lockerbie disaster, the father of one victim has spoken out. Dr Jim Sw...

Donald Trump Equates Wind Farms To Lockerbie Disaster

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK

Donald Trump has compared the development of wind farms in Scotland to the Lockerbie disaster. In yet another bizarre attack on green energy scheme...

Scottish Campaigners Hail Defeat Of 'Flimsy, Misguided' Donald Trump

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

Green campaigners in Scotland have urged the Scottish government not to "waste another second" on Donald Trump and his controversial golf resort devel...

Cities 'Could Lose £220m' Over HS2 Rail Project

Posted 19.10.2013 | UK

Cities across the UK could lose up to £220 million each as a result of HS2, according to previously unseen research. The more than 50 areas which ...

'Every Attempt Is Being Made To Stop Us From Speaking'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Politics

Ukip leader Nigel Farage has said there is "something unpleasant going on" in Scotland after a chaotic day's campaigning, with a senior party figure c...

North of the border: Gothenburg '83

Kevin Blundell | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK Sport
Kevin Blundell

"It just doesn't happen. Unless you're Aberdeen." Willie Miller, the youngest captain in Aberdeen's history, talks about the moment provincial Scotti...

Students Given Special Puppy Room To Help Them Relax During Revision

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Stressed out students at Aberdeen University in Scotland are going to be given a special room on campus to calm down with puppies during the exam peri...

'Sharing Christ's Table With Satan'

SWNS | Posted 21.03.2013 | UK

A priest who has allowed Muslims to pray in his church has told how he has been hit by a barrage of abuse by internet 'trolls'. St John's Episcopal...

Which Will Be The Next UK City Of Culture?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Eleven contenders have put their names forward to become the next UK City of Culture in 2017. Culture minister Ed Vaizey announced the bids which i...