Aberdeen

What's it like playing golf with US President Donald Trump?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In May 2014, we were scheduled to have our second interview with the business tycoon and TV celebrity Donald Trump at the newly-opened Trump International Golf Links outside Aberdeen, Scotland.<p>We had been allotted two hours with the man who would, as we now know, go on to become America's …

Donald Trump

Joey Garner, Doe a Deer and Byrne Baby Byrne: Six of the worst football chants of all time

Celtic fans debuted a new song for Mikael Lustig at the weekend to a very mixed reception, but what other terrace tunes have failed to hit the …

Per Mertesacker

New scanner 'like 100 MRIs in one' developed in Aberdeen

<b>A new kind of scanner which which has been likened to "100 MRIs in one" has been developed by a team at the University of Aberdeen.</b><p>Patients in Scotland have become the first in the world to be scanned with the Fast Field Cycling magnetic resonance imaging equipment.<p>The aim is extract more …

Scottish National Party

Noel Gallagher maintains that his cat is ‘more rock n’ roll’ than Radiohead, insisting that he’s never ‘in the mood’ for them

He did however, admit that they 'have some tunes'<p>Noel Gallagher has spoken out on Radiohead, admitting that they ‘do have some tunes’, but …

Noel Gallagher

Election Risk Set to Engulf Half of Emerging-Market Local Bonds

Investors set to bag the best returns in five years from emerging-market bonds this year should brace themselves for 2018. Political risk looms large.<p>…

Economy

Timelapse footage reveals major milestone in construction of new River Dee crossing

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>A major milestone has been reached in the construction of the new 270m-long River Dee Crossing bridge.<p>Construction …

Aberdeenshire

US investor ploughs $1million into Aberdeen as club attracts cash from America for first time

Tom Crotty has bought shares totalling £775,000 in the Dons.<p>Aberdeen has attracted its first investment from the United States.<p>American businessman …

Before 'Sweet Dreams,' Eurythmics braced for failure

LOS ANGELES: Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) has become a classic in pop music and marked a commercial breakthrough for synth-pop. But before the …

Marilyn Manson

Dons boss among West Brom favourites as Pulis goes

Sign up to our <b>Sport</b> newsletter<p>The saga surrounding Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes’ position at Pittodrie took a fresh twist yesterday when the …

English Premier League

At Ice World, skating lessons aren't just for kids

Aberdeen resident Megan Konetzki grew up taking ice skating lessons, so it was only natural that she’d sign her kids up for skating at Ice World. She …

Winter Sports

Odds of a White Christmas slashed as bookies predict snow for Britain

<b>Britain is bracing itself for some festive snow as bookies slash the odds of a White Christmas.</b><p>Bookmakers have made it odds-on to snow in any major …

Weather

Liverpool Duo Eyed for Short-Term Reunion With Former Wales Manager at Sunderland

Recently appointed Sunderland manager Chris Coleman is understood to be considering a move for two Liverpool players who worked under him during his …

Sports

Celebrity backers come out to support threatened youth festival

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Celebrity backers of the threatened Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF) have argued that withdrawing funding …

Football rumours: Pulis' successor and Arsenal, Man Utd keeping an eye on Portugal midfielder

Speculation is mounting about the vacant managerial position at West Brom after they parted company with Tony Pulis yesterday. The Daily Mail reports …

Soccer

Devastation as apprentice training centre shuts

Sign up to our <b>Business</b> newsletter<p>Oil bosses said yesterday that the closure of a north-east apprentice training centre was “devastating” for the …

Antarctic landscape insights keep ice loss forecasts on the radar

Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have helped carry out a detailed survey of the landscape beneath thick Antarctic ice that researchers say …

Climate Change

Tar boiler sparks false fire alarm at Aberdeen office block

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>A tar boiler on the roof of an Aberdeen office block sparked a false alarm for firefighters this afternoon.<p>The alarm …

Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill is bookies’ favourite for West Brom job

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill has been installed as the bookies’ early favourite to become the next West Brom manager, <i>writes Stephen Barry</i>.<p>…

News (Ireland)

Crews called to Aberdeen car fire

Firefighters have been called to a car on fire on a busy Aberdeen street.<p>They were sent to Mounthooly Way, at its junction with King Street and …

Class A drugs found in Inverness property search

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Police have recovered Class A drugs worth around £25,000 following a searches of two properties in the city.<p>The …

New Scottish Labour leader accused of "dithering" over future of Aberdeen councillors

Sign up to our <b>Politics</b> newsletter<p>New Scottish Labour leader, Richard Leonard, has been accused of “dithering” over the future of nine Aberdeen …

Referendums

Man who transformed social care in Aberdeen died at the age of 68

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>A visionary social worker who transformed care in Aberdeen has died at the age of 68.<p>Peter Cassidy was so committed to …

Scotland

Bitcoin Soars Past $8,000

Bitcoin’s relentless and volatile rally shows no sign of abating, with the world’s largest cryptocurrency defying growing bubble fears to hit yet …

Cryptocurrency

Tragic teenager who took own life after boyfriend bullying to be face of national campaign

A tragic teenager who killed herself after her boyfriend subjected her to abuse and violence will become the face of a national campaign in a bid to …

Birmingham, UK

Ancala acquires Apache's two North Sea gas pipeline assets

LONDON (Reuters) - Independent UK-based infrastructure investment fund Ancala Partners has finalised its acquisition of Apache Corp's (N:APA) …

Oil

Scotland launches single library card pilot

A ‘One Card’ pilot scheme that can be used in any Scottish library has been launched.<p>Five councils are taking part in the scheme which will be …

Libraries

What are the best UK airport lounges you can visit for free with Amex Gold’s Lounge Club passes?

We have made a determined attempt this year to build up our collection of UK airport lounge reviews. We aren’t totally there yet, but we are well on …

Airlines

RBC GAM: blockchain will prevent us being Uberised

Damon Williams is on a mission to shoot down the asset management industry’s chorus of naysayers.<p>As the industry faces a barrage of criticism over …

FinTech

NAFTA And Mexico-Focused Closed End Funds: Is This A Buying Opportunity?

NAFTA talks are on again but with growing doubt a deal can be struck.<p>Mexico is not standing still, new deals are in progress with global powers.<p>The …

Business

Volunteers create early 'holiday spirit' at Bel Air Thanksgiving dinner

Perry Dawson of Aberdeen might have to work on Thanksgiving Day, and that posed a question for him.Could Dawson, who works with Beacon Staffing, an …

Thanksgiving Dinner