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UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

The Scottish oil industry could be entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

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Power station workers across Scotland are threatening strike action over pay.

Power workers threaten strike action over “derisory” offer

Workers at power stations across the country are threatening to go on strike after what has been described as a “derisory pay offer” by Scottish Power.

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Patrick Miley on ‘training for success’

Patrick Miley on ‘training for success’

Following the launch of Go Network by Business Gateway in June, with relevance to city and North-east, a second event will be held on the indoor running track at Aberdeen Sports Village, from 2 to 4pm on September 21.

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NORTH SEA OIL RIG.ENNELPRISR OCI (?)

Barrels half full or half empty?

Almost $6 billion worth of mergers and acquisitions have taken place in the UK oil and gas sector in the first half of the year.

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The new AECC site

Work progressing well on new AECC

Updated photographs show that work is continuing to progress well on the site of the new £333million AECC.

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BrewDog was one of the first companies in Scotland to achieve Living Wage accreditation.

Positive support for Living Wage from Scottish public and employers

The Living Wage has won overwhelming support from Scots who regard it as both a boost to a company’s status and helping to make products and services more attractive.

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Rebecca Carr

Kintore salon announces expansion

An award-winning North-East hairdresser has announced it is to expand as its stylists prepare to head to London Fashion Week.

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Test projects will take place in Aberdeenshire

Broadband boost for Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire has been chosen as one of six areas to pilot the UK's fastest broadband as part of a £200 million project.

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There's a new wonder on the horizon. Picture: Greg Macvean

Queensferry Crossing opens to traffic

Move over Burj-Al-Arab, the Golden Gate Bridge and CN Tower – there’s a new man-made head-turner on the scene.

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Ricky Nicol , chief executive of the telecoms company Commsworld. Pic: Phil Wilkinson.

Call for action to improve Scotland’s poor digital infrastructure

Urgent and significant action is needed to address Scotland’s critically poor digital infrastructure which has already been “left in the dust” of European neighbours.

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How much do you need to earn?

How much do you need to earn to live in these Aberdeenshire towns?

A new survey has revealed how much you would need to earn per hour to live in the different areas of Aberdeenshire.

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The blow for Scottish sheep producers at this crucial time in the season was the volumes of imported lamb still found on Tesco and Asda shelves.

Availability of Scottish lamb down year-on-year

As Scotland’s lamb sales approach peak season, the latest shelf watch study undertaken by Union members and staff found that 11 percent of lamb available in Scottish supermarkets is imported – almost all of it found on Asda and Tesco shelves.

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All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in Edinburgh has been named an accredited Living Wage employer.

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The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Environmental groups and The Scottish Greens have called on the UK Government to do more to tackle air pollution.

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At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

At 90 per cent, Scotrail’s passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Delays to trains where a customer has taken ill and needs urgent medical treatment have been cut by 37 per cent due to a new partnership between the ScotRail Alliance and the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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North Sea cod stocks have now been declared sustainable a decade after coming close to collapse.

North Sea cod stocks declared sustainable

North Sea cod can now be bought “with a clear conscience”, according to a fisheries body, as stocks have now been declared sustainable.

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Vodafone

Firm introduces 4G to Fraserburgh

Vodafone UK has announced it has recently introduced 4G to its network in the Fraserburgh area as part of its multi-billion network modernisation programme.

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