18 April 2014 Last updated at 19:18

Boy in hospital with severe burns Police in Bedford Avenue

A seven-year-old boy is taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after an incident involving petrol left him with severe burns.


Ewan Macdonald'Nothing to hide' over bird deaths

A farmer whose properties were raided by police investigating the deaths of 20 birds of prey, calls for more resources to be directed at the investigation.

Factory machineElectricians question CBI vote move

The body representing electrical contractors urges the CBI to think again about giving its support to the campaign against Scottish independence.

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