Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell says it has shed 6,500 jobs as part of cost-cutting plans.
Unite members of the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA) reject proposals over changes to shift rotas and terms and conditions.
Two Aberdeen City Council by-elections following the election of councillors as MPs are being held on Thursday.
Energy firm Centrica says it is cutting 6,000 jobs, as it reports a doubling of profits at its British Gas business.
The owner of the derelict fire-hit Broadford Works factory in Aberdeen has complied with an order to improve security on the site.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell is to confirm a commitment to hand more powers to island communities on a visit to Stornoway.
About 200 jobs are set to go at oil services firm Wood Group PSN, following a proposal to move to a three-week shift pattern.
Disabled mugging victim Alan Barnes is moving to Shetland from the home bought for him thanks to a fundraising campaign.
Fishing industry jobs could go and trawlers may have to sit idle if disruption around the Channel ports continues, it is claimed.
A 15-year-old boy is charged over an incident in Aberdeen at the weekend in which a teenage girl was knocked down on the pavement by a motorbike.
A man is taken to hospital after an industrial accident in Peterhead, which saw ambulance and fire crews being assisted by police.
A Pictish fort uncovered on a sea stack is believed to be Scotland's oldest
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 17 and 24 July
Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes acknowledges how vital an away goal could be to their hopes of progression in Europe.
Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday's Europa League game between Kairat Almaty and Aberdeen.
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