1 February 2015 Last updated at 00:24

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A plan for a summit to look at the challenges facing the North Sea oil industry is announced by Aberdeen City Council.


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BT sets aside £2bn to deal with its swelling pension deficit as part of a 16-year plan.

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A new initiative is encouraging school-leavers in Aberdeenshire to consider taking up jobs in the fishing industry.

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