Study reveals two-thirds of UK institutions have seen a rise in students dropping out since 2011/12.
The two family pets were injured in the 'reckless and cruel' incident in Peterhead on Thursday.
Antony Rodgers, 57, has been missing from his home in Elgin since Tuesday night.
Jack Middleton was last seen in Aberdeen's Victoria Road late on Friday afternoon.
Joan Kane, from Aberdeen, was struck by a red Hyundai in Aberdeen on December 23.
Pupils at Aberdeenshire school have released a hard-hitting film on the seriousness of asthma.
Emergency crews were called out to the North Carr, which is moored within Victoria Dock in Dundee, on Sunday afternoon.
The 80-year-old man, who was driving a Dacia Duster, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Emergency services - including three fire engines - were alerted to the incident in Elgin, shortly after 9.30am.
Keith Farquharson is accused of murdering his wife Alice.
A man has been arrested following a Christmas Day disturbance.
The 23-year-old was involved in a one-vehicle collision on the B976 Aboyne to Ballater road.
Crisis publish report on the 'most common yet misunderstood' form of homelessness.
The flasher targeted the 17-year-old at 12.20am on Friday opposite Stobsmuir Ponds in Dundee.
The 69-year-old man suffered minor injuries in the collision in Aberdeen on Friday.
House of Dun, near Montrose, is an A-listed Georgian mansion designed by William Adam.
Fire crews were sent to the scene in Carden Place, Aberdeen, when the alarm was raised on Monday morning.
Karl Morris, also known as Andrew, attacked his son and a young girl at a flat in Coupar Angus last year.
Police launched a search for Rachel McKinney after she was last seen in Dundee on December 9.
Robert Hichens was helmsman and one of six quartermasters on the liner’s ill-fated maiden voyage.