Conservative gain amid SNP winsFri, 06 May 2016 09:11:57 GMTThe Conservatives win Aberdeenshire West and four list MSPs on a good night in the north east for the SNP, with the Lib Dems holding Orkney and Shetland.
SNP in 'historic' win but no majorityFri, 06 May 2016 10:07:17 GMTSNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has declared that her party has won a "historic" victory in the Holyrood election but it did not manage the overall majority it had in the last parliament.
Orkney declares first Holyrood resultFri, 06 May 2016 00:29:05 GMTOrkney is the first constituency to declare in the Scottish Parliament election, with the Liberal Democrats holding the seat.
Oil services firm job losses reach 148Fri, 06 May 2016 14:49:01 GMTAdministrators revise upwards the number of job losses in Aberdeen following the collapse of offshore oil services firm Harkand Group.
Wreck of wartime ship to be surveyedFri, 06 May 2016 11:46:36 GMTThe wreck of the HMS Hampshire, which was sunk off Orkney in 1916 with the loss of hundreds of lives including Lord Kitchener, is to be surveyed.