High taxes hampering growth of North-east companies, according to new report – Aberdeen Business News

Two-year wait for hearing aids in Aberdeen as health chief admits service underfunded – Aberdeen Live

Teacher speaks out amid rising classroom violence in Scotland – Planet Radio

Chair of scandal-hit health board made up to £153,000 advising Scottish Government on NHS – The Daily Record

Scotland’s only oil refinery to shut with hundreds of jobs at risk at Grangemouth – STV News

Vital fire safety equipment worth £3,500 stolen from Seaton flats as police appeal launched – Aberdeen Live

SNP accused of hypocrisy after accepting sponsorship from gas giant despite party’s net zero policies – Daily Mail

Aberdeen A&E target missed with fewer than half of patients treated inside four hours – Aberdeen Live