Twenty-five helicopters that service the offshore oil and gas industry have been grounded after urgent safety checks were ordered on two models of the Super Puma aircraft.
Oil giant BP has suspended the use of the type of helicopter which ditched 1,600ft from one of its rigs, a company boss revealed yesterday.
The supply vessel sailed sedately into dock under the cover of darkness, 11 hours after her passengers found themselves caught up in a drama that catapulted them on to the front pages of every newspaper in the country.
TWO north-east men are looking to set up a community group to buy domestic heating fuel direct from suppliers to ease the impact of escalating energy prices.
Scots are bracing themselves for tough times ahead as the UK's biggest domestic energy supplier last night announced a price increase of 35%.
A woman who was charged with sparking the largest security scare in the history of the North Sea will face no further action, the procurator fiscal's office confirmed yesterday.