(by Alan Shields/Newsline Media) A pilot had a miracle escape after he was forced to make an emergency landing – in a farmers field. The twin engine plane encountered problems as it was flying near Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire. Stunned eyewitnesses said they heard popping noises from the engines as the pilot searched for a […]
An Apache attack helicopter had to make an emergency landing in a field yesterday (MON) after suffering a suspected mechanical failure mid-flight. The British Army aircraft had been flying over rural Aberdeenshire as part of Europe’s largest military exercise Operation Joint Warrior when the two crew noticed a serious fault. One eyewitness saw a thin […]
(Alan Shields/Newsline Media) Scottish artist Peter Howson faced up to his personal demons when he set out on an epic trek across the country for autism. The celebrated painter, who suffers from Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism – has vowed to walk 300 miles across Scotland to highlight the condition. And as he prepared […]
Aberdeen and Dundee United played out an entertaining battle at Pittodrie this afternoon as both sides took a point. United took the lead early on when Paton curled an effort around the outstretched Langfield from outside the box. The Dons fought back well but couldn’t get an equaliser until the second half. On 53 minutes, […]
Categories: News, Sport • Tags: Aberdeen, Aberdeen Football Club, Adam Rooney, AFC, Barry Robson, Dons, Dundee United, Football, Footballer, Newsline Media, Niall McGinn, Pittodrie, Russell Anderson, Soccer, Sport, sports, sports & recreation, team sports
The past two Sundays will go down in AFC history. Over 40,000 were at Celtic Park to see the Dons win the League Cup and around 70,000 attended the parade down Union Street. At both events, the club’s official photographers, Newsline Media (That’s Us..!), were in attendance and helped to capture the events with some […]
Tens of thousands of Dons fans have seen the Scottish League Cup trophy paraded through the city centre. The open top bus carrying the management team, the players and the trophy left Albyn Place at just after 1pm and slowly made its way down Union Street to the Town House. At the Town House captain […]
Categories: News, Sport • Tags: Aberdeen, Aberdeen Football Club, Aberdeenshire, Adam Rooney, AFC, Britain, British, celebration, Europe, Football, Footballer, Great Britain, Newsline, Newsline Media, parade, Scottish League Cup, Soccer, Sport, sports & recreation, Union Street
Over 14,000 fans watched the Dons follow-up win, an early setback when Kris Boyd struck for Killie. Adam Rooney’s seventh Aberdeen goal brought his team level and Niall McGinn twice failed to add to that soon after. Ryan Jack’s low, steered finish in the 72nd minute brought the hosts their third win of the season over […]
Categories: News, Sport • Tags: Aberdeen, Aberdeen Football Club, Aberdeen V Kilmarnock, Aberdeenshire, AFC, Europe, Football, Footballer, Great Britain, Killie, Kilmarnock, Newsline, Newsline Media, Sport, sports, United Kingdom
The Dons, claim their first trophy since winning this tournament in 1995, their support dominated the 51,143 crowd at Celtic Park, which hosted the final instead of the under-development Hampden Park.
Categories: Sport, Uncategorized • Tags: Aberdeen, Aberdeen FC, Aberdeenshire, Britain, British, British Isles, Champions, Europe, Football, Great Britain, Inverness CT., Newsline Media, Scotland, Scottish League Cup Final, sports, sports & recreation, team sports, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, Winners
Robert Gordon University has won the 2014 Aberdeen Asset Management Boat Race for the third consecutive year. They won with a record breaking time of 7 minutes and 47 seconds, beating rivals Aberdeen University.
Categories: Uncategorized • Tags: 2014 Aberdeen Asset Management Boat Race, Aberdeen, Aberdeen Asset, Aberdeen University, Aberdeenshire, boat race, Britain, British, Europe, Great Britain, Newsline Media, Race, river dee, Robert Gordon University, rowing, Sport, United Kingdom, Winner
The First Minister announced plans to launch a new 10.6 million pound Oil and Gas Innovation Centre when he turned up in the village of Portlethen on the outskirts of Aberdeen. The initiative, which will be based in the Granite City, aims to bring together the experience of oil and gas experts and academics to […]