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Aberdeen synagogue saved from closure after flood damage

The building in Aberdeen shut in August because of the flooding but £10,000 has been raised for repairs.

Successful businesses 'key' to success of Scottish islands

Business leaders on the Scottish islands call for more to be done to improve infrastructure.

Aberdeenshire man 'kidnapped' in Vietnam is found alive

Vietnamese police officers found Connor Leslie about 20 hours after he went missing in Hanoi.

New £27m recycling centre officially opened in Aberdeen

Aberdeen City Council says the facility in the Altens area of the city is "Scotland's most advanced".

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Catalonia Spain: Officials 'won't follow orders from Madrid'

The warning comes as the Spanish government moves to reassert control over the region's authorities.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe promises to handle North Korea threat

Shinzo Abe has promised strong "counter-measures" against Pyongyang after a decisive election win.

FBI agent reveals life infiltrating extremist groups in America

The American Muslim is an active FBI agent who befriends key figures plotting jihadist attacks.

Argentina election: Macri wins crucial mid-term vote

The election was seen as a referendum on President Macri's agenda of pro-market economic reforms.