Scotland`s First Minister Alex Salmond said on Monday that latest opinion polls showed the race for independence was tightening as he pledged that oil and gas policy in the North Sea would be more stable under an independent Scotland.
Tens of thousands of revellers across the Netherlands braved the chilly winter weather on Wednesday to take a traditional New Year`s plunge in the North Sea`s icy waters.
A fire has broken out on a ferry in the North Sea, causing seven people to be airlifted to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation, British coastguard officials said.
Norway`s rescue service says a cargo ship with 32 people aboard is on fire in the North Sea and an attempt to evacuate it has been called off because of stormy weather.
Countries in northern Europe lashed by a storm that killed 16 people were on Tuesday still struggling with power outages and travel disruptions a day after the tempest.
Hurricane-force winds and heavy rains have been forecast for tomorrow as Britain braces for its worst storm since 1987.
In April 2009, 16 people died after a Super Puma crashed off the coast of Aberdeen.
The collision resulted in briefly leaked jet fuel into the North Sea.
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