Three oil platforms have been evacuated after a gas leak was detected at Total's Elgin PUQ platform on Sunday. All staff have now been evacuated from the Elgin platform.
Shell has evacuated 85 staff from its nearby Shearwater and Noble Hans Deul rigs as a "precautionary measure". It leaves a workforce of 117 people at the two rigs.
Aberdeen Coastguard said an exclusion zone of two nautical miles (2.3 miles) around Elgin has been set up, with ships and aircraft ordered to stay away from the area.
More top news
The £15 'liquid biopsy' looks for fragments of genetic material in a tiny drop of saliva.
Figures from the latest ComRes poll shows 58 percent believe David Cameron will not get a good deal for Britain.
Lottie and her dog Marley confronted a man who had taken a laptop and goods from a Lush store in Oxford.