Aberdeen City Council spent more on overseas jaunts in the last two years than any other local authority.

Staff took 715 flights – 287 of them international – in 2013 and 2014, costing taxpayers £219,693.

Destinations included Rio, Vancouver, Mumbai, Beijing, New York, Seoul, Nagasaki, Mexico City, Oklahoma, New Orleans and Johannesburg.

Reported by the Press and Journal. You can read the full story here.

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