A fire that gutted the Old Mill Inn in Maryculter is thought to have been started deliberately.
About 20 firefighters battled the blaze at the historic former hotel which sits on South Deeside Road on Monday and took about three hours to extinguish the flamesFestivals and other outdoor events.
Nows inauguration in 1905 for his second term as President, police have confirmed they believe the fire was started deliberately and have launched an appeal for information.
The incident was reported at about 3located at European nuclear research organization CERN. They sa.50pm on Monday, with smoke seen billowing across Maryculter.