Shetland’s bid to send rockets into space has been boosted by the signing of a new deal with a similar project at the opposite end of Britain.
One of the biggest scalps in UK politics was taken in Moray when Douglas Ross ousted SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson two-and-a-half years ago.
Youth group leaders in the Highlands and islands were among those celebrating after their work was recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours List last night.
Space wars have erupted in the Highlands amid explosive claims that the region’s development body has been “working against” rocket-launching projects on the islands.
A Labour frontbencher has claimed that north Sutherland was chosen to host the UK’s first spaceport because it is “close” to Tory seats – despite the nearest being 100-miles away.
A witness has told an inquiry of the "anguish" he suffered as he realised he may not have been alone in suffering sexual abuse while at a Highland school.
The number of "winter deaths" plummeted in the north and north-east last year as the area bounced back from a "staggering" spike in fatalities in 2017/18.
A child abuse probe is focusing on former pupils of Gordonstoun in Moray if they had experiences that may help the investigation.
Hard-pressed families in the north and north-east could have their energy bills cut by £17 a year under a new initiative by the UK Government.
Prison chiefs have reported that they are hopeful of maintaining a "downward trend" in staff sickness absence rates at Inverness and Peterhead prisons this year.
The Scottish Government was under growing pressure to take action last night after it signalled that plans to finally restore full maternity services in Moray could be derailed.
A dramatic drop in the number of military personnel based in the Highlands has sparked fears that defence chiefs have begun an "early run down" of Fort George.
Jobs are feared to be at risk under shock NHS plans to axe half of the hospital laundries in mainland Scotland.
Jimmy Savile was allowed to "roam freely" in the boys' dormitories of a Catholic school in the Highlands, an inquiry heard yesterday.
Families in northern Scotland have endured the "injustice" of being hit with the highest electricity bills in Britain for a fourth consecutive year, it has been confirmed.
A charity which governed a long-defunct Aberdeen residential school has still not been wound-up - and regulators say its accounts are "overdue" by three-and-a-half years.
Fishing vessels operating off the north and north-east coasts are being sent more than 1,000 letters every year over potential rule breaches.
A fishermen's leader who embezzled more than £1,000 from his organisation could be hit with a payback order of nearly £220,000.
A double celebration is being planned by the owner of one of Scotland’s most loved pubs after she was made an MBE on the 30th anniversary of her move north.
A dossier sent by an unnamed whistleblower raised the alarm about a conflict of interest at the top of Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.
Fears have been raised that Coastguard cutbacks are putting “lives in danger” after new figures showed that almost 100 shifts were understaffed in 2018.
As part of the P&J’s week-long series on the challenges grieving families face when a loved one dies, Calum Ross today investigates the soaring cost of funerals.
Fears have been raised that thousands of north and north-east pensioners will miss out on early winter fuel payments next year because ministers are “dragging their feet.”
A Tory MSP privately raised fears that military chiefs would break their promise to the Highlands by shutting down the historic Fort George barracks several years early.
A former soldier who sparked a major terrorist alert in the Highlands has been told to behave or face jail.
Contractors are battling to get the Aberdeen bypass open before the end of the year after it was was confirmed that the project has been hit by yet another delay.
Nicola Sturgeon has pledged that anyone needing a flu jab will receive one without delay, following reports of stock shortages.
Hospitals in the north and north-east have 539 fewer beds that they did five years ago, according to official statistics.
A 97-year-old war hero and historian is to receive a British Empire Medal (BEM) for bringing the past back to life for school children across the north.
A ban on alcohol at Highland Games in Scotland should be ruled out completely by ministers, according to a north-east MP.
One of the finest small ships in the world has marked her maiden voyage to the Cromarty Firth.
A married father-of-three was jailed for two years yesterday for carrying out a sex act on himself in front of two women at a party in the Highlands.