A high profile former Lord Advocate carrying out a major police complaints handling probe is to meet the parents of Kevin Mcleod, who died in mysterious circumstances at a Highland harbour.
The full extent of the operation to empty thousands of gallons of water from a Highland quarry in a bid to find the bodies of missing mum Renee MacRae and her toddler son was revealed yesterday.
Inverness is facing a major tourism accommodation crisis with the city virtually “sold out” this weekend - just as the visitor season kicks in.
A bus driver who married for a third time without telling his new wife he had not divorced his second spouse escaped a prison sentence yesterday.
A flotilla of historic fishing boats will sail in to Shetland next month as part of celebrations to mark the centenary of the Faroese flag.
Leading sat-nav firms are being urged to provide additional safety features to prevent tourists driving on the wrong side of Highland roads.
A row has broken out between gamekeepers and conservation charity RSPB Scotland over the multi-million pound cull of stoats on Orkney.
A new development regarding the movement of vehicles at the time Renee MacRae and her son Andrew disappeared has emerged.
Capacity on ferry crossings from Ullapool to Stornoway has come under scrutiny after it was announced vehicle travel is already fully booked for the rest of the week – with the main tourism boom still to come.
Tesco stores in Inverness are joining hundreds of others across the UK this weekend to celebrate four years of the supermarket’s surplus food donation scheme.
A flooded quarry is to be drained and forensically examined in a “groundbreaking” bid to discover the bodies of missing Inverness mum Renee MacRae and her toddler son – and finally end a 43-year-old mystery.
Inverness-based environmental agency Scottish Natural Heritage has been blasted for splashing out more than £1million on specialist consultants in a single year – despite having a staff of more than 700.
The owner of a sled dog centre based at Aviemore is calling it a day after almost two decades – with the owners blaming climate change.
A host of schools from the north and north-east are to compete in the Global Rock Challenge Scottish finals next month.
The owners of a popular Highland village bar and restaurant claim to have lost thousands of pounds in trade in the first few weeks of the tourist season due to roadworks on a vital road.
A devastating blaze which razed the popular Fair Isle Bird Observatory would have destroyed the building even if more firefighters from the mainland had been able to attend the island inferno quicker.
A hard-hitting warning has been issued by the heads of five Highland high schools over a hike in drug-taking, drinking and anti-social behaviour by pupils – claiming it is “more prevalent than previously known”.
A north animal sanctuary's resident pig is lonely no more - after finding a pair of pals to keep her perky.
Fears are being voiced that the exemption of air passenger tax in the Highlands and Islands could be axed following a recent Scottish Government decision regarding climate change.
A robot gave a helping hand at the opening of a new £4.5million life sciences building at Inverness Campus yesterday.
Highland Council chiefs yesterday claimed there will be “minimal impact” on pupil support staff and children in the Highlands – despite axing more than 60 jobs.
Active travel maps to provide information for tourists and residents to plan safer routes around Inverness have been updated.
A popular Highland caravan and camping site has celebrated a milestone golden anniversary under the operation of one family.
In scenes reminiscent of the iconic 1970s movie Convoy, almost 200 truckers descended to the Highlands for a major charity event.
A wildlife rich reef damaged by scallop dredging was yesterday granted permanent protection from fishing.
Two RAF fighter jets came within feet of each other over a Scottish airbase in an incident rated as a “high risk” by the body that investigates near misses.
Pigs are famously happy creatures – and never more so when they are sharing the company of others.
Up to 50 vacant education jobs for specialist support staff in Highland schools are being “deleted”.
Fans of smash hit TV show Game of Thrones in Shetland got a surprise on Friday night when actor Rory McCann visited the capital Lerwick to take in the town's nightlife.
Highland Council has clawed back a massive budget overspend by £3million in four months.
An ambitious plan to link Inverness city centre with the Highland capital’s marine heritage – for cyclists and pedestrians to enjoy – has moved a step closer.
An animal charity has appealed for information following claims a taxi driver deliberately ran over ducklings crossing a city road.