The death of a fisherman working off Shetland could have been avoided if he wore a lifejacket, a Fatal Accident Inquiry has found.
A loving home is being sought for a Jack Russell terrier.
Concerns have been raised over the proposed merger of Shetland College, Train Scotland and the North Atlantic Fisheries College.
Some "valued" services are facing the axe as Argyll and Bute Council announced it expects to make savings of £9.2 million in the next financial year.
A Highland road was closed for several hours yesterday after a fuel tanker crashed through a wall.
A tanker is currently blocking the road after overturning on the A834 near Jamestown.
One of the most famous lighthouses in Scotland is becoming so popular that nearby residents have become virtual prisoners in their own village.
A ferry crewman who photographed himself changing a light bulb on the main mast of a vessel has won an international competition.
A donation to Raigmore Hospital means that specialists there can now measure the amount of fat in a patient's liver using a simple non-invasive test.
Argyll's landscape has attracted fashion shoots, dramas and documentaries to be filmed in the area this year.
The largest ferry in the west coast fleet, which plies the route between Ullapool and Stornoway, has been bought on behalf of the Scottish Government.
Wick town centre in Caithness may be currently "dying on its feet" - but a glimmer of hope has been found for the future.
A representative from the Ministry of Energy in Chile has been seeking advice on windfarms from a group on the isle of Lewis.
Porridge experts from 12 countries will vie for the title of 2019 World Porridge Making Champion this weekend.
Scotland's first closed-road rally returns to Mull after a two-year break this weekend.
A street in Golspie will be closed next week while Scottish Water carries out repairs.
Employees of Western Isles Council can all now expect to earn at least the living wage.
People on Skye are being asked to volunteer to help a charity working to alleviate loneliness among older people.
Major concerns have been raised about cars speeding recklessly through a Moray village.
Flights to and from Barra, Tiree and Campbeltown will continue to be operated by Loganair.
A form of radiotherapy which does not require tattoos for breast cancer patients is being pioneered by NHS Highland.
It looks like a striking ornament - but this colourful starfish is the scourge of oyster beds.
Road closures will be in place throughout Moray towns for the Remembrance Sunday Parades on November 10.
Plans to expand a Lochaber village have been revealed.
Roadworks will begin on an major Argyll artery next week.
Climate change hasn't stopped a former geography teacher from Inverness from skiiing for 120 consecutive months on Scottish snow.
A passenger-only service will be in place on the ferry route between Mull and Morvern while work takes place at Lochaline.
It is the final push to mark mountaineering history on the isle of Skye.
A question mark has emerged over the opening of a new chain restaurant in Fort William.
The A9 was partially closed today outside Brora after six straw bales fell off a lorry and blocked the road.
He is a nationally renowned and respected surgeon, teacher and researcher.
Motorists are being reminded that there will be delays and restrictions on roads around the city and Loch Ness on Sunday due to several running events.