The parents of a 24-year-old man whose death remains unsolved have called for a rule change to prevent police officers from resigning or retiring before allegations of misconduct against them are resolved.
The man who died after falling from cliffs near Deerness in Orkney has been named by police as Colin Middleton, 49, from the Sheffield area.
Toilets have been provided to cope with the amount of people queuing in traffic where work is taking place to stabilise the rock face at Stromeferry in Wester Ross.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died after falling 30ft from cliffs in Orkney.
A major rescue operation was launched in Orkney this afternoon. Emergency services were called out after reports that a man had fallen from cliffs. Coastguards, the RNLI and a rescue helicopter were all sent to Deerness. The condition of the man is not yet known.
Residents of an Oban estate have been plagued by an “unbelievable stink” as piles of rubbish bags were left on pavements in the wake of three-weekly bin collections.
A huge landslide cut off an island community after days of heavy rain, with the north on alert for more weather-related chaos as it prepared for the onset of Storm Ali.
The old tourist information building in Daviot Wood is to be given a new lease of life after being bought by Scottish businessman Tim Cocking.
A £5 million fund has been set up to give a cash injection 10 new tourism projects that showcase the outstanding scenery, wildlife and culture of the Highlands and Islands.
It sounds like something from a science fiction story.
The main route between Oban and Fort William is closed following a crash between a diesel tanker and a car.
A thousand young people took to the stage to sing an inspiration Gaelic song during a celebration of young musicians in Inverness on Saturday.
Four years of detective work by wildlife rangers have finally revealed the history and formal identification of a male eagle named “Star”.
Overnight roadworks begin this week on a section of the A83 Tarbet to Campbeltown road in Argyll.
A cyclist has died while taking part in a gruelling triathlon in Lochaber.
Emergency services had to be diverted from a 999 open day to rescue a young man who had plunged off cliffs on Thurso seafront.
Emergency services are in attendance at Thurso following reports of a man falling from a cliff.
Nestled in beautiful Oban Bay, Kerrera has all the joys of island life, yet it is just a short trip to the mainland.
An extra freight ferry to serve Shetland is going into action this weekend after more than £2 million worth of fish was left in Lerwick because there wasn’t enough space on the NorthLink ferries.
Flights could be operating between Skye and the central belt within two years - at a cost of more than £2 million.
Work gets under way to fell 900 trees and eradicate a deadly plant disease at a National Trust for Scotland garden near Oban next week.
A former Oban police officer caught with indecent images of children has been jailed for eight months.
Islanders on Gigha have been left shocked after the first serious crime in years has taken place.
Tourism, business and leisure groups in Oban have said that they are “astounded” that plans are continuing for CMAL to run the entire harbour area, despite public support for a trust port.
A series of draft compulsory purchase order notices have been issued along a 15-mile stretch of the A9 at Aviemore.
Hundreds of people queued along the street yesterday as the M&S Foodhall opened in Oban.
A man convicted of stalking a 16-year-old girl and her parents in Argyll was jailed for five months yesterday.
Oban Lifeboat was call to the aid of a sailor who suffered from a dislocated shoulder when the boom of a yacht swung suddenly near the isle of Easdale.
When things went wrong on this remote island, it was the method of communication with the outside world.
UK Treasury Minister John Glen visited Barra yesterday to hear how the closure of its only bank would impact the community.
A group of four women in Shetland are campaigning to register a mixed squad for next year’s Up Helly Aa fire festival.
A teenage holidaymaker has died after falling 500ft while climbing a Highland mountain.