When Charlie Davidson lost his camera in a raging Highland river during a New Year 2017 photography trip, he gave up hope of ever finding it - or the pictures he had painstakingly set up.
Children and pregnant women have been warned not to visit the biggest hospital in the north as medics fight to keep flu and winter viruses under control.
Tributes have been paid to a north father-of-two who died suddenly on a golfing holiday to Ireland.
Plans to build the Western Isles’ first mosque have been approved, on the eve of Eid ul Adha - one of the holiest occasions in the Muslim calendar.
A major terror alert was sparked when a former soldier and Muslim convert referred to killing “unbelievers” in a text message.
A hero motorist tried to save a fellow lorry driver who was trapped in the flame-filled cab of his fuel tanker by climbing over the burning vehicle.
Dozens of dolphins, orcas and humpback whales have been disturbed or endangered in Scottish waters this summer by people in boats and on jet skis, it has been revealed.
A former team-mate of David Beckham was caught with thousands of pounds of stolen whisky in the Highlands, a court heard.
Western Isles Council has been penalised £10,000 after a vulnerable adult in its care was scalded by hot bath water.
A crane hire company blamed for a road crash that killed two schoolgirls and their mother was yesterday fined £60,000 after a worker was seriously injured at Inverness Harbour.
It has plenty of celebrity followers, but now Harris Tweed has a new unlikely ambassador.
A 23-year-old Liverpool man described by a sheriff as a “serial drug dealer” was jailed for three years yesterday after admitting supplying heroin in the Highlands.
An underage girl was showered with inappropriate gifts including lingerie during a 10-year ordeal of abuse by an older man.
A shepherd plunged to his death after making the unusual decision to use a quad bike to round up his flock.
The first woman in the UK to use a surrogate to become a mother has narrowly avoided a jail sentence for embezzling £50,000 from the charity she started.
Prince Charles is set to wade into the threat of alien pink salmon invading Scotland’s rivers.
A Fort William man who had sex with an underage schoolgirl has failed to have his conviction overturned.
Police in Inverness have thanked witnesses for their bravery after a member of an armed gang was jailed for nine years.
An Alness man was jailed for four years and placed on the sex offenders register for life after being convicted of abusing two young girls.
An Inverness man who grabbed a two-year-old girl on a bus and began singing to her was ordered to pay the child £250 in compensation.
The worst-offending councillor in Scotland for being in council tax arrears has been named as Iain Archie MacNeil, of South Uist.
A 36-year-old woman was flown to hospital in Glasgow last night after being hit by a car while out walking her dog in South Uist.
They are the twin brothers who hit the headlines when they became dads on the same day.
The forthcoming Scottish tour by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will kick-off in two weeks’ time with a rally in Stornoway, it has been confirmed.
A former member of the House of Lords will give the second lecture in memory of one of the Highland’s best-loved politicians.
A police officer was bitten on the arm after a man was refused his jacket before being transported from Kyle of Lochalsh to cells in Inverness.
Parents of Gaelic students could be the key to keeping the language alive - even if they are non-speakers themselves, according to a new study.
The family of the skipper of the tragic Louisa fishing boat have called for those who “failed” the crew to be held to account.
An Inverness man has been acquitted of posting an explicit picture of his ex-wife after a row involving a pet parrot.
Inquiries are being made by police in Shetland after two reports were received about boats travelling close to pods of orcas earlier this week.
A young mother who mugged a 79-year-old woman on her way home from church was jailed for three years yesterday.
A local authority has launched court proceedings in a bid to enforce the removal of a 21-foot fishing boat left abandoned and decaying at side of a pier in Lewis.