The crew of a Dutch cargo ship are facing a third night aboard their vessel which remains grounded on rocks in the Pentland Firth.
Organisers of the Hebridean Celtic Festival - which will finish this evening - believe this year’s event will be the most successful in its 23-year history after selling out all four nights.
A hundred and one Dalmatians were put in the shade by 361 golden retrievers yesterday - the biggest ever gathering of the breed anywhere in the world.
It is regularly named among the best places in Britain to live.
Three middle-aged men from Dunfermline who attempted to smuggle £5,000 worth of cannabis resin into Shetland were sent to prison for a total of 20 months at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
A 15-month jail sentence was imposed on a Liverpool man who was dealing drugs in Inverness.
Karen Gillan has told of her desire to have children - but said holding down a relationship is difficult because of her career.
A dispute over a missing mobile phone resulted in a vicious attack on the man suspected of having the device.
Shetland man crashed his car, walked around in his boxer shorts and then sexually assaulted two women who stopped to help him
A Lerwick man whose “extremely bizarre behaviour” resulted in him crashing a car before sexually assaulting two women is due to learn his fate in August after admitting a string of offences.
An investigation is under way into how a cargo ship ran aground on rocks near the eastern entrance to the Pentland Firth early yesterday.
Plans to transform a historic Shetland house into a visitor centre have fallen by the wayside because they are not “sustainable”.
A Lerwick man who shouted and swore at his partner and threw her mobile phone against a wall the day before he was sent to prison on another matter has had two months added to his jail sentence.
An Inverness taxi driver drove off before one of his passengers had properly entered his vehicle.
A new nightclub is to open its doors in Aberdeen on August 31 after undergoing an £800,000 revamp.
A man was viciously attacked twice within an hour over a misplaced mobile phone, a trial heard.
A policewoman broke into a burning flat by squeezing through a tiny door panel to rescue a woman.
A 39-year-old chef drank over a bottle of whisky and then drove his car to the local supermarket.
A man from Aberdeen was released on bail yesterday after appearing at Lerwick Sheriff from custody accused of assaulting his partner.
An Inverness man who broke his victim’s jaw in two places with a single punch will be sentenced next month.
A 20-year-old Fortrose woman who sent offensive and menacing text messages to police was remanded in custody pending a social work background report.
Five elderly care home residents played their own version of the FIFA World Cup yesterday by competing in a penalty shoot-out.
Organic farmers in Scotland must change how they engage with people about the way they produce food if other farmers, consumers and policy makers are to take the sector more seriously, it has been claimed.
The north’s former fire chief dramatically quit his post yesterday after an internal probe into the sale of one of his brigade’s vehicles.
Ross County co-manager Steven Ferguson reckons the Staggies squad will reap the benefits of this week’s training camp in Holland.
A new programme set up to help people with cancer get active has been launched in Aberdeenshire.
This driver’s ability to reverse appears to be going backwards – as they repeatedly run off the road attempting to find a passing point.
Company director left sinister message on headteacher’s voicemail after blaming her for his wife’s ill-health
A company director left a sinister message on the local headteachers’ voicemail because he blamed her for his wife’s ill health.
Hot weather has given this old hut an uncanny resemblance - to US president Donald Trump.
A chef who called the police and then became abusive towards them was fined £400 yesterday.
Two golden retriever dogs mauled a goat and its kid to death in a pen within the National Trust for Scotland’s Culloden Battlefield visitor centre.
Shetland Islands Council has signed up for an ambitious ten-year plan aimed at improving life in the isles across a broad range of measures.
A 39-year-old Dingwall woman who is tackling her drug problem told a sheriff she had no intention of ever driving again.