A Sutherland man claimed two women who have accused him of sexually abusing them when they were young girls were telling “a pack of lies.”
Youngsters from two far north pre-school groups are starring in a video to pay tribute to the community campaign which helped save their units from the chop.
The UK nuclear archive base in Wick yesterday scooped a major industry award after becoming the 10th in Scotland to be granted Accredited Archive Status.
A north-east paramedic has been hailed a hero after saving a heart attack’s victim life on a storm-battered plane bound for the Western Isles.
A teenager who toured the country passing counterfeit £50 notes shocked a sheriff by his persistent offending.
A historic boat built in Shetland in 1945 which had been left to rot is set to be saved - with the brains behind the project appealing for a shed to house her in during restoration.
A north man who threatened to set fire to his home and burn himself and police alive has been jailed for 27 months.
A man who threatened to stab a police constable during a tirade of abuse was jailed for eight months yesterday by a sheriff who said that Scottish courts were “fed up” with people using officers as “punchbags”.
An earthquake with a magnitude measuring 2.3 has struck in the Scottish Highlands.
Dingwall teen offered chance to ‘get back on the straight and narrow’ after series of drunken disturbances
A teenager was given the chance to “get back on the straight and narrow” rather than going to jail after admitting drunken disturbances in Inverness and Invergordon.
A Caithness woman is campaigning to make every school and nursery in Scotland have a policy to cover children who have potentially fatal food allergies.
Daredevil stunt rider Danny MacAskill has created a new film to show how to hit the gym - on his bike.
Shetland’s tourism industry has reiterated its opposition to the introduction of a local tourism tax.
A fisherman who assaulted police officers after going on drink binges when he got ashore was ordered to pay three constables a total of £350 in compensation.
Ideas on how best to revitalise the centre of Wick are to be firmed up at a brainstorming weekend later this month.
Highland Council has pledged to help address major issues concerning disability access to Thurso High School.
A 24-year-old Muir of Ord man who threatened to kill a police officer and his family has been banned by a Sheriff from drinking alcohol.
A fatal accident inquiry will be held into a Black Isle bus crash.
Highland beach cordoned off after schoolboy finds ‘grenades cache’ with metal detector he got for Christmas
A schoolboy who got a metal detector for Christmas caused a full-scale bomb alert on a Highland beach.
Comedian Ed Byrne has given more than £22,000 from a popular TV show to help Scottish mountain heroes.
A major mountain rescue was launched to find a Skye man who had walked into the Cuillin mountain range after a drunken row with his wife.
An argument outside a Nairn nightspot ended with a man biting off part of his tongue and suffering several facial fractures.
A 29-year-old Argyll man was warned he faced a prison sentence after admitting being concerned in the supply of cocaine and heroin.
A school crossing patroller has slammed the lack of treatment of icebound pavements near Miller Academy primary in Thurso this week.
A police officer accused of being drunk in charge of her car in a police headquarters car park has had the case against her dropped.
A babysitter who was jailed for shaking a baby has been given permission to appeal her conviction.
A Leicester man was cleared of engineering a phishing scam which swindled £2 million from a Highland salmon farm - but faces jail for his part in a money laundering racket.
A convicted abuser of women shouted homophobic remarks at two teenage girls in an Inverness shop.
Two men have been imprisoned after admitting threatening and abusive behaviour towards an off-duty police officer in Lerwick.
The West Highland line - featured in the Harry Potter films - has conjured up more magic after being named as among the top rail journeys in Europe.
A Caithness prisoner who was jailed after he killed his friend in a car crash has won a legal battle as he seeks to be released.
An Easter Ross man who threatened to burn down his house was involved in a second stand-off with police two weeks later.