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A tiny island with 16 residents has been taken off the open market after a community buy-out bid was launched.
Three archbishops and nine bishops will make an historic pilgrimage to Orkney to mark the 900th anniversary of the death of St Magnus.
An Inverness motorsports fan has told a fatal accident inquiry how spectators tried to save the life of a Skye woman who was hit by a rally car.
A cadet who knocked out another man in a Lerwick scuffle after he remonstrated with him about an assault he previously committed has been fined.
A company boss has denied claims he forced a Black Isle electrician out of his job after he was seriously assaulted in Shetland by his roommate and colleague.
A Skye woman had just started walking to safety when she was killed by a rally car near Inverness, her son revealed at an inquiry yesterday.
A 32-year-old man found dead on a tiny beach on Barra last week has been formally identified.
A driver who knocked an experienced cyclist off her bike on the outskirts of Lerwick, leaving her unconscious in the middle of the road, has been given ten penalty points and £750 in fines.
A whistleblower has spoken of the moment he was left “covered in blood, crying and terrified” after being attacked in bed by a colleague.
Tiree Music Festival proved to be a hit yet again - despite being blighted with wind and rain which damaged tents.
Work on a £1.69million contract to resurface the taxiway at Stornoway Airport will commence next month.
A car has been discovered in the water at the foot of cliffs on Orkney.
Council bosses in the north and north east have raised just £3omillion from developers in the past five years, new figures show.
An islander celebrated picking up a masters degree in mechanical engineering from the Robert Gordon University yesterday - after overcoming more challenges than most to reach the finish line.
Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary was on hand to rescue a seal which was caught up in fishing line at Toft pier in Shetland's north mainland earlier this week.
Explosives experts from Faslane arrived in Shetland yesterday to dispose of World War II ammunition found on the seabed near Sellaness at the weekend.
A Caithness rock band staged an eerie recording session on an abandoned island after discovering an old organ inside a dilapidated school.
Explosives officers are due in Shetland in the coming days to dispose of a large number of old bullets recovered from the seabed by a diver near Sellaness at the weekend.
A Shetland student is on cloud nine following her graduation from Robert Gordon University (RGU), just two weeks after winning two silver medals at an international sporting event.
The assets of a gourmet salt manufacturer at the centre of a legal investigation food have officially been handed over to liquidators.
A man's body was recovered from the shoreline on Barra this morning.
A world-wide search has found no suitable ferries to add to the busy Stornoway to Ullapool route.
One Shetland student has demonstrated you can have it all after becoming a new dad and graduating in the space of a year.
The Scottish Government has promised to address an island community's plea for urgent investment in infrastructure to accommodate its unprecedented growth in visitor numbers.
An island community has mobilised against a funding cut which could leave the island with no sheltered housing accommodation.
Stornoway's Coastguard search and rescue (SAR) helicopter base has been officially transferred.
A German adventurer has balanced his way into the record books after his alternative take on reaching the summit of Orkney's Old Man of Hoy.
It was a close encounter of the 'bird' kind for one tourist during a holiday to Shetland.
A war of words between two airlines over lifeline flights to the islands has intensified amid fears a price war could threaten the future of services.
Transport bosses have revealed proposals for an Oyster Card-style pass to make travelling in the north easier.
A children's music summer school in the Western Isles almost derailed by a fire has been saved after the community rallied round.
A man from Lerwick who asked two girls aged 13 and 14 to take a bath together and allow him to watch has been placed under supervision for two years.