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Soaring numbers of visitors to Skye will be discussed at high level talks between a Scottish Government minister and the local MSP.
An island council leader has called for powers over the Crown Estate to be devolved to local authorities.
The neolithic village of Skara Brae on Orkney is featured in a new set of eight stamps issued by the Royal Mail.
A dead orca has washed up on a beach on an island near Walls.
Drivers battled with more treacherous weather across the north yesterday after a further six inches of overnight snow added to several days of travel chaos.
Western Isles SNP MSP Alasdair Allan has welcomed new figures which show the number of people working in tourism in the Western Isles increased by 22% in one year - with Scotland as a whole seeing an increase of 11%.
A group that supports victims of child sexual abuse in Shetland has been given nearly £150,000 of funding from the Big Lottery Fund.
There was disruption across the Highlands yesterday as hundreds of pupils enjoyed a day off school and snow affected travel.
A deal has been reached to ensure that foreign workers on freight vessels serving the Northern Isles are paid at least the minimum wage.
Forecasters have warned of continued snowfall later today and tomorrow for areas across the north of Scotland.
A likely sighting of a stoat on Sanday is being investigated by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).
The body which protects Harris Tweed from fakes is to appoint an "ambassador" in Japan to crack down on forgeries.
A 22-year-old woman has appeared in court charged with causing a disturbance and brandishing a knife at police officers at her home in the north of Lerwick.
BBC religious show, Songs of Praise has been filming in Lewis.
A Coastguard team was drafted in yesterday to protect islanders on the anniversary of a vicious storm that claimed the lives of five members of the same family.
A 37-year-old man has appeared in court accused of behaving in a disorderly manner, brandishing a knife, threatening to kill others and assaulting three police officers.
Three fire crews tackled a fire on a fishing boat in Stornoway harbour yesterday afternoon.
Ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) is warning anyone planning to travel by ferry today and tomorrow that crossings could be disruped by the strong winds forecast.
An islands MSP has demanded 999 calls "work for all of us" following a catalogue of blunders in response to emergencies across the north of Scotland.
Council criticised for taking too long to start work on causeway on anniversary of South Uist tragedy
An island community that suffered the loss of five of their own in the 2005 storms has criticised the council for taking too long to start work to ensure there is not another tragedy.
Fire crews were called to a blaze on a fishing boat in Stornoway.
Disappointment has been expressed after CalMac revealed the vessel purpose-built for the Mallaig to Skye ferry crossing will not be returning to the route for summer 2017.
A rare sighting of a snowy owl - the species made famous by Harry Potter - has been reported on the Orcadian island of Eday.
Russia’s ban on mackerel and other seafood imports from the European Union continued to hurt northern isles’ processor Shetland Catch in its last full trading year.
Fire chiefs last night defended the transfer of control rooms to Dundee - but admitted they were "rectifying" a number of systems and procedures following December's controversial shutdowns in Inverness and Aberdeen.
A major new research and business campus is to be built in Orkney - paving the way for a jobs and investment boom on the isles.
The north of Scotland is preparing for blizzards and travel disruption as an Arctic blast moves in from the sea this week bringing with it the possibility of "thundersnow".
Forecasters have issued a weather warning as the north braces itself to be battered with wind and snow.
A new super model dressed in black, white and red has floated in to a Western Isles port.
An Orkney man who suffered a life-threatening aneurysm in Thailand a year ago has opened his heart about the experience and his recovery process.
Here are six stories you may have missed from Lerwick Sheriff Court this week.
Alec Kidd’s list of recent incidents that raised alarm bells.