A priest has gone on trial accused of committing a string of sexual offences against children more than 50 years ago.
Lifeboat crews have been called out to deal with two broken down vessels off the west coast.
A French chef who lost his temper and grabbed a kitchen worker by the throat was warned by a sheriff yesterday that he could have killed his victim.
Prime Minister David Cameron has been criticised after describing Argyll and Bute as "far flung".
A bitter Skye boat war was raised up in court yesterday after claims of violent behaviour.
A Skye woman was almost twice the drinks drive limit when she was stopped behind the wheel fully 12 hours after her last drink.
A rare flightless beetle that has a bizarre interaction with bees, has been discovered in abundance on an Inner Hebridean island.
A man today denied at Portree Sheriff Court assaulting a TV licence investigator.
A new bird's-eye view of Mull's famous white-tailed sea eagles has been set up.
A diver underwent decompression treatment after suffering the bends on a dive off Mull.
The acclaimed contemporary artist Helmut Lemke has been awarded the second Jon Schueler Scholarship at the Skye Gaelic College, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI.
An island ferry dry-docked in Liverpool after suffering hull damage is back in service.
Expenses claimed by councillors serving Orkney, Shetland, the Western Isles and Argyll and Bute have been published.
Humpback whales, orcas and bottlenose dolphins will do their bit for the economy of the Highlands and islands when the first Whale Week festival is held next week.
A rider was airlifted to hospital on Lewis at the weekend after falling from a horse.
A team of novice rowers broke through their target to row a 100 miles from St Kilda back home to Skye in just 30 hours, using a 120-year-old boat.
A team of eight intrepid rowers are tackling a 100-mile journey from St Kilda to Skye in a 120-year-old boat to raise money for charity.
The heritage of the beautiful island of Colonsay will be the feature of a four-day conference on the island.
Police are seeking witnesses to a crash on the A87 near Earlish, on Skye on Thursday.
A group of six basking sharks - Britain's biggest fish - have been spotted off the Isle of Tiree.
A fatal accident inquiry will be held later this year into the death of a Skye mountain guide.
Wildlife enthusiasts have been treated to two rare sightings off the west coast in the past two days.
An explosives team will attended a remote beach on Skye this afternoon to deal with an unexploded grenade.
One of Scotland's most remote schools welcomed its first children in three years yesterday.
A naval explosives disposal crew is en route to the Isle of Skye after a member of the public discovered a live grenade on the island's shore.
A fishing vessel which ran aground off the west Highland coast was saved from sinking by a lifeboat crew.
Tobermory lifeboat rescued a fishing vessel which ran aground on rocks off Ardnamurchan Point on Saturday.
An emergency was sparked at an island's airport today when a plane crashed into a fence after landing.
Mallaig lifeboat was called out to assist a charter yacht with six people on board, which ran aground on rocks in a Skye loch yesterday afternoon.
A small earthquake has hit the isle of Mull. The 0.5 magnitude tremor was recorded at 1.34am today.
A shepherd and boatman died after falling overboard while taking a visitor to a privately owned island in the Inner Hebrides.
An island school will welcome its first children in three years after a newly arrived family called a halt to being taught by video lessons from a neighbouring isle.