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.
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.
Transport bosses have revealed proposals for an Oyster Card-style pass to make travelling in the north easier.
The freedom of Orkney has been bestowed on an Arctic explorer 124 years after his death.
Two Orkney lifeboats and a helicopter carried out a large sea search after an emergency signal was received - only for the call to prove a false alarm.
An announcement from the Scottish Government on fairer fares for the Northern Isles ferry service could be made in a matter of weeks.
Archaeologists in Orkney are expecting a bumper tourist season as one of the island's most famous neolithic attractions opens for the summer.
Cutting edge technology has been used to allow access to one of Orkney's famous neolithic sites from anywhere in the world.
An island council has paid tribute to a long serving roads worker who died after being hit by a lorry.
A road worker has died after being hit by a lorry on Orkney.
The man who died after falling from a cliff at an Orkney beauty spot was a visitor to the islands.
A man was killed after falling into the sea from cliffs in Orkney yesterday.
Police have confirmed that a 39-year-old man died at Kirkwall Habour in Orkney at the weekend.
A funding boost announced yesterday aims to help young people in the islands find work.
A young disabled woman has revealed how she struggled to find any dentist to treat her in the whole of the Shetland Isles.
An Orcadian with a love of ancient history celebrated nine years of hard work yesterday after gaining a PHD in Archaeology from Aberdeen University.
An island health board has admitted destroying hundreds of mental health patient notes by mistake.
An investigation into how an air ambulance was sent 120 miles in the wrong direction after it was called to the aid of a sick baby has blamed an "individual staff error".
The Norwegian Royal Family has promised an enduring relationship with the Orkney islands after a "heartwarming" welcome from locals.
The centuries old connection between Orkney and Norway has been celebrated as the heir to the throne of the Scandinavian country visited the islands.
A removals company based in Orkney is sending a lorry-load of donations to help people made homeless by the London tower block tragedy.
Family illness has forced a 63-year-old former cancer patient from Orkney to pull out of his bid to run an incredible 3,100 miles in the world's longest certified footrace, which begins this week.
A raft of new measures to protect and empower the islands have been hailed as a "historic milestone" for remote communities.
Re-elected MP for Orkney and Shetland Alistair Carmichael has described the opportunities for the Liberal Democrats of exerting political influence on the newly elected parliament as "quite significant".
Alistair Carmichael has been re-elected as MP for Orkney and Shetland.
An isles activist has urged fellow politicians not to allow the latest terrorist attack to affect their election campaigning.
Residents on one of the UK's most remote islands are urgently seeking a new teacher for their tiny school.
A grief-stricken islands community will gather today to bury the first of the Manchester terror attack victims.
A unique charity shop in Orkney which funds a range of community groups has been handed a prestigious honour from the Queen.
The dividing lines which have cut through Scottish politics since the independence referendum are as stark on the northern isles as anywhere on the mainland.