A fisheries officer who claims she was “tied to a chair” during a decade of harassment has taken the Scottish Government to court.
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NHS Orkney has appointed a new interim chief executive.
Orkney Islands Council is looking to purchase a new £8 million tug boat - and a second vessel could also be built if there is enough interest.
A restoration artist who worked on the Sistine Chapel in Rome is coming to Orkney next month to keep one of the islands’ main tourist attractions in perfect condition.
Orkney is grasping its tourism destiny with both hands – setting an example to Skye and NC500 on how to cope with growing visitor numbers.
A 53-year-old diver has died while exploring a WWI wreck in Scapa Flow – the second diving tragedy in Orkney this month.
The Orkney Islands has retained its title as the best place in the UK to live for bringing up children.
Police in Orkney are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was injured in a collision with a parked car in Kirkwall.
Scottish tourism bosses have confirmed nearly two-thirds of their tourist information centres will close as part of a “radical” move, designed to meet the increasingly digital needs of visitors.
It is a story that stands out for its poignancy, even among the tragedies of World War II.
A 27-year-old was arrested and charged after an assault on Orkney.
The body of a diver was recovered from Scapa Flow in Orkney last night after an air, land and sea search.
A medical team serving remote islands in Orkney has been reinstated after a ‘mystery’ five month suspension.
Orkney Islands Council has given its approval for the purchase of a new pilot launch to help guide ships in and out of the harbours at Scapa Flow and Kirkwall.
New figures have revealed that the number of drivers caught using mobile phones at the wheel in the north has plummeted in the wake of tougher laws which came into force this year.
A fishing skipper who filmed his own horrific catalogue of rape and abuse of a vulnerable woman was jailed for nine years yesterday.
Pilots, airport bosses and politicians gathered in Orkney yesterday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of airline Loganair’s inter-island service.
Police in Orkney are urging the public to be vigilant after a resident was conned out of a five-figure sum of money as a result of a telephone scam.
An 18-year-old woman was flown to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary yesterday following a serious crash in Orkney.
A main road in Orkney has been closed following a two car crash this morning.
An Orcadian island is at the centre of a water bug alert.
Plans for a £6.6million research and innovation campus in Stromness in Orkney have taken a major step forward.
The chief executive who “transformed” Orkney’s health board is leaving to take on a new challenge.
A new report has claimed that surging tourist numbers on Orkney have created “challenges” over preserving normal life on the islands.
An Orkney MSP has claimed urgent steps must be taken to deal with delays for orthopaedic treatment for patients from the isles.
An 85.98% exam pass rate of Western Isles pupils achieving National 5 in S4 was higher than the national figure of 79.5%.
A major upgrade of an Orkney harbour is poised to get under way after the project secured £1.7million in funding.
Nurses in the north and north-east could still be owed millions of pounds in backdated holiday pay, it has emerged.
Coastguard regulator rejects claims diver missing in water for 11 hours could have been found sooner
Claims a diver who was rescued after 11 hours at sea could have been found sooner if local advice had been followed have been rejected by the Marine and Coastguard Agency (MCA).
Bishops from Scotland, England and Scandinavia congregated in Orkney at the weekend for an historic pilgrimage to mark the 900th anniversary of the death of St Magnus.
Work on a major £1 million renovation project in Orkney is due to begin in the spring - and these pictures show what it could look like.
Three archbishops and nine bishops will make an historic pilgrimage to Orkney to mark the 900th anniversary of the death of St Magnus.