A lack of suitable housing is preventing Orkney residents from moving as they get older or face health issues, researchers have found.
The incredible naval, trade and seafaring heritage of Scapa Flow in Orkney is being brought back to life.
A man who told police he wanted to "punch their faces in" has been fined.
An Orkney-based ultra-marathon runner is taking on an incredible challenge this weekend as he bids for another world record.
A 63-year-old man is being treated for serious injuries in Aberdeen after an accident involving a quad bike in Orkney.
An Orkney gin company which opened its premises to visitors only a year ago has already achieved its Five Star Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland.
A woman has been taken to hospital following a fire at a burger van in Orkney today.
A parcel of land has been gifted to a community trust to build three two-bedroomed homes on an Orcadian island.
A new animated film about the women's suffrage movement in Orkney has taken top prize in a national competition.
Orkney has received an illustrious title after being branded as community of the month by the Fairtrade Foundation.
Orkney Islands Council is calling for the Scottish Government to provide funding that would allow cheaper fares on local inter-island ferry routes.
Campaigners fighting to clear the name of convicted killer Michael Ross – jailed for life for murdering a waiter in Orkney – have hit out at a new book about the case.
Orkney MSP Liam McArthur is currently seeking the assistance of parliamentary colleagues to support a national project aimed at protecting Scotland’s heritage sites from the continual threat of coastal erosion.
Six specially-trained detection dogs are to be brought in to Orkney to help rid the islands rugged landscape of the invasive non-native stoat.
Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary will be commemorated in Orkney in September with a programme of talks on space and astronomy during the islands’ annual science festival.
A cash pot of £160,000 has been made available to recruit a much-needed dementia specialist in Orkney – which is facing a crisis with the number of sufferers is expected to double from around 400 in the next decade.
A campaign to see Shetland and Orkney flag emojis made available on messaging and social networking platforms has been launched by youth politicians in the Northern Isles.
Orkney sailed off with another awarded for visitor satisfaction - with Kirkwall named Top Cruise Destination for Western Europe and the UK.
Orkney residents will have to fork out almost 5% more on Council Tax, it has been confirmed.
A sheriff is to hold a probe into the death of a diver whose skipper was later prosecuted for breaching health and safety laws.
Rhiain Mackie, from Kirkwall, studied business at Orkney College before moving to the “big city” of Aberdeen.
A row has broken out in Orkney over alterations to the grand entrance at the iconic St Magnus Cathedral.
An event showcasing a digital storytelling project was held at Stromness Town Hall.
An online auction of four historic WWI German warships lying on the Orkney seabed has attracted massive global interest – including one from an artist keen to create an underwater gallery.
David Gange admits he was often terrified during an epic 12 month Atlantic trip in a kayak.
An innovative joint partnership between NHS Orkney and Girlguiding Orkney, aimed at raising awareness of antibiotic resistance, has scooped a prestigious national award for its success.
A number of Orkney flights have been cancelled due to "unforeseen and exceptional staffing issues".
Householders across the north are being told to be “on guard” and reject cold-calling home energy traders on the doorstep.
It's an event which always showcases the rich flora and fauna on one of Scotland's most popular islands.
The grisly discovery of a human arm on an island off the north coast may sound like the start of another murder mystery novel, but scientists have discovered the real story is far more intriguing.
A former army helicopter pilot is planning a world-record-breaking adventure to raise funds for the restoration of the home of Orkney explorer John Rae.