A businesswoman suing Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) for £25million has claimed the Scottish Government missed an opportunity to stop "bad practice and underperformance" at the development agency.
Trading standards officers have warned residents on the Western Isles to avoid a Fifa World Cup online lottery scam letter that is circulating in the region.
The Salvation Army in the Western Isles has launched a baby bank to help support families with the cost of having a child.
Agency accuses island sea salt business of “unacceptable mis-labelling” that could deceive consumers
A successful sea salt business in the Western Isles is under investigation as food standards officers said it put Scotland's great reputation for food and drink at risk.
A sexual predator who targetted children in the Western Isles for more than 12 years is behind bars.
Building a bridge across Stornoway harbour and relocating the bus station have been mooted under a long term vision to enhance the town centre.
Health boards in the north have insisted it will be "business as usual" today after a major cyber attack which hit the NHS over the weekend.
The only council in Scotland with no women is to meet next week as it seeks to deal with gender specific issues.
Dutch police are investigating a suspected stabbing on a container ship off the Western Isles.
An exhibition celebrating a Stornoway Army officer's impressive art collection will be staged this summer with the help of almost £60,000 of lottery money.
There was drama at the Western Isles Council count when a leading member collapsed just before he was re-elected.
Villagers battled for hours to rescue a pickup vehicle sinking on a picturesque beach in the Western Isles.
Tests are being undertaken following fears of potentially toxic contamination of the sea and shore as the result of a major fire in the Western Isles.
A list of children's instruments destroyed by fire in a factory where they were being stored has been revealed as calls are made to protect the local jobs of the people who worked there.
Two sick fishermen were airlifted today from boats off Scottish islands in separate incidents less than three hours apart.
Organisers of a traditional music festival in the Western Isles are appealing for help after a factory blaze destroyed all of the children's instruments being stored there.
A new location has been earmarked for the construction of a block of student halls for the Lews Castle College.
A probe has been launched into a fire that wrecked a £6m net cleaning factory in the Outer Hebrides.
Firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a net factory in the Isle of Scalpay for more than 24 hours.
Five fire crews battled a blaze last night at a factory in the Western Isles.
An investigation has found the conduct of a late churchman alleged to have been involved in extra-marital affairs was "seriously inconsistent with that expected of a Christian minister".
The first dedicated long-distance walking route connecting the islands of the Outer Hebrides will officially open this week.
They lost their daughter in a failed rescue attempt in Afghanistan.
A new political party hopes to oust the SNP from its Western Isles' stronghold at the June election.
Campaigners fear the Highland landscape could be blighted with dozens of new windfarms after a radical review of council planning policy.
An audit has revealed concerns about the financial sustainability of an island college.
Ambitious plans to grow the economy of a group of community-owned islands have been revealed - including a major new house-building project.
An island museum is on the look-out for artefacts to borrow for an important centenary event.
A new report shows that cleanliness remains below standard at a Western Isles hospital despite a poor report four months earlier.
Postal voters in the Western Isles are being urged to return their ballots in good time.
A message in a bottle dropped in the sea in Canada has washed up in the Western Isles.
Heartless thieves raided a collection box in an island church over the Easter weekend.