The worst-offending councillor in Scotland for being in council tax arrears has been named as Iain Archie MacNeil, of South Uist.
A 36-year-old woman was flown to hospital in Glasgow last night after being hit by a car while out walking her dog in South Uist.
Thieves have helped themselves to the contents of a donations box at a popular eagle observatory in the Outer Hebrides.
A message in a bottle that was launched from the Caribbean has travelled more than 4,000 miles and washed ashore on a beach - in Barra.
A group of scouts was dramatically rescued by Coastguard helicopter after taking a “wrong turn” in a Highland wilderness.
A passenger plane most likely came off the runway as it landed on a tiny island due to an unexpected gust of wind, a new report has found.
An 85.98% exam pass rate of Western Isles pupils achieving National 5 in S4 was higher than the national figure of 79.5%.
Nurses in the north and north-east could still be owed millions of pounds in backdated holiday pay, it has emerged.
The mystery of a missing German tourist in the Western Isles has deepened after an extensive search has failed to find any clues as to his whereabouts.
Police in the Western Isles are continuing their search for a man who has been reported missing from his home more than a thousand miles away.
A German tourist visiting the Western Isles has been reported missing by his family.
The sole survivor of a fishing boat tragedy that claimed the lives of his three crewmates has revealed how he cheated death when the MV Louisa sank off the Hebrides.
The family of the skipper of the tragic Louisa fishing boat have called for those who “failed” the crew to be held to account.
An official report into the MV Louisa fishing boat tragedy has revealed a litany of disaster including apparently ineffective lifejackets, delays in the rescue operation and a switched-off alarm.
A local authority has launched court proceedings in a bid to enforce the removal of a 21-foot fishing boat left abandoned and decaying at side of a pier in Lewis.
A 32-year-old man found dead on a tiny beach on Barra last week has been formally identified.
Council bosses in the north and north east have raised just £3omillion from developers in the past five years, new figures show.
The assets of a gourmet salt manufacturer at the centre of a legal investigation food have officially been handed over to liquidators.
A man's body was recovered from the shoreline on Barra this morning.
A world-wide search has found no suitable ferries to add to the busy Stornoway to Ullapool route.
Stornoway's Coastguard search and rescue (SAR) helicopter base has been officially transferred.
Transport bosses have revealed proposals for an Oyster Card-style pass to make travelling in the north easier.
A children's music summer school in the Western Isles almost derailed by a fire has been saved after the community rallied round.
The boss of a Stornoway firm has been disqualified from operating vehicles by Scotland's Traffic Commissioner.
A west coast fisherman has spoken out about "impossible" Home Office rules that he claims could drive him out of business.
A multimillion-pound military upgrade for the Western Isles and neighbouring outpost of St Kilda has secured funding.
The MP for the Western Isles has vowed to help tackle loneliness after meeting a body continuing the legacy of Jo Cox.
A man from the Western Isles has died while in custody in Barlinnie prison, the Scottish Prison Service has confirmed.
Coastguards were sent to rescue a child sinking in quicksand on the Isle of Lewis.
Five councils across the north are joining forces to improve the crumbling roads network.
Profits of £2,500 from a community-owned windfarm scheme have been given to a charity which helps vulnerable people in the Western Isles.
A man has died after a fire in a flat on Lewis.