A series of devastating storms shaped the lives of islanders in the second millennium BC, new evidence has revealed.
Pupils from Elgol Primary School on the Isle of Skye have had their own Viking longship put on display at a local museum.
A passenger on board a cruise ship was transferred to hospital in the Western Isles today by a local lifeboat crew.
A fishing boat was towed to safety during a rescue mission that lasted nearly 11 hours.
It is traditionally one of the wetter parts of the country.
Alsatian who had CPR performed on him by fast-thinking owner has died after collapsing on Stornoway Golf Course
A dog that made national headlines after its owner performed cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques he had just learned on a First Aid course has tragically died.
Air accident investigators have salvaged a helicopter which plunged into a Western Isles loch but say it is “too early to come to any conclusions” as the the cause of the tragedy in which the pilot died.
An independent reviewer has been appointed to carry out a study into the future of 10 closure-threatened RBS bank branches in communities in Scotland.
A rower who was rescued from huge seas in a bid to cross the Atlantic says he will not be attempting the feat again and does not want to be seen as “some reckless thrill seeker.”
Three members of the public tried in vain to save a pilot who was killed this week in a helicopter crash in the Western Isles.
A Scot rowing across the Atlantic was rescued from huge seas yesterday after his boat became swamped by waves.
Two Spanish tourists were struck by falling debris in Inverness city centre as Storm Hector swept across the north with a bang yesterday.
This year’s HebCelt festival is to showcase a brand new Gaelic song from a Lewis songwriter.
The boss of helicopter firm PDG Aviation Services has spoken of the company's "great sadness" following the death of one of its pilots in a crash yesterday.
A 59-year-old pilot has died after the helicopter he was flying in crashed into a Western Isles loch.
Police have confirmed that a 58-year-old man has died after the helicopter he was flying crashed into a Western Isles loch this morning.
A memorial to mark the First World War Iolaire disaster on Lewis is to be made more accessible to the public following the construction of a brand new path.
A traveller from Skye missing in Australia has been traced “safe and well.”
Police Scotland has appealed for information into the “illegal” killing of two pregnant red deer on North Uist.
The young winner of the best performance award at the 2018 Lewis Provincial Mod was the special guest of the Western Isles Council yesterday.
An investigation has been launched by the police after two red deer hinds were illegally killed last month.
Emergency service rushed to a cliff on the Isle of Lewis yesterday following reports of an abandoned bike.
A seal pup has been flown from a remote Scottish island to the mainland for specialist treatment after being found abandoned.
Police are training dozens of officers on Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles to use Tasers as part of a major expansion programme.
Western Isles police are appealing for information after a break-in at Campbell's Filling Station in Stornoway.
Organisers of one of the biggest Scottish running events are seeking to recruit runners from the Western Isles to join tens of thousands of others for the Great Scottish Run.
A 79-year-old man was taken to hospital by his daughter yesterday after suffering burns from a wildfire on the Isle of Lewis.
Health bosses have apologised after a man from Skye waited almost two years for an eye appointment at Raigmore Hospital.
The family of the first person in Europe to receive a lung transplant have urged the Scottish Government to implement an opt-out procedure in relation to organ donations.
A man was carried for 40 minutes to safety after falling and breaking his leg on rocks in the Western Isles.
A man had to be stretched to safety by coastguard teams this evening after becoming injured on the Isle of Harris.
Three villages in a corner of North Uist could be connected to the mains water supply for the first time thanks to a new project.