Folk stars of the modern era have paid tribute to the singer hailed as "the Queen of Gaelic".
A missing buoy has been blamed for a fishing boat running onto rocks at a Western Isles harbour last night.
Improvements have been promised for west coast lifeline air services when new contracts are awarded later this year.
A North Yorkshire couple who are lifelong fans of Whisky Galore have bought the only post office on the island of Barra, where the film was shot.
An investigation was launched last night amid fears a Russian submarine snagged a fishing boat's gear and dragged the vessel across the sea.
Pupils on Barra have been sent home today as wild winds battered the islands.
Mystery surrounds a big explosion in the Outer Hebrides that rattled buildings.
Over £20,000 of damage is estimated to have been caused by flooding at Castlebay School in Barra.
The Chief of the Clan MacNeil has given his backing to Scottish independence - claiming a Yes vote would deliver a "fairer future" for all.
Virtual underwater dives showcasing some of Scotland's most dramatic sea-life have been published online.
After a two year delay, the Scottish Government has finally gone out to tender to buy two new planes to operate on Barra route.
Barra lifeboat was called to the aid of a stricken yacht in the early hours of today.
The Queen's Baton caused a stir when it reached its most westerly point on its tour of Scotland with a 90-minute visit to St Kilda yesterday.
An island hospital once described as "completely unacceptable" for modern standards by health board bosses, is to be replaced.
Former Scottish Secretary Jim Murphy is embarking on a 100-day tour soap-box across Scotland to campaign against independence.
A renowned international researcher will next week present a series of community talks in the Outer Hebrides as part of a project commemorating World War I.
Ferry services to Barra and South Uist face disruption until the start of next week after a ship was suddenly taken out of service for urgent repairs.
A public meeting will take place this week in Barra to discuss recent progress on the project to revamp health and social care facilities at St Brendan's hospital.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex are to visit the Outer Hebrides today5.