The proposed spaceport in north Sutherland offers more benefits to the area than just the direct jobs which it would create.
MSPs have hailed plans to build the UK’s first spaceport in the Highlands as a “giant leap” for the local economy – and an “absolute lifeline” for the remote north coast.
More than 80 academics have thrown their backing behind a campaign to ensure significant artefacts from a museum in the Highlands remain in the region.
They are renowned as some of science fiction's most feared villains, and have struck terror into the hearts of civilisations across the universe during more than 50 years on Doctor Who.
A grieving family is asking former Dounreay workers to come forward and help them as they seek justice after losing their father to cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.
The country's oldest nuclear reactor is to be razed to the ground in the next three years.
The last reported flight taking high-grade nuclear material from Dounreay in Caithnesss has taken place.
Anti-radiation pills have been withdrawn from residents living near a Highland nuclear facility.
A landslip next to the A9 near Helmsdale has sparked community fears that Caithness and north Sutherland could be completely cut off.
The Highlands is to have the first spaceport in the UK - sparking a jobs boom potentially worth £3.8 billion to the economy.
Cavendish Nuclear has signed two further framework deals totalling £10 million to support decommissioning work at Dounreay.
Supplier Cavendish Nuclear has announced today that it has signed two further framework deals with Dounreay nuclear site totalling £10 million.
The far north is gradually weaning itself off its long-time dependence on Dounreay, according to a jobs creation thinktank.
The public sector taskforce spearheading the drive to replace jobs being shed at Dounreay is hopeful of success - and a prominent union has suggested the answer is in space.
When there is a big employer in the area, families often work together - and it seems dogs are no exception.
The growth of tourism in the far north will pave the way for a bright future in the region’s economy after the demise of the Dounreay nuclear power plant, according to a UK Government minister.
Some of the most deadly radioactive material left at Dounreay in Caithness will be gone in a year, it has been revealed.
Controversial flights carrying Dounreay’s deadly nuclear waste from Scotland to the USA will continue until late next year.
The "highest single remaining hazard" at a Scottish nuclear site is being removed.
Energy service giant Wood has cemented its commitment to boosting the north Highlands economy through its clean-up work at the Dounreay nuclear site.
He should have been celebrating a milestone in life in his home town of Thurso.
A plane carrying weapons-grade nuclear waste to the US left the Highlands the day after the UK’s terror threat level was raised to “critical.”
Anti-nuclear campaigners will meet in Moray to press for alternatives to transporting radioactive waste through the region.
The Scottish Government has raised safety concerns over the £1.6billion clean-up of the Dounreay nuclear complex in Caithness.
A remote north peninsula has rocketed into the lead as spaceport plans take off.
A hugely-popular tourist driving route faces disruption while a stretch is used to transport nuclear waste.
A north MSP has called for a "tangible" legacy to be left in Caithness from the decommissioning work being carried out at Dounreay.
The first of 180 massive radioactive blocks of concrete have been removed from a Scottish nuclear "swimming pool."
UK nuclear records from 17 sites dating back to the 1940s will be on public show for the first time today at a new archive in Caithness.
The prospect of a strike at Dounreay has increased after the latest pay talks between unions and management at the nuclear site broke down.
More than 90 jobs are expected to be created at Wick Harbour as part of the £10million spin-off from major offshore renewable energy contracts in the coming months.
The scale of the operation involved in transporting hundreds of staff working to decommission Dounreay has been laid out by the nuclear facility.