Rosebank Primary school and Nursery in Nairn has closed this morning due to no power, heating or water. The closure of the Highland school has affected 344 pupils and 63 children from the nursery.
North-east firms must fork out £8million more in large business rate supplements because they are located in Scotland, while Highland firms will pay £3million more, new analysis by the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) shows.
Emergency services are in attendance at a serious road crash on a Highland Road.
Members of the public who have had flu-like symptoms are being asked to stay away from hospitals so as not to spread it.
Highland Council has urged residents to take action to grit their pavements after it emerged that a 91-year-old man died after slipping on an icy pavement in Inverness.
Highland head coach Davie Carson says teenage winger Jake Henry's call-up to the Scotland under-18s squad is proud recognition for both the player and the club.
Highland businesses have had a major boost in tourism after Scotland’s busiest cruise port recorded an increase of more than 53,000 passengers to the north.
A Highland teenager who had been reported missing has been traced safe and well. Police appealed to the public after Aiden Cross from the Evanton area had not been seen since Sunday. The force has now confirmed he has been found safe and well.
Highland built on last week’s morale-boosting win against leaders Glasgow Accies, running in 11 tries to keep themselves in the National 3 promotion race demolishing bottom side Dalziel in the process.
Visitors to the Highlands are being charged a “scandalous” levy if they take hired vehicles on board a ferry, it has been claimed.
A biker who went racing along a Highland road at almost two and a half times the legal speed limit was banned from driving for six months yesterday.
Staff shortages have forced another Highland hospital to impose restrictions on new admissions.
Highland Council chiefs appear to have failed in a fresh attempt to influence controversial police reforms.
A population the size of Aviemore’s is now dependent on Highland food banks, shock new figures show.
The public can have its say on NHS Highand’s performance at an “annual review” being held in Aviemore at the end of the month.
Councillors are expected to back plans next week for rolling out free wifi to 14 more Highland towns - while others in the remotest corners could be years away from the luxury.
Carers looking after some of the most vulnerable people in the Highlands have voted to consider all industrial action short of all-out strike.
The chairman of a north-east patients’ rights body has warned that merging the north of Scotland’s health boards could worsen the workload of already strained NHS Grampian clinicians.
Windfarm bosses have insisted that a multi-millin pound windfarm off the coast of Caithness will be a boon in terms of jobs and money.
Hundreds of home care staff across the north are to be balloted over possible industrial action that could deprive vulnerable Highlanders of vital support.
An emergency council taskforce is being formed to tackle what some community leaders regard as "a crisis" of a fast-growing city failing to keep pace with a need for extra school places in Inverness.
Five councils across the north are joining forces to improve the crumbling roads network.
A man has been found seriously injured within a commercial property in the Lochinver area.
Highland councillors have railed against plans for a radical schools shake-up that could see headteachers handed significant control of budgets.
Plans for new schools and road improvements across the Highlands have been thrown into doubt as council chiefs admit they can't afford them.
Finance chiefs have revealed Highland Council is facing a funding black hole of between £130million and £187million.
A north mum who claims her autistic son has not properly attended school for four years plans to sue the council over what she calls "discrimination".
The north's council leader last night launched a blistering attack on her own education officials for failing to get to grips with an overcrowding crisis in city schools.
The controversial introduction of a charge to have garden waste bins uplifted has been taken up by 24,300.
A man "relighting the beacon of Liberalism" spoiled the SNP's hopes of repeating a hat-trick at Ross County last night.
A Scottish estate owner is seeking to overturn Scottish Government approval for a 22-turbine Highland wind farm within wild land in the first case of its kind.
Highland Council chiefs have agreed an escape clause if radical reforms go wrong.