A Shetland doctor is calling for islanders to get the right end-of-life care to be able to die at home if they want to.
Highlands and islands
An international photography festival is making its return to the Highlands and Islands next month.
Nearly 40 youngsters from the Highlands and Islands and the north east of Scotland have returned home after spending two weeks in America with 45,000 other scouts.
A driver in the Highlands was allegedly caught eight times over the limit during a summer clampdown by police.
Community projects across the north and Moray are to benefit from a share of more than £1million to help make their ventures a reality.
Police crackdown on motorists as 10 reported in relation to drink driving while speeders are detected on Skye
Road policing officers have been cracking down on motorists over the past week with 10 reported in relation to drink driving offences across the Highlands and Islands.
Rural patients unable to take advantage of NHS Highland online appointment scheme due to poor internet quality
Plans to offer rural residents hospital appointments online have stalled due to the poor internet quality in the north countryside.
North police have praised the area's mountain rescue teams as they revelaed more than 350 operations have been conducted across the region in the past year.
Idyllic seaside beaches across the north have been voted as some of the best in Scotland - beating off stiff competition from across the country.
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard will today promise to put the Highlands and islands at the heart of his party’s plans to transform Scotland.
Police in the Highlands and islands will be conducting a series of speed checks next week to ensure road safety is maintained.
Brexit Secretary Michael Russell yesterday said keeping freedom of movement is the only way to prevent depopulation in the Highlands and Islands.
EDF Energy’s new renewables arm is looking to add more jobs in the north-east and Highlands as it ramps up its projects there.
Financial services firm Jelf has re-jigged its top team in Westhill, near Aberdeen, and hired a new director for three branches in the Highlands and islands in a push to grow its business in the north and north-east.
Thousands of people in the north and north-east have had their cars seized by police for driving without insurance.
Thousands of skiers took to the slopes at the weekend as the coldest snap of the year brought a flurry of snow to resorts across Scotland.
The first flurries of snow covered most of the north yesterday, bringing some disruption to roads and services.
Shoppers across the north are still being hammered by rising delivery charges despite efforts to force retailers to reduce fees attached to items being transported north.
There have been more poaching and hare coursing offences in the north of Scotland than anywhere else in the country, new figures have revealed.
A Highland councillor has claimed that plans for 20mph speed limits across the north, which he says would save lives, and curb countless accidents, have been sidelined.
A Northern Isles MSP has pledged to improve residents’ lives as part of a Fuel Poverty Bill making its way through the Scottish Parliament.
Official statistics show that the cost of private rented housing in the Highlands and Islands has soared by 17% in the past eight years - with more people than ever facing homelessness when they cannot meet the rent.
A Highlands and Islands MSP is urging local residents to be prepared for extreme weather this festive season- just days after blustery conditions left services in the north at a standstill.
Three motorists have been charged with drink driving offences just hours after police launched a festive campaign to crack down on offenders.
Police are calling for residents in Inverness to check sheds and outbuildings to help find vulnerable teenager Jade McGrath who was last seen in the Leachkin area of the city.
Police Scotland is developing a new scheme to help recruit more special constables within rural communities across the north.
An eight-minute travel rule on rural retained firefighters needs to be “brought up to date” to allow more men and women to join up.
Police in the north have a new piece of equipment to add to their life-saving capabilities, thanks to the generosity of the family of a tragic teenager killed in a crash in 2016.
Police have dealt with more than 30 drivers for speeding offences in the second full week of road safety initiative Operation CEDAR in the Highlands and Islands.
Supporters have hailed the success of two weekend Pride marches across Inverness and Stornoway as a watershed moment for LGBT rights in the Highlands and Islands.
Highland police officers have teamed up with their counterparts south of the border in an operation aimed at disrupting the transport of drugs into the region.
Award-winning author Andy Stanton is to tour the north as part of the 20th anniversary of the Children’s Book Tour.