A volunteer dive team has been given permission to carry out an extensive survey of the wreck of a battleship sunk almost 80 years ago with the loss of more than 800 lives.
HMS Royal Oak
A cash reward has been offered after a laptop containing precious survey data from the famous sunken battleship Royal Oak was stolen in Orkney.
Two Army cadets from Orkney have sailed almost 600 nautical miles around the coast of Britain, honouring the fallen heroes of the First World War in the process.
It is a story that stands out for its poignancy, even among the tragedies of World War II.
A World War II torpedo that was found in the waters off Orkney has been destroyed by experts from the Royal Navy.
One of the last survivors of the HMS Royal Oak sinking has died.
The 75th anniversary of one of the worst losses in British naval history will marked held in Orkney tomorrow.
A commemoration will take place marking two significant dates in the history of a warship which was sunk in Orkney during World War II with the loss of 833 lives.