Potentially life-saving equipment will be handed out to Scots at risk of contracting a disease on the hills, the Scottish Government has confirmed.
A review of council wards on Scotland’s islands has been launched in a move that could see councillors represent smaller areas.
Fresh investment has been announced by the Scottish Government to help promote the scenery, wildlife and culture of the Highlands and Islands.
A man has been arrested following a blaze and disturbance at a luxury hotel on the Isle of Skye in the early hours of this morning.
The Highlands and Islands have lost their crown as the top region in Scotland for property rental price growth, industry figures show.
Strong winds are causing chaos across the north and north-east of Scotland today with disruption to traffic and schools.
Tributes have been paid to a Lewis woman who died following a road traffic collision on Hogmanay.
Nearly 40 years working at the same primary school in Kirkwall has seen an Orkney woman being made an MBE.
A “proud Orcadian” has been made an MBE thanks to the hard work he has put in helping to look after St Magnus Cathedral.
A missing 27-year-old man was found safe and well after a major search in the Outer Hebrides today.
A primary school on South Uist is the winner of a winter show competition held by the Scottish Salmon Company and the National Theatre of Scotland.
New homes across the north are set to benefit from access to reliable ultrafast broadband.
Police have made a new appeal over an audacious theft of a historic 7ft sword from a remote Scottish island.
Celebrations for Tiree Music Festival's 10th anniversary will kick off in style at a special launch event in January.
The first acts for next year’s Hebridean Celtic Festival have been confirmed as the event has been shortlisted for another award.
Islanders and those who use ferries to Coll and Tiree are being asked to share their views on plans to replace linkspan decks at both terminals.
It is an island best-known for being connected to the mainland via the famous "Bridge Over the Atlantic".
A new principal has been appointed for Orkney College UHI with Professor Eddie Abbott-Halpin set to take up his post in early January.
Volunteers from across the Highlands who could make a big difference for nature just by looking after a box of pin badges are being sought by RSPB Scotland.
A council is asking the Ministry of Defence to help pay for a £400,000-plus clean-up of contaminated land at an old naval base on an Orcadian island.
An Orkney company is aiming to create a global first with a £1.5 million project to develop a new submersible drilling rig for use in the offshore renewable energy sector.
Two men whose plot to bring nearly £30,000 worth of cannabis into Shetland was scuppered when the speedboat they used to ferry the drugs into Lerwick off a NorthLink ship sparked the attention of the emergency services have been sent to prison.
The Western Isles is set for a mini housing boom, with over 200 new properties expected to be developed over the course of the next year.
They are famed for their stunning, pristine beaches, ancient sites and abundant wildlife - though not always the weather.
People in the north are paying between four and six pence more for fuel than the rest of the country.
No additional cabins can be built on NorthLink’s ferries due to safety regulations - but four extra berths will be installed in the coming months.
Police in the Western Isles are urging local residents to keep heating fuels secure to prevent thefts this winter.
Police are appealing for information which could help trace teenager Casey Scott.
A couple from Luing have taken on the island’s only shop and post office and saved it from closure.
Positioned 23 miles out into the Atlantic, one thing residents on one of the UK’s remotest islands are not short of is wind - in fact, gales often cancel their ferry for days on end or keep them housebound.
The family of Barra’s Manchester Bomb victim has set up a charitable trust in memory of the teenager.
South Uist ferry passengers endured a fruitless twelve voyage yesterday after a Cal Mac ship was unable to berth in bad weather.