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.
Ferry ports at Coll and Tiree will be closed to vehicles for up to four weeks each as new linkspan decks are installed.
Police in the Highlands and islands arrested 10 people in connection with drink or drug driving offences over the weekend.
Ancient repairs to a perfectly preserved Iron Age wooden bowl from a 2,000-year-old well in Orkney have amazed experts.
Island leaders have voiced concerns about the populations of the smaller Shetland islands as it emerged a major employer is offering relocation packages that could encourage people to move away.
A music festival has generated more than half a million pounds for the Uist economy, an independent assessment has revealed.
An American reality TV star who sparked outrage by posting “trophy” photographs online with dead goats on Islay has received death threats.
An American TV star and self-styled “hardcore huntress” has been criticised by politicians and tourism chiefs for posting photos of dead “trophies” - including goats and sheep - online.
One of the best known portraits of George Mackay Brown, considered one of the great Scottish poets of the 20th Century, has been returned to its former glory and has gone on show in Orkney once again.
Serious concern has been raised by islanders in Orkney over plans for a new power line more than a third higher than the existing lines on the isles.
A ferry damaged after hitting the pier in Stornoway has docked in Aberdeen for repairs.
The major economic impact of the Hebridean Celtic Festival in Stornoway has been underlined by a new report which shows it brought £2.1 million to the local economy.
In a season blighted by breakdowns and delays to services, CalMac has been named "Ferry Operator of the Year 2018" at the National Transport Awards.
A retired engineer has earned the right to weave his own Harris Tweed after undertaking a “labour of love” to restore two vintage looms to their former glory.
CalMac has launched a probe after its £43million flagship ferry with more than 250 people onboard collided with a pier.
A poignant day of events will help the people of Orkney mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.
With ferry fares cheaper than ever, visiting the islands has never been more popular.
A surfer was winched to safety from rocks surrounded by rough sea on the isle of Lewis.
The fishing boat Louisa which sank in the Western Isles resulting in the deaths of three fishermen is back at sea.
Plans have been lodged for the controversial new £15million community hospital on the isle of Skye.
A recently opened 70-space car park at one of Skye’s most popular beauty spots is proving the victim of its own success.
They were dreaming of a new life on the other side of the Atlantic, but the men, women and children on board the Annie Jane have instead entered the history books as the victims of one of Britain’s worst maritime disasters.
Barra's only bank has been saved in what has been called "a victory for common sense".
Award-winning author Andy Stanton is visiting schools in the Highlands and Islands as part of the 20th anniversary of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour.
The man who died after falling from cliffs near Deerness in Orkney has been named by police as Colin Middleton, 49, from the Sheffield area.
Police in Orkney have named the man who died following a fall at cliffs near Deerness.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died after falling 30ft from cliffs in Orkney.
A major rescue operation was launched in Orkney this afternoon. Emergency services were called out after reports that a man had fallen from cliffs. Coastguards, the RNLI and a rescue helicopter were all sent to Deerness. The condition of the man is not yet known.
Police in the Highlands and Islands are urging people to be on their guard against bogus workmen following the recent storms.
He has constantly referenced his mother’s island roots.