The Scottish Government have rejected calls to follow the example of Denmark and impose a ban on any new fish farm developments due to growing environmental concerns.
A campaign to tackle violence against women is being launched in betting shops in the north today.
Enterprise chiefs are confident Cairngorm resort will remain open despite the operators being plunged into administration – after “cashflow problems” following the closure of the railway funicular.
Ferry bosses have confirmed an interest in launching a "Caledonian MacTrain" bid to run Scotland’s railways – minutes after apologising to customers for service chaos.
Controversial top secret flights carrying Dounreay’s deadly nuclear waste from Scotland to the USA resumed at the weekend.
A new police information centre opened in the Highlands yesterday as a “replacement” for the city’s lost control room.
Scotland’s chief public prosecutor has welcomed the return of High Court criminal cases to the Highlands after a six-year absence.
Nicola Sturgeon has dismissed claims that her officials interfered in plans for a controversial Highland golf course - amid warnings they risked repeating mistakes made during Donald Trump’s Aberdeenshire application.
Plans to stop budget travellers sharing cabins with strangers on the Caledonian Sleeper have been condemned by a north MSP.
Nearly a fifth of all train journeys on the Far North line last year did not offer a trolley service to passengers because of staffing problems.
A parliamentary motion opposing a controversial £8million golf development in Sutherland has been lodged by MSP John Finnie, who claims it would be “catastrophic” for the local environment.
Demolition experts have moved in to start clearing the way for Scotland's first justice centre to be built in Inverness.
The boss of the north's business agency has unveiled a blueprint to try to end a bitter row over its future - but the plan was branded "worse" than the original.
The Scottish Government has backed the building of a third runway at Heathrow over an expansion at Gatwick.
Up to 53 tonnes of diesel fuel are believed to have spilled into the ocean from an oil rig that ran aground on the Western Isles.
A Highland politician has claimed that Scottish Water's plans to remove the filtration system from a waste treatment plant could lead to pollution on some of the north's best beaches.
Bosses at mining giant Rio Tinto have met north politicians over fears the firm could shut down its operations in Lochaber.
An MSP has called for a Polish man to be released from a "soulless detention centre" so he can properly recover from witnessing his friend being swept away in the River Ness.
A north MSP has demanded answers over the "disconnection" of a video link that enables witnesses to give court evidence from a Sutherland town.
The ex-provost of Nairn believes it is now unlikely that Alistair Wilson’s murderer will ever be caught – and claims the town has finally "moved on" from the shooting that sent shockwaves through Scotland.
The Scottish Government has vowed to fight the so-called postcode penalty which means rural residents "pay through the nose" for deliveries.
A Highland and Islands MSP is urging local councils to invest some of their pension funds in social and affordable housing.
The Scottish Police Authority is under fresh pressure to release the raw data of a survey that claimed majority public support for putting officers on the beat armed with handguns.
A UK Government minister has been accused of "inventing" stories about the negative effects of average speed cameras on the A9.
A row has broken out after a Highland MSP urged Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander to scrap VAT for Police Scotland.
A politician fears plans to stop 24-hour road policing in the north and north-east could encourage criminals to target remote and rural communities.
Alarmed residents have raised complaints after running into armed police at public places across Inverness, including fast food restaurants and supermarkets.