Almost one in five homes on Skye is now listed as an Airbnb, a new study has revealed.
North-east residents are to be given the chance to have their say on plans for a so-called tourist tax next week.
The Scottish Government has been challenged over the lack of rural bank branches amid reports criminals are targeting businesses which have to store their own cash.
Scotland's first community-owned school was officially opened yesterday in Ardnamurchan.
A campaign group has said it could be 10 years before traffic congestion in Lochaber is resolved - and that's only if the pressure on the Scottish Government is kept up.
Transport Scotland officials will visit Skye next week to meet with MSP Kate Forbes and campaigner Sharon Anslow to discuss road safety improvements.
A public spending watchdog has warned that the Scottish Government still doesn't know how much investment is needed to achieve the aims of its 2017 digital strategy.
Some of the north’s most famous tourist attractions, including the Old Man of Storr and Pluscarden Abbey, are to get extra money to protect them from rising visitor numbers.
Highland Council must “radically rethink” its fostering arrangements after new figures revealed children are routinely placed hundreds of miles from home.
Plans to delay cutting Air Passenger Duty (APD) have been described as a “bitter blow” for Aberdeen.
Shocking new evidence of the scale of Scotland's sheep worrying problem has led to calls for dog-owners to take further action to prevent their pets from killing or harming livestock.
European Union citizens are being urged to stay in the Highlands amid ongoing Brexit uncertainty.
Scotland’s Public Finance Minister Kate Forbes last night claimed the Chancellor’s Spring Statement offers “no clarity” on funding for Scotland.
Public Finance Minister Kate Forbes has signalled that Shetland Islands Council could use bond finance to pay for bridges or tunnels between islands in the archipelago.
Once named as the most unsafe road in Britain, the A889 Laggan to Dalwhinnie has attracted the attention of the government minister, whose officials will visit next month.
A woman who survived a horrific island crash has been given support in her “keep Left” campaign on Skye by local politicians.
Snow sports in Scotland contributed almost £31 million to the economy during the 2017/18 ski-season, new figures have revealed.
The first female MSP to make a plenary address in the Scottish Parliament chamber in Gaelic has warned the language’s future will only be secured for the next generation if all speakers step up their efforts.
An MSP has attacked the “outrageous” abuse by drivers who are parking at the north’s main hospital without even visiting it.
Increases in business rates for offices in Aberdeen and the north-east will remain capped at a maximum of 12.5% until 2022, the Scottish Government has announced.
Rail bosses facing demands to stop trains running through the Stromeferry bypass until works are finished
Rail bosses are facing demands to stop trains running through the Stromeferry bypass until the current works are finished.
A meeting at the ancient stronghold after which Fort William is named may change the course of its history.
Community leaders on a remote north peninsula are poised to appoint a project worker to aid in their fight to ensure a vital health service in the area remains.
A north politician is backing an innovative cycling scheme which aims to help older people across the Highlands stay active and socialise.
Online holiday accommodation giant AirBnB has been urged to issue “responsible tourism” advice for guests visiting the Highlands - particularly for drivers tackling narrow roads such as on the NC500 route.
Owners of laser devices face tougher penalties for misusing what they “mistakenly believed to be a toy”, pilots have warned.
A Highland MSP has praised the “sacrifice” of retained firefighters serving in rural areas - tabling a motion at the Scottish Parliament recognising their devotion to duty.
A Highland MSP has called for dog owners to take greater care with their pets whilst out walking near farming livestock, following a spate of attacks on sheep.
A novel health programme introducing medical students to GP life in the Highlands could ultimately lead to a large number of doctor vacancies in the region being filled with new blood.
A Ross-shire town aims to revive its flagging fortunes by establishing a Business Improvement District (Bid).
A Highland MSP has become the latest critic of plans to "re-wild" an estate in the north of Scotland.
Hundreds of jobs and £130m investment as Highland councillors approve Fort William alloy wheels factory
Hundreds of jobs will be created in Fort William after Highland councillors approved plans for an alloy car wheels factory in the town.