Scotland’s Public Finance Minister Kate Forbes last night claimed the Chancellor’s Spring Statement offers “no clarity” on funding for Scotland.
Three climbers who died after an avalanche on the UK’s highest mountain were French and Swiss, Police Scotland have said.
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.
US broadcaster CNN has been invited on a fact-finding mission to Skye after it ranked the island among its top 12 global attractions to avoid this summer.
The Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has become the first council in Scotland to pledge to go plastic straw-free.
The “galling” extra delivery costs paid out by people across the north have been revealed in an eye-opening region by region breakdown.
It has emerged that companies are charging extra to deliver parcels to parts of Moray and the Highlands because they are not considered to be on the “mainland”.
All children at school in Scotland would benefit from speaking and recognising a few basic Gaelic words, according to a local MSP.
Skye could be turned into the “world’s first bilingual Geopark” as part of a new strategy to alleviate pressure on the island’s tourist hotspots.
Pressure is mounting on the Scottish Government to ensure a fit for purpose health provision in the north of Skye.
An MSP is demanding to know why pupils at a Highland primary school have been taught by four different teachers – for a second consecutive year.
The chairwoman of a parliamentary committee has backed calls for the Gaelic language to be awarded Unesco status in order to preserve its cultural heritage.
Lochaber councillors claim they have little evidence that a new £20million hospital will be built in the region.
Young people in the Highlands shouldn't measure their worth by the number of friends they have on Facebook, according to a politician.