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.
Kirkwall lifeboat went to the aid of a yacht which lost power east of Orkney in the early hours of this morning.
St Magnus Cathedral, one of Orkney’s best-known landmarks, is set to become the canvas for a short film as part of events to mark the Armistice of the Great War.
Shadow health secretary Miles Briggs visited Orkney to tour the site of the new Balfour Hospital situated in Kirkwall.
The contractor tasked with undertaking renovation works to Kirkwall Airport’s air traffic control tower has been announced as Bell Contracts and Co, based in Inverness.
A north MSP has sharply criticised Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) for basing a brand new centralised air traffic control system at Inverness airport.
A 57-year-old man was airlifted from a remote uninhabited Orcadian island today after suffering a suspected broken ankle in a fall.
Scottish Water will host a consultation next week aimed at solidifying the ambitions for the future of the Orkney and Shetland water services.
A Highlands and Islands-wide programme of skills workshops for entrepreneurs and social enterprises is being launched this month.
Police have arrested a 19-year-old man following a break in at the Pickaquoy Centre in Kirkwall.
Calls have been made for clarity on plans to roll out a cheaper ferry fare scheme.
An Orkney mum has launched a petition against the island council’s decision to close a dedicated language unit, fearing for the impact it will have on her son.
Orkney Islands Council is to carry out an ambitious £30,000 public art project in Kirkwall to tell the story of the historic island town.
Staff and cadets of 1769 (Orkney) Detached Flight Air Training Corps will be celebrating the RAF's 100th anniversary with a number of events in Kirkwall.
Island airports to introduce terminal parking charges and expects to recoup the £500,000 cost a year
Scotland’s biggest regional airports operator is to introduce parking charges at three island terminals and expects to recoup the £500,000 cost in a year.
Fears mount over price hikes as ‘air wars’ over Glasgow to Stornoway and Kirkwall to Aberdeen routes come to an end
Fears are mounting over possible fare hikes on Loganair flights between island and mainland destinations after rival Flybe announced it will be quitting the routes.
An Orkney man has been jailed for six months after setting off fireworks in a busy Kirkwall street.
Health chiefs in Orkney are investigating after an 80-year-old patient was discharged from hospital and put on a ferry in freezing conditions in his pyjamas and slippers.
A 27-year-old woman has died of a suspected drugs overdose in Orkney, while a man found in the same house as her was rushed to hospital.
Police are probing the discovery of a woman’s body at a house in Orkney – as a man from the same property was rushed to hospital.
More than 30 youngsters on board a school bus in Orkney had a "lucky" escape when it broke down in Storm Caroline.
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A man has been detained after a cathedral was broken into and damage was caused to commercial premises and vehicles in the early hours of this morning.
Police in Orkney are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was injured in a collision with a parked car in Kirkwall.
A 27-year-old was arrested and charged after an assault on Orkney.
Orkney Islands Council has given its approval for the purchase of a new pilot launch to help guide ships in and out of the harbours at Scapa Flow and Kirkwall.
A main road in Orkney has been closed following a two car crash this morning.
The centuries old connection between Orkney and Norway has been celebrated as the heir to the throne of the Scandinavian country visited the islands.
A removals company based in Orkney is sending a lorry-load of donations to help people made homeless by the London tower block tragedy.
A prominent cancer charity has cemented its commitment to Orkney by buying its Kirkwall base.
An islands council has been given nearly £60,000 of lottery money to help it separate myth from fact about its famous saint.
The Aberdeen to Lerwick ferry was forced to turn back tonight after a large wave caused damage to the boat.