As the clock chimes midnight on Christmas Eve, people across the country come together in song. Their voices soar to the rafters of historic cathedrals, and echo within the stone walls of little-known churches.
A lucrative contract worth in the region of £1.2 million to transport visitors from cruise liners to Orkney's main town is out for tender.
An Orkney community is celebrating success after securing the title of Scotland’s most beautiful high street - as island towns triumphed in the public votes.
Another public health warning has been issued after a second case of measles was been confirmed on the NorthLink Shetland to Aberdeen ferry in less than a month.
Lerwick and Kirkwall will go head-to-head in a hunt to find Scotland's most beautiful high street.
A blocked drain caused waste to run into a corridor of Orkney's new £65 million hospital, it has emerged.
It was one of the biggest naval disasters in British history: the sinking of the HMS Royal Oak by a German U-boat in Orkney on October 14, 1939.
A passenger plane coming into land on Orkney suddenly found itself in conflict with four foreign military jets taking part in war games.
A woman has been taken to hospital following a fire at a burger van in Orkney today.
Three days of strike action by air traffic controllers at six airports is expected to create travel chaos across the north in coming days.
Orkney sailed off with another awarded for visitor satisfaction - with Kirkwall named Top Cruise Destination for Western Europe and the UK.
Fort William, Wick, Strathpeffer… Comedian Alan Carr is bringing his new tour to the Highlands and islands
Funnyman Alan Carr is heading to the Highlands to play a score of gigs.
Rhiain Mackie, from Kirkwall, studied business at Orkney College before moving to the “big city” of Aberdeen.
An ancient pilgrim's route between Tain and Kirkwall could be re-established.
An Orkney road is currently closed following a two-vehicle crash earlier today.
Industrial action by air traffic controllers has been suspended while they are balloted on a new pay offer.
Loganair has announced it is to reduce services for the next round of strike action by air traffic controllers at Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL).
A 16-year-old who had been reported missing has been traced safe and well.
Construction workers carrying out improvement works in Orkney came across more than they bargained for after discovering what is believed to be the wall of a 14th century castle.
The UK's aviation regulator has stepped in after a plane took off from an island airport after air traffic controllers had gone home.
A man has been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault in Kirkwall earlier this week.
A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault in Orkney.
A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault in Orkney, a police spokesman has said.
Police are investigating a rare alleged sexual assault on a woman in Orkney.
Police have today been visibly conducting inquiries into reports of a sexual assault on a woman in Orkney after the incident was reported during the early hours of this morning.
Summer flights across the Highlands and Islands face being grounded after air traffic controllers yesterday voted to implement strike action.
Two men have been sentenced to two years and 18 months in jail following the abduction and "violent" assault of two young people in Orkney.
The handover of a brand new state-of-the-art hospital and healthcare facility in Orkney is due to take place in April
In a centuries-old tradition, Kirkwall was transformed into a full-size sports field as residents came out in full force yesterday for the 2019 Kirkwall Ba'.
A “proud Orcadian” has been made an MBE thanks to the hard work he has put in helping to look after St Magnus Cathedral.
It is one of the most prized archaeological sites in the world.
A man and a woman were taken to hospital following a vehicle crash in Orkney earlier today.