Dozens of school pupils in Orkney received an expert insight into life working in health and social care as NHS Orkney hosted a Day in the Life event.
Growing up in the tropical climes of Southeast Asia, Zoe Davidson was more at home in the humid jungle than she was on the blustery Scottish coast.
Islands health boards spending £250,000 a year in rent as they ‘grapple’ with attracting medical staff
Scotland’s health boards are being forced to pay rent bills of almost £250,000 every year to keep their hospitals fully-staffed.
Tariro Gandiya fell in love with Orkney after her degree in medicine at Aberdeen University saw her visit the island for her remote and rural placement. Now a speciality doctor, she never imagined that she would start a new life in Orkney with her family
We’ve all dreamed of a more simple way of life, free of stress and the constant chime of technology. The idea of running your own croft can seem rather appealing on a Monday morning, as you face yet another traffic jam.
Two of the main rail routes in and out of the north were hit with a double whammy of flooding and technical issues.
Islanders are being asked to dig out their Orkney tweed and find garments which were worn by Orcadians in the decades before the arrival of synthetic materials.
The Orkney Islands are world-renowned for their spectacular landscapes and seascapes, and autumn is a great time of year to explore everything the islands have to offer.
The most environmentally-friendly ferry enters service today on a route connecting Orkney with the Scottish mainland.
A 34-year-old was treated for smoke inhalation after a fire at a cottage outside Finstown on Orkney.
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.
There is many a stunning walking route on the rugged islands of Orkney, and this impressive coastal circuit is no exception.
North homes in the running for prestigious awards for renovating and bringing empty homes back into use
Two projects across the north have been included in the running for prestigious national awards for their efforts to bring homes – last occupied before the turn of the millennium – back into use.
Labour have been widely mocked after a senior aide said Jeremy Corbyn "loves to go on the train" to Orkney.
The multi million pound contract to operate ferry services between Aberdeen and the northern isles has been extended by three months.
Man passes driving test aged 66 – despite driving for more than 30 years legally on remote Orkney isle
Celebrating the removal of those red L plates from their perch on your first car is celebrated as a rite of passage for most young drivers.
Orkney boasts a captivating history as the heart of a powerful Viking Earldom and even today, centuries later, it’s clear to see the Vikings’ impact across the archipelago.
A team of Swedish scientists has visited Orkney and Shetland to use the newest laser technology on a group of carved stones.
Genetic analysis of "Rosemarkie man" who who died 1,400 years ago shows he was largely Orcadian.
Family and friends turned out to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the sinking HMS Royal Oak yesterday.
A series of commemorative events have been held in Orkney to recall the 835 men and boys who died aboard HMS Royal Oak when it was sunk by a German u-boat 80 years ago.
The Scottish Government has been urged to convince ScotRail to create alternative left luggage arrangements at Aberdeen Railway Station.
Skye, Arran and Harris have topped a new poll on the islands which most Scots would like to explore.
Most environmentally-friendly ferry service in Scotland delivered as new ship to serve Orkney arrives
A new £14million mega-ship - deemed the country's most environmentally friendly - arrive in Orkney ahead of serving passengers travelling between the islands and the Scottish mainland.
In the early 8th and 9th Centuries, the Vikings sailed across the North Sea from western Norway to claim Orkney and Shetland as their own.
Stagecoach has announced some services will revert to winter timetables from the end of October.
As midnight approached on October 14, 1939, there was no reason for the crew of the Royal Oak to believe they were in any peril.
A humpback whale was rescued from fishing gear in the Northern Isles last week after an expert agency came to its rescue.
Few people can take their pet to work with them, but Kevin Moar does exactly that.
A cargo vessel which ran aground on rocks drifted off course while the watchman viewed music videos on his mobile phone, an investigation has found.
Have-a-go heroes and exemplary members of the emergency services across Scotland were awarded for their acts of extraordinary bravery at a special event last night.
A stricken vessel is currently under tow into port after running aground earlier today off Orkney.