It’s not every day you find yourself shaking hands with a bespectacled, twinkly-eyed stranger who introduces himself as Harry Potter.
Interest in visiting Orkney was “unsurpassed” by any other destination at national tourism exhibition in Glasgow, say local tourism chiefs.
Firefighters across the north called to multiple incidents as favourable weekend weather ignites wildfire season
Smoke billowed across swathes of the Highlands and Islands at the weekend as dry weather ignited wildfire season in earnest.
The face of a dog discovered in a tomb in Orkney has been revealed for the first time in more than 4,000 years.
A former cancer patient from Orkney is today beginning an attempt to become the first person to run the 500 plus miles of Scotland’s answer to America’s Route 66.
A boat owner whose vessel was linked to the death of a diver has admitted breaching health and safety laws.
Police are hunting "mindless" vandals who damaged a world-famous prehistoric site on Orkney.
Police in Orkney are appealing for information following damage caused to a standing stone at the Ring of Brodgar.
A world-renowned stone circle in Orkney which is more the 4,000 years old has been vandalised.
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.
Councils across the north and north-east have spent more than £60million drafting in consultants, the Press and Journal can reveal.
Emily Findlay has impressed many people across the north-east of Scotland with her resilience in dealing with serious illness.
The success of a £29 million Orkney energy storage pilot scheme has the potential to generate “tens of thousands” of UK renewables jobs, according to the project developer.
Plans to tackle fuel poverty have been changed in response to challenges faced by islanders when it comes to heating their homes.
Homes in Orkney were left in darkness last week after a kite got caught up in power line.
A ground-breaking scheme has been launched allowing people across the Highlands, islands and Moray to use each other's leisure facilities.
Gordonians need only one more point from their last two games to claim the National League 3 title in only their second season in the division.
Former hostage Terry Waite has been unveiled as one of the star attractions of this year’s St Magnus International Festival on Orkney.
As public appeals go, it really takes the biscuit.
An eerie silence fell over Hoy in Orkney yesterday and flags at lifeboat stations around the country were lowered to half-mast as eight crew members of the tragic Longhope Lifeboat disaster were commemorated after half a century.
A village is to mark 50 years since a lifeboat disaster which devastated the small community.
A former cancer patient from Orkney is to attempt to become the first person to run the 500 plus miles of Scotland’s answer to America’s Route 66.
David Reid is completing his preparations to follow in the footsteps of one of the world’s most legendary explorers next month.
Poignant commemorations are to take place in Orkney to mark the 50th anniversary.
An Orkney-based tidal firm has attributed increased staff numbers to a growing reputation as a Highlands and Islands success story.
A new salmon farm to be constructed in Orkney is to provide a £3 million economic boost to Scottish firms.
Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYPs) for Orkney will be elected from an all-female shortlist of candidates.
An Orkney MSP has commended the work of charity Marie Curie in the midst of their annual Daffodil Appeal.
A man has been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault in Kirkwall earlier this week.
Two Orkney artists are to have their work showcased in the islands new hospital when it opens its doors for the first time in June.
A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault in Orkney.
A man has been arrested after a woman was raped in Kirkwall, Orkney.