A 63-year-old man is being treated for serious injuries in Aberdeen after an accident involving a quad bike in Orkney.
An Orkney gin company which opened its premises to visitors only a year ago has already achieved its Five Star Quality Assurance award from VisitScotland.
Ferguson Marine shipyard is to be nationalised in an attempt to ensure two new west coast ferries are completed.
Learner drivers in Caithness and Sutherland trying to pass their theory tests are travelling as far as Orkney and Elgin rather than wait several months to sit one nearer home.
A banker who has clocked up more than 11,500 flights over 30 years is celebrating her retirement.
A woman has been taken to hospital following a fire at a burger van in Orkney today.
A parcel of land has been gifted to a community trust to build three two-bedroomed homes on an Orcadian island.
A quality show of livestock from Orkney’s West Mainland was forward at Dounby Show.
Council-run ferry services throughout the region are need a sustainable future- with Orkney, Argyll and Shetland looking to the Scottish Government to intervene.
A Viking “drinking hall” that could have been used by a high-ranking chieftain 800 years ago has been unearthed in Orkney, archaeologists say.
A creel boat from Orkney was rescued by lifeboat volunteers at the weekend after experiencing engine failure.
Nearly 300 Army cadets from across Moray, the Highlands, Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles have returned from a gruelling summer camp in Cumbria.
Orkney MSP Liam McArthur is currently seeking the assistance of parliamentary colleagues to support a national project aimed at protecting Scotland’s heritage sites from the continual threat of coastal erosion.
Six specially-trained detection dogs are to be brought in to Orkney to help rid the islands rugged landscape of the invasive non-native stoat.
The Met office has issued a yellow weather warning for parts of the Highlands this afternoon.
Second day of strike action closes island airports as air traffic controllers ramp up bid to secure pay rise
Holiday-makers were stranded in the north yesterday as a second day of snap strikes took place in an ongoing row over air traffic controllers' pay.
A couple are visiting every lifeboat station in Scotland - past and present - to honour the generations of life-savers who have worked from them.
Police in Orkney have found the body of a man during searches for a missing 80-year-old pensioner.
A sheriff is to hold a probe into the death of a diver whose skipper was later prosecuted for breaching health and safety laws.
A row has broken out in Orkney over alterations to the grand entrance at the iconic St Magnus Cathedral.
An event showcasing a digital storytelling project was held at Stromness Town Hall.
Kim Taylor refers to herself as Thumbelina online and brings hope to hundreds of people who suffer from the same rare condition as she does. Here, she tells Ellie House why humour is the way forward
A number of Orkney flights have been cancelled due to "unforeseen and exceptional staffing issues".
A sponsorship initiative established by Loganair to support communities across the Highlands and Islands has helped 75 different organisations in the past year.
The grisly discovery of a human arm on an island off the north coast may sound like the start of another murder mystery novel, but scientists have discovered the real story is far more intriguing.
Thousands of homes were left without power after thunder and lightning storms struck down supplies across Scotland.
Crofters in Orkney are to receive additional support in helping to tackle the destruction of their crops by greylag geese.
Island crofters have been given funding and permission to continue killing geese and selling the meat until the end of the year.
A former army helicopter pilot is planning a world-record-breaking adventure to raise funds for the restoration of the home of Orkney explorer John Rae.
High-flying Orkney student to embark on experience of a lifetime at supreme academic facility stateside
A young Orkney woman will embark on a trip of a lifetime this summer as she heads to the world-famous Harvard University.
A service has been held in waters off Orkney to mark 100 years since the scuttling of more than 50 German ships after seven months of incarceration.
A service will be held in waters near Orkney to mark 100 years since the scuttling of more than 50 German ships after seven months of incarceration.