An Orkney man has been airlifted to hospital after falling nearly 30ft at a popular climbing site.
Orcadians will have the chance to grill a SNP Government minister on the implications of Scottish independence today.
Lobbying to ensure Shetland emerges with a better deal when the lifeline ferry contract is renewed in 2018 is to be kick-started this summer.
One of Scotland's greatest forgotten explorers is to finally get the recognition he deserves.
Stromness is set to get a bigger Co-op food store after the group agreed plans with Orkney Islands Council.
Orkney MSP Liam McArthur will spend four days in Malawi as part of efforts to improve democratic accountability in the country.
An Orkney couple are calling for improvements to the islands' air ambulance service because they believe a series of errors contributed to the death of their baby son.
A former scout leader from the northern isles was found guilty of attempted rape and four charges of lewd, indecent and libidinous behaviour towards young boys yesterday.
Expenses claimed by councillors serving Orkney, Shetland, the Western Isles and Argyll and Bute have been published.
A ceremony to commemorate the largest naval battle in history took place on Orkney at the weekend.
Patient on patient attacks in hospitals and clinics across the north have soared by more than 40% in the space of a year, new figures have revealed.
A teenager cancer sufferer from Orkney is the inspiration behind a new jewellery range which will help raise cash for a charitable trust on the island.
Vandals have damaged one of Scotland's most unusual and iconic landmarks.
A pair of Fife twins yesterday told of their astonishment after they got a reply to their message in a bottle from pupils nearly 300 miles away.
An historic barometer which has provided weather guidance to sailors at an Orkney port for more than 150 years has been given a new lease of life.
The competition watchdog has proposed tougher rules which could help cut the cost of fuel on the Western Isles.
Motorists on Orkney are being told to check under their car bonnets before driving off after it emerged that bird nests have been responsible for a string of island blazes.
Pupils stepped back in time this week as they began their new roles as junior guides at one of Orkney's most iconic historical attractions.
The crew of a creel boat were rescued from being swept onto rocks early today after their craft broke down in mist off Orkney.
Bibby Offshore has become the latest oil and gas firm to look elsewhere for talent due to the growing skills gap in Aberdeen.
Pope Francis sent a special blessing to mark the 70th anniversary of one of Scotland's most unusual landmarks.
Allegations of bullying have been made by staff at an Orkney secondary school.