A historic spruce tree in the Outer Hebrides has been voted Scotland’s Tree of the Year.
A memorial service to commemorate one of Britain’s worst ever maritime disasters, 165 years on, was held at the weekend.
They were dreaming of a new life on the other side of the Atlantic, but the men, women and children on board the Annie Jane have instead entered the history books as the victims of one of Britain’s worst maritime disasters.
A spate of whale strandings along Scotland’s west coast is being linked to the search for a Russian sub
A spate of whale and dolphin deaths along Scotland’s west coast is being linked to the hunt for a Russian submarine.
A cancer support group on the Isle of Lewis is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, providing relief and sociable gatherings to its members.
Birds are “flocking back” to their native Outer Hebrides following the success of a challenging 17-year programme to eradicate the American mink and its devastating effect on local wildlife.
An 87-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital following a seven-hour rescue operation on one of Scotland's most remote islands.
Alsatian who had CPR performed on him by fast-thinking owner has died after collapsing on Stornoway Golf Course
A dog that made national headlines after its owner performed cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques he had just learned on a First Aid course has tragically died.
The Western Isles has become the first place in Britain - and only the second in Europe - to receive a prestigious craft status for its Harris Tweed industry.
A seal pup has been flown from a remote Scottish island to the mainland for specialist treatment after being found abandoned.
Scottish comedian Sir Billy Connolly has made a flying visit to the Outer Hebrides.
Visits to the Scottish islands are up 22% according to the latest figures posted by the Island Visitor Survey, with scenery and landscape being listed as the predominant factor in luring visitors towards the Scottish isles.
Look at these breath-taking views at the top of Tiorga Mòr mountain on the Isle of Harris.
A Highland business which specialises in the production of luxury candles has moved into a newly renovated factory in the Outer Hebrides.
A popular campsite on the Hebridean island of North Uist has been awarded planning permission to expand.
Outer Hebrides golfers banned from playing on Sundays can swing away on the Sabbath behind their clubhouse
A legal probe has discovered that golfers in the Outer Hebrides who are banned from playing on Sundays can swing away on the Sabbath on the same landlord's land behind their clubhouse.
A £1 million pound project to eradicate black rats off a group of Scottish Islands has come to an end as experts declare the island to be a secure haven for nesting seabirds.
A stunning beach in the Outer Hebrides has been named among the best in the world.
The Outer Hebrides’ only brewery is facing a battle to avoid last orders after it and hundreds of other small breweries were hit by new regulations that threaten their survival.
My mission was simple – to find out the actual cost, in time, money and effort, of depositing £10 into the nearest bank to Castlebay, on Barra.
A new music studio set up off the coast of Lewis was officially opened yesterday.
The number of secondary pupils studying Gaelic in the Outer Hebrides – regarded as the traditional stronghold of the language – has witnessed a significant decline in the past 10 years.
Where there’s old there’s gold for the Outer Hebrides, councillors heard yesterday.
A Labour MSP has criticised a Scottish Government minister who controversially called for a new tax on campervans to be introduced in the Western Isles.
A funding boost announced yesterday aims to help young people in the islands find work.
A water scheme in the Outer Hebrides which was shelved at the last minute in March because of cost is set to go ahead on a reduced scale.
Children’s instruments destroyed in factory fire to be replaced thanks to successful crowdfunding appeal
Children's instruments destroyed in fire that swept through a net washing factory in the Outer Hebrides are to be replaced after a crowdfunding appeal raised nearly £5,000.
It is to be whisky galore again for the Outer Hebridean island made famous by a wartime booze farce.
Three men are to swim 21 miles from an Outer Hebridean island at the centre of one of the world's greatest mysteries.
When tourism bosses in Thailand were looking for a photograph that best summed up the beauty of their tropical beaches back in 2009 they chose a shot of stunning white sands lapped by clear turquoise waters... On the island of Berneray, in the Outer Hebrides.
A probe has been launched into a fire that wrecked a £6m net cleaning factory in the Outer Hebrides.
The Outer Hebrides has been named the happiest place to live in the UK.