This incredible footage shows the moment a 17,000-tonne oil rig which ran aground in the Outer Hebrides began its journey to safer shores.
Alisdair and Les Wiseman think their home has one of the best views in the world.
The first Syrian refugees to be sent to the Outer Hebrides are due within weeks, the local council confirmed yesterday.
St Kilda's mystical allure of being a remote Scottish island ensures a true voyage of discovery for those wishing to visit.
Mainland ferry services for Barra face cancellations and disruptions for the rest of week with the designated vessel suddenly withdrawn from service following a serious engine problem.
Popular adventurer and TV personalty Mark Beaumont launched the new Hebridean Way Cycling Route in spectacular style, by completing a challenge to cycle the length of the island chain in just 24 hours.
More than 130 islanders in the Outer Hebrides have sought urgent help from an aid charity after running up average debts of nearly £11,500 each, it has been revealed.
The United States Navy has tested a ballistic missile defence system off the coast of Scotland.
They are the most valuable chess pieces in history and considered one of the treasures of the Norse world.
Former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant was spotted at the weekend on holiday in the Outer Hebrides.
An island community is celebrating a £3million windfarm payout – without a single turbine being built.
Police are appealing for help in tracing a woman who is missing in the Outer Hebrides.
The body of a man has been found in a house on the island of Barra in the Outer Hebrides. The man was in his 50s and Police Scotland say there are no suspicious circumstances. His body was taken by Barra Lifeboat on Monday to the Uist and Barra Hospital on neighbouring Benbecula
Hundreds of abandoned island houses are on course to be given a new lease of life - thanks to the former drummer in a punk band.
Fire and rescue service were called to a house fire in South Uist earlier tonight.
A fisherman will be evacuated by helicopter from a vessel in the North Atlantic later today.
A beach in the Outer Hebrides has been named one of the top ten stretches of sand in the UK.
A school mini-bus was blown to the edge of a cliff as high winds ripped through the Scottish islands at the weekend.
Coastguard teams have been assisting police in safeguarding causeways and coastal roads in the Outer Hebrides this morning.
The much delayed new £42 million ferry for the main service to the Outer Hebrides finally sailed from its German shipyard yesterday.
A driver who died in a single vehicle crash on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides has been named as a local man.
A renowned international researcher will next week present a series of community talks in the Outer Hebrides as part of a project commemorating World War I.