A man has died following a diving incident near Orkney.
A 50-year-old man has died following a diving incident in Scapa Flow in Orkney. Concern was raised for the man around 11.30am today. The man was taken to the Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall where he was pronounced dead. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal in due course.
A search is on to find descendants of the victims of the scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet in Orkney for centenary commemorations.
A consultation on proposals to protect the site of a Swedish merchant ship which sank off Shetland around 270 years ago has been launched by heritage chiefs.
It was a deliberate act of destruction that transformed a quiet part of Scotland into the world’s biggest naval graveyard.
The remaining wrecks from the scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet in Scapa Flow have been examined and recorded as the centenary of the event approaches.
The scuttling of the German naval fleet in Orkney’s Scapa Flow following the end of WWI is to be marked 100 years on.
Divers have undertaken a new study of the scuttled Scapa Flow warships.
Up to 30 jobs on Orkney are to be created following a £3million salmon farm investment announced yesterday.
A diver was taken to hospital in Orkney yesterday after suffering what is suspected to be the bends.
The MV Priscilla cargo ship has arrived in Scapa Flow after it was refloated in a successful overnight salvage operation.
A diver has died following an accident in Orkney.
A ship stranded in the Pentland Firth is finally on the move again after running aground last week.
Orkney Islands Council is seeking to employ an experienced consultant to oversee the multi-million-pound redevelopment of the Scapa Flow Museum.
Beaches around Orkney’s famous Scapa Flow are polluted with plastic waste on industrialised levels similar to highly populated areas like the Clyde and Firth of Forth.
A 53-year-old diver has died while exploring a WWI wreck in Scapa Flow – the second diving tragedy in Orkney this month.
The body of a diver was recovered from Scapa Flow in Orkney last night after an air, land and sea search.
Orkney Islands Council has given its approval for the purchase of a new pilot launch to help guide ships in and out of the harbours at Scapa Flow and Kirkwall.
Work on a major £1 million renovation project in Orkney is due to begin in the spring - and these pictures show what it could look like.
Underwater photographs and sketches by scuba divers are being employed to create a unique series of interactive maps.
Divers have begun a new survey of the remains of the scuttled German fleet in Scapa Flow.
These eerie pictures are the first glimpse in years of a wrecked World War I battleship lying in the depths of Scapa Flow.
A diver who became unwell in Scapa Flow was rescued by a lifeboat. The man was taken to hospital in Orkney after complaining of feeling unwell after surfacing. He was rescued by the Stromness lifeboat and returned to a waiting ambulance before being taken to Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall. His condition is currently unknown.
Scapa Flow was a major anchorage and base for the British fleet during both world wars.
Two divers who looted the wrecks of the scuttled German fleet in Scapa Flow have been fined £18,000 each in a "unique" Scottish court case.
Two divers were taken to hospital today after separate incidents at Scapa Flow in Orkney - which occurred just 20 minutes apart.
A team of divers have recovered 48 pots and creels used for shell fishing, more than 200kg of dredging nets and several hundred metres of rope from Scapa Flow.
Pupils from a north-east primary school paid tribute to those who fought and fell at the Battle of Jutland during an excursion to Orkney.
A World War II torpedo that was found in the waters off Orkney has been destroyed by experts from the Royal Navy.
Ships have been banned from anchoring within a 3,280ft exclusion zone off Orkney following the discovery of a suspected torpedo.
The wrecks of two "rare" experimental anti-torpedo ships used to protect Navy vessels from air raids have been discovered in Scapa Flow in Orkney.
A team of divers have discovered a wartime torpedo lying on the Scapa Flow sea bed in Orkney.