Two friends have died while diving for shellfish in the latest tragedy to hit the isle of Barra.
Coastguards were sent to rescue a child sinking in quicksand on the Isle of Lewis.
Oban Lifeboat was called out to the aid of a yacht which ran aground in Dunstaffnage bay with three people on board on Sunday.
A man has died after taking unwell while walking on Skye.
A kayaker has been airlifted to hospital after capsizing between Skye and the mainland.
An injured Western Isles fisherman was airlifted from a prawn trawler in the Minch yesterday afternoon.
A warning has been issued to movie-bagging hikers after a walker was stretchered off a Skye mountain made famous by several films.
This is the moment two tourists who had been reported missing were rescued from a ridge on Skye.
Dramatic footage of a woman climber being airlifted to hospital after falling 100 feet on a mountain in the North West Highlands has been released.
A woman climber was airlifted to hospital today after falling 100 feet on a mountain in the North West Highlands.
Dutch police are investigating a suspected stabbing on a container ship off the Western Isles.
Two sick fishermen were airlifted today from boats off Scottish islands in separate incidents less than three hours apart.
A massive search operation is continuing in Plockton for a missing man.
A search involving a rescue helicopter, lifeboat and coastguard teams is currently underway in Wester Ross.
The body of a man has been recovered from the sea near a beauty spot on Skye.
A major search has been launched for a person feared to have fallen from cliffs in the north of Skye.
A small fishing boat has been rescued after drifting towards rocks at a Western Isles harbour.
A cargo vessel has been refloated after grounding on rocks near Oban. The 78ft craft went aground at the Falls of Lora tidal race near Connel. The Oban lifeboat and coastguard ground teams were deployed and the boat is now being taken to Oban.
A sailor has been airlifted from a French warship off the Western Isles. The man has suffered a suspected serious back injury. He has been airlifted from the boat off the west of Lewis by Stornoway Coastguard helicopter Rescue 948. He is being taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.
A man has been rescued after falling from a cliff while trying to reach his dog in Lewis.
A grounded fishing boat sparked a major rescue operation off North Uist.
A 73-year-old man died while walking on a coastal path on the isle of Mull yesterday. The incident was reported at around 2pm. A spokesman for Stornoway Coastguard said last night: “We are currently investigating whether the helicopter can be of any assistance.”
Mallaig Lifeboat was launched this morning to assist a fishing boat that was taking on water.
Mallaig Lifeboat was called out when a small pleasure boat hit a rock and sank off the coast of the Lochaber fishing village this afternoon.
An angling boat that suffered an engine failure off the Western Isles is currently being towed ashore.
Stornoway Coastguard received calls from two vessels in distress in less than 15 minutes this afternoon - one rescue is still underway.
A surfer sparked a rescue operation after getting caught in a riptide off a beach in the Western Isles.
A coastguard helicopter has sent to airlift an injured fisherman from a boat off the Western Isles.
A Mull lifeboat was called to assist a yacht which broke down to the west of the island last night.
Stornoway Coastguard was called to assist three kayakers who capsized earlier today.