Meteorologists have confirmed that a new UK maximum temperature record for December was set in the Highlands last month.
The Met Office has provisionally recorded a new maximum temperature of 18.7C (65.66F) for December in the UK.
A walker has died in the Scottish Highlands, police have confirmed.
Two earthquakes have been felt in Glen Coe.
A wildlife park has welcomed the arrival of seven rare wildcats.
Filming for the new James Bond movie has begun in the Scottish Highlands.
It has been a tourist magnet for centuries, an irresistible draw for millions.
In pictures: Fifteen miles to the nearest road, but remote Loch Ossian hostel boss could not be happier
The nearest road is 15 miles away. The nearest supermarket? Forty-five minutes by train.
Senior clinicians have called for action to end a “long-standing bullying culture” they claim is damaging patient care at a Scottish health board.
TWO THOUSAND athletes from across the world will test their endurance in the wild hills of Scotland next month as part of an adventure race across the mountainous Highland landscape.
POLLY PULLAR has watched Scotland’s wildlife on wild mountainsides and sun-dappled forests.