A volunteer dive team has been given permission to carry out an extensive survey of the wreck of a battleship sunk almost 80 years ago with the loss of more than 800 lives.
Orkney is the best place to live in the UK, according to a poll.
ORKNEY is the best place to live in the UK, according to a poll.
Crowds enjoying New Year’s Eve celebrations across the country can expect dry and mild weather as the clocks strike midnight, according to the Met Office.
A helicopter was called out to help restore 999 phone services in part of Orkney.
Police have warned that 999 phone services in part of the Orkney Islands have been lost due to a fault.
A woman has died five days after a one vehicle crash in Orkney. The incident happened at around 7.30am on Tuesday November 27 on the A965 at Rennibister. The 22-year-old woman was treated at Balfour Hospital in Orkney before being transferred to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. She died on Sunday afternoon.
Nationwide tribute to first Scots female film director Margaret Tait will mark centenary of her birth
SCOTLAND'S first female film director is being celebrated with a major retrospective of her work.
WHAT would make the ideal holiday isle? An oasis awash with epic sandy beaches? Or one swimming with historic sites, cute villages and bountiful wildlife?
A New Zealand-based dog and his handler are set to begin their work on a major wildlife conservation project in Orkney.
AFTER thousands of years, inch by painstaking inch, Scotland’s Valley of the Kings is revealing its secrets.