The Buteman's guide to the European elections
With the political headlines in Scotland being dominated by September's independence referendum, it's no surprise that the European election on May 22 has fallen off the radar.
Carmichael promises more isles power
Council leaders in Orkney, Shetland and the Outer Hebrides have been campaigning for local government to be given more control over island affairs The Orkney and Shetland MP said government from Edinburgh had been "just as bad and just as dangerous" for the islands "as it is from London."
Spurs triumph in Highland Fuels Trophy
Spurs have won the first senior football silverware of the season, the Highland Fuels Trophy, for the fourth time in a row.
Nowak's recording project becomes reality
Hot Love will be familiar to many folk in the isles - Spoothawk's brand of crunchy rock n' roll has had regular play on the airwaves.
TV: 4 top treats to cwtch up for tonight
Police say a 24-year-old man is in custody after 'a disturbance outside the store involving a number of persons' From the sublime to the ridiculous - here we take a look at some of the try celebrations that shocked us all.
Rough ride for charity
AN AVID trials bike rider has already raised more than A 1,100 for a planned charity bike ride - using as many unsurfaced road as possible Graham Lampkin, 62, has chosen to raise money for Cancer Research and will be riding his classic motorbike to Lerwick in Scotland's Shetland Isles.
Shetland, Orkney and the Outer Hebrides demand independence...
After spending more than half a millennium under Norse rule, it is little surprise the people of Shetland and Orkney might not consider themselves to be British in the same way as the good folk of Surrey.