The call of storm petrels are recorded for the first time on islands where rats came ashore from shipwrecks.
A "significant amount" of fuel has been spilled on a road between Nairn and Grantown on Spey.
The 2,000-year-old ruins are from a broch believed to have been abandoned after a fire broke out.
Highland Council had a grassy bank below the Inverness landmark surveyed for rabbit burrows.
Formidable Shield and Joint Warrior training operations held in Scotland, including on the Hebrides Range.
Researchers found that plastic was present in 74% of the species of bird that featured in the study.
Alasdair Allan said holidaymakers were welcome, but that the Western Isles needed help to improve facilities.
The 85-year-old from Easter Ross was a passenger in a car involved in a collision near Dundonnell.
Transport Scotland says it was working with its contractor to resolve issues on the new stretch of dual carriageway.
Celtic stand on their own at the top of the Premiership after a win over Ross County extends their unbeaten run to 55 domestic matches.
Livingston prolong Inverness Caley Thistle's poor start to life in the Championship with a 3-1 win in the Highlands.
Former Premiership players Paul Lawson and Russell Anderson are now coaching together in the Highland League with Formartine.
Jim McIntyre says his Ross County players must show confidence against Celtic or risk a heavy loss.
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in from 8-15 September.
The US measures will target individuals and firms, including banks, that trade with North Korea.
At least 50 people are feared drowned after a dinghy reportedly ran out of fuel off the Libyan coast.
Liliane Bettencourt was suffering from dementia and died peacefully at home, her family say.
The prime minister laments Canada's "humiliation, neglect and abuse" of First Nations peoples.
Rescuers believe survivors could still be found beneath buildings toppled by Tuesday's tremor.
The former New England Patriot the worst case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, his lawyer says.
At least 15 people are dead and 20 are missing on Dominica after Hurricane Maria, the PM says.
DNA from ancient remains is used to reconstruct thousands of years of population history in Africa.
Only 180 people live on Bere Island, County Cork - and it seems one of them has won £450,000.
Organisers of the 1 October referendum face daily fines of up to €12,000 (£10,600; $14,300).
Magdiel Sanchez, who is deaf, was shot despite witnesses telling police that he could not hear.
Thousands protest against the Philippine leader's anti-drug campaign, amid allegations against his son.
The election commission says it needs more time for reforms after the first vote was voided.
The area, west of Kirkuk, is one of so-called Islamic State's last two strongholds in Iraq.
The secretary of state had "matter-of-fact" talks with his Iranian counterpart despite disagreements.
Thousands of protesters demand an end to the war on drugs, and martial law on the island of Mindanao.
Two people died when the three star Torn House hotel in Rostov-on-Don caught fire.
It's highly controversial, but these Kurds are adamant they will vote for their own state on Monday.
Spanish firefighters battle a huge forest fire on the island of Gran Canaria.
At least 21 children and five adults died as the building collapsed during Tuesday's earthquake.
Why people in Mexico are raising their hands in the air as they search through the rubble.
We spoke with Rihanna about the response to her new beauty brand Fenty Beauty.
The stuffed puppet display, of a man decapitated by a garage door, spooked Tennessee residents.
The US First Lady's seven-minute speech was a chance to outline her agenda for the next few years.
Celebrated chef Sebastien Bras says his restaurant Le Suquet's Michelin stars create huge pressure.
Cargo jets are being put up for online auction in China after failing to find buyers.
A Ukrainian TV promotion for a women's football game scores an own goal with many on social media.
Egypt's decision to have college students salute the flag prompts online mockery.
Russian media attack the actor for appearing in a video accusing Moscow of waging "war" on the US.
In this photo essay, photographer Clayton Conn shares his experience of the Mexico City earthquake.
Meeting the Kenyans affected by the illness.
The people of the Guna Yala archipelago, off the Panama coast, may be among the first island communities to leave their homes and move onshore.
Billboards featuring a former porn star advise safe sex during a Hindu festival, upsetting conservatives.
The Office québécois de la langue française has eased up on dozens of English language words.
Angola has publicly funded healthcare with state-of-the-art clinics. So why are some hospitals running out of drugs? The BBC's Mayeni Jones investigates.
Can a new election be held in the time allocated by Kenya's constitution?
Protesters want an end to the rule of President Faure Gnassingbé, who succeeded his father in 2005.
The shooting of a Georgia student raises a question - why do US police shoot people carrying knives?
Road trips along the second longest river in North America.
Photographer Deepti Asthana documents the lives of a family of fisherwomen whose husbands deserted them.
The case of a woman fined for peeing in an Amsterdam alleyway has sparked a debate about sexism.
During six years of war, these Girl Guides have kept learning to camp, sing songs and change tyres.
Will being "someone different" see Labour's young new leader oust the New Zealand Nationals?
Miami dodged much of Irma's wrath but the aftermath of the storm has been devastating for the city's poor.
Three of Julie Marjot's children have been affected by sodium valproate.
StevoTheMadMan gets over 250,000 views on Snapchat a day. He told us about his journey to the top.
We spoke with Rihanna about the response to her new beauty brand Fenty Beauty.
The average age of the three biggest UK-wide party leaders now 67.
Young black artists celebrate Jean-Michel Basquiat's impact on art.
The 30-year-old was sentenced to eight months in jail for hitting the barriers then driving off.
Addressing the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Theresa May says the UK will withhold millions in funding unless the UN achieves "sufficient results".
Could vaping help smokers stub out cigarettes for good?
The capital's fashionistas tell us what we should be wearing next spring and summer.
How transgender dancer Lucy Fizz is challenging society's view of the LGBT community.
On 20 September, 1967, the QE2 launched from John Brown's yard in Clydebank. Shipyard apprentice Peter Kemp was one of the thousands of people who saw the Queen name the ship.
Former environment secretary Owen Paterson says removed tariffs could reduce food prices
Many of the photos of Freddie Mercury and the group have never been seen by the public before.
Ellie, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma when she was 15, describes the symptoms of blood cancer.
Do the Lib Dem party faithful agree that their leader could soon be prime minister?
Mark Beaumont has finished his 80 day round the world cycle in 78 days.
The BBC's Katya Adler, Adam Fleming, James Reynolds and Laura Kuenssberg explain why.
Jo Walton's daughter was left severely disabled when the measles infection she had as a child returned 24 years later.
New footage captures a man in Sunbury-on-Thames in Surrey, where police are now searching a property.
Are new secondary school students and their parents ready for the next level of social media?
Volunteers came to the aid of a seal after its neck was trapped within a plastic flying ring.
How To Train Your Dragon author Cressida Cowell tours the South Downs which inspired her new book series.
The words of firefighter Ricky Nuttall, a member of Red Watch at Battersea, are spoken by an actor.
A private collector is selling 007 props used by Sean Connery and Daniel Craig.
A hovertrain threatened to revolutionise rail travel in the 1960s but now lives in a museum.
The home secretary says Boris Johnson is being a Brexit back-seat driver - but Theresa May is driving the car.
Marjorie Hodnett trained to be a teacher in 1934, little did she know she would be graduating in 2017.
Rosie Gill from Hordle has letters after her name after passing two music diplomas with distinction.
The Centre for Computing History in Cambridge has an archive of more than 10,000 games.
The stadium has been purchased by a developer for a "future housing project".
The owner of a winning £1m Euromillions ticket realised he had won after reading a newspaper appeal.
One sufferer of the pregnancy illness describes how difficult it made her daily life.
Emma was at Parsons Green when an explosion on a train triggered a crush of people fleeing.
Meet the technicians who maintain Airlander 10 - the world's longest aircraft.
A play about Port Talbot's Tata Steel plant tells the story from the workers' point of view.
One woman describes the abuse she suffered as a child at Smyllum Park Orphanage in Lanark, Scotland.
Migrants are trying to get to the UK by sneaking on to ferries at the Spanish port of Bilbao.
A fire at a timber yard in north-west London has caused major disruption to the West Coast main line.
How 20,000 football supporters brought streets to a standstill and delayed kick-off at the Emirates.
Soul singer Sampha has been awarded the 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize for his debut album, Process.
Cassini's about to crash into Saturn, but here's what it's achieved over the last two decades.
The former council house has one of the finest sea views in Cornwall, bidders were told.
Ipswich's hedgehog officer has been in the role, which attracted global interest, for a year.
Prince William has a chat with a hospital patient about his four-year-old's first week at school.
Endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont is trying to smash the current record of 123 days.
Local hip hop artist Lowkey has written a song reflecting the community's call for justice
David Malin has spent four decades photographing space. Now retired, he has held a competition to inspire other astrophotographers.
Brexit-backing former Beatle Ringo Starr says the "people voted" and the government "have to get on with it".
Nick Clegg and Miriam Gonzalez Durantez speak about finding out their teenage son had cancer.