BBC news for Inverness-shire

Birds 'churring' is a sign isles' shipwreck rats dying out

The call of storm petrels are recorded for the first time on islands where rats came ashore from shipwrecks.

Police warn of fuel spill between Nairn and Grantown

A "significant amount" of fuel has been spilled on a road between Nairn and Grantown on Spey.

Iron Age ruins in Assynt recreated in 3D

The 2,000-year-old ruins are from a broch believed to have been abandoned after a fire broke out.

Burrowing rabbits 'not an issue' at Inverness Castle

Highland Council had a grassy bank below the Inverness landmark surveyed for rabbit burrows.

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North Korea: Trump signs new order to widen sanctions

The US measures will target individuals and firms, including banks, that trade with North Korea.

Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast

At least 50 people are feared drowned after a dinghy reportedly ran out of fuel off the Libyan coast.

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94

Liliane Bettencourt was suffering from dementia and died peacefully at home, her family say.

Justin Trudeau: Canada humiliated indigenous people

The prime minister laments Canada's "humiliation, neglect and abuse" of First Nations peoples.