BBC news for Inverness-shire

1,500 new homes to be built in Inverness in £500m project

The £500m development is to have a town centre and retail, leisure and community facilities.

Rapist guilty of attacks at Royal Blind School in Edinburgh

The attacks on his fellow pupils happened at the Royal Blind School in Edinburgh during the 1980s.

Scotland's carved Pictish stones re-imagined in colour

Did an ancient people paint their ornately carved standing stones in vivid colours?

'Limited take up' of Scotland-Iceland snowsports offer

Ski-Scotland says it will take time for the initiative offering skiing in Scotland and Iceland to work.

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White House: Qatar Gulf row is a 'family issue'

US spokesman Sean Spicer says Qatar, Saudi Arabia and others should "work crisis out themselves".

Trump casts doubt on Russia investigator Mueller

The president questions the neutrality of the man investigating alleged election interference.

Saudis 'foil suicide attack' on Mecca's Grand Mosque

Officials say a suicide bomber blew himself up when security forces surrounded the house he was in.

Venezuelan dad makes plea to president

David Vallenilla's son was shot dead by military police during a protest earlier in the week.