Forty-seven children and three staff are currently affected by a suspected outbreak of norovirus.
Police are being assisted by the RNLI and coastguard in searches of the Isle of Berneray for the woman.
The finishing touches are being made to the newly constructed dual carriageway in the Highlands, says Transport Scotland.
The Gloucestershire couple is travelling to the Cairngorms to get married and take part in Thunder in the Glens.
A Scottish otter conservation group says the sighting in Japan could be the first of the animal there in years.
A man was helped from his home on Barra by firefighters, ambulance personnel and RNLI crew members.
Officers have appealed for anyone who saw the man recently to come forward after his body was found inside his home.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has begun his five-day visit with a trip to the Western Isles.
Richard Tait and Louis Moult are on target as Motherwell beat Ross County to earn their first Premiership win of the season.
Inverness Caledonian Thistle's early-season struggles continue as they draw at home to Greenock Morton.
Dundee sign former Inverness Caledonian Thistle defender Josh Meekings on a one-year contract, with the option of a further year.
Inverness Caley Thistle's board say they have secured £500,000 of new investment after "shortfalls" identified in a financial health check.
What started as a whim seven years ago has become a major project for a London-based photographer.
A snorkeler took care not to get too close while filming the large lion's mane jellyfish near the Summer Isles.
A Spanish van carrying gas canisters is found, after the concert is called off following an alert.
The sacked prosecutor who fled Venezuela says she has evidence of the president's alleged corruption.
The US president's conciliatory message contrasts sharply with his raucous rally the night before.
Extracts from the former presidential candidate's new book says Donald Trump made her skin crawl.
Famed for its pristine beaches, the Mediterranean island hits back at tourists pinching its sand.
Flowers are blooming in the Atacama desert in northern Chile after unusual rainfall in the region.
The mayor says the swastikas are part of local history, as the anchor was found by divers.
Jose Eduardo dos Santos, the world's second-longest serving president, is stepping down.
Police match Kim Wall's DNA, 13 days after she disappeared on a submarine with a Danish inventor.
The 14-year-old was summoned for questioning in Mecca over a video of him dancing in the street.
The boat was travelling along the Xingu river when it sank with about 70 people on board.
Hillary Clinton says she wishes she had told Donald Trump "back up, you creep" during their debate.
Authorities had accused the 14-year-old boy of "improper public behaviour" after a viral video hit.
The well-preserved find is believed to be from the floor of a hostel for the city's religious pilgrims.
Protesters in Russia believe the charges against director Kirill Serebrennikov are political.
No food and intermittent electricity - a BBC team sees what medics are up against in a rebel-held city.
The storm has uprooted trees and forced most businesses to close.
The siblings, aged between seven months and 11 years old, were pulled from the rubble by fire crews.
Ms Clinton spoke up after a news site criticised President Trump's 11-year-old son's dress sense.
The commentator is pulled from a Charlottesville game as he shares a name with a Confederate general.
The Polish Catholic Church backs a ban on shopping on Sundays.
Promises of skate parks as 16- and 17-year-olds take part in forthcoming poll.
Two Russian men sell an apartment, car and a garage in an attempt to reconstruct a suspension bridge in Russia's Far East.
Shaun Davidson tunnelled out of a Bali prison in June and remains on the run, taunting police.
Egungun - the festival where "spirits" come to life.
How synthetic smells are threatening the future of exquisite scents from the 'soul of the rose'.
Amar Al-Sadi and her family escaped war-torn Yemen and are among thousands who have bought Maltese passports.
Nawal al-Maghafi meets Yemenis struggling to survive severe food and medical shortages caused by war.
In July 1965 an 11km tunnel deep beneath the Alps was opened to traffic.
Alliston was riding a fixed gear bike with no front brakes when he hit Kim Briggs as she crossed the road.
Students and schools have struggled to grapple with it and there are fears that it’s even less understood outside the education system, particularly by employers.
Who will win soccer's battle of the signing videos?
Prince William has been speaking in a new BBC documentary about the death of his mother Diana, Princess of Wales.
Julie Roberts' foster daughter Gemma took her own life, after she continued to be preyed upon.
Pigs whose bacon was saved during a barn fire become a barbecue reward for firefighters.
A learner driver jumped a level crossing and then reversed back through it.
David Tremayne reached 296mph before losing control when the parachute was released.
Laura Evans says she has had anxiety for as long as she can remember, but being in the sea helps her feel at ease.
A mattress and chest of drawers are among the items filmed flying out the back of the vehicle.
Twelve weeks after the Manchester attack, a bereaved mother explains how she is trying to cope with what happened.
2. The most ‘liked’ tweet in history. More than three million Twitter users endorsed Barrack Obama’s tweet in response to racist protests in Charlottesville, in which the former-president quoted Nelson Mandela: “No one is born hatting another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion.” The Times
3. It’s a matter of defence. This year’s August transfer window has been a particularly lavish one. The €222m paid by Paris Saint-Germain [PSG] for the Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior was more than double the previous record for a footballer; the €179m splurged by Manchester City on new defenders meanwhile outstrips 47 countries’ defence budgets. The Economist
4. The number one device. Apple has sold about a billion iPhones since the product’s launch a decade ago – more than 20 times the sales of the Toyota Corolla the world’s best selling car. The iPhone is not just the bestselling phone in the world but also the best selling camera, music player, computer and video screen. The Times
5. Petrol's fall 'will deter interest rates rise'. Falling petrol prices are keeping a check on inflation and making an interest rates hike less likely. The Office for National Statistics said consumer prices rose by 2.6% in the 12 months to July, as a drop in petrol prices offset rises in food and clothing. Analysts believe that is unlikely to be high enough to push Mark Carney and the monetary policy committee into raising rates. Daily Mail
6. US eclipse to cause mass movement. The US authorities are concerned about the potential for chaos on Monday 21 August when a total solar eclipse will cross the country from coast to coast for the first time since 1918. It is thought some 7.4 million people will travel to watch the sun being obscured by the moon – the greatest mass movement for tourism ever. The Observer
7. Slight rise in A-level top grades. The proportion of students awarded A and A* grades at A-level has risen by 0.5 per cent – the first increase in six years – but dropped slightly in 13 subjects trialling a new exam system. Boys overtook girls in top grades with 26.6% of boys getting these results compared with 26.1% of girls, reversing a 0.3% gap last year. 416,000 university places have so far been confirmed - down 2% on the same point last year. The Observer
8. Anger as study shows one in 10 own second home. One in 10 British adults now owns a second property, according to research from the Resolution Foundation. Its data shows that the number of people with multiple properties rose from 1.6m to 5.2m between 2000 and 2014 - a 30% increase. The Homeowners Alliance described the news as "shocking”, adding: "It's really the haves and have nots." In 2016, the Cornish town of St Ives voted to ban the building of second homes. The Times
9. Quote of the week. “You may not always turn left when you get on a plane. But you still need first class leadership advice.” [MORE]