BBC news for Inverness-shire

Successful businesses 'key' to success of Scottish islands

Business leaders on the Scottish islands call for more to be done to improve infrastructure.

Search continues for missing A82 cyclist Tony Parsons

The 63-year-old has been missing for three weeks after setting out on a 104-mile cycle along the A82.

Norbert Palfi died in car and lorry crash near Aviemore

Police say 37-year-old Norbert Palfi from Kingussie died in the smash outside Aviemore.

125,000 salmon die in disease outbreak at Lewis fish farms

Marine Harvest confirmed that two sites in Loch Erisort have been hit by the bacterium Pasturella Skyensis.

Live BBC World News

Japan PM Shinzo Abe promises to deal with North Korea threat

Shinzo Abe says "strong diplomacy" was needed, as exit polls show him winning Sunday's election.

Iraq's Shia militia 'must go home', says Tillerson

The US secretary of state was speaking on a visit to Saudi partly aimed at curbing Iran's influence.

More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life'

The eight-year study finds infant sea creatures will be especially harmed by more acidic oceans.

Raqqa: US coalition 'wiped city off Earth', Russia says

Moscow accuses the West of sending aid to the Syrian city to cover up evidence of crimes.