The parties separately underlined how Scotland was energy rich but fuel poor and demand action from the UK government
It was the year the ever-popular fashion doll Barbie and the coveted adventure figure Action Man were among the best-selling toys in the UK.
The Highlands is one of Scotland's worst hot-spots for drink-driving, new data has revealed as police gear up for their annual festive crackdown.
Temperatures in the Highlands fell well below freezing overnight , with the mercury bottoming out at -18C near the A9 in the Cairngorms National Park.
Warnings for snow have been issued for large swathes of the Highlands – especially in the east – with up to 10cm possible in hilly spots
Parklands Care Homes is marking its 30th anniversary with a significant funding boost for local community groups.
From the picture archive of the Northern Times.
A dip into the Northern Times of yesteryear.
THE festival is due to take place on August 10 and 11, 2024.
The Scottish Conservatives did the analysis and then lashed out at the 'appalling betrayal' due to the “pitiful, snail-paced progress'.
The owners of 8 Doors Distillery at John O'Groats were delighted to be among the winners in the annual Scottish Whisky Awards held in Glasgow.
At this time of year many people’s thoughts turn to the Middle East and the events of 2000 years ago when the Christ child was born.
The Stornoway favourites taken residency at the old Parlett’s newsagents in Ullapool for their merchandise pop-up shop over the festive season.
Freezing conditions have forced the postponement of Brora Rangers' scheduled Highland League Cup final this weekend.
Chris Mather says it should be as good as 'Somerset House, a Saatchi Gallery, it is a Harry Potter all together wrapped up in one.'
People are being reminded to plan ahead for any winter bugs that might strike during a busy time of year for the NHS.
Caithness and Sutherland Women's Aid has welcomed back its "book fairies" for a third year to help raise awareness of domestic violence.
Highland residents were waking up to what is likely to have been the coldest night of the winter so far after the mercury plummeted as low as -15C.
Key railway improvements which could dramatically boost train reliability on Highland lines may not take place as soon as hoped, campaigners fear.
The goalkeeper, on loan from Ross County, is desperate not to let his first chance at silverware slip through his fingers.