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Hospitals Treating 10 Animal Bite Patients a Day

Hospitals Treating 10 Animal Bite Patients a Day

Attacks are mainly from dogs, but injuries have also been caused by rats and a crocodile

NHS Highland To Save +£1M On Procurement

NHS Highland To Save +£1M On Procurement

The health board is projecting the saving on the way it buys goods and services by the end of the financial year.

Sir Ian Wood speaks on oil crisis

Sir Ian Wood speaks on oil crisis

The former oil boss, and current UK Government advisor, says tens of thousands of North Sea jobs could be lost, but the sector isn…

Highland Guest House Owners Lose Bad Review Appeal

Highland Guest House Owners Lose Bad Review Appeal

The Lochaber couple were appealing for details of 2 online reviewers to be released so they could launch legal action.

Pre-Recorded Court Evidence Mooted

Pre-Recorded Court Evidence Mooted

Proposals to allow victims and witnesses to pre-record video statements rather than give evidence in court are being considered by…

Rail Firm Set For Busiest Christmas

Rail Firm Set For Busiest Christmas

A train operator is preparing for its busiest ever Christmas period in Scotland with more than 350,000 of its passengers expected …

Inverness Man Launching Fresh Appeal Against Murder Conviction

Inverness Man Launching Fresh Appeal Against Murder Conviction

An Inverness man, twice convicted of murdering his cousin, is launching a fresh appeal.

LISTEN: Black Friday Warning For The North

LISTEN: Black Friday Warning For The North

We're being warned to take extra care as thousand of Christmas parties take place across the North.

LISTEN: Counterfeit Tobacco Seized In Moray

LISTEN: Counterfeit Tobacco Seized In Moray

Counterfeit tobacco has been seized in Moray after a trading standards investigation.

LISTEN: Warning Against "Barbie Doll Drug"

LISTEN: Warning Against "Barbie Doll Drug"

A perfect tan in a syringe, but at what cost?

Salmond Hints At Labour Vote Deal

Salmond Hints At Labour Vote Deal

Alex Salmond has hinted that the SNP would be prepared to set aside the convention that its MPs do not vote on laws that only affe…

4% House Price Increase Forecast

4% House Price Increase Forecast

House prices in Scotland will increase by 4% next year, a new report predicts.

Highland GP In Ebola Fight

Highland GP In Ebola Fight

Dr Chris Mair flew to West Africa from his home in Bonar Bridge in November.

Trident Rethink 'Not Required'

Trident Rethink 'Not Required'

The Defence Secretary said ``now is not the time to start rethinking'' the UK's nuclear deterrent, on his first visit to the Clyde…

Killer Moray Drink Driver Jailed For 9 Years

Killer Moray Drink Driver Jailed For 9 Years

Murray Geddes admitted causing the death of Graeme Mackenzie in May.

Oil Industry 'Close To Collapse'

Oil Industry 'Close To Collapse'

The UK's oil industry is ``close to collapse'' but the falling oil price could have a net benefit to the UK economy, according to …

Finance Sector Move 'Still A Risk'

Finance Sector Move 'Still A Risk'

The risk that major financial institutions could move their headquarters out of Scotland still exists despite the No vote in the i…

Renewables Match Fossil Fuel Power

Renewables Match Fossil Fuel Power

Electricity generated from renewables in Scotland has matched that produced from fossil fuels for the first time.

Jack And Emily Top Baby Names List

Jack And Emily Top Baby Names List

Jack and Emily were the most popular baby names in 2014, according to the National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Sturgeon's Twitter Followers Surge

Sturgeon's Twitter Followers Surge

Nicola Sturgeon's followers on Twitter have more than tripled this year, according to a social network monitor.

NHS Spending Record Amounts On Agency Staffing

NHS Spending Record Amounts On Agency Staffing

MFR News can reveal the NHS spent a record 113 million pounds hiring agency staff last year.

Pay Cut Plans For Oil Workers

Pay Cut Plans For Oil Workers

Will more North Sea workers have to take a pay cut to survive the plummeting price of oil?

West Link Project Back On The Agenda

West Link Project Back On The Agenda

A controversial roads project in Elgin is back on the table despite being refused planning permission.

MSP To Raise Kinloss Search & Rescue Closure In Parliament

MSP To Raise Kinloss Search & Rescue Closure In Parliament

The closure of search coordination services in Kinloss is to be raised at Holyrood.

Budget Scrutiny For Highland Council

Budget Scrutiny For Highland Council

Highland Council's budget proposals for next year are coming under the microscope.

Plans To Build 60 Flats In Inverness

Plans To Build 60 Flats In Inverness

Proposals to build 60 flats on the site of a demolished swimming pool in Inverness are being unveiled.

MSPs Debate New Welfare Powers

MSPs Debate New Welfare Powers

New welfare powers earmarked for devolution by the Smith Commission will be the focus of the final Holyrood debate before the Chri…

Dugdale Faces Sturgeon At FMQ's

Dugdale Faces Sturgeon At FMQ's

Labour's new Scottish deputy leader will take on Nicola Sturgeon at First Minister's Questions for the first time today.

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