Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop’s announcement yesterday morning that the Scottish Government’s additional £100m fund for businesses impacted by COVID-19 would be open for applications from 2pm,...

A free online children’s book explaining all about Coronavirus is being produced in Gaelic by Stornoway publisher Acair. The book was initially released in English earlier this month (6 April) by...

NHS Western Isles has today (Wednesday April 29) launched its new dedicated Coronavirus (COVID-19) health support telephone line for those living and working within the Western Isles. It is 01851...

A combination of natural disasters and political instability looks set to be a recipe for a COVID-19 catastrophe in the Caribbean island of Haiti, writes Taylor Edgar After last year enduring an...

It’s exactly 250 years ago today (29 April) that captain James Cook first set foot on the continent of Australia. He landed at Botany Bay – which became a British settlement, a penal colony and then...

A community-run group in South Uist is to receive a slice of National Lottery cash aimed at helping people to look with positivity beyond the Covid-19 crisis together. The National Lottery...