BBC news for Highland

Plans for Invergordon and Nigg could create hundreds of jobs

The work would come from decommissioning rigs and building massive offshore wind turbines.

'Do not travel' warning as snow storm hits

A fresh band of persistent heavy snow is set to sweep across parts of the country for a third day.

Meet Phelps the swimming hedgehog from Alness

The young animal is having supervised "swimming classes" to help build up strength in his weak hind legs.

RBS stands by branch closure decision

Officials from the bank faced questions from MPs over plans to close a third of its branches in Scotland.

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North Korea crisis: South to continue talks with 'clear eyes'

This comes amid warnings Pyongyang might be playing for time to continue its nuclear arms activity.

Guinea healer held over faking hundreds of pregnancies

The healer gave women leaves and herbs that made their stomachs swell up and told them not to see a doctor.

Facebook selfie showing murder weapon helps convict killer

Police discovered the weapon used to murder a Canadian teen in a photo she took with her friend.

US shutdown looms amid immigration feud

Congress bickers ahead of a Friday deadline to pass a temporary measure funding federal agencies.