250 Highlanders have supported to launch new businesses through a UK government scheme according to new figures.
The question of another independence referendum has been raised following a Freedom of Information query.
But half of all care home residents in Scotland have now received their first Covid vaccination, the First Minister also revealed.
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross says 'these sacrifices will save lives'
Drew Hendry says he had to highlight the impact of the UK Internal Market Bill on the Highlands but others called his actions 'dangerous'
Deputy Speaker Dame Rosie Winteron accuses local MP of being 'very childish' after he refused to take his seat
Conservatives slam the Scottish Government's 'dithering' over the issue
MSP for the Highlands and Islands will become shadow cabinet secretary for the rural economy and tourism.
A call has been made for the Armed services to be called in to help deliver a coronavirus vaccine across the Highlands.
'I believe there is merit in splitting the functions that are all currently in the hands of HIE'
A Highland MP has issued a scathing attack on an MSP over his claims about a lack of financial investment in the Highlands.