BBC news for Inverness-shire

Cafe owner tells of racist abuse from gang

An Italian businessman has told of verbal abuse and damage done to his property in Inverness High Street.

Stolen bagpipes dumped in Kyle of Lochalsh garden

The pipes were taken from a car on Saturday before being found in a nearby garden on Monday.

Actress reveals how she won her role in Star Wars

Scottish popular culture convention guest Gloria Garcia reveals how she got her big break.

In pictures: Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running

Images from Sunday's Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running.

Live BBC World News

North Korea accuses US of declaring war

But the White House dismisses the comments by North Korea's foreign minister as "absurd".

Iraqi Kurdistan referendum: High turnout in independence vote

A "yes" victory is expected in an independence referendum strongly opposed by Baghdad.

Trump NFL row: US president denies comments were race-related

The US president says his words about protests at sport events had "nothing to do with race".

German election: Merkel vows to win back right-wing voters

The German chancellor is set for a fourth term despite losing a million votes to nationalists.