BBC news for Inverness-shire

Scotland to help monitor North Sea underwater noise

A network of devices already used to record dolphins off Scotland's east coast is to be used in the project.

'Worrying alarm call' for world's birds on brink of extinction

Seabirds such as the kittiwake are being pushed to the brink of extinction, say conservationists.

Watchdog says Western Isle Hospital department clean

Inspectors have reported on an unannounced visit they made to Western Isle Hospital earlier this year.

South of Scotland golden eagle project gets off the ground

The first chicks will be collected in the Highlands and released in the south of Scotland next year.

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Alabama Senate race: Trump records message for Roy Moore

The vote could alter the balance of power in the Senate ahead of next year's mid-term elections.

Climate change: Trump will bring US back into Paris deal - Macron

But the French leader says he will not agree to a demand that America's terms should be negotiated.

Charles Jenkins: US soldier who defected to North Korea dies

Charles Jenkins was detained for nearly 40 years and married a Japanese woman in captivity.

New York Port Authority attack: Akayed Ullah 'inspired by IS'

The suspect tells police he chose the Manhattan bus station "because of its Christmas posters".