Little is known about Dun Deardail, which sits on a hill overlooking the River Nevis in Lochaber.
All-terrain vehicles such as quad-bikes are among the items most likely to be stolen in rural areas, according to a survey.
Pictures from Mumford & Sons' Gentlemen of the Road Stopover Festival in the Cairngorms National Park.
The control room for the Dounreay Fast Reactor (DFR) has been placed into the care of two museums.
Lachlan Simpson, a chef from Embo, near Dornoch, has not been seen since the early hours of last Sunday.
Thousands of people are heading for the Highlands for the start of the World Orienteering Championships.
Plans for a 31-turbine wind farm near one of Scotland's most picturesque mountain ranges have been refused.
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 24 and 31 July.
Keeping track of Britain's most threatened duck
Inverness defender Gary Warren suffers 'a break', while Motherwell's Ian Baraclough reacts to his side's 1-0 win.
Wes Fletcher scores on his Motherwell debut to secure a deserved victory over Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
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