The UK government has announced tens of thousands of people stranded abroad in the coronavirus pandemic will be flown home.
Small businesses have been told not to panic in the face of the coroanvirus pandemic by MSP Kate Forbes.
HIGHLAND residents have been urged to volunteer in their communities during the coronavirus pandemic.
UK government figures show the north of Scotland pays more for electricity than anywhere else in the country.
Highland MP Ian Blackford has wished Prime Minister Boris Johnson well after he tested positive for coronavirus.
MSP David Stewart has expressed disappointment the Scottish Government does not seem to know which sections of the A82 have benefited from roadworks.
Self-employed workers facing difficulties as a result of coronavirus have been offered grants totalling 80 per cent of their salaries.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed 405,000 people have offered their help to the NHS in response to a call made last night.
Health secretary Matt Hancock unveiled a vision for volunteers to help with "shopping, delivery of medicines and to support those who are shielded".
MP Drew Hendry has called for more support for workers, as research suggests working from home could cost households millions more on energy bills.
Gatherings of more than two people will not be allowed in public – with police given powers to enforce new restrictions.
Another Highland MSP has added his voice to calls for people who do not live in the Highlands to stay away during the coronavirus crisis.