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Daily Archives: February 25, 2011

Students shocked by quake

Students shocked by quake

25/02/2011, by in News

One of the five youngsters from Shet­land who survived the devastat­ing earthquake in Christchurch has spoken of the group’s shock at the damage caused by the tremors which rocked the east coast city at dinner­time on Wednesday.(more…) Read more...

Opinion

Opinion

25/02/2011, by in News

by Sir Alan MasseyLast year I joined the Maritime and Coastguard Agency as its new chief executive after over 30 years serving in the Royal Navy. I was aware before joining that HM Coastguard has a proud history and many traditions, but what became very evident early on was just how much change... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

25/02/2011, by in Features

25 Years Ago“There’s nothing to match it” – that’s Charles Fordyce’s comment on Shetland’s newest nightspot, “Nightmagic”.In fact, Nightmagic is the result of £130,000 spent on a venue which has seen hundreds pass through its doors in the not so distant past – the main d... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 25.02.11

Editorial: The Old Rock 25.02.11

25/02/2011, by in News

From the Human Rights Watch report on torture in Egypt, published last month, the testimony of Nasr al-Sayed Nassan Nasr, who was detained in March last year by State Security Investigations officers:They started with the beating. They beat me on the face and on the back. They stripped me of my... Read more...