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Drugs mule jailed
25/07/2014, by in Headlines, News

A man is beginning a three year jail sentence after he admitted smuggling almost £13,000-worth of heroin into the isles. (more…) Read more...

Cameron comes to isles

The Prime Minister arrived in Shetland for a two-day visit this afternoon – making him the first UK leader to visit the isles in 34 years. David Cameron's arrival comes ahead of a drinks reception at the town hall in Lerwick this evening, where he will make an announcement on electricity subsidie... Read more...

Enchanting Sermanni to return to isles
18/07/2014, by in Headlines, News

Enchanting Scottish singer-songwriter Rachel Sermanni is to return to the isles in October. The fok-noir balladeer will be on the road with a new live album, recorded in the Yukon, Canada, at Dawson City Music Festival, and a collection of her drawings – nudes and dreams – following their debut... Read more...

Queen Sonja arrives in town
1 comment, 18/07/2014, by in Headlines, News

Norway's royal yacht the Norge made a fleeting visit to Lerwick Harbour this morning, and was believed to be carrying the Queen of Norway onboard. But a walk-about on the streets of the town from Queen Sonja looks unlikely. It is understood that any visit from the queen, or other members of the Nor... Read more...