Police have charged two men for using drones at this year's Up Helly Aa celebrations in Lerwick.
Celebrations for Shetland’s Up Helly Aa fire festival continued long after the embers from the burning galley had faded.
A man who smashed a mug of vodka over his friend’s head, injuring him severely, was imprisoned for two years at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
The passion of nearly 1,000 Shetlanders for their Viking heritage burned bright last night for the spectacular climax to Up Helly Aa.
Thousands of people packed the centre of Lerwick to marvel at the atmospheric procession of torches ablaze with fire.
Whether you hold a great deal of knowledge or know very little about Lerwick's Up Helly Aa festival, if this "Idiot's Guide" to the fiery event fails to educate, it will certainly entertain.
A fearsome beast with emerald green eyes is ready to take centre stage today at Up Helly Aa.
As Lerwick prepares to welcome visitors from across the globe ahead of Up Helly Aa, we take a look back at the best pictures captured at the event. Showcasing traditional features of the festival – from costumed warriors to the burning of the galley – they’ll be sure to make you want to visit.
Excitement is building in Lerwick as Shetland once again hosts the spectacular Up Helly Aa festival.
It's one of Scotland's most famous festivals.
The number of butcher shops across the north and north-east has been chopped in recent years as customers favour supermarkets over the traditional outlets.
A Shetland wildlife charity is celebrating after the final piece in a complex funding jigsaw fell into place late this week to allow the organisation to go ahead with a £500,000 upgrade to its animal care facilities.
Surprise weddings are one thing - but what about tying the knot on the other side of the world in the middle of a Shetland winter?
They have become two of the most inspirational events on the north-east charity calendar.
Orkney Islands Council has issued the Scottish Government with the ultimatum that it must pay £6.8million for its inter-island ferry service - or they will stop running it.
Potentially life-saving equipment will be handed out to Scots at risk of contracting a disease on the hills, the Scottish Government has confirmed.
The invitation to tender for the next contract to run ferries to the Northern Isles has been issued to three bidders.
Calls made to combat marine litter on Shetland after dead gannet discovered entangled in rope and twine
Calls have been made to combat marine litter after a Shetland man photographed a gannet which appeared to have died after becoming entangled in rope and twine.
A woman who dropped off passengers at Sandwick Junior High School while five-and-a-half times the drink driving limit received a hefty driving ban and fine at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday.
A Shetland cartoonist came face to face with his own creation following a visit to Lerwick Tourist Office.
Shetland Islands Council is incinerating hundreds of tons of NHS clinical waste from health boards across Scotland – including the Highland and Grampian – to help ease a national backlog.
Musicians from an array of genres and hailing from more than ten countries will flock to Shetland this summer as the 39th instalment of the Shetland Folk Festival opens on May 2.
The handover of a brand new state-of-the-art hospital and healthcare facility in Orkney is due to take place in April
The chairman of NHS Shetland has defended the record of the Gilbert Bain Hospital accident and emergency unit following an attack on waiting times by Scotland's shadow health minister.
NHS Shetland has been forced to temporarily close around a quarter of its beds in ward three at Lerwick’s Gilbert Bain Hospital due to staff shortages.
An event is being held in Shetland tomorrow to give local drone enthusiasts more information on how to use their devices safely near the operations of the Sumburgh-based coastguard helicopter.
Police in Shetland have charged a 47-year-old woman after heroin worth an estimated £9,000 was recovered in the Lerwick area.
A high-profile Shetland councillor who has revealed he has prostate cancer has called on all men not to ignore early signs of ill health.
One of Britain’s remotest communities have finally celebrated Christmas - with children having had to wait an extra day longer than usual to open their presents.
Scotland’s walking charity, Paths for All, is calling on businesses in Shetland to sign up to its new Walk to Work Award in a bid to encourage workers to take a stroll to their workplace.
Hundreds of parents across the north and north-east are failing to pay their ex-partners the money they should to provide for their children.
The quest to be named as the best Christmas window in Lerwick has been won by the Ninian store.