Two men who admitted bringing thousands of pounds worth of heroin into Shetland earlier this year were given lengthy jail sentences when they appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
An inspection by a health service watchdog of Aberdeen Royal Infirmary is to be widened.
A geologist has claimed that the biggest cave in Britain is in Shetland, not England.
The families of four oil workers who died in a North Sea Super Puma crash have welcomed a landmark legal move to seize the black box from the doomed helicopter.
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she had "a spring in her step" as she set sail for Shetland last night with plans for a surprise independence Q&A for ferry passengers.
Scotland's top prosecutor has made a landmark legal move to access the black box recorder from a Super Puma which crashed last August killing four oil workers on board.
Survivors of last year’s tragic helicopter crash just south of Shetland have paid tribute to the island community following a dedication service marking the incident’s first anniversary.
A former Viking chief with the Up Helly Aa festival was caught driving while more than three and a half times the legal alcohol limit.
A Shetland man who "completely misread the situation" in a busy pub and grabbed a woman over her clothing before shouting and swearing at her friends has been fined £500.
A motorcyclist who drove at more than 100mph escaped a driving ban at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
Plans to build a new 120MW power station in Lerwick continue to be on hold despite planning consent having been granted by the Scottish Government yesterday.
A ferry company is aiming to build on a discount programme which allows community groups to travel from the northern isles to the mainland at lower cost.
The role played by PE teachers and voluntary coaches in the achievements of Shetland's three Commonwealth Games competitors has been recognised.
A service of dedication will be held at Sumburgh Airport to mark the anniversary of last year's North Sea helicopter crash off the coast of Shetland.
A main road is blocked in Shetland after an accident involving two cars this morning.
Motorists are being warned of hazardous driving conditions tomorrow morning as heavy rain is expected to lash the region causing flooding on roads.
A luxury online store has been criticised by the UK's advertising regulator for claiming it delivered "anywhere" - while ruling out sending items to the islands.
A rapist has been jailed for seven years after attacks on two women in Shetland.
A Shetland man described in court yesterday as a "one man crime wave" has been jailed for 14 months.
A young Shetland man almost died after violence flared as two groups of friends traded insults about Rangers and Celtic.
A senior NHS Shetland official has said local women were not being "disadvantaged" even though breast cancer screening is only carried out every three years.
A rescue helicopter was yesterday afternoon sent to transport a man in need of medical assistance from an offshore vessel.
A range of online postcards compiled by recruitment company Dave Oliver Hydrographic Services Ltd (DOHS) to mark its 25th anniversary features images from the north of Scotland.
A drugs mule forced to smuggle almost £13,000 worth of heroin internally to Shetland was jailed for three years at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has welcomed a deal that will save Highland consumers around £42 a year in their energy bills.
More than 900 workers at Sullom Voe gas plant in Shetland downed tools yesterday in an industrial dispute over pay.
A Shetland man who was caught driving while three times over the legal alcohol limit has been disqualified for 20 months.
A Shetland tourist has been found safe and well after spending a night on the island's northern mainland.
Coastguard teams have resumed their search for a woman missing on Shetland.
The world's largest Viking replica longship, which lost its mast in strong winds off the coast of Shetland on its maiden voyage overseas, will be forced to continue its journey by engine power, its captain revealed yesterday.
Ferry operator Serco NorthLink has confirmed that the company had to deal with five separate incidents of drunken and abusive behaviour on board its ferries in June alone.
Five oil workers have been disciplined by construction giant Petrofac for recent anti-social behaviour in Shetland, where they are building Total’s £800 million gas plant.