The death of a fisherman working off Shetland could have been avoided if he wore a lifejacket, a Fatal Accident Inquiry has found.
The prospect of a new hospital in Lerwick is back on the agenda after a fresh admission that the Gilbert Bain is not fit for purpose.
Police have issued an urgent appeal after a 30-year-old woman was the victim of a rare alleged serious sexual assault in the Shetland islands.
Have-a-go heroes and exemplary members of the emergency services across Scotland were awarded for their acts of extraordinary bravery at a special event last night.
Pet owners have been warned after balls of mince laced with “some sort of poison” - potentially anti-freeze - were found in Lerwick.
Paul Murton admits he is in love with Orkney and Shetland and fascinated by the islands' strong links with the Vikings.
A Shetland school will be shut to all pupils and staff for the rest of the week to allow a broken window to be fixed.
A man has been jailed for nine months after admitting behaving in a threatening and abusive manner at a Lerwick chemist and having a “length of sharpened metal” in his possession.
Police are investigating an allegedly assault in Lerwick.
There were two false alarms in Shetland early this morning.
Police in Shetland are appealing for information after the war memorial in Lerwick was vandalised.
Boys from right across Shetland are now being allowed to take part in the Junior Lerwick Up Helly Aa.
Two people have appeared in court charged with murder after the death of a woman in Shetland.
Two people are due to appear in court in connection with the death of a woman in Shetland.
A woman has died following an explosion at a house in Brae in Shetland.
Two people have been arrested after a 40-year-old woman was found dead in Shetland.
Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a woman in Shetland.
Police are investigating a suspicious death on Shetland.
A Coastguard search and rescue helicopter was earlier today assisting an injured crew member on a North Sea platform.
Moray boasted the highest temperatures in Scotland yesterday as the north and north-east baked in summer sun.
A plan to invest more than £11 million and create 50 jobs in the region has been launched by Travelodge.
The group campaigning for women to be allowed into Lerwick Up Helly Aa squads has clashed again with Shetland Islands Council (SIC).
Officers in Shetland are investigating an assault which occurred in Lerwick at the weekend.
Shetland Amenity Trust, the organisers of the annual Shetland Boat Week, has announced that the Far Haaf will make a special appearance at this year’s event next month.
Fort William, Wick, Strathpeffer… Comedian Alan Carr is bringing his new tour to the Highlands and islands
Funnyman Alan Carr is heading to the Highlands to play a score of gigs.
A teenager had his case continued without plea after appearing at Lerwick Sheriff Court accused of a string of offences including damaging vehicles at a town-centre work site and possessing a knife in a public place.
Three skinny dippers sparked a major rescue alert off Shetland.
A man who attempted to strike another man with a kitchen knife in a “vicious and frenzied” attack - cutting holes in his jacket in the process - has been sent to prison for nearly two years.
A flotilla of historic fishing boats sailed into Shetland as part of celebrations to mark the centenary of the Faroese flag.
The current library in Lerwick could become the new home for council meetings if lending services move back to their old building a stone’s throw away at Hillhead.
A woman who stole a child’s photo from a house and created a disturbance on a public bus has been remanded in custody.
A flotilla of historic fishing boats will sail in to Shetland next month as part of celebrations to mark the centenary of the Faroese flag.