A Viking “drinking hall” that could have been used by a high-ranking chieftain 800 years ago has been unearthed in Orkney, archaeologists say.
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.
After months of preparation to pay tribute to their Viking ancestors, the town of Lerwick is set for another year of fiery celebrations and marches.
A fearsome beast with emerald green eyes is ready to take centre stage today at Up Helly Aa.
Shetland’s most famous Viking fire festival has been rated as among the best to light up winter.
Pupils from Elgol Primary School on the Isle of Skye have had their own Viking longship put on display at a local museum.
A small family-run north-east distillery is celebrating one year in business with the export of its product to Denmark.
Burning excitement spread through Shetland yesterday as dozens of bearded Vikings with a fiery passion for tradition put the finishing touches to the centrepiece of this year’s Up Helly Aa.
If the residents of Inverness were a bit intimidated by the invasion of Vikings to begin with, they soon warmed to the situation.
A group of school pupils gave their pet fish a flaming Viking send-off -- by putting them in a cardboard boat and setting them on fire.
This year's Guizer Jarl decided to pay homage to one of Scandinavia's most infamous historic figures during yesterday's Up Helly Aa.
With yellow eyes blazing, razor-sharp teeth and jagged red horns, the fearsome centrepiece of Up Helly Aa is finally ready for action.
Kenny McLean netted a late winner as Aberdeen came from behind to defend the Energy Cities Community Cup with a 2-1 victory against Viking FK at Pittodrie last night.