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Shetland is back by popular demand - and all eyes are on local oddball Magnus Bain
It's a delight watching Perez as he works his way through the case - he's like The Killing's Sarah Lund in male form, albeit without the benefit of any knitwear The success of a two-part pilot last year means A Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez is back for a full series of three, two-part crime mysteries.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
One million Britons have Viking blood
Men from the far north of Scotland were most likely to provide a direct match, with almost a third of the men from the Shetland Islands testing positive for Viking blood.
Sterilise farmed salmon to save wild species, critics say
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Report Published: "STATS Group - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review"
The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company's key employees, key competitors and major products and services.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Councils preparing to set standard by raising flag for Commonwealth
Sixteen councils in Sussex are preparing to take part in the largest, single raising of the Commonwealth flag on Monday.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Commonwealth flags to be flown
Unst is to play its part in the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow by flying the Commonwealth flag on Monday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Disgusted by proposal
A few years ago, when I was writing letters to The Shetland Times in opposition to the proposed music venue and cinema, while the council were talking about closing schools, I made a remark that has apparently now come true.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Joint push for new housing
A joint push is to be made to build hundreds of houses on "the only large scale development site in central Shetland".
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Disabled Plane Passengers Get A View Of The Northern Lights On Special Flight Over Scotland
Seventy four lucky plane passengers got the show of a lifetime this weekend, when they flew right through the Northern Lights near the Shetland Islands in the U.K. Some pretty incredible photos were snapped during the four-hour tour of one of nature's most awesome phenomena.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Post Office to rethink island mortgage ban branded unfair
People applying for home loans on Skye - linked to the mainland by a bridge - are the only island borrowers exempt from the ruling by the publicly owned company.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
New bus network goes out to tender
ZetTrans and Shetland Islands Council will next week put their proposed public and school bus network out to tender as part of a "radical change" to the public transport service.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Pensioners' bonus slashed
The Christmas grant scheme for pensioners and disabled people is to be cut to a quarter of its present level, Shetland Charitable Trust has decided.
The North Sea: Running on fumes
Scottish nationalists are right to charge that Britain has mismanaged North Sea oil.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Revealed: The 6 best pubs in Bolton
BOLTON'S real ale pubs will go head-to-head tomorrow night for the title of the best in town.
No SIC objection to power station
Another major construction project has moved closer to development after councillors agreed not to object to the new A 200 million power station at Lerwick's Rova Head.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Tidbits of facts about a fascinating and unusual duck
While shovelers are usually seen in small numbers, walkers along Seattle's Green Lake recently were in for a treat.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Shetland puffin its chest out on growth
He has predicted GDP growth of 3.3% for the islands, a rise from this year's 3.1%.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
UK regulator imposes tougher safety measures on N.Sea helicopters
Britain's aviation regulator said it would impose new measures on helicopters flying to oil and gas rigs under a plan to improve safety following several fatal crashes in recent years.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Isles councils meet at town hall
Outside Lerwick Town Hall on Monday are : Angus Campbell , Steven Heddle , local government minister Derek Mackay and Gary Robinson .
'Yes' campaign heads to Burra
MSP Jean Urquhart will present the case in favour of separation from the UK before questions are put forward from the floor.