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Tuesday Jul 22 | The Marion Star

Cameron makes surprise visit to Scotland before vote

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday became the first prime minister in 34 years - since Margaret Thatcher in 1980 - to visit the remote Shetland islands.

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Tuesday Jul 22 | Shetland Today

Cameron speech praises isles' spirit

Prime Minister David Cameron used his visit to the "farthest flung" part of Britain to claim the "broad shoulders" of the United Kingdom were a source of strength for communities across the nation.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Shetland Today

'Lights Out' as mark of respect

The floodlights at Lerwick Town Hall will be turned off for an hour next month to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Shetland Today

Levellers to return next week

Folk punk legends The Levellers will be making their third trip to Shetland next week for what is hoped to be a sell-out concert in Clickimin on Wednesday.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Shetland Today

Shetfest offers full day of music

A full day of music is on offer at Shetfest in the Royal British Legion in Lerwick tomorrow, with all ages welcome.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Tehran Times

Trio of influential lawmakers have aided Iran-Britain rapprochement: WSJ

An article published on the website of the Wall Street Journal on Monday highlights the role of three influential British lawmakers in the recent rapprochement between Iran and Britain.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

National Public Radio

In Shetland, Oil Shapes Debate Over Scottish Independence

Scotland's offshore oil platforms in the North Sea generate significant wealth for the nation - especially for the Shetland Islands, where oil tanker traffic boosts the local economy.

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