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Wednesday Aug 27 | BBC News

Sturgeon predicts Shetland oil boom

Shetland is on the cusp of a "second oil boom", the deputy first minister has predicted during a visit to the islands.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

BBC News

Man and woman killed in crash named

A man and a woman who died in a crash in Aberdeenshire earlier this week have been named by police.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Shetland Today

Millions invested as Shetland bids to become decommissioning hub

Investments totalling A 20 million will be announced today as Shetland bids to become a global leader in the multi-billion pound decommissioning industry - creating scores of skilled jobs.

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Shetland Today

Bristow wins bronze at national championships

Katie Bristow on the podium after her personal best run with golf medallist Kara Tait and Annabel Simpson.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Car insurance premiums remain stubbornly high in Bradford

BRADFORD continues to be a hotspot for sky-high car insurance premiums - after the city bucked a national trend and saw a rise in prices.

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Windsor Beacon

Scotland's remote outpost splits on independence vote

Yet if residents in the pastoral Shetland Islands join Scotland's 5.2 million other inhabitants a month from now and vote to abandon three centuries of union with England, an emotional link, as well as a remote physical one, will have to be redrawn after Sept.

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Times Herald

Scotland's remote outpost splits on independence vote

As these things so often go, the man who doesn't miss a trick was once the boy who couldn't stay on... Fraser Leask stands in front of his boat, Anna Rose, in Little Voe, Scotland, on July 23. Little Voe is a village in the Shetland Islands.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Sunday Herald

Gay rights, ethnic diversity, open borders and taking a stand against ...

Hardly surprising since it's been going full-tilt now for nearly two years. I feel exhausted and I've just been writing about it.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Shetland Today

Hudghton visits to make independence converts

Mr Hudghton was to visit Whalsay for a public meeting in the Symbister Hall yesterday evening after meeting fishermen's representatives in Lerwick and visiting the NAFC Marine Centre.

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