Thursday May 16
Hackers admit to CIA and police attacks
TWO British computer hackers have admitted they were behind cyber attacks on the websites of the UK's Serious Organised Crime Squad, the CIA and the National Health Service.
Hayfield: shutting Olnafirth and Skerries could save A 170,000 a year
The SIC estimates it would save around A 170,000 a year by shutting Voe's small primary school and Skerries' three-pupil secondary department.
Gig review: Shetland Folk Festival
The fiddles were out and the tunes in the bar got started pretty much the minute the Shetland ferry left Aberdeen last Wednesday night, the 12-hour voyage serving as a time-honoured preamble to the islands' world-famous annual four-day orgy of music-making. By the time we were half-way to Lerwick, cultural and stylistic boundaries were already a ... (more)
Politically incorrect polkas prove a treat for Legion crowd
"You're in for a treat." That was the prediction from the bar staff at the Legion in Lerwick who'd heard the sound check ahead of last night's concert.
British-made Americana enthralls Legion audience
Thursday night's opener at Lerwick's Legion contained highlights aplenty during a five-act, four-hour concert where the standard of musicianship seldom fell below outstanding.
Bell will use Faroese meeting to lobby for Norrona sailings to be restored
The SIC will this week renew diplomatic ties with Faroe - partly in the hope of getting Smyril Line ferry the NorrA na to stop off in the isles again.