In Pictures

Largest cruise ship yet arrives in Lerwick

IT WAS a case of the new passing the old this morning (Monday) as the MSC Virtuosa cruise ship passed the historic Mousa Broch on her way to Lerwick as she made her maiden visit to Shetland. The ship, which cost €800 million to build, is the largest to ever visit Lerwick Harbour. Read more Shetland News …



Walls celebrates junior Up Helly Aa in style

WHILE around 500 guizers were marching in Bigton to celebrate the climax of the South Mainland Up Helly Aa (SMUHA) on Friday night, the junior fire festival in the Westside village of Waas, led by jarl Katie Drakeford, was a much smaller but equally enjoyable affair. Read more Shetland News …


Winter wonderland photos – Part 2

AS the steady stream of photos sent in by our readers shows little sign of weakening, here is another selection of photos we received overnight and this morning. Many thanks to everybody who took the time to share their snowy photos with us. Become a supporter of Shetland NewsShetland News is asking its many readers […] Shetland News …


Overnight snow turns Shetland into winter wonderland

WHILE travelling conditions were described as hazardous this morning, there is no doubt that the arrival of snow overnight turned Shetland into an even more beautiful place and put a smile on many faces. We asked our readers to send us their snow photos from this morning, and the response has been great, in fact […] Shetland News …