• Life expectancy in Shetland, as well as that of the whole of Scotland, is no longer rising, as it had been for years.

  • There was a power cut in Shetland this morning with areas affected stretching from north of Voe to Graven and Mossbank.

  • The Shetland Amenity Trust has started the planning process for the 2019 Shetland Boat Week event.

  • Tavish Scott, as the Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson, has responded to the publication of data on the achievement of Curriculum for Excellence levels.

  • The coastguard in Shetland has once again been helping Police Scotland in tracing missing person Peter Henry Todd, age 36 years, who was last known to be in the Bettyhill area of Sutherland yesterday evening.

  • The breezy period will last until Sunday, with Saturday into Sunday the windiest.

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