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Satellites could be launched from Shetland Islands' most northern isle

The Guardian - Nov 14, 2017
Satellites could be launched from Shetland Islands' most northern isle. Unst, which has a population of only 600, is identified in UK Space Agency research as best site in UK for spaceport to launch satellites into orbit. The former Ministry of Defence ...

Professor's claim that isles have ugly affordable housing rebutted by local industry

Shetland News - Nov 16, 2017
But Hjaltland Housing Association and Shetland Islands Council's housing department both begged to differ, while some local architects also took exception to his comments. They pointed out that Shetland is currently enjoying a tourist boom and also ...

Shetland could become UK base of satellite launches

The Scotsman - Nov 14, 2017
He added: “It's exciting, but this is a long game and we will be working together with Shetland Islands Council, the UK Space Agency and other stakeholders to progress our plans. “We all know that Shetland has fantastic infrastructure and transport ...

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Shetland Islands: Lerwick, Scotland

Recorded September 2, 2008. Shetland is an archipelago in Scotland, off the northeast coast. The islands lie to the northeast of Orkney, 170 miles from the ...

Referendum Road: The view from the Shetland Islands - BBC Newsnight

What do people in Shetland think about the EU referendum? Katie Razzall travels to the Shetland Islands to find out. Watch all of the Referedum Road series ...

Shetland Islands in 4K (UHD)

Shetland, Scotland, Lerwick, Scalloway, poney, 4K, UHD.


A short video impression of the North Link Ferries overnight service from Aberdeen to Lerwick.

Exploring family history in the Shetland Islands

Kathy Callaghan searches for relatives in the rugged and beautiful Shetland Islands.