Members of the Jarl Squad in Lerwick, Scotland, on the Shetland Isles, perform the Up Helly Aa Viking festival, 28 January 2020

Thousands gather in Shetland as women participate in Up Helly Aa Festival for the first time

For the first time in its 142-year history, women and girls will participate in the torchlit procession at Lerwick's Up Helly Aa festival.