Health boards across Scotland have been urged to move swiftly to remove plastic bin bags from all mental health facilities after two suicides led to a health and safety ban in one area.
Power has been restored to more than 200,000 homes after a blackout last night.
The number of young people offered modern apprenticeships is to increase to 30,000 over the next six years.
GLASGOW 2014 is today rewriting its showcase opening with just 100 days to go after dropping controversial plans to blow up the Red Road flats for entertainment.
CONCERN is growing that the poisoning of birds of prey in Ross-shire will seriously damage wildlife tourism worth £1.4billion annually to Scotland.