LATEST: All newspapers and magazines are to be covered by proposals for legally-binding regulation of the press in Scotland, it emerged today.
• For the latest updates, press F5 or hit refresh. You can also follow us on Twitter at @scotsmandotcom
2:35pm: The Perthshire town of Blairgowrie is set for an ambitious £820,000 makeover as it prepares to host the Junior Ryder Cup next year.
2:30pm: Dunfermline Athletic Football Club’s future remains uncertain after talks between Gavin Masterton and a fans group, The Pars Community (TPC), broke down today.
1:30pm: The commanding officer of the elite 45 Commando Group today issued a personal appeal to missing Marine Ralph Hebden to let his pregnant wife know he is safe.
12:55pm: An Irish property developer who was allegedly kidnapped for eight months remains in custody today on suspicion of wasting police time.
11:00am: An eight tonne truck bomb, the largest ever seen in Afghanistan, has been discovered and defused by the country’s security forces.
10:40am: Police have seized more than £7 million worth of criminal assets in Lothian and Borders, Fife and Central Scotland.
9.15am: The newly-built Type 45 Destroyer Duncan will not leave the Scotstoun yard in Glasgow where it was constructed, after a technical issue saw the planned sailing cancelled.
8.00am: The Rumour Mill: Celtic look to make a £1m move for Issam el Adoua, Andy Goram backs a Rangers fans’ boycott warning, and Jim Goodwin may let his team take the field without him at this weekend’s cup final.
6.40am: A man in Angus has been crushed to death during tree-felling in Angus.
6.35am: We wake to the news today that Falkirk MP Eric Joyce has been arrested over a fight at a Westminster bar.
Today in 1995: The Rail Regulator said it was not up to British Rail to axe the Anglo-Scottish sleeper, after BR had said it would end most of the overnight services and all Motorail trains from May.
Today in 1814: The Highland Clearances began in Sutherland.