TODAY’s top stories on social media from Scotland and beyond, including Lockerbie, Nicola Sturgeon and Uber.
Lockerbie bombing suspects named
The pair are suspected of involvement along with Abdelbaset al Megrahi - the only person convicted over the 1988 atrocity in which 270 people died.
Scottish prosecutors said they want the suspects to be interviewed by police.
T in the Park 2016 confirmed
Promoters DF Concerts today said they were “genuinely sorry” about problems experienced by fans at the event this July and pledged wholescale changes will be made in time for next year.
The festival, which is said to be worth £15 million to the local economy, was inundated with hundreds of complaints over traffic chaos, the festival’s shuttle bus services, levels of congestion inside the arena and poor security at the campsite.
Nicola Sturgeon says public will decide second indyref timing
Sturgeon yesterday attempted to manage the expectations of new SNP members clamouring for a second referendum by insisting the timing of another poll would be determined by public opinion.
With some SNP delegates expressing frustration that the timing of a second referendum is not on the official agenda, Ms Sturgeon said the party would be guided by “respect and democracy”.
Uber launches first Scottish service in Glasgow
Glasgow is today to be the first Scottish city to launch controversial taxi firm Uber as the US firm eyes plans to open in a number of Scottish cities within the next twelve months.
Gordon Strachan set to stay on as Scotland manager
The Scotland manager is today expected to pledge his immediate future to the role and announce his intention to help the nation pick up the pieces after the failed bid to qualify for next summer’s European Championships.