MSPs have voted on income-tax rates and bands in Scotland for the first-time ever, with Holyrood opting to freeze the point at which the higher 40p tax rate kicks in.
Abduction Charge Man, 38, Remanded
A man has appeared in court today charged with abduction and assault with intent to rape after an alleged incident in Fife.
Simon Johnston, 38, made no plea or declaration during a private hearing at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.
He also faced a charge of attempting to pervert the course of justice following the alleged incident in the town on Saturday.
Johnston, from Kirkcaldy, was remanded in custody and the case was continued for further examination, the Crown Office said.
He is expected to appear in court again next week.
Detectives are examining CCTV footage and conducting door-to-door enquiries after a serious sexual assault in Renfrewshire.
Celtic have announced plans for a hotel and museum complex next to their stadium.
Aspects of an internal investigation within Scotland's biggest council have been raised with police.
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