Heart has discovered more than 5000 people have applied for just 100 firefighter jobs in Scotland.
M8 Closed After Rush-Hour Crash
The M8 in Glasgow has re-opened following a rush-hour crash.
The accident happened at about 9am near junction 18 of the M8 motorway near the Kingston Bridge in Glasgow.
Seven cars and a lorry were involved.
Police Scotland said everyone trapped in vehicles was freed and taken to hospital - no one was thought to be seriously injured.
The road was closed for around four hours.
The number of children relying on food banks in one council area has jumped by almost a quarter in just three months.
Relatives of three people who lost their lives in the Glasgow bin lorry crash are expected to learn whether they can raise a private prosecution against driver Harry Clarke.
A teenager is in a serious condition in hospital after suffering an electric shock on a railway line.
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