The sister of a Scottish soldier killed during service more than 60 years ago has collected an honour in his memory.
Man And Child Taken To Hospital After Edinburgh Flat Fire
A man is in a critical condition and a child is being treated as a precaution after a flat fire in Edinburgh.
Emergency services were called to Ferry Road at around 2am on Tuesday.
A man rescued by firefighters was rushed to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary (ERI), while a child from another property was taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children.
Officers are working with fire crews to establish the cause of the blaze.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police in Edinburgh are carrying out a joint investigation with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service following a fire in Ferry Road in the early hours of Tuesday January 3.
"A man was taken to the ERI for treatment, where he remains in a critical condition.
"A child from another property was taken to the Sick Kids hospital as a precaution.
"Inquiries to rule out any suspicious circumstances are ongoing and at an early stage.''
Elsewhere, fire crews had to deal with a large gorse fire near Hillend Ski Club on the outskirts of the capital.
Four fire engines were involved in damping down the blaze, which covered an area of 100sq metres, a service spokesman said.
Seven men have been arrested in connection with a large-scale disturbance following the Edinburgh derby in the Scottish Cup.
A new £25,000 scholarship to improve care for people with motor neurone disease (MND) will be set up in memory of campaigner Gordon Aikman.
Police have launched an investigation after a 19-year-old woman was the victim of a serious sexual assault in Edinburgh.
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