Three dogs are to be honoured by a veterinary charity at the Scottish Parliament for their bravery and devotion to duty.
Man Arrested After 'Explosives' Found
A man has been arrested after police investigating reports of loud bangs from a garden recovered potentially explosive materials.
Officers were called to Gateside Street, West Kilbride, at around 6.30pm on Tuesday after receiving reports of possible explosions from a garden.
They searched a house and recovered "a quantity of potentially explosive materials'' with the help of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, Police in North Ayrshire said on Facebook.
There was nothing to suggest the incident is linked to terrorism, officers said.
A number of homes were evacuated as a precaution and all those affected have now been allowed to return to their properties.
Police said a 21-year-old man had been arrested in connection with the discovery and was in police custody.
The SNP has "absolutely no mandate'' to hold a second referendum on independence, Labour MP Ian Murray has told the party's Scottish conference.
Scottish military bases are to be upgraded in a £1.7 billion investment programme, the UK Defence Secretary has announced.
Two men accused of attempting to murder two police officers by knocking them over are to stand trial in June.
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