A critical report has uncovered significant variations in the quality and availability of forensic medical services for sex crime victims across Scotland, with some services branded "unacceptable''.
Man Dies In Ardrossan Fire
A man has died in a fire at a block of flats.
The blaze broke out in the three-storey building in Barr Street, Ardrossan, at around 8pm on Monday.
Two fire crews were sent to tackle what was described as a "well-developed fire''.
Police said a 53-year-old man was found in one of the flats and pronounced dead at the scene.
It was the second serious fire in the west of Scotland on Monday evening.
Three adults and two children were taken to hospital following a blaze at a block of flats in Charles Street, Glasgow, at around 5pm.
Twenty other people were checked over by paramedics at the scene but did not need hospital treatment.
The Scottish Ambulance Service said one adult was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary while two were taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
The two children were taken to the Royal Hospital for Children Glasgow.
All five were suffering from smoke inhalation.
Police are searching for a missing Northern Irish man who did not catch his flight from Edinburgh back to Belfast.
The mother of Danielle McLaughlin, who was murdered in a Goa tourist resort, has said she is relieved to finally have her daughter back home.
Scottish voters share similar views on Brexit as those in the rest of the UK, showing little demand for a special deal north of the border, new research suggests.
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