A teenage girl has been indecently assaulted as she walked in a wooded area in Midlothian.
MSPs To Hold Energy Supply Inquiry
A Holyrood committee is to hold an inquiry into the security of Scotland's energy supply in the wake of news that Longannet power station is likely to close prematurely.
MSPs on the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee will take evidence on the UK electricity market with a focus on supply, demand and the transmission network.
It follows the announcement that the troubled coal-fired plant in Fife will ''in all likelihood'' shut by March 2016 after losing out on a short-term National Grid contract.
Operator Scottish Power said the station has been under pressure from higher transmission charges to connect to the grid due to its location.
Concerns have been raised about the future of Scotland's energy supply in the event of the power station's closure.
The committee has issued a call for evidence and will begin hearing from witnesses in May.
Convener Murdo Fraser MSP said: "The security of Scotland's energy supply has been brought into urgent focus due to the recent developments at Longannet.
"It is imperative that this inquiry starts a debate in Scotland about how we can secure Scotland's energy supply and looks at the implications of the likely early closure of Longannet.
"There are a number of wider issues at play here, from the move away from fossil fuels to renewable energy, significant reform to the UK electricity market as well as the capability of the UK transmission network to meet demand.''
The committee is seeking views on whether there is enough generation in the system to meet demand until the end of the decade, and how peak demand might change over that timeframe.
The impact of a move from fossil fuels to renewables to meet the Scottish Government's target of a largely decarbonised electricity system by 2030 will be a key part of the inquiry.
MSPs will also look at the role of new projects and future investment in the transmission network and how these might affect security of supply, as well as examining recent significant changes to the electricity market.
Police searching a landfill site for missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague say "no trace'' of the serviceman has been found.
27 year old Blair Logan poured petrol on the bed the pair were sleeping in at the family home in Milngavie on New Year's Day
Blair Logan poured petrol on his younger brother Cameron, and the bed he was sharing with Rebecca Williams as they slept at their family home in Milngavie, in the early hours of January 1.
Most Viewed Pictures On Heart
Recently Played Tracks
To listen live, choose your preferred station:
Now playing: The best feel good music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart Scotland- East.