Reports Nicola Sturgeon is to put plans for a second independence referendum on hold are entirely speculative, a spokesman has insisted.
Nine Rescued From Shetland Yacht Fire
Nine people have been rescued from a life raft after their yacht caught fire.
The Coastguard was alerted to the sailing boat in distress south west of Shetland on Thursday morning.
They broadcast a mayday call and the yacht crew were picked up by a support vessel in the area.
Aith RNLI Lifeboat and the Coastguard search and rescue helicopter based at Sumburgh attended the incident at around 10.30am.
A Maritime and Coastguard Agency spokeswoman said: "All nine persons on board have been safely accounted for after the support vessel picked them up from a life raft after they abandoned their sailing vessel after it caught fire.
"The support vessel is currently making its way to Scalloway Harbour.''
Gordon Wilson passed in hospital this morning after a short illness.
More than half of youngsters who left school in 2015/16 did not have a key maths qualification.
A body has been identified as that of a missing priest from Edinburgh.
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