Three dogs are to be honoured by a veterinary charity at the Scottish Parliament for their bravery and devotion to duty.
Scotland Make World Cup Quarter-Final
Scotland are into the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals but only after a nerve-shredding 36-33 win over Samoa in Newcastle.
The Pacific islanders were playing only for pride but came close to killing off Scotland's participation in the tournament during an incredible clash at St James' Park.
They scored three times through Tusi Pisi, Manu Leiataua and Rey Lee-Lo during a ridiculous first half which also saw Tommy Seymour and John Hardie cross over.
Scotland were much more solid after the interval and a touchdown from skipper Greig Laidlaw gave them breathing space before Motu Matu'u gave them one last scare at the death.
But they clung on to set up a last-eight clash with either Australia or Wales at Twickenham next Sunday.
Four years ago in New Zealand, Scotland suffered the shame of failing to reach the quarter-finals for the first time. Wins over Japan and the United States meant they needed just one more victory to avoid a devastating repeat.
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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