A public consultation has been launched on the future of policing in Scotland over the next decade.
Scots boy hurt in electric shock on railway line
A teenager is in a serious condition in hospital after suffering an electric shock on a railway line.
The incident happened near an overhead bridge close to Whitelees Road in Lanark, South Lanarkshire, at around 8pm on Thursday.
The 14-year-old was rushed to Wishaw General Hospital for treatment.
A spokesman for the Scottish Ambulance Service said: "We received an emergency call shortly after 8pm this evening to attend to a 14-year-old who had been electrocuted.
"Two ambulances attended and the patient was taken to Wishaw General Hospital with serious injuries.''
MSPs looking into the sporting legacy of the 2014 Commonwealth Games are carrying out a series of research visits across Scotland this week.
A Holyrood committee is calling for people to give their views on "ambitious'' Scottish Government plans to tackle child poverty.
A Scottish charity has expanded its school feeding programme into Syria to help youngsters rebuild their lives following years of civil war.
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