Nicola Sturgeon has said Scotland feels a sense of solidarity with the people of London in the wake of the terrorist attack at Westminster.
Search For Missing Arran Pensioner
Concern is growing for an elderly woman missing overnight on the Isle of Arran.
Patricia Sloan, 83, was last seen at her home in Lamlash at about 4pm on Tuesday.
Searches are under way for the pensioner, who is about 5ft 2ins with blonde bobbed hair and was wearing a grey top under a beige jacket and blue trousers.
Inspector Ian McColl said: "Patricia is known to often go for walks on the island, however she has never been away for this length of time.
"Her family has failed to locate her as have island and mainland police officers. There is concern for her safety and efforts are continuing in a bid to trace her safe and well.
"I would urge anyone with any information on her whereabouts to contact Irvine police office on 101.''
The number of child sex offences recorded by Scottish police rose to an all-time high last year to an average of nearly 12 a day, according to a charity.
Only half of nurseries in the private and voluntary sector say they are likely to implement the Scottish Government's flagship pledge on childcare by providing youngsters with 1,140 hours of funded care.
The wife of cyclist Sir Chris Hoy has told how the shock experience of giving birth to a premature baby has propelled her into a key charity role.
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