Laser attacks at Glasgow Airport have almost doubled in a year, posing a "real threat to flight safety'', a pilots' association has warned.
Stewart To Sing At Games Ceremony
Rod Stewart is to perform at the opening ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Joining Stewart will be Scottish singers Susan Boyle and Amy MacDonald and violinist Nicola Benedetti.
Glasgow 2014 chief executive David Grevemberg said: 'We have always said that the opening ceremony will present Glasgow and Scotland to a global audience.
'But when we got to welcome an iconic talent like Rod Stewart it takes the excitement and anticipation for the opening ceremony to a whole new level.
'We will also be welcoming internationally renowned and acclaimed artists Susan Boyle, Nicola Benedetti, Amy MacDonald and Julie Fowlis on the night.
'They will join the thousands of people who are part of our cast for a unique celebration of the host city and nation which will not only welcome the athletes to Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games, but which will also be seen and enjoyed across the world.'
A public consultation has been launched on the future of policing in Scotland over the next decade.
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.
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