Scottish Transport Minister Humza Yousaf has claimed "nobody can hold a candle" to Scotland's bridges after unveiling a plaque commemorating the Forth Bridge's world heritage status.
Two Held After Man Seriously Hurt Near Hotel
A man has been taken to hospital with a serious head injury following an assault outside a hotel.
Police were called to the High Street in Edinburgh at around 5.55pm on Wednesday following an incident near the Radisson Blu.
The injured 36-year-old man was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for treatment.
A man and a woman have been detained in connection with the incident.
Police said that inquiries are ongoing and asked anyone with information to contact them.
Family members now spend an average 13 hours a week providing childcare and the average cost is now £4.19 an hour for each child.
Almost 1.8 million votes cast north of the border in June did not go towards electing an MP.
More than 15,000 tonnes of litter are discarded in Scotland each year.
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