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  1. Westminster is currently holding a debate on Scottish devolution
  2. During the debate William Hague made the case for English devolution
  3. Labour calls the English votes question 'a stitch up'
  4. World's End murders: Father learned of body find on radio
  5. Scotland snapped from space station

Live Reporting

By Marianne Taylor, Louise Sayers, Graham Fraser and Aiden James

All times stated are UK

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Good night

Graham Fraser

BBC Scotland

That is it for today's Scotland Live page. Thanks for all your comments and thoughts. If you would like to continue to follow the House of Commons debate on devolution,

you can do so here. Join us tomorrow from 08:00. Good night.

Man dies on farm

A man who died after an accident on a farm on Shetland has been named by police.

Bryden Budge, who was 46 and from Bigton, was fatally injured in the incident, which happened at about 10:00 today on Bigton Farm.

Mr Budge's death is not being treated as suspicious.

The Health and Safety Executive has been informed and is assisting with a report being prepared for the procurator fiscal.

Man in court over murder charge

A 20-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murdering another man.

Liam Strang, from Cranhill, allegedly struck Stephen McGinlay (pictured) on the head and body with a knife or similar instrument on St George's Road on 2 October.

Stephen McGinlay
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Mr McGinlay, 26, died three days later.

Mr Strang made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

Warsaw wonder

The BBC 5 Live commentator Conor McNamara is also looking forward to tonight's match.

He tweeted: The impressive National Stadium in Warsaw where Scotland play Poland tonight. Commentary on @bbc5live. #BBCfootball

Warsaw National Stadium

Polish jig

Scotland fans in Warsaw

It is not long to go now until the big game between Scotland and Poland. As this picture shows, the Tartan Army have been in fine form on the streets of Warsaw today.

Kick off for the Euro 2016 qualifying match is at 19:45 BST. You can listen to

live commentary on BBC Radio Scotland and online, and
follow live text coverage on the BBC Sport website.

Investigation breakthrough

The son of a Dumfries woman found dead in Crete more than five years ago

has welcomed support from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Michael Porter and his relatives are convinced Jean Hanlon was murdered.

Jean Hanlon
Police collect

He has been frustrated by Greek police investigations.

He met with officials on Monday and said the support promised was a significant step in trying to find out what happened.

Rapist jailed for threats

A convicted rapist has been jailed for three years after threatening to kill two women in Inverness.

Stephen Stewart, 46, was found guilty of breaking the terms of a court order banning him from approaching unaccompanied women at their homes.

In 2005, he was jailed for eight and a half years for rape.

'Is he dead yet?'

A court has heard how a woman who attacked a man in Annan told police she had not stabbed him hard enough, and asked officers: "Is he dead yet?".

Sheila Waugh, 53, assaulted Stewart Gilmour in her home in the Dumfries and Galloway town in February.

She had been accused of attempted murder but was found guilty at the High Court in Glasgow of the lesser charge of assault to danger of life.

Your views


Cameron McNeish: This "devolution" debate is awful. Brown in fillibustering mode and #ADarling didn't even bother to attend. Sheer contempt for Scotland.

Garve Scott-Lodge: English MPs *do* have a say on Education in Scotland, because their budget decisions affect ours.

Carolyn Barnes: Just turned on BBC Parliament, where are the MPs? #empty

Bank robber red-handed

An armed man who robbed a bank in Edinburgh and could be covered in red dye

is being sought by police.

Officers are appealing for witnesses following the robbery at a branch of RBS in Craigentinny at 16:45 on Monday.

RBS branch

He fled the store with a substantial quantity of cash and made off on foot into Restalrig Avenue.

A security device was activated and this may have caused the cash, and the man's clothing, to be contaminated with red dye.

Salmond book

The Sunday Herald's Scottish Political Editor

Tom Gordon tweets: Telegraph's Alan Cochrane to publish his Alex Salmond "Downfall" diary on Nov 18, same day Salmond goes as FM

#devodebate - your views

Smithy: I've been watching this debate for an hour. So disappointing - when will they start discussing Scotland? #devodebate

Michael Woodward: How is it that a defeated minority in Scotland seem to think that their point of view is the most important one in British politics? The SNP had their opportunity and lost out. Less than 2m voters supported independence and the UK has a population of over 60m. The Yes campaign need to get over themselves and start to operate with a mindset of what is best for Britain!

NHS chief quits

The chairman of NHS Grampian has announced his resignation amid concern from senior clinical workers of a staffing crisis in the area.

Bill Howatson said there were "significant challenges" that would be best tackled under new leadership.

NHS ward
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Last month, A&E consultants warned NHS Grampian that staffing shortages could be putting patient safety at risk.

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Geoff Earl, Portobello: How can English powers be linked to new Scottish powers? The Scottish Convention Blueprint for Devolution was published in 1995 after 6 years of debate. Even then it took another 3 years and a referendum before the 1998 Scottish Act. How can English powers be devolved in just 6 months? Back of fag packet politics.

John Gray Snr: If this is Scotland getting a hearing then god help us, what a shambles, nothing so far other than the English question!

Phil Lofthouse: Hope all the short-sighted NO voters are happy. Not only are we not going to get any extra powers, as we can see from today's "debate", but we're already starting to hear noises regarding the NHS and how we will have to start paying for treatment. What's that? Privatisation you say?

BBC Sport


Tune in to @BBCRadioScot #Newsdrive from 1630 to hear from Gordon Strachan & Gary Caldwell ahead of Scotland v Poland in #Euro2016Qualifiers.

SNP 'advantage'

Former Lib Dem leader Sir Menzies Campbell, who chaired his party's devolution commission, has just his fellow MPs.

He argues that a failure to stick to the timetable to deliver more powers for Scotland would hand "a considerable political advantage" to the SNP.

'Direct EU representation'

Scotland should be given direct representation in the European Union and other international bodies in the package of powers currently being negotiated by the Smith Commission, External Affairs Secretary Fiona Hyslop has told a Brussels think-tank.

EU flag

Scottish interests are currently represented in the Council of Europe and other international state gatherings by UK ministers, who balance Scotland's priorities with the other nations and regions of the UK.

But the SNP believe Scotland should have its own voice in the EU and internationally, and even take the lead role "in areas such as fisheries, where Scotland has the predominant interest within the UK".

'Worried about Westminster'

Scottish Labour MP Tom Clarke says that people who voted in the referendum "were worried about Westminster, they were worried about poverty and they expect us to respond to their concerns".

Devo debate trending

The devolution debate has certainly caught your attention on Twitter.

The following terms are currently trending in Glasgow: Gordon, Scots, Tories, UKIP, vow, #indyref, SNP, devolution, Westminster, Cameron, Labour, MPs.

Trending on Tuesday 14 October

In Inverness, #devodebate is the top trending term, while #indyref and #indyscot are among the most tweeted terms in Aberdeen.

Hague video

Watch the Leader of the House William Hague outline how the "vow" of more devolution for Scotland pledged by the three main Westminster parties during the referendum campaign is "unconditional".

William Hague

Gordon Brown's petition

In the House of Commons, the SNP's Pete Wishart says former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has been seeking the

signatures of 100,000 people for a petition calling on the UK government to stick to the "vow" on further devolution.

He suggests that Mr Brown, who spoke earlier in today's Commons debate, "came close to saying he had been duped" by the UK government.

He adds that the SNP will seek "the maximum devolution that people now want".

Chainsaw attacker jailed

An attacker who turned up at a family's home in Motherwell brandishing a chainsaw before assaulting two men

has been jailed for five-and-a-half years.

William Winnie, 24, of Dinmont Crescent, admitted committing the offences on his own street in June.

He wounded two men in knife attacks after striking them on the head with a chain with a padlock attached to it.

However, one of his victims fought back despite his injuries and managed to overpower Winnie and disarm him.

Your views


Garve Scott-Lodge: Second Tory MP to say the vow was 'not in his name'. #scotdebate

Taylor James Scott: Very measured and interesting contribution from Graham Allen MP in today's #DevoDebate

Chad Rickard: Only sensible Unionist so far is Sir Roger Gale. Full federalism, new structures + balanced UK senate. Won't happen though.

'Full day's debate'

SNP MP Pete Wishart says the referendum was "almost like a festival of politics".

He adds: "I almost wish we could do it again."

Pete Wishart

He argues that the House of Commons should have provided "a full day's debate" to consider Scottish devolution, with English votes for English laws considered separately.

Help to Buy limit cut

Homebuyers will no longer be eligible for shared equity on properties between £250,000 and £400,000 after the Scottish government cut the upper limit on its Help to Buy scheme.

Houses for sale

The decision will widen access to the scheme for lower income families and first-time buyers by favouring less expensive houses, according to Housing Minister Margaret Burgess.

Trade body Homes for Scotland welcomed the move following the "market disruption" caused after Help to Buy funding for 2014/15 ran out in July.

However, the £100m allocated for 2015/16 is not expected to last the full year as the new cap will still cover the vast majority of the market, Homes for Scotland chief executive Philip Hogg said.

'Sent out of the room'

On the subject of English votes for English laws in the UK Parliament, Labour MP Ian Davidson tells MPs: "I don't think we can have a situation where Scots are sent out of the room in certain debates."

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Bryan Ewington: Not sure if I am missing anything but it seems this is turning into an attack on SNP and Scotland. So many times the question about English votes for English laws and more powers of England has been brought up and discussed. Yet, when Scotland has been raised, the person asking the question is met with contempt.

Doug Bryce: All three parties need to sit down and agree what "extensive new powers" should be devolved to Scotland. This is what the vow promised. At the moment they are just arguing which option would give them advantage at Westminster!

'Vote on the Union'

Labour MP Ian Davidson, who chairs the Scottish Affairs Select Committee at Westminster, says that England and Wales - unlike Scotland - "have not yet had a vote on remaining in the Union". He notes that Northern Ireland had

a referendum on sovereignty in 1973.

Mr Davidson, a supporter of the pro-Union Better Together campaign, claims that the "Yes" side in Scotland's referendum had "better propaganda" and "better music".

He adds: "All we had were better arguments."

Devolution debate - Your reaction

Jane Plain: #devodebate turning into a bun fight, shows the discontent all over the UK with Westminster

Alawevans: Watching the UK parliament debate devolution in the UK. Amusing to say the least. #squeakybumtime #devodebate #commons #devolution

Rob Murray: #devodebate is providing some afternoon entertainment. #indyref

'Nations can collapse'

In conclusion to his concerns on Conservative plans for devolved income tax, and the subsequent prevention of Scottish MPs voting on budget matters, Mr Brown said "nations can collapse by accident" and "unions can disintegrate".

Your views


Bryan: There is something very natural about @WilliamJHague; his speech easily beat that of 'professional', robotic @SadiqKhan.

Rodels Rants: The english dont want the Scots … they want their oil !

English votes for English laws?

Back at the debate, Gordon Brown believes there are "other ways" to meet the sensitivities of those who wants English votes for English laws.

Mr Brown fears the Union would be in trouble if MPs representing Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland did not vote on certain matters.

Tonight's big match

Former Celtic and Scotland defender Gary Caldwell has said Scotland will be wary of Poland's star striker Robert Lewandowski but will not adopt an overly cautious approach in Warsaw tonight.

Gary Caldwell
SNS Group Craig Williamson

The 32-year-old, who is not in Gordon Strachan's squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier, said: "He is a positive manager, which is good for Scotland, and he won't only be worrying about Lewandowski and the threats Poland have."

Brown on Tory plan

Mr Brown describes the Conservative party plan - for Scotland to have 100% of income tax devolved to Scotland - as a "lethal cocktail".

He suggests Scottish MPs could become second-class citizens as a result.

'Common ground'

Former PM Gordon Brown says he believes there is "common ground" between political parties on the timetable for the delivery for further devolution, and also to which powers should be devolved.

Gordon Brown

Referring to devolution and the the English votes question Mr Brown says a "vow that was written on the Tuesday was being changed on the Friday morning".

Your reaction


Karen Birch: Listening to devo debate. There isn't an anti-politics feeling in Scotland mate! There is an anti-Westminster feeling across the UK.

Al: @AngusMacNeilMP Angus - best speaker at the devo debate as well as best county in Scotland.

Scott Harrison: How great would it be to see 30-40 SNP MPs taking part in this sort of debate? Scotland might get an ounce of respect then.

Moore on Smith Commission

Liberal Democrat MP Michael Moore, the former Scottish secretary, says it is the job of all the participants of the Smith Commission to "create a package that will meet the ambitious aspirations of Scotland", adding it must "prove stable".

Mr Moore said politicians must "seize the moment".

World's End murders

A father has told a murder trial he

heard on the radio two bodies had been found in East Lothian the day after his daughter failed to return home.

Morain Scott, 84, has started giving evidence in the trial of Angus Sinclair, 69, at the High Court in Livingston.

Helen Scott and Christine Eadie

Helen Scott and Christine Eadie, both 17, were last seen at the World's End pub in Edinburgh in October 1977.

Mr Sinclair denies murdering the girls after raping and strangling them.

Cameron 'reneged' on promise

First Minister Alex Salmond has accused David Cameron of "reneging" on pledges made during the referendum campaign.

Alex Salmond
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Speaking on BBC Radio 4's Today programme, Mr Salmond said: "The prime minister started the process of reneging on the commitment when he came out of Downing Street hours after the referendum and said that progress in Scotland should be in tandem with ... constitutional change in England.

"Even Gordon Brown is finding it difficult to stomach," he added.

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Bill: This is a complete shambles. This mob hold Scotland in total contempt. It is nothing but an incoherent shambles. The speaker for the Labour Party is nothing but an arrogant idiot.