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Kenny Merrilees from Mallaig captured this image of the sun setting at Sleet Point and Rhum.
BBC Scotland Weather
A largely dry and settled end to the day across Scotland with thicker cloud across parts of the central lowlands and southern Highlands. Overnight, many areas will see clear spells and it will be chilly inland with lows around 1 to 4 celsius; a few mist patches and some areas of ground frost for prone locations.
Tomorrow, high pressure holds on and it'll be mostly dry and sunny for areas away from the far north and north west as well as the Isles. A few spots of drizzle at times in the thicker cloud. However, most of the population centres and south of the central belt, it'll be dry and sunny. A warm feel with light winds. Highs of 14 to 17 celsius.
Celtic have written to theScottish Football Association over the refereeing during the Scottish Cup semi-final defeat to Inverness CT.
The Parkhead side were angered at referee Steven MacLean's failure to award a penalty for handball against Josh Meekings in the first half.
Celtic were leading 1-0 at the time.
Political editor, Scotland
It would have been easy, so easy, for the SNP manifesto launch toslide towards bombast. The elements were all there.
The polls suggest a substantial lead for the Nationalists. The venue was, literally, cavernous and crowded with eager supporters - who were ready to cheer volubly at any mention of independence, Scotland or indeed Nicola Sturgeon.
Sheffield, anyone? Not a chance.
On #RepScot @ 18:30 -
• SNP manifesto
• #GE2015 latest
• Mental health funding plea
• Jazz festival
Food producer McIntosh of Strathmore haswon an £800,000 contract to supply all of Asda's Scottish stores with its new range of macaroni cheese pots.
Launching later this month, the 350g pots will be stocked exclusively by the supermarket chain for a limited period.
It forecasts the new range will boost annual production of macaroni ready meals to 4.4 million.
Celtic write to SFA seeking 'an understanding' of what happened re handball incident
... @JaneLewisSporttweets; #Celtic say they've been inundated by supporters on this & they are "duty bound to seek an understanding of why an obvious error was made"
Staff at Dundee University are togo on strike over redundancy plans at the university.
Members of the University and College Union will take action on 28 April and 5 May as part of an ongoing dispute over proposals to cut jobs.
Brian Cairns from Coatbridge photographed Bass Rock from Canty Bay near North Berwick.
Pedestrians should be able toaccess parts of a city centre street closed by a blaze since last Wednesday later this week, Highland Council has said.
Scaffolding has been erected at the property in Inverness' Academy Street badly damaged in the fire.
The local authority said businesses unaffected by the incident were open as usual.
Scotland Correspondent, BBC News
The view as we talk about SNP manifesto launch for #ge2015
At her party's election manifesto SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon promised to represent the interests of voters across the UK, if her party wins influence at Westminster.
But her promises were met with asceptical response from her political rivals.
The Evening Times
Glasgow'snew super hospital will open its doors on Friday when £842m site will begin to treat its first patients.
With 1109 beds and around 10,000 staff, Scotland's largest health board has been planning the big move for months.
The return of rail services to the Scottish Borders has come a step closer with the publication of thetimetable for services between Tweedbank and Edinburgh.
ScotRail has published the document which allows passengers to plan journeys from 6 September.
Three motorists were recorded driving at more than 100mph onAberdeenshire roads during a police clampdown.
Police Scotland said a man was recorded at 106mph in a 70mph limit on the A90 Aberdeen to Ellon road near Blackdog.
And two men were stopped in separate incidents on Saturday driving at 103mph and 101mph on a 60mph speed limit area of the A96 Inverurie to Huntly road.
Newsdrive, which gets under way at 16:00 on BBC Radio Scotland, will focus on a number of today's stories, including:
You can listen live to the programmehere.
BBC Scotland News
Edinburgh has announced a line up of 40 musicians from across the worldfor its annual Jazz and Blues Festival.
From Mexican jazz rock to Mississippi blues, Italian super brass to classic Dixieland, this year offers enthusiasts a chance to soak up some of the best music the genre has to offer.
Organisers said they expected to attract record audiences again as the festival reaches its 38th year.
The city will be in full swing from 17-26 July.
BBC Scotland Weather
Hi, Chris here. A dry end to the day with some spells of sunshine. Cloudier through the central Lowlands and central Highlands; but breaking at times.
A national task force aimed at tackling child sex abuse in Scotlandhas been formally launched.
The National Child Abuse Investigation unit was unveiled by Police Scotland Chief Constable Stephen House and Education Minister Angela Constance.
The unit, based in Livingston, will help local divisions investigate child sexual abuse.
It will investigate both current and historical allegations, as well as online child abuse.
Sir Stephen said: "Child abuse, including child sexual exploitation, is a complex, challenging area of policing and we owe it to all those affected, whether now or in the past, to thoroughly investigate each and every report we receive.
"To be clear, the abuse and neglect of children is an issue for all of our communities. This is unacceptable."
Raymond McCourt was jailed for life in 1993 for murdering a newsagent, but was deemed suitable for release on licence earlier this year.
However, he admitted stealing and selling off his partner's valuables within weeks of leaving prison.
Perth Sheriff Court heard that he was struggling to cope with freedom and wanted to go back behind bars.
Somethingtruly extraordinary happened this morning.
A woman who is not even a candidate in this election; whose party is running in just one of the four nations and which, even if it does as spectacularly well as some polls suggest, would have just one in 13 MPs in Westminster pledged to build not just a "stronger Scotland" but a "better and more progressive politics for everyone" in the UK.
David from Penicuik: As a Scottish taxpayer, why is Nicola Sturgeon spending a lot of her time in England? Surely someone else could be doing that job and she could be doing the job she is paid for. This is not good value for money.
Police in the Highlands have issued an appeal asking people to help find a little girl's cherished teddy.
The bear was lost in Dingwall,according to a tweet from the force.
Officers based in Ross and Cromarty asked if people in the town could keep a look out for the youngster's favourite bear.
The missing bear is brown and fluffy.
One of Scotland's largest hospitals where patient equipment was found to be spattered with blood and body fluids has "significantly improved," inspectors say.
Concerns about the Royal Infirmary in Glasgow were escalated to management following a serious of inspection visits in October last year.
The Healthcare Environment Inspectorate said unannounced follow-up visits in February had resulted in a new "positive inspection" which meant there were "no requirements or recommendations" to be met.
Scotland's women have been drawn against Iceland, Belarus, Slovenia and Macedonia in Euro 2017 qualifying.
Anna Signeul's side were second seeds, with Iceland the top-ranked side in Group 1.
The eight group winners and six best runners-up will qualify for the finals in the Netherlands.
The host nation are also included while the two other group runners-up meet in a play-off to determine the final place in the tournament.
Trying to resolve Q raised in my blog i.e. why do @SNP claim to have raised NHS spending when @IFS say they've cut it? Update soon
The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after several hamsters were abandoned inside a shoe box at a lay-by near Dunblane.
Scotland's animal welfare charity was alerted after the pets were discovered next to the A9 at about 08:30 on Friday.
BBC Radio Scotland
Six men are tostand trial later this year over a £229,000 jewellery raid at the Argyll Arcade in Glasgow.
Alistair Oliver, 30, Gordon McLay, 31, Jason Yendall, 29, Aaron Brannan, 24, Jason Britton, 23 and Jack Turner, 21, are accused of stealing watches from Rox on 24 September last year.
They are also charged with assaulting a security guard.