16:47 UK time, Saturday, 12 April 2014
The SNP is 80-years-old. John Swinney is rather younger but, nevertheless, today is his birthday and conference delegates sprung a surprise upon him as he prepared to speak - they sang Happy Birthday.
A seven-year-old boy is taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after an incident involving petrol left him with severe burns.
Police advise local residents stay indoors after emergency services are called to a large woodland fire in the Milton of Lea area of Inverness.
Police investigating two sexual assaults in St Andrews release a CCTV image of a man they want to question.
Choinnich an Rùnaire Dùbhlanach airson Ùghdarrasan Ionadail ri riochdairean bho Chomhairle nan Eilean Siar an t-seachdain seo.
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