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    Games travel 07:40: BBC Scotland Travel Latest

    The athletics started yesterday at Hampden, so Mount Florida station, Battlefield and the immediate area around the stadium is going to be very, very busy for the next six days.

    The first session starts at 10:00 with doors opening two hours before, so plan your journey carefully and make sure you leave plenty of time.

    Following yesterday's park and ride problems, organisers say they're putting more resources into the system from today.

    At the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Carnoustie, public transport and roads are expected to be particularly busy today and tomorrow. The centre is about a 40-minute walk from Carnoustie railway station.

    Generally speaking, if you are catching a train this morning, services towards Central station from Ardrossan, Largs, Paisley Canal, East Kilbride, Neilston, Newton, Motherwell, Lanark and Larkhall are all expected to be exceptionally busy.

    Peak services to Queen Street station from Stirling, Perth, Cumbernauld, Falkirk and Edinburgh via Airdrie are expected to be the same.

     
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    Yesterday at the Games 07:33: Graham Fraser BBC Scotland

    It was another great day at the Commonwealth Games for Scotland yesterday.

    The undoubted highlight was the success of Erraid Davies, the 13-year-old swimmer from the Shetland Islands.

     Erraid Davies

    Erraid, the youngest competitor at Glasgow 2014 and Team Scotland''s youngest ever competitor, won a bronze medal in the SB9 100m breaststroke. and her smile melted many a Scottish heart.

    Chris Pritchard proposes to girlfriend in the velodrome

    While we are all feeling a bit soft, how about the moment Scottish cyclist Chris Pritchard proposed to his partner Amanda Ball in the stands of the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome after racing in the keirin?

    In all, there was two silver medals and three bronze for Scots. There was a second silver of the Games for Aileen McGlynn and Louise Haston in the para-sport tandem time trial. McGlynn also became engaged after her triumph.

    Katie Archibald took bronze in the women's cycling 25k points race in the velodrome, while in the pool Scotland took silver in the 4x200m freestyle relay and Hannah Miley won bronze in the 200m individual medley.

     
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    Today's weather 07:17: Christopher Blanchett BBC Weather presenter

    It'll be a misty start in places with some patches of low cloud. This should burn off quite quickly to leave a dry morning with bright spells. Through the day it stays dry with bright or sunny spells and light winds.

    The best of the sunshine is likely to be around the coastline with cloud building at times inland. Afternoon highs around 20C to 21C, with a few spots climbing to around 23C in west central Scotland and the south.

     
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    Welcome 06:59: Marianne Taylor BBC Scotland news

    Good morning and welcome to BBC Scotland Live. We'll be here until 23:00 bringing you all the latest news, sport, weather and travel from throughout the country.

    It's Day five of the action at Glasgow 2014 and there are 27 medals to to be won - we'll have all the latest Team Scotland news as it happens.

    Send us your comments and pictures using #ScotlandLive, by email or by text on 80295.

     

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