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Mortonhall crematorium baby ashes report 'damning'

30 April 2014 Last updated at 13:59 BST

Parents affected by the Mortonhall crematorium scandal were not told that ashes were left after their babies were cremated because it would have been "too distressing", a report has said.

Staff at the Edinburgh crematorium buried baby ashes in secret for decades.

The report, compiled for the City of Edinburgh Council, described the practice as a "great tragedy" that left some parents facing a "lifetime of uncertainty".

It contains 22 recommendations which will now be taken forward by the council and other relevant agencies.

Lorna Gordon reports from Edinburgh.