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Summary

  1. Bailey Gwynne's killer to serve nine years in custody
  2. Dundee man on 'global terrorist' list
  3. Industry warns over botox 'cowboys'

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By Caroline Blair and Andrew Southwick

All times stated are UK

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  1. That is all from Scotland Live today

    Join us again on Monday for all the latest news, sport, weather and travel from around Scotland.

    Have a great weekend.

  2. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon makes gender recognition pledge

    Nicola Sturgeon has promised to review and reform gender recognition law for transgender people as part of a series of commitments on LGBTI equality.

    The SNP leader unveiled the pledge ahead of a hustings event with the other main party leaders in Edinburgh.

    Nicola Sturgeon, Kezia Dugdale and Ruth Davidson
    Image caption: Nicola Sturgeon, Kezia Dugdale and Ruth Davidson joined Willie Rennie and Patrick Harvie at an LGBTI hustings event in Edinburgh on Thursday

    Labour, the Conservatives, Lib Dems and Scottish Greens also back greater rights and support for LGBTI people.

    Campaigners welcomed the plans, which they said could allow young people to legally change their gender.

  3. 'Weak' Dundee nursery school told to make improvements

    A Dundee nursery school rated "weak" by inspectors for the quality of its care, staffing and management has been told it must make improvements.

    The Care Inspectorate said Law Nursery School in Lawside Road had "not maintained" the standard identified at a previous inspection.

    Law Nursery School in Lawside Road

    The inspectorate noted that efforts had been made to improve some areas of concern.

    The nursery is registered to care for a maximum of 70 children.

  4. Dundee United manager Mixu Paatelainen to fight derby misconduct charge

    Paatelainen insists his celebrations against Dundee were just banter that was mutually enjoyed.

    The deadline has now passed for him to respond to a Scottish Football Association charge for "shouting and gesticulating at away supporters".

    "I quite enjoyed the moment," said the Dundee United manager. "They want to have a chat about what happened and I've got no problem with that at all."

    Mixu Paatelainen

    The Dundee fans had been heckling Paatelainen when Dundee were 2-0 up in the Scottish Premiership game at Tannadice on 20 March.

    And the Finn cupped his hands behind his ears and pumped his fist in the direction of the visiting support after United secured a 2-2 draw with Billy Mckay's stoppage-time equaliser.

  5. Architect Kengo Kuma 'very happy' at V&A Dundee progress

    Graeme Ogston

    Tayside and Central Reporter

    The architect of Dundee's V&A museum said he was "very happy" with its progress one year after the £80.1m construction project began.

    Kengo Kuma was given a tour of the site where construction of the museum's curved inner walls is underway.

    Architect Kengo Kuma
    Image caption: Architect Kengo Kuma inspected the museum's curved walls

    The architect said he was confident the museum would be completed on schedule at the end of 2017 and open in the summer of the following year.

    It will take the remainder of 2016 to take the building up to roof height.

  6. Borders Railway extension feasibility study views laid out

    Politicians from across the spectrum have been giving their views on plans for a feasibility study on extending the Borders Railway.

    Nicola Sturgeon announced this week that if an SNP government was re-elected it would commit to a study.

    Train passing through the Borders

    Labour, the Lib Dems, Conservatives and Scottish Greens have also given their backing to such a report.

    The multi-million pound line between Edinburgh and the Borders opened to passengers last year.

  7. Ronny Deila confident teenage left back Keiran Tierney will stay at Celtic

    The Celtic manager Deila is sure Kieran Tierney will attract attention from clubs in England, but the Celtic manager insists the teenager is going nowhere.

    The 18-year-old left-back is a first-team regular with the champions and made his Scotland debut in this week's 1-0 win over Denmark at Hampden.

    Kieran Tierney

    Southampton have been linked with the defender and Deila is not surprised.

    "I can tell you they won't be the last club coming up here to see him," said Deila.

    "When you have an 18-year-old playing for Scotland and regularly for Celtic then, of course, clubs are going to be after him.

    "But he's going to stay here because it's the best thing for his development.

    "I've had a long chat with him about what's best for his development and now he just has to concentrate on being consistent for us."

  8. Digital technologies industry reports 'strong growth'

    Scotland's digital technologies sector experienced strong growth in 2015 and confidence remains high for the year ahead, according to a report.

    The latest Scottish technology industry survey by trade body ScotlandIS found 68% of businesses achieved sales growth last year.

    ScotlandIS chief executive Polly Purvis
    Image caption: ScotlandIS chief executive Polly Purvis said 2015 was "an exceptional year" in terms of demand for new staff

    More than a quarter reported an increase in turnover of 20% or more.

    The annual survey also found an increase in the number of companies doing business overseas.

  9. Muller plan to close dairy processing plants

    German-based dairy giant Muller has announced plans to close its Aberdeen and East Kilbride plants and is warning of 229 job losses.

    Farms which send milk to the north-east dairy will be required to pay for the increased cost of transport.

    Glass of milk

    The 43 farms' contracts will expire and they will have to find other buyers if they do not pay an extra 1.75p per litre.

    Muller said it was looking at other growth options in Scotland.

  10. 1970s whale Dopey Dick spotted off Scotland

    Scientists studying Scotland's killer whales have made a remarkable discovery.

    They've identified a whale which hit the headlines in the 1970s after swimming up the River Foyle in Northern Ireland.

    Back then, he was dubbed "Dopey Dick".

    Today, he's known as Comet... and is still believed to be alive and well.

    BBC Scotland's environment correspondent, David Miller, reports.

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    Video caption: 1970s killer whale Dopey Dick spotted off Scotland
  11. Co-operative Bank's annual losses more than double

    Co-operative Bank's annual pre-tax losses have more than doubled to £610m, up from £264m in 2014.

    Conduct and legal risk charges increased to £193m, because of higher provisions for the mis-selling of payment protection insurance.

    The co-operative bank

    The bank almost collapsed in 2013, after bad property loans contributed to a £1.5bn hole in its finances.

    Since then, it has taken action to shore up its finances and says it is much "stronger" than a year ago.

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    Eilean Donan Castle
    Image caption: Derek Souter drove for four hours to Eilean Donan to be met with heavy rain showers and blustery winds. He took this photo between showers.
    Loch Rannoch
    Image caption: This serene scene was snapped by Colin Urie during a cycle around Loch Rannoch.
    Swan taking off
    Image caption: This stunning photo was entitled Walking On Water by Stephen Buckland, who said this mute swan was on a mission to repel intruders.
    Kintail Mountains
    Image caption: The Kintail Mountains on a cold, damp and sunny morning, taken by Tam McLucas from Glenshiel.
  13. Oil prices slump on Saudi comments

    Oil prices have fallen sharply after Saudi Arabia said it would freeze production only if other major producers did the same.

    The comments by deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman are seen as a challenge to Iran.

    Mohammed bin Salman
    Image caption: Saudi deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

    It has vowed to increase oil production following the lifting of Western sanctions.

    In the Bloomberg interview, the prince also spoke about his plan for a giant public investment fund.

  14. Woman, 56, found dead at scene of 2006 murder

    A 56-year-old woman has been found dead in the same house which was the scene of a murder 10 years ago.

    The woman was found in her home in Kintail Court in Inverness at about 16:45 on Thursday.

    It is the same terraced bungalow where the body of hairdresser Ilene O'Connor, 39, was found in 2006.

    Brian Grant, 50, was jailed in 2007 for beating Ms O'Connor to death and burying her body in the garden.

  15. Glasgow focus still on title defence, insists Gregor Townsend

    Jonathan Sutherland

    BBC Sport Scotland

    Gregor Townsend says Glasgow Warriors' aim remains the retention of the Pro12 title as they prepare for a double-header away to Treviso and Zebre.

    Warriors are currently sixth in the table ahead of Saturday's game in Italy against Treviso.

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    Video caption: Glasgow duo talk up play-off hopes

    "The ambition is what it was at the beginning of the season - to get into the play-offs and look to win the Pro 12," said head coach Townsend.

    "We are in a position where that is still achievable."

    Glasgow, who are equal on points with Ulster and one behind Munster, have a game in hand over all of the teams above them.

  16. Investigation begins after body of man, 36, found in Edinburgh property

    A spokesman for the PIRC said: “The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) has been instructed by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) to carry out an independent investigation after the body of Andrew Bow, 36, was discovered at a residential address in Edinburgh on 23 March 2016.

    “The investigation will focus on the initial police response leading up to the incident, which included a report of concern about the welfare of the occupant of the property.

    “A report on the Commissioner’s findings will be submitted to the COPFS in due course.”