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Summary

  1. Liam jury retires to consider verdict
  2. Tributes as pupil dies after PE lesson
  3. Glasgow is 'lung disease death capital'
  4. Ebola nurse speaks of health impact
  5. Businessman's link to medieval king
  6. Murray win against Karlovic at French Open

Live Reporting

By Jo Perry and Andrew Southwick

All times stated are UK

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  1. Scotland Live - as it happened on 27 May 2016

    Andrew Southwick

    Please join Scotland Live again on Monday at 8am for all the latest news, sport, weather and travel from around the country.

    Have a good weekend.

  2. Andy Murray to play 15th seed John Isner of the USA in French Open fourth round

    Kheredine Idessane

    BBC Sport Scotland in Paris

    Murray won in straight sets against Ivo Karlovic, while Isner needed five sets and over three hours to get past Temuraz Gabashvili of Russia.  

    We won't know until probably Saturday afternoon what time Murray is likely to play on Sunday.

    Andy Murray

    Murray's record against Isner, who at 6ft 10' is just an inch shorter than the Scot's previous opponent Karlovic, is a good one. The Scot has won all five of their previous matches, and is expecting a similar style of match to the one he won today against Karlovic.  

    Big serves, short points, with return of serve likely to be the key to success. 

  3. Dundonians invited to help recreate and then destroy replica of long-lost city landmark

    More than 1,000 cardboard boxes will be transformed into a four-storey high replica of the Royal Arch on Saturday.

    The structure will then be toppled and trampled by members of the public the following day.

    Organisers of the free event are calling for volunteers to help build the structure using cardboard and tape.

    The construction and destruction is the first large-scale public event to take place at Slessor Gardens and is part of the Festival of Architecture 2016 and Dundee's Ignite festival.

    Royal Arch

    The original Royal Arch was built between 1849 and 1853, and demolished in 1964 as part of preparatory work for the Tay Road Bridge.

  4. Scottish Borders police launch new appeal for witnesses following fatal road crash

    Oliver Eaton, 26, died after being taken to Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh following the crash at around 21:50 on Sunday May 22.

    His blue Audi S3 collided with a tree on the A721. 

    Police are keen to speak to anyone who saw a blue BMW in the Peebleshire area on Sunday evening to get in touch. Equally, officers want to hear from anyone who saw the blue Audi S3 prior to the collision happening. 

  5. Patient who went on the run has been found

    Owen Bonner

    Owen Bonner, a restricted patient, has been returned to Rowanbank Clinic and is no longer at large.  

    The 48-year-old went on the run while on escorted leave in the east end of the city yesterday afternoon.

    Bonner held two women hostage in a siege at Marshall's Chunky Chicken factory in Coatbridge in 1994. 

  6. Scottish parliament's bid to remove 'IndyCamp' group hit by further legal delay

    The group of independence campaigners have been camping outside the Holyrood parliament for more then six months, and say they will stay until Scotland is independent.

    The parliament took the campers to court to have them removed, but the case before Lord Turnbull has been delayed while the group find a lawyer.

    He warned them that the latest hearing had been a "complete and utter waste of time", fixing a new hearing on 14 June.

    IndyCamp

    The parliament wants to remove the group, which refers to itself in court as the Sovereign and Indigenous Peoples of Scotland, as they are camping without permission and taking up land others could be using.

    There are also concerns that the campers could endanger the political neutrality of the parliamentary estate.  

  7. Aberdeen hotels continue to suffer from collapse in occupancy levels and revenues

    Business advisers BDO found occupancy in the Granite City fell year-on-year by 15.6% in February, while revenue slumped by 39.4%.

    BDO said Aberdeen's hospitality sector continued to be "adversely affected" by the low oil price.

    Hotel receptionists

    There was a mixed picture for hotels in other Scottish cities.

    In Edinburgh, year-on-year occupancy rose 2.4% and revenue was up 3.5%.

    Glasgow saw occupancy dip 0.9%, with rooms yield up by 5.6%. Year-on-year occupancy in Inverness was down 2.5% and revenue up 0.5%.

  8. Post update

    Greenock Morton allow fans to vote for new strip

    SPFL side Greenock Morton have reacted to criticism of their new home strip by allowing fans to vote for next season's design.

    The club have released five strips, and the one chosen by supporters will be picked.

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  9. Ayr United criticised over 'sexist' strip launch by founder of Scottish Women in Sport

    Maureen McGonigle said the newly promoted Scottish Championship side had scored an "own goal" with their strip launch, which featured a body-painted topless female model.

    It is not the first time Ayr's replica kit has been promoted this way.

    Scottish FA compliance officer Tony McGlennan is now considering whether the club have a case to answer after complaints made to the governing body.

    Model launching new Ayr United top
  10. North Sea workers to be balloted for industrial action in dispute over pay cuts

    Members of Unite working for Wood Group on eight Shell installations will vote on whether to strike following a cut of up to 30% including allowances. 

    The union says the cuts are unjustified.

    Offshore
  11. Woman, 21, found unconscious in a house in village of Thornhill dies in hospital

    Police were called out to a property in St Cuthbert's Walk at about 07:00 on Thursday.

    The woman was taken to hospital but was later pronounced dead.

    A report into the incident will be sent to the procurator fiscal but police said there were no suspicious circumstances.

    Property in village of Thornhill
  12. Three men and one woman arrested and charged over shoplifting in Borders

    The arrests were after a series of incidents in shops in Peebles, Straiton and Galashiels that happened in February this year. They were also charged with the theft of vehicle registration plates

    Police

    Three men aged 36, 44 and 43 and a 61-year-old woman charged with reset will appear in court at a later date. 

  13. Police investigate unexplained death of female in Whistleberry Castle area of Kinneff, Aberdeenshire

    Emergency services were alerted at around 01:30 on Friday morning.

    A male was also taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with non-life threatening injuries. 

    The investigation is at an early stage and enquiries are ongoing. 

  14. Deliberations by jurors in the Liam fee murder trial adjourned until Monday

    Rachel, 31, and Nyomi Fee, 29, deny murdering the two-year-old in a house near Glenrothes on 22 March 2014 and blaming his death on another child.

    The women, who are both originally from Ryton, Tyne and Wear, deny all the charges against them.

    The trial has been running for more than six weeks at the High Court in Livingston.

    Liam Fee
  15. Scottish judo star critically injured in motorbike crash in Vietnam to be woken from coma

    Commonwealth medallist Stephanie Inglis, from Inverness, suffered head injuries when her skirt caught in the wheel of a motorcycle taxi and pulled her off the bike.

    She was travelling to work teaching English in Ha Long when the accident happened on 12 May.

    Stephanie Inglis

    A post on the SaveSteph Facebook page said tests had found two undiagnosed minor spinal fractures and blood poisoning, on top of her existing pneumonia, but the athlete's head injuries were improving.

    The statement added:: "Doctors believe that her head injury is beginning to heal and over the next 48 hours are significantly reducing her sedation in an attempt to wake Stephanie from her medically-induced coma."

  16. Scottish swimmer Robbie Renwick criticises Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games legacy

    Jane Lewis

    BBC Sport Scotland

    Renwick, 27, fears that Glasgow's Commonwealth Games legacy will be under threat unless more money is put into sport at the grassroots level.

    The top swimmer believes local sporting facilities are needed to inspire and develop the next generation.

    "There's been so many budget cuts in the local councils and they're kind of ripping away all the grassroot sport in my opinion," Renwick told BBC Scotland.

    "How can you motivate and bring up the next generation of athletes?"

    Robbie Renwick (left)
    Image caption: Robbie Renwick (left) won silver at the 2014 Commonwealth Games
  17. Scotland's Paul Lawrie named as one of three vice-captains for the Ryder Cup against USA

    The former Open champion will be part of Darren Clarke's backroom team at Hazeltine, Minnesota, alongside Thomas Bjorn and Padraig Harrington in September.

    The bi-annual event is between Europe and the USA, with the last one at Gleneagles in 2014 won by the Europeans.

    Paul Lawrie