It's been a day fraught with rows, debate and upheaval -so just your typical campaign Monday.
A teenage girl has died after a two-car crash in Argyll and Bute.
Nasa has ordered astronauts to carry out urgent repairs at the International Space Station.
A 10-year-old boy was reported missing today after last being seen leaving a primary school this morning.
Newly re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has hit out at the US and its ally Saudi Arabia, a day after Donald Trump used his first foreign trip to the kingdom to call for further isolation of Iran.
Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy has accused Catalonia's president Carles Puigdemont of blackmailing the state following reports that the north-eastern region has prepared a law to secede from Spain immediately if it is not allowed to hold an independence referendum.
Brian Irvine was the unlikely hero when Aberdeen lifted the Scottish Cup in 1990, but team-mate Paul Mason conceded he could barely watch as the defender walked up to take the winning spot kick.
When we reached the League Cup final last November, everybody had real optimism ahead of the game at Hampden.
Turkey has summoned the US ambassador in Ankara to protest over what it called "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by US security personnel against Turkish bodyguards in Washington last week.
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Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes could be forgiven for having a feeling of deja vu as he returns to Hampden on Saturday trying to stop Celtic.
Former Dons attacker and assistant-manager Duncan Shearer hopes Derek McInnes is brave and lets his attacking players off the leash at Hampden on Saturday.
Greece is seeking to persuade its creditors in Europe that it has done enough to receive another chunk of bailout loans and a commitment on alleviating Athens' hefty debt burden.
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The owners of an oil rig which grounded on the Western Isles have paid about £400,000 to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).
He has passed the 20-goal threshold for the third season in a row, but Aberdeen attacker Adam Rooney craves more than personal accolades. He wants a Scottish Cup winners' medal.
Aberdeen defender Shay Logan believes the Dons have already put together a fine season, but would love to top it off by winning the Scottish Cup.
Motherwell have opened contract talks with Keith Lasley, Lionel Ainsworth and Russell Griffiths while announcing the departure of eight first-team players.
Aberdeen midfielder Kenny McLean does not dispute Celtic are the best team in the country, by a distance, but aims to show the Dons can match the Hoops on the grandest occasion.
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The UK's competition watchdog has launched an investigation into the potential £11 billion tie-up between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management.
Fans have been waiting 26 years and last night it finally happened - Twin Peaks returned to our screens.