The man is believed to have been caught in a current while swimming off Hestan Island, near Kippford, in Dumfries and Galloway.
In Rugby League Workington Town have crashed out of the play-offs in the first round as Dewsbury Rams beat them 50-6.
The game was effectively over when the Rams took a 20-0 lead into the dressing room at half time.
Jack Murphy managed a late consolation for the visitors but Town were comprehensively second best throughout.
The former leader of the Liberal Party says the so-called devo-max option is now effectively on the ballot paper for the referendum.
Lord David Steel, who lives in Selkirk, says voting no would effectively be a vote for full fiscal powers in Scotland.
But the Yes campaign say the Unionist Parties' aren't offering anything remotely like devo-max, which they say would be Scotland controlling everything except defence and foreign affairs.
A charity ride organised by the Selkirk ex-Standard Bearer's Association has raised £2,700 for charity.
More than 100 horses and riders from across the Borders and Edinburgh took part in the 23 mile ride through the Ettrick and Yarrow Valleys.
They were raising money for Marie Curie Cancer Care and local charities.
A festival promoting the Union between Scotland and the rest of the UK has taken place near the border, in Gretna.
As well as face-painting, music, and contributing to the Cairn, a tower of stones supporting the Union, festival goers joined up to create a No sign using the monument.
A misty start in places with quite a bit of cloud to begin the day.
Staying dry for most areas with some bright or sunny intervals developing - the best of these over Dumfries & Galloway and Cumbria, where it will feel quite warm.
Feeling cooler over The Borders as a light to moderate easterly breeze develops.
Highs to 19°C in the west, 17°C in the east.
A festival promoting the union between Scotland and the rest of the UK has been held in Gretna.
Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and the Borders organised the Brit Rocks concert.
Musicians from around the world played for No supporters beside a stone monument featuring messages of support for the Union, called the Hands Across the Borders Cairn.