Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill is to make a statement to Holyrood in the wake of claims he advised the Lockerbie bomber to drop his appeal to smooth the way for his release.
The allegations, strongly denied by the Scottish Government, are in a book about the bomber, published on Monday.
More top news
What has the weekend weather got in store for the Border region?
Do you know what's been happening in Cumbria and the south of Scotland over the past seven days? Test yourself in our weekly news quiz.
Two small creatures from thousands of miles away could create big problems for Cumbria's rivers.