Youngsters in the Scottish Borders pose for a photo with the Olympic mascots. They are being encouraged to get involved with as many Olympic sports as the big event draws nearer.
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Emma brings you Saturday's forecast
Longest cold spell of winter so far. Mainly dry and bright, but feeling bitterly cold today. Very wintry further east, blizzards possible
Mountain Rescue has seen a 5% increase in rescues and with the current conditions they're advising people to take extra care.