Stranraer Brigadier Bill Bewely didn't go searching for a war hero in Italy, but that is exactly who he found when he met Rossanna Banti.Read the full story ›
An Italian war hero's been awarded three medals - and all thanks to a man from Stranraer.
Brigadier Bill Bewley felt 90-year-old Rossanna Banti deserved recognition for her efforts helping British agents behind enemy lines in the Second World War.
His efforts have now paid off:
Police Scotland say the package does not present any dangers to the public.
35 people were evacuated from their homes and the surrounding area but Annan High Street has since been reopened to the public.
Inspector Graham Kerr says enquiries are going but there is no risk to the public.
Police Scotland have confirmed that the package found in Annan poses no risk to the public.
Around 35 people were evacuated from their homes and a local hotel after reports of a suspicious package was found.
Police Scotland, the Fire and Rescue Service and the Explosive DIsposal Unit attended the scene, however the package was found to be not dangerous.
Enquiries into the incident are continuing.
@loricarnitv cordon from end of our road right up to police station at other end, across to the Blue Bell and up as far as Ladbrokes.
Annan High Street has been closed after a suspicious package was found behind the police station.
Police Scotland has confirmed more than 30 people have been evacuated from their homes and the Queensberry Arms Hotel, as well as the police station itself.
The package was discovered by a member of the public around 4:30pm this afternoon.
The area remains cleared while and Explosive Disposal Unit are at the scene.
More updates to follow.
Cumbria's Stuart Lancaster has led the celebrations to start the countdown to the 2015 World Cup in Newcastle, one of the north's host cities for the event.
The England Rugby Head Coach, who is from Penrith, switched on the official illuminated sign on the Tyne Bridge, and told Julie Harrison that the event will be fantastic for the north:
People with memorabilia of Gala Fairydean Rovers Football Club are being asked to share photographs or items with the club.
A fire destroyed the kit room where photographs from as far back as the 1920's were kept, along with trophies.
The club would like anyone with items to contact them directly.