Alex Salmond's spokesman has made light of pictures appearing to show an effigy of Scotland's outgoing First Minister being exploded at a bonfire parade.
Sussex Police said the figure of Mr Salmond would be withdrawn from the Lewes display after social media complaints, yet images from the crowd appeared to show it being blown up.
Pictures appear to show an effigy of Alex Salmond being blown up during bonfire celebrations despite police claims it would not be burned.
Sussex Police said the replica of the outgoing Scottish First Minister had been withdrawn following complaints on social media.
But photos taken last night appear to show the effigy being torched at Lewes bonfire parade, which has earned a national profile for burning controversial or unpopular public figures in recent years.
The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that a man was arrested after special rounds were shot to stop a car on the A27 this afternoon.
Armed Metropolitan police officers have fired "Hatton Rounds" - a type of shotgun blast - to stop a car on the A27 in Lewes. No-one was injured. There are long delays on the roads in the area. The police say no more details can be given at the moment.
Hundreds of fireworks are being set off across the country this evening as Britain celebrates Bonfire Night.
In Lewes in East Sussex up to 80,000 are expected to attend this evening's festivities.
Six bonfire societies in the town compete to have the best costumes, displays and models.
The tradition started because local people wanted to commemorate protestant martyrs who were burned at the stake in Lewes, as well as Guy Fawkes.
You can find out more about the Lewes Bonfire Celebrations on ITV Meridian.