Flags will fly at half-mast across Scotland this weekend as a mark of respect for those affected by the helicopter crash in Glasgow.
First Minister Alex Salmond has asked that Saltire and Lion Rampant flags outside Scottish Government and Historic Scotland buildings fly at half-mast over the weekend.
St Andrew's Day events in the city have been cancelled and football grounds hosting Scottish Cup ties will observe a minute silence.
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