Edinburgh Airport as bomb disposal experts arrive

Twitter users have posted pictures from Edinburgh Airport that appear to show the disturbance caused by its closure this afternoon, following the discovery of a "potentially suspicious" bag.

Bomb disposal experts have arrived at the airport to investigate the package.

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@sparklyg @alexanderlerche There was a suspect package in the X-Ray machine at about 1315 when I walked through security. It's cordoned off

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Long delays at Edinburgh Airport after security alert

"Significant delays and cancellations" are expected at Edinburgh Airport after it was evacuated earlier this afternoon following the discovery of a "potentially suspicious bag" in the search area.