Mikaeel disappearance: 'Mother held' after body discovery

ITV News understands that Rosdeep Kular, the mother of three-year-old Mikaeel who was reported missing, is being detained by police after the discovery of a body in connection with the case.

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Police thank community for 'fantastic' public response

Police in Edinburgh have hailed the "fantastic" response from the public and urged anyone with information about Mikaeel Kular to contact them.

Supt McAinsh advised locals who want to join the search for three-year-old to dress warmly:

"We recognise that the local community is eager to help and we really appreciate their support. Those who are keen to become involved in the search should attend the North Neighbourhood Centre in West Pilton Gardens at 10am where they will be briefed by my colleagues.

"It is a cold January day, so please wear warm clothing and sturdy boots or footwear."

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