The Scottish Parliament at Holyrood has been evacuted as the emergency services deal with a suspicous package.
A statement on its official Twitter account reads: “An incident has occurred and the MSP building at Holyrood has been evacuated. Staff are working to assess the situation.
“Police in attendance & Incident Management Team has been activated which is part of pre-arranged process to deal with such situations.”
A spokesperosn for Police Scotland said: “Police in Edinburgh responded to the Scottish Parliament at around 11.35 a.m. on Tuesday 7th November following the discovery of a suspicious package.
“The building has been evacuated as a precaution and inquiries are continuing.”
More to follow.