Scottish parliament evacuated after alert over ‘package with white powder’
The Scottish parliament was evacuated as police dealt with an alert over four packages – but police have confirmed they were not suspicious.
Part of the building was evacuated after the packages, one of which was said to contain white powder, were sent to the offices of four Tory MSPs.
Police and firefighters were called, but business elsewhere in the parliament continued as normal.
Police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident, and no crime had been committed.
The MSP block, where politicians have their offices, has now reopened.
It is understood the packages... read more
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