Thousands of patients have had their appointments cancelled today as doctors take industrial action. In other news: Hearts have become the first SPL club to state publicly that it’s going to oppose Rangers’ readmission to the Scottish Premier League. Victims of the Farepak scandal say they’re “absolutely raging” that a legal challenge against its former directors has been abandoned. The family of a seven year old girl who is dying of cancer say their hopes of a lifesaving treatment for her in Mexico have been shattered. Detectives in West Lothian are investigating a suspicious death after a man’s body was found in the street. Police have named a 39-year-old man who died after a crane collapsed in Glasgow. Gary Currie from Baillieston was killed in the accident yesterday afternoon. An overhaul of the train network worth £5 billion over five years has been announced by the transport minister. And in sports: Raith Rovers boss John McGlynn is on a four man short-list for the vacant manager’s position at Hearts. Hibs are understood to have invited former Hearts striker Kevin Kyle to train with the Easter Road club. Andy Murray has been announced as the first player for Team GB’s tennis squad. Chris Paterson is backing Scotland for a hat-trick in the southern hemisphere when the national side take on Samoa this weekend.

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