AP McCoy's intended Scottish Grand National mount Benvolio is declared a non-runner for Saturday's race at Ayr.
Raheem Sterling is reminded of his responsibilities by Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers after recent images of him in the media.
Unemployment in Scotland rose by 9,000 between December and February and now stands at 167,000, according to official statistics.
All the key stories, quotes and newspaper headlines from the general election campaign on 17 April.
David Cameron urges Ed Miliband to rule out co-operating with the SNP, after the Labour leader rejects any coalition deal during Thursday's TV debate.
UK unemployment fell 76,000 to 1.84 million in the three months to February, official figures show.
Sicilian fishing boat with seven crew seized by armed men off Libya, reports say
Sir Kenneth Branagh is setting up a theatre company, with Dame Judi Dench, Rob Brydon and Lily James among stars set to perform in a season of plays.
Scientists are developing smartphone-connected waders that fly-fishing enthusiasts could wear to help them find their catch, but also to collect key data about water properties.
Tessa Ross steps down as chief executive of the National Theatre just six months into the job.
On the morning after the debate before, it is clear the election is increasingly being defined by two competing narratives.
London's leading shares are marginally higher in early Friday trading, despite continued concerns over a possible Greek default.
Foreign-owned shops in South Africa are attacked and looted overnight in Johannesburg, despite thousands rallying against xenophobia on Thursday.
Head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde endorses the coalition government's economic strategy, during a meeting in Washington.
A video showing desperate attempts by doctors to save three children after an apparent chlorine gas attack in Syria moves UN Security Council members to tears.
Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrest a prominent separatist leader who they say has been responsible for encouraging his supporters to wave Pakistan flags in the valley.
Footage from the new Star Wars film has been included in a trailer shown at an official fan convention in California.
Tonnes of dead fish are being removed from a lake in the centre of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, which is due to host rowing and canoeing events at the 2016 Olympic Games.
Robbie Savage looks at the battles that will decide whether Manchester United can stop the Blues taking another step towards the Premier League title on Saturday.
Star Wars plane being launched by All Nippon Airways later this year ahead of the release of The Force Awakens.