Bomb disposal experts arrive at Edinburgh Airport
A Police Scotland spokesman has told STV: "Police at Edinburgh Airport have implemented a closure of the building and the access roads following the discovery of a potentially suspicious bag within the Central Search Area at around 1.50pm today.
"The EOD are currently in attendance to inspect the item and officers are maintaining a cordon to ensure the safety of the public."
Among those at the airport is Mac Nicoll, who has Tweeted that he's in the eastern part of the terminal.
@AlexanderLerche We're inside now due to rain. In the eastern part of terminal. Fire alarm is still going. 2 planes landed, none taking off.— Mac Nicoll (@ mac_nicoll ) Tue Jan 07 14:36:28 +0000 2014