27/12/2016 Reporting Scotland


The latest news and weather from around Scotland.

Similar Content

Browse content similar to 27/12/2016. Check below for episodes and series from the same categories and more!



Now on BBC One, it's time for the news where you are.


Police say they're following up a "positive line of inquiry"


following the murder of a man who was discovered badly


injured in Glasgow back court on Christmas Day.


Thomas Roberts, who was 43, died later in hospital.


Ad 4am on Christmas Day, police were cold to this block of flats in the


Saracen area of Glasgow and found a badly injured man. 42-year-old


Thomas Roberts from Milton. A was taken to hospital from the scene but


died shortly afterwards -- a was. Unconfirmed reports say the attack


may have lasted for some time. On Facebook, his daughter said that


Heaven had gained another angel. His family and friends have been left


shattered. A 50-year-old unnamed man was also discovered injured at the


scene and is in a stable condition in hospital. A could be a vital


witness. Forensics teams have already combed the area for clues.


Police are following a positive line of inquiry but won't help from


witnesses. They are conducting inquiries locally house-to-house and


examining CCTV footage to try to find out what happened here.


Police are investigating the death of a 30-year-old man whose body


was found in Frasers department store in Princes Street


Officers say they are treating the death of the man -


who was a member of staff - as unexplained.


The shop has been shut and will remain closed


House of Fraser says it is "deeply saddened" by the death,


The NHS is struggling to cope with increasing demands


The doctors union has said health service funding is stagnating


despite what it describes as the "unprecedented


Queueing just to register for AGP, such other pressures on the NHS. The


dockers union says urgent action is needed with an ageing population --


a GP. Most practices can recruit new doctors. A consultant level, we have


one in 15 vacancies, that is the official figures. We think they're


worse -- at consultant level. It has a knock-on effect on staff in the


health service because everyone is working harder and it has a knock-on


effect on the quality of care. Recruiting doctors and nurses is an


ongoing problem in riddle, rural areas. Money is static so the health


service cannot keep pace with demand. The Health Secretary accepts


changes needed. the criticism follows Audit Scotland that the NHS


met only one of its eight waiting time targets and faces further


savings. The Scottish blueprint for the NHS emphasises intervention to


savings. The Scottish blueprint for stop people becoming ill and


treatment to prevent conditions worsening but doctors argued the gap


between demand and resources continues, and there will be no


choice but to ask what the NHS can't deliver in future.


Building work on the new Forth Crossing is now 94% complete.


Transport Scotland has released this video showing progress


on the construction work over the past year.


Only two segments of the deck of the Queensferry Crossing


The bridge was originally due to open this month,


but is now scheduled to begin carrying vehicles from May.


An album of early photographs is to be sold at auction.


Edward Muybridge's pictures of horses and humans from the late


19th century were the first to be made using high speed


It pioneered the stop motion photography which preceded


cinematography, so it was the first time that people had seen these


Then he set up their system of tripwires so that the horse


ran through the wires, it would automatically trigger


a bank of 12 cameras that were set up one after another.


Football and there are two Premiership matches


At Pittodrie, Aberdeen took on Hamilton Accies.


That match ended in a 2-1 victory for the Dons.


Hearts against Kilmarnock kicks-off at 7:45 tonight.


There's live coverage of the game over on BBC Radio Scotland.


Scotland's ferry services are largely returning to normal,


including Eigg's first in almost a week, following disruption caused


In the Northern Isles, Northlink's Orkney sailings


Cal-Mac's Mallaig Armadale service was cancelled earlier,


while a few other routes aren't running to the normal timetable.


Now let's get the weather forecast from Christopher.


Fairly settled condition over the next few days but tonight, dry away


from the northwest. Further south, fog will develop and it will be


fairly dense by tomorrow morning saw some tricky travelling conditions,


potentially delays. Overnight tonight, across the northeast we


will have the coldest conditions below freezing. Milder around the


West Coast and northwest and that we sucked into tomorrow. Elsewhere,


cloudy with light rain or drizzle over the hills and temperatures of


six Celsius but temperatures at around 10 Celsius to start the day


and across the Northern Isles, windy and settled there us north-western


coasts the wind will be quite strong, perhaps gale force for a


time. Elsewhere, largely dry, lighter winds, probably cloudier


than today but still some brightness on offer across parts of the


northeast and towards the Lothians and Borders. Milder in the southwest


and the northwest but still quite windy here. Elsewhere, like today,


temperatures are eight or nine Celsius looking ahead and little in


the way of change, we still have high pressure to the south of us but


this front is trying to edge it way in and threatens outbreaks of rain


at times. Elsewhere, largely dry, but also largely cloudy. Come


Friday, the rain is waxing and waning around northern parts of the


way -- mainland, temperatures into double digits, and fog Hogmanay, the


rain could jittery southwards. It could be in the Central Belt for the


spells. Join Graham Stewart for our


"late-late" bulletin at the later than scheduled time of 11:10pm


tonight if you can. Until then, from everyone


on Reporting Scotland,


Download Subtitles