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Police say a young man was killed in a deliberate house fire just
hours after celebrating the New Year with his girlfriend.
23-year-old Cameron Logan had been out with his partner for Hogmanay
before returning to his family home in Milngavie,
She's in a critical condition in hospital.
From Milngavie, Huw Williams reports.
23-year-old Cameron Logan, who died in a fire deliberately started up a
family home in Milngavie. His body found at around 7:30am yesterday
morning was removed from the house by forensic officers and undertakers
earlier today. Cameron Logan had been celebrating Hogmanay with his
girlfriend. She suffered serious injuries in the fire and is in a
critical condition at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in
Glasgow. His parents needed treatment for the effects of
breathing in smoke, but they have been discharged from us but all.
Investigators say this attack was targeted and wilful. -- discharge
from hospital. Police are treating it as a case of murder and attempted
murder. I opened the curtains, we saw the police cars and ambulances
and fire and dreams in the street. We thought, oh my goodness, what
happened -- fire engines. We thought maybe something had happened in the
woods. But my husband went to walk the dog and he found out that I have
had been on fire. We thought, oh, my goodness, New Year's Day, poor
family. Whatever has happened. At that point we didn't realise there
had been a fatality. Investigators have not given any details into
precisely how the fire was started. They are still working at the scene,
and officers have been talking to neighbours and checking local CCTV.
Police or by viewing for anyone who was out in the area so they morning,
jogging, walking the dog, all motorists driving past, to contact
them in case they saw anything significant. Detective saying
formation can be passed to the investigation team on the
nonemergency 101 number, or anonymously via Crimestoppers. There
will now be a postmortem examination to determine exactly how Cameron
Logan died. Huw Williams, Reporting Scotland, Milngavie.
A couple who got lost overnight in the Cairngorm mountains have been
The man and woman, aged 60 and 57, were reported missing yesterday
after failing to return from a day's hill-walking with their dog.
Rescuers say all three spent the night near the summit
of Cairngorm mountain in sub-zero temperatures, and only survived
thanks to the emergency shelter they'd brought with them.
They were found today after a full-scale search involving
police, mountain rescue teams and a coastguard helicopter.
Rescuers say they were lucky to survive. It was -6 up there. The
wind last night would have been 20-20 miles per hour. Not strong
enough by any means, but enough to add a bit of Winchell. They were
very, very cold. Certainly if we hadn't brought them, they would not
have survived another night. A 16-year-old boy has appeared
in court charged with the murder of a former semi-professional
footballer in Leith An 18-year-old man,
Mohammed Zakariyah, has also been The man who died has been
named on social media as 30-year-old Shaun Woodburn,
who used to play for The club described him as a top
player who was well-respected. He died in Edinburgh's Royal
Infirmary after a disturbance in the city's Great Junction Street
early yesterday morning. A man has died near Girvan in South
Ayrshire after being hit by a car. It happened on the A77,
north of the town, just The 38-year-old man
died at the scene. A BBC Scotland investigation has
found Scotland's publicly-funded elite athletes are drawn
overwhelmingly from middle The research looked at where
athletes went to school. Where data could be found,
it shows that almost nine out of ten of the group either went
to a fee-paying school or a state Our elite athletes have been winning
more medals than ever before. It is a golden start for Great Britain!
Over 500 receives support from sport Scotland, but who are they? There
has long been a suspicion that those on these programmes are
disproportionately from better off on these programmes are
backgrounds. But we asked sport Scotland for a demographic breakdown
of the elite performance athletes. And they said they didn't have one.
So we set out to find out. That meant doing some maths. We used
publicly available information to work out where they went to school.
We found data for over 70% of the over 500 able-bodied athletes that
we fund. We decided to look at what kind of school it was. Was it a
private school? And if it was a state school, was it one that served
better of children? We used free school meals entitlement to measure
that. Over 20% when the fee-paying schools. And almost 70% one of the
best of 20% of state schools. Those two groups represented almost 90% of
the performance athletes. It looks like elite sport is for elites when
it comes to wealth as well as talent. I think anything that comes
from public servers should have generally wide public merit good,
and I'm not convinced that elite sport does that, I'm not entirely
sure that elite sport is something that is accessible to the public in
general is the bike I wanted to know whether sport Scotland believed they
were doing enough to fulfil all athletes' potential. We are working
to get every sport which goes with a pathway from school, the community,
the performance, if they have the talent and they want to go the. We
are winning more than ever. Whether that means we are providing equal
opportunities to everyone who might be able to win is less clear.
And you can see more of John Beattie's investigation
in The Medal Myth, tonight at 8:30pm on BBC1 Scotland.
An annual rail fares increase has come into force today.
Scottish Labour had called for a freeze, as Scotrail has faced
strong criticism for late and cancelled trains.
But the Scottish Government says a free week of rail travel that it's
funding will save some passengers more money.
Labour argues that a freeze would benefit every single traveller.
ScotRail will set a specific period this year when the free
Scotland's Gary Anderson plays in the PDC World Darts
The defending champion beat fellow Scot Peter Wright in last night's
If he beats the Dutchman Michael Van Gerwen tonight,
it'll be his third world title in a row.
A whisky distillery is investing nearly ?600,000 in community
projects to mark its 200 years on the island of Islay.
Lagavulin is selling more than 500 bottles of its single malt to raise
Those bottles are priced in the region of ?1500 each.
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