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Food Standards Scotland is now advising the public not to eat
products from the Carnwath based manufacturer Errington Cheese -
instead it's advising people to return the cheese
to where they bought it The FSA is also urging shops to withhold
from sale any Errington cheese not yet on the market, as they say
Earlier this summer, 20 people were infected in
an outbreak in South Lanarkshire - including a three year old girl
Investigations by Food Standards Scotland and South Lanarkshire
Council into food safety related to unpasteurised cheese produced
A spokeswoman for Errington Cheese declined to comment.
Scotland's food watchdog has ordered a ban on the sale of all cheese
from a Lanarkshire producer linked to an e-coli outbreak which led
It follows another incident in Angus involving children.
A playgroup has been closed while investigations continue.
Our reporter Laura Maxwell has been following developments.
Food standards Scotland are advising shops not to sell any more of the
cheese and advising members of the public to return the product of the
manufacturer. Become the has previously said its cheese is safe
Meanwhile, NHS Tayside is investigating a number of cases
of Ecoli infection affecting a small number of children in Angus.
Possible sources of infection and transmission of the bacteria
A playgroup has voluntarily closed while this continues.
The nurse, Pauline Cafferkey, who contracted ebola while working
in Sierra Leone, has been cleared of misconduct over her return
It had been claimed she allowed an incorrect temperature to be
recorded during the screening process at Heathrow airport.
But today a disciplinary panel of the nursing and midwifery council
in Edinburgh dismissed the charges after hearing she'd been
Public Health England, who raised the complaint, have said they
Pauline Cafferkey looked visibly relieved as the disciplinary panel
Her lawyer spoke of the effect the prolonged
investigation has had on
She would never have knowingly put anyone in danger.
Since her return from Sierra Leone she has
The NMC disciplinary process has been upsetting and stressful for
Pauline, however, she was delighted the panel made the case she has no
It has been almost two years since Pauline Cafferkey
left for Sierra Leone, working on the front line
One former patient recalls how she saved his life.
She gave advice and we listened to her and her colleagues.
Pauline Cafferkey was exhausted when she arrived at Heathrow.
The screening area managed by Public Health England
What happened here is key to this case.
The panel here heard that in the chaos at Heathrow
that night some members of Pauline Cafferkey's team decided
Although hers was high, she allowed somebody
in her group to record it as normal so they could pass through
She heard that person say, let's get out of here.
Ms Cafferkey did then disclose her high
The misconduct committee ruled it would have been
inconceivable a nurse of their experience would have left
the area without mentioning her temperature
so why was she put through this ordeal?
I think what's clear today, I have not apologised, in answer to
your question, what's clear today is very much
Our overriding duty is to protect the
public and maintain confidence in the profession.
There was support for her at the practice where she
She devoted herself to do the fairly selfless work.
Pauline Cafferkey wanted only to help others.
She will hope today's outcome will be the final hurdle in
The First Minister says Scottish interests must be embedded in plans
to negotiate Britain's departure from the European union.
Nicola Sturgeons was giving evidence to Holyrood's European Committee.
This from our political editor Brian Taylor.
In Strasbourg, Westminster and Holyrood.
In Strasbourg, Jean-Claude Juncker urged European integration including
He warned the departing UK could not expect to stay in the single trade
market without also allowing free movement of labour.
TRANSLATION: Only those can have unlimited access
to the single market that accent there will be free access for labour
There can be no a la carte access to the single market.
But what's on the Westminster menu, a la carte or otherwise?
The SNP's Angus Roberts and urged the Prime
Minister to specify her name is post-Brexit.
Is the Prime Minister in favour of protecting
There was a very clear message from the British people at the time
of the referendum vote on June 23, that they wanted to see an end to
They want to see control of movement of
people from the European Union into the UK and that's what we will
At Holyrood, the First Minister faced questions.
She reminded them and voters that Brexit
hadn't happened yet and in her view by far the West was yet to come --
Nobody is doing anybody any favours by
suggesting we are through the worst, we have not even started this
The potential of a lost decade for the UK should make us sit
up and take notice and in Scotland it should make us think very
carefully about whether there are better alternatives than accepting
She castigated the UK Government for failing to clarify
the consequences of Brexit three months on from the
She said it was: gobsmacking, to use non-Parliamentary language.
Later the Scotland Brexit minister urged
all MSP is to back full membership of the single market.
The Tories stressed any Scottish aspirations
must be agreed with the UK Government.
And a Brexit meeting in
The number of people out of work between May
and July was down by 29,000 - reaching 130,000.
It means the Scottish unemployment rate is now below that of the UK
A 12-year-old girl has been seriously injured
after being knocked down in the west end of Glasgow.
She was with another girl, who is 13, and who said to be stable.
They were hit by a vehicle on Great Western Road just
Both children were taken to the Queen University
The operation to move the Transocean Winner rig which ran
aground last month on the west coast of Lewis will begin next week.
The rig is now anchored on the isle's east coast.
A public meeting heard the rig will be piggy-backed onto a heavy
lifting ship and transported to Turkey, where it
A lot of preparation is to be done. Obviously we are mindful of the
weather, but we won't take any chances. Or just make sure we are
ready 20 47 and just do the operation as soon as possible.
A transport group has warned that congestion in Glasgow is behind
an increase in bus journey times and and what's been
called an "alarming" drop in passenger numbers.
The group, Greener Journeys, concluded that bus speeds in Glasgow
were falling faster than anywhere else in the UK and services could be
Bus operator, First Glasgow, has now called for action
Andy Murray says he's delighted to be back in Glasgow,
playing in an atmosphere he describes as the best
The Olympic and Wimbledon champion - alongside big brother
Jamie, who's the US Open doubles champion -
are the backbone of the British Davis Cup team and they're
He's always in demand on trips back home.
He's Wimbledon and Olympic gold in what he describes as
Obviously a lot of good memories from this place.
Good times here, big wins, amazing atmosphere.
Probably the best atmosphere you could play in ever.
Andy Murray is back in Scotland after a terrific year not
just for him but for big brother Jamie, too.
The Murray family trophy cabinet now boasts six grand slam
titles between them, two Olympic gold medals,
I wanted to try to do as best I can in my career and make sure that
when I finish I could look back with no regrets.
To come from a small town, Dunblane, to be able to come
through there is just brilliant, and brilliant for the sport
It takes a lot of work and dedication but it can happen.
He's really inspiring for us, because we see how hard it is
We want to be like him when we are older,
Annoyingly his skills are not confined to the tennis court.
This is Andy Murray scoring and five-a-side the other day.
Playing on one of the five-a-side pitches
the other day and I have not played five-a-side football for it must be
That was the first game we played, ten minutes each way.
If he's that accurate this weekend, Argentina are in trouble.
The decision to hold the next Old Firm match on Hogmanay has been
The Scottish Police Federation have called the decision insanity,
and MSP Brian Whittle, the Scottish Conservatives'
sport spokesman, described it as baffling.
Police Scotland have defended the decision saying it was reached
after discussions between police, football authorities
and the broadcasters, believing to be the best option
to minimise the wider community impact.
Well, let's get the weather from Christopher.
Good evening. There was some sunshine and some gloom today. It
was the south-west where we had that worm sunshine. The worst some
stubborn clouds particularly for these southern belt and along
because. This evening, a line of heavy showers leaving the Western
Isles and moving northwards. Fading away, generally try foremost
overnight. Missed and low cloud reforming extensively and moving
inland. Showers on the West Coast. A dry tomorrow morning for most.
Issued improved although there will be some showers for the Hebrides and
the West Coast. Driver most of the day in the mainland, increasingly
bright with cloud thinning and breaking. A better day for areas
that had stubborn clouds today. Across the UK as a whole, generally
dry, bright and sunny spells. In the said Easter will be high-temperature
as Fred this time of year. For Wales and Northern Ireland, a mixture of
cloud and some brightness. Similar fuss, too. In the sunshine
temperatures will be in the mid-20s. The rain in the west starts to edge
of a inland as we head overnight into Thursday and Friday. That rain
reaching the eastern side of the country by Friday morning.
Thunderstorms down south, a real lively start to Friday. For most of
us on Friday, dry and bright, sunshine and a fresher feel. The
rain perhaps will linger for a Shetland. Into the weekend with a
ridge of high pressure. That means dry and bright weather for all.
Pleasant enough, temperatures in the high teens.
Our next update is during Breakfast at 6.25am tomorrow morning.
But, from everyone on the late team here in Glasgow
and around the country - goodnight.