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The prices we pay - in shops, for travel
and for household bills - are rising.
Official inflation data almost doubled last month and it's widely
expected this could be the start of a new bout
One of the main factors driving this up are fuel prices.
Here's our Business and Economy Editor Douglas Fraser.
Inflation had risen to 0.6% to August, and it was expected
to rise, but it was up 1% in September against a basket
to rise, but it was up 1% in September across a basket
One of the reasons was the increase in fuel costs.
Petrol and diesel have been rising steeply
and they are expected to continue rising in the weeks to come.
They have been hit by a double whammy.
Brent crude, is the benchmark price and that has been rising
and in January it hit a low point of $30 but now it is over $50.
The pound since the European Union referendum, it has dropped in value,
so anything which is valued in foreign currency including oil,
That is driving costs up right across the economy.
Inflation is measured with a shopping basket of more
than 700 everyday items in the household budget
and many of them will be affected by the same thing.
decided to leave the European Union our currency sterling has declined
in value, down about 18% against the dollar and the euro
The price of importing raw materials is up.
Two more items rising fast, clothing and hotel
But there are exceptions - competition remains fierce
in the supermarkets keeping prices down, and that means food prices
continue to fall in September, but don't expect that to last.
The price inflation basket is a very large one but it is not big enough
to include housing costs, and we also get figures on them.
The average home in August sold for 4.3% more than last year,
nothing like the price rises seen in England, partly because of
The oil sector has stalled and city prices have plunged 18%
Home-buyers and consumers are looking for confidence,
but they are facing uncertainty and that is with
We can put up with inflation, as long as we can expect
to see incomes rising, but is it rising, will it rise
We will find out more when we get wider figures about the labour
Ukip's David Coburn says he's considering running to become the UK
leader of his party - if he's asked by colleagues.
There's a leadership vacuum in Ukip, which has had a torrid time
But, the party's former Scottish chairman says he laughed
when he heard David Coburn - Scotland's only elected
Ukip politician - was considering the move.
Our political correspondent, Andrew Kerr has more.
David Coburn was elected two years ago to serve
Now his sights could be set on the top Ukip job.
Nigel Farage's departure has left a power vacuum in the party,
his successor Diane James was in post for just 18 days,
as the leadership contest opens David Coburn has said
Many people have suggested it, but I will wait
It is more important to get someone we can unite around,
that is the most important thing, but if nothing else I've got some
experience in running Scotland so hopefully that would be helpful,
but we have a lot of people, very talented in Ukip and we need
to settle on somebody who will do a good job that we can agree with.
But the MEP was shunned by the Scottish political
There are wider problems for Ukip with the leading leadership
contender having dropped out after an alleged
You have elected politicians fighting each other where there
is this hatred in some cases towards Nigel or anyone who is seen
Some people called me his puppet, things like that.
Whilst that is happening, they are letting down the members
I do think at this stage Ukip is ungovernable.
David Coburn doesn't recognise that portrayal.
We are not easy to govern, why should we be?
We are ordinary people, it is not like the smooth
politicians who want to head for the House of Lords.
But here in Scotland, for some people the prospect
of David Coburn becoming Ukip's UK leader is a step too far.
Ukip's former Scottish chairman fell out with the party,
I laughed when I heard it and I phoned a few friends,
former Ukip, who also had the same reaction, it is not funny,
The idea that the man has any leadership qualities to lead a party
If David Coburn decides to run he could be against these Ukip
figures, Paul Nuttall, Suzanne Evans and Raheem Kassam.
These people and the party have achieved what they set out to do,
David Coburn might wonder about the leadership,
while others wonder about the future direction of the party.
There were numerous failings in the treatment and assessment
of a mentally ill man who attacked his parents in Troon.
Four years ago, Graeme Morris, who was living in Brighton
at the time, travelled to Ayrshire where he killed his mother
A new report criticises mental health services
Ten patients of the Sussex Partnership Trust have killed
Aileen Clarke has been looking into this Scottish case.
In October 2012 Graeme Morris, who was 30 at the time.
to his parents' home in Troon and he
slapped and pushed his mother and beat up his father,
He was diagnosed as a schizophrenic and pleaded guilty to culpable
homicide and is being detained indefinitely.
He had attacked his parents, such was his paranoia
he believed his father had abused him and along with his mother
This lengthy independent report into Graeme Morris's care
in Brighton where he was living has found a number of failings
and weaknesses in his treatment and assessments and a failure
to involve either his family or a former partner,
when assessing the risk he might pose.
To discover, that he was using drugs, for example, and legal highs.
Despite that the report concludes that Graeme Morris's violent attack
on his parents was neither predictable or preventable.
However the report notes that his family do not agree.
They believe it could have been predicted and prevented.
Today the chief executive of the Trust responsible
for his care, gave this apology to his father.
I apologise entirely, this is not something we wanted
to happen and I can understand how devastating it is for him.
There is nothing I can say that can bring his wife back.
I would want to assure him that we are serious
Cafes, shops and restaurants in Aberdeen have signed up
to welcome women who want to breast-feed on their premises.
Figures show almost half of new mums feel uncomfortable
nursing their babies in front of others.
It is still a fairly uncommon sight in public,
but here in Aberdeen that could be about to change.
Businesses are being recruited to display their breast-feeding
I have gone to a few places myself where I've been desperate
to breast-feed and to have a sign on the door to say that
you are welcome is good and I will feel less uncomfortable.
Still in this country compared to Sweden where I'm from,
you rarely see people breast-feeding in public, and it is important that
women who have just given birth have got
the opportunity to go out and do
what needs to be done and also have safe places to breast-feed,
where we have facilities to change our babies
This is one of more than 60 cafes, shops and restaurants
in Aberdeen which have already signed up to the scheme,
they will display a logo saying that breast-feeding is OK here,
women can see it as a safe and secure environment for them
The aim of the scheme is to reduce the stigma and to make it more
It is a woman's right to be able to breast-feed in public
but it is helping them to feel more comfortable to do that.
This cafe is already a haven for breast-feeding mothers,
We have had a great response, we have done this now for four years
and there has been no negativity from any guests and we have
been bold enough to say, use our units to breast-feed.
Is this it scheme something older mothers approve of?
Someone of my age, we didn't do it, but it is all changed
When you were breast-feeding you would not have gone
If it had been happening at the time, I would have done,
but everything was hidden in those days.
This is the logo to look out for, it is dotted around businesses
in Aberdeen city centre but the scheme is already expanding
into rural areas, another important step to a breast-feeding
The number of people killed in fires in Scotland has gone up slightly.
45 people died - that's up four on the previous
12 months, according to the Scottish Fire
More than half the number of call-outs were false
Here is the weather. There is a lot of dry and settled
weather in the forecast over the next few days and we need to look to
the jet stream to understand. This steers weather systems across the
Atlantic. Its shape is important. Developing into a horseshoe shape
keeping the rain at bay and within the apex of that high-pressure sets.
That will edge and sweet and over the next few days keeping as largely
dry and settled. Some crisp autumnal sunshine. Tonight mostly dry. One or
two showers. Still quite breezy. Nothing to call. Tomorrow morning a
number of showers to start on the West Coast, through the Hebrides,
but most of the mainland starting dry and bright. Temperatures there
at eight in the morning. Showers in the Inverness area, far north-east,
north-west and Northern Isles. I please from the north-west. Through
their course of Wednesday showers in the West tend to fizzle and feed
away. There will be some on the East coast. Elsewhere plenty of sunshine.
Down the East coast from the Borders towards his anger and cant quite
breezy with a number of showers elsewhere. Dry and bright. Light
winds and sunshine, it should feel fairly decent. Into the evening
showers across Eastern part of a country but more cloud and a call
that night. Into Thursday, high-pressure still with us. Keeping
that low pressure at bay and keeping their weather front in the Atlantic
there. We start to see thickening cloud for the Western Isles but for
most it is dry and bright and sunny. Temperatures similar. And to
most it is dry and bright and sunny. little in the way of change. Might
it not sunny spells. One or Our next update is during Breakfast
at 6.25 tomorrow morning. But from everyone on the late team
here in Glasgow and around the country, enjoy what's left
of your Tuesday evening. It was the most beautiful view
I've ever been through.