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A woman police officer is in intensive care and a male
colleague is in hospital with serious injuries
after they were deliberately run over by a car in Glasgow.
Detectives say they're treating the incident as attempted murder.
It happened late last night in the Knightswood area when the two
officers stopped a car to speak to the occupants.
A police jacket and parts of uniform mark the spot
where two officers, a 30-year-old woman and her
30-year-old male colleague, were seriously injured
The officers as had been called here and stopped a car to speak to
The car then reversed, struck them both, and
drove out of the street, hitting other cars as it left.
Neighbours on this quiet cul-de-sac were awoken by
Today, there was shock as they learned what had
happened, and great sympathy for the injured officers.
Everyone has been concerned, obviously myself as well,
they are the people that protect us, and how
safe are the rest of the people, you know?
A blue Nissan Qashqai was later found burnt out.
Police think three or four people were in the car when it hit
And are appealing for help to find those responsible.
We want to find the people responsible, because these
two officers were going about their employment,
keeping people safe, doing their policing duties and were
callously ran over and seriously injured, both of them hospitalised.
This afternoon, the damaged patrol car was removed from the scene.
The two injured officers are recovering
in hospital with injuries said to be non-life-threatening.
The First Minister has described Brexit talks with Theresa May
and the other devolved nations as "deeply frustrating".
The leaders of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland said
they had been left no clearer about how the UK Government
The Prime Minister said she would strike a bespoke Brexit
From Westminster, here's our political
Brisk and businesslike ahead of the Brexit talks,
four months to the day since David Cameron resigned after
the vote to leave the EU, Nicola Sturgeon
pressed her successor for a special deal.
Like one former Prime Minister, Theresa May wanted to
stand firm - no to flexible Brexit arrangements,
no to Holyrood and the assemblies approving the final deal.
Many parts of the meeting were deeply frustrating, because I
certainly felt as if we weren't getting any major insight, and it is
incumbent on the UK Government to be more open about what they are trying
to achieve, and I am determined to work as hard as I can to protect
The counterparts in Wales and Northern Ireland joined in.
Nicola Sturgeon got the leverage of independence.
If all we get is the door being closed in our face, I am
determined that Scotland should not be taken off the cliff edge without
having the opportunity to choose a better alternative.
The first ministers have been sent back through the gates
of Downing Street as they try to forge a special deal,
but Theresa May faces a tough time as she needs a special deal with
-- Brussels as well that will satisfy both party and country.
In the afternoon the Prime Minister updated MPs on a
trip to Brussels last week and explained
that she would listen to the devolved nations.
What I want is for us, in determining UK position,
because it will be the UK that will be negotiating with the European
Union, our future relationship, that we take into full account and
understand properly the impacts and the particular issues that are of
concern to the devolved administrations.
its frustration at the Scottish Government.
I think it is quite clear the SNP want another
It wouldn't matter what came out of these
negotiations, it wouldn't matter what the economic arguments for
The SNP is committed to independence and holding another referendum.
There was one happy couple in Westminster today,
cementing their relationship, but some older unions
are proving to be a little fruitless and frustrating at the moment - for
A police inquiry is underway following the death
of a three-week-old baby girl in Fife.
Officers were called to a flat in Cupar in the early hours
They're currently treating the infant's death as unexplained.
A drug user is receiving treatment for suspected botulism in Aberdeen.
NHS Grampian's Health Protection Team is investigating.
If injected, it can cause infections and result in nerve paralysis.
An 11-year-old Rangers fan, who was injured when a bottle
was thrown at his head, has told the BBC about the incident.
Kraig Mackay was walking to Sunday's Old Firm match
at Hampden after his bus broke down, when the bottle hit him.
Police Scotland have condemned the attack.
But Kraig says he still wants to see the next Old Firm match.
I just feel it will be safe at the next one,
because it is at home, and I do not think...
The only reason we were in that spot was because of the bus.
So I do not think there is any chance of that
New research from Stirling University has found that just one
practice session of heading a football can lead to an immediate
decrease in brain function, and a halving of memory recall.
It's the first time this direct link has been found
There are calls for Scotland to consider following the America
in banning heading for very young players.
Science has known for some time about the issue of concussion in
Now heading a ball in football is under the spotlight.
We have a way to assess where there are immediate
changes in the brain, and we can measure that by looking at the
signal as it travels from the brain to the leg.
So we measure people before and after they head the football to
We found that after heading the ball,
the release of inhibitory chemicals in the brain was higher.
So just heading a football has an immediate
The testing was designed to replicate what you see
If I do this and just head a football, I get memory loss
Even the academics themselves weren't expecting the link to
This is the thing that is surprising for me, that we found these
changes in relation to heading practice, which one would think
And certainly colleagues were quite sceptical
about the study, about whether we would find
any link, so I think it is quite a surprising result.
Some think it is time to copy the Americans and ban heading for
In America, they were the first one to look at it, and
they have taken heading the ball out of the game for younger kids.
We haven't done that yet, and it might
If you had your time again, would you play football
I would still want to play, I would still agree to play football,
because that is what I wanted to do more than anything else, and I would
The researchers say that two thirds of the players
tested had symptoms that took 24-hour is to resolve.
They said further testing is needed to assess
whether there are any long-term affects.
The winner of the Man Booker Prize will be announced in
Six novels are in the running for the ?50,000 prize including
a book by a small Scottish publishing house about a triple
Our arts correspondent Pauline McLean reports.
This place bills itself as Scotland's book town but, this year,
there is one book in particular causing a real buzz.
Of all the individuals in this parish, however, one is least
surprised to learn of the perpetrator.
Graeme Macrae Burnet's novel is not so much
I wanted to write a novel about a murderer who writes an
eloquent account of why he did what he did,
and the documents were an important part of the
It is a tale which captivated local people at a recent
book event just as it captivated a small
It is absolutely beautifully written,
but you cannot help root for the character.
You are so immersed in it that I personally felt I could have
Judges of the Man Booker Prize heartily agree, they have short
listed it for their ?50,000 prize which will be announced
It is a significant cultural moment for Scotland, and it
is not that Scotland has been dumbed down
in the Man Booker Prize, it has
been well represented over the years but we haven't had it for a little
while and everybody likes the underdog.
Win or lose, this is already a success story.
A small publisher on an international stage
and a previously unknown author outselling everything on the list.
It just puts the boot in people's hands.
All you want is for people to read your book.
Let's have a look at the weather with Judith.
Thank you. The first time I've used a frosty globe this year. A stunning
weather while the picture set in by one of our team hill walking Weather
Watch is, this photographer. I can pronounce his name, but here it is.
Stretching over the view of the mountains. As far as the night is
concerned, a lot of dry weather. A widespread forgery spreading across
the north. One or two showers across eastern areas, they will continue to
die away. It will be mainly dry, Miss and Ford patches forming. High
pressure still holding onto what's the moral. It is already cold, it
will still be called tomorrow. The main focus of the forward will be
any cell. Measures below freezing across the northern part of the
country -- half. Already, temperatures higher at one the West
Coast. A sign of things to come later. As we had through the rest of
the morning, a glorious day. Mist and fog and burning of, some patch
is quite stubborn but we lose any showers along the coast with a
better day to come than today. Still a brisk wind but just a few showers
across Shetland. Temperatures at around 10-12dC. The northern half of
the UK with good overall. Quite mild, and temperatures for South
Wales and walls London -- Wales, will be a lot higher as well. That
is what you will see for tomorrow. Bank of Scotland, it's stays nice
toward the end of the day. Then cloud picks up and thickens up. Rain
will be a bit patchy and the wind. To strengthen as well from the
south-west, meaning milder air across the country. Here is the
pressure chart. You see a weather front pushing in. We haven't seen
one of those were a while. Not too much on the front, not exactly heavy
rain but a bit windy and some patchy showers. The wind and the rain do
clear away, but it will not be brightening up any time soon.
Our next update is during Breakfast at 6:25am tomorrow morning.
But, from everyone on the late team here in Glasgow and around