27/12/2016 Reporting Scotland


27/12/2016

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

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Police say they're following up a 'positive line of enquiry'

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following the death of a man who was found badly injured

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43-year-old Thomas Roberts, died later in hospital.

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At around 4pm on Christmas Day warning the police were called to

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the lead of these flats in the Sarasin area of Glasgow. They found

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a badly injured man identified today as 43-year-old Thomas Roberts. He

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was taken to hospital from the scene but died shortly afterwards. Police

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say he suffered a violent and sustained attack and reports say it

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

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Heaven had gained another angel. Family and friends are left

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

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

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witness to what happened. Forensic teams have already combed the area

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for clues and police say they are following up a positive line of

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enquiry but want help from witnesses also. Police say they are also

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enquiry but want help from witnesses conducting enquiries locally

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house-to-house and they are examining CCTV footage as well to

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try to find out what happened. The NHS is struggling to cope

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with increasing demands The doctors union has said health

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service funding is stagnating despite the "unprecedented

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challenges" facing it. Queueing just to register for AGP,

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such other pressures on the NHS. The dockers union says

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urgent action is needed with an ageing population

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-- a GP. Most practices can

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recruit new doctors. At consultant level,

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we have one in 15 vacancies, It has a knock-on effect on staff

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in the health service because everyone is working harder

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and it has a knock-on effect Recruiting doctors and nurses

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is an ongoing problem Report after report has shown an

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increasing pressure but the money is virtually static so the health

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service cannot keep pace with demand.

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The Health Secretary accepts changes needed.

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She said plans for change are already leading to different ways of

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working. The criticism follows Audit Scotland

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that the NHS met only one of its eight waiting time targets

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and faces further savings. The Scottish blueprint for the NHS

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emphasises intervention to stop people becoming ill and treatment

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to prevent conditions worsening but doctors argued the gap

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between demand and resources continues, and there will be no

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choice but to ask what the NHS Police are investigating the death

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of a 30-year-old man whose body was found in Frasers department

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store in Edinburgh's Princes The man who died was a staff member

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and police say they're Management closed the shop

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for the day but say it House of Fraser says it is "deeply

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saddened" by the death, adding that their thoughts

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are with his family Football and there were two

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Premiership matches today. At Pittodrie, Aberdeen are now four

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points behind second placed Rangers after beating Hamilton Accies

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at Pittodrie by two goals to one. And Hearts are in fourth

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place behind Aberdeen. They beat eighth placed

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Kilmarnock at home 4-0. Well, it's over to Christopher

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with the weather outlook Good evening. Largely dry conditions

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across the country tonight with some clear spells leading to a patchy

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frost particular across the north-east, -4 in Aberdeenshire. Fog

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is the issue south of the border with a yellow warning for most of

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England and parts of Wales and that could lead to some transport

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disruption if you're driving south tomorrow. It will be chilly for us

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across eastern and north-eastern parts but towards the west and

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north-west mode of the these are not quite as cold. Tomorrow morning

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largely dry and cloudy. Elsewhere reasonably dry and still quite cool

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across parts of Angus and Aberdeenshire and towards Speyside.

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For the North is milder but it will be Wednesday. Strong and maybe gale

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force winds later on. For most of the country it is largely dry but

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fairly cloudy and the best of the brightness across eastern Scotland

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and Aberdeenshire down towards the border is so generally cloudier than

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today. South of the border, largely dry with the best of the sunshine

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across parts of the North of England. Where there is lingering

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mist and fog it will be quite chilly around five at best. 7-8 are at the

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numbers we're looking at but when the cloudy with the threat of rain

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at times. Looking towards Dorothy high-pressure not to far away but

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you will notice in the north-west the tightening of the isobars and

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the weather front not far away so windy with rain edging end.

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Elsewhere largely dry and fairly cloudy with the temperature similar.

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Friday the weather front are still with us, waxing and waning around

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northern parts but largely dry and fuelling cloudy and the temperature

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in the double digits. Looking towards Hogmanay, the rain is likely

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to move south words but the timing on it is open to doubt with the

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latest thinking, south of the Central belt by the Dells but it

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will be breezy and called for the first, that is the forecast.

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Our next update is during Breakfast at 6:25 tomorrow morning.

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But, from everyone on the late team here in Glasgow

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