30/12/2016 Reporting Scotland


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Previously secret files have shown for the first time the extent

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of a security breach at Faslane in 1988.

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Documents from the National Archives detail how in October that year,

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three protesters were able to access a nuclear submarine's control room

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Our political correspondent Nick Eardley has been looking

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through the documents - and speaking exclusively to one

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A period which saw regular anti-nuclear protests

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Four anti-nuclear demonstrators broke into the submarine

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One of them is believed to have reached a dry dock where a

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That is how it was reported at the time.

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But now the extent has been revealed.

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Previously secret files show protesters gained access

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to the control room, leaving Prime Minister

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She demanded an urgent report into what happened.

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This is the first interview he's given about what happened.

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I expected to be arrested, almost in minutes.

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Phil and two others intended to act as a decoy for a friend.

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She was trying to swim to one of the submarines but a series

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of security failures meant they were free to roam.

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We were passed by a police van, close enough to

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At one point it was literally metres away.

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All the time we were expecting to be arrested any moment.

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They weren't, and managed to gain access.

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We were on the deck, there was an open hatch,

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we dived down it and we were in the control room.

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There was the periscope, things were operating the planes,

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for driving the subs, all we had was a marker pen.

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The trio was eventually caught and detained.

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A court martial was avoided because it would have given

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The rules of engagement governing armed guards have been amended

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Phil and the others were eventually cleared in court on a technicality.

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He spent several further years living in a protest

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Andy Murray has been awarded a knighthood.

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It has been quite a idea for Andy Murray. Recently voted ABC sports

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personality for the third time, a second Wimbledon title, and becoming

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world's number one, know he has been given a different kind of title.

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Gordon Reid sees his MBE is the icing on the cake of a fantastic

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year. Katie Archibald is no and MBE. -- is

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now and MBE. Ian Carmichael is recognised.

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And this 78-year-old glass blower has received an MBE. I said to buy

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life, you will have to sit down, I have something to tell you. -- I

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said to my wife. I still can't believe it. It is such an honour.

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said to my wife. I still can't Edinburgh and MBE for services to

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the food and drink industry. Keeping a secret is so hard, but my parents

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were delighted when I told them. A British Empire medal.

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And an honour for this percussionist.

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Three days of Hogmanay celebrations got under way

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10,000 torchbearers, led by Up Helly Aa Vikings

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from Shetland, illuminated the streets, before

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About 80,000 revellers are expected to gather in the city

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centre tomorrow to watch a laser and fireworks display from

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From midnight tomorrow, owners of air weapons

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are required to have a licence, following a tightening

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But more than 3,000 owners who've applied for a permit

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are being warned that it won't be processed in time for

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Thousands of air weapons have been surrendered

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These weapons were used in almost half of all offences involving a gun

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in the past year. Football now and Aberdeen beat

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Hearts 1-0 in Edinburgh tonight A second-half strike

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by Jonny Hayes gave the visitors a win which puts them two points

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behind second-placed Rangers who face league leaders

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Celtic at Ibrox tomorrow. Things are set to turn Calder.

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Tranquil at the moment. Tonight there will be rain across northern

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Scotland. Dry and cloudy else where. Tomorrow morning starts off wet and

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windy. There is a yellow Met Office be where warning. Elsewhere it is

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largely dry initially. Largely dry across Northern Ireland and much of

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the rest of the UK. Dense fog across south Eastern areas initially. That

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should lift. Back in Scotland temperatures staying on the mild

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side for daylight hours. That band of rain sinks southwards. It is

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slow-moving as we head towards evening time. As we head toward the

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bells that should be predominantly dry across the country. Very cold as

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the wind from the north introduces Calder here. New Year's Day will be

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windy, brisk northerly winds, but brighter than of late. Frequent

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wintry showers across northern and Eastern Scotland. There could be

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snow at lower levels. That is the weather forecast. All the very best

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from me for the New Year. That is all for now. Good night.

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Happy

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