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Kier Starmer as well. Join me now on BBC Two. That's Newsnight with Evan.


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


A man has been shot in a targeted attack, as he dropped off his child


at a Glasgow primary school just as other children


It happened in the Penilee area of the city and it is understood


Police say whoever carried out the attack had put young children


and innocent people at risk. Suzanne Allan reports.


Police have spent today examining the scene of this crime


and reassuring the public that they are safe.


It was near bell time and as parents were dropping off their


children a man pushing a buggy approached another parent.


One woman told me that she heard a loud noise.


I thought it was an air rifle going off and the kids


asked what had happened and I just said nothing.


No, but I saw the children jumping and then they kept walking.


These grandparents who live around the corner have a child


We cannot get into our own house just around the corner.


Worried that we do not know what else is happening.


It is shocking for it to be at his school.


And especially a primary school, with the kids there,


Police believe that this was a targeted attack.


The BBC understands that the victim is 35-year-old Ross Monaghan,


who was cleared four years ago of the gangland murder of Kevin


Carroll, who was shot dead in a car park in 2010.


The force says it is putting on extra patrols


This was a frightening incident for those


involved and, indeed, some of the staff have been shaken


I would like to reassure people that we have extra resources


that are brought into the area as well as all


It is the second time there has been a shooting close to a school


There was another 18 months ago in Bishopbriggs and, as with this


incident, there are concerns that children may be upset with what


Fortunately, most of the children, almost all of them, were


in the playground and they were safe and secure, but there would be


latecomers and it is unacceptable that these people have chosen


to target this incident outside and potentially endanger


Mr Monaghan has been discharged from hospital


A man has appeared in court charged with murdering his


brother in a house fire in East Dunbartonshire


Cameron Logan, who was 23, died in the blaze at


His girlfriend was rescued from the house and is still in hospital.


Today, 26-year-old Blair Logan was remanded in custody


at Dumbarton Sheriff Court, charged with murder and attempted murder.


Still a significant police presence in Milngavie today.


As well as forensic officers working at the scene,


there are floral tributes left to the young man who died here.


Emergency services were called just before 7.30 in the morning on


The body of 23-year-old Cameron Logan was found in the house.


As they began to investigate what they called the complex scene


behind me, investigators concluded that they believed the fire had


Rebecca Williams, the girlfriend of Cameron Logan, is still


in hospital and the brother's parents, David and


Cathy, both needed treatment for the effects


Today, 26-year-old Blair Logan, the older brother of Cameron Logan,


appeared in court in Dunbartonshire to face a range


of charges, including murder and attempted murder.


He made no plea and he was remanded in custody.


The date of his next appearance in court has yet to be set.


The inquest has begun into the deaths of 30 tourists


who were killed in a terror attack in Tunisia in 2015.


Four Scots were among those who died when a lone gunman opened


The proceedings, which are taking place in London, are being shown


It was a special holiday for Billy and Lisa Graham from near Perth.


They had gone to a resort in Tunisia to celebrate the 50th birthday of


Mrs Graham, but became victims of a terrorist attack aimed directly


Fellow Scots Annie and Jim McGuire also


The retired couple, in their sixties, were described


as being very active in their local church.


It was on 26 June 2015 that a heavily-armed 23-year-old


Tunisian student began firing indiscriminately on tourists


It remains the deadliest terror attack on British people


Relatives of those who died gathered at the Royal Court of Justice in


London today, as the inquest into the deaths of the


There was a minute's silence and all the names were read out.


For the Scottish relatives and survivors,


there was also a chance to be involved.


A room has been set aside at Stirling Sheriff Court,


where the relatives of those who died can


watch the proceedings in London through a special TV link.


The inquests are expected to last around seven weeks and this facility


will be available to them for the whole time.


The evidence today heard claims that Tunisian law enforcement


units delayed their arrival on the scene because they were too


frightened to tackle the gunman before police arrived.


Relatives of the victims have waited a year and a half for the inquest


to get underway and the hope now is that they will finally


Additional checks are being carried on a North Sea helicopter fleet


grounded last week over safety fears.


It follows an incident on a North Sea platform last month,


which saw an S92 spin more than 180 degrees on landing.


Operators are now being told to increase inspections


Scotland's biggest council has confirmed it is planning to put up


It will be the first time bills have gone up in Glasgow for 12 years.


It is able to put the bills up because the government is ending


Earlier, I asked our local government correspondent


Jamie McIvor how many other councils had intimated that


3% in council tax, it is about ?3 a month for a typical property.


Glasgow Council said it was likely to make the rise, joining others


including Borders and West Dunbartonshire.


But most have given no public indication yet of their plans


and South Lanarkshire is going to freeze their bills again.


I would be surprised if it was the only council


to do that, although it is worth pointing out that if you're in a


home classed as Band E or above, then your bill will rise no


matter where you live, because of changes to the system


Why have so many failed to declare at this stage?


I think, to be frank, in some cases, political calculations


are being made ahead of the council elections in May.


The councils are deciding whether a further freeze or rise of


under 3% could prove popular with some voters or


On the other hand, some Labour councillors I've spoken to


feel they are caught between a rock and a hard place.


They argue a 3% rise in the council tax will not


be enough to avoid cuts, so they're cautious basically about something


that could look to the public like they're being asked to pay more


On other hand, the council tax is really the only tool


at their disposal when it comes to income and they could find


it hard not to use that to try to mitigate


what they say are cuts in savings that they do not want to make.


We should know the plans of every council by mid-February.


The former chairman of UKIP in Scotland has admitted in court


to making sexual phone calls to ten women.


Arthur Misty Thackeray, who was chief of staff


for the party's MEP David Coburn, pleaded guilty at Glasgow Sheriff


Court to the offences over a five-year period.


The salmon fishing season has opened in the Tay with the announcement


of plans aimed at significantly boosting fish stocks.


It is claimed that restoring water to a 17-mile section


of the river system will do more for salmon fishing in the area


than any other single project. Steven Godden reports.


It begins with pipes and drums in the village square.


A procession towards the banks of the Tay.


After the whisky blessing, the ceremonial


first cast, marking the start of salmon season.


We never knew them before and we met them here on the banks of the river.


It is a good day out and, hopefully, this year, a nice


catch of fish was up with a shared goal they come from all


It is always on the radar of fishing, whether it is


salmon fishing or any other kind, millions of pounds coming


That all depends on a thriving salmon population.


As a new season arrives, developments elsewhere


in the catchment of those managing the river cause


This is the River Garry, an important tributary of the Tay.


Today, the snowmelt is flowing, but over the past 50 years or so,


the hydroelectric scheme has left this part of the river


Work is underway to change that, by opening up a new stretch


We estimate it could produce about 1,500 extra spring salmon into


the Tay catchment, a significant addition to the river.


And there is no other project in Scotland that


anyone could do, and individual project, that could actually be


Prompted by an EU directive, there is a trade-off.


Clearly, we will lose some generation - around


0.5% of our annual hydro generation capacity.


So, it is not insignificant, as I say, but we say


that the River Garry is a special case where it makes sense to


Last autumn was poor, but spring catches have


improved in recent years, with conservation


More fish in the river means more chance of catching one.


For these guys, something worth drinking to.


Over to Kirsteen now, with the weather outlook


An area of high pressure to the south west of the UK


will drift its way over towards the North Sea


leaving us with a mild south-westerly airflow.


Some clear spells this evening, initially in the east.


However, clouding over as the night progresses,


with some and patchy outbreaks of rain continuing to feed


Misty and murky conditions for many of us,


with extensive hill fog around the west and south, especially.


as we go through the day, leaving largely dry conditions.


Lots of cloud, but look at these temperatures.


Double figures for all of us, with highs of around 12 Celsius.


The best of any greatness in eastern areas. Across the rest of the United


Kingdom, cloud affecting the north of England. The best of the


brightness in the far South east. In Scotland, eyes of 12 Celsius, more


than double for the average this time of year. Tomorrow, largely dry.


Wind strengthening from the South west. Perhaps touching gale force at


times. Into Whitley, little in the week of change. The best of any


sunshine in the east. Temperatures and 10- Northern Celsius. I thirsty,


on repeat once again. A very similar picture.


Parents are facing an explosion in the number of children saying


It was like a battle, like in a war zone. She would literally scream.


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