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Hundreds of people have attended an event in Pakistan held in honour
of the killer of Glasgow shopkeeper Asad Shah.
Crowds chanting sectarian and Islamist slogans gathered
at the family home of Tanveer Ahmed in the city of Mirpur on Monday.
Ahmed is serving a life sentence for the murder of Mr Shah,
whom he claimed had insulted the Prophet Muhammad in videos
But, as our Pakistan correspondent Secunder Kermani reports,
he continues to inspire extremists in his home country.
Outside the family home of Tanveer Ahmed in the city
of Mirpur, a 400-odd-strong crowd shouting slogans praising him.
But he's not here, he's in jail in Scotland.
Last year he killed Glasgow shopkeeper Asad Shah,
who is from the persecuted Ahmadiyya sect.
He believed Asad Shah committed blasphemy by claiming in online
For many here, though, that killing was justified.
TRANSLATION: Before, nobody knew who he was,
now after what he did, God has made him so famous
that the whole of Pakistan and even people abroad have heard of him.
This gathering has been organised by a hardline but popular Pakistani
cleric who leads the anti-blasphemy movement in Pakistan.
But he is not here either, he is under house arrest.
We met him at another rally earlier this month, where he got
They are chanting, prophet of God, I am here.
It has become the rallying cry of the anti-blasphemy movement,
but it is also the slogan Tanveer Ahmed shouted defiantly
at a court in Scotland as he was sentenced.
The cleric's social media pages heavily promote Tanveer Ahmed,
and have even released audio messages sent by him
Like this one, where he says the penalty for blasphemy is death.
Rizvi says he has spoken to Tanveer Ahmed from jail
TRANSLATION: We are proud of the fact he has killed,
I'm proud of the fact that we are in contact.
Lots of Muslims would say one of the central characteristics
of the Prophet was to show forgiveness and he forgive
Even if the Prophet forgave somebody, it was his personal
right to forgive them, but his followers do not
have the right to forgive someone who has insulted him.
The Scottish Prison Service has put a stop to Ahmed's audio messages,
but Rizvi says his support in Pakistan will continue to grow.
In Asad Shah's mosque in Glasgow there is real concern
Pakistan has got a problem and this problem is being
The events which happened in Glasgow is an example of the same.
Tanveer Ahmed's crime was carried out in Britain, but was inspired
Now it seems it's his turn to inspire others.
Police in Suffolk investigating the disappearance of Scots airman
Corrie Mckeague have arrested a man on suspicion of attempting
It comes as officers prepare to search a landfill site
in their search for Mr McKeague, who was based at RAF Honington.
Alex Dunlop reports from the landfill site
Suffolk police are giving a few details except to say they have
arrested a 26-year-old man this morning.
They are interviewing him on suspicion of attempting
to pervert the course of justice, relating, they say, to information
Significantly perhaps, he's the first, the only person
to be arrested since Corrie McKeague went missing from the market town
The 23-year-old airman from Fife were stationed at an RAF base
near Bury and was last picked up on CCTV in the town centre
after a night out with friends on the 24th of September.
Police say the arrested man is not the driver of the bin lorry
which delivered refuse to this massive landfill
It had collected a bin from the area where Mr McKeague was last seen.
The theories he may have fallen into or been placed in one of these
commercial bins in this car park behind some shops.
Police accept there is a real chance that Corrie McKeague has died
and that his body may be buried somewhere in this
for officers to start their search, which will happen in
It is a grim task and will take several weeks.
MSPs have been hearing how a school support worker who wanted to find
out about Asperger's Syndrome so they could help
a child was told to watch an American comedy programme.
The claim was made to a committee investigating whether children
with additional support needs are getting the help they need.
There's concern the quality of provision and staff training
Here's our education correspondent, Jamie McIvor.
Park Hill School in Glasgow helps youngsters who need
This replica of a hotel bedroom is for courses which could lead
All of the pupils have faced real challenges
What would you like to do after school?
I would like to work in the Hilton and from there become manager.
The presumption nowadays is for youngsters with additional
special needs is to remain in mainstream schools,
but for some the better option is a specialist
MSPs are examining the issue and heard from a parent of a child
who had a difficult experience in a mainstream school.
My son was in primary six and played with the primary twos,
which led to the other primary sixes making fun of him.
He is now in a class where there are mixed ages
and abilities and gets on great and has a peer group.
Almost a quarter of children need some additional support.
The phrase covers everything from serious physical
handicaps to coping with bullying or bereavement.
It was even claimed one support worker was told to watch this
TV comedy to find out about a form of autism.
Just this once you can count me as people too.
I was in a school and asked a member of staff working
specifically with the children with Asperger's syndrome
what training had she had in Asperger's syndrome and she said
she was told to watch the Big Bang theory.
That is the level of training we have got now in schools.
And some teachers have worries about whether the right help
And again, that's down to, obviously, budget cuts.
Our school has seen educational psychologists for one or two
hours a month if you're lucky, that's not good enough.
Few would say it's wrong in principle principle to try keep
Students at Park Hill are the exception, not the rule.
But nationally, there are questions over how things sometimes work out.
The Scottish Government's plans to abolish the Scottish Funding Council
board have suffered a setback after MSPs voted
It's yet another defeat for the SNP, who are a
Ministers want to boost economic growth and are streamlining the
four enterprise agencies, putting them under
The Conservatives, who lead the debate, said it would put
university autonomy under threat and smacked of centralisation.
There's been a 12% fall in the termination rate of pregnancies
Glasgow University researchers also found expectant mothers in Scotland
are more likely to continue these pregnancies than those
At 14, he already has plans for the future.
In Scotland, over 50 children a year are born
with Down's Syndrome and it is often a struggle for support.
We're having a battle now having him starting to transition
We are having difficulties trying to get a social worker for him
because there are not many in the area.
With better testing, more women can find out
if they have a chance of a baby with Down's Syndrome.
In Scotland, the proportion of women who decided to terminate a pregnancy
following a diagnosis of Down's Syndrome has
We welcome the report, but from our membership
we are hearing that families are not always getting unbiased
and up-to-date information, so we call on all health
professionals to be properly trained so they are able to give families
up-to-date and accurate information about the life chances of people
Since Daniel was born in advance as a medical services have increased
options for people born with Down's syndrome.
I didn't think I'd be able to cope with it at all and actually he has
made me a much better person for being his mum.
Football, and Rangers scraped a 3-2 win at home against St Johnstone,
with a last-minute goal winning the match for the Ibrox side.
Elsewhere, Dundee lost 1-0 at home to Partick Thistle,
while Hearts lost by the same scoreline to
Celtic romped to a 4-0 victory in Inverness, with Scott Sinclair
opening the scoring before Moussa Dembele took advantage
of a goalkeeping error to double the lead.
Stewart Armstrong scored with a free kick and Dembele
Now it is time for the weather outlook for tonight and tomorrow.
Good evening, plenty of sunshine across the country today. Clear
skies of the many us tonight, leading to a fairly widespread frost
and temperatures around freezing, if not just below. Some insurers
continue to affect the north western isles and Northern highlands. When
tree in nature across high ground as specially. Winds in the west and
north waste will strengthen across the north through the night. A risk
of icy stretches on untreated roads. Enter tomorrow, a fair amount of
showers across the north west, otherwise a lot of dry, bright
weather, with spells of sunshine, although a chilly start for most of
us. Some showers and affecting southern and central areas at times.
Eastern areas dry with sunshine. The jurors continue to affect the likes
of Argyll, into the Western Isles, the north west Highlands, again,
when tree, over the hills and high ground, with a mixture of rain and
sleet to low levels. As we head through the day, brisk, westerly
winds driving these showers through central and eastern areas too.
Generally, fairly well scattered and brightness and sunshine in between
the showers. Highs of eight Celsius for us tomorrow, though feeling
colder in exposure to the winds. Across the UK tomorrow, a bright and
breezy day, and improving picture across England and Wales. Although
some rain beginning to knock on the door of Northern Ireland during
tomorrow afternoon and evening. Looking ahead to Friday, a fine day
in prospect across Scotland, a future was affecting the north at
times, plenty sunshine, lighter winds, so a pleasant feel in the
sunshine. Across the UK, a cloudy prospect with outbreaks of rain at
times, and highs of around 11 Celsius. That's the forecast.
Thank you for that that's Reporting Scotland. Next update is at 6:25am
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