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Many victims of domestic abuse have suffered in silence for years,
because the law didn't recognise controlling or coercive
But now the Scottish Government is to create a new law to deal
with the problem of psychological or emotional abuse in relationships.
This report by our home affairs correspondent,
Reevel Alderson, begins with the testimony of one survivor.
For seven years, Nicola was the victim of psychological
Difficult to report and prove, it was insidious and damaging.
I was living in terror, intense fear, intense anxiety.
Not depression in the way people experience depression,
but extremely unhappy and constantly, constantly on edge
and in fear of danger and the consequences of not
complying with the behaviour the abuser expected of me.
Her abuser was arrested, but there was no evidence against him,
There was financial abuse, controlling the finances in a way
Controlling the friends that I saw, the way that I spoke,
It was complete control of every aspect of my life.
the first woman met survivors of abuse.
For the first time, this bill aims to define it as a crime,
The bill talks about a series of incidents, which would be
If you are subject to that psychological abuse,
the impact on your life can be just as severe as somebody
It is important the legal system recognises that.
The bill has been welcomed by survivor's groups as
We know from young women they struggle to notice,
recognise and address patterns of coercive control and domestic
This legislation is important, because it addresses the whole
pattern and spectrum of domestic abuse, including other forms
The Government says it knows legislation won't end
the scourge of domestic abuse, but it is hoped the bill will be
Police divers have started to investigate five sections
of the Monklands Canal in the search for a local girl
An operation began last week to scan a section of the waterway
in an attempt to find the remains of 11-year-old Moira Anderson.
A convicted paedophile is suspected of her murder.
This is difficult and highly skilled work.
There is two metres of silt and a metre of water above.
They are working in small teams because you just cannot be
The search is under way to see at the remains of Moira Anderson are
here, a short distance from where she was last seen 60 years ago. Five
areas of interest were identified that experts last week. This is
known about recovering and assessing what there is from the water and
silt. I am confident that we will recover, and anything that is
recovered will be brought to the canal tow path. There are a number
of tenants that have been set up, we have specialist resources, search
teams, as well as staff from the University of Dundee, so any bone
teams, as well as staff from the structure recover can be quickly
identified was not Mora disappeared after getting onto a bus in
Coatbridge, just 11 years old. Prosecutors have said that if the
local bus driver Alexander Gartshore had been still alive, he would have
been charged with her murder. Aside from or has been a long one. This
operation in a cemetery four years ago yielded nothing. The operation
here could last the best part of the week, but the hope is that at the
end of it, there will be some answers for Moira Anderson's family
and some kind of conclusion to an investigation which has lasted 60
years. There are fresh tensions this
evening between the UK and Scottish Governments over the announcement
of the triggering of Article 50. Ministers at Holyrood criticised
the Westminster Government after claiming they "forgot"
to inform Scotland of the date The Prime Minister was
in Swansea today as part of Well, I am very clear
I want to ensure we get the best possible deal for the United Kingdom
that works for everyone across the United Kingdom
and in all parts of the UK, I have set out my objectives
and those include getting a good free trade deal,
they include putting issues like our continuing working together
on issues like security We are going to be
out there, negotiating hard, delivering on what
the British people voted for. Earlier, I spoke to our political
correspondent Glenn Campbell The images are familiar
and the repercussions of Pauline Cafferkey's illness
are still ongoing. This was one of the four occasions
when the Scottish nurse had to be Unwittingly contracted
while volunteering in Sierra Leone, there is a chance an initial warning
sign could have been spotted Today's medical practitioner's
tribunal heard a doctor that travelled with Pauline
to Heathrow concealed Dr Hannah Ryan, on the right,
has admitted misleading others of the temperature of 32 centigrade
rather than 38.2, which is above That enabled Miss Cafferkey to catch
a connecting flight to Glasgow, where she fell seriously ill
the next day. The tribunal were there told
were chaotic scenes at Heathrow that day with some returnees worried
they would miss their flight. In an attempt to hurry up
the process, the medics agreed to take and record
each other's temperatures. A few days later, Dr Ryan
admitted what she had done. In 2016, Miss Cafferkey was cleared
of misconduct over claims The panel ruled her judgment
was impaired by her illness. He was an unlikely sporting hero,
but the darts player Jocky Wilson found fame by winning
the World Championship title twice. This was at a time when darts on TV
regularly drew audiences Well, Jocky's rags-to-riches story
is now a stage play. Our arts correspondent
Pauline McLean reports. One dart could give him
the World Championship... He may not look like
like a sporting hero, but Jocky Wilson put darts,
and Scotland, on the map. You're on your own,
with the punters at your back, expecting you to play
like a champion. This new show revives
the story of Jocky Wilson He's your classic underdog,
not just in terms of any disadvantage he ever had
in his life, and becoming world champion in spite of that,
even in the darts world, he was at a slight disadvantage
because he was about 5ft tall, and the darts board was further away
to him, proportionately. How many pints would you have
during a fairly tense game? Jocky was a household name,
and people loved him. But just as quickly as he stepped
into the limelight, he withdrew from it,
spending the last 20 years Today, the game may have changed
enormously, but modern players Whenever you speak to Scottish
people, Jocky Wilson is I can remember sitting and watching
him with my dad, the way he played. They always said, the worse his
snatch got, the better he played. So, some of the stories about him,
some boy. The new world darts champion...
The play focuses on an early episode in Jocky's life when he hitchhiked
So, no need to recreate the smoky bar rooms of the past.
The fact that the drinks were involved, it does not mean
that they weren't really determined and under pressure and practised
In this show, at least actor Grant O'Rourke doesn't
Well, it's over now to Kirsteen for the weather.
Good evening. Spring appears to be taking a break for a couple of days.
Being replaced by distinctive wintry conditions. Today, we have had
plenty of showers rattling through on brisk westerly winds. Tonight and
tomorrow morning, the showers will turn increasingly wintry with some
snow in the forecast and the risk of some icy stretches. A Met Office and
yellow warning in force. Especially through western and central areas,
some snow even at times to lower levels, accumulating over the high
ground, leading to some difficult driving conditions. The occasional
rumble of thunder and some hail, and with clearing skies, it will also be
the risk of some ice on untreated roads and services. The show is very
much continuing as we head into tomorrow morning. If you are heading
out around eight o'clock, much of southern Scotland, and eastern
Scotland looking dry albeit a cold and frosty start. Plenty of sunshine
for these areas during the day. Snow showers continuing through the
central belt, the likes of Argyll, much of the Highlands and up towards
the North West. But going through the day, snow showers becoming
confined to the hills and mountains, with rain showers to lower levels
and some spells of sunshine in between. As we go through the day,
the best of the sunshine should be towards eastern and southern
Scotland, although the showers very much keeping going through western
and central areas. Across the rest much keeping going through western
of the UK tomorrow afternoon, very much in the same boat, some showers
and smells of sunshine. These showers will be fairly frequent and
heavy across Western heroes, especially, and a cold and raw feel
with temperatures around 429 Celsius. -- four domain sources.
Back on home turf tomorrow, the showers easing, frost developing and
the risk of ice. By Wednesday, some uncertainty regarding this area of
low pressure bringing some rain and some hill snow.
Our next update is during Breakfast at 6:25 tomorrow morning.
But from everyone on the late team here in Glasgow and around
By the time we find her it'll be too late.