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The Prime Minister and the First Minister have held talks
After the meeting, in Glasgow, Nicola Sturgeon said
she remained "frustrated" at the lack of any progress
towards a distinctive Brexit deal for Scotland.
But Theresa May insisted her aim was a good deal for the whole UK,
The move to trigger Britain's departure from the EU
This from our political editor Brian Taylor.
A meeting of ministers, but not necessarily of minds.
Talks followed a day devoted to Scotland's future.
The Prime Minister also announced plans for
As Brexit moves closer, no talk of a referendum.
Now is the point when we triggering Article 50, starting
formal negotiations for leaving the European Union
when we should be pulling together, not hanging apart.
Pulling together to get the best possible deal for the whole
of the UK including the people in Scotland and, also,
it would be unfair for the people in Scotland to ask them
to make a significant decision before all the facts
Can you envisage a referendum happening in the not-too
about a second independence referendum.
The Department for International Development in East Kilbride.
Theresa May argued their efforts to tackle global poverty proved
British strength and continuing dedication to moving forward.
The strength and stability of our union will become
Nicola Sturgeon characterised the talks as cordial,
but without any concessions on offer.
I continue to be frustrated by a process that appears not to be
listening, not just to Scotland, but any of the devolved
administrations and I made that point to her.
I reminded her again that we had membership of the single
market ruled out without any discussion.
I had hoped that we would hear a different approach, in terms
Whether that is the path they want to take, whether they want to be
part of an independent country, the people
of Scotland must make an informed decision.
The scene moves back to Holyrood tomorrow, when MSPs
will decide whether to back an independence referendum.
The Scottish government has been accused of betraying women who have
suffered debilitating side effects after being given mesh implants.
The procedure is often used to treat incontinence, but an independent
review was commissioned into its safety, after
Ministers today published their final report and were immediately
accused of diluting its findings. Lucy Adams has the background.
Almost three years ago, these women came to Parliament
to call for a review of the procedure that had left
I have asked the acting Chief Medical Officer this week to
write to all health wards, to request them
to immediately suspend these procedures, both procedures.
The former Health Secretary called for an investigation into
Earlier this month, the two patient representatives
on the group resigned, claiming the final report
The ball is in their court to save this review.
Today, as the final report was published, the tenacity
The report was independent of government, the detail of how it is
laid out, I cannot answer for you, but what
I will say is, due to the tireless campaigning
of the women who had been injured, we have a review that gives us
all of the evidence as to the safety of the use of mesh for incontinence
The former Health Secretary, who called for the review,
originally, said the whole process should be investigated.
As long as there are outstanding allegations
about tampering of evidence and report, the report has no
credibility, until these allegations are proven true or untrue.
All strands of the investigation into whether
this report was tampered with, whether the evidence was tampered
with and, if that is the case, heads should roll.
And after her report, Lucy Adams spoke further about
the response to the allegations, as well as their implications.
The allegations are that the report was diluted.
The allegations from the three members of the expert group
who say an entire chapter was removed.
Today's main report does not contain that chapter,
For the campaigners for those women who say they have been
disabled by this surgery, they say this report
For the hundreds of women who say they have been disabled, this does
This was meant to be the final word on mesh implants for the Scottish
government and for the women who have undergone this procedure.
But with these sorts of allegations hanging over it,
The oil exploration firm Hurricane has made what has being described
as the "largest undeveloped discovery" of oil in UK waters.
It says one billion barrels of oil is contained within an area 60
The company hopes to begin production in 2019.
Tributes have been paid to a young boxer who died in Thailand whilst
20-year-old Jordan Coe from Falkirk died of suspected heatstroke
during a training run. It is thought he was dehydrated
after trying to sweat off weight before a bout.
Friends said he was internationally renowned.
I am still in shock. I was talking to him just on Wednesday. I cannot
process that he has passed away. He was weighing in on Sunday morning.
Even tote for a run on it before. He had the sweat suit on. Every boxer
does it. He has been around the world. He recently fought in Japan
and became ranked within the world's top ten. He was only 20.
Final-year medical students at Glasgow University will have
to resit an exam after evidence of "collusion" was uncovered.
About 270 undergraduate students at the university's medical
It emerged that a handful of students had shared information
The students responsible are now facing a disciplinary and fitness
The fresh exam has been timetabled for early May.
Developers have started moving into the first new tone for 50 years. It
will eventually become home to 15,000 people.
A multi-million pound centre for medical research is to open
Among other renovations, it will allow the human
body to be scanned in greater detail than ever before.
The Imaging Centre for Excellence is a collaboration of science,
Glasgow University's Imaging Centre for Excellence is based
at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
It is a collaboration of science, business and the NHS.
Here's our Health Correspondent, Lisa Summers
This pineapple is what we're using to test the scanner.
It's like our brains, mainly made out of water.
It isn't the most sophisticated research tool, but the perfect way
The imaging is so detailed, it unravels the layers of the
pineapple and it will do the same with our brain.
What brain processes give you is a prediction of
If you're on an escalator you're not moving, you
feel it in your body because you have the internal expectation it
Scientists say a better understanding of the way our
brain works can help medics work out what can cause it to go wrong.
The EU-funded project is led from the Imaging Centre for Excellence.
It is part of the campus at Scotland's largest
hospital, which officially opens this week, a collaboration of
business, NHS and Glasgow University.
The concept behind this is that scientists want
to tailor-make treatments to an individual's characteristics.
There isn't one breast-cancer or one ovarian cancer.
There are several subtypes and if we get it right, we get
the right drug to the right patient at the right
time and without causing any adverse reactions.
The centre will create around 400 jobs and generate ?88 million,
but there are concerns about the impact of Brexit.
The government says it will work to ensure the UK remains a world
leader in research but it is a worry for those
My entire lab is financed by EU money.
The money is very important to finance post-doctoral's and Ph.D.
Students, but on top of that, it allows us to work with the top
With the deal still to be brokered, the focuses on bringing in more
focused research to be a world leader in medicine.
A project to boost the number of golden eagles in Dumfries and
has secured a ?1.3 million funding award.
At the moment, there are fewer than four pairs of the bird
The Heritage Lottery cash will be used to bring young
The Scottish tourism industry "outperformed"
The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions said it saw an increase
of just over 7% across all its UK sites last year,
but in Scotland, the rise was over 15%.
The National Museum of Scotland topped the list,
with 1.8 million visitors. Edinburgh Castle was second.
Now, it is over to Anne Lundon, with the weather outlook
good evening. Sunshine was not in short supply over the weekend. Today
was no different. We had the top temperature in the Hall of the
United Kingdom in Scotland. 19 Celsius in Aviemore. In sharp
contrast, the Shetlands struggling at just eat Celsius. Overnight
maintaining, a trainee. More in the wee of cloud and we have been used
to in recent days. Temperatures dipping down to freezing in the
Northwest. Tomorrow morning, a eight o'clock, quite a contrast to what we
have been used to in the recent days. Perhaps some elderly greatness
in coastal areas in the West. Some light rain or drizzle through parts
of Orkney and Shetland. A lot of dry weather to come for most of us. East
of Scotland may have the odd shower. For the rest of the UK, some showery
outbreaks of rain. That will push north and reach the South of
Scotland later in the afternoon. The best of any brightness in the
south-east. A top temperature down South of 18 Celsius. Temperature is
returning to what would we expect at this time of year, 12-15 C. Rain
pushing north during the course of the evening. High-pressure moving
away. Low pressure dominating. Quite a cloudy and wet picture for more
spices on Wednesday. Most of the scenes some rain at some point.
Our next update is during Breakfast at 6.25am tomorrow morning.
But from everyone here on the late team in Glasgow, good night.