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I'll be back for the late news at 10.10pm.
BBC Scotland understands that plans for legislation to enable
the development of the UK's first commercial spaceports have
Prestwick Airport - one site which wants
to to host a space-port - says any delay is unlikely
Scotland's space industry is growing. But the satellites created
Scotland's space industry is here have to be launched from other
current trees. Scottish sides want to tap into this market and prepared
the way for space tourism. There are firm plans to it for spaceport
licenses. Under devolution max, spaces reserved Westminster that
says the Brexit announcement, the government says there is no
timetable for the introduction of the modern transport will all stop
the UK industry for transport said it has been working hard on the bill
but Parliamentary tribe has been limited by events such as Brexit. If
the delay is short, it is not a problem. As I understand it, the UK
Government are still very committed to launching the first rocket by
2020. They are very keen for us to progress. I don't think there is any
change in their intent. So those bidding for a spaceport are hoping
it will still blast off as planned. Police are treating
as attempted murder an attack The incident took place
after the victim left a friend's The SNP Member of Parliament Chris
Law has been cleared of any wrongdoing after a police
investigation into his Mr Law - who represents Dundee West
- was questioned in September in relation to his Spirit
of Independence referendum The Crown Office confirmed that no
further action would be taken. A public vote will decide
which of 34 competing projects will share a ?40,000 fund to combat
Islamophobia in Edinburgh. They include faith and arts schemes,
and work with schools, The fund is backed by
Police Scotland, Edinburgh Council It's to combat hate crimes such
as a recent fire attack on Edinburgh mosque,
and the personal abuse experienced We are well aware of the
high-profile incidents and equally there is more crime going go on. And
is an issue. One hate crime in the city is one too many. We can't
tolerate any form of racism or xenophobia. We hope that project
will let the platform. It is important that the seeds of peace
are sowed in Edinburgh so the model can be regulated. -- replicated.
A move to allow Universal Credit to be paid fortnightly is expected
to benefit around 700,000 households, according
Ministers say they're making the benefit more flexible under
But the Scottish Conservatives said the SNP government has delayed
taking on extra powers over most benefits for three years.
Now football and in today's early game, a Rangers win at Motherwell
moves them to second in the Premiership, behind Celtic.
Kenny Miller scored the first, before American international
Emerson Hyndman made it 2-0 on his first game for Rangers.
And here are all today's Premiership results.
There were wins for Kilmarnock and St Johnstone.
Scotland's Paul Foster has reached the final
of the World Indoor Bowls Championships.
The four time Champion beat Englands Les Gillett.
Then in the second semi Scotland's 2013 champion,
Stewart Anderson missed out to England's Greg Harlow.
Scotland's athletes have been out to impress now the door
for 2018 Commonwealth Games qualification is open.
And there was Scotland Native record set in the womans hurdles at todays
Heather Paton with an impressive win to take the gold.
It has been a miserable day. Cloudy, wet and cold but most of the rain on
its way out to leave a try but cold night. There is the wet weather
clearing away. There was some snow for a time. The rain pushes up to
Shetland. Generally dry, cold, temperatures close to freezing. A
cold, frosty start to Sunday. A wet and windy morning for Shetland but
improving. By mid-afternoon, what a difference compared with today. Some
crisp winter sunshine on the cards. Perhaps some thicker cloud in the
South West. Little bit of wet weather here for a time but that
will clear away and leave things to another dry, cold and frosty night.
Our next update is tomorrow evening - at 6.20pm.
Until then, from everyone here, enjoy the rest
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