28/01/2017 Reporting Scotland


28/01/2017

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I'll be back for the late news at 10.10pm.

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BBC Scotland understands that plans for legislation to enable

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the development of the UK's first commercial spaceports have

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Prestwick Airport - one site which wants

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to to host a space-port - says any delay is unlikely

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Scotland's space industry is growing. But the satellites created

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Scotland's space industry is here have to be launched from other

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current trees. Scottish sides want to tap into this market and prepared

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the way for space tourism. There are firm plans to it for spaceport

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licenses. Under devolution max, spaces reserved Westminster that

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says the Brexit announcement, the government says there is no

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timetable for the introduction of the modern transport will all stop

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the UK industry for transport said it has been working hard on the bill

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but Parliamentary tribe has been limited by events such as Brexit. If

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the delay is short, it is not a problem. As I understand it, the UK

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Government are still very committed to launching the first rocket by

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2020. They are very keen for us to progress. I don't think there is any

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change in their intent. So those bidding for a spaceport are hoping

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it will still blast off as planned. Police are treating

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as attempted murder an attack The incident took place

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after the victim left a friend's The SNP Member of Parliament Chris

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Law has been cleared of any wrongdoing after a police

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investigation into his Mr Law - who represents Dundee West

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- was questioned in September in relation to his Spirit

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of Independence referendum The Crown Office confirmed that no

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further action would be taken. A public vote will decide

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which of 34 competing projects will share a ?40,000 fund to combat

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Islamophobia in Edinburgh. They include faith and arts schemes,

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and work with schools, The fund is backed by

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Police Scotland, Edinburgh Council It's to combat hate crimes such

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as a recent fire attack on Edinburgh mosque,

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and the personal abuse experienced We are well aware of the

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high-profile incidents and equally there is more crime going go on. And

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is an issue. One hate crime in the city is one too many. We can't

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tolerate any form of racism or xenophobia. We hope that project

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will let the platform. It is important that the seeds of peace

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are sowed in Edinburgh so the model can be regulated. -- replicated.

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A move to allow Universal Credit to be paid fortnightly is expected

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to benefit around 700,000 households, according

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Ministers say they're making the benefit more flexible under

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But the Scottish Conservatives said the SNP government has delayed

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taking on extra powers over most benefits for three years.

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Now football and in today's early game, a Rangers win at Motherwell

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moves them to second in the Premiership, behind Celtic.

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Kenny Miller scored the first, before American international

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Emerson Hyndman made it 2-0 on his first game for Rangers.

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And here are all today's Premiership results.

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There were wins for Kilmarnock and St Johnstone.

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Scotland's Paul Foster has reached the final

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of the World Indoor Bowls Championships.

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The four time Champion beat Englands Les Gillett.

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Then in the second semi Scotland's 2013 champion,

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Stewart Anderson missed out to England's Greg Harlow.

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Scotland's athletes have been out to impress now the door

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for 2018 Commonwealth Games qualification is open.

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And there was Scotland Native record set in the womans hurdles at todays

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Heather Paton with an impressive win to take the gold.

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It has been a miserable day. Cloudy, wet and cold but most of the rain on

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its way out to leave a try but cold night. There is the wet weather

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clearing away. There was some snow for a time. The rain pushes up to

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Shetland. Generally dry, cold, temperatures close to freezing. A

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cold, frosty start to Sunday. A wet and windy morning for Shetland but

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improving. By mid-afternoon, what a difference compared with today. Some

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crisp winter sunshine on the cards. Perhaps some thicker cloud in the

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South West. Little bit of wet weather here for a time but that

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will clear away and leave things to another dry, cold and frosty night.

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Our next update is tomorrow evening - at 6.20pm.

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Until then, from everyone here, enjoy the rest

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to go to Africa but business but I had to suspend my trouble and sit

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still and

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