Capital Reports - Scotland

21 January 2017, 08:22

The top stories in Scotland updated throughout the day - listen on FM, Online and Digital

Saturday 21st January


Arrest Over Glasgow Attempted Murder

A man has been arrested in connection with an attempted murder on a busy city street.

A 32-year-old man was left with life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a car whilst walking with friends in Jamaica Street, Glasgow on January 11.

Officers said the incident was being treated as an attempted murder.

Police Scotland said on Friday that a 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal and the man is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday.


Trump Is US President: Scots Protest

Hours after becoming US president, Donald Trump's started the process of scrapping some of Barack Obama's key policies.

He's begun by targeting heath reforms, commonly called "Obamacare" - he's also promising changes in areas like energy, trade, jobs and growth.

There's another protest in Scotland today against Donald Trump's US Presidency.

Up to a thousand people are expected at the Sister March outside the US Consulate in Edinburgh. (11am)

There are more than 600 of the events taking place across the world to support diversity and equal rights.


Italy Coach Crash

It's reported 16 people have died after a coach - carrying students from Hungary - crashed in northern Italy.

Local media say dozens more were injured when the bus hit a pylon, bursting into flames on a motorway.

It happened near the city of Verona last night.


Italy Avalanche

Around 15 people still remain unaccounted for at an Italian hotel crushed by an avalanche.

Dozens were trapped when it happened hours after an earthquake in the country this week.

Nine survivors have been pulled from the rubble by rescue teams.


Scottish Cup 4th Round

A few sides will fancy their chances of causing an upset in the Scottish Cup fourth round later.

Junior side Bonnyrigg Rose are using Hearts' Tynecastle Stadium as their temporary home to take on holders Hibernian.

Another non-league team - Formartine - go to Premiership Partick.

Last season's runners-up Rangers welcome Motherwell.

Among the other top-flight teams in action, Aberdeen take on League One Stranraer - and Inverness are at League Two Elgin.

St Johnstone play third tier Stenhousemuir.


Rugby

Holders Saracens can guarantee a home quarter-final in rugby union's European Champions Cup with a win over Toulon in Pool 3 later.

Glasgow need victory at Leicester in Pool 1 to ensure they make it into the last-eight as one of the best runners-up.


Note 7 Report

We'll find out on Monday what caused some Samsung smartphones to catch fire.

There was a global recall of Note 7s in October after a number of users said their devices were overheating.

The technology giant ended up stopping production of the phones.

The results of an internal investigation will be revealed in the early hours of Monday.

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