Capital Reports - Scotland

22 August 2017, 13:16

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

Tuesday 22nd August 


Child Rapist Jailed

A delivery driver's been jailed for eight years raping an 11 year-old girl in Clydebank.

The judge at the High Court in Edinburgh told Paul Colquhoun he'd stolen his victim's childhood.

Inquest Into Murderer Suicide

Stefano Brizzi, the man who murdered a Scottish policeman, was found hanged in prison, around a month after being taken off suicide watch, an inquest's heard.

The Italian national had been serving a life sentence for killing PC Gordon Semple in April last year.

Terrorist Admits Plan

Sources in Spain say one of the suspects being held over last week's terror attacks has admitted a much bigger atrocity was planned.

Mohamed Houli Chem-lal's one of four men being interrogated in a court.

Tourists to Return To Tunisia

Thomas Cook's started selling holidays to Tunisia for the first time since a terror attack in 2015 killed 30 Brits, including four Scots.

The Foreign Office had been advising against travel there, but updated its guidance last month.

Stormzy's Outrage Over Drug Link

Stormzy's accused the Metropolitan Police of linking drugs raids it's carrying out to this weekend's Notting Hill Carnival - asking if the same is done for other events.

Scotland Yard says officers are stopping offences that could affect the event's safety.

2018 Commonwealth Games Baton In Glasgow

The Queen's Baton Relay's been touring Glasgow on the Scottish leg of its journey ahead of next year's Commonwealth Games.

The city hosted the event in 2014.



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