Capital Reports - Scotland

20 May 2019, 07:52

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Monday 20th May


US And China Trade War Steps Up

Google has reportedly blocked WAH- way from using apps like Gmail and YouTube on its new smartphones.

It comes after President Trump signed an order last week, banning American companies from using equipment from sources considered a security risk.

The Chinese firm's been accused of spying - it denies the allegations.

 

Brexit Talks Resume

Theresa May's due to start discussions with senior ministers on a proposed new "bold offer" to MPs, in a final attempt to get her Brexit plans through Parliament.

Jeremy Corbyn says he hasn't seen anything new to change his mind and support the Prime Minister.

 

Fire In Edinburgh

An elderly woman's been taken to hospital after a fire in a flat in Edinburgh.

Crews were called out to the ground floor property on Northfield Farm Avenue just before 3am.

The fire's now out, we don't know the woman's condition.

 

Killie Clinch Third

The final day of the Premiership season ended with Kilmarnock clinching victory over Rangers, and a 3rd placed finish.

Manager Steve Clarke, who's expected to become the new Scotland boss this week, has led the Ayrshire club into Europe for the first time in nearly 20 years.

Elsewhere, Champions Celtic received the Premiership trophy at Parkhead after a 2-1 win over Hearts.

They play the Jambos again in next week's Scottish cup final, where they could claim the treble treble.

 

GOT Ends

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke says the show has "shaped" her as a "woman, an actor and a human being".

She's played Daenerys Targaryen through all eight seasons.

The last ever episode was aired in the UK early this morning - before a repeat tonight.