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Weather: Windy with gales in places

Sleet and snow in Scotland with gales likely further south Credit: Met Office

Some rain will push eastwards across the north, bringing sleet and snow to parts of Scotland, with snow accumulations likely, even to low levels. Wintry showers are then expected here later.

Further south it will be windy with gales likely even inland, locally severe, and a squally band of rain will move southwards through the afternoon.

Maximum temperature of 13 Celsius (55F).

Speculation mounts over motive behind abortion clinic shooting

At the time of his arrest the suspected gunman reportedly said 'no more baby parts' Credit: Reuters

The man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado reportedly said "no more baby parts" while he was being arrested.

The reports by NBC News and other US media have fuelled speculation the attack was linked to a controversy around Planned Parenthood's role in delivering fetal tissue to medical researchers.

However, there has been no official word on what motivated the man who mounted the attack in which three people were killed.

The media reports cited unidentified law enforcement sources.


Fury beats Klitschko to claim world heavyweight titles

Fury won on points at the fight in Dusseldorf Credit: Reuters

British boxer Tyson Fury has beaten champion Wladimir Klitschko to snatch the Ukrainian's world heavyweight titles.

Fury won on points at the fight in Dusseldorf, becoming the first Briton to hold a world heavyweight crown since 2009.

Undefeated Fury, who improved his record to 25-0, now has the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO belts.

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