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Senior judge appointed to head public child abuse inquiry

News

Court orders independence campers to leave Scottish Parliament

A SENIOR judge has given the go ahead for “selfish” and “arrogant” independence campers to be evicted from the grounds of the Scottish Parliament.

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Thousands of Scots took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge in August 2014. Picture: Alastair Pryde/JP Resell

Scots campaigners welcome Ice Bucket Challenge breakthrough

Charities

Artist brings new vision to Burns Monument with female statue

THE temple-like building has been one of Edinburgh’s most iconic landmarks for almost two centuries – but for most of its life has been closed to the public.

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The Up Helly Aa Vikings from Shetland. Picture: Neil Hanna/TSPL

Vikings were buried with board games to beat boredom

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Scotland may see recession thanks to Brexit volatility

Politics 24

Photo of Donald Trump’s mother Mary Trump goes viral

News 27

Smith fears Labour could splinter if Corbyn remains as leader

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The number of children reported to have gone on to railway lines in the summer has jumped by 18 per cent between 2013 and 2015. Picture: TSPL

Young Scots warned against playing on rail tracks

News
Prime Minister Theresa May meets Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster, left, and her deputy Martin McGuinness at Stormont. Picture: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Bill Jamieson: ‘Brexit means Brexit’ means what?

Opinion 10

Tom Peterkin: Talk of indyref2 is premature

Brendan Rodgers watched his side fight back from a goal down. Picture: Getty

Brendan Rodgers hails ‘outstanding result’ for Celtic

Celtic 13
Leigh Griffiths fires Celtic level with 12 minutes to go. Picture: SNS

Astana 1 - 1 Celtic: Leigh Griffiths rescues Hoops

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Graeme Shinnie believes last seasons Europa League disappointment will fire the Dons to success tonight. Picture: SNS

Last year’s Europa League disappointment to ‘fire up’ Aberdeen

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Aberdeen Football Club is to fund half the costs of new statium, shown in this artists' impression, by selling Pittodrie. Picture: Contributed

Aberdeen FC to fund new stadium costs by selling Pittodrie

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Dundee sell last season’s top scorer Kane Hemmings to Oxford

Dundee 6

Edinburgh City 2-4 Hamilton: Premiership side survive scare

League Cup 1

Edinburgh City sign ex-Celtic & Hearts striker Craig Beattie

Football 1

Hibs request meetings with fans over cup final disorder

Hibernian
Taylor Wimpey said it is business as usual after it boosted profits and shrugged off uncertainty surrounding Britain's referendum on the EU. Picture: PA

Confidence from Taylor Wimpey in spite of Brexit

Companies
Bosses at Shawbrook say it's too early to know how Brexit will affect the market. Picture: Getty

Shawbrook’s profits up but says too soon to judge Brexit effect

Business
Steve Dean, of Lookers Audi, says the businesss workforce in Scotland has grown from 400 to 500. Picture: contributed

Car retailer Lookers set to drive growth in Scotland

Retail
GlaxoSmithKline has dismissed Brexit jitters and will invest in its UK manufacturing sites. Picture: PA

GlaxoSmithKline waves aside Brexit fears in big investment

Companies 4

Marston’s welcomes sales boost thanks to Euro 2016

Retail

Takeover target tech firm Arm Holdings boosts Q2 profits

Tech

BT under pressure from rivals after Ofcom Openreach ruling

Tech 6
A North Sea oil rig

Profits take a tumble at oil giant BP

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Performers appearing from around the world at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo have helped attract a record number of visitors. Picture: Getty

Value of Edinburgh’s festival soars to £313m in five years

Lifestyle 3
Mark Rylance is mostly terrific as the BFG and Ruby Barnhill is sweet as ten-year-old orphan Sophie, but Steven Spielbergs film never really takes flight the way it should. Picture: Storyteller Distribution

Film review: The BFG | Star Trek Beyond | Chevalier

Film
A straight line of cairns leads to the large summit cairn and weather station beyond. Picture: Nick Drainey

Walk of the week: Munros challenge - Cairn Gorm

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The pool complex at Barcelo Jandia Mar. Picture: Colin Heggie

Travel review: Throw caution to the wind on Fuerteventura

Travel