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SNP’s Ian Blackford under fire over donation from Tory donor

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Nicola Sturgeons reading challenge has been taken up by about 75 per cent of schools in its first year. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Reading standards in Scotland falling behind UK, study warns

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Brian Monteith: Nationalism has become greatest enemy of devolution

Opinion 59
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Almost 60% of Scottish councils hit by cyber attacks

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SWA minimum pricing appeal begins at Supreme Court

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Scotland takes 1,800 Syrian refugees over last two years

Politics 16

Henry McLeish: What’s the matter with Westminster?

Opinion 8
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox, left, believes that Brexit should be wrapped up by the next general election. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Brexit transition deal could last until 2022, says Liam Fox

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Could Celtic striker Moussa Dembele be on his way back to France? Pic: Getty

Marseille open talks with Celtic over Moussa Dembele – reports

Celtic

Rumour Mill: Rangers to make final bid for duo | Zizou backs Ntcham

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Jordan Spieth celebrates on the 16th after holing his birdie putt. Picture Ian Rutherford

The Open: Jordan Spieth savours his ultimate high

Golf
Jordan Spieth kisses the Claret Jug after winning the Open with a sensational finish to his final round. Picture Ian Rutherford

The Open: Jordan Spieth’s spark of genius secures Claret Jug

Golf

Richie Ramsay needs positivity to succeed on the big stage

Golf

Matthew Southgate hopes to ‘make Carnoustie proud’ next year

Golf

The Open: Haotong Li enjoys a ‘dream come true’ after 63 secures third

Golf

Graham Dorrans sees signs of progress at Rangers

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Isma Goncalves is brought down by East Fifes Ben gordon to earn Hearts late penalty. Picture: SNS.

John Souttar picture perfect in remarkable Hearts comeback

Hearts 1

Where Hibs may look next after signing Deivydas Matulevicius

Craig Fowler
Jim Duffy has teamed up with Bill Morrow and Al Walker to launch the Moonshot Academy. Picture: Contributed

ESpark co-founder Jim Duffy launches new accelerator

Companies
Sujarda Herring joins Muckle Media as head of client services. Picture: Contributed

On the move: Latest appointments and promotions

Management
Builders are concerned about a 'major contraction' as key projects come to an end. Picture: Michael Gillen

Scotland’s economy: construction sector confidence crumbles

Companies
'GDPR will be a catalyst for innovation,' says The Data Lab's Brian Hills. Picture: John Devlin

Brian Hills: Advantages of new GDPR data protection rules

Tech

Brexit vote boosts income at law firm Morton Fraser

Law

Outdoor kit specialist Highlander on mission to double sales

Retail

Fordyce Maxwell: Reintroduce the lynx? Words almost fail me

Farming

Offshore engineer Aquaterra nets seven-figure funding

Companies
Maclay Murray & Spens chief Kenneth Shand, left, with Dentons' Jeremy Cohen. Picture: Contributed

Maclay Murray & Spens name to disappear in Dentons tie-up

Law 6

Bill Jamieson: The virtue – and necessity – of saving modestly

Bill Jamieson

Hotly-tipped comedy shows at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe

News
Extra rail services are to be laid on for the Edinburgh Festival. Picture Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

ScotRail announces extra services for Edinburgh Festival

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Frankie Boyle at The Stand Comedy Club. Picture: Robert Perry

The big name comedy acts at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017

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Jarvis Cocker brings Room 29 at the legendary Chateau Marmont Hotel to Edinburgh next month Picture: Peter H�nnemann

Jarvis Cocker on bringing Room 29 to the Edinburgh Festival

News
Auschwitz-Birkenau attracts over 1.5 million visitors each year. Picture: Getty Images

David Walsh: Why ‘dark tourism’ is essential

Opinion
Inveraray Castle, the ancestral home of the Clan Campbell. Picture:

50 things to do in Argyll this summer

Outdoors
British-caught cod is back on the menu for shoppers and diners who care if their fish is sustainable, a decade after stocks came close to collapse

Stephen Jardine: Net gains from return of North Sea cod

Opinion

Brian Ferguson: Leith Theatre is a gem of a venue

Brian Ferguson