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Labour targeting just three key seats in Scotland

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson accused the First Minister of treating the electorate as 'fools'

Davidson: Sturgeon told a ‘whopper’ over election and indyref2

Politics 51
Armed police carried out out a raid. Picture; Ian Rutherford

Woman shot and four arrested in anti-terrorism operation


Jailed marine freed after Taliban killing


White powder package threat to Scots politicians


Knifeman arrested on terror charges in Whitehall

Minister Jeane Freeman. Picture: Contributed

Private firms barred from role in Scottish benefits system

Politics 9
St Cecilia's Hall in Edinburgh is to reopen next month after a two-year, �6.5million redevelopment.
 Picture: Neil Hanna

Modern makeover for Scotland's oldest concert hall revealed

Celtic captain Scott Brown was named man of the match for his display against Celtic in the Scottish Cup semi-final. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Scott Brown ‘most influential player in Scotland’

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Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha, right, showed his feistier side when he looked back on last Sundaysdefeat by Celtic. Picture: SNS.

Pedro Caixinha: Wounded pride is Rangers spur against Celtic

Rangers 14
Jason Cummings believes Hibs will surprise a lot of opponents next season. Picture: SNS.

Goals will be no problem in Premiership says Jason Cummings

Hibernian 1
Aaron Hughes is seen by Ian Cathro is a vital player in his plans. Picture: SNS.

Ian Cathro intent on keeping Hearts defender Aaron Hughes

Hearts 3

Jamie McCart: ICT relegation fight is teaching me a lot


Jim O’Brien: Celtic draw gives Staggies belief


Scottish football didn’t care as Third Lanark slipped away

Football 5

Man City 0-0 Man Utd: Fellaini sees red for headbutt

English 4
George Turner will get a rare start for Edinburgh tonight following a chat between coach-in-waiting Richard Cockerill and acting coach Duncan Hodge. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS/SRU

Coach-to-be Richard Cockerill helps pick Edinburgh team

Guinness Pro12

The 12 best centre-backs in Scottish football right now

RBS, 72% owned by the taxpayer, has made its first profit since the third quarter of 2015. Picture: John Devlin

Royal Bank of Scotland posts first profit since 2015

'There is a real buzz within the firm,' said Thorntons joint managing partner Craig Nicol. Picture: Contributed

Law firm Thorntons targets further growth in Edinburgh

Farmers saw their incomes slashed again last year. Picture: Neil Hanna

Farm incomes slashed by almost 50% in one year

Brian Wilson said the US blockade on Cuba was a 'crazy' policy. Picture: Greg Macvean

Brian Wilson slams US as Cuba energy project launches

News 14

Skyscanner chief honoured at digital technology awards


Economy’s ‘resilience’ gives housebuilders a boost


Pret A Manger hunts for British staff to plug Brexit gap

Retail 5

Martin Flanagan: LSE puts on a brave profitable face

Children's book sales increased by 16 per cent last year.  Picture: Alex Hewitt

Record books sales as e-reading loses out to words on a page


44 Scotland Street: Distressed oatmeal


Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Lifestyle 16

New walking trail gives stunning views of Peebles valleys


Brian Ferguson: tourism is vital to Edinburgh’s economy