The Scotsman

Don’t rush second independence referendum, says ex-SNP chief

Politics

Stress warning over SNP primary school tests plan

Nicola Sturgeon’s plans for testing primary school children risk stressing pupils, parents and teachers, a new report has warned.

Education 3
The new PM is making herself at home by framing quotes from the speech she delivered upon accepting office.  Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Theresa May replaces No.10 paintings with her own speech quotes

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Scots diplomat recalls bagpipes and bloodshed with Idi Amin

When Britain broke off diplomatic relations with Uganda in the summer of 1976, it was the first time it had severed ties with a Commonwealth nation.

World 1
Jennifer Jones with her two dogs and an Eevee. Picture: John Devlin

Insight: Do we need a cure from the Pokémon bug?

Opinion

SNP slam government for ‘gross misjudgment’ over pension age

UK

Scottish writer’s role in Great War propaganda campaign

Books

Labour urges action ahead of rail strike

Transport
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Boris Johnson is confident about striking a deal over access to the single market. Picture: Yana Paskova/Getty Images

Boris Johnson ‘confident’ about deal over single market

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Euan McColm: If May needs a mandate, Corbyn will oblige

Euan McColm
Euan McColm
Neil Doncaster says clubs deserve credit for merging the SPL and the SPFL. Pic: SNS

Doncaster: Game coped ‘remarkably well’ with Rangers’ plight

Rangers 17
Kolo Toure in Glasgow, where he was expected to sign a one-year deal with Celtic. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Kolo Toure’s Celtic arrival hasn’t closed door on ‘wild card’

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Eoghan OConnell of Celtic vies for possession with Leonardo Ulloa of Leicester. 
Picture: Ian MacNicol/Getty

Celtic 1-1 Leicester: English champions win on penalties

Celtic 4
Hearts Sam Nicholson

Hearts Sam Nicholson calls on fans to lay off Robbie Neilson

Hearts 7

Hibs chief Leeann Dempster set to make noise amongst the men

Hibernian 5

Mark Robertson: The Melrose connection to Rio’s sevens

Rugby union

John Greig amazed Rangers legend Wallace not in Hall of Fame

Rangers 13

St Johnstone 3-0 Falkirk: Bairns end up in spot of bother

League Cup 1
Celtic target Kolo Toure is spotted at Ross Hall this morning. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: Celtic close in on Toure deal| Hearts’ Johnsen signing row| Rodgers interested in Turkish defender Kaldirim

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Ken Munro is set to stay on as Superglass boss following the takeover. Picture: Contributed

Superglass agrees to £8.7m bid from Russian tycoon

Companies
Plans for the Westfield retail park in Cumbernauld have been approved. Picture: Contributed

Planners give green light to Cumbernauld retail park

Retail
Holiday reading material. Picture: Paul Chappells/TSPL

What are Scotland’s bosses reading on holiday?

Management
Analysis reveals that a total of 180,000 square feet was let in the city centre following a large number of lease renewals  a result that was in line with a year earlier. Picture: TSPL

Edinburgh office market rides out referendum storm

Companies

Alliance making ‘good progress’ with strategic review

Financial

Aldi signed up as Scottish beer awards sponsor

Retail

MBN Solutions backs £7,000 place on data ‘boot camp’

Tech 1

Record numbers stack up for jobs consultancy Search

Companies
'Green Room', by John Maher, shows an abandoned croft on North Uist

Exhibition explores abandoned crofts on Outer Hebrides

Art
The Edinburgh International Festival celebrates its 70th anniversary. Picture: Neil Hanna

EIF’s 70th anniversary plans to be rethought in wake of Brexit

Theatre 18
Ian Rankin will be one of several high-profile figures to perform the show. Picture: PA

Ian Rankin to help read Chilcot Report in its entirety at Fringe show

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Terry Pratchett's book The Wee Free Men to be made into a movie. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

Terry Pratchett book The Wee Free Men to be made into movie

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