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New Prestwick spaceport deal paves way for passenger liftoff

Transport 23

Scotland slips down world education rankings in key subjects

Scotland has fallen down international education rankings for core school subjects, according to a major world study.

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Nursery at Craiglockhart Poorhouse, c1895. Picture: City Archives.

Life in an Edinburgh poorhouse

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Brexit: Referendum gave ministers ‘right to trigger Article 50’

The UK’s highest court has been told the EU referendum gave ministers the right to trigger an exit from the bloc without the approval of MPs.

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Scottish banknotes are less likely to be counterfeited than those issued by the Bank of England. Picture: Sandy Young/TSPL

Are Scottish banknotes the most forged in the UK?

Financial

Scots woman ‘stabbed to death’ in Lapland is named

World

Online backlash as English chemists bans Scottish banknotes

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SFA Chief Executive Stewart Regan spoke to BBC Scotland over child abuse claims. Picture: SNS Group

SFA apologises over failure to deal with child abuse claims

News
Anya Storie holds a 3D printed ear. Picture: Contributed

3D technology gives youngster new ear for Christmas

News

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Government is prepared for defeat

Paris Gourtsoyannis
Paris Gourtsoyannis
Ian Cathro (right) speaks at his opening press conference as Hearts boss. Picture: PA

Ian Cathro on Hearts, media critics and the January window

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Josh Windass is wanted by Derby and Newcastle. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: English sides want Windass | Guardiola coy on Dembele link | MacPhee to pick between Hearts and SFA

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New Heart of Midlothian manager Ian Cathro (right) assistant manager Austin MacPhee (left) and owner Ann Budge. Picture: PA

Ian Cathro: Possibilities are limitless at Hearts

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Austin MacPhee is to be the Hearts assistant manager. Picture; SNS

Austin MacPhee announced as new Hearts assistant head coach

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Thomas Bjorn named Europe’s 2018 Ryder Cup captain

Golf

Champions League is priceless for Celtic’s development

Celtic 8

Brendan Rodgers: All the plaudits will not distract Dembele

Football

Robbie Neilson hails Ian Cathro as ‘great’ appointment by Hearts

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Ian Cathro poses after his appointment at Tynecastle

Hearts confirm Ian Cathro as new head coach

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Brad Stevens is the founder and chief executive of Bar Soba. Picture: Contributed

Growth on menu as Bar Soba lands £3m funding deal

Companies
Business leaders also called for targets on the amount of heat sourced from renewable energy. Picture: John Devlin

Energy efficiency drive could help create 9,000 jobs

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Brexit clouds are gathering over the finance sector, a major contributor to government coffers. Picture: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Financial sector pays 11.5% of total UK tax bill

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The finance sector paid 11.5% of the UK's total tax bill last year. Picture: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Scottish business wire: Finance tax | Retail | Iomart

Companies

Black Friday shoppers send non-food sales soaring

Retail

Profits surge at Glasgow cloud computing group Iomart

Tech

Still time to apply for farm support advance loans

Farming

Spring water start-up Uisge Source wins Russian sales

Retail
Cloud Global director Graeme Frater is to take charge at ACS Aviation. Picture: Contributed

Perth Airport operator takes off under new ownership

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Aidan Smith: Let’s save T in the Park - and get Theresa out of her leather breeks

Opinion 3

Still Game creators to limit live shows to avoid becoming ‘panto’

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Mystery cairn found on Braemar golf course

Environment
Donnie Campbell after completing his 24-hour Munro challenge.

Munro mountain record broken with 24 tackled in 24 hours

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