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Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland needs free movement of people

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Passengers hit by fresh disruption as rail strikes continue

Rail passengers were hit by more travel disruption across Scotland yesterday after the RMT union held another one-day strike in its ongoing dispute with ScotRail.

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Lord Bracadale will oversee the interests of public and journalists. Picture: Lesley Donald

Top judge appointed ‘spy tsar’ in wake of police snooping row


Alan Cumming apologises for ‘stupid English people’ Brexit remarks

Scottish actor Alan Cumming last night apologised on Twitter for remarks made in an interview blaming “stupid English people” for the vote to leave the EU.

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21,000 people now work in the green energy sector in Scotland. Picture: John Devlin

Future of Scotland’s renewable energy industry ‘at risk’


Doctor behind campaign to humanise patient care dies aged 34


Brian Monteith: Davidson and Dugdale can show Sturgeon is wrong

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Scots academic held captive in Beirut for 6 years dies aged 85

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Man in serious condition after jet ski crash on Loch Lomond

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Jeremy Corbyn opponents are trying to ‘destroy’ Labour Party

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Lesley Riddoch: Brexit-lite may appeal to Yes switherers

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Kolo Toure leaves Ross Hall after a medical at Celtic. Picture: SNS Group

Kolo Toure ‘privileged’ to play for Celtic after completing move

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Chris Hoy slams IOC for rejecting total Rio Games ban for Russia

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Bryan Jackson: Hearts’ Euro strife nothing to admin horror

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

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Hearts Sam Nicholson calls on fans to lay off Robbie Neilson

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Green branded ‘unacceptable face of capitalism’ over BHS actions

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‘Waitrose effect’ can make home worth £38,000 more


Superglass agrees to £8.7m bid from Russian tycoon


Planners give green light to Cumbernauld retail park


What are Scotland’s bosses reading on holiday?


Edinburgh office market rides out referendum storm

Alliance Trust chairman Lord Smith of Kelvin. Picture: Neil Hanna

Alliance making ‘good progress’ with strategic review

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Travel review: Throw caution to the wind on Fuerteventura

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