The Scotsman

SNP to press on with plans to scrap air passenger duty

THE Scottish Government is to press ahead with plans to scrap air passenger duty (APD) despite a majority of people who responded to a public consultation raising concerns about the move.

Politics 43
Post-Brexit has had 'no impact' on support for Independence. Picture: Ian Georgeson

‘No real shift’ in support for Scottish independence post-Brexit

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Driver’s horror as car bursts into flames at Newbridge

A DRIVER has told of the horrifying moment her car burst into flames on one of the Capital’s busiest roundabouts.

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The Bishop’s Isles: home to vikings, land raiders - and a giant called Peter

News 5

More protection needed for mountain hares, charity claims

News 9

523 children identified as potential online sex abuse victims

News 33

E.Coli outbreak in Scotland linked to blue cheese

Health 8
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Law Society of Scotland president Eilidh Wiseman is concerned by the proposals.
 Picture: Ian Rutherford

Lawyers fear court fees rise will affect ‘access to justice’

Politics 18
The Prevent programme requires teachers to report extremist behaviour or radicalised beliefs to authorities. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Proposed classroom terror scheme ‘will only increase racism’

Education 18

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Dugdale’s US insight handy at Holyrood

Emile Heskey in action for Bolton Wanderers. Picture: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Emile Heskey to Rangers? | Ambrose denies exit talk | Rangers warned off Preston striker

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Celtic's Leonardo Fasan (left) gives skipper Scott Brown a neck rub during training ahead of the game against Barcelona. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Celtic v Barcelona: John Kennedy defends Dublin fixture

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Jordan Rossiter made his debut for Rangers against Stranraer in the Betfred Cup. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS

Jordan Rossiter aims to give mentor Brendan Rodgers a lesson

Celtic 3
Celtic coach John Kennedy shows his skills as Celtic train ahead of their clash with Barcelona. Picture: SNS.

John Kennedy: Eoghan O’Connell is Celtic’s pre-season plus

Celtic 6

Interview: Jim Watt on his second retirement in boxing

Boxing 3

Craig Beattie excited to get going with Edinburgh City

Football 7

Rangers fan jailed for 4 months following Scottish Cup Final chaos


Five further arrests made over Scottish Cup final disorder

Scottish Cup
Kyle Lafferty spent four years at Ibrox. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Ex-Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty charged over betting misconduct

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BA owner IAG is revisiting plans for growth amid Brexit turbulence. Picture: Getty Images

BA owner IAG revisits growth plans amid Brexit uncertainty

Transport 3
Partner Elizabeth Roper is delighted at the project. Picture: Contributed

New biotech venture launched to focus on diseases like dementia

Tech 1

North Sea oil workers announce new 48-hour strike

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Diageo shrugs off Brexit threat as profits rise

Retail 1

Weir Group set for change as boss Keith Cochrane steps down


3,000 more jobs and 200 more branches to go at Lloyds Bank

Financial 6
Game Of Thrones  Rose Leslie as Ygritte. Picture: Contributed

Game of Thrones helps Sky leap to £8.3bn in revenues

The PYO is an ensemble defined by cultural identity. Picture: Contributed

Classical review: Palestine Youth Orchestra, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

The feelgood funk of the Average White Band has a timeless appeal despite its roots in the early 70s. Picture: Contributed

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival: Average White Band | James Taylor Quartet

The Pleasance Courtyard, one of Edinburgh's most popular Fringe venues. Picture: Pleasance Theatre Trust

Edinburgh Festival Fringe: 10 key venues

Looking for a bolthole in the capital during August can be a challenge - but plenty of options remain. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Edinburgh Festivals: Where to look for last-minute accommodation

Homes & Gardens