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The tax has been described as 'ill-suited' and 'poor'.

Experts say Scottish Government’s property tax is ‘flawed’

Politics 50
Marine Le Pen is swiftly attempting to rebrand herself as an on-your-side woman of the people, says Euan McColm. Picture: Getty Images

Euan McColm: French show there is room in the centre ground

Opinion 3
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SNP MP calls on Greens not to stand in Tory target seats

News 85

Plans to fit all Scottish police officers with body cameras

Politics 20

Brexit without a deal ‘as damaging as independence’ says Dugdale

Politics 106
St Andrews University is ranked highest in latest UK university guide. PICTURE: NEIL HANNA

St Andrews University ranked third in UK guide

Education 8
ScotRail passengers have already endured months of disruption during previous stages of the upgrading work.

ScotRail disruption from upgrading work to last till December

Transport 15

Rumour Mill: Lafferty open to Rangers return | Miller to get new contract | Houston slams Dunfermline

Premiership 78
Former England international Lewis Moody. Picture: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Scottish players ‘can’t deal with pressure’ - Lewis Moody

Scotland 8
Neil Lennon was given a four-game ban in total - two of which are suspended. Picture: Scott Louden

Hibs boss Neil Lennon handed two-game ban for touchline spat

Hibernian 1
Moussa Dembele clutches his hamstring during the Scottish Cup semi-final against Rangers. Picture: John Devlin

Celtic striker Moussa Dembele set to miss Scottish Cup final

Celtic 5

Callum McGregor: Last game at Ibrox was turning point for me

Celtic 1

Danny Swanson kicks off Neil Lennon’s plan for Hibs’ future

Hibernian 8

Chris Humphreys sees caring side of Hibs manager Neil Lennon

Hibernian

Henry Pyrgos calls for winning finale to Warriors season

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Callum McGregor netted Celtic's opening goal in Sunday's 2-0 Scottish Cup semi-final win over Rangers. Picture: SNS

Why Callum McGregor is Celtic’s John O’Shea

Celtic 4

9 of the worst dives in Scottish football history

ScottishPower's boss said customers should shop around for the best deal. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA

ScottishPower says bill cap could harm competition

News
The Triodos debit card will be made from a renewable alternative to plastic. Picture: Contributed

Ethical bank Triodos to launch first current account

Financial
Santander warned of a 'potentially more challenging' economic outlook as it revealed lower UK profits. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Santander profits fall amid plunge in Brexit-hit pound

Financial
Costa Koulisakis of Simaudio, left, with John Carroll of Edinburgh-based Renaissance Audio. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Edinburgh hi-fi specialist makes big noise with Moon

Retail

Lloyds to start compensating victims of HBOS fraud

Financial

‘UK must change policy or risk farming’s future’

Farming 2

Jim Duffy: Phone call better than spate of emails

Management

£5m prize fund launched to help de-stress ‘stifled’ SMEs

Management
Entrepreneurial Scotland chief Sandy Kennedy, left, with Bob Hair, head of Cazenove Capital in Edinburgh. Picture: Contributed

Cazenove gets on board with Entrepreneurial Scotland

Financial

Martin Flanagan: Clouds in Whitbread’s coffee cup

Becky Holdstock and Rob Everitt walked up Ben More to get married, with dogs Benny and Lindy in attendance. Picture: Richard Kellett

Couple have white wedding at the top of Ben More on Mull

Outdoors
Alexander McCall Smith 44 Scotland Street - Daily novel in the Scotsman

44 Scotland Street: Stuart has lunch

Books
Creation Records co-founder Alan McGee, from Mount Florida, made his big break when he discovered Oasis playing in Glasgow. Picture: Andy Paradise/REX/Shutterstock

Aidan Smith: There’s no need to ‘put a kilt’ on Welsh’s very Scottish film

Opinion 3
Three topiary heads created by Michael Kaplan in his garden. Picture: SWNS

Edinburgh man spends 2,000 hours sculpting ‘head’ hedges

News 3

Brian Ferguson: tourism is vital to Edinburgh’s economy