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Scotland’s most deprived areas revealed

News 22

Ministerial code update stops aides sitting on policy area committee

A RULE change is to be made to prevent backbenchers who are appointed as ministerial aides from serving on the Holyrood committee chiefly responsible for scrutinising their boss.

Politics 22
Justice Minister, Michael Matheson (right) with Police Scotland Chief Constable, Phil Gormley. Picture: Michael Gillen

Chris Marshall: Time to face the elephant in the numbers room

Opinion 6

Currency choice by Yes camp a mistake - Stiglitz

A Nobel prize-winning Scottish Government adviser has said the SNP’s plan to keep the UK pound after independence was a mistake and urged Scotland to consider its own currency.

Politics 278
Travel firm's 'cruise' involved publicly-funded CalMac ferry. Picture: John Devlin

‘Island cruise’ ad banned after complaint it used public ferry

News 1

Theresa May: No vote for MPs on triggering Article 50

UK 85

Leaders: Like it or loathe it, Brexit is fact and we must face it

Opinion 36

Euan McColm: Gene Wilder’s genius was a gift to humanity

Opinion 5
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Mobile phones background. Pile of different modern smartphones. 3d

Edinburgh University team salvage gold from mobiles

News 3

Scott Macnab: Economic reality bites for Nicola Sturgeon

Scott Macnab
Scott Macnab
Celtic have been linked with Juventus star Hernanes.

Transfer Deadline Day Live Blog: Celtic eye Hernanes | Gers want Diagouraga | Hibs keen on Polish defender

Celtic 154
Lee Wallace has been called up to the Scotland squad alongside Hearts striker Tony Watt. Picture: SNS

Watt & Wallace get Scotland call-up as Celtic stars drop out

Scotland 45
Andy Murray celebrates during the Men's Singles match against Lukas Rosol Picture: Getty

Andy Murray reaches second round of US Open

News 1
New Celtic signing Cristian Gamboa has two important World Cup qualifiers coming up with Costa Rica. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Celtic new boy Cristian Gamboa to fly back for Rangers clash

Celtic 6

Russell Knox vows to prove Darren Clarke wrong on Ryder snub

Golf 8

Even in Costa Rica, Celtic is a big club - Cristian Gamboa

Celtic 6

Oliver Burke set to show he’s a big deal for Scotland – McCann

Jozo Simunovic impressed for Celtic last season before injury intervened. Picture: John Devlin

Celtic defender Jozo Simunovic in talks with Torino - reports

Celtic 14
Tesco Bank employs about 1,900 staff in Edinburgh. Picture: Jane Barlow

Tesco Bank jobs at risk under Edinburgh office move

Exova said it was on track to meet City hopes despite the weak oil and gas market. Picture: Contributed

Exova downbeat on short-term oil and gas prospects

Companies 1
Exova said it was on track to meet City hopes despite the weak oil and gas market. Picture: Contributed

Scottish business wire: Exova | Hotels | James Donaldson | Tech

Companies 1
From left: Waracle technical director Mike Wharton, business development director David Romilly and ScottishPower head of digital Craig Paterson. Picture: Contributed

App business Waracle bags seven-figure partnership


Keepmoat ‘taken aback’ by demand for housing projects


Commsworld dials up energy client wins in Aberdeen


Dundee University secures £40m financing facility


Petrofac returns to profit after surge in revenues

News 3
Prunella Scales and John Cleese in Fawlty Towers, a high watermark for TV comedy that the BBC isnt touching in its rush to remake. Picture: BBC

Aidan Smith: Are we being well-served by elderly sitcoms remakes?

Opinion 4
Picture: Ruairidh Macdonald

Photographer captures Milky Way from North Uist

News 8
Biffy Clyro. Picture: Contributed

Gig review: Biffy Clyro, Glasgow, 4 stars

Music 3
Alan Cumming and his dog Lala take to the Charlotte Square stage. Picture: Getty

Alan Cumming the hottest ticket at final Book Festival weekend

Books 1