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Dollar Academy girls make it three Scottish Senior Cups in a row

It’s the end of season and 
Dollar Academy has plenty to celebrate.

Rachel MacLean, left, and Rachel Andrew.

George Watson’s duo keep on winning national badminton titles

At last year’s Scottish Schools’ Championships, George Watson’s College’s Rachel Maclean and Aafreen Khan won the Junior (under-14) girls’ 

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The Merchiston Castle B team, left to right, Papon Sawatyanon, Cameron Adam and Lyle Murdoch

Merchiston ‘B’ team are kings of the Castle

It was an in-school battle, and it was Merchiston Castle’s B team that came out on top against Merchiston A in the Scottish National area final at Kings Acre.

Kyle Academys Ross Bulloch in action at Kelvin Hall. Picture: 
Lynne Marshall/

Kyle Academy maintain seven-year winning run

Aberdeen Grammar, Queensferry High and Kyle Academy all celebrated victory doubles at the Scottish School Cup finals at the newly refurbished Kelvin Hall in Glasgow.

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Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak, University of Glasgow

University to open £32m Imaging Centre of Excellence

The University of Glasgow will officially open its new state-of-the-art £32M Imaging Centre of Excellence (ICE) for precision medicine tomorrow.

Grant Feasey, senior design engineer at AES Solar. Picture: Marc Hindley

Scottish solar firm AES wins EU project backing

A Scottish manufacturer of solar panels is the only company of its kind in Europe to have been selected to work on an EU wide project which will promote the development of renewable technology.

There has been a growing interest in the cultivation of seaweeds for a variety of uses. Picture: Ian Georgeson/TSPL

Scottish seaweed industry prepares for commercial future

The first set of policy guidelines for the commercial cultivation of seaweed in Scotland have been published.

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd

Amber Rudd calls for access to encrypted messages to fight terror

Ministers have heaped pressure on internet companies to take action against extremists using their platforms, with the Home Secretary calling on social media providers to hand over the encrypted messages of terror suspects.

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A patients cancer journey leaves a data trail from diagnosis to treatment to recovery. Picture: PA

Chief medical officer calls for improvements in cancer care

A call for groundbreaking data science solutions to improve cancer care has been launched today.

Professor Andrew Biankin.

Glasgow scientists leading in pancreatic cancer treatment

GLASGOW scientists are set to receive up to £8 million from Cancer Research UK to lead a project that could transform pancreatic cancer trials in the UK, with patients being selected based on their individual tumour.

Nuria Oliver, head of research in data science at Vodafone, addresses the inaugural Data Summit at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. Picture: Simon Williams

How mobile phones could save lives in the developing world

Tech firms in Scotland have been challenged to help turn big data into a force for social good, writes Chris McCall

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With around 150 companies and a combined turnover of �1 billion, Scotland already has a vibrant and growing data sciences sector. Picture: John Devlin

David Smith: More support for Scotland’s growing data sector

A new programme of support will allow Scots firms to capitalise on data, writes David Smith

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Skyscanner is a Scottish digital tech success story. The number of jobs in the wider sector could rise to 150,000 by 2021. Picture: Contributed

Digital strategy could lead to tech jobs boost in Scotland

The digital technology workforce in Scotland could rise to 150,000 by 2021 as ministers place the sector at the centre of the country’s economic future.

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Scotland U15s edged out by Celtic in final warm-up game

Scotland U15s edged out by Celtic in final warm-up game

Scotland Under 15s’ third game of the friendlies campaign was a narrow 1-0 defeat by a strong Celtic Ladies Under-17 team at Toryglen in Glasgow.

The triumphant Stirling High School team.

Glasgow Rocks’ Kieron Achara returns as Stirling High win cup

Stirling High School’s close association with the Stirling Knights Club paid dividends with a 103-54 win over Hillhead High School in the boys’ Open Cup final at the Oriam in Edinburgh.

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Stewarts Melville take the lead against Loretto as Robbie Croll, out of picture, opens the scoring.
Picture: Mark Pugh

Stewart’s Melville celebrate a hockey cup double

Stewart’s Melville College had a great day at the Scottish Schools’ Cup finals at the National Hockey Centre in Glasgow, winning both the boys’ Open and Senior three trophies

Companies in every sector rely on data to sell their products and services. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Hugh Aitken: EU data transfer deal crucial to Scots businesses

An EU data transfer deal is essential to Scottish business success, writes Hugh Aitken

A revolution comes for one-handed texting. Picture: Michael Gillen

SWiM: an evolution in one-handed texting

THE growing popularity of mobile devices with large screens – called “phablets” – and also small screen wearable devices, such as smartwatches, is making interacting with them with one hand increasingly difficult.

Ruth Wilson and Rafe Spall in the National Theatre production of Hedda Gabler, which was screened as an Encore event at the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh. 
Picture: Jan Versweyveld

Rise of live streaming poses questions for Scottish theatre

The growing popularity of live streaming performances poses questions for Scottish theatres as well as audiences, writes Katie Hawthorne

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Wetherspoons customers will soon be able to order drinks via their phone without going to the bar.

Drinkers at Wetherspoons can now order drinks by phone

Drinkers at Wetherspoons pubs can now order booze on their phone without going to the bar.

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