Hollande brands IS killing of priest ‘cowardly assassination’

World 11

Tickets not being checked aboard ScotRail trains on strike days

ScotRail passengers may be travelling free on strike days because stand-in conductors are not checking tickets, The Scotsman has learned.

Transport 1
The Yes campaign may have lost the 2014 referendum, but a renewed push for independence has begun following the Brexit vote. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Could a second Scottish independence referendum be called?

Politics 166

Energy chiefs seek action on major off-shore wind farm

Renewables giants are demanding urgent action from Scottish ministers to resolve a legal action threatening plans for a major wind farm off the Fife coast.

Politics 4
The ringed guillemot was found on the Isle of Canna. Picture: Contributed

UK’s oldest seabird found on Hebridean island of Canna

UK

Dolly the Sheep’s four cloned ‘sisters’ ageing well

Tech 1

‘Drunk on duty’ Canadian pilots released on bail

News

16 amazing colourised images of Scotland in the 1890s

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Police Scotland need not be a centralised force. Picture: John Devlin

Alison Payne: Single police force needn’t be centralised

Opinion 1
Labours NEC said Jeremy Corbyn did not need to secure nominations to be on the leadership ballot. Picture: AFP/Getty

Court battle to keep Jeremy Corbyn off leadership ballot opens

Politics 1

Scott McNab: New laws don’t drive social change

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is still confident of a good result in Astana despite being hit by a number of defensive problems.

Defensive problems pile up for Celtic ahead of Euro tie

Football 2
Iain Vigurs (left) heads in to complete his hat-trick. Picture: SNS.

Dunfermline 1 – Inverness 5: Vigurs nets perfect hat-trick

Dunfermline

Hearts striker Tony Watt: I don’t deserve bad-boy reputation

Hearts 3

Niko Kranjcar and Joey Barton bring ‘class’ to Rangers

Rangers 10

Striker James McFadden appointed Motherwell assistant boss

Football
Nacho Novo celebrates a goal for Rangers against Maccabi Haifa in the 2006/07 UEFA Cup. Picture: SNS Group

Nacho Novo signs for Glentoran on one-year deal

Football 7
BT Openreach worker and van

BT under pressure from rivals after Ofcom Openreach ruling

Tech 2
A North Sea oil rig

Profits take a tumble at oil giant BP

News 1
A Macfarlane Group lorry

Glasgow’s Macfarlane Group to expand reach in England

Companies
RBS has warned customers could be charged interest rates if the market deteriorates. Picture: John Devlin

RBS warns of negative interest charges if base rate falls

Financial

MPs call for commission to shake up banking watchdog

Financial 4

Green branded ‘unacceptable face of capitalism’ over BHS actions

UK 5
Homes near a Waitrose are typically worth �38,666 more. Picture: TSPL

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

UK 5
Edinburgh Hogmanay 2015 celebrations, New Year 2016, Princes Street. Picture; Ian Georgeson,

Edinburgh Hogmanay street party tickets on sale tomorrow

News 5
Performers appearing from around the world at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo have helped attract a record number of visitors. Picture: Getty

Value of Edinburgh’s festival soars to £313m in five years

Lifestyle 2
Mark Rylance is mostly terrific as the BFG and Ruby Barnhill is sweet as ten-year-old orphan Sophie, but Steven Spielbergs film never really takes flight the way it should. Picture: Storyteller Distribution

Film review: The BFG | Star Trek Beyond | Chevalier

Film
A straight line of cairns leads to the large summit cairn and weather station beyond. Picture: Nick Drainey

Walk of the week: Munros challenge - Cairn Gorm

Travel 1