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Theresa May promises hard Brexit to build ‘global Britain’

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Flight Officer Jack Chen uses binoculars at an observers window on a Royal Australian Air Force P-3 Orion during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in Southern Indian Ocean, Australia. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)

Search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 ends

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Derek Mackay insisted that the overall council funding is up. Picture: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

Derek Mackay under fire over local tax rises as services axed

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Relations between teachers and the national exam board are 'near breaking point.' Picture: TSPL

Teacher and Scottish exam board relations ‘near breaking point’

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Man shot outside Glasgow school in suspected gangland attack

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US links to exiled 17th Century Scots soldiers revealed

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Ex-Ukip chairman Arthur Thackeray admits making vulgar calls

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Scotland looking for ‘more give’ from UK over Brexit

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A picture taken on June 27, 2015, shows the cordoned-off beach in the aftermath of a shooting attack. (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)

Tunisian police deliberately delayed arrival to beach massacre, inquest hears

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Steve Smith, from County Durham, a member of English Scots for Yes, campaigns outside the Scottish Parliament in 2014. Picture: Toby Williams

English Scots for Yes prepares for possible Indyref2 vote

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Flags flown at half mast outside the Scottish Parliament. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Scrapping EU freedom of movement ‘will damage Scotland’

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon warned a second independence referendum may be the only way to avoid a damaging Brexit. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Nicola Sturgeon: Indyref2 now a "fundamental" society question

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teachers and pupils continue to achieve results despite  not because of  the system.

Leader comment: No talking in class – it’s time to listen to teachers

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Volunteers working for Borders furniture reuse charity Home Basics sort out items at its Walkerburn depot for a Christmas toy sale. More people are volunterring to help care for people.

Leader comment: Volunteer to help us all out

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In the UK, you are far more likely to be treated by an immigrant than miss out on a hospital bed because of one. Picture: PA Wire

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Migrant pressure based on a myth

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Theresa May promises hard Brexit to build ‘global Britain’

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Teacher and Scottish exam board relations ‘near breaking point’

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Derek Mackay under fire over local tax rises as services axed

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Ex-Ukip chairman Arthur Thackeray admits making vulgar calls

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Safety checks are being carried out on the Forth Rail Bridge. Picture Rob McDougall

Trains running as normal after Forth Bridge safety checks

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Ryanair have announced a flash sale. Picture; Neil Hanna

Ryanair launch Blue Monday flash sale

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People stand with snow sledges behind the closed snow gates in Spital of Glenshee, United Kingdom.   (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Scotland weather: Winter’s icy grip will be loosened over weekend

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Union warns against British Transport Police merger plans

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Scotland’s weather: New warning issued for more snow and ice

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Holyrood committee to examine plans to cut air passenger duty

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Leader comment: ScotRail buys time but clock is still ticking

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Alastair Dalton: Humza Yousaf becoming a Twitter trailblazer

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Scotland warned to embrace Fintech or risk consequences

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teachers and pupils continue to achieve results despite  not because of  the system.

Leader comment: No talking in class – it’s time to listen to teachers

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Relations between teachers and the national exam board are 'near breaking point.' Picture: TSPL

Teacher and Scottish exam board relations ‘near breaking point’

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Council chief execs question need for “disruptive” school reforms

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Pupils from Dyke Primary School in Moray feature in Tatler magazine. Picture: Contributed

Society mag Tatler puts Moray primary in ‘top school’ list

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New plans are set to give schools sweeping new powers over budgets and hiring staff. Picture: Michael Gillen

Scots headteacher recruitment crisis ‘could get worse’

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Teachers given online tool to raise classroom attainment

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Hard Brexit could be ‘biggest disaster’ in years for universities

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Private school sector ‘robust’ despite Brexit uncertainty

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Scottish think tank slam free nursery system as ‘unfair’

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Air pollution is the leading preventable cause of early death globally, with traffic fumes a major contributory factor.

Ilona Amos: Steps must be taken to slash toxic fumes and save lives

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The potatoes are harvested months before traditional crops

Scottish tattie set to be given protected status by European Union

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Salmon fishing season opens on the River Tay. Picture: Lisa Ferguson/TSPL

‘Dry’ Tayside salmon river tributary reopens after 60 years

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High demand to learn CPR to save animals in emergencies

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Air pollution on Scots streets ‘causing public health crisis’

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Volunteers working for Borders furniture reuse charity Home Basics sort out items at its Walkerburn depot for a Christmas toy sale. More people are volunterring to help care for people.

Leader comment: Volunteer to help us all out

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In the UK, you are far more likely to be treated by an immigrant than miss out on a hospital bed because of one. Picture: PA Wire

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Migrant pressure based on a myth

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A gentle stroll may help to work off the pounds just as effectively as a strenuous workout in the gym or a long run. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Gentler exercise ‘can be just as effective’ as intense activity

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Only extreme weight gain had an affect on adult offspring. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Pregnancy weight gain not linked to early death in adulthood

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Thousands of over-55s in Scotland plan to volunteer. Picture: Getty Images/Purestock

Thousands of elderly volunteers help ease health care crisis

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Joy Attwood(L) fighting cancer for a second time at home in Wawne, Yorshire with her sister Jennie. Picture: SWNS

Dying mum can fulfil dream to see Northern Lights in Scotland

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Gentler exercise ‘just as effective’ as intense activity

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Dame Sally Davies: ‘Superbugs could make cancer untreatable’

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Alan Sugar undergoes heart procedure in America

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Scotland’s most polluted streets revealed amid health concerns

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Alcohol charity urges Holyrood to target middle-class drinkers

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George Michael. Picture: SWNS

George Michael died ‘of accidental drugs overdose’

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Volunteers working for Borders furniture reuse charity Home Basics sort out items at its Walkerburn depot for a Christmas toy sale. More people are volunterring to help care for people.

Leader comment: Volunteer to help us all out

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Bill Jamieson: Time to cash in after the market surge?

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Theresa May promises hard Brexit to build ‘global Britain’

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Thousands of elderly volunteers help ease health care crisis

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DJ Jackmaster was present at the closing party of the BPM Festival in Mexico.

Scots DJ tells of Mexico shooting horror

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Flight Officer Jack Chen uses binoculars at an observers window on a Royal Australian Air Force P-3 Orion during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in Southern Indian Ocean, Australia. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)

Search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 ends

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Civilians in the former rebel-held Zebdiye district in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

UN chiefs say world ‘must not stand silent’ on Aleppo victims

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The US' detention centre at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. Picture: AP

Oman agrees to take Guantanamo inmates at Obama’s request

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Scottish swimmer David Wilkie celebrates after beating his 200 m breast stroke record during the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, July 1970.

Ex-Olympian David Wilkie quits local pool after being told off for swimming too fast

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Presents given to animal charity by youngster Zoe. Picture: SSPCA

Scottish SPCA want to find little girl Zoe to say thanks

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Prime Minister Theresa May speaking during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. Picture; PA

Theresa May to feature in edition of American Vogue

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The hand clasp grip used on Casper is exactly the same as for a human patient. Picture: John Devlin

High demand to learn CPR to save animals in emergencies

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Scotland’s weather: Temperatures set to be hotter than Barcelona next week

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Henrik Larsson wins two contestants the Pointless jackpot

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River Ness bird’s underwater exploits an online sensation

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Dandy characters to be reborn in McCartney collection

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George Michael. Picture: SWNS

George Michael died ‘of accidental drugs overdose’

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Scottish writer Irvine Welsh. (Photo by Ulf Andersen/Getty Images)

Irvine Welsh: ‘Leith is yang to stuffy Edinburgh’s yin’

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Alan Sugar undergoes heart procedure in America

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File photo dated 06/12/07 of Lord Snowdon who has died peacefully at his home on Friday aged 86. Picture: Andrew Stuart/PA Wire

Lord Snowdon: Princess Margaret’s husband and first royal rebel dies

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Former footballers and victims of abuse Steve Walters (L) and Andy Woodward (C) speak during a press conference at the launch of The Offside Trust in Manchester on December 5, 2016. 
The Offside Trust was launched to help victims of abuse and has been created by Andy Woodward, Steve Walters and Chris Unsworth, who were all the victims of historic child abuse.
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Beware hasty reponses to historic abuse

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Menopause: are employers brave enough to tackle the workplace’s last taboo?

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Changes will make young heirs a little wealthier

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Lady Anne-Louise Mary Hamilton-Dalrymple has died at the age of 84

Obituary: Anne-Louise Mary Hamilton-Dalrymple, Lord Lieutenant’s wife who was patron and supporter of many charities

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Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon waving to the crowds on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after their wedding ceremony at Westminster Abbey. Picture: PA

Obituary: Antony Armstrong-Jones, photographer and ex-husband of Princess Margaret

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Graham Taylor, who has died at the age of 72. Picture: SWNS

Obituary: Graham Taylor, former footballer and manager

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Air pollution is the leading preventable cause of early death globally, with traffic fumes a major contributory factor.

Ilona Amos: Steps must be taken to slash toxic fumes and save lives

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teachers and pupils continue to achieve results despite  not because of  the system.

Leader comment: No talking in class – it’s time to listen to teachers

Opinion
Volunteers working for Borders furniture reuse charity Home Basics sort out items at its Walkerburn depot for a Christmas toy sale. More people are volunterring to help care for people.

Leader comment: Volunteer to help us all out

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In the UK, you are far more likely to be treated by an immigrant than miss out on a hospital bed because of one. Picture: PA Wire

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Migrant pressure based on a myth

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'Some selective profit-taking may now be in order,' writes Bill Jamieson. Picture: Picture: Sang Tan/AP

Bill Jamieson: Time to cash in after the market surge?

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At a fraction of the �750m cost of the new concert hall in Hamburg, Leith Theatre could be brought back to life and rekindle its key role in Edinburghs music scene. Picture: Getty Images

Aidan Smith: Why I’d love to see a favourite venue rock again

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Jane Bradley: Lost toy? Oh dear, never mind

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Brian Ferguson: It’s not the time for Council cuts to Hogmanay funding

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Susan Dalgety: Corbyn doesn’t work for Labour

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Beware hasty reponses to historic abuse

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