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Sturgeon: Victory for SNP will force indyref2 rethink

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has urged Scots to reject independence. (Photo by Robert Perry/Getty Images)

Reject indyref2 and build safer UK, Corbyn urges Scots

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Jeremy Corbyn has intimated that he will stay on as Labour leader even if his party loses the General Election. Picture: Jpress

Corbyn ‘will try to stay on as leader if Labour lose General Election’

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Nicola Sturgeon hit out at the Tories and urged Scots to say 'enough is enough' at next week's election. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon slams Tories over ‘real damage to Scotland’

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Conservative lead over Labour ‘shrinking’ as vote approaches

Politics

SNP set to unveil £118bn ‘anti-austerity’ spending package

Politics

Three dead and one seriously injured in Sunday road crashes

Transport

40% of non-voters think who is in government makes no difference

Politics
Scores of British Airways flights have been grounded after a major IT failure. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

British Airways disruption continues after IT failure

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Euan McColm: I’m with Obama on snake oil salesmen

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On paper East Renfrewshire would be expected to vote Tory. Picture: John Devlin

Labour and Tories battle for pro-UK vote in ‘No’ heartland

General Election
Nicola Sturgeon hit out at the Tories and urged Scots to say 'enough is enough' at next week's election. Picture: Getty

Sturgeon: Victory for SNP will force indyref2 rethink

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers to a reporter's question about North Korea's missile launch, at his official residence in Tokyo this morning. (Muneyuki Tomari/Kyodo News via AP)

North Korea fires missile that lands in Japanese waters

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has urged Scots to reject independence. (Photo by Robert Perry/Getty Images)

Reject indyref2 and build safer UK, Corbyn urges Scots

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Jeremy Corbyn has intimated that he will stay on as Labour leader even if his party loses the General Election. Picture: Jpress

Corbyn ‘will try to stay on as leader if Labour lose General Election’

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Nicola Sturgeon was interviewed the BBC's Andrew Neil on Sunday. Picture: BBC

Sturgeon to seek ‘progressive alliance’ in event of hung parliament

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Video: Sky News presenter makes embarrassing gaffe live on TV

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Barack Obama gifted kilt on Scots visit but says he won’t wear it

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Conservative lead over Labour ‘shrinking’ as vote approaches

Politics 89
Three separate road crashes in Scotland on Sunday have claimed the lives of three people and have left one person seriously injured.

Three dead and one seriously injured in Sunday road crashes

Transport
Scores of British Airways flights have been grounded after a major IT failure. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

British Airways disruption continues after IT failure

Transport 9
Part of the A9 is being dualled but driverless cars only need a single lane. Photograph: Phil Wilkinson

A9 dualling will deliver road ‘unfit for future’

Transport 45

British Airways grounds flights amid ‘major IT failure’

UK 12

Reduced costs tipped to help Ryanair reach full-year profit targets

Transport

Borders Railway set for unique steam experience

Travel 2

Alastair Dalton: Seat belts in school buses leave safety hurdles

Opinion 6
Geography provides students with an ability to discuss issues impacting on their lives

Roger Crofts: Geography undervalued in understanding of world

Opinion 5
Daniel Broby  of CeFRI sees blockchain unlocking opportunities.

Where do I learn skills needed to work in Scotland’s fintech sector?

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Cycling to school is is on the increase but fewer pupils are walking. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Walking to school at its lowest for at least eight years

Transport 9
Stephen Miller. Picture: Michael Gillen

Headteachers driven out by demands and stresses of job

Education 20

Ann Southwood: Second chance at Newbattle Abbey College

Opinion
River City on a Tuesday instead of Holby City is one of the few downsides to living in Scotland for Nicky McPherson

Nicky McPherson: Life in Scotland fab for my English family

Opinion 7
Lorraine Thomson, Business Engagement Manager for the Highlands and Islands, Interface.

Lorraine Thomson: Academics ready and able to help business

Opinion

NFU Scotland calls for expansion of school milk scheme

Farming 2

False allegations destroying teachers’ lives - union

Education 2

Jane Bradley: We are nation of junk food pushers

Opinion 3

Teaching union votes for ‘moratorium on education changes’

Education 10
Wildlife experts fear that one of Scotland's most famous ospreys may be dead. Picture: Saltire News

Famous osprey killed by a rival, fear wildlife experts

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Leven East beach in Fife. The Scottish Beach Awards take into account facilities, such as toilets, as well as water quality and absence of litter. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Revealed: The 60 best beaches in Scotland for swimming

Environment 3
People enjoy the weather on Portobello Beach, Edinburgh but the Met Office say rain is expected. Picture: Toby Williams

Scotland set for heavy rain amid soaring temperatures

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Geography provides students with an ability to discuss issues impacting on their lives

Roger Crofts: Geography undervalued in understanding of world

Opinion 5

Scotland’s weather: Scots bask in record mini-heatwave

Environment 8

Scotland’s weather: Edinburgh hotter than Canary Islands

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Scottish peatland restoration wins £26,000 funding boost

Environment 1
Callum Hunter helps Cammy Lamont try out the calming chair he designed for children with autism.

Student invents rocking chair that soothes autistic children

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Age Scotland has called for more action to tackle the stigma around dementia. Picture: John Devlin

Dementia now second only to poverty on the worry list

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Asparagus: one of the many delights to be enjoyed when pursuing a meat-free diet.

Stephen Jardine: Meat-free diet is not ‘mung beans & misery’

Opinion
The new Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity logo

Roslyn Neely: Sick Kids name was out of step

Opinion
Theresa May has made a dramatic U-turn on her manifesto policy on social care. Picture: Toby Melville/Getty Images

Brian Wilson: Another Theresa May U-turn raises eyebrows

Opinion 19
Charlie Macmillan before his haircut challenge. Picture: Supplied

Lewis boy Charlie’s haircut challenge to help cancer victims

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Drinking more coffee could reduce risk of liver cancer

News 1

Kevan Christie: Getting down on the floor can help ease our aches and pains

Opinion

Scots among ‘most prolific ecstasy users in the world’

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Armed response police stand at the start of the Great Manchester Run in central Manchester. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Police arrest 12th suspect in Manchester terror cell hunt

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Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn makes a speech on defence. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Brian Monteith: Corbyn wrong to link terror threat to UK policy

UK
Nicola Sturgeon hit out at the Tories and urged Scots to say 'enough is enough' at next week's election. Picture: Getty

Sturgeon: Victory for SNP will force indyref2 rethink

UK

Manchester attack: Man arrested in West Sussex

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British Airways disruption continues after IT failure

Transport 9

Conservative lead over Labour ‘shrinking’ as vote approaches

Politics 89

40% of non-voters think who is in government makes no difference

Politics 7
There are strict rules governing the screening of football matches  on subscription channels such as Sky in licensed premises

Neeraj Thomas: Online pirates sailing into dangerous waters

Opinion

Mandy Haeburn-Little: Sophisticated cyber attacks set to increase

Opinion
Robust laws on canine behaviour are needed, but common sense is applied north of the Border

Kirsty Gunn: A marvellous metaphor of nation to be found in laws on leads and dogs

Opinion
Scotland cant blame Westminster for its educational failings

Prof Hugh Pennington: Our national numeracy level is a simple disgrace

Opinion
Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn makes a speech on defence. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Brian Monteith: Corbyn wrong to link terror threat to UK policy

UK
Kirsten Partridge is a Partner and real estate specialist at CMS

Kirsten Partridge: CVAs can be helpful but they have their pitfalls

Opinion
Corbyn speaks to young footballers during a visit to pitches at Hackney Marshes in London yesterday. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

Hope for Corbyn in critical week for election campaign

Opinion 4

Angela Constance: Common sense demands gender equality

Opinion 1

Euan McColm: I’m with Obama on snake oil salesmen

Politics 23
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers to a reporter's question about North Korea's missile launch, at his official residence in Tokyo this morning. (Muneyuki Tomari/Kyodo News via AP)

North Korea fires missile that lands in Japanese waters

World
Barack Obama has revealed he may never wear the kilt he was given as a gift. Picture: PA

Barack Obama gifted kilt on Scots visit but says he won’t wear it

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Scores of British Airways flights have been grounded after a major IT failure. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

British Airways disruption continues after IT failure

Transport 9

Euan McColm: I’m with Obama on snake oil salesmen

Politics 23

Barack Obama wows politicians and stars at Edinburgh dinner

News 47

Donald Trump hails “great win” of Montana for Republican charged with assaulting reporter

World 3

Scott Shane: Leaks come from different culture

Opinion
The 'Scgoli' has been taken all around the world. Picture: SWNS

Knitting group creates ‘non-offensive’ Scottish gollies

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Larry the Cat. Picture: PA

10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

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The Walkers campaign spectacularly backfired when members of the public sent in photos of serial killer West and prolific child abuser Savile, among others.

Gary Lineker appears next to Jimmy Savile in Walkers campaign

Odd
There are strict rules governing the screening of football matches  on subscription channels such as Sky in licensed premises

Neeraj Thomas: Online pirates sailing into dangerous waters

Opinion
Kirsten Partridge is a Partner and real estate specialist at CMS

Kirsten Partridge: CVAs can be helpful but they have their pitfalls

Opinion
Iain Burke is Convener of the Law Society of Scotland Equality and Diversity Committee

Iain Burke: We must embed equality and diversity in workplace

Opinion 1
Very Rev James Weatherhead has died at the age of 86

Obituary: Very Rev James Weatherhead, former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

Obituaries
Bill Wilkie playing his accordion. Photo: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

Obituary: Bill Wilkie, master of Scottish accordion music played for prime ministers and with the stars

Obituaries
Bond actor Sir Roger Moore has died at the age of 89. Picture: Getty

Obituary: Sir Roger Moore, actor best known for playing James Bond

Obituaries
Douglas Sinclair OBIT

Obituary: Douglas Sinclair CBE, council chief executive, Cosla head and consumer champion

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Sir Tom Hunter shows a bottle of Irn-Bru to Barack Obama as they stop at a snack bar at the Old Course in St Andrews. Picture: PA

Barack Obama introduced to Irn-Bru in St Andrews

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Billy Connolly. Picture: PA Wire

Billy Connolly honoured with second giant mural in Glasgow

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Sir Sean Connery pays tribute to Sir Roger Moore

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Sir Roger Moore

Roger Moore remembered: 5 of his most memorable quotes

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