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Sturgeon’s EU plans rejected over risk of UK trade barriers

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Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, in the main chamber of the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh. Picture; PA

May ‘more in touch’ with voters than Sturgeon claims Davidson

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BTP officers are opposed to the plans

Rail policing merger driven by 'political ideology'

Politics
Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at a general election campaign event at the Shine Centre in Leeds. Picture; PA

Conservatives to take 7 seats from SNP predicts new poll

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Drone came 75ft from aircraft landing at Edinburgh Airport

Transport

Whitehall terror suspect named

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5-year plan aims to return Prestwick airport to private sector

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Scottish councils ‘squander’ £1 million on electric cars

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Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson accused the First Minister of treating the electorate as 'fools'

Davidson: Sturgeon told a ‘whopper’ over election and indyref2

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Joyce McMillan: UK divided between the young and the old

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Brexit Secretary David Davis

Sturgeon’s EU plans rejected over risk of UK trade barriers

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Ian McDiarmid had the pivotal role as the Emperor in the Star Wars films.

Star Wars villain Ian McDiarmid to play Enoch Powell on Edinburgh stage

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Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, in the main chamber of the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh. Picture; PA

May ‘more in touch’ with voters than Sturgeon claims Davidson

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BTP officers are opposed to the plans

Rail policing merger driven by 'political ideology'

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An electric car charging point at Edinburgh City Chambers. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Scottish councils ‘squander’ £1 million on electric cars

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Labour won the most seats at the previous local authority elections in Falkirk, but the SNP has high hopes of regaining power in what is Scotland's fifth largest urban area. Picture: Michael Gillen/JP

Falkirk council election a two-way race between SNP and Labour

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Conservatives to take 7 seats from SNP predicts new poll

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Labour MPs speak out against Trump state visit

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MSP swears as he quotes Trainspotting at Scottish Parliament

Politics 56
The incident happened as a passenger aircraft was descending towards Edinburgh Airport. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Drone came 75ft from aircraft landing at Edinburgh Airport

Transport 5
Peter Vardy's CarStore is on the site of Dundee's former Valentines card factory. Picture: Keith Hunter

Peter Vardy gears up to launch Dundee car superstore

Transport
A flight arrives at Prestwick Airport.

5-year plan aims to return Prestwick airport to private sector

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Scottish councils ‘squander’ £1 million on electric cars

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Alastair Dalton: Surprise cycling turnout could herald change

Opinion 2

Scottish author wins national ‘Railway Book of the Year’ award

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Cycling cost saving is equivalent of an 8 per cent pay rise

Transport 21
Nicola Sturgeon visits Clyde Space, Scotlands first micro satellite company. Glasgow is the hub of the country's growing space sector. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Scotland’s space sector lifts off thanks to funding boost

Tech
Germanys scheme to train youngsters shows different mindset

Daryl Teague: We must act to avoid construction skills drain

Opinion 1
Lecturers will picket outside colleges today as strike action across Scotland begins.

College lecturers strike across Scotland over pay deal

Education 12
James McCune Smith became the first African American to receive a doctorate. Picture: University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow honours life of James McCune Smith

Education 2
Do we really need to spend money on telling parents to read to their children, asks David Bone

David Bone: Take some reponsibility for yourself

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Oxford University, where students have been issues strict guidelines in a bid to avoid racist behaviour. Picture: Pixabay

University students warned ‘looking away could be racist’

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‘Fat’ feminist jogger defies PE class persecutors

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Consent should be part of sex education, says MSP

Education 5

Consent needs to be taught as part of sex education, says MSP

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Heriot-Watt signs £2.5m research deal with oil giant Total

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Hebridean Way. Picture: Contributed

All you need to know about the Hebridean Way walking route

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Shoppers in Princes Street, Edinburgh. The capital saw the highest population growth in Scotland in 2016. Picture: Ian Georgeson/JP Resell

Migration sees Scotland’s population reach record high

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Staffin School. Picture: Contributed

Plans unveiled to repopulate Skye crofting village

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Ilona Amos: Sensitive sites need protected if we want plenty more fish in the sea

Opinion 1

David Cole-Hamilton: Emissions cut is win-win

Opinion 13

Scotland’s weather: Snow falls around country

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Edinburgh Zoo’s red pandas move into new enclosure together

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Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

Nurse wins £50,000 after slipping on Edinburgh hospital floor

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A jury has delivered its verdict in the trial of a breast surgeon accused of carrying out "completely unnecessary" operations. Picture; SWNS

Glasgow breast surgeon convicted of carrying out ‘unnecessary’ ops

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How likely you are to be excluded from chronic care  reviews can often be determined by whether you live in a socially deprived area. Picture: Getty Images

Deprived ‘more likely’ to be excluded from chronic care

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Minister Jeane Freeman. Picture: Contributed

Private firms barred from role in Scottish benefits system

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Perth Royal Infirmary. Picture: Wikicommons

Woman with brain aneurysm died after being sent home from hospital

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Advertising appears in the background at the Euro 2016 match between France and England.

Kevan Christie: Danger of alcohol’s links with sport being noticed by children

Opinion
Fetal physiologist Marcus G. Davey of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia helped design the artificial womb system. Picture: AP

‘Artificial wombs’ to keep extremely premature babies alive

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Charity urges action as cancer rates rise over the last decade

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Parents ‘shouldn’t teach children to comfort eat’

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Hospital in meltdown as 36 patients left waiting for a bed

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Donated defibrillator used to help save man’s life

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Brexit Secretary David Davis

Sturgeon’s EU plans rejected over risk of UK trade barriers

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Police arrest a man on Whitehall near the Houses of Parliament in central London. Picture; getty

Whitehall terror suspect named

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Labour MPs have voiced concern about the state visit of President Donald Trump.

Labour MPs speak out against Trump state visit

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Economy’s ‘resilience’ gives housebuilders a boost

Companies

Pret A Manger hunts for British staff to plug Brexit gap

Retail 6

Ewan Gurr: Food banks can fill a gap but more cash is needed

Opinion

Jailed marine freed after Taliban killing

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OTC will be set against a backdrop of a 'lower for longer' oil price, writes Bob Ruddiman. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Bob Ruddiman: Offshore conference vital to trade ideas

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Robust legal foundations are needed for the development of green energy, says Gillespie Macandrew partner Colin Hamilton. Picture: John Devlin

Colin Hamilton: Robust laws needed to keep lights on

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John Sturrock is Chief Executive and Senior Mediator with Core Solutions Group

John Sturrock: Fight or flight deeply rooted in our ways

Opinion
Man laying loft insulation to make the home more energy efficient

There’s still time for Scotland to deliver the zero carbon future we need to have

Opinion 1
A mass outdoor rendition of Gerry Rafferty's classic Baker Street in Paisley.

Brian Wilson: Chance to follow Paisley pattern and back a local vision

Opinion 9
Kezia Dugdale made the parliamentary speech of her life, but are such attacks hitting home asks Joyce McMillan.

Joyce McMillan: UK divided between the young and the old

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Cyclists converged on four Pedal on Parliaments events across Scotland at the weekend. Picture: Brian Anderson

Alastair Dalton: Surprise cycling turnout could herald change

Opinion 2

Jim Duffy: Cracking the code gives access to a new world of opportunity

Opinion

Ewan Gurr: Food banks can fill a gap but more cash is needed

Opinion

John Maguire: Why all the faux outrage over election?

Opinion 6

Daryl Teague: We must act to avoid construction skills drain

Opinion 1
Labour MPs have voiced concern about the state visit of President Donald Trump.

Labour MPs speak out against Trump state visit

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Brian Wilson said the US blockade on Cuba was a 'crazy' policy. Picture: Greg Macvean

Brian Wilson slams US as Cuba energy project launches

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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

Johnson joins election fray with ‘Eton insults’

Politics 4

Story of 92-year-old Serbian refugee to be told in animation

News 1

Boris Johnson says British military could help US in Syria

Politics 4

Kenny MacAskill: Despite Trump, the world still needs America to tackle big issues

Opinion 5

French voters in Scotland look on as election battle heats up

Politics 9
Sir Chris Hoy tries out the 'ski-bike'. Picture: Twitter/@chrishoy

Sir Chris Hoy takes up ‘bike skiing’

Odd 1
Three topiary heads created by Michael Kaplan in his garden. Picture: SWNS

Edinburgh man spends 2,000 hours sculpting ‘head’ hedges

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Couples aer spending almost 20 per cent less on engagement rings.

Amount spent on engagement ring plummets

Odd 2
John Sturrock is Chief Executive and Senior Mediator with Core Solutions Group

John Sturrock: Fight or flight deeply rooted in our ways

Opinion
Man laying loft insulation to make the home more energy efficient

There’s still time for Scotland to deliver the zero carbon future we need to have

Opinion 1
Alastair Keatinge is Partner and Head of Charities at Lindsays

Charities must get care provision under control

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Fiona McEwan carries the 2014 Commonwealth Games baton

Obituary: Fiona McEwan, accomplished sportswoman and Commonwealth Games official

Obituaries

Appreciation: Bill Copland, radiology specialist and retired Surgeon Captain in RNR

Obituaries
Brian Sunners, 84, of Lake Katrine, died Tuesday, April 18

Brian Sunners, capital graduate who emigrated to Canada

Obituaries
Robert M Pirsig working on a motorcycle in 1975 (William Morrow via AP)

Obituary: Robert M Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Obituaries

Still Game’s Ford Kiernan fined for Glasgow bar outburst

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Tom Hardy, as a witness described how the actor was seen apprehending a suspected moped thief. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Actor Tom Hardy catches moped thief after chasing him

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Sir Elton John has cancelled a series of shows in the US. Picture: Billy Benight/PA Wire

Sir Elton John suffering from “potentially deadly” infection

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Mark Millar’s journey from Glasgow to Gotham

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Girl band 
Bananarama
. Picture: contributed.

Bananarama are back - and will be touring all their hits

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