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Charlie Gard’s parents end legal battle over treatment

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Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Wings Over Scotland begins fundraiser in Labour defamation action

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Lord Heseltine, who has predicted a new general election in 2019. Picture: Getty Images

Lord Heseltine predicts general election ‘by 2019’

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The world's first floating wind farm will be set up 15 miles off Scotland's north-east coast. Picture: Hyvind Hagen/Statoil ASA

Turbines for first floating wind farm head to Scotland

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Michael Fallon: aircraft carrier critics ‘need to shut up’

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Mhairi Black: Progressive Labour supporters should work with SNP

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SNP’s Ian Blackford under fire over donation from Tory donor

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Ex-Rangers captain Barry Ferguson declared bankrupt

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Chlorine-rinsed chicken from the US could be on sale in British supermarkets following a post-Brexit trade deal.

Brexit: No 10 won’t rule out chlorinated chicken imports

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Brian Monteith: Nationalism has become greatest enemy of devolution

Brian Monteith
Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Wings Over Scotland begins fundraiser in Labour defamation action

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Ryanair is led by chief executive Michael O'Leary. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Ryanair warns of Brexit threat to flights as profits soar

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Mhairi Black called for left-wing Labour members to work with the SNP in 'holding the Conservatives to account'. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Mhairi Black: Progressive Labour supporters should work with SNP

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John Swinney wants to drive down attainment gap

Swinney's £45 million funding pot to tackle schools gap

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Lord Heseltine, who has predicted a new general election in 2019. Picture: Getty Images

Lord Heseltine predicts general election ‘by 2019’

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HMS Queen Elizabeth. Picture: Royal Navy/MoD/Crown Copyright/PA Wire

Michael Fallon: aircraft carrier critics ‘need to shut up’

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Chlorine-rinsed chicken from the US could be on sale in British supermarkets following a post-Brexit trade deal.

Brexit: No 10 won’t rule out chlorinated chicken imports

UK 12

Boris Johnson compares Maori greeting to ‘Glasgow kiss’

Politics 7

Hospital staff treating terminally ill Charlie Gard sent death threats

Politics

SNP’s Ian Blackford under fire over donation from Tory donor

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Ryanair is led by chief executive Michael O'Leary. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Ryanair warns of Brexit threat to flights as profits soar

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A wash out atSaturday's airshow
. Picture: Alistair Linforth.

Row over ticket refunds after Scotland’s National Airshow washout

Edinburgh 15
The incident happened at Foreland, in Ballantrae. Picture: Google Maps

Burning pick-up truck crashed into house in ‘deliberate act’

Ayr

Controversial anti-teen Mosquito device installed at Hamilton station

Hamilton 7

Doubling fines for botched roadworks to £100,000 proposed

Transport 8

Scotland’s National Airshow washout for first time in 20 years

Transport 7

ScotRail announces extra services for Edinburgh Festival

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Nicola Sturgeons reading challenge has been taken up by about 75 per cent of schools in its first year. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Reading standards in Scotland falling behind UK, study warns

Politics 75

Leader comment: Follow through needed on school reforms

Opinion
The Labour leader has insisted he did not promise to write off student debt as he campaigned for the youth vote in the general election. Picture; PA

Jeremy Corbyn: I never promised to write off student debt

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Many schools actively encourage pupils to discuss disasters like the Grenfell Tower fire.

Leader comment: Schools not shying away from reality

Opinion 1
There are now 2,524 schools in Scotland compared with 2,730 ten years ago

More than 200 Scottish schools axed in past decade

Politics 34
A collapsed wall at Oxgangs Primary School in Edinburgh. Several buildings built under PFI contracts were found to have serious faults

SNP ‘failing to learn from Edinburgh schools scandal’

Politics 13
The proportion of firsts handed out by UK universities has soared, with a third of institutions now grading at least one in four degrees with the top honour. Picture: David Cheskin/PA Wire

First-class degrees on the increase at Scottish universities

Education 5

20 of the biggest Scottish school playground crazes

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Scottish runner Laura Muir ‘likely’ to miss 2018 Commonwealth Games

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Glasgow ‘least affordable city in the UK’ for students

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The world's first floating wind farm will be set up 15 miles off Scotland's north-east coast. Picture: Hyvind Hagen/Statoil ASA

Turbines for first floating wind farm head to Scotland

Environment
Chlorine-rinsed chicken from the US could be on sale in British supermarkets following a post-Brexit trade deal.

Brexit: No 10 won’t rule out chlorinated chicken imports

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Shieldhall: Intrepid tunnellers save Glasgow from floods

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Cairngorms landowner accused of blocking access to trail

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Ulva buyout plans halt £4m sale of island

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Whales compose songs to attract females, Scots scientists find

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Don’t be ‘silent assassins’ drivers urged

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Chris Gard (L) reads out a statement while Charlie's mother Connie Yates (R) looks on. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Charlie Gard’s parents end legal battle over treatment

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Charlie Gard's parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at court. Picture: PA

Charlie Gard’s parents back in court to decide baby’s future

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The SWA appeal is the latest stage in a long-running legal battle over minimum pricing. Picture: PA

SWA minimum pricing appeal begins at Supreme Court

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Two thirds of UK mothers-to-be have no idea how many extra calories they need during pregnancy. Picture: PA

Pregnant women warned against ‘eating for two’ myth

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Plans to make it simpler for transgender people to choose their legal sex have been welcomed. Picture; Getty

Scotland to boost right to choose own legal gender

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Elder care nurse playing jigsaw puzzle with senior woman in nursing home

Expert attacks ‘rush’ to diagnose Scots with early dementia

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Charlie Gard: Parents considering ‘next steps’

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Leader: Early support must follow diagnosis of dementia

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More gays and bisexuals allowed to give blood

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Obesity crisis behind 150 fire service calls

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Earnings at McColl's were hit by costs linked to the Co-op stores deal. Picture: McColl's/PA Wire

McColl’s profits fall after Co-op stores acquisition

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Lord Heseltine, who has predicted a new general election in 2019. Picture: Getty Images

Lord Heseltine predicts general election ‘by 2019’

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HMS Queen Elizabeth. Picture: Royal Navy/MoD/Crown Copyright/PA Wire

Michael Fallon: aircraft carrier critics ‘need to shut up’

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Chris Gard (L) reads out a statement while Charlie's mother Connie Yates (R) looks on. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Charlie Gard’s parents end legal battle over treatment

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Brexit: No 10 won’t rule out chlorinated chicken imports

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BBC announces one-off UK-wide festival to fill Glastonbury gap

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Charlie Gard’s parents back in court to decide baby’s future

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The vital signs are strong in Scotland's health tech sector, writes Nick Freer. Picture: Contributed

Nick Freer: Optimistic prognosis for Scotland’s health tech

Tech
'GDPR will be a catalyst for innovation,' says The Data Lab's Brian Hills. Picture: John Devlin

Brian Hills: Advantages of new GDPR data protection rules

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Fordyce Maxwell feels another expletive infixation coming on over campaigns to reintroduce the lynx. Picture: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire

Fordyce Maxwell: Reintroduce the lynx? Words almost fail me

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No matter how small the amount, Bill Jamieson urges everyone to get into the savings habit. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Bill Jamieson: The virtue – and necessity – of saving modestly

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Auschwitz-Birkenau attracts over 1.5 million visitors each year. Picture: Getty Images

David Walsh: Why ‘dark tourism’ is essential

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Brian Monteith: Nationalism has become greatest enemy of devolution

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Places in Scotland may not look or taste like Lucca, but they too have fabulous food

Kirsty Gunn: Think food with Italy - we should with Scotland too

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Concept of ‘justice’ a strong incentive

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Margaret Meehan: We need FinTech to help us handle pension pots

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Alastair Davis: Scotland is ripe for social business, so let’s be bold

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Mark Diffley: Polls are a snapshot, not a prediction of the future

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Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum wins refurbishment funding

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Police shut down the town of Schaffhausen in Switzerland, while they search for an unknown man who attacked people. Picture: AP

5 injured in ‘chainsaw attack’ in Swiss city of Schaffhausen

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Auschwitz-Birkenau attracts over 1.5 million visitors each year. Picture: Getty Images

David Walsh: Why ‘dark tourism’ is essential

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Boris Johnson, left, performs a traditional Maori greeting with New Zealand's Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy. Picture: AP

Boris Johnson compares Maori greeting to ‘Glasgow kiss’

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Donald Trump says he has ‘complete power’ to pardon

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Nicholas Kristof: If Dr Trump was your surgeon…

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Tourists taking a picture of themselves beside a picture of Edinburgh Castle when they were standing in front of the real thing spotted by Andy Glidden. Picture; SWNS

Tourists shun Edinburgh Castle for photo with shop advert

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A Christmas tree has been put up in a pub in Bristol.

Pub puts up Britain’s first Christmas tree - in July

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Boris Johnson, left, performs a traditional Maori greeting with New Zealand's Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy. Picture: AP

Boris Johnson compares Maori greeting to ‘Glasgow kiss’

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Edinburgh cathedral puts on a Mass for stag party

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Concept of ‘justice’ a strong incentive

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Margaret Meehan is a Partner with Burness Paull

Margaret Meehan: We need FinTech to help us handle pension pots

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Measuring Raised Beds to Counteract Salinated Soil in Bangladesh

Educators must light the flame of current and future young ‘glocalisers’

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David Laing, footballer turned journalist

Obituary: David ‘Davie’ Laing, footballer, Hearts stalwart and Scottish Cup winner with Clyde

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Betty Dukes testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Picture: J. Scott Applewhite/AP

Betty Dukes: Employee who took on Walmart over discrimination

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Bernard Nottage during his career as an international sprinter

Obituary: Bernard J Nottage, Bahamian international sprinter and politician

Obituaries

Dr Who producer Steven Moffat blasts Jodie Whittaker critics

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William and Harry dressed as policemen. Picture: PA

Princess Diana loved dressing princes in ‘bizarre costumes’

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A personal photo album of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, shows the princess and Prince Harry on holiday and features in the new ITV documentary 'Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy'

Princes tell of Diana’s last phone call on day she died

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Radio 2 presenter Jeremy Vine who has been slammed as "grossly overpaid" by a listener following the publication of his BBC pay packet. Picture; PA

Jeremy Vine faces awkward exchange over BBC wage

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