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SNP: Tories withhold £140m from Scotland’s emergency services

General Election
The former SNP leader, who is the partys candidate in the Gordon constituency, told how he suffered the injury after scoring at a penalty shoot-out stall at the Kintore Summer Festival on Saturday May 20. Picture: John Devlin

Alex Salmond in ‘agony’ after cracking rib in penalty shoot-out

Alex Salmond

Obituary: John Noakes, Blue Peter’s legendary action man

Obituaries

GE2017 polls: Are the SNP set to lose 14 seats?

News

Nicola Sturgeon: Victory for SNP will force indyref2 rethink

UK

Green voters should challenge candidates on issues, says Harvie

General Election
John F Kennedy made his first offical appearance as a representative of the United States in Glasgow in September 1939 aged just 22. PIC: Getty.

How JFK’s road to The White House started in Glasgow

News

Lesley Riddoch: Energy policy is vital to Scotland, but it’s being ignored

Lesley Riddoch
Seasonal workers are vital to the farming industry. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Farmers hoping for clarity after election is over

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IoD Scotland executive director David Watt. Picture: Contributed

Monday interview: IoD Scotland director David Watt

Management
Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron spent three hours in talks. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Macron accuses Russian media of propaganda during elections

World

Registration for Scotland’s baby box will open in June

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Alex Salmond in ‘agony’ after cracking rib in penalty shoot-out

Alex Salmond 76

GE2017 polls: Are the SNP set to lose 14 seats?

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People lie on their luggage as they queue outside Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5. Picture: Getty Images

BA boss insists jobs outsourcing not to blame for IT crash

UK
Police are appealing for information.

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 10

A9 dualling will deliver road ‘unfit for future’

Transport 48

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
Parents are being warned about the new game which is being encouraged through social media.

Dangerous craze fuelled by social media sweeping UK schools

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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 7
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 8

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
George Mortimer (right) and Mick Clare carry out the first health check on the Kelpies in Falkirk. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

In pictures: Scottish Kelpies get their first health check

Environment 1
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 4
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

News 5

Roger Crofts: Geography undervalued in understanding of world

Opinion 7

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

Environment 8

Scotland’s weather: Edinburgh hotter than Canary Islands

News 13

Scottish peatland restoration wins £26,000 funding boost

Environment 1
Shirley Leslie's mother - Isabelle - was in Gylemuir House care home - until her death last December. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Daughter’s anguish at ‘undignified’ care home treatment

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The Scottish Government's baby box. Picture: Scottish Government /PA Wire

Registration for Scotland’s baby box will open in June

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A baby is spoon fed by her mum. Pic Andrew Stuart.

Spoon feeding babies ‘doubles their risk of obesity’

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

Student invents rocking chair that soothes autistic children

News
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

News
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

Roslyn Neely: Sick Kids name was out of step

Opinion

Brian Wilson: Another Theresa May U-turn raises eyebrows

Opinion 20

Lewis boy Charlie’s haircut challenge to help cancer victims

News

Drinking more coffee could reduce risk of liver cancer

News 1
Shares in security services giant G4S hit a record high earlier this month. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Safe pair of hands again for G4S in the Footsie index

Companies
Industry body ADS says the next government has 'important choices' to make in supporting the UK aerospace sector. Picture: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Aerospace sector revs up to £8bn so far this year

Companies
Fred Goodwin oversaw a rights issue in April 2008 when RBS asked shareholders to pump �12 bn into the bank. Picture: PA

RBS shareholders urged to settle share sale legal dispute

Financial

Zookeeper mauled to death by tiger in ‘freak accident’

UK

BA boss insists jobs outsourcing not to blame for IT crash

UK

Thousands feared to have donated to fake Gofundme pages for Manchester victims

News
Seasonal workers are vital to the farming industry. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Farmers hoping for clarity after election is over

Farming 3
Edinburgh Zoo has seen a dramatic increase in its rateable value. Picture: Contributed

Tim Bunker: Rateable values still causing confusion

Management
Lews Castle in all its glory.

Brian Ferguson: Lews Castle restoration could be a model for the rest of Scotland

Opinion
The People's Trust will invest in a 'social impact' portfolio managed by the investment arm of The Big Issue Group. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Bill Jamieson: Why People’s Trust may struggle to thrive

Financial
Orkney has Scotland's highest level of fuel poverty beside Scotland's greatest wind and marine energy potential (pro rata), writes Lesley Riddoch. Picture: Donald MacLeod

Lesley Riddoch: Energy policy is vital to Scotland, but it’s being ignored

Opinion 35
A Waitrose store in your neighbourhood may add value to your house

Comment: Supermarket which Asda be avoided

Opinion

Scotsman leader: Why the Tory campaign has run into trouble

Opinion 10

Karin Hayhow: Main draw of ‘the Heelan’ is the sheer fun of it all

Opinion

Neeraj Thomas: Online pirates sailing into dangerous waters

Opinion

Mandy Haeburn-Little: Sophisticated cyber attacks set to increase

Opinion 1
Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron spent three hours in talks. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Macron accuses Russian media of propaganda during elections

World
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 2
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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British Airways disruption continues after IT failure

Transport 10

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

Politics 26

Barack Obama wows politicians and stars at Edinburgh dinner

News 49

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

World 5
The 'Scgoli' has been taken all around the world. Picture: SWNS

Knitting group creates ‘non-offensive’ Scottish gollies

Odd
Larry the Cat. Picture: PA

10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

News 1
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
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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

Obituary: John Noakes, Blue Peter’s legendary action man

Obituaries 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
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

Art

Sir Sean Connery pays tribute to Sir Roger Moore

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