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Warning Scot firms will go under as critics hit out at rates

Politics
A 10-year-old boy was seriously injured in a hit and run incident after being struck by a motorbike outside Drylaw Police Station on Saturday. Picture: SWNS

Action demanded after joyrider victim suffers ‘horrific’ injuries

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Nicola Sturgeon with Elif Shafak (left) at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Picture: PA

Lesley Riddoch: Is the word ‘National’ a weakness for SNP?

Opinion

Scotland’s highest village to finally get rail link restored

Transport

Minister hails status of bridge ‘nobody can hold a candle to’

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Brian Monteith: Free trade is breaking down barriers

Opinion

Scots man fathers twins 27 years after freezing sperm

Tech
Each Baby Box is handmade and individually packed. Picture: SWNS

Nearly 10,000 Scottish parents sign up for baby box

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Lesley Riddoch: Is the word ‘National’ a weakness for SNP?

Council mascot The Reducer launches the next phase of the 20mph roll-out with children from the Murrayfield Nursery. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Robert Aldridge: Let’s put the brakes on this 20mph zone fiasco

Opinion
Holyrood research shows that smaller firms in the hospitality and retail sectors face a higher burden than big companies. Picture: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Warning Scot firms will go under as critics hit out at rates

Politics 1
Transport Scotland of Transport Minister, Humza Yousaf unveiling a plaque to commemorate the awarding of World Heritage Status to the Forth Bridge. Picture: Peter Devlin/Transport Scotland/PA Wire

Minister hails status of bridge ‘nobody can hold a candle to’

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Nicola Sturgeon with Elif Shafak (left) at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Picture: PA

Lesley Riddoch: Is the word ‘National’ a weakness for SNP?

Opinion
Two men dressed as customs officers take part in a protest outside Stormont against Brexit. Picture: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Brian Monteith: Free trade is breaking down barriers

Opinion
Hibernian manager Neil Lennon has said there is no place for sectarianism in football or politics. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Hibs boss Neil Lennon says no place for sectarianism in football

Politics 43
Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to undertake a tour of Scotland. Picture: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn ‘campaigning for real change’ ahead of Scot tour

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‘Super-sized’ Scottish primary school classes soar by third

Education 98

Euan McColm: Real reasons we failed to reform drugs policy

Opinion 12
Terry Nicholson, Eddie Lund, Alan Mackie, Darren Welsh, Robert McCafferty, Martin Holingsworth and Graham Pascal celebrate the start of work. Picture: Hugh Dougherty

Scotland’s highest village to finally get rail link restored

Transport
Virgin Trains claims to have the largest share of the rail-air market for 20 years. Picture: Will Oliver/AFP

Big emissons savings as air passengers switch to rail

Transport
Scenes from Barcelona where a van was used in a terror attack this week. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Drivers to face extra rental checks over terror attack fears

UK 6
John Hillis of Pacific Quay Powerboats has come up with the water taxi notion. Picture: John Devlin

Glasgow looks to Venice with water taxi service to airport

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Hurricane Gert set to bring rain to Scotland

News 1

Work underway on £80 million Edinburgh Airport extension

News 19
'Super-sized' classes are on the rise, according to new figures. Picture: TSPL

‘Super-sized’ Scottish primary school classes soar by third

Education 98
Many parents cant afford the fees charged by tutors to give children a little extra help. Photograph: Getty

Volunteer teachers can close the attainment gap, say Tories

Education 32
Sir Vince Cable. Picture: Gordon Fraser

Vince Cable says SNP free tuition fees policy is unsustainable

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Students from the University of St Andrews walk along the harbour wall wearing their famous red gowns. Picture: Jane Barlow

Elizabeth Stokoe: Four tips for university clearing applications

Opinion
The SNP dispute Tory claims that poorer Scots are less likely to go to university than their English counterparts. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

War of words over poorer Scots’ access to universities

Politics 8
Aamer Anwar was caught up in the Barcelona terrorist attack. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Glasgow University rector Aamer Anwar caught in Barcelona attack

News 12
Victoria Rose Alton, 4, after she fell from a bus on her first day of school. Picture: SWNS

Girl, 4, left with bloodied face after Glasgow bus ticket row

Education 7

Labour demands abolition of exam appeal fees in Scotland

Politics 4

MSP wants headteachers to be allowed to ban mobiles in school

Education 33

Leith Academy youth worker accused of filming naked boy

Edinburgh 8
Seahorses are displayed at an "Endangered Species" exhibition at London Zoo. Picture: Getty Images

Endangered seahorses ‘dried alive and turned into jewellery’

Environment 4
Deer farmers have joined the campaign against the lynx. Picture: Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP/Getty Images

Opposition growing over release of lynx into the wild

Farming 14
Cabinet Secretary for Land Reform Roseanna Cunningham. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Progress as community groups grasp Highland land ownership

Environment 8
Dr Peter Barlow and his team of researchers at Edinburgh Napier university have discovered evidence that traffic pollution can harm the human immune system

Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

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Scotland’s weather: Rain warning for Highlands, islands and Grampian

Environment 2

Final turbine arrives for Scotland’s floating wind farm

News 7

New species of wild flower discovered on Shetland

Environment
Sarah Glendinning is being treated for breast cancer at Edinburgh ECMC. Photograph: Lesley Martin

Edinburgh research to find which cancer patients need chemo

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In 1972 Celtic goalkeeper Evan Williams dives to keep the ball from Pat Stanton of Hibs at Parkhead

Insight: Has football become too dangerous for our children?

Football 6
The fact that drug deaths in Scotland rose by nearly a quarter in 2016 compared with 2015 has reignited debate. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Euan McColm: Real reasons we failed to reform drugs policy

Opinion 12
Sarah Glendinning is being treated for breast cancer at Edinburgh ECMC. Photograph: Lesley Martin

£3m boost for cancer centres in Edinburgh and Glasgow

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Women with their babies in Lilongwe, Malawi, where many Scots have worked as volunteers. Picture: Getty Images

Sarah Brown praises role of Scots in helping Malawi’s mothers

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Former Church of Scotland Moderator Lorna Hood visits a school breakfast club in Denny. Picture: Gary Hutchison

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

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Dr Peter Barlow and his team of researchers at Edinburgh Napier university have discovered evidence that traffic pollution can harm the human immune system

Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

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New card ensures pets aren’t left alone if you fall ill

UK

Kevan Christie: What can Scotland learn from Europe about how to prevent drug deaths?

Opinion 3

Scots forced to travel across UK for mental health services

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Molecule cocktail raises spinal injury hope

Tech

UK

Scenes from Barcelona where a van was used in a terror attack this week. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Drivers to face extra rental checks over terror attack fears

UK 6

Terrorists will adapt to barriers with knives, warns expert

Politics 19

Jane Bradley: A job interview is a two-way street

UK

Obituary: How Sir Bruce Forsyth became an icon of UK television

UK 1

TV legend Sir Bruce Forsyth dies aged 89

UK 23
Council mascot The Reducer launches the next phase of the 20mph roll-out with children from the Murrayfield Nursery. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Robert Aldridge: Let’s put the brakes on this 20mph zone fiasco

Opinion
David Gladwin, co-founder if the Black Isle Brewery, where not just beer but fab food can be found

Kirsty Gunn: A kind of quiet foodie revolution has been going on up in the north

Opinion
There is a tendency nowadays towards celebrity politics

Keith Howell: Time has come for a new kind of politician: less spin, more honesty

Opinion
Removing memorials doesnt mean the event didnt happen

David Bone: Toppling statues doesn’t magically change the past

Opinion
Ewan Mowat is a solicitor with AC White

Ewan Mowat: Booming gig economy can put workers at risk and they must be properly protected

Opinion
Nicola Sturgeon with Elif Shafak (left) at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Picture: PA

Lesley Riddoch: Is the word ‘National’ a weakness for SNP?

Opinion
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay.

Leader: Time to act now on business rates

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John Sturrock: Meet in the middle to settle differences

Opinion

Stacy Campbell: The lowdown on the pop-up pitfalls

Opinion

Brian Monteith: Free trade is breaking down barriers

Opinion

Brian Ferguson: Fringe workers deserve fair wage for their work

Opinion
People pay respect at a memorial tribute of flowers, messages and candles to the victims on Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas promenade. Picture: AP Photo/Manu Fernandez

Barcelona attack: Rental vans linked to fugitive suspect

World
Iraqi government forces supported by fighters from the Abbas Brigade, advance towards the city of Tal Afar, the main remaining stronghold of the Islamic State group. Picture: MOHAMMED SAWAF/AFP/Getty Images

Iraq launches IS offensive with call to ‘surrender or die’

World
The USS Indianapolis (CA 35) played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes. Picture: U.S. Navy via AP

Wreck of US warship that was key to Hiroshima bombing found

World

US comedian Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

Celebrity

Sarah Brown praises role of Scots in helping Malawi’s mothers

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Dani Garavelli: Confederates’ army still fighting the cause

Opinion 37

Barcelona Attack: Terror cell dismantled, manhunt for one ongoing

World

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Glasgow man creates world record by fathering twins 27 years after freezing sperm. Picture: John Jeffay

Scots man fathers twins 27 years after freezing sperm

Tech 1
Richard Osman hosts Child Genius. Picture: Channel 4.

Quiz: are you smarter than a child genius?

Odd
Love Woo is seeking a new reviewer to test out their products. Picture: Pexels

Wanted: Sex toy reviewer on £28k salary - with unlimited holidays

Odd
Ewan Mowat is a solicitor with AC White

Ewan Mowat: Booming gig economy can put workers at risk and they must be properly protected

Opinion
John Sturrock is a mediator and Chief Executive of Core Solutions.

John Sturrock: Meet in the middle to settle differences

Opinion
Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend in October will offer opportunities to open a pop-up bar. Picture: Stuart Cobley

Stacy Campbell: The lowdown on the pop-up pitfalls

Opinion
Colonel Alastair Murray Thorburn

Obituary: Alastair Murray Thorburn, soldier, officer, King’s Own Scottish Borderers

Obituaries
Sir Bruce, already into his 80s, In arguably his most popular and famous role as the Strictly Come Dancing host alongside Tess Daly

Obituary: Sir Bruce Forsyth, light entertainment legend

Obituaries

Obituary: How Sir Bruce Forsyth became an icon of UK television

UK 1
William Anderson has died at the age of 82

Obituary: William Anderson, solicitor and choral singer awarded OBE for services to child welfare

Obituaries

US comedian Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

Celebrity
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers with Sir Alex Ferguson at the Street Soccer Scotland annual dinner. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Sir Alex Ferguson praises Scottish charity work on mental health

Celebrity 1
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29:  Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian performs at the Panorama Music Festival. Picture: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Belle and Sebastian drummer left in US car park for four hours

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