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Manchester Arena blast: police officer among those killed by Salman Abedi

UK
Virgin Trains East Coast services are among those affected.

Trains halted after east coast main line power lines damaged

Transport
Family handout photo of Nell Jones. Picture: SWNS

Manchester attack: Schoolgirl Nell Jones, 14, confirmed dead

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Manchester attack: woman buys tickets home for Scots teens

Transport

David Walsh: A love letter to Manchester

Opinion

Manchester arena attack: who are the victims?

UK

Euan McColm: the rite of passage of attending a first gig

Euan McColm
Scottish Tenant Farmers Association chairman Christopher Nicholson said a stakeholder group should be appointed to monitor contractors' work. Picture: Contributed

Cautious welcome for new farm rent review contract

Farming 2
Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad of Jordan delivers a speech to the General Assembly. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Propaganda will make Muslims more hated, says Muslim scholar

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Jeremy Corbyn's Labour will resume campaigning tomorrow. Pic: Danny Lawson

Parties set to resume election campaigns

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Rt Rev Dr Derek Browning, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. 
PICTURE: ANDREW O,BRIEN

Kirk votes against economic sanctions for Israel

Politics 5
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is unfairly targeted by Leavers, says John Edward. Picture: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

John Edward: Anti-EU rhetoric makes Scotland look small

Opinion 29
Adam McVey says the city needs 'political leadership' Picture: TSPL

SNP will go for minority administration in Edinburgh

Politics 56

Manchester attack: Election campaigning to remain suspended

UK 5

Leader comment: No answer to threat of lone suicide bomber

Opinion 21

Kirk tells PM: Don’t ignore ‘sovereign right’ of Scots

Politics 118

Ayesha Hazarika: Bomber and right-wing both desire hate and division

Opinion 78
Virgin Trains East Coast services are among those affected.

Trains halted after east coast main line power lines damaged

Transport 2
Swarms of emergency services at Manchesters MEN Arena and Piccadilly Station after an explosion

Manchester attack: woman buys tickets home for Scots teens

Transport

Manchester attack: Armed police to patrol Scottish Cup final

Transport 5

Drone comes within 30m of plane landing at Edinburgh Airport

News

New road cameras will charge Scottish drivers for pollution

Environment 42

Ian Maxwell: we must improve road safety for cyclists

Opinion 6

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 1
Lorraine Thomson, Business Engagement Manager for the Highlands and Islands, Interface.

Lorraine Thomson: Academics ready and able to help business

Opinion
NFU Scotland wants the school milk scheme to include local cheese and yoghurt. Picture: Julien Behal/PA

NFU Scotland calls for expansion of school milk scheme

Farming 2
Picture: PA

False allegations destroying teachers’ lives - union

Education 2
Far from being seen as an occasional treat, sugary, unhealthy snacks are all too often seen as a regular feature of childrens diets. Picture: Getty Images

Jane Bradley: We are nation of junk food pushers

Opinion 3
Teachers say there are too many policy changes in education.
PICTURE: DAVID DAVIES

Teaching union votes for ‘moratorium on education changes’

Education 9

Marc Lambert: Tune in to young children’s needs with a song

Opinion 1

Teaching union calls for end to “more rules by big guns”

Education

Stewart Nicol: Talk to kids about work – they need support

Opinion 1

Calls for reading and basic maths tests for new teachers

Education 24
Environmentalists from Dutch group By the Ocean We Unite display marine litter collected during a beach-clean in Fraserburgh with local scouts and campaigners from Surfers against Sewage.

 Picture: Nanne van Hoytema

Dutch scientists study plastic pollution in Scottish seas

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Both Edinburgh and Glasgow are vying to secure the pilot scheme. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Edinburgh and Glasgow square up over first Low Emission Zone

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Ilona Amos: Do yourself and nature a favour with a walk on the wild side

Environment

Iain Keith: Davidson must tell May to help save the planet

Opinion 23

Glasgow aims to beat Edinburgh in improving air quality

Environment 8

Concert promoters reveal plans for Botanics event in Edinburgh

Heritage 2
Users of ecstasy in Scotland are among the most prolific in the world, a survey has found

Scots among ‘most prolific ecstasy users in the world’

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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 1
A report has warned just half a class of wine a day raises the risk of breat cancer.

Half a glass of wine a day ‘raises breast cancer risk’

News 1

Can new blood from state schools cure GP crisis?

Health

Gordon Aikman honoured for his MND campaigning

News

Kevan Christie: Careful diet can keep excruciating pain of gout at bay

Opinion
Marks & Spencer said the timing of Easter weighed on its clothing business. Picture: David Cheskin/PA Wire

M&S profits slump as clothing sales go into reverse

Retail 2
Nationwide's underlying financial strength gives cause for reassurance, writes Martin Flanagan. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Martin Flanagan: Nationwide takes one for the team

Financial 1
Conditions on the high street are expected to deteriorate over the next three months. Picture: Robert Perry

High street buffeting as inflation hits store takings

Retail

Father of Manchester Arena bomber says ‘son is innocent’

UK

David Walsh: A love letter to Manchester

Opinion

Propaganda will make Muslims more hated, says Muslim scholar

News 1

Remembering the kindness of Manchester victim Martyn Hett

UK
Nationwide's underlying financial strength gives cause for reassurance, writes Martin Flanagan. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Martin Flanagan: Nationwide takes one for the team

Financial 1
People gathered for a vigil in Manchester's Albert Square on Tuesday evening. Picture: PA

David Walsh: A love letter to Manchester

Opinion

Ann Southwood: Second chance at Newbattle Abbey College

Opinion
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebooks CEO and founder, has been reluctant to address the issue of censorship on the social media network. Picture: Facebook/PA

Martyn McLaughlin: Facebook must lift the veil over its censorship policies

Opinion
The Apollo in Glasgow - more likely the Hydro now - was the scene of a rite of passage for Euan McColm and many others.

Euan McColm: the rite of passage of attending a first gig

Opinion 5
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is unfairly targeted by Leavers, says John Edward. Picture: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

John Edward: Anti-EU rhetoric makes Scotland look small

Opinion 29
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 1

Lorraine Thomson: Academics ready and able to help business

Opinion

Craig Hume: Paying the real Living Wage has been an investment, not a cost

Opinion

Pauline McCabe: Building a healthy career in construction

Management 1

Martin Flanagan: RBS legal action hangs in the balance

Financial
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is unfairly targeted by Leavers, says John Edward. Picture: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

John Edward: Anti-EU rhetoric makes Scotland look small

Opinion 29
Barcelona's football club former president Sandro Rosell arriving for a press conference to announce his resignation following an extraordinary board meeting at the club offices in Barcelona. 
Picture: Getty

Former Barcelona president and wife detained by police

World
US President Donald Trump  and First Lady Melania Trump lay a wreath during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum. Picture: Getty

Trump calls Holocaust ‘the 
most savage crime against God’

World 5

Manchester Arena attack: Watch Donald Trump condemn “evil losers”

World 4

Iain Keith: Davidson must tell May to help save the planet

Opinion 23

Donald Trump denies mentioning Israel in meeting with Russians

World

Half a glass of wine a day ‘raises breast cancer risk’

News 1
Heather McEwan's photo of the 'UFO' at the Kelpies

Photographer captures ‘UFO’ over Kelpies in Falkirk

Odd
Michael and Ross Dunlop signed in a local McDonald's. Picture: AFP/Getty

Scottish side complete double signing in local McDonald’s

Stenhousemuir
Brady died last week.

BBC apologises for mystery person quiz where answer was Ian Brady

UK
Professor Richard Wiseman with the death mask of Sir Walter Scott which will be a key part of the seances to be held in the Signet Library. Picture: Neil Hanna

Royal Mile seances aim to ‘summon spirit of Sir Walter Scott’

Lifestyle

Ann Southwood: Second chance at Newbattle Abbey College

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

Lorraine Thomson: Academics ready and able to help business

Opinion
Rhona McLeod is Chief Executive of Trust Housing Association.

Rhona McLeod: a possible solution to the problem of bed blocking

Opinion
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

Obituaries
Hibs legend Eric Stevenson, who has died at the age of 74

Obituary: Eric Stevenson, Hibernian supporter who became club legend and Hall of Fame member

Obituaries
Fox News creator Roger Ailes has died at the age of 77. Picture: AP

Obituary: Roger Ailes, Fox News creator

Obituaries

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

News

Manchester arena blast: Liam Gallagher leads celebrity tributes

Celebrity
A court heard how Michael Barrymore should receive substantial damages for wrongful arrest. Pic: Ian West/PA Wire

Michael Barrymore ‘should get substantial damages’, court told

Celebrity
Pippa Middleton kisses her new husband James Matthews, following their wedding ceremony at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

In pictures: Pippa Middleton and James Matthews tie the knot

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