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Ex-teacher, 90, abused schoolboys on camping trip in 1970s

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Scotland voted to Remain in the EU by a large margin. Picture: Getty.

Expert urges SNP to speak out and demand a halt to Brexit

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Megan Scott was knocked down and killed. Picture: Contributed/Police Scotland

15-year-old knocked down and killed in East Kilbride named

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Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, arrives to attend a cabinet meeting in Downing Street.  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Amber Rudd’s decision to send home Americans in Scotland upheld

Politics

Clyde shipyard workers ‘betrayed’ over frigate order

Companies

Militant successor backs Leonard for Labour leadership

Politics

Scotland has worst potholes in the UK, four miles deep in total

Transport

Storm Brian: 80mph winds, traffic delays and blackouts expected

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Scotland's First Minister and Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon at Westminster

SNP ‘can’t have cake and eat it’ over Barnett Formula

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Paris Gourtsoyannis: How Brexit could be over by Christmas

Paris Gourtsoyannis
Scotland voted to Remain in the EU by a large margin. Picture: Getty.

Expert urges SNP to speak out and demand a halt to Brexit

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Richard Leonard is the "Corbynista" candidate for the Labour leadership

Militant successor backs Leonard for Labour leadership

Politics 2
Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, arrives to attend a cabinet meeting in Downing Street.  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Amber Rudd’s decision to send home Americans in Scotland upheld

Politics 130
HMS Dragon, the fourth of the Royal Navy's Type 45 destroyers, is launched at Govan in November 2008. Picture: Donald Macleod/TSPL

Clyde shipyard workers ‘betrayed’ over frigate order

Companies 402
Scotland's First Minister and Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon at Westminster

SNP ‘can’t have cake and eat it’ over Barnett Formula

News 168

Bill Clinton holds talks with Theresa May about Northern Ireland

UK 11
Scotland is to be the first part of the UK to ban smacking. MSP hn Finnie has been campaigning for a change in the law

Scotland to be first part of UK to ban smacking children

News 138

Fears flights will be grounded post-Brexit dismissed

News 3

Edinburgh MSP to face no further action over campaign spending

News

Agreement on EU citizens in UK ‘within touching distance’

Politics 30

PM's spokesman won't say if Douglas Ross is fulfilling his duties

Politics 161
Megan Scott was knocked down and killed. Picture: Contributed/Police Scotland

15-year-old knocked down and killed in East Kilbride named

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A study for insurance firm Confused.comrevealed Scotland has the worst potholes in the UK. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Scotland has worst potholes in the UK, four miles deep in total

Transport 22
A Class 385 train at Linlithgow station during early testing of the electrified Glasgow-Edinburgh mainline. Picture: ScotRail

Electric train runs on Edinburgh-Glasgow mainline for first time

Transport
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling Picture; PA

Fears flights will be grounded post-Brexit dismissed

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Cyclist ‘seriously injured’ in road collision with bus

News

Wizz Air applies for UK licence ahead of Brexit

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Storm Ophelia: Thousands without power as recovery process begins

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Dalry primary school pupils Kelly Zheng (right), 10, and Jennifer Shek, nine, work together on a digital animation project in Edinburgh. Picture: Tom Finnie

BT joins forces with Digital Xtra Fund to inspire young Scots

Tech
Scotland is to be the first part of the UK to ban smacking. MSP hn Finnie has been campaigning for a change in the law

Scotland to be first part of UK to ban smacking children

News 138
The Young Talk Project had a positive impact on school life,  created better pupil relationships, improved discipline and cut the number of suspensions, as well as freeing up time for teachers

Graham Boyack: Get pupils to sort out conflict by themselves and reap the benefits

Opinion
How do we ensure children have the skills for tomorrow's job, asks Claire Gillespie?

Claire Gillespie: How do we ensure children have skills for tomorrow’s jobs?

Opinion 8

Edinburgh robot could help autistic adults find work

Tech
10/10/17 . GLASGOW. Stock shot of First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. SNP�"s Nicola Sturgeon.
Nicola Sturgeon makes her keynote address to SNP party conference in Glasgow.

Dr Katherine Trebeck: Fair play to the SNP – their ideas could cut gap between have and have-nots

Opinion 20
Paolo Nutini will be teaching songwriting at the University of the West of Scotland.

Singing star Paolo Nutini to become a university tutor

Celebrity 3

Hard Brexit ‘threatens scientific research’ at Scots universities

Education 171

Pensioner unearths £1,700 of pupils’ cash and gives it schools

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Scots primary school class sizes grow as teacher numbers fall

Education 53

Teachers should discuss dark web ‘dangers’ with pupils

Tech 4
The final turbine being put into place at the wind farm

World’s first floating wind farm powers up in Scotland

News 135
Scotland is set to have a deposite system for empty drink containers. Picture: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

James Mackenzie: Deposit system welcome – but we must go further

Opinion 6
10/10/17 . GLASGOW. Stock shot of First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. SNP�"s Nicola Sturgeon.
Nicola Sturgeon makes her keynote address to SNP party conference in Glasgow.

Dr Katherine Trebeck: Fair play to the SNP – their ideas could cut gap between have and have-nots

Opinion 20
Immediate action is needed to tackle plastic pollution in the world's seas, Sir David has said ahead of a major new TV wildlife series. Picture: David Parry/PA Wire

Fast action on plastic pollution required Sir David Attenborough

TV & Radio

Plastic pellets threaten to bury Scotland’s sandy beaches

Environment 1

Energy-efficient homes ‘should get £500 off tax bill’

Environment 19

Leader: Everyone can help turn the tide of beach pollution

Opinion 1
Tony Singh's recipes will be handed out at local food banks. Picture: Peter Devlin

Edinburgh celebrity chef creates bespoke foodbank recipes

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Health boards across Scotland are on track to fall further behind a key target for A&E waiting times.  Picture: Peter Byrne/PA

Scotland even further behind key NHS target

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Dunsyre Blue cheese

Cheesemaker avoids charges over e-coli death of child

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Rick Loup. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Patient faces 16-month wait for surgery on both his knees

UK
Scottish Celebrity chef Tony Singh MBE teams up with Hilton to launch is foodbank recipes.

‘King of Spice’ creates bespoke foodbank recipes

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Luke Robertson, whose experimental treatment in Mexico has already extended his life span, with his young brother, Lewis.

Brave Luke, 7, defies odds after treatment at Mexican hospital

UK
Macmillan Cancer Support released concerning report. Picture: Joel Ford/Getty Images)

Leader comment: Support is vital in the fight against cancer

Opinion

Cancer patients ‘let down in their time of need’

Health 1

NHS bosses ‘should hang their heads in shame’ over Dundee suicide

News 2

Vacancies in over a third of care services across Scotland

UK 6

David Walsh: Not wrong to take pills for depression – some need them

Opinion 15

UK

Nestle's Toffee Deluxe chocolate is returning to Quality Street tubs in time for Christmas. Picture: Contributed

Quality Street toffee deluxe returns for Christmas

Lifestyle

Storm Brian: 80mph winds, traffic delays and blackouts expected

News 5

Bill Clinton holds talks with Theresa May about Northern Ireland

UK 11
Jamie Harron. Picture: SWNS

Parents face jail for visiting Scot charged in Dubai

News 28

Revealed: How much it costs to get married in Scotland

UK 2

Tory MP to miss Commons vote to be assistant referee at Champions League game

News 41

Patient faces 16-month wait for surgery on both his knees

UK

UK unemployment falls to 12-year-low

UK 1

Bill Jamieson: Are plans for Universal Income delusional?

Opinion 106
Scotland Secretary David Mundell and  Scottish Conservative Leader Ruth Davidson arrive at Downing Street for the weekly cabinet meeting. Picture; Getty

Tom Peterkin: Ruth Davidson must be ruthless on internal strife

Politics 14
A beauty spot like Glencoe sells itself (Picture: Ian Rutherford)

Kenny MacAskill: Who needs bricks and mortar tourist offices?

Opinion 7
Counselling depressed man head in hands. Man upset during a chat with a woman, possibly a failed relationship / breaking up.

Anne Chilton: Change is inevitable, but how we deal with it is the most important thing

Opinion
The Young Talk Project had a positive impact on school life,  created better pupil relationships, improved discipline and cut the number of suspensions, as well as freeing up time for teachers

Graham Boyack: Get pupils to sort out conflict by themselves and reap the benefits

Opinion
How do we ensure children have the skills for tomorrow's job, asks Claire Gillespie?

Claire Gillespie: How do we ensure children have skills for tomorrow’s jobs?

Opinion 8

Four Scots chippies battle for national food title

Opinion

Leader comment: Support is vital in the fight against cancer

Opinion

Martyn McLaughlin: Public buses are lifeline and vital to Scots economy

UK

Ayesha Hazarika: Me too. But how long before we say ‘last week’s news’?

Opinion 1

Bill Clinton holds talks with Theresa May about Northern Ireland

UK

Scots launch Catalan Defence Committee to ‘defend democracy’

Politics 96
The brother of Harvey Weinstein (pictured) has denied harassing a producer.

Brother of Harvey Weinstein denies harassment claims

Lifestyle
Producer Kathleen Kennedy has called for a "zero-tolerance" approach. Picture: Mark Davis/Getty Images for Women In Film)

Film producer calls for commission to stamp out sexual harassment

News 4

Spain’s top court confirms Catalonia referendum illegal

World 22

Clean up starts as Syrian ‘capital of terrorism’ liberated from IS

World 1

Bull on loose in New York escapes slaughterhouse and injures child

Odd

Tory Minister criticises SNP MP over role in Catalan vote

Politics 403

Odd

Badger discovered having a cat nap in Linlithgow house

Badger sneaks into house and enjoys a snooze in a cat bed

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The bull in Prospect Park.

Bull on loose in New York escapes slaughterhouse and injures child

Odd
Sir Richard Branson opened up about being the target of cons. Picture: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire

Sir Richard Branson targeted with $5m ‘terrorist’ ransom demand

Odd 4
Counselling depressed man head in hands. Man upset during a chat with a woman, possibly a failed relationship / breaking up.

Anne Chilton: Change is inevitable, but how we deal with it is the most important thing

Opinion
The Young Talk Project had a positive impact on school life,  created better pupil relationships, improved discipline and cut the number of suspensions, as well as freeing up time for teachers

Graham Boyack: Get pupils to sort out conflict by themselves and reap the benefits

Opinion
10/10/17 . GLASGOW. Stock shot of First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. SNP�"s Nicola Sturgeon.
Nicola Sturgeon makes her keynote address to SNP party conference in Glasgow.

Dr Katherine Trebeck: Fair play to the SNP – their ideas could cut gap between have and have-nots

Opinion 20
Lady Jean Fforde in her home in Arran in 2014 (Picture: Robert Perry)

Obituary: Lady Jean Fforde, aristocrat said to have auctioned off an earldom to pay for central heating

Obituaries
Dr Margaret Colquhoun

Obituary: Margaret Colquhoun, evolutionary biologist, much-respected and sought-after adult educator

Obituaries
Norman Lawrence obit
Garage proprietor and mechanic
Born 11 January, 1918 in Kininmonth (correct), Aberdeenshire
Died 29 September, 2017 in Banchory, aged 99

Norman Lawrence: Garage proprietor, mechanic and Second World War veteran

Obituaries 1
Alex Wattie, award-winning journalist and broadcaster

Obituary: Alex Wattie, award-winning journalist and broadcaster, sailor and hillwalker

Obituaries

Film producer calls for commission to stamp out sexual harassment

News 4
Sir Richard Branson opened up about being the target of cons. Picture: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire

Sir Richard Branson targeted with $5m ‘terrorist’ ransom demand

Odd 4
Paolo Nutini will be teaching songwriting at the University of the West of Scotland.

Singing star Paolo Nutini to become a university tutor

Celebrity 3
Gerard Butler was rushed to hospital. Picture: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Gerard Butler rushed to hospital after motorbike smash

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Harvey Weinstein is accused of rape and sexual assault. Picture: JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/Getty Images

The Weinstein company in talks to sell assets as scandal grows

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