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Number of fatalities after Manchester concert ‘explosion’

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UKIP Scottish leader David Coburn, Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale, Nicola Sturgeon, leader of the SNP, Scottish Conservative Party leader Ruth Davidson, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie, and Scottish Green Party co-convenor Patrick Harvie MSP. Picture: Getty

General Election: How party leaders rated in last night’s heated TV debate

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Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte. Pic: SNS/Bill Murray

Craig Whyte trial hears claims use of Ticketus ‘actively concealed’

Rangers

First oil recovered from redeveloped field near Shetland

Energy

Leaders debate: How angry nurse and ‘smear campaign’ unfolded online

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Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale during the launch of the Scottish Labour manifesto. Picture: David Cheskin/PA Wire

Kezia Dugdale: Vote Labour to ditch ‘divisive’ SNP and Tories

General Election

Lesley Riddoch: Theresa May hands OAP ammunition to SNP

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Scottish Land Commission chairman Andrew Thin had a warning for land agents. Picture: Contributed

Land chief’s speech may be foretaste of battles to come

Farming 5
The Chartered Management Institute found a sharp rise in the number of bosses who said they are more stressed and less motivated than a year ago. Picture: Jane Barlow

Stressed managers seek clarity amid political upheaval

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SNP candidate Joanna Cherry apologised for a serious error of judgment, but the damage was already done.

Leader comment: Smear has damaged our political debate

Opinion 20
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

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Leaders debate: How angry nurse and ‘smear campaign’ unfolded online

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General Election: How party leaders rated in last night’s heated TV debate

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Experts and environmentalists last night welcomed the move, saying it could save thousands of lives from the deadly impact of air pollution. Picture: JP

New road cameras will charge Scottish drivers for pollution

Environment 37
Ian Maxwell is campaigning for a two-way cycle path alond Princes Street. Picture: submitted

Ian Maxwell: we must improve road safety for cyclists

Opinion 5
Volunteer crews were alerted at 5:15am following reports of a person in the Tay this morning. The person later died. Picture: TSPL

Broughty lifeboats called out to Tay Bridge fall death

Transport

Network Rail ‘stealth plan’ to make trains run on time

Transport 28

Alastair Dalton: Shaking up railways won’t make them better

Opinion 1

Edinburgh-Glasgow rail electrification delayed again

Transport 33
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 8
Scottish Book Trusts Bookbug encourages story-telling for kids

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

Opinion 1
Teachers say they want more time to teach pupils.

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

Education
Youngsters need guidance and inspiration before entering work.. Picture: Michael Gillen

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

Opinion 1
Dr Rowena Arshad, Head of Moray House School of Education appears before Holyrood's Education and Skills Committee. Picture: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

Calls for reading and basic maths tests for new teachers

Education 24

John Swinney: ‘students may fail degrees because of strikes’

Politics 29

Flaws raise doubts over CfE’s suitability

Opinion 10
A circular carpet of dancing flames will create a "fire garden" for the new Christmas at the Botanics event.

Concert promoters reveal plans for Botanics event in Edinburgh

Heritage 2
Experts and environmentalists last night welcomed the move, saying it could save thousands of lives from the deadly impact of air pollution. Picture: JP

New road cameras will charge Scottish drivers for pollution

Environment 37
The three osprey chicks, like the ones pictured, are now facing the threat of starvation, with one already confirmed dead. Picture: RSPB

Fears grow for osprey chicks after male fails to return to nest

News 2
The SRUC team of (back row) Heath Urquhart, Adam Pochyla, Conor Thomas, Francesco Mari, (front) lecturer Matt Jessop, Georgina Bennett, Veronika Svatosova and Kittiya Punyasang-Walton.

Lord Darnley murder mystery inspiration for gardening competition

Environment

MSPs query decision to drop bird of prey shooting case

Environment 5

Scots products rampant whatever the wrapper says

Lifestyle 1

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

Opinion 18

Glasgow botanics hosts bicentenary gala for all the family

Glasgow
Callum Cruickshank, whose eyes were opened to a rewarding career by a knee injury. Photograph: Toby Williams

Can new blood from state schools cure GP crisis?

Health
Gordon Aikman. Picutre: Lisa Ferguson

Gordon Aikman honoured for his MND campaigning

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Gout can cause excruciating pain in joints, often in the ankle or toes.

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

Opinion
A study into injuries in young rugby players found overall injuries fell by 72 per cent when  20-minute exercise programme was followed. Picture: SNS Group

New exercise programme could cut injuries to rugby players

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A new report filed by the World Health Organisation highlights the threats posed by over-usage of computers, the internet and social media on young people. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Social media use damaging young people’s health, says report

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Alanna Higginson: Mental health issues can happen to anyone

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Young Scots ‘eat more sweets than their UK counterparts’

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Care watchdog issues damning report into elderly care in Edinburgh

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Brave Luke receives treatment in Mexico for brain cancer

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Ariana Grande. Picture: Getty Images

'Major incident' at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

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The Chartered Management Institute found a sharp rise in the number of bosses who said they are more stressed and less motivated than a year ago. Picture: Jane Barlow

Stressed managers seek clarity amid political upheaval

Management 4
Police stand by a cordoned off street close to the Manchester Arena. Picture: Getty

Number of fatalities after Manchester concert ‘explosion’

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BBC apologises for mystery person quiz where answer was Ian Brady

UK

Independence will never be backed by Labour, says Kezia Dugdale

Politics 33
A community fibre partnership can help bring broadband to areas not involved in the national rollout plans, says BT Scotland director Brendan Dick. Picture: Iain MacDonald/PA Wire

Brendan Dick: Broadband key for Scotland’s rural areas

Tech
One Lochrin Square will prove attractive to tech companies

Ben Reed: Don’t let lack of floorspace cramp Edinburgh’s style

Opinion
Rhona McLeod is Chief Executive of Trust Housing Association.

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

Opinion
Jon Heggie, Director Fundraising, St Columbas Hospice

Jon Heggie: Marathon men and women help to run hospice

Opinion

Diane Greenlees:Foundation pathways will test traditional stereotypes

Opinion

David Tibbs: Shopping success is firmly off-centre

Opinion

Trudy is part of our happy and fulfilling family

Opinion

John Cameron: The legacy of ensuring a proper burial for the fallen in our wars is a century old

Opinion
The Titanium consortium aims to tackle the use of blockchain in crimes such as the recent WannaCry ransomware attack. Picture: Yun Dong-jin/Yonhap via AP

Blockchain consortium seeks to tackle cyber crime

Tech
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company's annual F8 developer conference in San Jose. Picture: AP

Facebook under fire over content moderation

Tech 1
United States President Donald Trump addresses the Arabic-Islamic American summit in Riyadh yesterday. Picture: Getty

Trump urges Muslim and Arab leaders to drive out extremists

World 6

North Korea defies UN and fires missile in latest weapons test

World 1

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

Opinion 18

Ross Douthat: We have a child upon the throne

Opinion 31

Julian Assange rape investigation is dropped

UK
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
People are attracted to faces with familiar characteristics according to the new study. Picture: PA

People attracted to familiar faces, says new Scottish study

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In the 1980s, ITV's Saturday morning kids show Tiswas was the TV equivalent of the delinquent child next door.

Aidan Smith: Missing slings and superballs of 1960s childhood

Opinion
Rhona McLeod is Chief Executive of Trust Housing Association.

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

Opinion
Jon Heggie, Director Fundraising, St Columbas Hospice

Jon Heggie: Marathon men and women help to run hospice

Opinion

Trudy is part of our happy and fulfilling family

Opinion
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
Hamish Davidson from Nairn competing in the hammering throwing at the Milk International Highland Games in Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh.

Obituary: Hamish Davidson, Highland Games heavyweight athlete

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Musician/actor Chris Cornell . Photo  Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Obituary: Chris Cornell, Soundgarden and Audioslave lead singer dies at 52

Obituaries

In pictures: Pippa Middleton and James Matthews tie the knot

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Pippa Middleton is escorted by her father Michael Middleton. Picture: Getty

First pictures of Pippa Middleton arriving at her wedding

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Pippa Middleton and James Matthews pictured attending Wimbledon. Picture: PA

Haggis and whisky on the menu for Pippa Middleton’s wedding

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