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MSPs to vote on ‘immediate ban’ on fracking in Scotland

Politics
Picture; Traffic Scotland

Sheriffhall Roundabout reopened as breakdown cleared

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Foreign secretary Boris Johnson arrives to speak at the Chatham House London Conference on Monday. Picture: Yui Mok/PA

No-deal Brexit would cost Scottish economy £30bn over 5 years

Politics

Poorly-paid Scots have worst mortality rates in UK

Health

Tributes paid to runner who died during Edinburgh Parkrun

News

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Tory MP Douglas Ross is running a fine line

Opinion

Darren McGarvey: Men must consider if they have been abusive in the past

Opinion
Bute House was built in the 1790s and is now in the care of National Trust for Scotland. Picture: Greg Macvean

Nicola Sturgeon moved to hotel as Bute House closed for repairs

Politics

Darren McGarvey: Men must consider if they have been abusive in the past

Darren McGarvey
Sex should be viewed through the lens of relationships, which are based on a desire for connection, says Darren McGarvey

Darren McGarvey: Men must consider if they have been abusive in the past

Opinion 11
Construction workers are among the occupational groups with the highest mortality rates. Picture: Getty

Poorly-paid Scots have worst mortality rates in UK

Health 22
Foreign secretary Boris Johnson arrives to speak at the Chatham House London Conference on Monday. Picture: Yui Mok/PA

No-deal Brexit would cost Scottish economy £30bn over 5 years

Politics 331
Anti-fracking protestors outside the Grangemouth office of energy giant Ineos in 2016. Picture: Michael Gillen

MSPs to vote on ‘immediate ban’ on fracking in Scotland

Politics 154

EU denies leaking that Theresa May "begged for help" over dinner

Politics 117
Bute House was built in the 1790s and is now in the care of National Trust for Scotland. Picture: Greg Macvean

Nicola Sturgeon moved to hotel as Bute House closed for repairs

Politics 586
RBS was the subject of a probe by the FCA.

Activist group brands RBS report a "whitewash"

Financial

Law Society of Scotland backs proposed ban on smacking children

News 11

Maureen Dowd: Carter lusts for Trump posting

Opinion 3

Leader comment: Football exposes children to hate

Opinion 7

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Tory MP Douglas Ross is running a fine line

Opinion 26
Picture; Traffic Scotland

Sheriffhall Roundabout reopened as breakdown cleared

News
Manufacturer Airbus has made changes to the Super Puma since the accident that killed 13 last year

Oil workers still don’t trust revamped helicopter after fatal crash

Politics 4
The trio got into difficulties at the Devil's Pulpit. Picture: John MacSporran

Three people rescued from gorge made famous by Outlander

News 1

Police target drivers who pass too close to horses

News 8

Two people who died in fatal crashed named

News

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

News 3

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

Transport 56
Charities have welcomed the breakthrough

Scots scientists to begin human testing Alzheimer's vaccine

Health 2
Laura Thomson is a member of the Faculty of Advocates

Laura Thomson: Doing justice to the drama of the court

Opinion
Andrea Bradley said that teachers feared the scrutiny

Primary pupils as young as 7 to ‘inspect’ their school

Education 3
The One Planet Picnic is a Keep Scotland Beautiful initiative aimed at schools to encourage  pupils and staff to think about eating more sustainable, locally-sourced and ethically-produced foods. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 4
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 3
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 162

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

Opinion 1

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

Opinion 9

Edinburgh robot could help autistic adults find work

Tech

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

Opinion 23
A picture from Marra. Picture: Elite Falconry

Incredible footage shows rare bird’s eye view of Orkney cliffs

News
The UK's first ever Vegetable Summit is taking place in three cities across the UK, with the aim of improving public eating habits and benefiting health

Ilona Amos: Our poor diet is killing us, so let’s talk veg

Opinion
Vets worked for four hours to remove a young bear's tongue that had become so swollen it weighed 3kg and was dragging along the ground.

Scots vet helps save bear with 3kg elephantitis tongue

News 1
Richard Hepburn is Managing Director, Millar & Bryce

Richard Hepburn: Don’t get that sinking feeling – subsidence is a big issue for home owners

Opinion

Fish farms kill more seals as industry tries to save salmon

Environment 1

US firm to get £300,000 for North Sea seismic surveys

Environment 3

Scotland’s “most-advanced” recycling centre opens in Aberdeen

Environment 18

Fears for Leith amid ‘asset-stripping’ and house price concerns

Environment 4
Ron Connelly

Tributes paid to runner who died during Edinburgh Parkrun

News
Construction workers are among the occupational groups with the highest mortality rates. Picture: Getty

Poorly-paid Scots have worst mortality rates in UK

Health 22
Charities have welcomed the breakthrough

Scots scientists to begin human testing Alzheimer's vaccine

Health 2
Keith Brown

Bioclavis creates 43 jobs in Glasgow’s innovation zone

Tech
The UK's first ever Vegetable Summit is taking place in three cities across the UK, with the aim of improving public eating habits and benefiting health

Ilona Amos: Our poor diet is killing us, so let’s talk veg

Opinion

Video: the Scottish Government's smacking ban explained

Family
Fraser Scott is a Senior Solicitor, Murray Beith Murray

Fraser Scott: Retired? Now it’s time to think about future care

Opinion

Medical student sets faulty heart on helping others

UK

‘Gusset Grippers’ pelvic floor show goes to Holyrood

News

Leader comment: Cheer actor’s frankness

UK

British children drink less than two glasses of water a day

News 2

UK

Laura Thomson is a member of the Faculty of Advocates

Laura Thomson: Doing justice to the drama of the court

Opinion
Rory Stewart said converts to the terror group believed in an extremely hateful doctrine and fighters can expect to be killed given the threat they pose to British security.

Tory minister defends his comments about killing UK IS fighters

Politics 38
Jamie Harron, 27, was jailed for three months after touch a businessmans hip in a bar in the UAE. Picture: SWNS

Scot jailed for touching man in Dubai “has sentence dropped”

UK 44
Richard Hepburn is Managing Director, Millar & Bryce

Richard Hepburn: Don’t get that sinking feeling – subsidence is a big issue for home owners

Opinion

Fraser Scott: Retired? Now it’s time to think about future care

Opinion

Suspected gunman arrested after bowling alley siege

News

Labour to join forces with Tory rebels over Brexit

UK 48

Dream job going – interest in Scottish islands essential

UK 11
Sex should be viewed through the lens of relationships, which are based on a desire for connection, says Darren McGarvey

Darren McGarvey: Men must consider if they have been abusive in the past

Opinion 11
Alan Laidlaw, Chief Executive of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland

Alan Laidlaw: Can-do attitude will see agricultural sector thrive

Opinion
Gina Hanrahan, Acting Head of Policy at WWF Scotland

Gina Hanrahan: Looking at the bigger picture essential viewing for our environment

Opinion
Dr Tiina S�rkinen is a Biodiversity Scientist in the Tropical Team at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Dr Tiina Särkinen: Global collaboration is key to saving flora

Opinion
Jimmy Carter with reporters at the White House after talks with North Korean leader Kim Il Sung in 1994. The former president, now 93, reckons he could still assist with diplomacy in a bid to find a way forward. Picture: Getty Images

Maureen Dowd: Carter lusts for Trump posting

Opinion 3
Franz Ferdinand, just one of the acts who feature in the highlights of Scotland's rock and pop history.

Leader comment: National Museum is right to recognises Scots pop

Opinion
The controversial Offensive Behaviour Act was introduced after an Old Firm 'shame game' in 2011.

Leader comment: Football exposes children to hate

Opinion 7

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Tory MP Douglas Ross is running a fine line

Opinion 26

Ilona Amos: Our poor diet is killing us, so let’s talk veg

Opinion

Leader comment: Sturgeon has chance to do good on immigration

Opinion 66

Laura Thomson: Doing justice to the drama of the court

Opinion
Jimmy Carter with reporters at the White House after talks with North Korean leader Kim Il Sung in 1994. The former president, now 93, reckons he could still assist with diplomacy in a bid to find a way forward. Picture: Getty Images

Maureen Dowd: Carter lusts for Trump posting

Opinion 3
Catalan regional government president Carles Puigdemont signs a document about  the independence of Catalonia at the Catalan regional parliament. Picture; Getty

Catalonia could declare independence at meeting on Thursday

News 444
Protesters wave pro-independence Catalan Estelada flags during a demonstration in Barcelona. Picture: AFP/Getty/Luis Genel

People of Catalonia urged to ignore police after direct rule

Politics 172
Jailed Scot Jamie Harron, whose two-day break in Dubai turned into a nightmare.

Scot jailed for touching man’s hip in Dubai bar

News

US firm to get £300,000 for North Sea seismic surveys

Environment 3

Leader: Democracy on trial in Catalan crisis

Opinion 7

Several wounded in Munich stabbing spree

World

Catalonia tourism down 15% as images of police violence hit industry

UK 28

Odd

A traffic cone on the head of the Wellington statue outside the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow

Edinburgh told to ‘get your own patter’ after traffic cone stunt

News 1
Ikea have launched a range of pet furniture. But there's a catch

Ikea launches new range of furniture - for your pets

News
There have been a number of reports of 'killer clowns' across the UK.

Is the ‘Killer Clown’ craze set to return?

News 2
Vets worked for four hours to remove a young bear's tongue that had become so swollen it weighed 3kg and was dragging along the ground.

Scots vet helps save bear with 3kg elephantitis tongue

News 1
Laura Thomson is a member of the Faculty of Advocates

Laura Thomson: Doing justice to the drama of the court

Opinion
Richard Hepburn is Managing Director, Millar & Bryce

Richard Hepburn: Don’t get that sinking feeling – subsidence is a big issue for home owners

Opinion
Fraser Scott is a Senior Solicitor, Murray Beith Murray

Fraser Scott: Retired? Now it’s time to think about future care

Opinion
Alastair Durie, academic

Alastair J Durie: Widely respected Scottish academic and researcher

Obituaries 1
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

Andy Murray gives fans a chance to win Wimbledon racket

Tennis

Leader comment: Cheer actor’s frankness

UK

Sean Hughes: his greatest jokes, quips and one-liners

Lifestyle
Actor Greg McHugh takes part in a panel discussion on mental health issues at the Scottish Parliament's Festival of Politics. 20 October 2017. Pic - Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament Parliament

Gary Tank Commander actor Greg McHugh opens up on anxiety battle

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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

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