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BBC Alba future in balance warns operator

TV & Radio
A war memorial is unveiled in Edinburgh. Photograph: Lisa Ferguson

Edinburgh University’s Scotland’s War project to be axed

Education 3
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon meets Prime Minister Theresa May at Bute House. Picture: TSPL

SNP partly responsible for Brexit, claims Theresa May

Politics 69

Paris Gourtsoyannis: rebel Labour MPs left to ponder options

UK 1

Forth Bridge closure ‘changes commute forever’

Transport 2

Scottish schools start new term hundreds of teachers short

Education 2

Leader: Corbyn must bring back cabinet elections

Opinion 1
Under investigation: Lib Dem MSP for Edinburgh Western Alex Cole-Hamilton. Picture: Neil Hanna

Lib Dem MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton faces expenses probe

News 2
A scene from Bannan, BBC Albas first Gaelic drama. MG Alba says 300 jobs are at risk unless it gains an improvement on its �5.5 million annual settlement from the BBC.

BBC Alba future in balance warns operator

TV & Radio
Jeremy Corbyn MP  shakes hands with Owen Smith MP . Picture: Getty

Paris Gourtsoyannis: rebel Labour MPs left to ponder options

UK 1
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon meets Prime Minister Theresa May at Bute House. Picture: TSPL

SNP partly responsible for Brexit, claims Theresa May

Politics 69
Under investigation: Lib Dem MSP for Edinburgh Western Alex Cole-Hamilton. Picture: Neil Hanna

Lib Dem MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton faces expenses probe

News 2
Corbyn flanked by Ian Murray and Kezia Dugdale in Glasgow. Picture: John Devlin

Labour’s needs a radical agenda founded on mutual respect

Politics 1
In a recent speech, former chancellor George Osborne warned against the dangerous purity of splendid isolation. Photograph: Neil Hall/Getty Images

Euan McColm: Doff your caps to the Tory toff who gives Brexit’s losers a voice

Politics 3
Tavish Scott says more than 4,000 teachers have been lost on the SNPs watch.

Scottish schools start new term hundreds of teachers short

Education 2

Poll: Voters believe Labour more divided than ever

Politics 23

Jim Sillars: Indyref2 campaigners should focus on economy

Politics 20

Paul Mason calls for Scottish Labour members to back independence

Politics 41

Kezia Dugdale: Corbyn facing ‘difficult task’ to unite Labour

Politics 35
The woman was killed in the crash in the early hours of Saturday morning

Police probe after woman dies in West Lothian car crash

Transport
The Forth Bridge closed for three weeks in December and, for some, commuting has never been the same since. Photograph: Jane Barlow

Forth Bridge closure ‘changes commute forever’

Transport 2
There are virtually no passenger vessels plying the RIver Clyde

Alastair Dalton: Get passengers back on to the Clyde

Opinion 5
An artist's impression of the new ScotRail trains built by Hitachi. Picture: Contributed

Video: ScotRail's new Japanese trains put through their paces

Transport 19

Scotland's weather: Flooding and gale warning for west coast

Transport 5

M8 crash leads to seven miles of tailbacks

News 4

VIDEO: Blaze destroys Lothian bus in Slateford

News 12

5,000 responses to Edinburgh Airport flight path consultation

News 11
A war memorial is unveiled in Edinburgh. Photograph: Lisa Ferguson

Edinburgh University’s Scotland’s War project to be axed

Education 3
Tavish Scott says more than 4,000 teachers have been lost on the SNPs watch.

Scottish schools start new term hundreds of teachers short

Education 2
John Swinney said he was delighted the Government could provide further funding.

Thousands of kids to receive Gaelic lessons after Government grant

Education 123
Susanne Mitschke, chief executive of MindMate, which shared the top Converge Challenge prize with MicroSense. Picture: Lesley Martin

Converge Challenge unveils winning university start-ups

Tech 1

Scottish students stranded in South China Sea

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John Swinney launches the Digital Schools Awards, a programme tp encourages best practice use of digital tech in primary schools. Picture: Jeff Holmes

Swinney axes unit assessments to ease teacher workloads

Education 31

Technology to be placed at centre of Scottish classroooms

News 10

Oil tycoon Sir Ian Wood pumps £70m into charitable causes

News 13

Childline held 151 online sex abuse counselling sessions in 2015

Education

Report finds 17 councils must do more to help teachers

News 5
The buzzard was rescued after it was found hanging upside down from a tree on a fishing line in Aberdeen. 
Picture:  Scottish SPCA/PA

Fishing line caught Buzzard rescued from tree

Environment
Emily Plant, 17, made the news this week... but do you know why? Picture: SWNS

The Scotsman weekly news quiz, 23/9/2016

Politics

Scotland could host every other Olympics in future

News 8

Greenpeace hails overturning of ban on anti-fracking ad

Environment 1

Upcoming storm names revealed by MET office

News 3
GPs should offer teleheath options for at least one long term condition, experts urged. Picture: Contributed

Scottish GPs urged to offer digital check-ups

News 2
We have to get out of our bad eating habits if we want to improve our health.

Stephen Jardine: Scots are blessed by great produce but cursed by bad diet

Opinion 1
Patients could test their own blood pressure rather than have to visit a doctor.

Leader comment: Virtual check-ups a boon for NHS and patients

Opinion
Nicola Sturgeon was questioned over cuts to care funding by Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale

Brian Wilson: Glibness ill becomes the First Minister

Opinion 42
The number of Scots who smoke is declining. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Is Scotland still the ‘sick man of Europe’?

Health 7
Seven-year-old Ehryn Andrews, from Elgin, is backing the Give Up clothes for Good cancer charity campaig. Picture: Contributed

Brave Ehryn, 7, urges Scots to donate clothes to beat cancer

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Report claims hangover-free alcohol could have health benefits. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Hangover-free alcohol could be key to mental health

News 12

Paisley hospital apologises after ‘dead body’ spotted in window

News

Lizzy Buchan: Long-term fix needed to change attitudes to health

Opinion

Scotland’s micropub listed in beer “Bible”

News

Facebook aiming to end disease with $3 billion pledge

News 2
Jeremy Corbyn MP  shakes hands with Owen Smith MP . Picture: Getty

Paris Gourtsoyannis: rebel Labour MPs left to ponder options

UK 1
In a recent speech, former chancellor George Osborne warned against the dangerous purity of splendid isolation. Photograph: Neil Hall/Getty Images

Euan McColm: Doff your caps to the Tory toff who gives Brexit’s losers a voice

Politics 3
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and leadership challenger Owen Smith. Picture: John Devlin

Poll: Voters believe Labour more divided than ever

Politics 23
Kezia Dugdale called for deeds rather than rhetoric to unite the party. Picture: Greg Macvean

Kezia Dugdale: Corbyn facing ‘difficult task’ to unite Labour

Politics 35

Pippa Middleton’s iCloud hacked as 3000 private photos stolen

Celebrity

Monty Python star Terry Jones dementia diagnosis

UK 9
Caught up in the sensational split of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are six vulnerable children. Picture:  Justin Tallis/PA

Dani Garavelli: Brangelina’s brood add pathos to final cut

Celebrity
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon meets Prime Minister Theresa May at Bute House. Picture: TSPL

SNP partly responsible for Brexit, claims Theresa May

Politics 69
Dean was caught at a property on Frederick Street. Picture: Contributed

Drink-driver who fled Taiwan for Capital wins extradition fight

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Huda Abdul Gader, whose three daughters were kidnapped in Libya. Picture: Greg Macvean

Mum’s five years without her kidnapped little girls

News 15
Emily Plant, 17, made the news this week... but do you know why? Picture: SWNS

The Scotsman weekly news quiz, 23/9/2016

Politics

Paisley hospital apologises after ‘dead body’ spotted in window

News
Picture: John Devlin

Scottish banknotes banned from McDonald’s franchise

Odd 161

SFA deny claim Scottish youth squad was too hungover to play

Football 2

Edinburgh firm takes staff on exotic bonus holiday

News 7

Scotland could host every other Olympics in future

News 8

Glasgow has highest level of road rage in UK

News 14
Caught up in the sensational split of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are six vulnerable children. Picture:  Justin Tallis/PA

Dani Garavelli: Brangelina’s brood add pathos to final cut

Celebrity
A hacker reportedly offered to sell as many as 3,000 images of Pippa Middleton after hacking her iCloud account. Picture: PA

Pippa Middleton’s iCloud hacked as 3000 private photos stolen

Celebrity
CJ de Mooi. Picture: PA

Eggheads star CJ de Mooi bailed over alleged Netherlands killing

Celebrity
Hibs  manager Neil Lennon on the set of Outlander in Glasgow. Picture: SWNS

Neil Lennon spotted on set of Outlander

News
The Larder Bistro is one of many new businesses to open in the capital

‘Wealth generation’ need not be a dirty phrase

Opinion 1
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Digital changes the future every day

Opinion
LONDON - AUGUST 08:  A Caledonian 80 Shilling label at the Beer Festival in Earls Court on August 8, 2007 in London, England. The beer festival is an annual event supported by CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale).  (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Let’s raise a glass to hardworking landlords and brewers

Opinion
Norma Moriceau created the look for Crocodile Dundee

Obituary: Norma Moriceau, costume designer behind looks of Mad Max and Crocodile Dundee

Obituaries
Landscape architect James Hope

Obituary: James Hope, landscape architect

Obituaries
Margaret Hall Harper
 has died at the age of 107

Obituary: Margaret Harper, secretary and housewife who witnessed 20 prime ministers in her lifetime

Obituaries
Oscar-winning filmmaker Curtis Hanson. Picture :AP/Carlos Jasso

Obituary: Curtis Hanson, Oscar-winning screenwriter and film director

Obituaries
Cash raised by the STV Childrens Appeal stays in local communities

Margaret Ford: Your generosity restores the dignity of Scots in dire need

News
Caught up in the sensational split of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are six vulnerable children. Picture:  Justin Tallis/PA

Dani Garavelli: Brangelina’s brood add pathos to final cut

Celebrity
Jeremy Corbyn MP  shakes hands with Owen Smith MP . Picture: Getty

Paris Gourtsoyannis: rebel Labour MPs left to ponder options

UK 1
Corbyn celebrates victory in Liverpool. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA

Leader: Corbyn must bring back cabinet elections

Opinion 1
In a recent speech, former chancellor George Osborne warned against the dangerous purity of splendid isolation. Photograph: Neil Hall/Getty Images

Euan McColm: Doff your caps to the Tory toff who gives Brexit’s losers a voice

Politics 3
The controversial faux Bavarian burger bar at the Kelpies. Photograph: Michael Gillen

Bill Jamieson: Brexit cannot be blamed for Scotland’s latest economic own goal

Business 1
Damian Green has emphasised the principle of intergenerational fairness. Picture: Dan Kitwood/Getty

Jeff Salway: Triple pensions lock faces early retirement

Opinion 4

Jand Christie Mum’s the word There comes a time to run

Family

Stephen Jardine: Scots are blessed by great produce but cursed by bad diet

Opinion 1

Leader comment: Virtual check-ups a boon for NHS and patients

Opinion

Brian Wilson: Glibness ill becomes the First Minister

Opinion 42