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Jeremy Corbyn’s backing for Remain cast in doubt by Smith

UK 9
Scotland's busiest airport will have a new access road to ease congestion. Picture: Ian Georgeson

New access road to ease chronic congestion at Edinburgh airport

Transport
Barbara Hazzard, from Blackburn, who was left by hospital staff to walk home alone at 3am. Pictures SWNS

OAP forced to walk home from hospital at 3am in dressing gown and slippers

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Five stunning Scottish castles you can only reach by boat

News 10

Alastair Dalton: Plans for steam services have hit the buffers

Opinion
Mike Russell. Picture: TSPL

Mike Russell appointed Brexit minister

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Nicola Sturgeon promised a second oil boom. Picture; Getty

Ian Murray: GERS statistics a reality check on independence

Opinion 39
Livestock producers are concerns about the impact of Brexit. Picture: John Devlin

Europe still vital post-Brexit for livestock producers

Farming 6
Innis & Gunn is sending its beer to US presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Picture: Contributed

Innis & Gunn wants Trump and Clinton to sip truth

Retail 7
Security has been high on the post-Brexit agenda for Police Scotland. Picture: John Devlin

Leaders: Police Scotland steps up to mark on Brexit security

Opinion
Jeremy Corbyn addresses supporters in Glasgow today

Jeremy Corbyn’s backing for Remain cast in doubt by Smith

UK 9
Nigel Farage with Donald Trump. Pictutre: Getty

Farage tells Trump rally Brexit a win for anti-establishment

News 22

Jim Duffy: There’s potential but must work hard for vital spark

Opinion

Joyce McMillan: Burkini ban is a symptom of failure

Opinion 3

Colombia and Farc rebels sign peace deal after 50-year war

World

Mike Russell appointed Brexit minister

News 147
The Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme will enable faster-accelerating and longer electric trains to run between the cities. Photo: Network Rail

ScotRail passengers to face five more months of disruption

Transport 1
Scotland's busiest airport will have a new access road to ease congestion. Picture: Ian Georgeson

New access road to ease chronic congestion at Edinburgh airport

Transport
The Flying Scotsman's return to Scotland earlier this year was a truimph. Picture: Neil Hanna

Alastair Dalton: Plans for steam services have hit the buffers

Opinion
Pensioner dies in Ellon crash. Picture: John Devlin

Woman, 89, hit by car in Ellon dies in hospital

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Jeremy Corbyn accused of faking “ram-packed” Virgin train video

Transport 30

Scots grandad killed in hit-and-run in Spain by Land Rover with Edinburgh plates

News 8

Wow extends Edinburgh-Reykjavik flights year round

News 2
Converge Challenge director Olga Kozlova, centre, with Rebecca Pick of Strathclyde University and Edinburgh University's Richard Walker. Picture: Lesley Martin

Shortlist revealed for student entrepreneurs contest

Companies 3
The biggest reductions have been seen amongst women and mature students. Picture: Toby Williams

Number of students falls dramatically under new college setup

Education 15
A virtual classroom. Picture: Fleep Tuque

Ambitious virtual Gaelic school wins £700,000 boost

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Pupils hoping to get into high-performing Catholic schools in East Renfrewshire may have to provide baptismal certificates. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Demand for Catholic school places prompts ‘baptism checks’

Education 53

£33m sports facility at Strathclyde University given green light

News 2
The move has been launched to make children better equipped to cope when someone they know dies. Picture: TSPL

Death and bereavement on primary schools’ timetable

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Judy Murray at Cromlix Hotel, Dunblane. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Exclusive: Judy Murray fears for her tennis legacy

Tennis 18

Switch Pokémon for Plato to boost brain says expert

News 1

Perthshire schools without maximum pupils could be closed down

Education 16

Nicola Sturgeon launches new children’s reading challenge

News 24

Building innovation centre to double postgrad intake

Companies 6
Harbour seal populations on the east coast are struggling but are on the rise further west. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Census shows mixed fortunes for declining harbour seal colonies

Environment
The Scottish wildcat is endangered. Picture: Contributed

Scottish wildcat breeding centre opened to save Highland cats

Environment 1
The intake weir at Scotland's latest hydro scheme. Picture: Contributed

New £12m hydro scheme opens in the Highlands

News 4

Grounded oil rig in Western Isles refloated

News

Ilona Amos: Holyrood and Westminster must work together on energy

Opinion 20

Cairn Energy accused of failing to disclose environmental risks

Environment 7

Best-known Scots butterflies struggling after two wet summers

Environment 6
Barbara Hazzard, from Blackburn, who was left by hospital staff to walk home alone at 3am. Pictures SWNS

OAP forced to walk home from hospital at 3am in dressing gown and slippers

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Global superbug response needs $5bn each year, experts predict.

Scots experts say £4bn fund needed to tackle superbugs

News
Study finds feedback to GPs reduces harm caused by side effects of drugs. Picture: Contributed

GP feedback could reduce ‘high risk’ prescribing

News 3
Drunken attacks on emergency services staff are no longer a weekend phenomenon'. Picture: Greg Macvean

Third of emergency service staff victims of drunken violence

News 5
Global superbug response needs $5bn each year, experts predict.

Lizzy Buchan: Women should not be afraid to discuss HRT

Opinion
Sister Ellie, 7, Jordan and mum Angela. Picture: Cancer Research UK

Ex-Dundee United striker Jordan Moore fronts cancer campaign

Charities
Prof Jill Pell believes lack of vitaman D is plausible reason for increase in learning disabilities among children conceived during winter months.

Vitamin D ‘linked’ to learning disabilities, Scots scientists say

News

Scots golfers warned of increased skin cancer risk

News 1

Scottish hospital in world-first heart device operation

News 1

Hospital mortality rate down 4.5% since 2014

News 7

Menopause therapy treatment more likely to get breast cancer

News
OneSavings Bank joined the London market in 2014. Picture: Sang Tan/AP

OneSavings mulls more deals after ‘stunning’ results

Financial
Pfizer is buying the antibiotics business of rival AstraZeneca. Picture: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

Pfizer to buy Astra firm for £1.1bn in new twist

Tech 1
Jeremy Corbyn addresses supporters in Glasgow today

Jeremy Corbyn’s backing for Remain cast in doubt by Smith

UK 9

Polish migrants overtakes Indians as most common in the UK

UK

Inflation rate set to overtake ‘subdued’ pay rises

Management
Search continues for Italian earthquake survivors. Picture: Carl Court/Getty Images

Italy earthquake: Race to find survivors as death toll hits 250

World
Nigel Farage with Donald Trump. Pictutre: Getty

Farage tells Trump rally Brexit a win for anti-establishment

News 22
French attempts to ban the wearing of burkinis is sending out all the wrong signals to all the wrong people. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Joyce McMillan: Burkini ban is a symptom of failure

Opinion 3
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Tourist pleas for help to trace camera she lost in Scotland

News 2

Is this one of the best hat-tricks of all time?

News 6
Police are hunting duck thieves in Laurencekirk. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Thieves steal 230 ducks from Aberdeenshire farm

News 3

Millionaire fined for racist rants in bar of Gleneagles Hotel

News 12

Tesco removes Saltire from fruit after English complaints

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Where would Scotland have finished in Olympic medal table?

News 20

Scots councillor ‘compared Legoland cabin to Butlins in 1970s’

Odd 9
Sean Connery in From Russia With Love - his favourite Bond film. Picture: Kobal Collection

23 facts you didn’t know about Sir Sean Connery

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Paralympics presenter and Breaking Bad actor RJ Mitte Picture: Steve Paston/PA Wire

Breaking Bad star RJ Mitte calls for more disabled people on screen

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Castle Grant. Picture: submitted

New Russian owner of Craig Whyte’s castle charged with fraud

News
The rapid acceleration of UK tax on tobacco has driven consumers to find cheaper sources of tobacco. Picture: John Devlin

Giles Roca: Cigarette taxation must be stubbed out without delay

Opinion
Anne (right) and her niece Karen. Picture: Contributed

Anne and Karen’s story reveals what is done by Birthlink

Opinion
Plantations like Stridingarches Byre at Locharbrigg are restricted to 75 per cent or even 65 per cent of a single productive species. Picture: Contributed

Andrew Heald: Sustainability is seeing the wood for the trees

Opinion 2
Brian Rix, actor and disability campaigner. Picture: Getty Images

Obituary: Lord Brian Rix, actor and disability campaigner

Obituaries
Liz Drummond, former head of the Scottish Office press office. Picture: TSPL

Appreciation: Liz Drummond, former Scottish Office director of information

Obituaries
Mark Sherriff, stockbroker and businessman. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: Mark Sherriff CBE, stockbroker and businessman

Obituaries
Sir Antony Jay. co-writer of Yes Minister. Picture: PA

Obituary: Sir Antony Jay, CVO, CBE, co-writer of Yes Minister

Obituaries
Nicola Sturgeon promised a second oil boom. Picture; Getty

Ian Murray: GERS statistics a reality check on independence

Opinion 39
Security has been high on the post-Brexit agenda for Police Scotland. Picture: John Devlin

Leaders: Police Scotland steps up to mark on Brexit security

Opinion
The rapid acceleration of UK tax on tobacco has driven consumers to find cheaper sources of tobacco. Picture: John Devlin

Giles Roca: Cigarette taxation must be stubbed out without delay

Opinion
Anne (right) and her niece Karen. Picture: Contributed

Anne and Karen’s story reveals what is done by Birthlink

Opinion
Start-ups can only benefit from business support but how that is implemented defines just how useful that support will be. Picture: John Devlin

Jim Duffy: There’s potential but must work hard for vital spark

Opinion
French attempts to ban the wearing of burkinis is sending out all the wrong signals to all the wrong people. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Joyce McMillan: Burkini ban is a symptom of failure

Opinion 3
The Flying Scotsman's return to Scotland earlier this year was a truimph. Picture: Neil Hanna

Alastair Dalton: Plans for steam services have hit the buffers

Opinion

Leaders: Time to wake up to Scotland’s bottom line

Opinion 104

Andrew Heald: Sustainability is seeing the wood for the trees

Opinion 2

Lizzy Buchan: Women should not be afraid to discuss HRT

Opinion

Simon Collins: Fisheries’ backing for Brexit not narrow minded

Opinion 2