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Storm Ophelia: Tenement collapses in Glasgow

News
SNP home affairs spokeswoman Joanna Cherry could face a battle to hold on to her seat. Picture: Jane Barlow

SNP big guns face losing seats under shake-up of boundaries

Politics
ScotRail services on the east coast mainline from Fife to Edinburgh have been suspended. Picture: Neil Hanna

Storm Ophelia: Fife - Edinburgh ScotRail services disrupted

Transport
Anas Sarwar and Richard Leonard have held a series of hustings debates as party members elect a new leader. Picture: John Devlin

Anas Sarwar wins mayors’ backing in Labour leadership race

Politics

Storm Ophelia: Nearly 50 flights from Scotland cancelled

News

Tory MSP under fire after paying his own firm from public cash

Politics

Paris Gourtsoyannis: How Brexit could be over by Christmas

Politics

SNP economic group to ‘recommend creation of Scottish pound’

Politics
Emma Thompson spoke out in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal (Picture: Getty)

Darren McGarvey: Taking stock of the crisis in masculinity

Opinion

Paris Gourtsoyannis: How Brexit could be over by Christmas

Paris Gourtsoyannis
Anas Sarwar and Richard Leonard have held a series of hustings debates as party members elect a new leader. Picture: John Devlin

Anas Sarwar wins mayors’ backing in Labour leadership race

Politics 1
SNP home affairs spokeswoman Joanna Cherry could face a battle to hold on to her seat. Picture: Jane Barlow

SNP big guns face losing seats under shake-up of boundaries

Politics 241
A Union Jack flag flies in front of the European Commission building. Picture: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty

Paris Gourtsoyannis: How Brexit could be over by Christmas

Politics 197
MSP Finlay Carson

Tory MSP under fire after paying his own firm from public cash

Politics 168
Scottish Conservatives leader, Ruth Davidson is to appear on the Great British Off.

Ruth Davidson to appear on celebrity episode of Great British Bake Off

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Emma Thompson spoke out in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal (Picture: Getty)

Darren McGarvey: Taking stock of the crisis in masculinity

Opinion 2

Scottish Conservatives ‘hitting the panic button’, says SNP MSP

Politics 132

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

Opinion 8

Alex Salmond to appear at Scottish independence rally in Edinburgh

Politics 136

Hard Brexit ‘threatens scientific research’ at Scots universities

Education 168
ScotRail services on the east coast mainline from Fife to Edinburgh have been suspended. Picture: Neil Hanna

Storm Ophelia: Fife - Edinburgh ScotRail services disrupted

Transport 7
The plane is set to continue on from Glasgow Airport

Plane lands in Glasgow after declaring emergency over Edinburgh

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Welcome for law change to enable offenders whose recklessness has cost lives to be imprisoned for life. Picture: DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images

Harsher penalties at last on killer drivers

News 2

Million Scots at risk of ‘transport poverty’

Transport 8

Edinburgh - Glasgow trains delayed due to slippery tracks

News 2

Electric boat group in shock bid to ban motor vessels on Loch Lomond

Transport 13

Drone ‘put 130 lives at risk’ with Gatwick plane near miss

UK 1

Edinburgh robot could help autistic adults find work

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

Singing star Paolo Nutini to become a university tutor

Celebrity 2
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 8
Carlos Moedas said UK participation in the flagship Horizon 2020 programme  hinges on the governments approach to immigration after Brexit

Hard Brexit ‘threatens scientific research’ at Scots universities

Education 168
Eric Soane  has turned his attention to school playing fields picking up 23,000 coins that have dropped out of pupils pockets. Picture: John Jeefay

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

News 1
Scottish Labour has called on education secretary John Swinney to offer more support to teachers

Scots primary school class sizes grow as teacher numbers fall

Education 55
Kathryn Tremlett said teachers needed to learn about the Tor browser which can eventually give access to sites filled with illegal items

Teachers should discuss dark web ‘dangers’ with pupils

Tech 4

Hemp eyewear designer joins accelerator programme at ECCI

Tech 3

Martin Davidson: Get the kids to go outside and they will learn more about themselves

Opinion 2

Play touring schools praised for ‘changing attitudes to knife crime’

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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 2
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 8
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
Madeleine Berg of Fidra, with jars of nurdles collected at the nature reserve. Photograph: 
Bryce Powrie

Plastic pellets threaten to bury Scotland’s sandy beaches

Environment 1

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

Environment 20

Leader: Everyone can help turn the tide of beach pollution

Opinion 1

Hemp eyewear designer joins accelerator programme at ECCI

Tech 3
Taking medication for mental health issues should be stigma-free.

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

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 8
Martin Armstrong, Chief Executive of the Wheatley Group

Martin Armstrong: No more going round the houses – support from day one helps people off the streets

Opinion
Paramedics took hours to respond to some non life-threatening calls, according to figures obtained by The Scotsman

Thousands of patients wait more than an hour for an ambulance

Health 7
John Sawkins (left) and James Gerard with Haizean, which is Basque for in the wind. Photograph: Neil Hanna

From the horror of Guernica to Clydeside exile and peace

News 2
Prof Robert Jones wants to raise awareness of disease diagnosed in 830 people each year in Scotland. Photograph: University of Glasgow

Alert over smoking link to bladder cancer

UK

Every 2lbs of extra weight could trim two months off life

UK 4

These are the best places in Scotland to bring up children

News 2

Obese Scots cut their life expectancy by two months for every extra kilogram carried

News

Lynne Paterson: Throwing away so much food means the poorest around the world are going hungry

Opinion 8

Martin Davidson: Get the kids to go outside and they will learn more about themselves

Opinion 2

UK

A Union Jack flag flies in front of the European Commission building. Picture: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty

Paris Gourtsoyannis: How Brexit could be over by Christmas

Politics 197
Singer Paolo Nutini receives an honorary doctorate from the University of the West of Scotland(UWS), at the Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church in his hometown of Paisley, Renfrewshire in Scotland.

Leader comment: Good luck Paisley

UK
P and O posted strong figures

P&O Ferries posts record Q3 for lorries across the Irish Sea

UK
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 8

Martin Armstrong: No more going round the houses – support from day one helps people off the streets

Opinion

Lesley Riddoch: Brexit crisis more calamitous than most imagine

Opinion 417

Storm Ophelia: why is the sky yellow?

News 13

MPs can stop no-deal Brexit, says Labour’s John McDonnell

UK 121
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 2
Taking medication for mental health issues should be stigma-free.

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

Opinion
Nicola Sturgeon at the unveiling of the project. Picture: Contributed.

Nick Waugh: Echoes of New Town as Shawfair pushes on

Opinion
The Scotsman is celebrating its 200th year

John McLellan: Will start-ups match Scotsman’s staying power?

Opinion
Emma Thompson spoke out in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal (Picture: Getty)

Darren McGarvey: Taking stock of the crisis in masculinity

Opinion 2
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 8

Martin Armstrong: No more going round the houses – support from day one helps people off the streets

Opinion

Brian Monteith: Nicola Surgeon’s state energy company will never fly

Opinion 575

Lesley Riddoch: Brexit crisis more calamitous than most imagine

Opinion 417

Kirsty Gunn: We should promote the concept of ‘Archive’ as part of the Scottish experience

Opinion
The Catalan Pro-Independence flag, known as 'Estelada. Picture: David Ramos/Getty Images

Two Catalan pro-independence leaders jailed on sedition probe

World 11
The wreckage of the car of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia lies next to a road in the town of Mosta, Malta. Picture: AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud

Panama Papers investigative journalist killed by car bomb

World 1
Iraqi forces flash the sign for victory while driving past an oil production plant as they head towards the city of Kirkuk during an operation against Kurdish fighters. Picture: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images

Iraqi forces seize oil fields amid tension over independence vote

World

Pro-government candidates storm to victory in Venezuela

World

California ‘turned corner’ in battle against deadly wildfires

World 3

At least 231 die in worst bomb attack on Somalia’s capital

World 1

Happy landings at last for St Helena’s first flight

World 1

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Students are launching a naked calendar.

Veterinary students launch naked calendar for homeless pet charity

News
Artist's impression issued by the University of Warwick of two neutron stars colliding. Picture: University of Warwick/Mark Garlick/PA Wire

Scientists strike gold with discovery of distant source of precious metal

Tech 1
Community School roof in Douglas ripped off. Picture: Eion English/Irish Examiner/Twitter

Storm Ophelia: School’s roof ripped off by ex-hurricane

Odd
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 8
Martin Armstrong, Chief Executive of the Wheatley Group

Martin Armstrong: No more going round the houses – support from day one helps people off the streets

Opinion
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
Jimmy Beaumont, lead singer of the Skyliners, has died at the age of 76. Picture: AP

Jimmy Beaumont: Doo-wop singer who co-wrote iconic ballad

Obituaries

Singing star Paolo Nutini to become a university tutor

Celebrity 2
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

News
Sean Hughes  has died aged 51

Sean Hughes: Comedian dies aged 51

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British police are investigating three further sexual abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein. Picture: BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/Getty Images

British police investigate 3 more Harvey Weinstein allegations

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