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Oil giant fined £7,000 for rig diesel leak into North Sea

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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon: Scottish independence may offer ‘greatest stability’ post-Brexit

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Theresa May with Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Leaders: Hard borders are a fact of life for those outside EU

Opinion 31

16 amazing colourised images of Scotland in the 1890s

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Could a second Scottish independence referendum be called?

Politics 59

Amazing images reveal snow tunnels on Ben Nevis

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Man arrested after Mr Scotland bodybuilder found stabbed

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GPs are prescribing more children in Scotland with anti-depressant pills. Picture: Getty Images

Hundreds more Scots children prescribed anti-depressant pills

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Labour continue to slide against the Conservatives. Picture: PA

Tories open up 16 point lead over Labour, according to poll

Politics 3
The Yes campaign may have lost the 2014 referendum, but a renewed push for independence has begun following the Brexit vote. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Could a second Scottish independence referendum be called?

Politics 59
Ministers are facing calls to act on the increase of bed blocking at Scottish hospitals. Picture: PA

Ministers urged to ‘get a grip’ on rise in bed blocking

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Offhsore oil workers in the North Sea have begun their first strike in a generation. Picture: Contributed

North Sea oil workers begin first 24-hour strike in pay row

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Paddy Ashdown has announced the formation of More United, which takes its name from the words of the maiden speech in the House of Commons by murdered MP Jo Cox. Picture: Getty

Euan McColm: The really radical thing to do is to work together

Opinion 19
Former BHS boss Sir Philip Green. Picture: PA

Damning report into BHS collapse ‘clearly concerning’

Politics 6
Theresa May with Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Leaders: Hard borders are a fact of life for those outside EU

Opinion 31

MPs call for commission to shake up banking watchdog

Financial 4

Nicola Sturgeon: Scottish independence may offer ‘greatest stability’ post-Brexit

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May vows ‘practical solution’ to Irish border post-Brexit

Politics 26

10,000 sign petition to ‘hold Tony Blair to account’ over Iraq war

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Edinburgh trams are increasing their rush hour services. Picture; Lesley Martin

Edinburgh trams increase rush hour services

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The Air Transat A310 was due to depart Glasgow for Toronto. File picture: Wiki Commons

‘Drunk’ pilots to make second court appearance in Paisley

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Motorists have been told to expect disruption in coming weeks. Picture: Getty

Dover queue fears raised with French ‘days ago’

Transport 3

Glasgow Queen street tunnel to reopen early

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Young woman driver killed in wall crash in Angus

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Motorists heading to Dover warned to expect more delays

Transport

Passengers hit by fresh disruption as rail strikes continue

Politics 12

Man in serious condition after jet ski crash on Loch Lomond

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Edinburgh University is one of a number in Scotland seeking reassurance on rights of EU research nationals post-Brexit. Picture: Ian Georgeson/JP Licence

Universities seeking reassurance on rights of EU nationals

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Counter-terrorism training for educational institutions should be scrapped, campaigners have said. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Bin counter-terrorism training for Scots teachers, say campaigners

Education 10
Stirling University. Picture: Donald Macleod

Man who walked around Stirling Uni library naked fined £600 for ‘dare’

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A campaign group has called for counter-terrorism training for teachers to be suspended. Picture (posed by models): John Devlin

Call for end to counter-terror training for Scots teachers

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A slice through the new map of the Universe, six billion light years wide, shows a 20th of the sky. Picture: contributed

Scientists put 1.2m galaxies on largest 3D space map ever made

Education 3
City of Glasgow College. Picture: Edmund Sumner

City of Glasgow College shortlisted for architectural prize

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Nicola Benedetti set to launch campaign for music in schools

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Vandals cause £100,000 worth of damage to Glasgow school

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Subsidence at new £12m school sparks investigation

Education 9

One in five Scots rejected by university as funding fears grow

Politics 79
The company was fined for a diesel leak from a platform in the North Sea. Picture: Hamish Campbell

Oil giant fined £7,000 for rig diesel leak into North Sea

News 5
Amateur snow researcher Iain Cameron climbed Ben Nevis to document summer snow and found the tunnels. Picture: SWNS

Amazing images reveal snow tunnels on Ben Nevis

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Remote Highland community set to generate own hydro energy

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Ilona Amos: Carbon capture best hope of combating climate change

Environment 6

Future of Scotland’s renewable energy industry ‘at risk’

Politics 26

Scottish Government wind farm decision ‘was lawful’

Politics 33
Ministers are facing calls to act on the increase of bed blocking at Scottish hospitals. Picture: PA

Ministers urged to ‘get a grip’ on rise in bed blocking

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People from the poorest areas of Scotland are most likely to be diagnosed with cancer at the most advanced stage.

Poorer Scots face late cancer detection rates

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GPs are prescribing more children in Scotland with anti-depressant pills. Picture: Getty Images

Hundreds more Scots children prescribed anti-depressant pills

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Prince Harry reveals he regrets not talking about his mother's death. Picture: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Prince Harry ‘regrets’ not speaking about mother’s death

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Kate Granger. Picture: Contributed

Doctor behind campaign to humanise patient care dies aged 34

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Each year more than 4,600 Scots are diagnosed with breast cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer north of the Border. Picture: Jane Barlow

Single gene could help to predict breast cancer risk

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Chris King, Britain's first double hand transplant patient. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

UK’s first double hand transplant patient feels ‘whole again’

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Children under four-years-old treated for drink and drugs misuse

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Alcohol linked to seven types of cancer

UK 3

Asthma cure on horizon, says leading charity

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Stem cell donations rocket after Ava Stark plea

Charities
Labour continue to slide against the Conservatives. Picture: PA

Tories open up 16 point lead over Labour, according to poll

Politics 3
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child delivers a magnificent show.
 Picture: Manuel Harlan

Theatre Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Theatre 1
Paddy Ashdown has announced the formation of More United, which takes its name from the words of the maiden speech in the House of Commons by murdered MP Jo Cox. Picture: Getty

Euan McColm: The really radical thing to do is to work together

Opinion 19
Ray Wilkins arriving at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court in London. Picture: PA

Ex-footballer Ray Wilkins pleads guilty to drink driving

Football

Dover queue fears raised with French ‘days ago’

Transport 3

Damning report into BHS collapse ‘clearly concerning’

Politics 6

Leaders: Hard borders are a fact of life for those outside EU

Opinion 31

MPs call for commission to shake up banking watchdog

Financial 4
Police Nationale confirmed that two attackers had been neutralised. Picture: Wiki Commons

Priest among three dead after hostage situation at church in France

World
The Air Transat A310 was due to depart Glasgow for Toronto. File picture: Wiki Commons

‘Drunk’ pilots to make second court appearance in Paisley

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The Japanese electronics company last year produced 750,000 VCRs  in 2000 it made 15 million. Picture: AP

Japanese electronics firm pulls plug on world’s last video recorder

World 1
In a novel approach to litter collection, smokers are being asked to vote for their favourite Trainspotting character with cigarette butts. Picture: Hemedia

Grassmarket residents offered Trainspotting “bin-ballot”

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Ronald Villiers, of Chewin' the Fat fame. Picture: Contributed

ScotRail issues railcard - with Chewin’ the Fat character’s photo

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Tesco workers brawl with shopper in veg aisle

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Rats compete for food with native New Zealand species. Picture: AP

New Zealand announces plan to wipe out rodents by 2050

World 3

Kolo Toure on his infamous first training session at Arsenal

Celtic 9

Edinburgh costume makers’ Taleban fancy dress a ‘sick joke’

Odd 14

James Blunt fans harass Scots lookalike on honeymoon

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5 of the most far-flung Scottish pubs around the world

Odd 3
Adele stuns fan on stage with a kiss on the lips. Picture: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Adele accidentally locks lips with fan on stage in Canada

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James Blunt, whose Scots lookalike is being pestered on his honeymoon. Picture: Jayne Emsley/TSPL

James Blunt fans harass Scots lookalike on honeymoon

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Ian Rankin will be one of several high-profile figures to perform the show. Picture: PA

Ian Rankin to help read Chilcot Report in its entirety at Fringe show

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In a moment while filming was paused, a member of the film crew carefully dabbed the red-headed actor who plays the lead character Mark Renton with sun cream. Picture: Hemedia

In pictures: Trainspotting 2 cast struggle in Edinburgh heatwave

News 4
Access to real-time passenger information provides an enormous benefit to the travelling public. Picture: Jane Barlow

Russell Imrie: Wait over for real-time passenger information

Opinion
It is clear new drink-driving limits have had the effect of keeping people out of pub. Picture: PA

Colin Valentine: Drink-drive limits have hurt rural pub industry

Opinion
Renewable energy has created thousands of jobs and is benefitting climate change. Picture: Getty Images

Niall Stuart: Renewable energy is still hot favourite

Opinion 2
Alan Vega, American musician who co-founded influential punk band Suicide. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Obituary: Alan Vega, iconic punk and electronic musician

Obituaries
Betty Huggett, ATA pilot who ditched in the Forth during bad weather while delivering a bomber. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: Betty Huggett, Spitfire pilot in Second World War

Obituaries
Sir Malcolm Macnaughton, Professor of obstetrics and gynaecology who helped create the Warnock Report. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: Sir Malcolm Macnaughton, obstetrician and gynaecologist

Obituaries
Paddy Ashdown has announced the formation of More United, which takes its name from the words of the maiden speech in the House of Commons by murdered MP Jo Cox. Picture: Getty

Euan McColm: The really radical thing to do is to work together

Opinion 19
Theresa May with Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Leaders: Hard borders are a fact of life for those outside EU

Opinion 31
Carbon Capture units extract CO2 emissions. Picture: Neil Hanna

Ilona Amos: Carbon capture best hope of combating climate change

Environment 6
Access to real-time passenger information provides an enormous benefit to the travelling public. Picture: Jane Barlow

Russell Imrie: Wait over for real-time passenger information

Opinion
It is clear new drink-driving limits have had the effect of keeping people out of pub. Picture: PA

Colin Valentine: Drink-drive limits have hurt rural pub industry

Opinion
Renewable energy has created thousands of jobs and is benefitting climate change. Picture: Getty Images

Niall Stuart: Renewable energy is still hot favourite

Opinion 2
Alyn Smith received a standing ovation for his speech on Scotlands continuing membership of the EU. Picture: Christian Creutz

Lesley Riddoch: Brexit-Lite offer exposes faults within Union

Opinion 57

Iain Penman: Avoiding feuding families down on the farm

Opinion

Nadine Martin: Division of assets still no open and shut case

Opinion

Guy Lougher: Don’t be spooked by worries over Brexit

Opinion 2

Richard Power: Uncertain times for the energy sector after Leave

Opinion 3