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Hunt for Europe’s most wanted man as Barcelona attack suspect named

News
Christine Jardine won the Edinburgh West seat in June's general election - but now faces questions on her election costs. Picture: TSPL

Questions raised over Christine Jardine election costs

Politics
There have been calls to extend the Festival period to ease hotel demand and ease congestion.

Bid to ‘spread out’ Edinburgh festivals wins backing

News

Police kill 5 terrorists wearing fake suicide belts to stop second Spain attack

World

Joyce McMillan: The two different faces of ‘nationalism’

Opinion

Progress as community groups grasp Highland land ownership

Environment

Revived ‘Named Person’ plans still won't work, warn legal chiefs

Politics
Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman speaks to service users. Picture: John Devlin

Brian Wilson: SNP must use power to aid women hit by pension changes

Opinion

Scott Macnab: Why Salmond’s joke isn’t funny any more

Scott Macnab
Pinsent Masons' Andrew Henderson urges organisations to start preparing for the new lobbying law. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Andrew Henderson: Don’t fall foul of new lobbying law

Law
The Thomson Reuters survey found 69% of finance bosses had not seen Brexit impact on their strategic planning. Picture: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

Brexit: ‘Muted response’ in bosses’ strategic planning

Management
John Swinney has pledged to bring back the plans

Revived ‘Named Person’ plans still won't work, warn legal chiefs

Politics 107
Christine Jardine won the Edinburgh West seat in June's general election - but now faces questions on her election costs. Picture: TSPL

Questions raised over Christine Jardine election costs

Politics 8
Neo-Nazis and white supremacists in Virginia have been calling themselves white nationalists. Picture: AFP/Getty

Joyce McMillan: The two different faces of ‘nationalism’

Opinion 60
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May talks with participants as they prepare to take part in an activity at the Woodlands Outdoor Education Centre in Glasbury, eastern Wale. Picture: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May: There is ‘a lot to be done’ in Brexit negotiations

Politics 1
The rainbow crossing has been installed to mark Glasgow Pride. Picture: PA

Glasgow Pride: ‘Rainbow crossing’ installed at shopping centre

Glasgow

Glasgow pledges £50m to fix crumbling Clyde quay walls

Companies

Brian Wilson: SNP must use power to aid women hit by pension changes

Opinion 15

US strategist Steve Bannon: ‘No military answer to North Korea’

Politics 1

War of words over poorer Scots’ access to universities

Politics 7
The SCDI said Scotland's interests 'must be promoted' in aviation policy. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Business leaders call for Scots focus in aviation plans

Transport
Transport minister Humza Yousaf with Serco UK Rail chairman Peter Strachan in a mock-up of a new sleeper carriage. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Alastair Dalton: New sleeper trains could lure families onto tracks

Opinion 2
Commuters have revealed their biggest commuting gripes.

Revealed: The most annoying commuter habbits

News
The family of Wullie McColm will be one of the first to cross the  Queensferry Crossing bridge. Picture; Greg Macvean

Family of tragic Queensferry Crossing worker ‘will cross bridge first’

News

Work underway on £80 million Edinburgh Airport extension

News 2

Scotland’s weather: Rain warning for Highlands, islands and Grampian

Environment 2

Girl, 4, left with bloodied face after Glasgow bus ticket row

Education 6
The SNP dispute Tory claims that poorer Scots are less likely to go to university than their English counterparts. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

War of words over poorer Scots’ access to universities

Politics 7
Aamer Anwar was caught up in the Barcelona terrorist attack. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Glasgow University rector Aamer Anwar caught in Barcelona attack

News 7
Victoria Rose Alton, 4, after she fell from a bus on her first day of school. Picture: SWNS

Girl, 4, left with bloodied face after Glasgow bus ticket row

Education 6
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon meets children at the Butterfly Nursery in Arden, Glasgow. Picture: John Gunion/The Scottish Sun/PA Wire

Labour demands abolition of exam appeal fees in Scotland

Politics 3
Michelle Ballantyne wants 2013 guidance overhauled. Photo: Rex/Shutterstock

MSP wants headteachers to be allowed to ban mobiles in school

Education 32
Robbie Huxtable was told to stay away from Leith Academy at the start of term today. Picture: TSPL

Leith Academy youth worker accused of filming naked boy

Edinburgh 7

Abigail Stevens: We must encourage young to go beyond academia

Opinion

Give more freedom to state schools, says top Headmaster

Promoted content

500 teaching vacancies across Scotland as new term starts

Education 22
Deer farmers have joined the campaign against the lynx. Picture: Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP/Getty Images

Opposition growing over release of lynx into the wild

Farming
Seahorses are displayed at an "Endangered Species" exhibition at London Zoo. Picture: Getty Images

Endangered seahorses ‘dried alive and turned into jewellery’

Environment
All five turbines are now in place for the Hywind Scotland project. Picture: Statoil

Final turbine arrives for Scotland’s floating wind farm

News 4
Cabinet Secretary for Land Reform Roseanna Cunningham. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Progress as community groups grasp Highland land ownership

Environment 3

Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

News 1

Scotland’s weather: Rain warning for Highlands, islands and Grampian

Environment 2

New species of wild flower discovered on Shetland

Environment
The free card is similar to an organ donor card or those alerting ambulance crews to a person's blood type. Picture: Contributed

New card ensures pets aren’t left alone if you fall ill

UK
Dr Peter Barlow and his team of researchers at Edinburgh Napier university have discovered evidence that traffic pollution can harm the human immune system

Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

News 1
Portugal is a strong example of how to keep drug-related deaths to a minimum.

Kevan Christie: What can Scotland learn from Europe about how to prevent drug deaths?

Opinion 2
Mental health patients are being sent on lengthy trips for treatment. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Scots forced to travel across UK for mental health services

News 1
The treatment could help those crippled following a spinal cord injury. Picture: Getty

Molecule cocktail raises spinal injury hope

Tech
Opiates or opioids were implicated in 765 deaths in Scotland last year. Picture: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Scotland’s drug death rate hits record levels - among highest in EU

Health 28

Brave Luke returns home after tumour treatment in Mexico

Health 1

A million views for children at hospital videos made by mum

News

Baby boxes to be sent to new parents in Scotland from this week

News 54

Scotland ‘can become world leader in tackling period poverty’

News 40

UK

A wet summer and the slowing housing market took their toll on B&Q. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Poor summer weather hammers sales at DIY chain B&Q

Retail
Martin Flanagan says Asda's boss will be breathing a sigh of relief at the chain's latest sales figures. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Martin Flanagan: Asda draws a line under three years of pain

Retail
The Thomson Reuters survey found 69% of finance bosses had not seen Brexit impact on their strategic planning. Picture: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

Brexit: ‘Muted response’ in bosses’ strategic planning

Management

Endangered seahorses ‘dried alive and turned into jewellery’

Environment

Asda cheers first quarterly sales rise in three years

Retail

Lookers profits go into reverse as car market ‘softens’

Companies 1
Pinsent Masons' Andrew Henderson urges organisations to start preparing for the new lobbying law. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Andrew Henderson: Don’t fall foul of new lobbying law

Law
Martin Flanagan says Asda's boss will be breathing a sigh of relief at the chain's latest sales figures. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Martin Flanagan: Asda draws a line under three years of pain

Retail
Transport minister Humza Yousaf with Serco UK Rail chairman Peter Strachan in a mock-up of a new sleeper carriage. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Alastair Dalton: New sleeper trains could lure families onto tracks

Opinion 2
Nick Freer

Nick Freer: Dressing to impress and the key need to scale up

Opinion
Neo-Nazis and white supremacists in Virginia have been calling themselves white nationalists. Picture: AFP/Getty

Joyce McMillan: The two different faces of ‘nationalism’

Opinion 60
A single track country lane on the Isle of Skye.

Iain Masterton: Courtesy goes a long way to help travellers

Opinion

Brendan Gisby: Finding the write stuff is a hint that publishing in Scotland may face a revival

Opinion

David Hammill: Well-meaning law, but misses the point for kids of alcoholics

Opinion

Brian Wilson: SNP must use power to aid women hit by pension changes

Opinion 15

Jim Duffy: Commuters trust tech, but not their fellow passengers

Opinion

Leader comment: Four-month stretch does not make a festival

Opinion

Hunt for Europe’s most wanted man as Barcelona attack suspect named

News
Seahorses are displayed at an "Endangered Species" exhibition at London Zoo. Picture: Getty Images

Endangered seahorses ‘dried alive and turned into jewellery’

Environment
Neo-Nazis and white supremacists in Virginia have been calling themselves white nationalists. Picture: AFP/Getty

Joyce McMillan: The two different faces of ‘nationalism’

Opinion 60

Police kill 5 terrorists wearing fake suicide belts to stop second Spain attack

World 1

Hong Kong activists jailed over 2014 pro-democracy protests

World

US strategist Steve Bannon: ‘No military answer to North Korea’

Politics 1

Leader comment: Attack underlines need for security measures

Opinion

Barcelona attack: Nicola Sturgeon expresses support for victims

News 34

Odd

The similarities between the two club badges has attracted comment online

Row over Edinburgh amateur club ‘copying’ badge of Gala Fairydean

Football 2
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29:  Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian performs at the Panorama Music Festival. Picture: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Belle and Sebastian drummer left in US car park for four hours

News
For some ex-service personnel the transition to civilian life can be challenging and effective support is crucial to give them a positive future.

Amelia Morgan: Venture Trust is out to help ex-service personnel

Opinion
Graham Boyack, Director, Scottish Mediation

Graham Boyack: Scotland really needs to keep it simple when it comes to procedure in law cases

Opinion
Alcohol sales paint a useful and worrying national picture of how people in Scotland consume their favourite, and not always very expensive, tipple. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Alison Douglas: Cutting back on booze helps our health and lifts the load on the NHS

Opinion 2
William Anderson has died at the age of 82

Obituary: William Anderson, solicitor and choral singer awarded OBE for services to child welfare

Obituaries
Robert Yancy has died at the age of 39. Picture: Getty

Obituary: Robert Yancy, accomplished drummer and son of singer Natalie Cole

Obituaries
Ken Vass

Obituary: Ken Vass, journalist, TV and radio producer, director and editor, behind Scotsport and Weir’s Way

Obituaries
Flt Lt David Ince DFC

Obituary: David Ince, Second World War fighter pilot

Obituaries 1

Sir Alex Ferguson praises Scottish charity work on mental health

Celebrity 1
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29:  Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian performs at the Panorama Music Festival. Picture: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Belle and Sebastian drummer left in US car park for four hours

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Daniel Craig to return as Bond. Picture: Supplied

Daniel Craig to return as 007 James Bond for one last time

News
Susan Calman
. Picture: Steve Ullathorne

Susan Calman signs up for Strictly Come Dancing

Celebrity 3