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A pothole in Craiglockhart. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

‘Impossible’ to fix Scottish roads due to cuts, say transport experts

Politics
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Campaigners against smacking ban say majority oppose move

Politics
Nicola Sturgeon

Brian Wilson: What are the SNP hiding over public project finance? Good luck with getting any answers

Opinion

Orange walks at risk following fresh legal advice

News

MSPs seek to condemn Madrid over Catalonia

News

Joyce McMillan: Are the Tories imploding over Brexit?

Opinion

Nicola Sturgeon to outline economic growth plans

News
Anas Sarwar and Richard Leonard at Labour leader hustings. Picture; John Devlin

Labour chief: Leaks during leadership race bring party into ‘disrepute’

News

Paris Gourtsoyannis: How Brexit could be over by Christmas

Paris Gourtsoyannis
Scottish Affairs Committee meeting in 2013

Committee luanches probe into immigration policies in Scotland

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Fresh legal advice to Police Scotland could put events such as the Orange Walk at risk.   Pic Ian Rutherford

Orange walks at risk following fresh legal advice

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Nicola Sturgeon will outline her economic plans in Glasgow today.

Nicola Sturgeon to outline economic growth plans

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Anas Sarwar and Richard Leonard at Labour leader hustings. Picture; John Devlin

Labour chief: Leaks during leadership race bring party into ‘disrepute’

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Scotland voted to Remain in the EU by a large margin. Picture: Getty.

Expert urges SNP to speak out and demand a halt to Brexit

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Richard Leonard is the "Corbynista" candidate for the Labour leadership

Militant successor backs Leonard for Labour leadership

Politics 3
Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, arrives to attend a cabinet meeting in Downing Street.  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Amber Rudd’s decision to send home Americans in Scotland upheld

Politics 162

Clyde shipyard workers ‘betrayed’ over frigate order

Companies 482

Joyce McMillan: Are the Tories imploding over Brexit?

Opinion 16

SNP ‘can’t have cake and eat it’ over Barnett Formula

News 194

Bill Clinton holds talks with Theresa May about Northern Ireland

UK 12
Megan Scott was knocked down and killed. Picture: Contributed/Police Scotland

15-year-old knocked down and killed in East Kilbride named

News 2
A study for insurance firm Confused.comrevealed Scotland has the worst potholes in the UK. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Scotland has worst potholes in the UK, four miles deep in total

Transport 46
A Class 385 train at Linlithgow station during early testing of the electrified Glasgow-Edinburgh mainline. Picture: ScotRail

Electric train runs on Edinburgh-Glasgow mainline for first time

Transport 3
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling Picture; PA

Fears flights will be grounded post-Brexit dismissed

News 3

Cyclist ‘seriously injured’ in road collision with bus

News

Wizz Air applies for UK licence ahead of Brexit

News

Storm Ophelia: Thousands without power as recovery process begins

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Dalry primary school pupils Kelly Zheng (right), 10, and Jennifer Shek, nine, work together on a digital animation project in Edinburgh. Picture: Tom Finnie

BT joins forces with Digital Xtra Fund to inspire young Scots

Tech 1
The One Planet Picnic is a Keep Scotland Beautiful initiative aimed at schools to encourage  pupils and staff to think about eating more sustainable, locally-sourced and ethically-produced foods. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 1
Scotland is to be the first part of the UK to ban smacking. MSP hn Finnie has been campaigning for a change in the law

Scotland to be first part of UK to ban smacking children

News 153
The Young Talk Project had a positive impact on school life,  created better pupil relationships, improved discipline and cut the number of suspensions, as well as freeing up time for teachers

Graham Boyack: Get pupils to sort out conflict by themselves and reap the benefits

Opinion
How do we ensure children have the skills for tomorrow's job, asks Claire Gillespie?

Claire Gillespie: How do we ensure children have skills for tomorrow’s jobs?

Opinion 9

Edinburgh robot could help autistic adults find work

Tech
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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 21

Singing star Paolo Nutini to become a university tutor

Celebrity 3

Hard Brexit ‘threatens scientific research’ at Scots universities

Education 171

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

News 2

Scots primary school class sizes grow as teacher numbers fall

Education 53

Fears for Leith amid ‘asset-stripping’ and house price concerns

Environment 1
The One Planet Picnic is a Keep Scotland Beautiful initiative aimed at schools to encourage  pupils and staff to think about eating more sustainable, locally-sourced and ethically-produced foods. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 1
The final turbine being put into place at the wind farm

World’s first floating wind farm powers up in Scotland

News 138
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 6

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

Opinion 21

Fast action on plastic pollution required Sir David Attenborough

TV & Radio

Plastic pellets threaten to bury Scotland’s sandy beaches

Environment 1

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

Environment 19
The One Planet Picnic is a Keep Scotland Beautiful initiative aimed at schools to encourage  pupils and staff to think about eating more sustainable, locally-sourced and ethically-produced foods. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 1
Tony Singh's recipes will be handed out at local food banks. Picture: Peter Devlin

Edinburgh celebrity chef creates bespoke foodbank recipes

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Health boards across Scotland are on track to fall further behind a key target for A&E waiting times.  Picture: Peter Byrne/PA

Scotland even further behind key NHS target

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Rick Loup. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Patient faces 16-month wait for surgery on both his knees

UK
Scottish Celebrity chef Tony Singh MBE teams up with Hilton to launch is foodbank recipes.

‘King of Spice’ creates bespoke foodbank recipes

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Dunsyre Blue cheese

Cheesemaker avoids charges over e-coli death of child

News 4
Luke Robertson, whose experimental treatment in Mexico has already extended his life span, with his young brother, Lewis.

Brave Luke, 7, defies odds after treatment at Mexican hospital

UK

Leader comment: Support is vital in the fight against cancer

Opinion

Cancer patients ‘let down in their time of need’

Health 1

NHS bosses ‘should hang their heads in shame’ over Dundee suicide

News 2

Vacancies in over a third of care services across Scotland

UK 6

UK

Nestle's Toffee Deluxe chocolate is returning to Quality Street tubs in time for Christmas. Picture: Contributed

Quality Street toffee deluxe returns for Christmas

Lifestyle

Storm Brian: 80mph winds, traffic delays and blackouts expected

News 6
Duncan Thorp, Policy and Communications Officer, Social Enterprise Scotland

Duncan Thorp: Enterprising social businesses are on the up and that’s good for everybody

Opinion
The One Planet Picnic is a Keep Scotland Beautiful initiative aimed at schools to encourage  pupils and staff to think about eating more sustainable, locally-sourced and ethically-produced foods. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 1

Bill Clinton holds talks with Theresa May about Northern Ireland

UK 12

Patient faces 16-month wait for surgery on both his knees

UK

Parents face jail for visiting Scot charged in Dubai

News 29

Revealed: How much it costs to get married in Scotland

UK 2
George Osborne visits Tata Steel  which put UK operations up for sale. Picture; Getty

Joyce McMillan: Are the Tories imploding over Brexit?

Opinion 16
Nicola Sturgeon

Brian Wilson: What are the SNP hiding over public project finance? Good luck with getting any answers

Opinion 88
Duncan Thorp, Policy and Communications Officer, Social Enterprise Scotland

Duncan Thorp: Enterprising social businesses are on the up and that’s good for everybody

Opinion
The One Planet Picnic is a Keep Scotland Beautiful initiative aimed at schools to encourage  pupils and staff to think about eating more sustainable, locally-sourced and ethically-produced foods. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 1

Bill Jamieson: Are plans for Universal Income delusional?

Opinion 125
Scotland Secretary David Mundell and  Scottish Conservative Leader Ruth Davidson arrive at Downing Street for the weekly cabinet meeting. Picture; Getty

Tom Peterkin: Ruth Davidson must be ruthless on internal strife

Politics 14
A beauty spot like Glencoe sells itself (Picture: Ian Rutherford)

Kenny MacAskill: Who needs bricks and mortar tourist offices?

Opinion 7

Scott Macnab: Time to ban Holyrood giving bans

Opinion 48

Anne Chilton: Change is inevitable, but how we deal with it is the most important thing

Opinion

Graham Boyack: Get pupils to sort out conflict by themselves and reap the benefits

Opinion

Claire Gillespie: How do we ensure children have skills for tomorrow’s jobs?

Opinion 9
The One Planet Picnic is a Keep Scotland Beautiful initiative aimed at schools to encourage  pupils and staff to think about eating more sustainable, locally-sourced and ethically-produced foods. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 1

Bill Clinton holds talks with Theresa May about Northern Ireland

UK 12

Scots launch Catalan Defence Committee to ‘defend democracy’

Politics 100
The brother of Harvey Weinstein (pictured) has denied harassing a producer.

Brother of Harvey Weinstein denies harassment claims

Lifestyle

Film producer calls for commission to stamp out sexual harassment

News 4

Spain’s top court confirms Catalonia referendum illegal

World 22

Clean up starts as Syrian ‘capital of terrorism’ liberated from IS

World 1

Bull on loose in New York escapes slaughterhouse and injures child

Odd

Odd

Badger discovered having a cat nap in Linlithgow house

Badger sneaks into house and enjoys a snooze in a cat bed

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The bull in Prospect Park.

Bull on loose in New York escapes slaughterhouse and injures child

Odd
Sir Richard Branson opened up about being the target of cons. Picture: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire

Sir Richard Branson targeted with $5m ‘terrorist’ ransom demand

Odd 4
Duncan Thorp, Policy and Communications Officer, Social Enterprise Scotland

Duncan Thorp: Enterprising social businesses are on the up and that’s good for everybody

Opinion
The One Planet Picnic is a Keep Scotland Beautiful initiative aimed at schools to encourage  pupils and staff to think about eating more sustainable, locally-sourced and ethically-produced foods. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 1
Counselling depressed man head in hands. Man upset during a chat with a woman, possibly a failed relationship / breaking up.

Anne Chilton: Change is inevitable, but how we deal with it is the most important thing

Opinion
Alastair Durie, academic

Alastair J Durie: Widely respected Scottish academic and researcher

Obituaries
Lady Jean Fforde in her home in Arran in 2014 (Picture: Robert Perry)

Obituary: Lady Jean Fforde, aristocrat said to have auctioned off an earldom to pay for central heating

Obituaries
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

Film producer calls for commission to stamp out sexual harassment

News 4
Sir Richard Branson opened up about being the target of cons. Picture: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire

Sir Richard Branson targeted with $5m ‘terrorist’ ransom demand

Odd 4
Paolo Nutini will be teaching songwriting at the University of the West of Scotland.

Singing star Paolo Nutini to become a university tutor

Celebrity 3
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

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