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Theresa May pledges to ‘strengthen Union’ as Brexit looms

UK
Former Yes campaign chief executive Blair Jenkins. Picture: John Devlin

Indyref2: SNP ‘must be realistic’ on economy to win vote

Politics
Jordan Coe, 20, from Falkirk a Thai boxer who has died suddenly in Thailand. Picture: Contributed

Tributes pour in for Scots Thai boxer who dies from heatstroke

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd

Amber Rudd calls for access to encrypted messages to fight terror

Politics

Brexit: Labour sets out six ‘red lines’ on final EU deal

Politics

Lesley Riddoch: Fears nursing shortage is hitting health care

Opinion

Indyref2 not on the agenda as Theresa May arrives in Scotland

Politics
The old Abbeyhill Station, Edinburgh, one of many disused stations in the city. Picture: TSPL.

11 creepy abandoned places in Edinburgh

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Brian Monteith: SNP government is turning on its own figures

Brian Monteith
Prime Minister Theresa May is due to visit Scotland on Monday. Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Theresa May pledges to ‘strengthen Union’ as Brexit looms

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Former Yes campaign chief executive Blair Jenkins. Picture: John Devlin

Indyref2: SNP ‘must be realistic’ on economy to win vote

Politics
Nicola Sturgeon outlines her plans to trigger article 30 requesting a new independence referendum earlier this month

Kirsty Gunn: A good deal more worthy than pandering to politics

Opinion
Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the Andrew Marr show on Sunday that encrypted internet messaging must be made available to security services under the same rules as other communication systems like phone calls.

Leader comment: WhatsApp must be subject to same rules as others

Opinion
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay in Holyrood on the day he delivered his statement regarding business rates/income tax.

Brian Monteith: SNP government is turning on its own figures

Opinion 2
Care for patients across Scotlands National Health Service is being compromised by a shortage of nurses. Picture: Getty Images

Lesley Riddoch: Fears nursing shortage is hitting health care

Opinion 3

MPs call for tougher measures to combat childhood obesity

News 1

Amber Rudd calls for access to encrypted messages to fight terror

Politics 4

Indyref2 not on the agenda as Theresa May arrives in Scotland

Politics 45

Brexit: Labour sets out six ‘red lines’ on final EU deal

Politics 7
The opening of the Queensferry Crossing has already been postponed from last December. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Leader comment: Don’t get blown off course by delays

Opinion 9
British Transport Police would be merged with Police Scotland under Scottish Government proposals

Alastair Dalton: Expertise in dealing with rail suicides will be ever more vital

Opinion 1
Loganair are set to reinstate the Orkney-Fair Isle route. Picture: PA

New Fair Isle flights from Orkney launched by Loganair

Transport

Satisfaction with Lothian Buses punctuality at four-year low

Transport 55

Eddie Stobart motors ahead with £550m flotation plan

Transport
One in seven teachers had experienced upsetting experiences on social media from parents. Picture: John Devlin

Scots teachers subject to ‘vicious’ online abuse from parents

Education 19

John Edward: Is it time for all schools to have governors?

Opinion 2
EIS general secretary Larry Flanagan (Pic  Alan Richardson)

College lecturers balloted on strike action over pay

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The status quo is not an option for schooling said education secretary John Swinney. Picture: Contributed

Damning school inspection report ‘shows change needed’

Politics 67
Students from the University of St Andrews take a walk along the town's harbour while wearing their famous red gowns. Picture: Jane Barlow/TSPL

St Andrews ‘offers best student experience in Scotland’

Education 4
Nuria Oliver, head of research in data science at Vodafone, addresses the inaugural Data Summit at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. Picture: Simon Williams

How mobile phones could save lives in the developing world

Tech 2
John Swinney will make the announcement on Thursday.

Hundreds of Scottish headteachers to get ‘leadership training’

Education 25

Inverness pupils on flight home after terror attack

Politics

Mandy Haeburn-Little: Business needs cyber-security experts

Opinion 3

Lawyer Aamer Anwar elected as new Glasgow University rector

News 17

SNP should ‘do a Hammond’ over Named Person scheme - Sillars

Politics 11
There is a plan to boost the number of  Golden Eagles in south west Scotland backed by Heritage Lottery Fund money.

Leader comment: Eagles are golden opportunity

Opinion
There is habitat for ten to 16 pairs of golden eagles in the south of Scotland  though at present there are only two to four pairs. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Golden eagle numbers set to soar after project funding boost

Environment 2
The Kelpies and Edinburgh Castle are just two of the Scottish landmarks which will be switched off during Earth Hour 2017. Picture: TSPL

Scots landmarks to join big switch-off for Earth Hour

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Calgary Bay on Mull is a unique habitat but one which is under threat from grazing sheep. Picture: Getty Images

Islanders on Mull launch crowdfunding bid to save rare habitat

Environment

Campaigners call for Trump rival to rethink Highland course

Environment 14

New species of cloud given official names in cloud atlas

Environment 2

Mating osprey pair reunite for third year at Scots reserve

Environment

Lost hillwalkers rescued off Lochaber mountain

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Care for patients across Scotlands National Health Service is being compromised by a shortage of nurses. Picture: Getty Images

Lesley Riddoch: Fears nursing shortage is hitting health care

Opinion 3
The Commons health committee is calling for strong controls on price promotions of unhealthy food and drinks. Picture: Rex/Shutterstock

MPs call for tougher measures to combat childhood obesity

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Psychiatric nurses score lower on identifying with their peers.

Stressed psychiatric nurses ‘suffer anxiety disorder’

UK
Morag Driscoll, convener of the Law Society of Scotland's family law sub-committee, says it is time for debate. Photograph: Scott Louden

Children’s panels ‘should hear FGM risk cases’

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M&S said customers should return any of the soups already purchased.

M&S soup recalled over chemical contamination fears

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MRI scans cut out the need for unnecessary biopsies. Picture: PA

MRIs could ‘change equation’ for prostate cancer screening

News 3
Eligible couples will have three rounds of IVF funded by the government (file photo)

Infertile Scottish couples to get three chances of free IVF

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Alcohol-free morning raves set to hit Scotland’s night clubs

News 2

Chief medical officer calls for improvements in cancer care

News

Glasgow scientists leading in pancreatic cancer treatment

News

Jupiter Artland launches course to soothe political stress

Art 1
The CBI/PwC survey found a third of finance firms were more optimistic than three months ago. Picture: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

Financial services optimism holds up after poor 2016

Financial
Prime Minister Theresa May is due to visit Scotland on Monday. Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Theresa May pledges to ‘strengthen Union’ as Brexit looms

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the Andrew Marr show on Sunday that encrypted internet messaging must be made available to security services under the same rules as other communication systems like phone calls.

Leader comment: WhatsApp must be subject to same rules as others

Opinion
There is a plan to boost the number of  Golden Eagles in south west Scotland backed by Heritage Lottery Fund money.

Leader comment: Eagles are golden opportunity

Opinion

MPs call for tougher measures to combat childhood obesity

News 1

Amber Rudd calls for access to encrypted messages to fight terror

Politics 4

Brexit: Labour sets out six ‘red lines’ on final EU deal

Politics 7

Fresh crisis at Stormont as power sharing talks collapse

Politics
President Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence seen as House Speaker Paul Ryan, above, announces withdrawal of the bill. Picture: Getty

Donald Trump humiliated over health bill

World 12
Displaced Iraqis flee their homes due to fighting between government troops and IS. Picture: AFP/Getty

Threat of more air strikes sends thousands fleeing Mosul

World 3
A woman confronts police officers blocking a street during an opposition rally in Minsk. Photograph: AP

Belarus protesters clash with police over ‘parasites tax’

World 4
One person has been killed and one person has been wounded after a shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. Picture: PA

One dead one wounded after Las Vegas Strip shooting

World 7
Ayrshire dog day care centre owner Malcolm Balish wants wider regulation. Picture: John Devlin

Scottish dog daycare regulations ‘are a postcode lottery’

Odd 1

Former Scots monastery on sale for same price as London flat

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Home ownership is a top priority for Millennials, the report found.

Milllennials believe their financial future is 'as good as parents'

Odd 1
Errington is still embroiled in a legal battle over whether its cheese caused an E.coli outbreak last year.

E.Coli-linked cheesemaker to recommence production

Odd 7

Shop flooded with 2,000 orders for Buckfast Easter Egg

Odd 5

Video: Chance to spot Northern Lights in Edinburgh tonight

News

Couple take legal action against Diageo over ‘whisky fungus’

Odd 3

Man proposes to girlfriend using info board at Glasgow Central

News
Ed Sheeran appearing obn Comic Relief - Photographer: Jamie Carter

Sheeran’s Comic Relief trip sparks tears

UK
John Lennon and Yoko Ono, with their children, Julian, left, and Kyoko, on holiday at Durness, in Sutherland, in 1969. PIC: PA.

John Lennon and his holidays in the Scottish Highlands

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Colin Montgomerie on his wedding day with wife Gaynor Knowles. Picture: PA

Colin Montgomerie settles divorce from wife Gaynor

News 1
Wrestlers like Big Daddy (aka Shirley Crabtree) were household names thanks to television coverage (file photo)

Wrestling to return to primetime ITV slot after 30 years

TV & Radio

Get prepared for a new world of data protection

Opinion
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Charles Keidan (2nd R) and Rebecca Steinfeld (C) address the media outside the Royal Courts of Justice, Strand on February 21, 2017 in London, England. Mr Keidan and Ms Steinfeld have today lost their Court of Appeal battle to enter into a civil partnership. The couple were challenging a previous High Court ruling which said that they could not have a civil partnership because they were not in a same sex relationship. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

I do believe laws on marriage need fix

Opinion
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A big change is coming 
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Anne Mathewson obit

Obituary: Anne Mathewson, ran Clifton Hall School in Edinburgh

Obituaries
Adam Kennedy Bergius, DSC, submariner

Obituary: Adam Kennedy Bergius, DSC, Operation Sabre hero, submariner and sailor

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ex-Royal Marine John McGhee

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Obituary: John Andrew McGhee, Royal Marine & D-Day veteran

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Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller, Sr. Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Obituary: David Rockefeller, philanthropist and heir

Obituaries
EU citizens living in Britain face a difficult choice following the Brexit vote. Picture: Justin Tallis/AFP

Kat Jones: Collateral damage in the Brexit war

Opinion
We need a Team UK if we are ever to enjoy a repeat of 1966. Picture: PA/ Britsh Pathe PLC

Denis Frize: Let’s all support United for footballing success

Opinion 1
Did you remember to change your clocks at the weekend? Picture: Julie Bull

Billy Jones: Is there a reason to get ticked off when the clocks go forward?

Opinion
Scotlands hidden children need our help, guidance and support. Picture: Getty

Catriona MacSween: Remember the refugee children who miss their mothers

Opinion

Get prepared for a new world of data protection

Opinion
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Charles Keidan (2nd R) and Rebecca Steinfeld (C) address the media outside the Royal Courts of Justice, Strand on February 21, 2017 in London, England. Mr Keidan and Ms Steinfeld have today lost their Court of Appeal battle to enter into a civil partnership. The couple were challenging a previous High Court ruling which said that they could not have a civil partnership because they were not in a same sex relationship. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

I do believe laws on marriage need fix

Opinion

A big change is coming 
to the world of third 
party rights

Opinion

Kirsty Gunn: A good deal more worthy than pandering to politics

Opinion

Leader comment: WhatsApp must be subject to same rules as others

Opinion

Leader comment: Eagles are golden opportunity

Opinion