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Alex Salmond ‘should join the House of Lords’

Politics
David Davis is in Brussels today for Brexit talks. Picture; PA

‘Fundamental’ differences remain after Brexit talks

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The Capital is set to benefit in many different areas. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

£1bn Edinburgh City Deal finally agreed

Politics
Andrea Leadsom called the author who died 200 years ago one of the 'greatest living authors'

Cabinet minister calls Jane Austen one of ‘greatest living authors’

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Aberdeen fans attacked by masked hooligans in Bosnia

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Celtic fans display ‘paramilitary’ banner during Linfield game

Celtic

Brexit: Date set for Commons debate on EU withdrawal

Politics
John Bercow, left, chastised David Mundell for bad grammar. Pictures: Contributed/John Devlin

David Mundell taken to task by Speaker over bad grammar

Politics

Damian Green: Instead of a ‘power grab’ we will strengthen Holyrood

Alex Salmond has said he intends to stand for election again after losing his Gordon seat in June

Alex Salmond ‘should join the House of Lords’

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Sports Direct warned that it remains exposed to longer-term sterling woes. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Sports Direct profits plunge 58% as pound suffers Brexit hit

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The House of Lords report also said that Scotland should be fully represented in Brexit talks. Picture: David Cheskin/PA Wire

Farm and fishery powers ‘should stay with devolved nations’

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A collapsed wall at Oxgangs Primary School in Edinburgh. Several buildings built under PFI contracts were found to have serious faults

SNP ‘failing to learn from Edinburgh schools scandal’

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David Davis is in Brussels today for Brexit talks. Picture; PA

‘Fundamental’ differences remain after Brexit talks

Politics

Barnett Formula: Scotland/Wales governments action over Tory-DUP deal

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Andy Wightman on land reform: Who owns the Palace of Holyroodhouse?

Opinion 42

Brexit: Date set for Commons debate on EU withdrawal

Politics

9/11 experts to provide ‘specialist knowledge’ in Grenfell investigation

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Video: Terrifying moment Jet2 flight drops towards the sea

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St John's Road is one of the most polluted streets in Scotland. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor/JP

Low-emission buses for Edinburgh’s most polluted street

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A heavy rain warning has been extended to Scotland after flooding in England. Picture: The Scotsman

Scotland's weather: Heavy rain and thunder warning

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Inverness rally deaths: Driver tells of moment car crashed

Transport

Pensioner thrown off plane for refusing to put bagpipes in hold

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HS2 will benefit Scotland and its businesses, says Chris Grayling

Transport 32

EasyJet boss Carolyn McCall departing for top job at ITV

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A collapsed wall at Oxgangs Primary School in Edinburgh. Several buildings built under PFI contracts were found to have serious faults

SNP ‘failing to learn from Edinburgh schools scandal’

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The proportion of firsts handed out by UK universities has soared, with a third of institutions now grading at least one in four degrees with the top honour. Picture: David Cheskin/PA Wire

First-class degrees on the increase at Scottish universities

Education
Students walk past a mural in John Street, Glasgow. The city has been found to be the least-affordable for students in the UK. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Glasgow ‘least affordable city in the UK’ for students

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The Tamagotchi - Japanese for 'cute little egg' - was hugely popular in the Nineties. PIcture: TSPL

20 of the biggest Scottish school playground crazes

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Laura Muir is likely to miss the 2018 Games. Picture; John Devlin

Scottish runner Laura Muir ‘likely’ to miss 2018 Commonwealth Games

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The study looked extensively into the gait and biomechanics of T-Rex. Picture: University of Manchester/PA Wire

Bulky T-Rex ‘could not have moved at high speed’

Tech 2

Aberdeen university leads global project to battle cyber-attacks

Tech 1

Parents fork out for four figure back-to-school bill

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Cladding ‘used on Grenfell Tower’ found on 44 Scottish schools

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Edinburgh scientists join international team to combat dementia

Tech
St John's Road is one of the most polluted streets in Scotland. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor/JP

Low-emission buses for Edinburgh’s most polluted street

Tech 8
Studies have shown that 90% of seabirds have ingested plastic. Picture; Greenpeace

Plastic trash tops 6bn tonnes – and rising

Environment
British-caught cod is back on the menu for shoppers and diners who care if their fish is sustainable. Picture: Clive Streeter/MSC/PA Wire

North Sea cod certified sustainable one decade on

Environment

Anne McCall: Conserving nature has never been more crucial

Opinion 1

Scotland’s weather: hot spell to fizzle out by weekend

Environment 1

Scottish ospreys move to Spain in reintroduction scheme

News 1
More than one in six heavy drinkers who took part in study died within 30 months.

Dead at 51 through cheap booze: study shows true impact of alcohol on Scots drinkers

News 1
Around one in four births in the UK are by Caesarean but heathy eating and exercise was found to lower expectant mothers risk of needing one by 10 per cent

Healthy eating and exercise ‘cut chances of needing Caesarean’

Health
John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer. Picture; Getty

Senator John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

World
Work is ongoing to improve broadband speeds in remote communities , but until it is complete these areas will be at a disadvantage when it comes to the roll-out of eHealth strategies.

Kevan Christie: Outdated technology is slowing down eHealth drive

Opinion
Joanna Marshalls sole aim in life is to bring up her children

Mother-of-two with lung cancer welcomes new immunotherapy

Health
The Scottish Government insists that the figures are low and account for less than 1 per cent of the overall NHS workforce

Spending on agency nurses in Scotland doubles since 2012

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The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Windows fall out of Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

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Number of female footballers in Scotland ‘doubles’ in 6 years

News

Richard Meade: Waiting months for benefits is unfair if you only have a short time left

Opinion

Fears smoking ban in Scottish prisons will spark violence

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UK

Video: Terrifying moment Jet2 flight drops towards the sea

UK
But EasyJet's profits are still set to fall short of last year's total. Picture: Michael Gillen

EasyJet upgrades profit forecast after strong Easter

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Sports Direct warned that it remains exposed to longer-term sterling woes. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Sports Direct profits plunge 58% as pound suffers Brexit hit

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Around one in four births in the UK are by Caesarean but heathy eating and exercise was found to lower expectant mothers risk of needing one by 10 per cent

Healthy eating and exercise ‘cut chances of needing Caesarean’

Health

BBC under pressure over gender pay gap among top earners

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Cabinet minister calls Jane Austen one of ‘greatest living authors’

News

Barnett Formula: Scotland/Wales governments action over Tory-DUP deal

Politics 208

9/11 experts to provide ‘specialist knowledge’ in Grenfell investigation

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Is Chris Evans worth four times as much as Claudia Winkleman? Picture: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Deborah Miller: BBC salaries shine spotlight on gender pay

Law
Borrowers can expect to benefit as competition among lenders heats up, says Conduit Finance founder Jamie Davidson. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Jamie Davidson: Perfect storm for Scots property borrowers

Financial
DJ Alexander boss David Alexander highlights 'remarkable' confidence among buy-to-let investors. Picture: Ian Georgeson

David Alexander: Why buy-to-let’s ‘third way’ is still best

Markets Economy
The Palace of Holyroodhouse is the Queen's official residence in Scotland

Andy Wightman on land reform: Who owns the Palace of Holyroodhouse?

Opinion 42
Remainers seem determined to hold another election until the right vote prevails, says Bill Jamieson.

Bill Jamieson: call to halt Brexit insults 1 million voters

Opinion 21
Britain was involved with slavery for 300 years

Les Reid: Britain enjoyed ill-gotten slavery gains for 300 years

Opinion 2
New legislation and new policies  are needed now  to repair and protect our landscapes and scenery, not just the special and best

Professor Roger Crofts: This scene is only going to get worse

Opinion 1

Rhiannon Walker: Redefining your own limits is a step towards transforming your aspirations

Opinion

Alison Reeves: Culture hard to quantify in
terms of wealth or wellbeing

Opinion

Howell Davies: Waste not, want not, as companies work towards converting trash to treasure

Opinion

Damian Green: Instead of a ‘power grab’ we will strengthen Holyrood

Opinion 4
John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer. Picture; Getty

Senator John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

World
Studies have shown that 90% of seabirds have ingested plastic. Picture; Greenpeace

Plastic trash tops 6bn tonnes – and rising

Environment
This osprey chick, taken from a nest in northern Scotland, is heading for a new life in the Spanish Basque Country as part of a special reintroduction scheme.

Scottish ospreys move to Spain in reintroduction scheme

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Janice Farman - A 47-year-old woman from Clydebank who was killed in a robbery at her home.

Mauritius murder: Two charged with murder appear in court

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Scot dubbed ‘Tartan Taliban’ accused of teaching insurgents to make bombs

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Donald Trump urges Theresa May to fix ‘better reception’ for UK trip

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Martin Landau, Oscar-winning actor, dies at 89

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Andrea Leadsom called the author who died 200 years ago one of the 'greatest living authors'

Cabinet minister calls Jane Austen one of ‘greatest living authors’

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John Bercow, left, chastised David Mundell for bad grammar. Pictures: Contributed/John Devlin

David Mundell taken to task by Speaker over bad grammar

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The Loch Ness monster

Dog-walker snaps picture of Loch Ness monster - on land

Odd 8

Scientists discover ugly truth about attractiveness

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New legislation and new policies  are needed now  to repair and protect our landscapes and scenery, not just the special and best

Professor Roger Crofts: This scene is only going to get worse

Opinion 1
Howell Davies, Sector Engagement Project Manager, Interface

Howell Davies: Waste not, want not, as companies work towards converting trash to treasure

Opinion
General image of people drinking in pubs in Edinburgh.  Woman pouring pints of lager

Colin Valentine: Scottish Government not doing enough to protect our pubs

Opinion
Bernard Nottage during his career as an international sprinter

Obituary: Bernard J Nottage, Bahamian international sprinter and politician

Obituaries
George A Romero at an event in 2016 (Photo by Lars Niki/Getty Images for Museum of Modern Art, Department of Film)

Obituary: George A Romero, film-maker who brought social commentary to the horror genre

Obituaries
Richard Findlay CBE (Picture: Christopher Bowen)

Obituary: Richard Findlay, broadcasting executive and arts adviser

Obituaries
Actor Martin Landau had a stellar career. Picture: Mike Coppola/Getty Images

Martin Landau: Mission: Impossible actor who turned down role of Mr Spock

Obituaries

Jeremy Vine faces awkward exchange over BBC wage

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Martin Landau, the Oscar-winning actor, has died at the age of 89. Picture: Getty Images

Martin Landau, Oscar-winning actor, dies at 89

Celebrity
George Romero arrives for a screening of 'Survival of the Dead' in Venice in 2009. Picture: AP

George Romero, Night of the Living Dead director, dies at 77

Celebrity
Ewan McGregor as Emmit Stussy in a scene from Fargo.  Picture: Chris Large/FX via AP

McGregor and Cumberbatch compete for top Emmy awards

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Emeli Sande pictured at the Brit Awards in February. Picture: Getty Images

Emeli Sande gig at Edinburgh Castle ‘cancelled’

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