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Nicola Sturgeon urged to publish ‘hidden’ independence plans

Politics
Stuart Campbell. Picture: YouTube

Wings Over Scotland blogger arrested over ‘online harassment’

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List MSPs - including Nicola Sturgeon, at one stage - have often been looked down upon as second class politicians, because they did not win a constituency vote. Picture: PA

Euan McColm: Proportional representation gets my vote

Opinion
She spoke as the partys UK leader, Jeremy Corbyn, prepares for a tour of Scotland beginning tomorrow. Picture Greg Macvean

Kezia Dugdale: Scotland ‘crucial’ in next election

Politics

Scottish Tories allow Twitter abuse councillors back into party

Politics

Fettes College in Edinburgh has highest school fees in Scotland

Education

Leader comment: Double standards on independence

Opinion

Aamer Anwar condemns ‘vitriolic’ abuse after Barcelona attack

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Euan McColm: Proportional representation gets my vote

Euan McColm
Alastair Majury and Robert Davies

Scottish Tories allow Twitter abuse councillors back into party

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President Donald Trump announced he intends to send more troops to Afghanistan. Picture: AP

Donald Trump urges UK to increase troops in Afghanistan

World 1
Pamela Nash is to head up Scotland in the Union

Pamela Nash to lead pro-UK Scotland in the Union campaign group

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Stuart Campbell. Picture: YouTube

Wings Over Scotland blogger arrested over ‘online harassment’

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Post bus driver Alison MacLean collects mail from a post box in Achnacroish. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Number of post offices in Scotland drops by a quarter

Business 2
Ken Barclay to publish business rates report. Picture: Contributed

‘Real change needed’ as business rates review reports

Politics 1

Kezia Dugdale: Scotland ‘crucial’ in next election

Politics 7

Leader comment: Double standards on independence

Opinion 11

Euan McColm: Proportional representation gets my vote

Opinion 13

Leader comment: Reading scheme keeps pupils on the right page

Opinion 1
Police are hunting for the man

Police hunt man who lifted woman’s skirt on Edinburgh train

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George Osborne has called for a 'northern powerhouse' high-speed rail network. Picture: Contributed

Calls for Theresa May to commit to northern high-speed rail

Transport
Terry Nicholson, Eddie Lund, Alan Mackie, Darren Welsh, Robert McCafferty, Martin Holingsworth and Graham Pascal celebrate the start of work. Picture: Hugh Dougherty

Scotland’s highest village to finally get rail link restored

Transport 4
Virgin Trains claims to have the largest share of the rail-air market for 20 years. Picture: Will Oliver/AFP

Big emissons savings as air passengers switch to rail

Transport 5

Cyclist sues Edinburgh Council £50k for tram fall

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Man arrested as police continue Ferry Road enquiries

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Drivers to face extra rental checks over terror attack fears

UK 8

Glasgow looks to Venice with water taxi service to airport

News 16
Fettes College, Scotland's most expensive school

Fettes College in Edinburgh has highest school fees in Scotland

Education 11
The First Minister's reading challenge is being extended from primary to secondary schools.

Leader comment: Reading scheme keeps pupils on the right page

Opinion 1
The First Ministers Reading Challenge will be trialled up to S3 at six schools to help stem the drop in reading for pleasure when pupils move from primary to secondary school.

Nicola Sturgeon’s reading challenge expanded to more schools

Education 16
'Super-sized' classes are on the rise, according to new figures. Picture: TSPL

‘Super-sized’ Scottish primary school classes soar by third

Education 112
Many parents cant afford the fees charged by tutors to give children a little extra help. Photograph: Getty

Volunteer teachers can close the attainment gap, say Tories

Education 32
Sir Vince Cable. Picture: Gordon Fraser

Vince Cable says SNP free tuition fees policy is unsustainable

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Students from the University of St Andrews walk along the harbour wall wearing their famous red gowns. Picture: Jane Barlow

Elizabeth Stokoe: Four tips for university clearing applications

Opinion

War of words over poorer Scots’ access to universities

Politics 9

Glasgow University rector Aamer Anwar caught in Barcelona attack

News 12

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

Education 7

Labour demands abolition of exam appeal fees in Scotland

Politics 4

How can I see the total solar eclipse on Monday?

News 4
Demonstrators protest at Ineos petrochemicals plant in Grangemouth as the first shipment of shale gas from the US arrives in the UK last September. Picture: Getty Images

Ilona Amos: Is “deformed” geology an insurmountable obstacle for fracking?

Opinion
Rural economies are playing a growing role in the shift to low-carbon energy. Picture: John Devlin

New fund could help spark a rural energy revolution

News 4

Endangered seahorses ‘dried alive and turned into jewellery’

Environment 4

Opposition growing over release of lynx into the wild

Farming 17

Progress as community groups grasp Highland land ownership

Environment 8

Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

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The man was Tasered by police.

Man killed sister after leaving Royal Edinburgh hospital

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Each Baby Box is handmade and individually packed. Picture: SWNS

Nearly 10,000 Scottish parents sign up for baby box

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Sarah Glendinning is being treated for breast cancer at Edinburgh ECMC. Photograph: Lesley Martin

Edinburgh research to find which cancer patients need chemo

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In 1972 Celtic goalkeeper Evan Williams dives to keep the ball from Pat Stanton of Hibs at Parkhead

Insight: Has football become too dangerous for our children?

Football 6
The fact that drug deaths in Scotland rose by nearly a quarter in 2016 compared with 2015 has reignited debate. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Euan McColm: Real reasons we failed to reform drugs policy

Opinion 14
Sarah Glendinning is being treated for breast cancer at Edinburgh ECMC. Photograph: Lesley Martin

£3m boost for cancer centres in Edinburgh and Glasgow

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Sarah Brown praises role of Scots in helping Malawi’s mothers

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Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

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Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

News 2

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

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Arnold Schwarzenegger at a photocall for Wonders of the Sea 3D during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival PIC: Antony Jones/Getty Images

Interview: Arnold Schwarzenegger on making Wonders of the Sea and turning 70

UK
Margot Robbie is virtually unrecognisable in character as Queen Elizabeth I. Picture: Twitter/badpostsmargot

New images show Margot Robbie in Mary Queen of Scots film

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Tom, 29, from Edinburgh will be aiming to win this year's Great British Bake Off. Picture: PA

Edinburgh architect hoping for Great British Bake Off success

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Calls for Theresa May to commit to northern high-speed rail

Transport

Donald Trump urges UK to increase troops in Afghanistan

World 1

Shetland pony killed in ‘disgusting and barbaric’ attack

UK 1
John Gallacher looks back on four decades spent in the housing industry. Picture: Contributed

John Gallacher: Benefits of uniting private and social housing

Markets Economy
Help is at hand to give new ventures a leg-up north of the Border

Abigail Stevens: The secret of Scotland’s entrepreneurial spark

Opinion
University of Edinburgh - Dr Boris Semeonoff (?) takes a packed psychology class in a lecture hall

Rev Dr Jasper Kenter: Education and health are human rights

Opinion
The cormorant caught our eye every day

Russell Wardrop: All I needed was to follow nature’s lead and attitude and it paid off handsomely

Opinion
Looking after our teeth has improved

Les Reid: Sweet success shows we learned from the past

Opinion
Burundi farmers are forging ahead and Scots are helping by reducing carbon emissions

Chris Hegarty: Help the people of Burundi to a better future

Opinion

Roddy Gow: Look east and inspire the leaders of tomorrow

Opinion

Ilona Amos: Is “deformed” geology an insurmountable obstacle for fracking?

Opinion

Aidan Smith: why Dundee and Dundee United need to remain side-by-side

Opinion

Darren McGarvey: Stubborn determination trumps self-loathing and a pile of dirty nappies

Opinion
President Donald Trump announced he intends to send more troops to Afghanistan. Picture: AP

Donald Trump urges UK to increase troops in Afghanistan

World 1
Blurry pictures posted on a Chinese microblogging site appear to show an Apple-branded television screen in a test lab. Picture: SWNS.com

‘Leaked’ images show ‘Apple TV in testing lab’

Tech
People pay respect at a memorial tribute of flowers, messages and candles to the victims on Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas promenade. Picture: AP Photo/Manu Fernandez

Barcelona attack: Rental vans linked to fugitive suspect

World

America stands still to marvel at solar eclipse

World 6

Barcelona Attack: Police hunting van driver shoot suspect dead

World 1

Barcelona attack: Manhunt suspect named as van driver

World

US missile destroyer collides with tanker near Singapore

World

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Tyka Nelson, Princes sister, announced an O2 Arena exhibition of stars memorabilia.

Prince could return to stage with new technology, says sister

Odd
Glasgow man creates world record by fathering twins 27 years after freezing sperm. Picture: John Jeffay

Scots man fathers twins 27 years after freezing sperm

Tech 2
Burundi farmers are forging ahead and Scots are helping by reducing carbon emissions

Chris Hegarty: Help the people of Burundi to a better future

Opinion
Roddy Gow, Chairman, The Asia Scotland Institute

Roddy Gow: Look east and inspire the leaders of tomorrow

Opinion
Ewan Mowat is a solicitor with AC White

Ewan Mowat: Booming gig economy can put workers at risk and they must be properly protected

Opinion
Jerry Lewis has died at the age of 91. Picture: AP

Obituary: Jerry Lewis, slapstick comedian and acclaimed straight actor

Obituaries
Colonel Alastair Murray Thorburn

Obituary: Alastair Murray Thorburn, soldier, officer, King’s Own Scottish Borderers

Obituaries
Sir Bruce, already into his 80s, In arguably his most popular and famous role as the Strictly Come Dancing host alongside Tess Daly

Obituary: Sir Bruce Forsyth, light entertainment legend

Obituaries

Obituary: How Sir Bruce Forsyth became an icon of UK television

UK 1

US comedian Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

Celebrity
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers with Sir Alex Ferguson at the Street Soccer Scotland annual dinner. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Sir Alex Ferguson praises Scottish charity work on mental health

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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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