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Alex Salmond: Indyref2 will come right as Brexit goes wrong

Politics
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had held one on one meetings with meets Prime Minister Theresa May at Bute House (pictured) and Downing St. Picture; Steven Scott Taylor

No rift with Nicola Sturgeon, says Downing Street amid storm

Politics
Petrol and diesel prices have fallen by 2p since last month because of supermarket competition. Picture: Toby Williams/Getty Images

Brexit vote ‘added £140 to fuel bills’

Transport
The figures, analysed by the Scottish Property Federation, led to the organisation saying that they point to the continued slowing of the commercial property market in Scotland. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Land and building tax revenue in Scotland plummets by 31%

Companies

Troubled past of lighthouse murder is recalled after island put on the market

Politics

Michael Gove signals agreement on free movement during Brexit

General Election

Scottish Labour ‘tacitly helped Tories increase vote share’

General Election

Stephen Jardine: Net gains from return of North Sea cod

Opinion
Cyber crime has infiltrated areas like child exploitation, human trafficking, extortion and online abuse, Police Scotland said

Scotland witnessing ‘significant’ growth in cyber crime

Tech

Stephen Jardine: Net gains from return of North Sea cod

Stephen Jardine
Alex Salmond spoke to Ian Swanson ahead of his sold out Fringe show. Picture: Greg Mavean

Alex Salmond: Indyref2 will come right as Brexit goes wrong

Politics 269
The figures, analysed by the Scottish Property Federation, led to the organisation saying that they point to the continued slowing of the commercial property market in Scotland. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Land and building tax revenue in Scotland plummets by 31%

Companies 18
White House press secretary Sean Spicer has resigned. Picture: AP

Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Politics 5
Little Ross Island. Picture: submitted

Troubled past of lighthouse murder is recalled after island put on the market

Politics 1
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon outside Downing Street last October, after a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May.

Leader comment: Nothing to be gained from antagonism

Opinion 6

More than 200 Scottish schools axed in past decade

Politics 34

What really happens during parliamentary recess?

News 1

No rift with Nicola Sturgeon, says Downing Street amid storm

Politics 365
Extra rail services are to be laid on for the Edinburgh Festival. Picture Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

ScotRail announces extra services for Edinburgh Festival

News 2
Some Scottish councils have sought to deter engine idling by fining offenders. Picture: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Alastair Dalton: Switch off campaign may be forlorn hope

Opinion 1
An MTR Express train. Picture: Contributed

Swedish rail firm names new train ‘Trainy McTrainface’

Odd 1

Scots tourists caught up in Kos earthquake

World

UK airports prepare for ‘busiest day in history’

Transport 7

Video: Terrifying moment Jet2 flight drops towards the sea

UK
Many schools actively encourage pupils to discuss disasters like the Grenfell Tower fire.

Leader comment: Schools not shying away from reality

Opinion 1
There are now 2,524 schools in Scotland compared with 2,730 ten years ago

More than 200 Scottish schools axed in past decade

Politics 34
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’

Politics 13
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 4
The Tamagotchi - Japanese for 'cute little egg' - was hugely popular in the Nineties. PIcture: TSPL

20 of the biggest Scottish school playground crazes

News 1
Laura Muir is likely to miss the 2018 Games. Picture; John Devlin

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

Athletics 2
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

Education 3

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

Tech 2

Aberdeen university leads global project to battle cyber-attacks

Tech 2

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

Promoted content
Drivers urged to ask if their journey is really necessary

Don’t be ‘silent assassins’ drivers urged

Promoted content
Humpback whales star in new book revealing the secrets of ocean life.

Whales compose songs to attract females, Scots scientists find

Tech 1
Birch trees at Lake Lagarfljot, near Egilsstaoir, Iceland. Picture: Olaf Kruger.

Eleanor M Harris: Ecological green shoots grow in desert Iceland

Opinion 1
Installation at Mellerstain House, Berwickshire, for ArchiFringe

Andy Summers: Building understanding of architecture’s importance

Opinion

Scots scientists begin study to find if modern man can still speak ape

Environment 4

Plastic trash tops 6bn tonnes – and rising

Environment
A failure to  wash hands after a visit to the toilet can spark a far-reaching chain of events if germs are then spread from the carrier to others

Jane Bradley: Time to come clean over hygiene

Opinion 2
Maintaining independence and dignity is the key to a happy old age

Vat free help for mobility items

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

Cheap alcohol causing Scots drinkers to die aged 51

News 43
The Switch Off and Breathe campaign is hoping to influence the way we drive

Air pollution ‘kills 2500 Scots a year’

Promoted content
Ranting about politics and posting too many selfies are both big no-nos on social media, according to research. Picture: Contributed

Revealed: The top 25 social media ‘sins’

News
The family of Charlie Gard are facing another legal battle. Picture; PA

Charlie Gard: Parents preparing for latest legal fight

UK

Jim Duffy: Cut a bit of slack for those who need a kick-start

Opinion 1

9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

UK 1

Senator John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

World

Healthy eating and exercise ‘cut chances of needing Caesarean’

Health

UK

Andre Spicer's daughter burst into tears upon being approached by officials. Picture: Andre Spicer/PA Wire

Dad slams council after daughter, 5, fined for lemonade stall

UK
Pudsey shot to fame on BGT.

Britain’s Got Talent star Pudsey the dog dies

UK
Unilever, owner of the Marmite brand, served up a 27% rise in profits. Picture: Contributed

Marmite maker overcomes ‘volatile’ markets with profit hike

Companies

Sun shines for retailers as clothing sales heat up

Retail

Six terror plots foiled in UK in last four months

UK

Revealed: The top 25 social media ‘sins’

News

UK airports prepare for ‘busiest day in history’

Transport 7
A failure to  wash hands after a visit to the toilet can spark a far-reaching chain of events if germs are then spread from the carrier to others

Jane Bradley: Time to come clean over hygiene

Opinion 2
Scott-Moncrieff partner Gareth Magee. Picture: Contributed

Gareth Magee: Small firms show strength amid uncertainty

Management
The added flexibility of modern-day pension set-ups also creates a scenario which worries the FCA. Picture: John Devlin

Gareth Shaw: Pension freedoms come with a caveat

Opinion
British-caught cod is back on the menu for shoppers and diners who care if their fish is sustainable, a decade after stocks came close to collapse

Stephen Jardine: Net gains from return of North Sea cod

Opinion 3
A pair of pliers is one thing, but what damage could Donald Trump inflict with a scalpel?

Nicholas Kristof: If Dr Trump was your surgeon…

Opinion
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon outside Downing Street last October, after a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May.

Leader comment: Nothing to be gained from antagonism

Opinion 6
Many schools actively encourage pupils to discuss disasters like the Grenfell Tower fire.

Leader comment: Schools not shying away from reality

Opinion 1

Paul Noble: Putting Employee Benefit Trusts in the spotlight

Law 1

Alastair Dalton: Switch off campaign may be forlorn hope

Opinion 1

Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

News

Educators must light the flame of current and future young ‘glocalisers’

Opinion
White House press secretary Sean Spicer has resigned. Picture: AP

Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Politics 5
A pair of pliers is one thing, but what damage could Donald Trump inflict with a scalpel?

Nicholas Kristof: If Dr Trump was your surgeon…

Opinion
Workers bring a casket to the Dali Theatre Museum in Figueres.

Exhumation of Salvador Dali’s remains finds his moustache still attached

World
An MTR Express train. Picture: Contributed

Swedish rail firm names new train ‘Trainy McTrainface’

Odd 1

Scots tourists caught up in Kos earthquake

World

Minneapolis shooting ‘should not have happened’

World

Earthquake kills two on Greek Island of Kos

News

Chester Bennington, Linkin Park singer, dies at 41

Celebrity 1

Odd

An MTR Express train. Picture: Contributed

Swedish rail firm names new train ‘Trainy McTrainface’

Odd 1
Would you like to see Andy Murray in Outlander?

Calls for Andy Murray to feature in Outlander

Lifestyle
Ranting about politics and posting too many selfies are both big no-nos on social media, according to research. Picture: Contributed

Revealed: The top 25 social media ‘sins’

News
A screenshot from the video

Video of ‘UFO’ flying over Glasgow shared online

Odd 6
Measuring Raised Beds to Counteract Salinated Soil in Bangladesh

Educators must light the flame of current and future young ‘glocalisers’

Opinion
John McHugh is an Edinburgh-based Partner in the Dispute Resolution team at Harper Macleod.

John McHugh: Reduced VAT rating remains a sticky area

Opinion
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 3
David Laing, footballer turned journalist

Obituary: David ‘Davie’ Laing, footballer, Hearts stalwart and Scottish Cup winner with Clyde

Obituaries
Betty Dukes testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Picture: J. Scott Applewhite/AP

Betty Dukes: Employee who took on Walmart over discrimination

Obituaries
Bernard Nottage during his career as an international sprinter

Obituary: Bernard J Nottage, Bahamian international sprinter and politician

Obituaries
Radio 2 presenter Jeremy Vine who has been slammed as "grossly overpaid" by a listener following the publication of his BBC pay packet. Picture; PA

Jeremy Vine faces awkward exchange over BBC wage

Celebrity 3
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

Celebrity 4