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Reports that indyref2 on hold ‘purely speculative’, says SNP

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Former SNP leader Gordon Wilson, seen here in June 2016, has died after a short illness. Picture: Scott Louden

Gordon Wilson, former SNP leader, dies at 79

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Pride flag. Picture: TSPL

School ‘banned Pride badge for promoting homosexuality’

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Northumbria Police have said they do not believe the incident was terror-related. Picture: PA

1 arrest, 6 hurt after car strikes pedestrians at Eid event

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Katy Perry mocked for calling Saltire ‘blue flag with an x’

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Around 200 residents refuse to leave homes despite fire fears

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Labour hits out over maths failures

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Airports ready for holidays take-off as thousands fly out for summer breaks

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JK Rowling with a first edition in 1997. Picture: Mark Beltran/Daily Mail/REX/Shutterstock

Celebrations mark 20th anniversary of first Harry Potter book

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Euan McColm: SNP sceptics close in on Nicola Sturgeon

A spokesperson for Nicola Sturgeon branded the reports 'purely speculative'. Picture: Getty Images

Reports that indyref2 on hold ‘purely speculative’, says SNP

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Sturgeon vowed to reflect on referendum plans after the election. Picture: Stuart Nicol

SNP to focus on Brexit as indyref2 goes on back burner

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The comments by Andrea Leadsom were branded sinister by Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Calls for broadcasters to be patriotic over Brexit branded ‘sinister’

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After the unexpected scale of SNP losses in the general election, an embattled Sturgeon needs to regain the initiative. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

Euan McColm: SNP sceptics close in on Nicola Sturgeon

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Nicola Sturgeon visits the Scotlands Rural College contingent at the Royal Highland Show yesterday. Picture: Alistair Linford

Farmers ‘fed up’ with Scottish Government over CAP payments

Farming 145

Benedictines ‘can’t accept’ blame for child abuse at school

Politics 15

Leader: Organised panic unavoidable after Grenfell Tower

Opinion 1

Matthew Rice: Devolved voice vital for data security

Opinion 1

Jeremy Corbyn wows the crowds at Glastonbury festival

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Flights at Edinburgh suffered the most delays in the year to March, according to analysis of official Civil Aviation Authority figures. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Passengers face delays on one in four Scottish flights

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Edinburgh airport expects to handle more than 2.6 million in July and August. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Airports ready for holidays take-off as thousands fly out for summer breaks

Transport 11
Perth-based Stagecoach releases its annual results on Wednesday. Picture: Stagecoach/PA Wire

Stagecoach battles against headwinds at bus operation

Transport 1

Loch Lomond tourist road to be widened after tunnel rejected

Transport 11

School bus involved in crash near Blair Drummond Safari Park

Transport

Alastair Dalton: Taking a city centre bus can be no quicker than walking

Opinion 6

Leader comment: Loch upgrade a boon for all

Opinion 5
Virgin Media users are said to be at risk. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Thousands of customers ‘at risk’ following Virgin Media hack

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John Swinney prefers  to focus on 'governance' rather than 'budget cuts and staffing issues'. Picture: PA

Brian Wilson: The SNP are great at asking for your views – but nobody’s listening

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Eva with her owner, Fiona Kirkland, and surgeon William Marshall. Picture: Martin Shields

Experimental bone growth treatment saves dog’s leg

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Bright Choices leader Angela Voulgari.

Pupils taught to help classmates at risk of ‘honour’ violence

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Billy Connolly receives honorary degree from Strathclyde

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Police attend incident at Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary

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US-style behaviour programme set for Scottish schools

Education 4

First graduate-level medicine school to tackle GP staffing crisis

Health 2

Inspectors find four new city schools with defects, MSPs hear

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Inverleith House art gallery was closed suddenly at the Royal Botanic Garden just after its 30th anniversary.

Botanic Garden told to rethink after Inverleith House closure

Culture 2
A competitor struggles to control her horse during the Grand Parade at the Royal Highland Show. Photograph: Ian Rutherford

Growers urged to cash in on rising appetite for fruit and vegetables

Environment 1
The front of Cheryl Murphy's car was taken over by a swarm of bees. Picture: SWNS

Woman ‘stunned’ after thousands of bees ‘take over her car’

Odd 3

Professor Wayne Powell: Food for thought at the biggest agricultural event on the calendar

Opinion

Scotland’s rare pond mud snail wins lottery backing

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Tail docking row: could it cost Nicola Sturgeon votes?

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Amanda Bryan: valuing the environment is vital

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Kayla Doohan was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was just 20.

Brave Livingston mum ‘one of youngest Scots to get breast cancer’

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St Johns Hospital, Livingston
. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Fury as staff crisis shuts St John’s children’s ward - again

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Street sleepers often suffer from mental and physical illness and addiction. Picture: John Devlin

Street pharmacies to aid city’s rough sleepers

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Too many Republicans see drug abuse as a criminal problem, ignoring the need for a real medical solution

Nicholas Kristof: Mass killer Opioids met with a shrug

Opinion 1
Ex rugby player Doddie Weir at the Greenyards earlier this year. Picture; Greg Macvean

Doddie Weir thanks well-wishers following MND announcement

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Gordon Aikman. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Gordon Aikman wins top award for his MND campaigning

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Eva with her owner, Fiona Kirkland, and surgeon William Marshall. Picture: Martin Shields

Experimental bone growth treatment saves dog’s leg

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Pupils taught to help classmates at risk of ‘honour’ violence

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Duke of Edinburgh leaves hospital

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Northumbria Police have said they do not believe the incident was terror-related. Picture: PA

1 arrest, 6 hurt after car strikes pedestrians at Eid event

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Hibs ace Marvin Bartley has called on his friends in the sporting world to help him in his bid to raise money for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. Picture: Greg Macvean

Hibs ace Marvin Bartley in bid to help Grenfell fire victims

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The comments by Andrea Leadsom were branded sinister by Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Calls for broadcasters to be patriotic over Brexit branded ‘sinister’

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A woman with suitcases leaves Taplow Tower residential block on the Chalcots Estate in north London. Picture: Getty

Angry tenants defy evacuation order as 34 blocks fail fire tests

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Confessions of a convicted child porn sex offender

Opinion

Leader: Organised panic unavoidable after Grenfell Tower

Opinion 1

Jeremy Corbyn wows the crowds at Glastonbury festival

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Lulu to appear on new series of Who Do You Think You Are?

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After the unexpected scale of SNP losses in the general election, an embattled Sturgeon needs to regain the initiative. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

Euan McColm: SNP sceptics close in on Nicola Sturgeon

Opinion 26
Tom admits that he had looked at adult pornography for most of his life. Photograph: Getty

Confessions of a convicted child porn sex offender

Opinion
Camden Council leader Georgia Gould.  Picture: David Mirzoeff/PA

Leader: Organised panic unavoidable after Grenfell Tower

Opinion 1
We should limit state access to personal data. Photograph: Getty

Matthew Rice: Devolved voice vital for data security

Opinion 1
The agriculture sector in Scotland is showing signs of growth. Photograph: Getty Images

Bill Jamieson: Reasons to be cheerful despite doom and gloom

Business
Easy Password Concept on Laptop

James Walker: Make passwords and pins fit for purpose

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Scam traders tend to be based outside the UK yet claim to have some kind of verifiable presence here which can be at prestigious City of London addresses. Tantalising investment opportunities that look too good to be true often are.       Picture: Getty Images)

Gareth Shaw: Finance fraudsters exploit gap in the rules

Opinion

Stephen Jardine: Highland Show is a vital connection between public and farmers

Opinion

Jane Bradley: AirBnB’s rise leaves me deflated

Opinion

Nicholas Kristof: Mass killer Opioids met with a shrug

Opinion 1

Leader comment: Flying the flag takes effort

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First Lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, Louise Linton, Vice President Mike Pence, and Second Lady Karen Pence.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for LS)

Donald Trump among guests at Louise Linton’s wedding

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Rescue workers gather near the oil tanker. Picture AFP/Getty Images

148 killed in Pakistan after oil tanker bursts into flames

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The attack site. Picture: AFP/Getty

Police thwart terrorist plot at Islam’s holiest site

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Marchers at Pride Week in Istanbul in 2015, when police used a water cannon. Picture: AP

Turkey bans gay pride march over ‘safety concerns’

World 1

China landslide: 120 buried as rocks and earth crush homes

World

Sienna Miller speaks out on film industry’s gender pay gap

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Nicholas Kristof: Mass killer Opioids met with a shrug

Opinion 1

Bailed-out Allied Irish Banks returns to stock market

Financial 3
The front of Cheryl Murphy's car was taken over by a swarm of bees. Picture: SWNS

Woman ‘stunned’ after thousands of bees ‘take over her car’

Odd 3
Loganair Cabin Crew Chloe Stott (centre) with her mum Katy Stott (right) and grandmother Freida Devin. Picture: PA

Daughter of first baby born on Loganair joins airline’s cabin crew

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Professor Wayne Powell: Food for thought at the biggest agricultural event on the calendar

Opinion
When taking out a funeral plan, check what it does and does not cover

Logan Steele: Planning for a death should be made as simple, secure and painless as possible

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It has been suggested that Brexit will create a 'sea of opportunity' for the fishing industry. Picture: Getty

Dr Lyndsey Dodds: New technology can prove to be a net gain for our fishing industry

Opinion
Darren Simpson, right, with co-hosts on The Best in Australia  (Foxtel via AP)

Obituary: Darren Simpson, Belfast-born chef who became an Australian TV star

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Obituary: Jerry Nelson, ground-breaking telescope designer

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A 1940s photograph of the then-Patricia Mountbatten (Gordon Anthony/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Obituary: Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma

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US student Otto Warmbier cries while speaking to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea in February 2016 (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

Obituary: Otto Warmbier, American student who died after imprisonment by North Korea

Obituaries

Police called after gang of youths ‘abuse Susan Boyle’

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Katy Perrymade the gaffe while performing on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival. Picture: PA

Katy Perry mocked for calling Saltire ‘blue flag with an x’

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Sienna Miller pictured with Lost City of Z co-star Charlie Hunnam. Picture: Getty Images

Sienna Miller speaks out on film industry’s gender pay gap

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Video: Johnny Depp jokes about Donald Trump assassination

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Billy Connolly receives honorary degree from Strathclyde

Education 14