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Celtic rage at Hibs over 10,000 empty seats at Betfred Cup

Celtic
Rosenheimer Platz, Munich. Picture: Wikimedia Commons

Several wounded in Munich stabbing spree

World
Defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon said shipbuilding on the Clyde had more certainty than any other UK industry. Picture: PA

Michael Fallon hits out at ‘miserable’ SNP over Clyde shipyards

Politics
Greens co-convener Patrick Harvie says his party is leading the charge. Picture: John Devlin

Tories claim Patrick Harvie’s Green tail is wagging the SNP dog

Politics

Theresa May told concessions needed for to trade talks with EU

Politics

Gary Tank Commander actor Greg McHugh opens up on anxiety battle

News

Police Scotland probe complaint against Royal Bank of Scotland

News

Video: Storm Brian’s path revealed - and it could reach Scotland

UK
As the Catalan independence crisis deepens tourism, which is a vital economic input for the entire region, seems little impacted. Picture: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Catalonia tourism down 15% as images of police violence hit industry

UK

Paris Gourtsoyannis: How Brexit could be over by Christmas

Paris Gourtsoyannis
Eggs are officially good for you. Picture: Chaloner Woods/Getty Images

Stephen Jardine: It’s no yolk: Eggs are officially good for us

Opinion 1
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addresses Scotland's Inclusive Growth Conference in Glasgow as she outlines how reducing inequality and creating a fairer society can have significant economic benefits for the country. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Peter Smaill: Inclusive growth for Scotland by excluding the rich? It does not add up

Opinion 44
Greens co-convener Patrick Harvie says his party is leading the charge. Picture: John Devlin

Tories claim Patrick Harvie’s Green tail is wagging the SNP dog

Politics 207
Patrick Harvie and the Scottish Green Party are punching above their weight. Picture: John Devlin

Leader comment: Smart politics – but beware voter backlash

UK 18

No Brexit trade talks before December, but EU starts preparations

Politics 85

Donald Trump ‘fearmongering’ with UK Islamic terror comments

News 18
Senior Labour MP Clive Lewis is in hot water over a derogatory comment made at a Jeremy Corbyn-supporting Momentum group event. Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Female Labour MPs condemn Clive Lewis for “inexcusable” remark

News 22

Michael Fallon hits out at ‘miserable’ SNP over Clyde shipyards

Politics 740

Nicola Sturgeon unveils plans for Scottish national investment bank

News 219

Theresa May told concessions needed for to trade talks with EU

Politics 20

SNP MSP Joan McAlpine claims UK single market ‘doesn’t exist’

News 122
Megan Scott was knocked down and killed. Picture: Contributed/Police Scotland

15-year-old knocked down and killed in East Kilbride named

News 3
A study for insurance firm Confused.comrevealed Scotland has the worst potholes in the UK. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Scotland has worst potholes in the UK, four miles deep in total

Transport 49
A Class 385 train at Linlithgow station during early testing of the electrified Glasgow-Edinburgh mainline. Picture: ScotRail

Electric train runs on Edinburgh-Glasgow mainline for first time

Transport 3
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling Picture; PA

Fears flights will be grounded post-Brexit dismissed

News 3

Cyclist ‘seriously injured’ in road collision with bus

News

Wizz Air applies for UK licence ahead of Brexit

News 1

Storm Ophelia: Thousands without power as recovery process begins

News
Andrea Bradley said that teachers feared the scrutiny

Primary pupils as young as 7 to ‘inspect’ their school

Education 1
The One Planet Picnic is a Keep Scotland Beautiful initiative aimed at schools to encourage  pupils and staff to think about eating more sustainable, locally-sourced and ethically-produced foods. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 3
Dalry primary school pupils Kelly Zheng (right), 10, and Jennifer Shek, nine, work together on a digital animation project in Edinburgh. Picture: Tom Finnie

BT joins forces with Digital Xtra Fund to inspire young Scots

Tech 3
Scotland is to be the first part of the UK to ban smacking. MSP hn Finnie has been campaigning for a change in the law

Scotland to be first part of UK to ban smacking children

News 159
The Young Talk Project had a positive impact on school life,  created better pupil relationships, improved discipline and cut the number of suspensions, as well as freeing up time for teachers

Graham Boyack: Get pupils to sort out conflict by themselves and reap the benefits

Opinion
How do we ensure children have the skills for tomorrow's job, asks Claire Gillespie?

Claire Gillespie: How do we ensure children have skills for tomorrow’s jobs?

Opinion 9

Edinburgh robot could help autistic adults find work

Tech

Dr Katherine Trebeck: Fair play to the SNP – their ideas could cut gap between have and have-nots

Opinion 21

Singing star Paolo Nutini to become a university tutor

Celebrity 3

Hard Brexit ‘threatens scientific research’ at Scots universities

Education 171
A state-of-the-art recycling centre opened in Aberdeen can process 20 tonnes in a single hour.

Scotland’s “most-advanced” recycling centre opens in Aberdeen

Environment 16

Fears for Leith amid ‘asset-stripping’ and house price concerns

Environment 4
The One Planet Picnic is a Keep Scotland Beautiful initiative aimed at schools to encourage  pupils and staff to think about eating more sustainable, locally-sourced and ethically-produced foods. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 3
The final turbine being put into place at the wind farm

World’s first floating wind farm powers up in Scotland

News 138

James Mackenzie: Deposit system welcome – but we must go further

Opinion 7

Dr Katherine Trebeck: Fair play to the SNP – their ideas could cut gap between have and have-nots

Opinion 21

Fast action on plastic pollution required Sir David Attenborough

TV & Radio

Plastic pellets threaten to bury Scotland’s sandy beaches

Environment 1

Leader comment: Cheer actor’s frankness

UK
British children are not drinking enough water research show. Picture: FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images

British children drink less than two glasses of water a day

News
The One Planet Picnic is a Keep Scotland Beautiful initiative aimed at schools to encourage  pupils and staff to think about eating more sustainable, locally-sourced and ethically-produced foods. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 3
Health boards across Scotland are on track to fall further behind a key target for A&E waiting times.  Picture: Peter Byrne/PA

Scotland even further behind key NHS target

News 181
Tony Singh's recipes will be handed out at local food banks. Picture: Peter Devlin

Edinburgh celebrity chef creates bespoke foodbank recipes

News 4
Rick Loup. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Patient faces 16-month wait for surgery on both his knees

UK
Scottish Celebrity chef Tony Singh MBE teams up with Hilton to launch is foodbank recipes.

‘King of Spice’ creates bespoke foodbank recipes

News

Cheesemaker avoids charges over e-coli death of child

News 5

Brave Luke, 7, defies odds after treatment at Mexican hospital

UK

Leader comment: Support is vital in the fight against cancer

Opinion

Cancer patients ‘let down in their time of need’

Health 1

UK

As the Catalan independence crisis deepens tourism, which is a vital economic input for the entire region, seems little impacted. Picture: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Catalonia tourism down 15% as images of police violence hit industry

UK 6

Leader comment: Cheer actor’s frankness

UK
Patrick Harvie and the Scottish Green Party are punching above their weight. Picture: John Devlin

Leader comment: Smart politics – but beware voter backlash

UK 18
The BBC has apologised for launching a "shocking and deeply disappointing" opinion poll on gay conversion therapy. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

BBC apologises for ‘shocking’ gay conversion therapy poll

UK 6

British children drink less than two glasses of water a day

News

Video: Storm Brian’s path revealed - and it could reach Scotland

UK 2

Revealed: How much UK mobile users are paying for old deals

UK

Duncan Thorp: Enterprising social businesses are on the up and that’s good for everybody

Opinion
Eggs are officially good for you. Picture: Chaloner Woods/Getty Images

Stephen Jardine: It’s no yolk: Eggs are officially good for us

Opinion 1
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addresses Scotland's Inclusive Growth Conference in Glasgow as she outlines how reducing inequality and creating a fairer society can have significant economic benefits for the country. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Peter Smaill: Inclusive growth for Scotland by excluding the rich? It does not add up

Opinion 44
Actress Alyssa Milano launched a "Me Too" Twitter hashtag requesting  people reply on the social network if they have been victims of sexual assault or harassment. Picture: CHRIS DELMAS/AFP/Getty Images

Margaret Renkl: The raw power of saying #MeToo

Opinion
George Osborne visits Tata Steel  which put UK operations up for sale. Picture; Getty

Joyce McMillan: Are the Tories imploding over Brexit?

Opinion 61
Nicola Sturgeon

Brian Wilson: What are the SNP hiding over public project finance? Good luck with getting any answers

Opinion 290
Duncan Thorp, Policy and Communications Officer, Social Enterprise Scotland

Duncan Thorp: Enterprising social businesses are on the up and that’s good for everybody

Opinion
The One Planet Picnic is a Keep Scotland Beautiful initiative aimed at schools to encourage  pupils and staff to think about eating more sustainable, locally-sourced and ethically-produced foods. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 3

Bill Jamieson: Are plans for Universal Income delusional?

Opinion 138

Tom Peterkin: Ruth Davidson must be ruthless on internal strife

Politics 16

Kenny MacAskill: Who needs bricks and mortar tourist offices?

Opinion 7

Scott Macnab: Time to ban Holyrood giving bans

Opinion 50
Rosenheimer Platz, Munich. Picture: Wikimedia Commons

Several wounded in Munich stabbing spree

World
As the Catalan independence crisis deepens tourism, which is a vital economic input for the entire region, seems little impacted. Picture: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Catalonia tourism down 15% as images of police violence hit industry

UK 6
Deadly mob attacks on people suspected to be "vampires" have led to about 140 arrests in Malaw as President Peter Mutharika appeals for calm. Picture: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, FILE

‘Vampires’ targeted in mob attacks leads to 140 arrests in Malawi

Odd 6
A Rohingya refugee boy desperate for aid cries as he climbs on a truck distributing aid for a local NGO near the Balukali refugee camp. Picture: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

Rohingya children suffering ‘hell on earth’, warns Unicef

World 1

Syrian force formally declares victory over extremists in Raqqa

World 1

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 3

Bill Clinton holds talks with Theresa May about Northern Ireland

UK 14

Scots launch Catalan Defence Committee to ‘defend democracy’

Politics 106

Odd

Deadly mob attacks on people suspected to be "vampires" have led to about 140 arrests in Malaw as President Peter Mutharika appeals for calm. Picture: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, FILE

‘Vampires’ targeted in mob attacks leads to 140 arrests in Malawi

Odd 6
Can you name year these famous events happened?

Quiz: Can you name the year these events took place?

News
Gerard Butler, who has told how he was admitted to hospital after being injected with the venom of 23 bee stings. Picture; PA

Gerard Butler was hospitalised ‘after injecting himself with bee venom’

Odd
Badger discovered having a cat nap in Linlithgow house

Badger sneaks into house and enjoys a snooze in a cat bed

News
Duncan Thorp, Policy and Communications Officer, Social Enterprise Scotland

Duncan Thorp: Enterprising social businesses are on the up and that’s good for everybody

Opinion
The One Planet Picnic is a Keep Scotland Beautiful initiative aimed at schools to encourage  pupils and staff to think about eating more sustainable, locally-sourced and ethically-produced foods. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 3
Counselling depressed man head in hands. Man upset during a chat with a woman, possibly a failed relationship / breaking up.

Anne Chilton: Change is inevitable, but how we deal with it is the most important thing

Opinion
Alastair Durie, academic

Alastair J Durie: Widely respected Scottish academic and researcher

Obituaries 1
Lady Jean Fforde in her home in Arran in 2014 (Picture: Robert Perry)

Obituary: Lady Jean Fforde, aristocrat said to have auctioned off an earldom to pay for central heating

Obituaries
Dr Margaret Colquhoun

Obituary: Margaret Colquhoun, evolutionary biologist, much-respected and sought-after adult educator

Obituaries
Norman Lawrence obit
Garage proprietor and mechanic
Born 11 January, 1918 in Kininmonth (correct), Aberdeenshire
Died 29 September, 2017 in Banchory, aged 99

Norman Lawrence: Garage proprietor, mechanic and Second World War veteran

Obituaries 1

Leader comment: Cheer actor’s frankness

UK

Sean Hughes: his greatest jokes, quips and one-liners

Lifestyle
Actor Greg McHugh takes part in a panel discussion on mental health issues at the Scottish Parliament's Festival of Politics. 20 October 2017. Pic - Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament Parliament

Gary Tank Commander actor Greg McHugh opens up on anxiety battle

News
Producer Kathleen Kennedy has called for a "zero-tolerance" approach. Picture: Mark Davis/Getty Images for Women In Film)

Film producer calls for commission to stamp out sexual harassment

News 4
Sir Richard Branson opened up about being the target of cons. Picture: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire

Sir Richard Branson targeted with $5m ‘terrorist’ ransom demand

Odd 4