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EU leaders demand more money before continuing Brexit talks

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Ferguslie Park. Picture: John Devlin

Paisley 2021 bid lifts spirits in Ferguslie Park

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Scotland will avoid a recession despite the uncertainty over Brexit. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Scotland to avoid recession amid falling economic growth

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Robert McNay (pictured on right) , Rachel Angus, of Largs and  John Vallance, of Ayr, were all shipped to Canada as British Home Children. PICS: BHCARA.

The 15,000 Scots children shipped to Canada

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Strike to halt all CrossCountry Scottish trains

Transport

Hearts’ new stand to get Saturday morning inspection

Hearts

Nicola Sturgeon urged to act over The Alex Salmond Show

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Four die after collision between helicopter and aircraft

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Locals say children as young as 12 are being sold into sex slavery in Govanhill in Glasgow. Picture: Laura Ferguson

Glasgow children as young as 12 ‘being sold for sex’

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Darren McGarvey: Make a point about Alex Salmond and the SNP at your peril

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The era of cheap booze is coming to an end – at last

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Alex Salmond promised big in his first weekly chat show. Pictured: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Tom Peterkin: Alex Salmond was true to form, there was the Robert Burns quote

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First edition of the Alax Salmond Show on RT with an exclusive interview with Catalan President Carles Puigdemont

Alex Salmond’s show on Kremlin-backed TV stokes controversy

Politics 126
NHS boards deliberately leaving posts unfilled to save money

NHS chiefs leave posts vacant in order to save cash, MSPs are told

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Leader candidates Anas Sarwar and Richard Leonard. Picture: John Devlin

Richard Leonard pleas for unity as leadership voting closes

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Ireland's Prime minister Leo Varadkar (L) and Britain's Prime minister Theresa May (R) talk ahead a discussion session during the European Social Summit in Gothenburg, Sweden, on November 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Jonathan NACKSTRANDJONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images

EU leaders demand more money before continuing Brexit talks

Politics 40

‘Rape complainers deserve better’ say sex crime campaigners

Politics 15

Power restored in city centre, not linked to Christmas Festival tests

Politics 5

Nicola Sturgeon writes to family of Shaun Woodburn

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CrossCountry operates cross-Border services to the Midlands and south west England

Strike to halt all CrossCountry Scottish trains

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Revealed: Final part of Martin Freeman Scottish advert series

Transport 3
A copy of the railplane poster is displayed at Milngavie Station. Picture: NRM Pictorial Collection

Alastair Dalton: Inventor’s anniversary points us to the future

Opinion 5

Strike threat to Virgin Trains West Coast passengers

Transport

A96 crash victim, 23, named by police

Transport

Thousands of rail passengers disrupted by suspected track defect

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The principal of the school said the measures were "bureaucratic".

Top private school denies welfare risk over bullying

Education 26
Young cattle on the beach at East Kilbride, South Uist. Na Meadhoinean, or Middle District, has the strongest Gaelic-speaking community in the world, at 82% per cent. Picture: Allan Milligan/TSPL

University explores benefits of speaking Gaelic in business

Education 5
One of the signature events of the Year of Young People will be the opening of Dundee's V&A Museum.

£2m line-up of events for Scotland's Year of Young People

Lifestyle 6
Scotlands 19 higher education institutions will work to make admissions fairer and faster for applicants. Picture: Getty Images

Scottish universities to widen access for students from deprived areas

Education 2
Campaigners said allowing girls to wear trousers and boys to wear skirts could result in happier students. Picture: John Devlin

Lib Dems back gender neutral uniforms in Scottish schools

Education 46

‘Hidden’ poverty means rural schools miss out on funding

Education

‘Hidden’ poverty means rural schools miss out on funding

Education

Old Boroughmuir school sale gets go-ahead despite price fall of almost £3m

Education 3

National Museum brings STEM subjects to life for pupils

Tech 4
Navy efforts to protect whales has had limited effect
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Endangered whales not impressed by sonar ‘ramp-up’

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Dougie MacDougall has gone without a catch in the last seven years. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Scottish fisherman sees salmon catch fall from hundreds to zero

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Humpback whales can get used to sonar noise which aims to scare them off to protect their hearing. 
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Whales not deterred by sonar ‘ramping up’ of noise levels

Environment

Mary Church: Zero-carbon world must be achieved without repeat of miners’ strike chaos

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Pesticides weakens bees’ buzzing noise, scientists find

Environment 1

Conservation areas: 50 years of protecting Scotland’s built heritage

Environment 2

Video: The numbers behind Scotland’s renewable energy drive

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St John's Hospital, Livingston , Pic Lisa Ferguson

Hospital to be investigated after A&E waiting times ‘under-reported’

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The Scottish Life Sciences Advisory Board, a government body, is currently in the midst of a 10-year strategy to double the sectors turnover to 8 billion by 2025.

Scotland’s most miraculous scientific advances

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The era of cheap booze is coming to an end – at last

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Three-year-old Daniel Cornett, with his parents, is presented with the Cash for Kids Award. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Brave toddler raises spirits as Radio Forth honours local heroes

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Health Secretary Shona Robison heard that research with frontline staff has highlighted the increasing strain being placed on care home workforce.

Scottish care bosses warn sector may soon cease to exist

UK 5
NHS boards deliberately leaving posts unfilled to save money

NHS chiefs leave posts vacant in order to save cash, MSPs are told

Politics 14

Has Scotland been failing to develop a world vision?

Tech

Opportunities are knocking for the Scottish life sciences community

Business

Frank O’Donnell: Scotland leading the world in life science research

Business

Premature twins Tottie and Lottie ‘thank’ nursing staff

News

Deacon appointed head of police watchdog

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Health Secretary Shona Robison heard that research with frontline staff has highlighted the increasing strain being placed on care home workforce.

Scottish care bosses warn sector may soon cease to exist

UK 5
A number of casualties have been reported as a result of an aircrash in Buckinghamshire. Picture: BBC News

Four die after collision between helicopter and aircraft

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Virgin Trains passengers have the bizare opportunity to win a toilet seat signed by Will Ferrell. Picture: Anchorman 2 (2013)

Virgin Trains offer signed Will Ferrell toilet seat as prize

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Keith Robson: SNP’s free care policy is a success – but there is huge pressure how we provide it

Opinion 2

Richard Meade: How much of a caring society are we towards the dying and lonely?

Opinion

Grenfell Tower: Final death toll at 71 as probe continues

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The era of cheap booze is coming to an end – at last

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A copy of the railplane poster is displayed at Milngavie Station. Picture: NRM Pictorial Collection

Alastair Dalton: Inventor’s anniversary points us to the future

Opinion 5

Frank O’Donnell: Scotland leading the world in life science research

Business

Brian Wilson: Fundamentalists forced ‘bonkers’ Brexit deadline on May

Opinion 29
Keith Robson, Charity Director of Age Scotland

Keith Robson: SNP’s free care policy is a success – but there is huge pressure how we provide it

Opinion 2
Many older people who live on their own, especially those who are in the last days of life, often feel lonely and isolated with no one to turn to except time-pressed care workers

Richard Meade: How much of a caring society are we towards the dying and lonely?

Opinion
Scott Hastings presents a Radio Forth Award for services to sport to Doddie Weir (Picture: Ian Georgeson)

Leader comment: Our love for Doddie, a giant among us all

Opinion 1

Jim Duffy: A political farce was responsible for Police Scotland

Opinion 8

Leader comment: Justice must not be ‘worse than rape’

Opinion

Joyce McMillan: The rise of the far-right in Europe is no Cabaret, old chum

Opinion 14

Should alcohol sponsorship of Scottish football be regulated?

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Dr Lee Cook-jong. Picture: Getty.

Huge number of parasites found in North Korea defector

World 6
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, right, meets with Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney at Iveagh House in Dublin. Picture: PA

Boris Johnson to discuss global issues with Ireland’s foreign minister

Politics 3
Benedict Allen has been found "safe, well and healthy". Picture: Martin Hartley/Jo Sarsby

British explorer who went missing ‘safe, well and healthy’

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Security personnel guard the Supreme Court during its hearing in the crucial case to dissolve the country's main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party. Picture: AP Photo/Heng Sinith

Cambodia opposition party to be dissolved in blow to democracy

World

Lebanon’s prime minister will travel to France after resignation

World

Robert Mugabe meets South Africa delegation for resolution

World 1

Mass murderer Charles Manson only has ‘matter of time’ to live

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Leonardo da Vinci painting of Christ sells for record $450m

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Virgin Trains passengers have the bizare opportunity to win a toilet seat signed by Will Ferrell. Picture: Anchorman 2 (2013)

Virgin Trains offer signed Will Ferrell toilet seat as prize

Odd 1

Video: Dundonian dialect hilariously explained by Korean Billy

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Brechin man’s Aberdeen FC attic wins Britain’s best man cave

Odd
Keith Robson, Charity Director of Age Scotland

Keith Robson: SNP’s free care policy is a success – but there is huge pressure how we provide it

Opinion 2
Many older people who live on their own, especially those who are in the last days of life, often feel lonely and isolated with no one to turn to except time-pressed care workers

Richard Meade: How much of a caring society are we towards the dying and lonely?

Opinion
James Blake is a co-chair of the RSE Young Academy Scotland

James Blake: Brexit has started – so what should Remain vote Scotland do to protect its interests?

Opinion 6
Professor Bryan Richards has died at the age of 79

Professor Bryan Richards: Aeronautical engineer, Concorde developer, and expert on aircraft dynamics

Obituaries
Popular actor Keith Barron (Picture: Rebecca Naden/PA Wire)

Obituary: Keith Barron, actor best known for TV’s Duty Free

Obituaries
Scottish artist
 
Mary Batchelor

Mary Batchelor: Acclaimed Scottish artist who found fame late in life

Obituaries
Drummer and music journalist Iain Shedden has died at the age of 60

Obituary: Ian Shedden, Scottish drummer (The Jolt, Saints, Small Hours) music journalist and author

Obituaries

Brave toddler raises spirits as Radio Forth honours local heroes

Rugby union
Sir Andy Murray flanked by his brother Jamie, right, and Roger Federer. Picture: John Devlin

Andy Murray Live charity event doubles money raised in second year

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Scott Hastings presents Doddie Weir with his award. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Doddie Weir recognised for contribution to the sporting world

Lifestyle
The Old Vic theatre has said 20 people have claimed they were victims of "inappropriate behaviour" by Spacey. Picture: Myung Jung Kim/PA Wire

20 victims of Kevin Spacey ‘inappropriate behaviour’ says Old Vic

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Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey. Photo: Getty Images

Fresh sexual assault allegations against Hollywood star Kevin Spacey

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