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Theresa May requests transition period after Brexit

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Tory councillor Michael Jamieson appeared from custody at Perth Sheriff Court to face a charge of possessing indecent images at his Buchan Drive home. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Tory councillor in Perth court to face child porn charges

Perth
Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico's southeast coast .Picture: HELENE VALENZUELA/AFP/Getty Images

Hurricane Maria: Brit dies after boat capsizes off Puerto Rico

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Celtic fans have been nominated for a FIFA award. Picture: SNS

Celtic nominated for ‘best fans in world football’ award

Celtic

Tory councillor struck off teaching list for ‘drooling hag’ tweet to Sturgeon

Politics

Armed police to patrol Ibrox for Old Firm match

Rangers

Glasgow named Scottish university of the year

Education

Nicola Sturgeon’s admits to suffering sexism as young politician

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Nardini's world famous ice cream parlour, Largs, North Ayrshire. 
Picture: Paul Tomkins

Nardini’s: Scotland’s best-loved ice cream institution

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Scott Macnab: Catalan struggle not a priority for Scots

Scott Macnab
Former First Minister Jack McConnell has urged Nicola Sturgeon to 'park' plans for a second referendum. Picture: Michael Gillen

Jack McConnell: Indyref2 should be parked for five years

Politics 68
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon spoke of the difficulties starting out as a young female politician. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Nicola Sturgeon’s admits to suffering sexism as young politician

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Theresa May. Picture: Getty

Theresa May requests transition period after Brexit

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Kathleen Leslie, a Tory councillor from Fife has been struck off. Picture: Fife Today

Tory councillor struck off teaching list for ‘drooling hag’ tweet to Sturgeon

Politics 406
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon and First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones during a meeting to discuss Brexit. Picture: PA

Letters: SNP’s disappearing Brexit powers aren’t what they seem

Your Say 19
A crowd of protestors gather outside the Catalan region's economy ministry building in Barcelona. Picture AP

Nicola Sturgeon backs Catalonia’s right to hold a referendum

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Nicola Sturgeon attacks Anas Sarwar over family firm

Politics 50

Questions raised after Sick Kids sell-off gazumps community bid

Politics 2

‘Punitive’ land tax sees £1m-plus house sales plummet in Scotland

Politics 118

Obituary: Sir Teddy Taylor, Conservative MP and Eurosceptic

Obituaries 3

Alastair Dalton: Selfish school-run parkers must be removed

Opinion 4

Council agrees business case for extending Edinburgh tram to Leith

Transport 13
A Ryanair plane takes off from Dublin Airport on September 21, 2017. 
Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary on September 21, 2017, said he could not rule out axing more flights, but added any additional cancellations would not be linked to ongoing pilot roster problems. / AFP PHOTO / Paul FAITHPAUL FAITH/AFP/Getty Images

Ryanair will axe pilot leave to fix cancellations crisis

Transport 2

Scottish railway stations named among best in Britain

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Airport alcohol ban call after Scottish arrest figures released

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Ryanair passengers who re-booked flights pay again for extras

Transport 13
The incident happened on Wednesday at a classroom in Broughton Primary.

Classroom at Broughton Primary closes after ceiling collapses

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Of 34 breeds of North Atlantic seabirds investigated by researchers, 74 per cent were found to have ingested plastics. Picture: Bill Henry

Majority of seabirds are eating plastic, Scots scientists warn

Tech 3
Sir Tom Hunter said the move was an 'important step forward' for Strathclyde Business School. Picture: John Devlin

Strathclyde Business School unveils founding leaders

Management
MSPs are considering fresh legislation that seeks to address issues raised in a Supreme Court legal ruling on the Named Persons policy. Picture: TSPL

Scots teachers could face court under new Named Person plan

Education 139
87-year-old Alex Stewart enrolling at university for the eighth time. Picture: SWNS

Oldest Scots student, 87, enrolls at university for 8th time

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Letter: Parents’ atitudes stopping Scottish education becoming world class

Your Say 34

Parents paying £121k more to get into ‘right’ school catchment

Education 94

John Swinney to promise teachers ‘more freedom’

News 11

Bid to make Scotland a ‘Daily Mile nation’ after pupil scheme

News 15

Martin Davidson: Give the kids a sense of adventure – and watch them become grown-ups

Opinion
Scottish highlands with rainbow and larch trees.

Bid to save last ‘granny’ pines with links to Caledonian Forest

Environment 7
Storm Petrel. Picture: Rex

Seabirds nest on remote islands after rat-catching blitz

Environment 1
Of 34 breeds of North Atlantic seabirds investigated by researchers, 74 per cent were found to have ingested plastics. Picture: Bill Henry

Majority of seabirds are eating plastic, Scots scientists warn

Tech 3
Atlantis Resources chief Tim Cornelius. Picture: Jon Savage

Atlantis to seek backing to extend tidal energy project

News 2

Scottish towns and nuclear base in danger from rising seas

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Mexico earthquake: At least 248 dead after powerful quake

World

Martin Davidson: Give the kids a sense of adventure – and watch them become grown-ups

Opinion

Karen Ramoo: Caring for our countryside is a job for everyone, not just those who live there

Opinion 2
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Serial killer Brady’s burial plans not disclosed at inquest

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Airlines have called for a ban on early morning alcohol sales at airports.

Airport alcohol ban call after Scottish arrest figures released

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The breath - and control of it - really is the key to yoga, says Caroline Foster.

Caroline Foster: Stressed and tense? The trick is to control breathing

Opinion
Pro-choice campaigners known as Handmaids protest in Ireland Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Call for action after women seek abortion pills

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A third of Scots are suffering from a lack of sleep. Picture: PA

One in three Scots ‘not getting enough sleep’

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Daily Mile founder Elaine Wyllie, left, and sports minister Aileen Campbell, centre, with ScottishPower staff enjoying their Daily Mile. Picture: John Devlin

Bid to make Scotland a ‘Daily Mile nation’ after pupil scheme

News 15

Martin Davidson: Give the kids a sense of adventure – and watch them become grown-ups

Opinion

Leader comment: Daily Mile should be for all

Opinion 1

Nurse loses legal action over parking fines at hospital

News 7

James Cant: Do you know how to help if someone has a cardiac arrest? If not, find out and save a life

Opinion

Dr Jo Bowden: Taking the worry out of lung cancer

Opinion 1

UK

Councils have dismissed the need for a review of Uber's operations in Scotland. Picture: Carl Court/Getty Images

Councils in Scotland dismiss need for review of Uber operations

UK
The explosion was reported at Parson's Green tube station in London. Picture: Wikicommons

Parsons Green terror attack: Ahmed Hassan charged with attempted murder

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Yahyah Farroukh  - this photo was alleged to have been taken on the ferry from Wemyss Bay to Rothesay.

Man arrested in connection with Parsons Green attack released

News 11

Co-op Group sells final 1% stake in troubled Co-op Bank

Financial 1

Alastair Campbell recalls plan for Old Firm ‘peace process’ game

Odd 8

Unions seek talks with Mitie over plans to axe 480 jobs

Companies

Ryanair passengers who re-booked flights pay again for extras

Transport 13

Alastair Dalton: Selfish school-run parkers must be removed

Opinion 4
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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

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First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon and First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones during a meeting to discuss Brexit. Picture: PA

Letters: SNP’s disappearing Brexit powers aren’t what they seem

Your Say 19

Susheila Nasta MBE: Indians have added spice to British life for centuries

Opinion
George Street during the International Festival

Roddy Smith: There’s a lot going on behind the scenes to make Edinburgh festival city of the world

Opinion
Samaritans Ruth and Davey at the Edinburgh office.

Jen Gracie: It’s not just about suicide – how the Samaritans help with everyday crisis

Opinion 1
Harry McQuillan is chief executive of Community Pharmacy Scotland.

Harry McQuillan: Joined-up strategies to meet needs of those with mental health issues is a priority

Opinion

Brian Wilson: Ask Mr Bell and Mr Pottinger their views on corporate rottenness

Opinion 3

Joyce McMillan: Tories have three options on devolution

Opinion 92

Jim Duffy: Trump’s bold stance is a power game driven by economics

Opinion 1

Leader comment: Minister can’t ignore evidence over LBTT’s negative effect

Opinion 5
The busiest border crossing in the United States, between San Diego and Tijuana, will close to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. Picture: AP Photo/Gregory Bull

Long delays expected as America’s busiest border crossing shuts

World
Supporters of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) political party demonstrate against the German Chancellor and Christian Democrat (CDU) Angela Merkel at a CDU election campaign stop. Picture: Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

Angela Merkel set to win fourth term as Germans go to the polls

World
An escalating war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un ratcheted up a notch as the US president dubbed North Korea's leader a "madman".
 Picture: SAUL LOEB,ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump says Kim Jong Un is ‘obviously a madman’

World 1

50 countries have just banned nuclear weapons

World 2

Catalan pro-independence protesters call for release of officials

World 1

Susheila Nasta MBE: Indians have added spice to British life for centuries

Opinion

Jim Duffy: Trump’s bold stance is a power game driven by economics

Opinion 1

North Korean minister echoes Pedro Caixinha’s ‘dog and caravan’ phrase

Odd 10

Odd

Michael Doherty, 77, from Greenock, has found his first pay packet 62 years after giving it to his  mother Margaret, 104, for safekeeping. Picture: SWNS

OAP finds first pay packet 62 years after handing it to his mum

Odd
Trials for the Quiditch Premier League taking place. Picture: SWNS

Harry Potter fans get Scotland’s first national quidditch team

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Just some of the vision from futurologists.

Superhero suits and invisibility cloaks are just 50 years away

Odd 1

Susheila Nasta MBE: Indians have added spice to British life for centuries

Opinion
George Street during the International Festival

Roddy Smith: There’s a lot going on behind the scenes to make Edinburgh festival city of the world

Opinion
Samaritans Ruth and Davey at the Edinburgh office.

Jen Gracie: It’s not just about suicide – how the Samaritans help with everyday crisis

Opinion 1
Former Conservative MP Sir Teddy Taylor has died at the age of 80. Picture: PA

Obituary: Sir Teddy Taylor, Conservative MP and Eurosceptic

Obituaries 3
Jan Brittin bats during a one-day match against Australia at the County Ground in Derby in 1998. Picture: Craig Prentis/Allsport

Janette Brittin: Star of England’s World Cup-winning cricket team

Obituaries
Lt Col Mark Phillips MBE (Picture: Facebook)

Obituary: Lt Col Mark Phillips MBE, Special Forces hero who blew up Saddam Hussein’s communications pipeline

Obituaries
Alan and Joan Root filming Survival (Picture: ITV/Rex/Shutterstock)

Obituary: Alan Root OBE, wildlife filmmaker

Obituaries

Did William Shakespeare visit Scotland to win over James VI?

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Jake LaMotta, right, fighting Marcel Cerdan in Briggs Stadium in Detroit in 1949. Picture: AP

Jake LaMotta passes away aged 95

News
Comedian Kevin Bridges. Picture: John Devlin

Kevin Bridges tells of arrest after drunken night in Ireland

Lifestyle
Wayne Rooney. Picture: PA

Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink driving offence

Celebrity
Kelly Macdonald split with her husband Dougie Payne. Picture; Getty

Kelly Macdonald splits from Travis musician husband after 14-years

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