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Barcelona attack: Man arrested after 12 people killed, 80 injured

News

Barcelona attack: Nicola Sturgeon expresses support for victims

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Alex Salmond claims controversial joke was ‘harmless innuendo’

Alex Salmond
John Swinney has pledged to bring back the plans

Revived ‘Named Person’ plans still won't work, warn legal chiefs

Politics

Nicola Sturgeon to make history with Glasgow Pride speech

Glasgow

Jo Swinson ‘faces questions’ over general election expenses

Politics

Scots firms ‘named and shamed’ for not paying minimum wage

Politics
There are warnings of localised flooding in parts of the country. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland’s weather: Rain warning for Highlands, islands and Grampian

Environment

Scott Macnab: Why Salmond’s joke isn’t funny any more

Scott Macnab
John Swinney has pledged to bring back the plans

Revived ‘Named Person’ plans still won't work, warn legal chiefs

Politics 51
A section of the Clyde Walkway collapsed at Anderston Quay in February 2013. Glasgow councillors now plan to spend 50 million to secure other quay walls along the river. Picture: Robert Perry/TSPL

Glasgow pledges £50m to fix crumbling Clyde quay walls

Companies
Pig farms could benefit under 'most favoured nation' tariff rules. Picture: Kimberley Powell

Post-Brexit trade deals a mixed bag for farming sectors

Farming 5
'Banks are not as far advanced as we would like them to be,' said ECB supervisor Sabine Lautenschlaeger. Picture: Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images

British banks ‘behind schedule’ in post-Brexit preparations

Financial 4
Andrew O'Hagan was delivering a keynote lecture at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Andrew O'Hagan: Britain 'smashed' by Brexit and Scotland under threat

Lifestyle 384
Neo-Nazis and white supremacists in Virginia have been calling themselves white nationalists. Picture: AFP/Getty

Joyce McMillan: The two different faces of ‘nationalism’

Opinion 3

How politicians and experts reacted to roll-out of baby boxes

News 2

Scotland’s poorest pupils lag behind England on university entrance

Politics 1

Jo Swinson ‘faces questions’ over general election expenses

Politics 23

Scotland’s Makar reveals ‘anxiety’ over Trump era

News 2
There are warnings of localised flooding in parts of the country. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland’s weather: Rain warning for Highlands, islands and Grampian

Environment 2
Virgin Azuma 800101 arrives in Dunbar today on the first of a series of test runs north of the Border. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Virgin Trains Azuma crosses Border for first time

Transport 7
Victoria Rose Alton, 4, after she fell from a bus on her first day of school. Picture: SWNS

Girl, 4, left with bloodied face after Glasgow bus ticket row

Education 4

Rail fares to increase by 3.6 per cent from January

Transport 19

Firefighters tackle major fire at Glasgow warehouse

Glasgow 1

Duo embark on epic England-Scotland charity drive - in a shed

Odd

Woman dies in fall on bus in Linlithgow

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Aamer Anwar was caught up in the Barcelona terrorist attack. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Glasgow University rector Aamer Anwar caught in Barcelona attack

News 4
Victoria Rose Alton, 4, after she fell from a bus on her first day of school. Picture: SWNS

Girl, 4, left with bloodied face after Glasgow bus ticket row

Education 4
Robbie Huxtable was told to stay away from Leith Academy at the start of term today. Picture: TSPL

Leith Academy youth worker accused of filming naked boy

Edinburgh 7
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon meets children at the Butterfly Nursery in Arden, Glasgow. Picture: John Gunion/The Scottish Sun/PA Wire

Labour demands abolition of exam appeal fees in Scotland

Politics 3
Michelle Ballantyne wants 2013 guidance overhauled. Photo: Rex/Shutterstock

MSP wants headteachers to be allowed to ban mobiles in school

Education 32
Microsofts Bill Gates has advocated a skills-based hiring process. Picture: AP

Abigail Stevens: We must encourage young to go beyond academia

Opinion

Give more freedom to state schools, says top Headmaster

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500 teaching vacancies across Scotland as new term starts

Education 22

13 new sets of twins set to start school in Inverclyde

Education
All five turbines are now in place for the Hywind Scotland project. Picture: Statoil

Final turbine arrives for Scotland’s floating wind farm

News 2
Dr Peter Barlow and his team of researchers at Edinburgh Napier university have discovered evidence that traffic pollution can harm the human immune system

Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

News
There are warnings of localised flooding in parts of the country. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland’s weather: Rain warning for Highlands, islands and Grampian

Environment 2
The Scottish Government is already a firm supporter of investment in renewable energy, but the Greens believe bolder plans are needed. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Greens call for bolder climate change approach in Scotland

Environment 26

EICC claims Scottish first with carbon-neutral event

Companies 1

Suppliers unite in support of £2bn Scottish wind farm

News 22

New species of wild flower discovered on Shetland

Environment
The free card is similar to an organ donor card or those alerting ambulance crews to a person's blood type. Picture: Contributed

New card ensures pets aren’t left alone if you fall ill

UK
Dr Peter Barlow and his team of researchers at Edinburgh Napier university have discovered evidence that traffic pollution can harm the human immune system

Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

News
Opiates or opioids were implicated in 765 deaths in Scotland last year. Picture: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Scotland’s drug death rate hits record levels - among highest in EU

Health 28
Portugal is a strong example of how to keep drug-related deaths to a minimum.

Kevan Christie: What can Scotland learn from Europe about how to prevent drug deaths?

Opinion 2
Mental health patients are being sent on lengthy trips for treatment. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Scots forced to travel across UK for mental health services

News 1
The treatment could help those crippled following a spinal cord injury. Picture: Getty

Molecule cocktail raises spinal injury hope

Tech

Brave Luke returns home after tumour treatment in Mexico

Health 1

A million views for children at hospital videos made by mum

News

Baby boxes to be sent to new parents in Scotland from this week

News 54

Scotland ‘can become world leader in tackling period poverty’

News 39

UK

Asda's sales were boosted by a bumper Easter. Picture: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Asda cheers first quarterly sales rise in three years

Retail
Lookers expects the new car market to decline this year. Picture: Contributed

Lookers profits go into reverse as car market ‘softens’

Companies 1
PwC has been handed a record fine by the Financial Reporting Council. Picture: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Martin Flanagan: PwC fine shows auditors are in firing line

Financial

New card ensures pets aren’t left alone if you fall ill

UK

British banks ‘behind schedule’ in post-Brexit preparations

Financial 4

Jo Swinson ‘faces questions’ over general election expenses

Politics 23

Duo embark on epic England-Scotland charity drive - in a shed

Odd
PwC has been handed a record fine by the Financial Reporting Council. Picture: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Martin Flanagan: PwC fine shows auditors are in firing line

Financial
Could a change of dates ease the congestion on the likes of the High Street in August? Picture:  Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Tommy Sheppard: Changing festival dates could be beneficial

Opinion 7
Neo-Nazis and white supremacists in Virginia have been calling themselves white nationalists. Picture: AFP/Getty

Joyce McMillan: The two different faces of ‘nationalism’

Opinion 3
For some ex-service personnel the transition to civilian life can be challenging and effective support is crucial to give them a positive future.

Amelia Morgan: Venture Trust is out to help ex-service personnel

Opinion
Machine guns on the streets do not inspire confidence

Neil McLennan: Arming all police officers an unpalatable response

Opinion 2
Greater incentives and investment are needed to move away from the box in the street and the copper wiring under the ground

Ricky Nicol: Digital crisis a threat to economic health

Opinion

Tim Flinn: Parliamentary democracy has reached its sell-by date

Opinion 1

David Thomson: Campaigns may spell the beginning of the end of the menstruation taboo

Opinion

Graham Boyack: Scotland really needs to keep it simple when it comes to procedure in law cases

Opinion

Kenny MacAskill: Time to talk seriously about benefits, universal or not, affordable or otherwise

Opinion 18

Barcelona attack: Nicola Sturgeon expresses support for victims

News
Aamer Anwar was caught up in the Barcelona terrorist attack. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Glasgow University rector Aamer Anwar caught in Barcelona attack

News 4
Neo-Nazis and white supremacists in Virginia have been calling themselves white nationalists. Picture: AFP/Getty

Joyce McMillan: The two different faces of ‘nationalism’

Opinion 3

BBC ‘discrediting SNP’ over Charlottesville ‘nationalists’

Politics 256

Brexit: UK ministers propose ‘unmonitored’ Irish border post

UK 7

Nicola Sturgeon: Trump visit ‘unthinkable’ after Charlottesville

Politics 112

Daniel Craig to return as 007 James Bond for one last time

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29:  Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian performs at the Panorama Music Festival. Picture: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Belle and Sebastian drummer left in US car park for four hours

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Bearded men are needed for the film. Picture; stock image

Bearded extras wanted for Mary Queen of Scots film

News
For some ex-service personnel the transition to civilian life can be challenging and effective support is crucial to give them a positive future.

Amelia Morgan: Venture Trust is out to help ex-service personnel

Opinion
Graham Boyack, Director, Scottish Mediation

Graham Boyack: Scotland really needs to keep it simple when it comes to procedure in law cases

Opinion
Alcohol sales paint a useful and worrying national picture of how people in Scotland consume their favourite, and not always very expensive, tipple. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Alison Douglas: Cutting back on booze helps our health and lifts the load on the NHS

Opinion 1
Ken Vass

Obituary: Ken Vass, journalist, TV and radio producer, director and editor, behind Scotsport and Weir’s Way

Obituaries
Flt Lt David Ince DFC

Obituary: David Ince, Second World War fighter pilot

Obituaries 1
Dennis F Collins

Obituary: Dennis F Collins, retired sheriff and solicitor

Obituaries
Charles "Chuck) Hay has died at the age of 87

Obituary: Charles (Chuck) Hay, farmer who became first Scot to win curling world championship

Obituaries 1

Sir Alex Ferguson praises Scottish charity work on mental health

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29:  Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian performs at the Panorama Music Festival. Picture: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Belle and Sebastian drummer left in US car park for four hours

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Daniel Craig to return as Bond. Picture: Supplied

Daniel Craig to return as 007 James Bond for one last time

News
Susan Calman
. Picture: Steve Ullathorne

Susan Calman signs up for Strictly Come Dancing

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