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MP Michelle Thomson contacts police over rape ordeal at 14

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5 vehicles have been involved in the crash.  Picture; Scott Louden

Five vehicles involved in Forth Road Bridge crash

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Prosecution bid against Glasgow bin lorry crash driver fails

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The incident took place half a mile north of Dunbar. Picture; Google

26-year-old woman killed in A1 crash

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Brexit and Trump will lead to politics “correction” - Cameron

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Airline taxes should be axed say Tories

Politics

Falkirk Tunnel project to throw new light on Burke and Hare

Transport

Act of Union ‘forbids UK Government from starting Brexit’

Politics
Tory leader Ruth Davidson challenges Nicola Sturgeon on education

Tories threaten to pull out of key education policy

Politics
Many Scottish foods have PGI or similar protections. Picture: Contributed

Deal needed to protect Scots food labels after Brexit

Farming 4
Leslie Evans: 'We cannot commit to there being no further errors.' Picture: Contributed

Top civil servant cannot rule out more farm payment errors

Farming 7
Small firms appear less concerned about Brexit than elsewhere in the UK. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland’s upbeat small firms shrug off Brexit fears

Companies 7
James Dornan has written to SFA chief executive Stewart Regan requesting urgent action. Picture: John Devlin

MSP urges SFA to carry out historical sex abuse inquiry

Football
Nine out of 10 Scottish GPs say their workload could have a negative impact on patient care.

Scots GPs warn rising workloads may affect patient care

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MP Michelle Thomson contacts police over rape ordeal at 14

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Malcolm Rifkind says jury out on Boris Johnson

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Joyce McMillan: Only defiant political activism can save us now

Opinion 33

FMQs Review: Three times Nicola Sturgeon struggled (and one time she didn’t)

Politics 92
5 vehicles have been involved in the crash.  Picture; Scott Louden

Five vehicles involved in Forth Road Bridge crash

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The incident took place half a mile north of Dunbar. Picture; Google

26-year-old woman killed in A1 crash

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Virgin increases weekend Edinburgh to Newcastle trains

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The incident happened on Briarcroft Road in the Robroyston area of the city. Picture: Google

Land Rover driven into Glasgow man’s car in ‘targeted attack’

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Tories call for air passenger duty to be scrapped on long-haul flights

Transport 1

Prosecution bid against Glasgow bin lorry crash driver fails

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Alastair Dalton: Loganair to set a new course into the unknown

Transport 3

Martin Flanagan: Stagecoach resilient despite headwinds

Transport
Young Scots, who spend more time online than any other age group, are being encouraged to consider careers in cybersecurity. Picture: Mark Bickerdike/JP

Scots pupils are ‘first line of defence’ against cybercrime

Tech 1
The IET praised gender neutral Stem toys such as science kits. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Boys three times more likely to have science toys than girls

Retail
The Bookbug mascot with author and illustrator Catherine Rayner at Vogrie Country Park.

Bookbug toys recalled amid safety fears

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Figures show that nearly a third of children in Scotland are at risk of being overweight or obese. Picture: Getty Images

Junk food advertising ban aims to tackle childhood obesity

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Scottish education's long-standing reputation as one of the best available in the world no longer holds true.

Leader comment: No margin for error over reforms in education

Opinion 5
Deputy First Minister John Swinney at the official opening of Bilston Primary School last month. Picture: PA

Scotland slips down world education rankings in key subjects

Education 379
Girls were better at reading but maths scores were similar. Picture: John Devlin

Scots teenage girls outperform boys when it comes to reading

Politics 1

University of Edinburgh students vote for library ‘nap pods’

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UK asylum system causing stress to pregnant applicants - study

News 4

SFA apologises over failure to deal with child abuse claims

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The penguin parade at Edinburgh Zoo has been a popular fixture there since 1951.

Edinburgh Zoo penguin parade shelved over bird flu scare

Environment 3
There are calls to make failure to recycle a crime. Picture: Michael Gillen

Call to make failure to recycle a criminal offence in Scotland

Politics 66

Major undersea earthquake hits Indonesia’s Aceh region

World

Scotland’s weather: Ullapool warmer than Athens

News 6

16–year-old Scots film-maker captures vision of John Muir

News 2

St Kilda’s kittiwake population close to brink of collapse

Environment
Nine out of 10 Scottish GPs say their workload could have a negative impact on patient care.

Scots GPs warn rising workloads may affect patient care

News 3
Women may be giving up on taking the breast cancer drug tamoxifen due to naturally occurring side effects.

Breast cancer drug ‘unfairly blamed’ for side effects

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Spike in children using foodbanks in Renfrewshire

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Trial results have shown antibodies produced by the immune system could be used as a diagnostic tool. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

New blood test could aid spotting early signs of lung cancer

News 1
The penguin parade at Edinburgh Zoo has been a popular fixture there since 1951.

Edinburgh Zoo penguin parade shelved over bird flu scare

Environment 3
New standards have been drawn up to reduce the number of deaths of pregnant and new mothers from heart disease.

Call for action on heart disease deaths in Scottish mothers

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A Conservative MP said Chinese medice could be used to treat cancer. Picture: TSPL STAFF.

Tory MP: Traditional Chinese medicine can treat cancer and HIV

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Bookbug toys recalled amid safety fears

News

Leader comment: One small step towards healthier youngsters

Opinion

Lizzy Buchan: Join us to help save lives by learning CPR

Opinion

Alzheimer’s could be stopped by light into eyes, say scientists

Tech
Sky's shares surged on the news. Picture: Bill Henry

Sky receives takeover approach from 21st Century Fox

UK
Amazon could be planning to launch cashier-free stores in the UK. Picture: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

Amazon registers UK trademark for cashier-free store

Retail 1
FCA chief Andrew Bailey said crowdfunding investors need more protection. Picture: Contributed

Crowdfunding probe launched over investor concerns

Financial 1

McDonald’s moving non-US tax base to UK amid EU row

Retail 6

Martin Flanagan: Sports Direct stuck at low altitude

Retail

Brexit and Trump will lead to politics “correction” - Cameron

News 11

Malcolm Rifkind says jury out on Boris Johnson

News 11
Fyffes has agreed to a takeover by Japanese trading giant Sumitomo. Picture: Andrew Stuart

Bananas giant Fyffes ripe for picking by Japanese group

Farming
McDonald's said it chose the UK because of its large workforce in London. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

McDonald’s moving non-US tax base to UK amid EU row

Retail 6
A member of the government forces pushes an injured woman in a wheelchair as civilians are evacuated from Aleppo's al-Shaar neighbourhood. Picture: Getty Images

Joyce McMillan: Only defiant political activism can save us now

Opinion 33
US President-elect Donald Trump is Time's Person of the Year. Picture: AP/Evan Vucci

Donald Trump is Time’s Person of the Year

World 6
The piglet is now recovering

Road hog: Escaped piglet caught on Scots motorway

Odd 7
TrexTuesdays at UrquhartCastle on the shores of Loch Ness. Picture: VisitBritain

Two American dinosaurs go hunting for Nessie

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Scotland is set to get a reprieve from the cold snap of recent weeks. Picture: SWNS

Scotland’s weather: Ullapool warmer than Athens

News 6

New police dog and handler welcomed as veteran retires

News

First Jane Austen fiver worth £50k spent in Scotland

Odd 10

North Coast 500 launches VIP membership drive

News

Gamekeeper shaves off 32-year-old moustache for charity

News
Ken Buchanan will become the 10th recipient of the Edinburgh Award next year.

Ken Buchanan to become next recipient of 'Edinburgh Award'

Sport 5
Louis Tomlinson and his late mother Johannah Deakin. Picture: Getty Images

1D star Louis Tomlinson loses mum to leukaemia aged 43

Celebrity
Former astronaut John Glenn. Picture: AP

First American astronaut in orbit John Glenn dies, aged 95

World 12
Sir Mick Jagger has had a son with his current partner. Picture: PA

Sir Mick Jagger becomes father for eighth time, aged 73

Celebrity
05-05-2016. Picture Michael Gillen. GRANGEMOUTH. Grangemouth Town Hall, polling place. Scottish Parliament election 2016. Voting gets under way.

It’s time to take a new look at how local democracy engages people

Opinion
Jane Wood, Managing Directror of Business in the Community Scotland

Businesses are getting together to fight for a fairer society

Opinion 2
Emily Murtagh, Research Associate with the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics

When an ‘inspirational’ film sends out depressing, dangerous message

Opinion

Obituary: Peter Gibson OBE, stained glass craftsman

Obituaries
Kenneth Ballantyne Obituary Pictures

Obituary: Ken Ballantyne, athlete and insurance executive

Obituaries

Obituary: Tom Inglis, motor trade executive

Obituaries
Fidel Castro pictured in the 1970s. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Obituary: Fidel Castro, revolutionary leader

Obituaries
Paul Weller back in 1977 as lead singer with The Jam, a band whose lyrics can still be applied to circumstances today. Picture: Andre Csillag/REX/Shutterstock

Jim Duffy: Cut down on beer or the kids’ new gear? It’s still a big decision

Opinion 1
A member of the government forces pushes an injured woman in a wheelchair as civilians are evacuated from Aleppo's al-Shaar neighbourhood. Picture: Getty Images

Joyce McMillan: Only defiant political activism can save us now

Opinion 33
Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson embarrassed Britain after telling a confeerence that thecountry's ally Saudi Arabia was a puppeteer conducting proxy wars. Picture Getty Images

Leader: Boris’s village has obviously not reported him missing

Opinion 9
Pink and blue labelling for girls and boys starts at birth.

Leader comment: Toying with change is not enough

Opinion 1
Loganair managing director Jonathan Hinkles. Picture: Nick Ponty

Alastair Dalton: Loganair to set a new course into the unknown

Transport 3
05-05-2016. Picture Michael Gillen. GRANGEMOUTH. Grangemouth Town Hall, polling place. Scottish Parliament election 2016. Voting gets under way.

It’s time to take a new look at how local democracy engages people

Opinion

Businesses are getting together to fight for a fairer society

Opinion 2

Ian Stewart: Responsible business is at the heart of the nation

Business

Bill Jamieson: SNP has a golden opportunity for a reset

Opinion 85

Leader comment: One small step towards healthier youngsters

Opinion