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Nicola Sturgeon’s Universal Income is costed at £12.3bn

Politics

Reversing Brexit would have ‘significant’ impact on UK economy

Politics

Scott Macnab: Time to ban Holyrood giving bans

Opinion
Winning author George Saunders during the Man Booker Prize winner announcement. Picture; Getty

Man Booker Prize: George Saunders wins for Lincoln in the Bardo

Lifestyle

Inflation level increase raises prospect of interest rate hike

Politics

Spain’s top court confirms Catalonia referendum illegal

World

Vacancies in over a third of care services across Scotland

UK

Concerns raised over Scotland’s winter death rates

Politics
Reports that a former Amazon boss made adances at actress Anna Friel have came to light. Picture; getty

Amazon boss made ‘unwanted advances’ on actress at Edinburgh TV festival - reports

News

Paris Gourtsoyannis: How Brexit could be over by Christmas

Paris Gourtsoyannis

Scott Macnab: Time to ban Holyrood giving bans

Opinion 1
Nicola Sturgeon intends to consider a basic income for all.

Nicola Sturgeon’s Universal Income is costed at £12.3bn

Politics 236
Duchess of Hamilton.
 Picture: Jane Barlow

Slaughterhouses should have ‘access all areas’ CCTV says duchess

Politics
A ban on smacking in Scotland has moved a step closer.

Smack ban a step closer in Scotland as Labour gives backing

Politics
Highest inflation level in five years raises prospect of interest rate rise. Picture: Thinkstock/PA

Inflation level increase raises prospect of interest rate hike

Politics 1

‘Rape clause’ benefit cap to be challenged in court

Politics 12

Cabinet split on no-deal Brexit as army considered for border role

Politics 22

Devolved nations must have a seat at trade talks, MPs told

Politics 36

Reversing Brexit would have ‘significant’ impact on UK economy

Politics 127

Concerns raised over Scotland’s winter death rates

Politics 2

Tory Minister criticises SNP MP over role in Catalan vote

Politics 394
ScotRail services on the east coast mainline from Fife to Edinburgh have been suspended. Picture: Neil Hanna

Storm Ophelia: Fife - Edinburgh ScotRail services disrupted

Transport 6
The plane is set to continue on from Glasgow Airport

Plane lands in Glasgow after declaring emergency over Edinburgh

News

Harsher penalties at last on killer drivers

News 2

Edinburgh - Glasgow trains delayed due to slippery tracks

News 3

Electric boat group in shock bid to ban motor vessels on Loch Lomond

Transport 22

Drone ‘put 130 lives at risk’ with Gatwick plane near miss

UK 1
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
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 1

Edinburgh robot could help autistic adults find work

Tech
Paolo Nutini will be teaching songwriting at the University of the West of Scotland.

Singing star Paolo Nutini to become a university tutor

Celebrity 3
10/10/17 . GLASGOW. Stock shot of First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. SNP�"s Nicola Sturgeon.
Nicola Sturgeon makes her keynote address to SNP party conference in Glasgow.

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

Opinion 18
Carlos Moedas said UK participation in the flagship Horizon 2020 programme  hinges on the governments approach to immigration after Brexit

Hard Brexit ‘threatens scientific research’ at Scots universities

Education 170
Eric Soane  has turned his attention to school playing fields picking up 23,000 coins that have dropped out of pupils pockets. Picture: John Jeefay

Pensioner unearths £1,700 of pupils’ cash and gives it schools

News 2

Scots primary school class sizes grow as teacher numbers fall

Education 55

Teachers should discuss dark web ‘dangers’ with pupils

Tech 4

Hemp eyewear designer joins accelerator programme at ECCI

Tech 3

Martin Davidson: Get the kids to go outside and they will learn more about themselves

Opinion 2
Scotland is set to have a deposite system for empty drink containers. Picture: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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

Opinion 2
10/10/17 . GLASGOW. Stock shot of First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. SNP�"s Nicola Sturgeon.
Nicola Sturgeon makes her keynote address to SNP party conference in Glasgow.

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

Opinion 18
Immediate action is needed to tackle plastic pollution in the world's seas, Sir David has said ahead of a major new TV wildlife series. Picture: David Parry/PA Wire

Fast action on plastic pollution required Sir David Attenborough

TV & Radio
Madeleine Berg of Fidra, with jars of nurdles collected at the nature reserve. Photograph: 
Bryce Powrie

Plastic pellets threaten to bury Scotland’s sandy beaches

Environment 1

Energy-efficient homes ‘should get £500 off tax bill’

Environment 20

Leader: Everyone can help turn the tide of beach pollution

Opinion 1

Hemp eyewear designer joins accelerator programme at ECCI

Tech 3
Macmillan Cancer Support released concerning report. Picture: Joel Ford/Getty Images)

Leader comment: Support is vital in the fight against cancer

Opinion
Getting the all-clear is not the end of the struggle says Clare Smith, thats when support is essential. Picture: TSPL

Cancer patients ‘let down in their time of need’

Health
Concern over number of vacancies across Scotland in the care services. Picture: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Vacancies in over a third of care services across Scotland

UK 1
Luke Robertson, whose experimental treatment in Mexico has already extended his life span, with his young brother, Lewis.

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

UK
Dale Thomson had been discharged from the in-patient Carseview Centre mental health unit, in Dundee

NHS bosses ‘should hang their heads in shame’ over Dundee suicide

News
Taking medication for mental health issues should be stigma-free.

David Walsh: Not wrong to take pills for depression – some need them

Opinion 4
10/10/17 . GLASGOW. Stock shot of First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. SNP�"s Nicola Sturgeon.
Nicola Sturgeon makes her keynote address to SNP party conference in Glasgow.

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

Opinion 18

Martin Armstrong: No more going round the houses – support from day one helps people off the streets

Opinion

Thousands of patients wait more than an hour for an ambulance

Health 7

From the horror of Guernica to Clydeside exile and peace

News 2

Alert over smoking link to bladder cancer

UK

UK

There has been a significant shift in the demographics of bus passengers over the past decade. Picture: Jane Barlow

Old stigmas about bus users are fast becoming obsolete

UK
Crimewatch presenters Jill Dando and Nick Ross.

Leader comment: Farewell Crimewatch

UK
Concern over number of vacancies across Scotland in the care services. Picture: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Vacancies in over a third of care services across Scotland

UK 1
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

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

Opinion 1

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

UK

Paris Gourtsoyannis: How Brexit could be over by Christmas

Politics 355

Leader comment: Good luck Paisley

UK 1

Scott Macnab: Time to ban Holyrood giving bans

Opinion 1
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
There has been a significant shift in the demographics of bus passengers over the past decade. Picture: Jane Barlow

Old stigmas about bus users are fast becoming obsolete

UK
Macmillan Cancer Support released concerning report. Picture: Joel Ford/Getty Images)

Leader comment: Support is vital in the fight against cancer

Opinion
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
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 1
Four Scottish chippies are looking for the top award.

Four Scots chippies battle for national food title

Opinion

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

Opinion 2

David Walsh: Not wrong to take pills for depression – some need them

Opinion 4

Ayesha Hazarika: Me too. But how long before we get bored and say ‘last week’s news’?

Opinion
The bull in Prospect Park.

Bull on loose in New York escapes slaughterhouse and injures child

Odd
SNP MP Joanna Cherry.

Tory Minister criticises SNP MP over role in Catalan vote

Politics 394
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 3
Catalonia's referendum deemed illegal.

Spain’s top court confirms Catalonia referendum illegal

World 7

Clean up starts as Syrian ‘capital of terrorism’ liberated from IS

World

Two Catalan pro-independence leaders jailed on sedition probe

World 21

Panama Papers investigative journalist killed by car bomb

World 2

Iraqi forces seize oil fields amid tension over independence vote

World 1

Odd

The bull in Prospect Park.

Bull on loose in New York escapes slaughterhouse and injures child

Odd
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 6
Danielle Hirst, 28 and Craig Smith, 31, who had sex at a Dominos Pizza restaurant arrive at Scarborough Magistrates Court. Picture: SWNS

Couple who had sex while waiting for pizza in Domino’s spared jail

Odd 8
Students are launching a naked calendar.

Veterinary students launch naked calendar for homeless pet charity

News
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
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 1
10/10/17 . GLASGOW. Stock shot of First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. SNP�"s Nicola Sturgeon.
Nicola Sturgeon makes her keynote address to SNP party conference in Glasgow.

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

Opinion 18
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
Alex Wattie, award-winning journalist and broadcaster

Obituary: Alex Wattie, award-winning journalist and broadcaster, sailor and hillwalker

Obituaries

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

Odd 6
Paolo Nutini will be teaching songwriting at the University of the West of Scotland.

Singing star Paolo Nutini to become a university tutor

Celebrity 3
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 3
Gerard Butler was rushed to hospital. Picture: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Gerard Butler rushed to hospital after motorbike smash

News
Harvey Weinstein is accused of rape and sexual assault. Picture: JACQUES DEMARTHON/AFP/Getty Images

The Weinstein company in talks to sell assets as scandal grows

News