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SNP’s Ian Blackford under fire over donation from Tory donor

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Nicola Sturgeons reading challenge has been taken up by about 75 per cent of schools in its first year. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Reading standards in Scotland falling behind UK, study warns

Politics

Brian Monteith: Nationalism has become greatest enemy of devolution

Opinion
Ransomware, malware and denial of service attacks are among the incidents reported by the countrys public bodies. Picture: Getty Images

Almost 60% of Scottish councils hit by cyber attacks

Politics

SWA minimum pricing appeal begins at Supreme Court

Politics

Scotland takes 1,800 Syrian refugees over last two years

Politics

Henry McLeish: What’s the matter with Westminster?

Opinion
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox, left, believes that Brexit should be wrapped up by the next general election. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Brexit transition deal could last until 2022, says Liam Fox

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Brian Monteith: Nationalism has become greatest enemy of devolution

Brian Monteith
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford. Picture: PA

SNP’s Ian Blackford under fire over donation from Tory donor

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Nicola Sturgeons reading challenge has been taken up by about 75 per cent of schools in its first year. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Reading standards in Scotland falling behind UK, study warns

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The SWA appeal is the latest stage in a long-running legal battle over minimum pricing. Picture: PA

SWA minimum pricing appeal begins at Supreme Court

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Syrian refugee families arrive at their new homes in Scotland. Picture: Getty Images

Scotland takes 1,800 Syrian refugees over last two years

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Jeremy Corbyn said on The Andrew Marr Show the astronomical gap must be tackled. Picture: PA

Jeremy Corbyn backs BBC’s female stars in pay gap row

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International Trade Secretary Liam Fox, left, believes that Brexit should be wrapped up by the next general election. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Brexit transition deal could last until 2022, says Liam Fox

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Ransomware, malware and denial of service attacks are among the incidents reported by the countrys public bodies. Picture: Getty Images

Almost 60% of Scottish councils hit by cyber attacks

Politics

Ruth Davidson calls for Conservatism ‘reboot’

Politics 60

Back our own indyref, Catalans urge Nicola Sturgeon

Politics 83

Post Brexit tranisitional period until 2022 ‘no big deal’

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Jeremy Corbyn: I never promised to write off student debt

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A wash out atSaturday's airshow
. Picture: Alistair Linforth.

Row over ticket refunds after Scotland’s National Airshow washout

Edinburgh 6
Ministers want beef up sanctions against roadworks firms. Picture: Dave Scott

Doubling fines for botched roadworks to £100,000 proposed

Transport 6
A wash out at today's airshow - crew members sitting under the wing of a spitfire

Scotland’s National Airshow washout for first time in 20 years

Transport 7
Extra rail services are to be laid on for the Edinburgh Festival. Picture Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

ScotRail announces extra services for Edinburgh Festival

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Swedish rail firm names new train ‘Trainy McTrainface’

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Scots tourists caught up in Kos earthquake

World

UK airports prepare for ‘busiest day in history’

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Nicola Sturgeons reading challenge has been taken up by about 75 per cent of schools in its first year. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Reading standards in Scotland falling behind UK, study warns

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Leader comment: Follow through needed on school reforms

Opinion
The Labour leader has insisted he did not promise to write off student debt as he campaigned for the youth vote in the general election. Picture; PA

Jeremy Corbyn: I never promised to write off student debt

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Many schools actively encourage pupils to discuss disasters like the Grenfell Tower fire.

Leader comment: Schools not shying away from reality

Opinion 1
There are now 2,524 schools in Scotland compared with 2,730 ten years ago

More than 200 Scottish schools axed in past decade

Politics 34
A collapsed wall at Oxgangs Primary School in Edinburgh. Several buildings built under PFI contracts were found to have serious faults

SNP ‘failing to learn from Edinburgh schools scandal’

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The proportion of firsts handed out by UK universities has soared, with a third of institutions now grading at least one in four degrees with the top honour. Picture: David Cheskin/PA Wire

First-class degrees on the increase at Scottish universities

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20 of the biggest Scottish school playground crazes

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Scottish runner Laura Muir ‘likely’ to miss 2018 Commonwealth Games

Athletics 2

Glasgow ‘least affordable city in the UK’ for students

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Shieldhall: Intrepid tunnellers save Glasgow from floods

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The Cairngorms national park

Cairngorms landowner accused of blocking access to trail

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The island of Ulva

Ulva buyout plans halt £4m sale of island

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Whales compose songs to attract females, Scots scientists find

Tech 2

Don’t be ‘silent assassins’ drivers urged

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Eleanor M Harris: Ecological green shoots grow in desert Iceland

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Andy Summers: Building understanding of architecture’s importance

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The SWA appeal is the latest stage in a long-running legal battle over minimum pricing. Picture: PA

SWA minimum pricing appeal begins at Supreme Court

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Two thirds of UK mothers-to-be have no idea how many extra calories they need during pregnancy. Picture: PA

Pregnant women warned against ‘eating for two’ myth

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Plans to make it simpler for transgender people to choose their legal sex have been welcomed. Picture; Getty

Scotland to boost right to choose own legal gender

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Elder care nurse playing jigsaw puzzle with senior woman in nursing home

Expert attacks ‘rush’ to diagnose Scots with early dementia

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Charlie Gard's parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard who are considering their next steps ahead of the latest High Court hearing in a five-month legal battle over whether the terminally-ill baby should be treated by a specialist in America.  Picture; PA

Charlie Gard: Parents considering ‘next steps’

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Leader: Early support must follow diagnosis of dementia

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More gays and bisexuals allowed to give blood

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Obesity crisis behind 150 fire service calls

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Jane Bradley: Time to come clean over hygiene

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Revealed: The top 25 social media ‘sins’

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Two thirds of UK mothers-to-be have no idea how many extra calories they need during pregnancy. Picture: PA

Pregnant women warned against ‘eating for two’ myth

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William and Harry dressed as policemen. Picture: PA

Princess Diana loved dressing princes in ‘bizarre costumes’

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Jeremy Corbyn said on The Andrew Marr Show the astronomical gap must be tackled. Picture: PA

Jeremy Corbyn backs BBC’s female stars in pay gap row

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International Trade Secretary Liam Fox, left, believes that Brexit should be wrapped up by the next general election. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Brexit transition deal could last until 2022, says Liam Fox

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Scotland to boost right to choose own legal gender

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Expert attacks ‘rush’ to diagnose Scots with early dementia

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Charlie Gard: Parents considering ‘next steps’

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Post Brexit tranisitional period until 2022 ‘no big deal’

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'GDPR will be a catalyst for innovation,' says The Data Lab's Brian Hills. Picture: John Devlin

Brian Hills: Advantages of new GDPR data protection rules

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Fordyce Maxwell feels another expletive infixation coming on over campaigns to reintroduce the lynx. Picture: Geoff Caddick/PA Wire

Fordyce Maxwell: Reintroduce the lynx? Words almost fail me

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No matter how small the amount, Bill Jamieson urges everyone to get into the savings habit. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Bill Jamieson: The virtue – and necessity – of saving modestly

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Brian Monteith: Nationalism has become greatest enemy of devolution

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Places in Scotland may not look or taste like Lucca, but they too have fabulous food

Kirsty Gunn: Think food with Italy - we should with Scotland too

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13/12/2012,  TSPL, Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday, Peter Ross Notebbok feature. Rebel Rebel Babers shop in Union Street Glasgow.  Hairdresser Mark Andrew cuts hair.   Picture Ian Rutherford

Concept of ‘justice’ a strong incentive

Opinion
Margaret Meehan is a Partner with Burness Paull

Margaret Meehan: We need FinTech to help us handle pension pots

Opinion

Alastair Davis: Scotland is ripe for social business, so let’s be bold

Opinion

Mark Diffley: Polls are a snapshot, not a prediction of the future

Opinion

Mike Robinson: Road to a low-carbon future demands electric vehicles

Opinion

Henry McLeish: What’s the matter with Westminster?

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Auschwitz-Birkenau attracts over 1.5 million visitors each year. Picture: Getty Images

David Walsh: Why ‘dark tourism’ is essential

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US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to post a series of messages. Picture; Getty

Donald Trump says he has ‘complete power’ to pardon

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A pair of pliers is one thing, but what damage could Donald Trump inflict with a scalpel?

Nicholas Kristof: If Dr Trump was your surgeon…

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Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Politics 6

Exhumation of Salvador Dali’s remains finds his moustache still attached

World

Swedish rail firm names new train ‘Trainy McTrainface’

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Scots tourists caught up in Kos earthquake

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St Mary's Catholic Cathedral. Picture: NW Images

Edinburgh cathedral puts on a Mass for stag party

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An MTR Express train. Picture: Contributed

Swedish rail firm names new train ‘Trainy McTrainface’

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Would you like to see Andy Murray in Outlander?

Calls for Andy Murray to feature in Outlander

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Ranting about politics and posting too many selfies are both big no-nos on social media, according to research. Picture: Contributed

Revealed: The top 25 social media ‘sins’

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13/12/2012,  TSPL, Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday, Peter Ross Notebbok feature. Rebel Rebel Babers shop in Union Street Glasgow.  Hairdresser Mark Andrew cuts hair.   Picture Ian Rutherford

Concept of ‘justice’ a strong incentive

Opinion
Margaret Meehan is a Partner with Burness Paull

Margaret Meehan: We need FinTech to help us handle pension pots

Opinion
Measuring Raised Beds to Counteract Salinated Soil in Bangladesh

Educators must light the flame of current and future young ‘glocalisers’

Opinion
David Laing, footballer turned journalist

Obituary: David ‘Davie’ Laing, footballer, Hearts stalwart and Scottish Cup winner with Clyde

Obituaries
Betty Dukes testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Picture: J. Scott Applewhite/AP

Betty Dukes: Employee who took on Walmart over discrimination

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Bernard Nottage during his career as an international sprinter

Obituary: Bernard J Nottage, Bahamian international sprinter and politician

Obituaries

Dr Who producer Steven Moffat blasts Jodie Whittaker critics

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William and Harry dressed as policemen. Picture: PA

Princess Diana loved dressing princes in ‘bizarre costumes’

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A personal photo album of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, shows the princess and Prince Harry on holiday and features in the new ITV documentary 'Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy'

Princes tell of Diana’s last phone call on day she died

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Radio 2 presenter Jeremy Vine who has been slammed as "grossly overpaid" by a listener following the publication of his BBC pay packet. Picture; PA

Jeremy Vine faces awkward exchange over BBC wage

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