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SNP to reject Commons vote on Brexit as Indyref2 clock ticks

Politics
May refused to comment on the failed Trident test when quizzed by Andrew Marr. Picture: BBC

Theresa May faces calls to come clean on failed Trident test

Politics
Transport minister Humza Yousaf and ScotRail Alliance managing director Phil Verster inspecting a new ScotRail Class 385 electric train last month. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

ScotRail boss denies exit is linked to poor performance

Transport
Poet Billy Letford. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Poet calls for ‘proud nation’ ahead of Scotsman bicentenary

Books

Labour to reject SNP Budget as pressure builds on MacKay

Politics

Stars arrive in Edinburgh for T2 Trainspotting premiere

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Police: Human trafficking cases ‘could rise’ with new laws

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Leader comment: Row over nuclear missile is more heat than light

Opinion
British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Brexit Minister) David Davis Picture: Getty Images

Food sector faces ‘terrifying’ tariffs after hard Brexit

Politics
May refused to comment on the failed Trident test when quizzed by Andrew Marr. Picture: BBC

Theresa May faces calls to come clean on failed Trident test

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Kezia Dugdale is calling on the opposition to send a message that the SNP can no longer �bulldoze through unpopular plans. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Labour to reject SNP Budget as pressure builds on MacKay

Politics 10
Mike Russell said SNP MPs would not back the inward-looking and isolationist vision of the UK

SNP to reject Commons vote on Brexit as Indyref2 clock ticks

Politics 44
Livingston is Scotlands best performer in terms of house price growth. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Livingston is Scotland’s top performer in house price growth

Politics
Three health boards have been paying �1,500 to cover staffing shortages. Picture: Getty

Agency nurses paid £1500 for shifts at Scottish hospitals

Health
Police launched a public awareness campaign against human trafficking in 2015. Picture: Lisa Ferguson/TSPL

Police: Human trafficking cases ‘could rise’ with new laws

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Pro-independence campaigners are to stage another march through Glasgow city centre in April. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Pro-independence campaigners to march again in Glasgow

Politics 146

Queen’s chaplain quits over Glasgow Qur’an reading row

News 17

ScotRail boss denies exit is linked to poor performance

Transport 1

Leader comment: Row over nuclear missile is more heat than light

Opinion 1

Dani Garavelli: Women on the march nurse their wrath

Opinion 37
Transport minister Humza Yousaf and ScotRail Alliance managing director Phil Verster inspecting a new ScotRail Class 385 electric train last month. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

ScotRail boss denies exit is linked to poor performance

Transport 1
ScotRail have warned of disruptions. Picture: John Devlin

Glasgow rail passengers told to expect disruptions

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Leader comment: Draw a line under ScotRail troubles

Opinion 5

ScotRail chief Phil Verster quits as managing director

Transport 43

Alastair Dalton: Dramatically cut fares to fill empty seats?

Opinion 7

3 dead, 20 hurt after car drives into pedestrians in Melbourne

World
The closures prompted a widespread outcry last year when initial concerns over external walls at Oxgangs Primary lead to widespread structural issues coming to light.  Picture: Julie Bull

Edinburgh schools shut for 500 days over building fears

Education 18
The Mamie Martin Fund helps girls in Malawi to attend school, supported by Alexander McCall Smiths Scotland School Coffee.

Scotland Street Coffee sends girls to school in Malawi

Lifestyle 4
teachers and pupils continue to achieve results despite  not because of  the system.

Leader comment: No talking in class – it’s time to listen to teachers

Opinion 3
Relations between teachers and the national exam board are 'near breaking point.' Picture: TSPL

Teacher and Scottish exam board relations ‘near breaking point’

Politics 10
Daniel Broby

Scotland warned to embrace Fintech or risk consequences

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Council chief execs question need for “disruptive” school reforms

Politics 21

Society mag Tatler puts Moray primary in ‘top school’ list

News 4

Scots headteacher recruitment crisis ‘could get worse’

Politics 12

Teachers given online tool to raise classroom attainment

Tech 5

Hard Brexit could be ‘biggest disaster’ in years for universities

Education 20
George Goudsmit, managing director of AES Solar, said the UK still lags behind Europe in embracing renewable energy. Picture: Marc Hindley

Scottish company convinced The Queen to embrace solar power

Tech 8
Environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham meets pupils studying climate change at Currie Community High School in Edinburgh.

Scots emissions to be cut by 66% in 15 years under latest plan

Environment 21
Whitelee Windfarm, 20 minutes from central Glasgow, is the UK's largest windfarm

Leader comment: We should all aim for more sustainable energy

Opinion 10
14th Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival will feature some of Scotland's top adrenalin-junkies.

Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival to showcase extreme sports

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7 unusual and idyllic cottages in Scotland

News

Calls to cut emissions as 2016 hottest year on year globally

Environment 10

Jura island course creator has designs on golf conference

News 1
The humble British chip could be a cause of cancer when fried at a high temperature

Frying and roasting in cancer link

Health
Three health boards have been paying �1,500 to cover staffing shortages. Picture: Getty

Agency nurses paid £1500 for shifts at Scottish hospitals

Health
About �10 billion is spent each year by the NHS on treating diabetes

Helen Colhoun: Big data holds key to tackling diabetes

Opinion 1
Health Secretary Shona Robison's officials advised the European trip.

NHS Scotland: Ex-health worker told she can try Europe for treatment

News 31
Prominent figures have spoken out about their experiences with mental health issues, helping to tackle the stigma, but there are still many who fight a private battle with depression.

David Walsh: Ending taboo is vital to win battle with depression

Opinion
The Priory Hospital in Glasgow PICTURE: Donald MacLeod

Private hospital IT failures ‘harming’ patients’ family life

News 6
Ambulances arrive at an  Accident and Emergency department Picture: Graeme Robertson/Getty Images

Leader comment: NHS crisis must be tackled

Opinion 12

Short-term female prisoners denied methadone, finds report

News 8

Highlands ‘baby boxes’ for mothers faced with 100-mile trip

News 3

Builders most at risk of developing skin cancer while at work

News

Scot aims to do first solo Jordan trail trek for charity

News 3
May refused to comment on the failed Trident test when quizzed by Andrew Marr. Picture: BBC

Theresa May faces calls to come clean on failed Trident test

Politics 3
Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Alcohol free bar DRY opens in Stockbridge

UK 20
Sterling is 12 per cent lower against the euro since the UKs referendum decision last June to quit the European Union. Photograph: PA

Item Club think-tank warns of downturn in growth

UK 2
Leslie Benzies produced eight titles in the critically acclaimed Grand Theft Auto series of video games before acrimoniously departing Rockstar North. Photograph: Stephen Butler/REX/Shutterstock

Grand Theft Auto mastermind Leslie Benzies launches new companies

Tech 1

UK retail sales fall at fastest rate in nearly five years

UK 1

Personal data for sale on ‘huge scale’, warns consumer group

UK 1

Call to devolve immigration powers rejected by UK government

News 47

Labour candidate pledges to ‘call time’ on Barnett Formula

News 12
Protesters gather outside 
the US Consulate General 
in Edinburgh. Picture: 
Lisa Ferguson

Dani Garavelli: Women on the march nurse their wrath

Opinion 37
Demonstrators protest on the National Mall in Washington, DC, for the Women's March. Picture: Getty Images

Women around the world protest against Donald Trump

Politics 100
Trump delivers his provocative inaugural address at the Capitol in Washingon DC. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/Getty

Euan McColm: ‘America first’ is a dumb example to follow

World 144
Firefighters inspect the wreck of the coach which burst into flames after crashing on a motorway near Verona. Picture: AP

School bus crash fireball leaves 16 dead in Italy

World
Bernd Igwerks found the bottle on Norderney island, Germany. Picture: Contributed

Hunt for Scots author of message in a bottle sent 46 years ago

News 8
Papers also include reported UFO sightings and recipes for invisible ink.

Released files reveal CIA interest in Scottish paranormal research

More Heritage 6
The Jolly Santa product has been recalled by Thorntons.

Recall for chocolate santas as pieces of plastic found inside

Odd 1
The rat ate through the car seat. Picture: The Newsletter/Johnston Press

‘Help! A rat ate my Mercedes Benz’

Odd 1

Ex-Olympian David Wilkie quits local pool after being told off for swimming too fast

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Scottish puppy survives swallowing eight-inch knife

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Scottish SPCA want to find little girl Zoe to say thanks

News 1
Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe pictured filming in Tweeddale Court. Picture: SWNS

Outlander stars Sam Heughan & Caitriona Balfe filming in Edinburgh

People & Places
Jamie Murray. Picture: John Devlin.

Jamie Murray ‘mistaken for brother Andy by taxi driver’

Andy Murray 1
George Michael. Picture: SWNS

George Michael died ‘of accidental drugs overdose’

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Scottish writer Irvine Welsh. (Photo by Ulf Andersen/Getty Images)

Irvine Welsh: ‘Leith is yang to stuffy Edinburgh’s yin’

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The chaffinch featured in 5th place in the Big Farmland Bird Count in Scotland last year. Photo: GWCT

Count on farmers to make sure that Scottish songbirds keep their habitats

Opinion
Duncan Cormack
. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: Duncan Cormack, policeman and war veteran

Obituaries
It remains possible to apply for national patents in countries of interest, which will be subject to the jurisdiction of national courts.

Franziska Luckert: Charting a path through European patents maze

Opinion
Dame Babette Cole has died at the age of 66

Obituary: Dame Babette Cole, writer and illustrator of anarchic children’s books tackling difficult subjects

Obituaries
FILE - Wayne Barrett, the longtime investigative columnist for the Village Voice, at home in New York, Jan. 19, 2011. Barrett, who exposed the misdeeds of developers, landlords and politicians for the alternative weekly for 37 years and wrote a biography of Donald Trump in 1992, died in Manhattan on Jan. 19, 2017. He was 71. (Chester Higgins Jr./The New York Times)

Obituary: Wayne Barrett, investigative journalist

Obituaries
Prime Minister Theresa May refused to answer the BBC's Andrew Marr when asked when she was told about a problem with a Trident missile launch. Picture: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

Leader comment: Row over nuclear missile is more heat than light

Opinion 1
Protesters gather outside 
the US Consulate General 
in Edinburgh. Picture: 
Lisa Ferguson

Dani Garavelli: Women on the march nurse their wrath

Opinion 37
More than half of Scottish tourism businesses are confident about the next 12 months

Bill Jamieson: Mind the growing gap between north and south

Business 6
Trump delivers his provocative inaugural address at the Capitol in Washingon DC. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/Getty

Euan McColm: ‘America first’ is a dumb example to follow

World 144
About �10 billion is spent each year by the NHS on treating diabetes

Helen Colhoun: Big data holds key to tackling diabetes

Opinion 1
You may require insurance even on the nursery slopes. Photograph: Getty

Don’t get caught out by winter holiday mishaps

Business
ScotRail Alliance Phil Verster is leaving after nearly two years in charge. Picture: Network Rail

Leader comment: Draw a line under ScotRail troubles

Opinion 5

Stephen Jardine: Burns Night showcases Scottish hospitality to the world

Opinion 2

Jane Bradley: Don’t wait too long to reach out to the lonely - do it now

Opinion

Ross Douthat: How the Obama legacy crumbled

Opinion 12

Leader comment: Trump plays the patriotism card

Opinion 6