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Sturgeon: Victory for SNP will force indyref2 rethink

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George Mortimer (right) and Mick Clare carry out the first health check on the Kelpies in Falkirk. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

In pictures: Scottish Kelpies get their first health check

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Tom Devine, regarded as Scotland's greatest historian. Picture: Greg Macvean

Historian Tom Devine says sectarianism dying in Scotland

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Registration for Scotland’s baby box will open in June

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Brian Monteith: Corbyn wrong to link terror threat to UK policy

UK

Labour and Tories battle for pro-UK vote in ‘No’ heartland

General Election

Lesley Riddoch: Energy policy is vital to Scotland, but it’s being ignored

Opinion
Former Blue Peter presenters (left-right) Peter Purves, Lesley Judd, Valerie Singleton and John Noakes. Mr Noakes has died aged 83. Picture: Peter Jordan/PA Wire

Former Blue Peter host John Noakes dies

Celebrity

Lesley Riddoch: Energy policy is vital to Scotland, but it’s being ignored

Seasonal workers are vital to the farming industry. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Farmers hoping for clarity after election is over

Farming
IoD Scotland executive director David Watt. Picture: Contributed

Monday interview: IoD Scotland director David Watt

Management
Shetland is rich in natural resources

Lesley Riddoch: Energy policy is vital to Scotland, but it’s being ignored

Opinion 25
There has been a 24 per cent increase in rapes where the relationship began online

Internet dating blamed for rape increase

Politics
The Scottish Government's baby box. Picture: Scottish Government /PA Wire

Registration for Scotland’s baby box will open in June

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Strict immigration controls post-Brexit could see fewer homes built in the UK. Picture: Ian Rutherford.

Brexit: Strict immigration will mean fewer homes, say experts

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Scotsman leader: Why the Tory campaign has run into trouble

Opinion 4

Sturgeon: Victory for SNP will force indyref2 rethink

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Three separate road crashes in Scotland on Sunday have claimed the lives of three people and have left one person seriously injured.

Three dead and one seriously injured in Sunday road crashes

Transport
Scores of British Airways flights have been grounded after a major IT failure. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

British Airways disruption continues after IT failure

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Part of the A9 is being dualled but driverless cars only need a single lane. Photograph: Phil Wilkinson

A9 dualling will deliver road ‘unfit for future’

Transport 47

British Airways grounds flights amid ‘major IT failure’

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Reduced costs tipped to help Ryanair reach full-year profit targets

Transport

Borders Railway set for unique steam experience

Travel 2

Alastair Dalton: Seat belts in school buses leave safety hurdles

Opinion 7
Geography provides students with an ability to discuss issues impacting on their lives

Roger Crofts: Geography undervalued in understanding of world

Opinion 6
Daniel Broby  of CeFRI sees blockchain unlocking opportunities.

Where do I learn skills needed to work in Scotland’s fintech sector?

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Cycling to school is is on the increase but fewer pupils are walking. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Walking to school at its lowest for at least eight years

Transport 9
Stephen Miller. Picture: Michael Gillen

Headteachers driven out by demands and stresses of job

Education 20

Ann Southwood: Second chance at Newbattle Abbey College

Opinion
River City on a Tuesday instead of Holby City is one of the few downsides to living in Scotland for Nicky McPherson

Nicky McPherson: Life in Scotland fab for my English family

Opinion 7
Lorraine Thomson, Business Engagement Manager for the Highlands and Islands, Interface.

Lorraine Thomson: Academics ready and able to help business

Opinion

NFU Scotland calls for expansion of school milk scheme

Farming 2

False allegations destroying teachers’ lives - union

Education 2

Jane Bradley: We are nation of junk food pushers

Opinion 3

Teaching union votes for ‘moratorium on education changes’

Education 10
George Mortimer (right) and Mick Clare carry out the first health check on the Kelpies in Falkirk. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

In pictures: Scottish Kelpies get their first health check

Environment
Wildlife experts fear that one of Scotland's most famous ospreys may be dead. Picture: Saltire News

Famous osprey killed by a rival, fear wildlife experts

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Leven East beach in Fife. The Scottish Beach Awards take into account facilities, such as toilets, as well as water quality and absence of litter. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Revealed: The 60 best beaches in Scotland for swimming

Environment 4
People enjoy the weather on Portobello Beach, Edinburgh but the Met Office say rain is expected. Picture: Toby Williams

Scotland set for heavy rain amid soaring temperatures

News 5

Roger Crofts: Geography undervalued in understanding of world

Opinion 6

Scotland’s weather: Scots bask in record mini-heatwave

Environment 8

Scotland’s weather: Edinburgh hotter than Canary Islands

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Scottish peatland restoration wins £26,000 funding boost

Environment 1
Shirley Leslie's mother - Isabelle - was in Gylemuir House care home - until her death last December. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Daughter’s anguish at ‘undignified’ care home treatment

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The Scottish Government's baby box. Picture: Scottish Government /PA Wire

Registration for Scotland’s baby box will open in June

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A baby is spoon fed by her mum. Pic Andrew Stuart.

Spoon feeding babies ‘doubles their risk of obesity’

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Callum Hunter helps Cammy Lamont try out the calming chair he designed for children with autism.

Student invents rocking chair that soothes autistic children

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Age Scotland has called for more action to tackle the stigma around dementia. Picture: John Devlin

Dementia now second only to poverty on the worry list

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Asparagus: one of the many delights to be enjoyed when pursuing a meat-free diet.

Stephen Jardine: Meat-free diet is not ‘mung beans & misery’

Opinion

Roslyn Neely: Sick Kids name was out of step

Opinion

Brian Wilson: Another Theresa May U-turn raises eyebrows

Opinion 20

Lewis boy Charlie’s haircut challenge to help cancer victims

News

Drinking more coffee could reduce risk of liver cancer

News 1
Shares in security services giant G4S hit a record high earlier this month. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Safe pair of hands again for G4S in the Footsie index

Companies
Industry body ADS says the next government has 'important choices' to make in supporting the UK aerospace sector. Picture: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Aerospace sector revs up to £8bn so far this year

Companies
A baby is spoon fed by her mum. Pic Andrew Stuart.

Spoon feeding babies ‘doubles their risk of obesity’

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Brave teen caught up in Manchester attack raises money for cancer

News

Police arrest 12th suspect in Manchester terror cell hunt

News

Brian Monteith: Corbyn wrong to link terror threat to UK policy

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Seasonal workers are vital to the farming industry. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Farmers hoping for clarity after election is over

Farming
Edinburgh Zoo has seen a dramatic increase in its rateable value. Picture: Contributed

Tim Bunker: Rateable values still causing confusion

Management
Lews Castle in all its glory.

Brian Ferguson: Lews Castle restoration could be a model for the rest of Scotland

Opinion
The People's Trust will invest in a 'social impact' portfolio managed by the investment arm of The Big Issue Group. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Bill Jamieson: Why People’s Trust may struggle to thrive

Financial
Shetland is rich in natural resources

Lesley Riddoch: Energy policy is vital to Scotland, but it’s being ignored

Opinion 25
A Waitrose store in your neighbourhood may add value to your house

Comment: Supermarket which Asda be avoided

Opinion

Scotsman leader: Why the Tory campaign has run into trouble

Opinion 4

Karin Hayhow: Main draw of ‘the Heelan’ is the sheer fun of it all

Opinion

Neeraj Thomas: Online pirates sailing into dangerous waters

Opinion

Mandy Haeburn-Little: Sophisticated cyber attacks set to increase

Opinion
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe answers to a reporter's question about North Korea's missile launch, at his official residence in Tokyo this morning. (Muneyuki Tomari/Kyodo News via AP)

North Korea fires missile that lands in Japanese waters

World 1
Barack Obama has revealed he may never wear the kilt he was given as a gift. Picture: PA

Barack Obama gifted kilt on Scots visit but says he won’t wear it

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Scores of British Airways flights have been grounded after a major IT failure. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

British Airways disruption continues after IT failure

Transport 9

Euan McColm: I’m with Obama on snake oil salesmen

Politics 26

Barack Obama wows politicians and stars at Edinburgh dinner

News 47

Donald Trump hails “great win” of Montana for Republican charged with assaulting reporter

World 4

Scott Shane: Leaks come from different culture

Opinion
The 'Scgoli' has been taken all around the world. Picture: SWNS

Knitting group creates ‘non-offensive’ Scottish gollies

Odd
Larry the Cat. Picture: PA

10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

News 1
The Walkers campaign spectacularly backfired when members of the public sent in photos of serial killer West and prolific child abuser Savile, among others.

Gary Lineker appears next to Jimmy Savile in Walkers campaign

Odd
There are strict rules governing the screening of football matches  on subscription channels such as Sky in licensed premises

Neeraj Thomas: Online pirates sailing into dangerous waters

Opinion
Kirsten Partridge is a Partner and real estate specialist at CMS

Kirsten Partridge: CVAs can be helpful but they have their pitfalls

Opinion
Iain Burke is Convener of the Law Society of Scotland Equality and Diversity Committee

Iain Burke: We must embed equality and diversity in workplace

Opinion 1
Very Rev James Weatherhead has died at the age of 86

Obituary: Very Rev James Weatherhead, former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

Obituaries
Bill Wilkie playing his accordion. Photo: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

Obituary: Bill Wilkie, master of Scottish accordion music played for prime ministers and with the stars

Obituaries
Bond actor Sir Roger Moore has died at the age of 89. Picture: Getty

Obituary: Sir Roger Moore, actor best known for playing James Bond

Obituaries
Douglas Sinclair OBIT

Obituary: Douglas Sinclair CBE, council chief executive, Cosla head and consumer champion

Obituaries
Sir Tom Hunter shows a bottle of Irn-Bru to Barack Obama as they stop at a snack bar at the Old Course in St Andrews. Picture: PA

Barack Obama introduced to Irn-Bru in St Andrews

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Billy Connolly. Picture: PA Wire

Billy Connolly honoured with second giant mural in Glasgow

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Sir Sean Connery pays tribute to Sir Roger Moore

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