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Bute House closed for unplanned ‘essential works’

Politics

EU denies leaking that Theresa May "begged for help" over dinner

Politics
Catalan regional government president Carles Puigdemont signs a document about  the independence of Catalonia at the Catalan regional parliament. Picture; Getty

Catalonia could declare independence at meeting on Thursday

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Forensic experts think they have found the remains of Simon Fraser, the 11th Lord Lovat, and the last man beheaded at the Tower of London, in 1747, for supporting the Jacobite rebellion.

Forensic experts close to identifying remains of Lord Lovat

People & Places

Scot jailed for touching man in Dubai “has sentence dropped”

UK

National Museum exhibition to chart history of Scottish pop music

Lifestyle

David Cameron’s father in law planning to launch new whisky distillery on Jura

Food and Drink

Police confirm murder probe launched into death of Mark Squires

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Rory Stewart said converts to the terror group believed in an extremely hateful doctrine and fighters can expect to be killed given the threat they pose to British security.

Tory minister defends his comments about killing UK IS fighters

Politics

Paris Gourtsoyannis: How Brexit could be over by Christmas

Paris Gourtsoyannis

EU denies leaking that Theresa May "begged for help" over dinner

Politics 35
Bute House was built in the 1790s and is now in the care of National Trust for Scotland. Picture: Greg Macvean

Bute House closed for unplanned ‘essential works’

Politics 84

Law Society of Scotland backs proposed ban on smacking children

News 7

Video: the Scottish Government's smacking ban explained

Family
Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: John Devlin.

Leader comment: Sturgeon has chance to do good on immigration

Opinion 57
Rory Stewart said converts to the terror group believed in an extremely hateful doctrine and fighters can expect to be killed given the threat they pose to British security.

Tory minister defends his comments about killing UK IS fighters

Politics 35

Oil workers still don’t trust revamped helicopter after fatal crash

Politics 4

Catalonia could declare independence at meeting on Thursday

News 302

Brian Monteith: SNP must ditch tired old approach to economy

Opinion 27
Manufacturer Airbus has made changes to the Super Puma since the accident that killed 13 last year

Oil workers still don’t trust revamped helicopter after fatal crash

Politics 4
The trio got into difficulties at the Devil's Pulpit. Picture: John MacSporran

Three people rescued from gorge made famous by Outlander

News 1
The new campaign is aimed at protecting horses and their riders. Picture: Getty

Police target drivers who pass too close to horses

News 4
Police are appealing for witnesses. Picture: TSPL

Two people who died in fatal crashed named

News

15-year-old knocked down and killed in East Kilbride named

News 3

Scotland has worst potholes in the UK, four miles deep in total

Transport 56

Electric train runs on Edinburgh-Glasgow mainline for first time

Transport 5

Fears flights will be grounded post-Brexit dismissed

News 5
Laura Thomson is a member of the Faculty of Advocates

Laura Thomson: Doing justice to the drama of the court

Opinion
Andrea Bradley said that teachers feared the scrutiny

Primary pupils as young as 7 to ‘inspect’ their school

Education 3
The One Planet Picnic is a Keep Scotland Beautiful initiative aimed at schools to encourage  pupils and staff to think about eating more sustainable, locally-sourced and ethically-produced foods. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 3
Dalry primary school pupils Kelly Zheng (right), 10, and Jennifer Shek, nine, work together on a digital animation project in Edinburgh. Picture: Tom Finnie

BT joins forces with Digital Xtra Fund to inspire young Scots

Tech 3
Scotland is to be the first part of the UK to ban smacking. MSP hn Finnie has been campaigning for a change in the law

Scotland to be first part of UK to ban smacking children

News 161
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

Claire Gillespie: How do we ensure children have skills for tomorrow’s jobs?

Opinion 9

Edinburgh robot could help autistic adults find work

Tech

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

Opinion 23

Singing star Paolo Nutini to become a university tutor

Celebrity 3
Vets worked for four hours to remove a young bear's tongue that had become so swollen it weighed 3kg and was dragging along the ground.

Scots vet helps save bear with 3kg elephantitis tongue

News
Richard Hepburn is Managing Director, Millar & Bryce

Richard Hepburn: Don’t get that sinking feeling – subsidence is a big issue for home owners

Opinion
A seal grabs a fish in the River Tyne.

Fish farms kill more seals as industry tries to save salmon

Environment 1
Brown: visit to the US. Picture: John Devlin

US firm to get £300,000 for North Sea seismic surveys

Environment 3

Scotland’s “most-advanced” recycling centre opens in Aberdeen

Environment 18

Fears for Leith amid ‘asset-stripping’ and house price concerns

Environment 4

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 3

World’s first floating wind farm powers up in Scotland

News 138
Keith Brown

Bioclavis creates 43 jobs in Glasgow’s innovation zone

Tech
Charities have welcomed the breakthrough

Alzheimer's vaccine to begin human testing

News
Fraser Scott is a Senior Solicitor, Murray Beith Murray

Fraser Scott: Retired? Now it’s time to think about future care

Opinion
Trainee cardiologist Dr Stuart Hutchison, 30, who has survived heart surgery. Picture SWNS

Medical student sets faulty heart on helping others

UK
Physiotherapist and stand-up comedian Elaine Miller will be protesting outside the Scottish Parliament next month. Picture: Ian Georgeson

‘Gusset Grippers’ pelvic floor show goes to Holyrood

News

Leader comment: Cheer actor’s frankness

UK
British children are not drinking enough water research show. Picture: FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images

British children drink less than two glasses of water a day

News 2

Catherine Gee: What sort of world are we making for our kids? It’s time we thought about it

Opinion 3

Scotland even further behind key NHS target

News 181

Edinburgh celebrity chef creates bespoke foodbank recipes

News 4

Patient faces 16-month wait for surgery on both his knees

UK

UK

Laura Thomson is a member of the Faculty of Advocates

Laura Thomson: Doing justice to the drama of the court

Opinion
Rory Stewart said converts to the terror group believed in an extremely hateful doctrine and fighters can expect to be killed given the threat they pose to British security.

Tory minister defends his comments about killing UK IS fighters

Politics 35
Jamie Harron, 27, was jailed for three months after touch a businessmans hip in a bar in the UAE. Picture: SWNS

Scot jailed for touching man in Dubai “has sentence dropped”

UK 21
Richard Hepburn is Managing Director, Millar & Bryce

Richard Hepburn: Don’t get that sinking feeling – subsidence is a big issue for home owners

Opinion

Fraser Scott: Retired? Now it’s time to think about future care

Opinion

Labour to join forces with Tory rebels over Brexit

UK 47

Suspected gunman arrested after bowling alley siege

News

Dream job going – interest in Scottish islands essential

UK 11
Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: John Devlin.

Leader comment: Sturgeon has chance to do good on immigration

Opinion 57
Laura Thomson is a member of the Faculty of Advocates

Laura Thomson: Doing justice to the drama of the court

Opinion
Deputy First Minister John Swinney.  Picture Ian Rutherford

Brian Monteith: SNP must ditch tired old approach to economy

Opinion 27
Richard Hepburn is Managing Director, Millar & Bryce

Richard Hepburn: Don’t get that sinking feeling – subsidence is a big issue for home owners

Opinion
Fraser Scott is a Senior Solicitor, Murray Beith Murray

Fraser Scott: Retired? Now it’s time to think about future care

Opinion
George Saunders, winner of the Booker Prize.  Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty

Kirsty Gunn: Unsettling warmth and the world in flux has left me with a chilly feeling

Opinion
Boris Johnson and his wife Marina arrive at the General Election count at Brunel University in London.

Lesley Riddoch: UK voting system is broken and discredited

Opinion 20

Euan McColm: Radicalised misogynists go under the radar

Opinion 3

Dani Garavelli: Smack ban harsh if it monsters good parents

Opinion 40

Leader: Democracy on trial in Catalan crisis

Opinion 7

Bill Jamieson: Chancellor relies on Bank’s tender mercies

Opinion
Catalan regional government president Carles Puigdemont signs a document about  the independence of Catalonia at the Catalan regional parliament. Picture; Getty

Catalonia could declare independence at meeting on Thursday

News 302
Protesters wave pro-independence Catalan Estelada flags during a demonstration in Barcelona. Picture: AFP/Getty/Luis Genel

People of Catalonia urged to ignore police after direct rule

Politics 171
Jailed Scot Jamie Harron, whose two-day break in Dubai turned into a nightmare.

Scot jailed for touching man’s hip in Dubai bar

News
Brown: visit to the US. Picture: John Devlin

US firm to get £300,000 for North Sea seismic surveys

Environment 3

Leader: Democracy on trial in Catalan crisis

Opinion 7

Several wounded in Munich stabbing spree

World

Catalonia tourism down 15% as images of police violence hit industry

UK 27

‘Vampires’ targeted in mob attacks leads to 140 arrests in Malawi

Odd 7

Odd

Ikea have launched a range of pet furniture. But there's a catch

Ikea launches new range of furniture... for your pets

News
There have been a number of reports of 'killer clowns' across the UK.

Is the ‘Killer Clown’ craze set to return?

News 2
Vets worked for four hours to remove a young bear's tongue that had become so swollen it weighed 3kg and was dragging along the ground.

Scots vet helps save bear with 3kg elephantitis tongue

News
Laura Thomson is a member of the Faculty of Advocates

Laura Thomson: Doing justice to the drama of the court

Opinion
Richard Hepburn is Managing Director, Millar & Bryce

Richard Hepburn: Don’t get that sinking feeling – subsidence is a big issue for home owners

Opinion
Fraser Scott is a Senior Solicitor, Murray Beith Murray

Fraser Scott: Retired? Now it’s time to think about future care

Opinion
Alastair Durie, academic

Alastair J Durie: Widely respected Scottish academic and researcher

Obituaries 1
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

Andy Murray gives fans a chance to win Wimbledon racket

Tennis

Leader comment: Cheer actor’s frankness

UK

Sean Hughes: his greatest jokes, quips and one-liners

Lifestyle
Actor Greg McHugh takes part in a panel discussion on mental health issues at the Scottish Parliament's Festival of Politics. 20 October 2017. Pic - Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament Parliament

Gary Tank Commander actor Greg McHugh opens up on anxiety battle

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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

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