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Oil giant fined £7,000 for rig diesel leak into North Sea

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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon: Scottish independence may offer ‘greatest stability’ post-Brexit

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Theresa May with Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Leaders: Hard borders are a fact of life for those outside EU

Opinion 43

16 amazing colourised images of Scotland in the 1890s

News 5

Could a second Scottish independence referendum be called?

Politics 131

Amazing images reveal snow tunnels on Ben Nevis

News 3

Man arrested after Mr Scotland bodybuilder found stabbed

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GPs are prescribing more children in Scotland with anti-depressant pills. Picture: Getty Images

Hundreds more Scots children prescribed anti-depressant pills

News 26
Bass Rock in the Forth is home to thousands of sea birds which the RSPB say could be affected. Picture: Jane Barlow

Energy chiefs seek action on major off-shore wind farm

Politics
Labours NEC said Jeremy Corbyn did not need to secure nominations to be on the leadership ballot. Picture: AFP/Getty

Court battle to keep Jeremy Corbyn off leadership ballot opens

Politics
Only with the demolition of Cockenzie Power Station was an interim climate change target finally achieved. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scott McNab: New laws don’t drive social change

Opinion
Police Scotland need not be a centralised force. Picture: John Devlin

Alison Payne: Single police force needn’t be centralised

Opinion 1
Labour continue to slide against the Conservatives. Picture: PA

Tories open up 16 point lead over Labour, according to poll

Politics 8
The Yes campaign may have lost the 2014 referendum, but a renewed push for independence has begun following the Brexit vote. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Could a second Scottish independence referendum be called?

Politics 131
Ministers are facing calls to act on the increase of bed blocking at Scottish hospitals. Picture: PA

Ministers urged to ‘get a grip’ on rise in bed blocking

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North Sea oil workers begin first 24-hour strike in pay row

News 6

Euan McColm: The really radical thing to do is to work together

Opinion 19

Damning report into BHS collapse ‘clearly concerning’

Politics 6

Leaders: Hard borders are a fact of life for those outside EU

Opinion 43
Edinburgh trams are increasing their rush hour services. Picture; Lesley Martin

Edinburgh trams increase rush hour services

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The Air Transat A310 was due to depart Glasgow for Toronto. File picture: Wiki Commons

‘Drunk on duty’ Canadian pilots released on bail

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Further walkouts will be announced by the RMT union shortly. Picture: PA

Tickets not being checked aboard ScotRail trains on strike days

Transport

Driver tells how bus became ‘like a boat’ during Storm Frank

Transport

Tim Alderslade and Dale Keller: Chance for Scots to lead in air

Opinion

Dover queue fears raised with French ‘days ago’

Transport 3

Glasgow Queen street tunnel to reopen early

News 22

Young woman driver killed in wall crash in Angus

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Edinburgh University is one of a number in Scotland seeking reassurance on rights of EU research nationals post-Brexit. Picture: Ian Georgeson/JP Licence

Universities seeking reassurance on rights of EU nationals

News 5
Counter-terrorism training for educational institutions should be scrapped, campaigners have said. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Bin counter-terrorism training for Scots teachers, say campaigners

Education 10
Stirling University. Picture: Donald Macleod

Man who walked around Stirling Uni library naked fined £600 for ‘dare’

Odd 10
A campaign group has called for counter-terrorism training for teachers to be suspended. Picture (posed by models): John Devlin

Call for end to counter-terror training for Scots teachers

News 8
A slice through the new map of the Universe, six billion light years wide, shows a 20th of the sky. Picture: contributed

Scientists put 1.2m galaxies on largest 3D space map ever made

Education 3
City of Glasgow College. Picture: Edmund Sumner

City of Glasgow College shortlisted for architectural prize

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Nicola Benedetti set to launch campaign for music in schools

News 6

Vandals cause £100,000 worth of damage to Glasgow school

News

Subsidence at new £12m school sparks investigation

Education 9

One in five Scots rejected by university as funding fears grow

Politics 79
Bass Rock in the Forth is home to thousands of sea birds which the RSPB say could be affected. Picture: Jane Barlow

Energy chiefs seek action on major off-shore wind farm

Politics
The company was fined for a diesel leak from a platform in the North Sea. Picture: Hamish Campbell

Oil giant fined £7,000 for rig diesel leak into North Sea

News 13
Amateur snow researcher Iain Cameron climbed Ben Nevis to document summer snow and found the tunnels. Picture: SWNS

Amazing images reveal snow tunnels on Ben Nevis

News 3

Remote Highland community set to generate own hydro energy

News 17

Ilona Amos: Carbon capture best hope of combating climate change

Environment 6

Future of Scotland’s renewable energy industry ‘at risk’

Politics 26
People from the poorest areas of Scotland are most likely to be diagnosed with cancer at the most advanced stage.

Poorer Scots face late cancer detection rates

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Ministers are facing calls to act on the increase of bed blocking at Scottish hospitals. Picture: PA

Ministers urged to ‘get a grip’ on rise in bed blocking

News 5
GPs are prescribing more children in Scotland with anti-depressant pills. Picture: Getty Images

Hundreds more Scots children prescribed anti-depressant pills

News 26
Prince Harry reveals he regrets not talking about his mother's death. Picture: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Prince Harry ‘regrets’ not speaking about mother’s death

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Kate Granger. Picture: Contributed

Doctor behind campaign to humanise patient care dies aged 34

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Each year more than 4,600 Scots are diagnosed with breast cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer north of the Border. Picture: Jane Barlow

Single gene could help to predict breast cancer risk

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Chris King, Britain's first double hand transplant patient. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

UK’s first double hand transplant patient feels ‘whole again’

Tech 1

Children under four-years-old treated for drink and drugs misuse

News 6

Alcohol linked to seven types of cancer

UK 3

Asthma cure on horizon, says leading charity

News

Stem cell donations rocket after Ava Stark plea

Charities
Harrison Ford was crushed by a hydraulic door on the set of The Force Awakens at Pinewood Studios. Picture: AP

Harrison Ford ‘could have been killed’ in Star Wars set accident

Film
Labours NEC said Jeremy Corbyn did not need to secure nominations to be on the leadership ballot. Picture: AFP/Getty

Court battle to keep Jeremy Corbyn off leadership ballot opens

Politics
Labour continue to slide against the Conservatives. Picture: PA

Tories open up 16 point lead over Labour, according to poll

Politics 8
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child delivers a magnificent show.
 Picture: Manuel Harlan

Theatre Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Theatre 1

Euan McColm: The really radical thing to do is to work together

Opinion 19

Ex-footballer Ray Wilkins pleads guilty to drink driving

Football

Dover queue fears raised with French ‘days ago’

Transport 3

Damning report into BHS collapse ‘clearly concerning’

Politics 6
Police Nationale confirmed that two attackers had been neutralised. Picture: Wiki Commons

Priest among three dead after hostage situation at church in France

World
The Air Transat A310 was due to depart Glasgow for Toronto. File picture: Wiki Commons

‘Drunk on duty’ Canadian pilots released on bail

News
French athlete Jean Bouinin was pipped at the post in the 5000m final at the Stockholm Olympic Games in 1912. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Martyn McLaughlin: IOC refusal to ban Russia reduces Rio to farce

Opinion
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s stock market drops to just £79 worth of trading

World
In a novel approach to litter collection, smokers are being asked to vote for their favourite Trainspotting character with cigarette butts. Picture: Hemedia

Grassmarket residents offered Trainspotting “bin-ballot”

Film 6
Dolly the Sheep has been preserved and is on show at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Dolly the Sheep’s four cloned ‘sisters’ ageing well

Tech
Ronald Villiers, of Chewin' the Fat fame. Picture: Contributed

ScotRail issues railcard - with Chewin’ the Fat character’s photo

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Tesco workers brawl with shopper in veg aisle

News 1

New Zealand announces plan to wipe out rodents by 2050

World 3

Kolo Toure on his infamous first training session at Arsenal

Celtic 10

Edinburgh costume makers’ Taleban fancy dress a ‘sick joke’

Odd 14

James Blunt fans harass Scots lookalike on honeymoon

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Adele stuns fan on stage with a kiss on the lips. Picture: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Adele accidentally locks lips with fan on stage in Canada

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James Blunt, whose Scots lookalike is being pestered on his honeymoon. Picture: Jayne Emsley/TSPL

James Blunt fans harass Scots lookalike on honeymoon

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Ian Rankin will be one of several high-profile figures to perform the show. Picture: PA

Ian Rankin to help read Chilcot Report in its entirety at Fringe show

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In a moment while filming was paused, a member of the film crew carefully dabbed the red-headed actor who plays the lead character Mark Renton with sun cream. Picture: Hemedia

In pictures: Trainspotting 2 cast struggle in Edinburgh heatwave

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Edinburgh Airport. Picture: Contributed

Tim Alderslade and Dale Keller: Chance for Scots to lead in air

Opinion
The Kelpies are the centrepiece of a day in which walkers can learn about water projects supported by Christian Aid. Picture: Michael Gillen

Sally Foster-Fulton: Find Another Way with a little canter banter

Opinion
Access to real-time passenger information provides an enormous benefit to the travelling public. Picture: Jane Barlow

Russell Imrie: Wait over for real-time passenger information

Opinion
Dick Donnelly, goalkeeper, journalist and the voice of football on Tayside. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: Dick Donnelly, Dundee’s ‘Voice of Football’

Obituaries
Alan Vega, American musician who co-founded influential punk band Suicide. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Obituary: Alan Vega, iconic punk and electronic musician

Obituaries
Betty Huggett, ATA pilot who ditched in the Forth during bad weather while delivering a bomber. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: Betty Huggett, Spitfire pilot in Second World War

Obituaries
Only with the demolition of Cockenzie Power Station was an interim climate change target finally achieved. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scott McNab: New laws don’t drive social change

Opinion
Police Scotland need not be a centralised force. Picture: John Devlin

Alison Payne: Single police force needn’t be centralised

Opinion 1
French athlete Jean Bouinin was pipped at the post in the 5000m final at the Stockholm Olympic Games in 1912. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Martyn McLaughlin: IOC refusal to ban Russia reduces Rio to farce

Opinion
Edinburgh Airport. Picture: Contributed

Tim Alderslade and Dale Keller: Chance for Scots to lead in air

Opinion
The Kelpies are the centrepiece of a day in which walkers can learn about water projects supported by Christian Aid. Picture: Michael Gillen

Sally Foster-Fulton: Find Another Way with a little canter banter

Opinion
Paddy Ashdown has announced the formation of More United, which takes its name from the words of the maiden speech in the House of Commons by murdered MP Jo Cox. Picture: Getty

Euan McColm: The really radical thing to do is to work together

Opinion 19
Theresa May with Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Leaders: Hard borders are a fact of life for those outside EU

Opinion 43

Ilona Amos: Carbon capture best hope of combating climate change

Environment 6

Russell Imrie: Wait over for real-time passenger information

Opinion

Colin Valentine: Drink-drive limits have hurt rural pub industry

Opinion

Niall Stuart: Renewable energy is still hot favourite

Opinion 2