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Anas Sarwar relinquishes his shares in family business

Politics
Ruth Davidson with Kathleen Leslie, who posted offensive comments online

Ruth Davidson under fire over Conservative offenders

Politics
Ross McEwan, Chief Executive of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group photographed at the RBS headquarters in St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Interview: Ross McEwan, RBS chief executive

Financial
Patrick Roberts attempts to get past Graham Dorrans of Rangers and Lee Hodson. Picture: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Rangers 0 - 2 Celtic: Champions 57 unbeaten with win over rivals

Premiership

Heart patients may be treated in England amid staffing issues

Politics

Dundee bolsters team for European Capital of Culture bid

Lifestyle

Councils in Scotland dismiss need for review of Uber operations

UK

Scottish veterinary nurse who poisoned her dog spared jail

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ERI Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Picture: Greg Macvean

Dead pigeons in walls close ward as hospital patients evacuated

UK

Scott Macnab: Catalan struggle not a priority for Scots

Scott Macnab
Anas Sarwar had faced criticism over his ties to a Glasgow-based business started by his father. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Anas Sarwar relinquishes his shares in family business

Politics 3
Ruth Davidson with Kathleen Leslie, who posted offensive comments online

Ruth Davidson under fire over Conservative offenders

Politics 479
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has been forceful in her criticism of online abuse. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Leader comment: Move to stop trolls must come from top

Opinion 54
Due to staffing issues heart patients may be treated south of the border. Picture: Greg Macvean

Heart patients may be treated in England amid staffing issues

Politics 61
Ross McEwan, Chief Executive of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group photographed at the RBS headquarters in St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Interview: Ross McEwan, RBS chief executive

Financial
Former First Minister Jack McConnell has urged Nicola Sturgeon to 'park' plans for a second referendum. Picture: Michael Gillen

Jack McConnell: Indyref2 should be parked for five years

Politics 85
President Trump used a forum for peace to threaten to annihilate a nation of 25 million people.

Nicholas Kristof: Meet the world leaders – in hypocrisy

Opinion 2

Nicola Sturgeon’s admits to suffering sexism as young politician

News 86

Theresa May requests transition period after Brexit

News 637

Tory councillor struck off teaching list for ‘drooling hag’ tweet to Sturgeon

Politics 418

Alastair Dalton: Selfish school-run parkers must be removed

Opinion 4
A Ryanair plane takes off from Dublin Airport on September 21, 2017. 
Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary on September 21, 2017, said he could not rule out axing more flights, but added any additional cancellations would not be linked to ongoing pilot roster problems. / AFP PHOTO / Paul FAITHPAUL FAITH/AFP/Getty Images

Ryanair will axe pilot leave to fix cancellations crisis

Transport 2

Council agrees business case for extending Edinburgh tram to Leith

Transport 13

Scottish railway stations named among best in Britain

News 4

Airport alcohol ban call after Scottish arrest figures released

News 44

Ryanair passengers who re-booked flights pay again for extras

Transport 13
Royal Marines were banned from bringing unloaded weapons into a school in Oban. Picture: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Anger over weapon ban on Royal Marines visiting school

Education 4
The incident happened on Wednesday at a classroom in Broughton Primary.

Classroom at Broughton Primary closes after ceiling collapses

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Of 34 breeds of North Atlantic seabirds investigated by researchers, 74 per cent were found to have ingested plastics. Picture: Bill Henry

Majority of seabirds are eating plastic, Scots scientists warn

Tech 3
Sir Tom Hunter said the move was an 'important step forward' for Strathclyde Business School. Picture: John Devlin

Strathclyde Business School unveils founding leaders

Management
MSPs are considering fresh legislation that seeks to address issues raised in a Supreme Court legal ruling on the Named Persons policy. Picture: TSPL

Scots teachers could face court under new Named Person plan

Education 139
87-year-old Alex Stewart enrolling at university for the eighth time. Picture: SWNS

Oldest Scots student, 87, enrolls at university for 8th time

News 10

Letter: Parents’ atitudes stopping Scottish education becoming world class

Your Say 34

Parents paying £121k more to get into ‘right’ school catchment

Education 94

John Swinney to promise teachers ‘more freedom’

News 11

Bid to make Scotland a ‘Daily Mile nation’ after pupil scheme

News 15
Scottish highlands with rainbow and larch trees.

Bid to save last ‘granny’ pines with links to Caledonian Forest

Environment 8
Storm Petrel. Picture: Rex

Seabirds nest on remote islands after rat-catching blitz

Environment 1
Of 34 breeds of North Atlantic seabirds investigated by researchers, 74 per cent were found to have ingested plastics. Picture: Bill Henry

Majority of seabirds are eating plastic, Scots scientists warn

Tech 3
Atlantis Resources chief Tim Cornelius. Picture: Jon Savage

Atlantis to seek backing to extend tidal energy project

News 2

Scottish towns and nuclear base in danger from rising seas

News 30

Mexico earthquake: At least 248 dead after powerful quake

World

Martin Davidson: Give the kids a sense of adventure – and watch them become grown-ups

Opinion

Karen Ramoo: Caring for our countryside is a job for everyone, not just those who live there

Opinion 2
ERI Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Picture: Greg Macvean

Dead pigeons in walls close ward as hospital patients evacuated

UK 10
Due to staffing issues heart patients may be treated south of the border. Picture: Greg Macvean

Heart patients may be treated in England amid staffing issues

Politics 61
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Serial killer Brady’s burial plans not disclosed at inquest

News
Airlines have called for a ban on early morning alcohol sales at airports.

Airport alcohol ban call after Scottish arrest figures released

News 44
The breath - and control of it - really is the key to yoga, says Caroline Foster.

Caroline Foster: Stressed and tense? The trick is to control breathing

Opinion
Pro-choice campaigners known as Handmaids protest in Ireland Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Call for action after women seek abortion pills

News 2
A third of Scots are suffering from a lack of sleep. Picture: PA

One in three Scots ‘not getting enough sleep’

News

Bid to make Scotland a ‘Daily Mile nation’ after pupil scheme

News 15

Martin Davidson: Give the kids a sense of adventure – and watch them become grown-ups

Opinion

Leader comment: Daily Mile should be for all

Opinion 1

Nurse loses legal action over parking fines at hospital

News 7

UK

ERI Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Picture: Greg Macvean

Dead pigeons in walls close ward as hospital patients evacuated

UK 10
Councils have dismissed the need for a review of Uber's operations in Scotland. Picture: Carl Court/Getty Images

Councils in Scotland dismiss need for review of Uber operations

UK 6
The explosion was reported at Parson's Green tube station in London. Picture: Wikicommons

Parsons Green terror attack: Ahmed Hassan charged with attempted murder

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Man arrested in connection with Parsons Green attack released

News 11

Co-op Group sells final 1% stake in troubled Co-op Bank

Financial 1

Alastair Campbell recalls plan for Old Firm ‘peace process’ game

Odd 8

Unions seek talks with Mitie over plans to axe 480 jobs

Companies
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has been forceful in her criticism of online abuse. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Leader comment: Move to stop trolls must come from top

Opinion 54
Christmas can be a stressful time for many people, but forward planning can help relieve the pressure, as can firm decisions about who you are going to buy gifts for, plus giving yourself a clear budget

Martin Lewis: Jingle tills, jingle tills, money all the way

Opinion
"I'd rather be a strong two star than a weak three star restaurant any day," says Scottish chef Andrew Fairlie.

Stephen Jardine: Michelin stars can be good for wealth but bad for health

Opinion 1
In Quebec, around 78 per cent of people class themselves as Francophone, while 42.6 of the local population are bilingual. Quebecois want to preserve their French culture, but rules are being relaxed.

Jane Bradley: Quel relief, it’s OK to parlez Franglais

Opinion 1
President Trump used a forum for peace to threaten to annihilate a nation of 25 million people.

Nicholas Kristof: Meet the world leaders – in hypocrisy

Opinion 2
Events expert Pete Irvine - also author of the Scotland The Best guide book - has joined Dundee's bid to become European City of Culture.

Leader comment: Dundee’s Euro bid gets serious

Opinion

Alastair Dalton: Selfish school-run parkers must be removed

Opinion 4

Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

News

Letters: SNP’s disappearing Brexit powers aren’t what they seem

Your Say 25

Susheila Nasta MBE: Indians have added spice to British life for centuries

Opinion

Roddy Smith: There’s a lot going on behind the scenes to make Edinburgh festival city of the world

Opinion
In Quebec, around 78 per cent of people class themselves as Francophone, while 42.6 of the local population are bilingual. Quebecois want to preserve their French culture, but rules are being relaxed.

Jane Bradley: Quel relief, it’s OK to parlez Franglais

Opinion 1
President Trump used a forum for peace to threaten to annihilate a nation of 25 million people.

Nicholas Kristof: Meet the world leaders – in hypocrisy

Opinion 2
The busiest border crossing in the United States, between San Diego and Tijuana, will close to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. Picture: AP Photo/Gregory Bull

Long delays expected as America’s busiest border crossing shuts

World
Supporters of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) political party demonstrate against the German Chancellor and Christian Democrat (CDU) Angela Merkel at a CDU election campaign stop. Picture: Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

Angela Merkel set to win fourth term as Germans go to the polls

World 1

Donald Trump says Kim Jong Un is ‘obviously a madman’

World 2

50 countries have just banned nuclear weapons

World 2

Catalan pro-independence protesters call for release of officials

World 1

Susheila Nasta MBE: Indians have added spice to British life for centuries

Opinion

Odd

Michael Doherty, 77, from Greenock, has found his first pay packet 62 years after giving it to his  mother Margaret, 104, for safekeeping. Picture: SWNS

OAP finds first pay packet 62 years after handing it to his mum

Odd
Trials for the Quiditch Premier League taking place. Picture: SWNS

Harry Potter fans get Scotland’s first national quidditch team

News
Just some of the vision from futurologists.

Superhero suits and invisibility cloaks are just 50 years away

Odd 1

Susheila Nasta MBE: Indians have added spice to British life for centuries

Opinion
George Street during the International Festival

Roddy Smith: There’s a lot going on behind the scenes to make Edinburgh festival city of the world

Opinion
Samaritans Ruth and Davey at the Edinburgh office.

Jen Gracie: It’s not just about suicide – how the Samaritans help with everyday crisis

Opinion 1
Edinburgh piper and composer Chris Anderson has died at the age of 84

Obituary: Chris Anderson, talented piper and composer, teacher and judge

Obituaries
Former Conservative MP Sir Teddy Taylor has died at the age of 80. Picture: PA

Obituary: Sir Teddy Taylor, Conservative MP and Eurosceptic

Obituaries 3
Jan Brittin bats during a one-day match against Australia at the County Ground in Derby in 1998. Picture: Craig Prentis/Allsport

Janette Brittin: Star of England’s World Cup-winning cricket team

Obituaries
Lt Col Mark Phillips MBE (Picture: Facebook)

Obituary: Lt Col Mark Phillips MBE, Special Forces hero who blew up Saddam Hussein’s communications pipeline

Obituaries

Did William Shakespeare visit Scotland to win over James VI?

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Jake LaMotta, right, fighting Marcel Cerdan in Briggs Stadium in Detroit in 1949. Picture: AP

Jake LaMotta passes away aged 95

News
Comedian Kevin Bridges. Picture: John Devlin

Kevin Bridges tells of arrest after drunken night in Ireland

Lifestyle
Wayne Rooney. Picture: PA

Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink driving offence

Celebrity
Kelly Macdonald split with her husband Dougie Payne. Picture; Getty

Kelly Macdonald splits from Travis musician husband after 14-years

News 1