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Scottish Conservsative leader Ruth Davidson. Picture: Toby Williams

Ruth Davidson calls for Conservatism ‘reboot’

Politics
Supporters wave pro-independence Catalan flags in Barcelona.  Picture: Getty Images

Back our own indyref, Catalans urge Nicola Sturgeon

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Plans to make it simpler for transgender people to choose their legal sex have been welcomed. Picture; Getty

Scotland to boost right to choose own legal gender

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Expert attacks ‘rush’ to diagnose Scots with early dementia

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White van rams into front entrance of Ayr police station

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Euan McColm: Corbyn’s visit forces Sturgeon to pick sides

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Shieldhall: Intrepid tunnellers save Glasgow from floods

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Dani Garavelli: Time Lady won’t drag us out of Dark Ages

Scottish Conservsative leader Ruth Davidson. Picture: Toby Williams

Ruth Davidson calls for Conservatism ‘reboot’

Politics 31
Supporters wave pro-independence Catalan flags in Barcelona.  Picture: Getty Images

Back our own indyref, Catalans urge Nicola Sturgeon

Politics 72
Britain's International Trade Secretary Liam Fox  and Britain's Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary Michael Gove. Picture; PA

Post Brexit tranisitional period until 2022 ‘no big deal’

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The Labour leader has insisted he did not promise to write off student debt as he campaigned for the youth vote in the general election. Picture; PA

Jeremy Corbyn: I never promised to write off student debt

Politics 21
US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to post a series of messages. Picture; Getty

Donald Trump says he has ‘complete power’ to pardon

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The number of zero hour contracts in Scotland has fallen. Picture; PA

Number of zero hour contracts in Scotland falls

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Poll: A fifth of Tory members back David Davis as next leader

Business

Euan McColm: Corbyn’s visit forces Sturgeon to pick sides

Opinion 70
Ministers want beef up sanctions against roadworks firms. Picture: Dave Scott

Doubling fines for botched roadworks to £100,000 proposed

Transport 6
A wash out at today's airshow - crew members sitting under the wing of a spitfire

Scotland’s National Airshow washout for first time in 20 years

Transport 6
Extra rail services are to be laid on for the Edinburgh Festival. Picture Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

ScotRail announces extra services for Edinburgh Festival

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Swedish rail firm names new train ‘Trainy McTrainface’

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Scots tourists caught up in Kos earthquake

World

UK airports prepare for ‘busiest day in history’

Transport 8

Alastair Dalton: Switch off campaign may be forlorn hope

Opinion 1
The Labour leader has insisted he did not promise to write off student debt as he campaigned for the youth vote in the general election. Picture; PA

Jeremy Corbyn: I never promised to write off student debt

Politics 21
Many schools actively encourage pupils to discuss disasters like the Grenfell Tower fire.

Leader comment: Schools not shying away from reality

Opinion 1
There are now 2,524 schools in Scotland compared with 2,730 ten years ago

More than 200 Scottish schools axed in past decade

Politics 34
A collapsed wall at Oxgangs Primary School in Edinburgh. Several buildings built under PFI contracts were found to have serious faults

SNP ‘failing to learn from Edinburgh schools scandal’

Politics 13
The proportion of firsts handed out by UK universities has soared, with a third of institutions now grading at least one in four degrees with the top honour. Picture: David Cheskin/PA Wire

First-class degrees on the increase at Scottish universities

Education 5
The Tamagotchi - Japanese for 'cute little egg' - was hugely popular in the Nineties. PIcture: TSPL

20 of the biggest Scottish school playground crazes

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Laura Muir is likely to miss the 2018 Games. Picture; John Devlin

Scottish runner Laura Muir ‘likely’ to miss 2018 Commonwealth Games

Athletics 2

Glasgow ‘least affordable city in the UK’ for students

Education 3

Bulky T-Rex ‘could not have moved at high speed’

Tech 2

Aberdeen university leads global project to battle cyber-attacks

Tech 2

Shieldhall: Intrepid tunnellers save Glasgow from floods

News 1
The Cairngorms national park

Cairngorms landowner accused of blocking access to trail

News 2
The island of Ulva

Ulva buyout plans halt £4m sale of island

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Humpback whales star in new book revealing the secrets of ocean life.

Whales compose songs to attract females, Scots scientists find

Tech 2

Don’t be ‘silent assassins’ drivers urged

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Eleanor M Harris: Ecological green shoots grow in desert Iceland

Opinion 1

Andy Summers: Building understanding of architecture’s importance

Opinion

Scots scientists begin study to find if modern man can still speak ape

Environment 4
Plans to make it simpler for transgender people to choose their legal sex have been welcomed. Picture; Getty

Scotland to boost right to choose own legal gender

UK 63
Elder care nurse playing jigsaw puzzle with senior woman in nursing home

Expert attacks ‘rush’ to diagnose Scots with early dementia

UK 9
Charlie Gard's parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard who are considering their next steps ahead of the latest High Court hearing in a five-month legal battle over whether the terminally-ill baby should be treated by a specialist in America.  Picture; PA

Charlie Gard: Parents considering ‘next steps’

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Leader: Early support must follow diagnosis of dementia

Opinion
New rules on blood donation  which also apply to sex workers  could be introduced by November

More gays and bisexuals allowed to give blood

Health 6
Curbs on junk food ads might ease the situation. Photograph: Getty

Obesity crisis behind 150 fire service calls

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Jane Bradley: Time to come clean over hygiene

Opinion 2

Revealed: The top 25 social media ‘sins’

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Charlie Gard: Parents preparing for latest legal fight

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Plans to make it simpler for transgender people to choose their legal sex have been welcomed. Picture; Getty

Scotland to boost right to choose own legal gender

UK 63
Elder care nurse playing jigsaw puzzle with senior woman in nursing home

Expert attacks ‘rush’ to diagnose Scots with early dementia

UK 9
Charlie Gard's parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard who are considering their next steps ahead of the latest High Court hearing in a five-month legal battle over whether the terminally-ill baby should be treated by a specialist in America.  Picture; PA

Charlie Gard: Parents considering ‘next steps’

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Britain's International Trade Secretary Liam Fox  and Britain's Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary Michael Gove. Picture; PA

Post Brexit tranisitional period until 2022 ‘no big deal’

Politics 4

Chester Bennington death: Linkin Park set up tribute page

UK

BBC’s top female stars set to revolt over gender pay gap

Lifestyle 27

Poll: A fifth of Tory members back David Davis as next leader

Business

Princes tell of Diana’s last phone call on day she died

UK
Early role play can have a lasting impact. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

James Millar and Ros Ball: How to rear heroes and heroines

Opinion
Jodie Whittaker is to be paid the same as her predecessor, Peter Capaldi. Picture: Colin Hutton/BBC

Dani Garavelli: Time Lady won’t drag us out of Dark Ages

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Leader: Early support must follow diagnosis of dementia

Opinion
The cost of flowers is not usually covered

James Walker: Funeral plan may be the last thing you need

Business
The Labour leader with Kezia Dugdale on a visit to Glasgow. Picture: John Devlin

Euan McColm: Corbyn’s visit forces Sturgeon to pick sides

Opinion 70
Overseas visitors should create an all-time peak for international tourism spend this year. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Bill Jamieson: Record year makes strongest case yet for taxing tourists

Business 1
The added flexibility of modern-day pension set-ups also creates a scenario which worries the FCA. Picture: John Devlin

Gareth Shaw: Pension freedoms come with a caveat

Opinion

Stephen Jardine: Net gains from return of North Sea cod

Opinion 3

Jane Bradley: Time to come clean over hygiene

Opinion 2

Nicholas Kristof: If Dr Trump was your surgeon…

Opinion 2

Leader comment: Nothing to be gained from antagonism

Opinion 13
US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to post a series of messages. Picture; Getty

Donald Trump says he has ‘complete power’ to pardon

World 6
A pair of pliers is one thing, but what damage could Donald Trump inflict with a scalpel?

Nicholas Kristof: If Dr Trump was your surgeon…

Opinion 2
White House press secretary Sean Spicer has resigned. Picture: AP

Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Politics 6

Exhumation of Salvador Dali’s remains finds his moustache still attached

World

Swedish rail firm names new train ‘Trainy McTrainface’

Odd 2

Scots tourists caught up in Kos earthquake

World

Minneapolis shooting ‘should not have happened’

World

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St Mary's Catholic Cathedral. Picture: NW Images

Edinburgh cathedral puts on a Mass for stag party

Odd 8
An MTR Express train. Picture: Contributed

Swedish rail firm names new train ‘Trainy McTrainface’

Odd 2
Would you like to see Andy Murray in Outlander?

Calls for Andy Murray to feature in Outlander

Lifestyle
Ranting about politics and posting too many selfies are both big no-nos on social media, according to research. Picture: Contributed

Revealed: The top 25 social media ‘sins’

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Measuring Raised Beds to Counteract Salinated Soil in Bangladesh

Educators must light the flame of current and future young ‘glocalisers’

Opinion
John McHugh is an Edinburgh-based Partner in the Dispute Resolution team at Harper Macleod.

John McHugh: Reduced VAT rating remains a sticky area

Opinion
New legislation and new policies  are needed now  to repair and protect our landscapes and scenery, not just the special and best

Professor Roger Crofts: This scene is only going to get worse

Opinion 3
David Laing, footballer turned journalist

Obituary: David ‘Davie’ Laing, footballer, Hearts stalwart and Scottish Cup winner with Clyde

Obituaries
Betty Dukes testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Picture: J. Scott Applewhite/AP

Betty Dukes: Employee who took on Walmart over discrimination

Obituaries
Bernard Nottage during his career as an international sprinter

Obituary: Bernard J Nottage, Bahamian international sprinter and politician

Obituaries

Princes tell of Diana’s last phone call on day she died

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Radio 2 presenter Jeremy Vine who has been slammed as "grossly overpaid" by a listener following the publication of his BBC pay packet. Picture; PA

Jeremy Vine faces awkward exchange over BBC wage

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Martin Landau, the Oscar-winning actor, has died at the age of 89. Picture: Getty Images

Martin Landau, Oscar-winning actor, dies at 89

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George Romero arrives for a screening of 'Survival of the Dead' in Venice in 2009. Picture: AP

George Romero, Night of the Living Dead director, dies at 77

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