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Conservatives to take 7 seats from SNP predicts new poll

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Kezia Dugdale attacked the SNP's education record

Nicola Sturgeon slammed over ‘3-year’ teaching vacancies

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Labour are targeting just three seats in Scotland, with the seat of Ian Murray MP being one of them. Picture; John Devlin

Labour targeting just three key seats in Scotland

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Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson accused the First Minister of treating the electorate as 'fools'

Davidson: Sturgeon told a ‘whopper’ over election and indyref2

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White powder package threat to Scots politicians

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Joyce McMillan: UK divided between the young and the old

Opinion

Brian Wilson: Chance to follow Paisley pattern and back a local vision

Opinion

Record books sales as e-reading loses out to words on a page

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Armed police carried out out a raid. Picture; Ian Rutherford

Woman shot and four arrested in anti-terrorism operation

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Joyce McMillan: UK divided between the young and the old

Ian McDiarmid had the pivotal role as the Emperor in the Star Wars films.

Star Wars villain Ian McDiarmid to play Enoch Powell on Edinburgh stage

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Labour won the most seats at the previous local authority elections in Falkirk, but the SNP has high hopes of regaining power in what is Scotland's fifth largest urban area. Picture: Michael Gillen/JP

Falkirk council election a two-way race between SNP and Labour

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MSP swears as he quotes Trainspotting at Scottish Parliament

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Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at a general election campaign event at the Shine Centre in Leeds. Picture; PA

Conservatives to take 7 seats from SNP predicts new poll

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Labour are targeting just three seats in Scotland, with the seat of Ian Murray MP being one of them. Picture; John Devlin

Labour targeting just three key seats in Scotland

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Brian Wilson: Chance to follow Paisley pattern and back a local vision

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Joyce McMillan: UK divided between the young and the old

Opinion 9

Pret A Manger hunts for British staff to plug Brexit gap

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Nicola Sturgeon urges SNP vote ‘for public services’

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Peter Vardy's CarStore is on the site of Dundee's former Valentines card factory. Picture: Keith Hunter

Peter Vardy gears up to launch Dundee car superstore

Transport
Cyclists converged on four Pedal on Parliaments events across Scotland at the weekend. Picture: Brian Anderson

Alastair Dalton: Surprise cycling turnout could herald change

Opinion
Rachel Ducker cycles to work in Edinburgh, even though there is parking available for her car. Picture: Sustrans Scotland

Cycling cost saving is equivalent of an 8 per cent pay rise

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Scottish author wins national ‘Railway Book of the Year’ award

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Cars stuck in wet cement at Bathgate garage

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Leader comment: Cameras a vital tool for police

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ScotRail disruption from upgrading work to last till December

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Germanys scheme to train youngsters shows different mindset

Daryl Teague: We must act to avoid construction skills drain

Opinion
James McCune Smith became the first African American to receive a doctorate. Picture: University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow honours life of James McCune Smith

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Lecturers will picket outside colleges today as strike action across Scotland begins.

College lecturers strike across Scotland over pay deal

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Do we really need to spend money on telling parents to read to their children, asks David Bone

David Bone: Take some reponsibility for yourself

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Oxford University, where students have been issues strict guidelines in a bid to avoid racist behaviour. Picture: Pixabay

University students warned ‘looking away could be racist’

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Katherine McMahon realised she had to exercise to be healthy. Picture: Neil Hanna

‘Fat’ feminist jogger defies PE class persecutors

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Consent should be part of sex education, says MSP

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Consent needs to be taught as part of sex education, says MSP

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Heriot-Watt signs £2.5m research deal with oil giant Total

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Edinburgh researchers join £250m dementia project

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Shoppers in Princes Street, Edinburgh. The capital saw the highest population growth in Scotland in 2016. Picture: Ian Georgeson/JP Resell

Migration sees Scotland’s population reach record high

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Staffin School. Picture: Contributed

Plans unveiled to repopulate Skye crofting village

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Dredging for scallops causes damage to sensitive marine sites. Picture: Howard Wood

Ilona Amos: Sensitive sites need protected if we want plenty more fish in the sea

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David Cole-Hamilton: Emissions cut is win-win

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Scotland’s weather: Snow falls around country

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Edinburgh Zoo’s red pandas move into new enclosure together

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Rare reef at Loch Carron devastated by scallop dredging

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How likely you are to be excluded from chronic care  reviews can often be determined by whether you live in a socially deprived area. Picture: Getty Images

Deprived ‘more likely’ to be excluded from chronic care

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Minister Jeane Freeman. Picture: Contributed

Private firms barred from role in Scottish benefits system

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Perth Royal Infirmary. Picture: Wikicommons

Woman with brain aneurysm died after being sent home from hospital

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Advertising appears in the background at the Euro 2016 match between France and England.

Kevan Christie: Danger of alcohol’s links with sport being noticed by children

Opinion
Fetal physiologist Marcus G. Davey of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia helped design the artificial womb system. Picture: AP

‘Artificial wombs’ to keep extremely premature babies alive

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Cancer rates increase in 10-year period.

Charity urges action as cancer rates rise over the last decade

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Children are becomming emotional eaters. Picture: TSPL

Parents ‘shouldn’t teach children to comfort eat’

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Hospital in meltdown as 36 patients left waiting for a bed

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Donated defibrillator used to help save man’s life

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Leader comment: Treating symptoms won’t solve A&E problem

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David Bone: Take some reponsibility for yourself

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The resilient economy is helping builders Persimmon and Taylor Wimpey. Picture: Cate Gillon/Getty Images

Economy’s ‘resilience’ gives housebuilders a boost

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Pret boss Clive Schlee is 'reaching out' to British workers. Picture: Pret A Manger/PA Wire

Pret A Manger hunts for British staff to plug Brexit gap

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Food banks hand out more supplies than ever, says Ewan Gurr. Picture Sarah Peters.

Ewan Gurr: Food banks can fill a gap but more cash is needed

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Former Royal Marine Sergeant Alexander Blackman, who had his sentence reduced for shooting dead an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan. Picture: Andrew Parsons/PA

Jailed marine freed after Taliban killing

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Woman shot and four arrested in anti-terrorism operation

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Poll: ‘More people think Brexit is wrong than right’

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When do the paper £5 notes stop being legal tender?

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Robust legal foundations are needed for the development of green energy, says Gillespie Macandrew associate Colin Hamilton. Picture: John Devlin

Colin Hamilton: Robust laws needed to keep lights on

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A mass outdoor rendition of Gerry Rafferty's classic Baker Street in Paisley.

Brian Wilson: Chance to follow Paisley pattern and back a local vision

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Kezia Dugdale made the parliamentary speech of her life, but are such attacks hitting home asks Joyce McMillan.

Joyce McMillan: UK divided between the young and the old

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Cyclists converged on four Pedal on Parliaments events across Scotland at the weekend. Picture: Brian Anderson

Alastair Dalton: Surprise cycling turnout could herald change

Opinion
As an international trading city, with a big Scottish diaspora, New York is a real target for Scottish business and Scottish entrepreneurs says Jim Duffy.

Jim Duffy: Cracking the code gives access to a new world of opportunity

Opinion
Food banks hand out more supplies than ever, says Ewan Gurr. Picture Sarah Peters.

Ewan Gurr: Food banks can fill a gap but more cash is needed

Opinion
PM is answering her critics with this election, says John Maguire. Picture: Rebecca Naden/PA Wire

John Maguire: Why all the faux outrage over election?

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Daryl Teague: We must act to avoid construction skills drain

Opinion

Catriona Morrice: Scotland could lead field in drive to cure type 1 diabetes

Opinion

Leader comment: Print still in rude health

Opinion
Brian Wilson said the US blockade on Cuba was a 'crazy' policy. Picture: Greg Macvean

Brian Wilson slams US as Cuba energy project launches

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Emmanuel Macron will contest the second round of French presidential voting on May 7. Picture: Thibault Camus/AP

French voters in Scotland look on as election battle heats up

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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

Johnson joins election fray with ‘Eton insults’

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Story of 92-year-old Serbian refugee to be told in animation

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Boris Johnson says British military could help US in Syria

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Kenny MacAskill: Despite Trump, the world still needs America to tackle big issues

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‘Prolific IS recruiter’ was killed with Scots jihadist by RAF drone

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Sir Chris Hoy tries out the 'ski-bike'. Picture: Twitter/@chrishoy

Sir Chris Hoy takes up ‘bike skiing’

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Three topiary heads created by Michael Kaplan in his garden. Picture: SWNS

Edinburgh man spends 2,000 hours sculpting ‘head’ hedges

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Couples aer spending almost 20 per cent less on engagement rings.

Amount spent on engagement ring plummets

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Catriona Morrice is Development Manager for JDRF in Scotland

Catriona Morrice: Scotland could lead field in drive to cure type 1 diabetes

Opinion
Banning off-sales promotions which encouraged people to bulk buy alcohol was a start, but the sheer availability of alcohol must be challenged and licensing boards must have better guidelines. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL.

Alison Douglas: More needs to be done to curb booze problem

Opinion
Voters in the Liberton/Gilmerton ward will be heading to the polls tomorrow (Thursday 20 June) to elect a councillor to sit on the City of Edinburgh Council.   The seat has become vacant following the death of Councillor Tom Buchanan who had represented the ward since 2007. Voters at  Liberton Kirk Halls Polling Station and Gilmerton Community Centre Pic Neil Hanna

Coming councils must put needs of social enterprises at the forefront

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Fiona McEwan carries the 2014 Commonwealth Games baton

Obituary: Fiona McEwan, accomplished sportswoman and Commonwealth Games official

Obituaries

Appreciation: Bill Copland, radiology specialist and retired Surgeon Captain in RNR

Obituaries
Brian Sunners, 84, of Lake Katrine, died Tuesday, April 18

Brian Sunners, capital graduate who emigrated to Canada

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Robert M Pirsig working on a motorcycle in 1975 (William Morrow via AP)

Obituary: Robert M Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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Still Game’s Ford Kiernan fined for Glasgow bar outburst

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Tom Hardy, as a witness described how the actor was seen apprehending a suspected moped thief. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Actor Tom Hardy catches moped thief after chasing him

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Sir Elton John has cancelled a series of shows in the US. Picture: Billy Benight/PA Wire

Sir Elton John suffering from “potentially deadly” infection

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Mark Millar’s journey from Glasgow to Gotham

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Girl band 
Bananarama
. Picture: contributed.

Bananarama are back - and will be touring all their hits

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