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Scottish Government under pressure to set out police numbers

Politics 5
The Party leader spoke with young Scottish Labour activists at the Edinburgh Festival. Picture: SWNS

Jeremy Corbyn vows to reverse cuts and boost arts funding

UK 1
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Scotland has taken largest share of Syrian refugees

Politics 11
Cutting air passenger duty could make direct flights between Scotland and China an economic possibility, argue campaigners. Picture: David Moir

Scotland air link to China by 2021 if air passenger duty cut

Transport 3

Little evidence UK economy hit by Brexit says report

Politics 1

Jane Bradley: Regulation is needed for tutors

Opinion
Smokers are being sought for a health study on the effects of vaping. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Smokers sought for study on safety of e-cigarettes

News
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and leadership candidate Owen Smith in Glasgow for a hustings debate. Picture: John Devlin

Leaders: Labour fighting against the tide benefits no-one

Opinion 1
Officers are working harder than ever, says Police Federation. Picture: John Devlin

Scottish Government under pressure to set out police numbers

Politics 5
Business investment appeared to show no impact from Brexit uncertainty. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Little evidence UK economy hit by Brexit says report

Politics 1
The Party leader spoke with young Scottish Labour activists at the Edinburgh Festival. Picture: SWNS

Jeremy Corbyn vows to reverse cuts and boost arts funding

UK 1
Jeremy Corbyn manages a smile in Edinburgh this week  Labour voters seeking an election win are not so happy. Picture: SWNS

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Corbynistas are content with failure

Opinion 2
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Scotland has taken largest share of Syrian refugees

Politics 11
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Man puts Saltire protest stickers on Tesco strawberries

News 81

Hillary Clinton hits out at Nigel Farage after Trump rally

World 9

Alan Cumming ‘cures’ Nicola Sturgeon’s fear of dogs

News 69

Labour say “tide has turned” after Fife by-election win

News 157

Jim Duffy: Scottish Enterprise no longer fit for purpose

Opinion 19
Launch of School Streets at Colinton Primary School last September. Photo:Julie Bull

Edinburgh schools traffic ban prompts more pupils to walk to class

Kyle Falconer is to face accusations of  being threatening or abusive on a flight when he appears in court next week. Picture: Neil Doig

The View singer ‘shouted homophobic abuse at cabin crew’

Music
The Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme will enable faster-accelerating and longer electric trains to run between the cities. Photo: Network Rail

ScotRail passengers to face five more months of disruption

Transport 7

Further rail disruption during Edinburgh-Glasgow rail upgrade

News 7

New access road to ease chronic congestion at Edinburgh airport

Transport 17

Alastair Dalton: Plans for steam services have hit the buffers

Opinion 5

Woman, 89, hit by car in Ellon dies in hospital

News
Under current rules private tutors are not required to undergo any background checks before offering lessons to young people. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Jane Bradley: Regulation is needed for tutors

Opinion
Converge Challenge director Olga Kozlova, centre, with Rebecca Pick of Strathclyde University and Edinburgh University's Richard Walker. Picture: Lesley Martin

Shortlist revealed for student entrepreneurs contest

Companies 3
The biggest reductions have been seen amongst women and mature students. Picture: Toby Williams

Number of students falls dramatically under new college setup

Education 17
A virtual classroom. Picture: Fleep Tuque

Ambitious virtual Gaelic school wins £700,000 boost

News 8
Pupils hoping to get into high-performing Catholic schools in East Renfrewshire may have to provide baptismal certificates. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Demand for Catholic school places prompts ‘baptism checks’

Education 60

£33m sports facility at Strathclyde University given green light

News 2
The move has been launched to make children better equipped to cope when someone they know dies. Picture: TSPL

Death and bereavement on primary schools’ timetable

News

Exclusive: Judy Murray fears for her tennis legacy

Tennis 18

Switch Pokémon for Plato to boost brain says expert

News 1

Perthshire schools without maximum pupils could be closed down

Education 16

Nicola Sturgeon launches new children’s reading challenge

News 25
Harbour seal populations on the east coast are struggling but are on the rise further west. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Census shows mixed fortunes for declining harbour seal colonies

Environment
The Scottish wildcat is endangered. Picture: Contributed

Scottish wildcat breeding centre opened to save Highland cats

Environment 1
The intake weir at Scotland's latest hydro scheme. Picture: Contributed

New £12m hydro scheme opens in the Highlands

News 5

Grounded oil rig in Western Isles refloated

News 1

Ilona Amos: Holyrood and Westminster must work together on energy

Opinion 20

Cairn Energy accused of failing to disclose environmental risks

Environment 7

Best-known Scots butterflies struggling after two wet summers

Environment 7
Smokers are being sought for a health study on the effects of vaping. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Smokers sought for study on safety of e-cigarettes

News
A simple ingredient used in cheap paint could help to repair broken bones, Scottish scientists say.

Cheap paint ingredient paves way to repairing broken bones

News
Barbara Hazzard, from Blackburn, who was left by hospital staff to walk home alone at 3am. Pictures SWNS

OAP forced to walk home from hospital at 3am in dressing gown and slippers

News 107
How much coffee we drink, and how much the caffeine affects us, may be down to genetic differences, the study has found. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Scientists identify gene that cuts coffee urges

News
Global superbug response needs $5bn each year, experts predict.

Scots experts say £4bn fund needed to tackle superbugs

News
Study finds feedback to GPs reduces harm caused by side effects of drugs. Picture: Contributed

GP feedback could reduce ‘high risk’ prescribing

News 3
Drunken attacks on emergency services staff are no longer a weekend phenomenon'. Picture: Greg Macvean

Third of emergency service staff victims of drunken violence

News 5

Lizzy Buchan: Women should not be afraid to discuss HRT

Opinion

Ex-Dundee United striker Jordan Moore fronts cancer campaign

Charities

Vitamin D ‘linked’ to learning disabilities, Scots scientists say

News

Scots golfers warned of increased skin cancer risk

News 1
Jimmy Choo said the weaker pound would help boost sales and profits. Picture: Robert Perry

Pound’s fall to put some steam behind Jimmy Choo

Retail
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and leadership candidate Owen Smith in Glasgow for a hustings debate. Picture: John Devlin

Leaders: Labour fighting against the tide benefits no-one

Opinion 1
The Party leader spoke with young Scottish Labour activists at the Edinburgh Festival. Picture: SWNS

Jeremy Corbyn vows to reverse cuts and boost arts funding

UK 1

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Corbynistas are content with failure

Opinion 2

Scotland has taken largest share of Syrian refugees

Politics 11

Jeremy Corbyn’s backing for Remain cast in doubt by Smith

UK 68

Polish migrants overtake Indians as most common overseas nationality in the UK

UK 5
Cutting air passenger duty could make direct flights between Scotland and China an economic possibility, argue campaigners. Picture: David Moir

Scotland air link to China by 2021 if air passenger duty cut

Transport 3

Tributes paid to three Brits killed in Italian quake

News
People march in the southern French city of Port-Leucate to protest against the municipal ban forbidding the wearing of Burkinis.
Picture: Getty Images

Controversial ‘burkini’ ban suspended by French court

World
Czech tourist Pavlina Pizova,  whose partner fell to his death, survived a harrowing month in the frozen New Zealand wilderness before being rescued.
Picture: James Allan/New Zealand Herald via AP

Hiker describes 30 day wilderness ordeal after partner dies

World
Newlands was jailed at the High Court in Glasgow. File picture: John Devlin

Judge says ‘LOL’ as he jails man over Facebook boast

Glasgow 1
Scots actor Alan Cummin. Picture: Contributed

Alan Cumming ‘cures’ Nicola Sturgeon’s fear of dogs

News 69

Is this one of the best hat-tricks of all time?

News 6

Thieves steal 230 ducks from Aberdeenshire farm

News 4

Millionaire fined for racist rants in bar of Gleneagles Hotel

News 12

Tesco removes Saltire from fruit after English complaints

Odd 192

Where would Scotland have finished in Olympic medal table?

News 21
Comedian Frankie Boyle has criticised 'risk averse' TV comedy in the UK. Picture: Robert Perry

Frankie Boyle warns ‘risk averse’ TV comedy becoming ‘stale’

TV & Radio 13
Former X-Factor contestant Wagner. Picture: Contributed

Scots joker dupes X-Factor star Wagner

News
Sean Connery in From Russia With Love - his favourite Bond film. Picture: Kobal Collection

23 facts you didn’t know about Sir Sean Connery

News 11
Paralympics presenter and Breaking Bad actor RJ Mitte Picture: Steve Paston/PA Wire

Breaking Bad star RJ Mitte calls for more disabled people on screen

News
The rapid acceleration of UK tax on tobacco has driven consumers to find cheaper sources of tobacco. Picture: John Devlin

Giles Roca: Cigarette taxation must be stubbed out without delay

Opinion 2
Anne (right) and her niece Karen. Picture: Contributed

Anne and Karen’s story reveals what is done by Birthlink

Opinion
Plantations like Stridingarches Byre at Locharbrigg are restricted to 75 per cent or even 65 per cent of a single productive species. Picture: Contributed

Andrew Heald: Sustainability is seeing the wood for the trees

Opinion 4
A scene from the Long Good Friday, a film produced by Barry Hanson. Picture: Kobal Collection

Obituary: Barry Hanson, British film producer

Obituaries
George Fraser, Burma veteran and licensed grocer. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: George Fraser MBE TD, soldier and licensed grocer

Obituaries
Brian Rix, actor and disability campaigner. Picture: Getty Images

Obituary: Lord Brian Rix, actor and disability campaigner

Obituaries
Liz Drummond, former head of the Scottish Office press office. Picture: TSPL

Appreciation: Liz Drummond, former Scottish Office director of information

Obituaries
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and leadership candidate Owen Smith in Glasgow for a hustings debate. Picture: John Devlin

Leaders: Labour fighting against the tide benefits no-one

Opinion 1
Under current rules private tutors are not required to undergo any background checks before offering lessons to young people. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Jane Bradley: Regulation is needed for tutors

Opinion
Tesco removed the Saltire from Scottish strawberries in England. Picture: TSPL

Stephen Jardine: Scottish produce is in demand overseas

Opinion
Jeremy Corbyn manages a smile in Edinburgh this week  Labour voters seeking an election win are not so happy. Picture: SWNS

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Corbynistas are content with failure

Opinion 2
Start-ups can only benefit from business support but how that is implemented defines just how useful that support will be. Picture: John Devlin

Jim Duffy: Scottish Enterprise no longer fit for purpose

Opinion 19
Nicola Sturgeon promised a second oil boom. Picture; Getty

Ian Murray: GERS statistics a reality check on independence

Opinion 76
Security has been high on the post-Brexit agenda for Police Scotland. Picture: John Devlin

Leaders: Police Scotland steps up to mark on Brexit security

Opinion 3

Giles Roca: Cigarette taxation must be stubbed out without delay

Opinion 2

Anne and Karen’s story reveals what is done by Birthlink

Opinion

Joyce McMillan: Burkini ban is a symptom of failure

Opinion 31

Alastair Dalton: Plans for steam services have hit the buffers

Opinion 5