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Court orders independence campers to leave Scottish Parliament

News 59
Launch of the 20mph zones in Edinburgh city centre. 20mph mascot The Reducer.

20mph zones to come into effect across Edinburgh

News 50
George Square in Glasgow, between 1890 and 1900. Picture: Wiki Commons

16 amazing colourised images of Scotland in the 1890s

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Job offer falls through for Brain family. Picture: PA

Highland deportation family ‘praying for miracle’

News 13

Vikings were buried with board games on Orkney

News

Senior judge Lady Smith named new head of child abuse inquiry

News

Edinburgh Festival offers refunds before ‘extreme’ opera opens

Lifestyle 7
Ostriches are on the loose in Ayrshire village of Patna. Picture: Michael Urban/AFP/Getty Images

Family of ostriches ‘on the loose in East Ayrshire’

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John Hinckley will be allowed to live full-time in Virginia.  Picture: AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Ronald Reagan’s would-be assassin can leave psychiatric hospital

World
Deputy First Minister John Swinney announced the Right Honourable Lady Smith will fill the vacancy at the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry. Picture: contributed

Senior judge Lady Smith named new head of child abuse inquiry

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Mr Barnier, 65, always insisted the fears about his role in regulating the City were unfair and unjust. Picture: Getty

Ex-French minister Michel Barnier cast a long shadow in the City

UK
Picture:  Greg Macvean

Court orders independence campers to leave Scottish Parliament

News 59
Only with the demolition of Cockenzie Power Station was an interim climate change target finally achieved. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scott Macnab: New laws don’t drive social change

Opinion 10
Scottish Labour's Brexit action plan outlines the steps the party feels the Scottish Government should take. Picture: Contributed

Brexit action plan published by Scottish Labour

News 27
A boy stands in front of French flags and messages after a priest was killed in Normandy by Islamic State. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Leaders: Consequence of terrorism must not be IS victory

Opinion 14

Judge orders Home Secretary to re-think Muslim asylum claims

UK 13

Energy chiefs seek action on major off-shore wind farm

Politics 24

Court battle to keep Jeremy Corbyn off leadership ballot opens

Politics 11

Alison Payne: Single police force needn’t be centralised

Opinion 5
The train was evacuated just south of York station. File picture: Contributed

East Coast train evacuated after fire breaks out in engine

Transport
The number of children reported to have gone on to railway lines in the summer has jumped by 18 per cent between 2013 and 2015. Picture: TSPL

Young Scots warned against playing on rail tracks

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

Edinburgh trams increase rush hour services

News 45
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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Tickets not being checked aboard ScotRail trains on strike days

Transport 9

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 2

Dover queue fears raised with French ‘days ago’

Transport 4
Ensuring the pupils developed a viable business model were the Academys expert mentors including Ashley Baxter from Insurance by Jack and Mallzees Cally Russell (Pictured). Picture: TSPL

‘Mallzee for make-up’ comes top in teen pitching competition

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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 11
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 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
Ostriches are on the loose in Ayrshire village of Patna. Picture: Michael Urban/AFP/Getty Images

Family of ostriches ‘on the loose in East Ayrshire’

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The Seven Lochs Wetlands Project has received a �4.5million funding boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Picture:  GCV Green Network

Plans for Scotland’s largest nature park wins £4.5m boost

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Funding boost aims to increase golden eagle numbers in Scotland. Picture: Jane Barlow/TSPL

Major £1m funding boost for South of Scotland eagle project

News 2
The ringed guillemot was found on the Isle of Canna. Picture: Contributed

UK’s oldest seabird found on Hebridean island of Canna

UK 3

Energy chiefs seek action on major off-shore wind farm

Politics 24

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

News 13

Amazing images reveal snow tunnels on Ben Nevis

News 1
Breakthrough made in motor neurone research. Picture: PA

Genetic breakthrough made in neurological disorder research

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Riekie - who desperately needs a bone marrow transplant - with her two young children. Picture: Contributed

Scots mum helps fundraise life-saving op for best friend

Charities
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

News 3
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 7
GPs are prescribing more children in Scotland with anti-depressant pills. Picture: Getty Images

Hundreds more Scots children prescribed anti-depressant pills

News 27
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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Single gene could help to predict breast cancer risk

News

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

Tech 1

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

News 7

Alcohol linked to seven types of cancer

UK 3
The train was evacuated just south of York station. File picture: Contributed

East Coast train evacuated after fire breaks out in engine

Transport
Mr Barnier, 65, always insisted the fears about his role in regulating the City were unfair and unjust. Picture: Getty

Ex-French minister Michel Barnier cast a long shadow in the City

UK
The ringed guillemot was found on the Isle of Canna. Picture: Contributed

UK’s oldest seabird found on Hebridean island of Canna

UK 3
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has been ordered to reconsider granting asylum to an Ahmadiyya Muslim family. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Judge orders Home Secretary to re-think Muslim asylum claims

UK 13

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

Film 1

Court battle to keep Jeremy Corbyn off leadership ballot opens

Politics 11

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

Politics 18

Theatre Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Theatre 1
John Hinckley will be allowed to live full-time in Virginia.  Picture: AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Ronald Reagan’s would-be assassin can leave psychiatric hospital

World
Breakthrough made in motor neurone research. Picture: PA

Genetic breakthrough made in neurological disorder research

News
A boy stands in front of French flags and messages after a priest was killed in Normandy by Islamic State. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Leaders: Consequence of terrorism must not be IS victory

Opinion 14
Ostriches are on the loose in Ayrshire village of Patna. Picture: Michael Urban/AFP/Getty Images

Family of ostriches ‘on the loose in East Ayrshire’

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Edinburgh Zoo. Picture; Neil Hanna

Edinburgh Zoo named in top ten places to find rare Pokemon

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

Man issued railcard with Chewin’ the Fat character’s photo on it

News

Grassmarket residents offered Trainspotting “bin-ballot”

Film 8

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

Tech 2

Tesco workers brawl with shopper in veg aisle

News 2

New Zealand announces plan to wipe out rodents by 2050

World 3
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

News 1
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

News 4
Edinburgh Airport. Picture: Contributed

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

Opinion 2
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 1
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 Macnab: New laws don’t drive social change

Opinion 10
A boy stands in front of French flags and messages after a priest was killed in Normandy by Islamic State. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Leaders: Consequence of terrorism must not be IS victory

Opinion 14
Police Scotland need not be a centralised force. Picture: John Devlin

Alison Payne: Single police force needn’t be centralised

Opinion 5
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 5
Edinburgh Airport. Picture: Contributed

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

Opinion 2
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 20

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

Opinion 44

Ilona Amos: Carbon capture best hope of combating climate change

Environment 9

Russell Imrie: Wait over for real-time passenger information

Opinion 1

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

Opinion 1