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Ruth Davidson fights back over online homophobic abuse

Politics
The Singing Butler, by artist Jack Vettriano. Picture: PA

Scottish painting voted one of Britain’s most popular works

Lifestyle
John Mason MSP urged to apologise for remarks made about police merger.

John Mason under fire for ‘distasteful’ police merger remarks

Politics
Nicola Sturgeon has postponed a vote on Indyref2

Tories accuse Nicola Sturgeon of ‘not getting on with the day job’

Politics

Alex Salmond rules out joining House of Lords

Politics

Judge to decide where Charlie Gard should spend his last days

UK

9 out of 10 passengers satisfied with ScotRail, finds report

Transport

Man jailed for vicious acid attack on Scottish journalist

News
The trade in stolen identity information is being fuelled by the dark web. Picture: Concept

Hackers trade 100,000 items of online ID from Edinburgh

News

Aidan Smith: How a sarky Scot and a Fettes girl made Love Island a hit

Aidan Smith
Ruth Davidson (right) with Sarah Smith, BBC Scotland Editor during a Q&A session. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Ruth Davidson fights back over online homophobic abuse

Politics 6
Kezia Dugdale has fought her corner but last week faced accusations she held back the UK effort. Picture: Neil Hanna

Scott Macnab: Kezia Dugdale fights for ‘Scottish’ voice

Opinion
Nicola Sturgeon has postponed a vote on Indyref2

Tories accuse Nicola Sturgeon of ‘not getting on with the day job’

Politics 196
John Mason MSP urged to apologise for remarks made about police merger.

John Mason under fire for ‘distasteful’ police merger remarks

Politics 8
Members of the House of Lords are often political appointees. Picture: Alastair Grant/AFP/GettyImages

Tim Flinn: We don’t need dead wood in the Lords – let’s have the brightest and best instead

Opinion 1
Catalonian pro-independence suupporters at a rally. Picture: Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images

Alex Orr: Nationalists are ready for indyref2 – no, not that one

Opinion

More crisis grants handed out to cover food and heating

Politics

Scottish Government’s incentive scheme to keep trainee doctors

UK

Donald Trump talks ‘very big and exciting’ trade deal post-Brexit

Politics 1

Ayesha Hazarika: Corbyn goes On The Road – let’s hope there’s no car crash on Brexit

Opinion
Passengers have given ScotRail a record-equalling 90 per cent satisfaction rating.

Leader comment: ScotRail must prove its trains are on a roll

Opinion
The report's findings indicate a significant improvement in customer satisfaction for ScotRail. Picture: Lisa Ferguson 08/03/2017

Scotrail train

9 out of 10 passengers satisfied with ScotRail, finds report

Transport 28
The incident happened at Foreland, in Ballantrae. Picture: Google Maps

Burning pick-up truck crashed into house in ‘deliberate act’

Ayr

Ryanair warns of Brexit threat to flights as profits soar

News 25

Controversial anti-teen Mosquito device installed at Hamilton station

Hamilton 10

Row over ticket refunds after Scotland’s National Airshow washout

Edinburgh 16

Doubling fines for botched roadworks to £100,000 proposed

Transport 10
Get kitted out early and earn cashback too!

Back to school money saving hacks revealed

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney plays with David Mckay and Library outreach worker Alison Nolan as he takes part in in a workshop at Newark Primary School, Port Glasgow. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Scottish schools in poorest areas to get £45m

Education 5
Nicola Sturgeons reading challenge has been taken up by about 75 per cent of schools in its first year. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Reading standards in Scotland falling behind UK, study warns

Politics 81

Leader comment: Follow through needed on school reforms

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 25
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

SNP ‘failing to learn from Edinburgh schools scandal’

Politics 14

First-class degrees on the increase at Scottish universities

Education 7

20 of the biggest Scottish school playground crazes

News 3

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

Athletics 2
Advert for Go Vegan World which has been cleared by the regulator following complaints from members of the dairy industry that it was inaccurate and misleading. Picture: ASA/PA Wire

Watchdog allows controversial ‘milk is inhumane’ advert

News
Drivers urged to ask if their journey is really necessary

Killer fumes blamed for road deaths

Promoted content
Plans to save the capercaillie in Scotland.

Mission to save the capercaillie with 1,114 left in Scotland

Environment
Kyara was the final killer whale born under Seaworld and died at 3 months old. Picture; AP

Last killer whale born at Seaworld dies

World

Ilona Amos: We have global connectivity but we’re losing touch with nature

Opinion 1

Fox pressed on chlorinated chicken amid US trade deal talks

UK 42

Turbines for first floating wind farm head to Scotland

Environment 8
Regenerative medicines could revolutionise treatments. Picture: Getty Images

Dr Luis-Francisco Acevedo-Hueso: Scotland could lead world in stem cell technology

Opinion
The Scottish Government are making plans to try and keep docotrs.

Scottish Government’s incentive scheme to keep trainee doctors

UK
Drivers urged to ask if their journey is really necessary

Killer fumes blamed for road deaths

Promoted content
The Switch Off and Breathe campaign is hoping to influence the way we drive

Ditch the diesel and cash in, firms urged

Promoted content
It should be considered a major public health problem.," says professor

Is your car to blame for your child’s asthma?

Promoted content
Chris Gard (L) reads out a statement while Charlie's mother Connie Yates (R) looks on. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Charlie Gard’s parents end legal battle over treatment

UK

Leader comment: Hospital closures must not increase risk to the vulnerable

Opinion 1

Hospitals and NHS Scotland facilities ‘may need to be axed’

Politics 28

Leader comment: Tragic case of Charlie Gard

Opinion

Minimum alcohol pricing on its way ‘as soon as practicable’

Politics 43

UK

Dominos has launched voice ordering through Amazons Alexa. Picture: Mikael Buck/Dominos

Domino’s to let customers order pizza with Amazon Echo

Retail
Members of the House of Lords are often political appointees. Picture: Alastair Grant/AFP/GettyImages

Tim Flinn: We don’t need dead wood in the Lords – let’s have the brightest and best instead

Opinion 1
The Scottish Government are making plans to try and keep docotrs.

Scottish Government’s incentive scheme to keep trainee doctors

UK
Analysts said acquiring B&M would give Asda access to a network of high street stores. Picture: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Grocery giant Asda plays down B&M takeover speculation

Retail 1

TSB rises to the challenge with business banking role

Financial

‘Shrinkflation’ fuels rise in cost of sweet treats

Business 8

Charlie Gard’s parents end legal battle over treatment

UK

Professor Hugh Pennington: Inquiries can blame but they’re not courts

Opinion
Goals now has a partner with 'deep pockets and serious marketing cachet', says Martin Flanagan. Picture: Contributed

Martin Flanagan: Goals may have stuck one in the top corner

Media & Leisure
Kezia Dugdale has fought her corner but last week faced accusations she held back the UK effort. Picture: Neil Hanna

Scott Macnab: Kezia Dugdale fights for ‘Scottish’ voice

Opinion
Passengers have given ScotRail a record-equalling 90 per cent satisfaction rating.

Leader comment: ScotRail must prove its trains are on a roll

Opinion
Scottish Labour Party Kezia Dugdale MSP photographed at the Scottish Parliament (Picture: Andrew O'Brien)

Kezia Dugdale: City Deal will change lives across Scotland

Opinion 5
Members of the House of Lords are often political appointees. Picture: Alastair Grant/AFP/GettyImages

Tim Flinn: We don’t need dead wood in the Lords – let’s have the brightest and best instead

Opinion 1
Regenerative medicines could revolutionise treatments. Picture: Getty Images

Dr Luis-Francisco Acevedo-Hueso: Scotland could lead world in stem cell technology

Opinion
Catalonian pro-independence suupporters at a rally. Picture: Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images

Alex Orr: Nationalists are ready for indyref2 – no, not that one

Opinion

Dr Gordon Macdonald: Legislate to beat the human traffickers

Opinion

Madeleine Kearns: Now abortion is devolved, let’s hear what Scots want

Opinion

Ayesha Hazarika: Corbyn goes On The Road – let’s hope there’s no car crash on Brexit

Opinion

Chris Marshall: Police failure to respond to call sets another alarm bell ringing

Opinion
Palestinians pray as Israeli border police officers stand guard at the Lion's Gate in Jerusalem's Old City. Picture: AP Photo/Oded Balilty

Metal detectors at Jerusalem shrine removed amid tension

World
Kyara was the final killer whale born under Seaworld and died at 3 months old. Picture; AP

Last killer whale born at Seaworld dies

World
Senator Matthew Canavan was forced to quite. Picture: YouTube

Australian minister quits after mother tells him he might be Italian

World

Man hunted after chainsaw rampage at insurer’s office

News

Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum wins refurbishment funding

News

5 injured in ‘chainsaw attack’ in Swiss city of Schaffhausen

World

David Walsh: Why ‘dark tourism’ is essential

Opinion 2

Odd

A 'Find my Bucky' app is top of mobile downloads.

‘Find My Bucky’ tops mobile downloads

News
A Christmas tree has been put up in a pub in Bristol.

Pub puts up Britain’s first Christmas tree - in July

Odd
Tourists taking a picture of themselves beside a picture of Edinburgh Castle when they were standing in front of the real thing spotted by Andy Glidden. Picture; SWNS

Tourists shun Edinburgh Castle for photo with shop advert

News
Boris Johnson, left, performs a traditional Maori greeting with New Zealand's Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy. Picture: AP

Boris Johnson compares Maori greeting to ‘Glasgow kiss’

Politics 14

Dr Gordon Macdonald: Legislate to beat the human traffickers

Opinion
Madeleine Kearns, guest writer for the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics

Madeleine Kearns: Now abortion is devolved, let’s hear what Scots want

Opinion
Lauren Brown, Developing the Young Workforce West Lothian.

Lauren Brown: Apprentices face new challenges for business thanks to government Levy

Opinion
David Laing, footballer turned journalist

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

Obituaries 1
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

James Bond to return to screens in November 2019

Film
Sara Cox. Picture: file image

Sara Cox stalker who hoarded child porn is jailed

UK
New Time Lord Jodie Whittaker. Picture: PA

Dr Who producer Steven Moffat blasts Jodie Whittaker critics

Celebrity 2
William and Harry dressed as policemen. Picture: PA

Princess Diana loved dressing princes in ‘bizarre costumes’

UK
A personal photo album of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, shows the princess and Prince Harry on holiday and features in the new ITV documentary 'Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy'

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

UK