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No rift with Nicola Sturgeon, says Downing Street amid storm

Politics
The concession by the UK Government suggests that Britain could stay in the European single market for several years after its departure from the EU. Picture: AP/Geert Vanden Wijngaert

Michael Gove signals agreement on free movement during Brexit

General Election
Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale meets the party's new MPs following the general election in June. Labour made several gains at the expense of the SNP. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Scottish Labour ‘tacitly helped Tories increase vote share’

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

Whales compose songs to attract females, Scots scientists find

Tech

Keith Howell: Independence in the EU will catch Sturgeon out – people don’t want either

Opinion

Blair Logan pleads guilty to Milngavie house fire murder

Glasgow

Scots tourists caught up in Kos earthquake

World

Calls for Andy Murray to feature in Outlander

Lifestyle
The couple had been out celebrating hours before the attack. Picture; John Devlin

Milngavie fire: Victim had celebrated with friends hours before death

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

Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Politics 3
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 33
The Holyrood debating chamber will be clear of MSPs for the next month or so. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

What really happens during parliamentary recess?

News
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had held one on one meetings with meets Prime Minister Theresa May at Bute House (pictured) and Downing St. Picture; Steven Scott Taylor

No rift with Nicola Sturgeon, says Downing Street amid storm

Politics 277

Celtic to close Green Brigade standing section for 2 games

Glasgow 35

Tributes to ‘giant of Scots law’ Lord McCluskey

Politics 6

£1bn Edinburgh City Deal set to create 21,000 jobs

Politics 83

Baroness Hale to become first female president of Supreme Court

News
Some Scottish councils have sought to deter engine idling by fining offenders. Picture: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Alastair Dalton: Switch off campaign may be forlorn hope

Opinion 1
An MTR Express train. Picture: Contributed

Swedish rail firm names new train ‘Trainy McTrainface’

Odd
A huge crack is seen in the harbor after an earthquake in Kos on the island of Kos. Picture; AP

Scots tourists caught up in Kos earthquake

World

UK airports prepare for ‘busiest day in history’

Transport 7

Video: Terrifying moment Jet2 flight drops towards the sea

UK

M8 lanes to close for barrier work

Transport

Inverness rally deaths: Driver tells of moment car crashed

Transport
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 33
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 4
The Tamagotchi - Japanese for 'cute little egg' - was hugely popular in the Nineties. PIcture: TSPL

20 of the biggest Scottish school playground crazes

News 1
Laura Muir is likely to miss the 2018 Games. Picture; John Devlin

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

Athletics 2
Students walk past a mural in John Street, Glasgow. The city has been found to be the least-affordable for students in the UK. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

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

Parents fork out for four figure back-to-school bill

Promoted content

Cladding ‘used on Grenfell Tower’ found on 44 Scottish schools

Politics 35
Drivers urged to ask if their journey is really necessary

Don’t be ‘silent assassins’ drivers urged

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

Whales compose songs to attract females, Scots scientists find

Tech
Birch trees at Lake Lagarfljot, near Egilsstaoir, Iceland. Picture: Olaf Kruger.

Eleanor M Harris: Ecological green shoots grow in desert Iceland

Opinion

Andy Summers: Building understanding of architecture’s importance

Opinion

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

Environment 3

Plastic trash tops 6bn tonnes – and rising

Environment
Maintaining independence and dignity is the key to a happy old age

Vat free help for mobility items

Promoted content
More than one in six heavy drinkers who took part in study died within 30 months.

Cheap alcohol causing Scots drinkers to die aged 51

News 42
The Switch Off and Breathe campaign is hoping to influence the way we drive

Air pollution ‘kills 2500 Scots a year’

Promoted content
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’

News
The family of Charlie Gard are facing another legal battle. Picture; PA

Charlie Gard: Parents preparing for latest legal fight

UK
For many people a cup of coffee in the morning is needed to galvanise them into action and give them enough oomph to start the day.

Jim Duffy: Cut a bit of slack for those who need a kick-start

Opinion

9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

UK 1

Senator John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

World

Healthy eating and exercise ‘cut chances of needing Caesarean’

Health

Kevan Christie: Outdated technology is slowing down eHealth drive

Opinion

UK

Andre Spicer's daughter burst into tears upon being approached by officials. Picture: Andre Spicer/PA Wire

Dad slams council after daughter, 5, fined for lemonade stall

UK
Pudsey shot to fame on BGT.

Britain’s Got Talent star Pudsey the dog dies

UK
Unilever, owner of the Marmite brand, served up a 27% rise in profits. Picture: Contributed

Marmite maker overcomes ‘volatile’ markets with profit hike

Companies

Sun shines for retailers as clothing sales heat up

Retail

Scottish Gas owner pays £1.1m for 12,000 missed appointments

Retail 2

Six terror plots foiled in UK in last four months

UK

Revealed: The top 25 social media ‘sins’

News
Scott-Moncrieff partner Gareth Magee. Picture: Contributed

Gareth Magee: Small firms show strength amid uncertainty

Management
Paul Noble says anyone who has benefited from an EBT 'should take appropriate advice on their affairs'. Picture: Contributed

Paul Noble: Putting Employee Benefit Trusts in the spotlight

Law 1
Some Scottish councils have sought to deter engine idling by fining offenders. Picture: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

Alastair Dalton: Switch off campaign may be forlorn hope

Opinion 1
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
Nicola Sturgeon finds herself in a predicament, says Keith Howell. Picture: SWNS.

Keith Howell: Independence in the EU will catch Sturgeon out – people don’t want either

Opinion
Is Chris Evans worth four times as much as Claudia Winkleman? Picture: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Deborah Miller: BBC salaries shine spotlight on gender pay

Law

Brian Wilson: The challenge is not to stop Brexit but to shape it

Opinion 27

Jamie Davidson: Perfect storm for Scots property borrowers

Financial 1

Tom Peterkin: The BBC must tackle unequal pay

Opinion

Eleanor M Harris: Ecological green shoots grow in desert Iceland

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

Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Politics 3
Workers bring a casket to the Dali Theatre Museum in Figueres.

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

World
An MTR Express train. Picture: Contributed

Swedish rail firm names new train ‘Trainy McTrainface’

Odd
Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson appears via video for his parole hearing today

OJ Simpson to be freed from prison after winning parole

News 3

Scots tourists caught up in Kos earthquake

World

Minneapolis shooting ‘should not have happened’

World

Earthquake kills two on Greek Island of Kos

News

Chester Bennington, Linkin Park singer, dies at 41

Celebrity 1

Odd

An MTR Express train. Picture: Contributed

Swedish rail firm names new train ‘Trainy McTrainface’

Odd
Would you like to see Andy Murray in Outlander?

Calls for Andy Murray to feature in Outlander

Lifestyle
A screenshot from the video

Video of ‘UFO’ flying over Glasgow shared online

Odd 5
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’

News
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 2
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
George A Romero at an event in 2016 (Photo by Lars Niki/Getty Images for Museum of Modern Art, Department of Film)

Obituary: George A Romero, film-maker who brought social commentary to the horror genre

Obituaries
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

Celebrity 3
Martin Landau, the Oscar-winning actor, has died at the age of 89. Picture: Getty Images

Martin Landau, Oscar-winning actor, dies at 89

Celebrity
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

Celebrity
Ewan McGregor as Emmit Stussy in a scene from Fargo.  Picture: Chris Large/FX via AP

McGregor and Cumberbatch compete for top Emmy awards

Celebrity 4