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Police taskforce for Aberdeen v Rangers trouble

News 8
Alex Neil says Scotland could achieve 'neo-independence'. Picture: Michael Gillen

Alex Neil: Scotland could achieve ‘neo-independence’ without referendum

Politics 223
Ian Murray has warned that failure to give Scottish Labour greater autonomy could see it shut down. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Ian Murray: Scottish Labour could “shut down”

News 10
Theresa May said Brexit offered an exciting chance for Scotland to forge a new role in the world. Picture: Getty

Brexit will enhance Scotland’s status insists Theresa May

Politics 68

Turnberry golf resort set for ‘Trump Tower’

Ayr 1

Bin lorry driver on trial following ‘fatal manoeuvre’

News

Virgin East Coast staff to stage 24 hour strike

News 10

Bid to put Royal Yacht Britannia back to sea as Brexit ambassador is slammed

News 26
A former headteacher drank eight glasses of wine on a school trip.

Drunk Arbroath High head ‘had improper contact’ with pupils

News 4
A bid has been launched to send Britannia back to sea. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Bid to put Royal Yacht Britannia back to sea as Brexit ambassador is slammed

News 26
Ian Murray has warned that failure to give Scottish Labour greater autonomy could see it shut down. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Ian Murray: Scottish Labour could “shut down”

News 10
Barry Gardiner

Labour government ‘would ban fracking’ in UK

Politics 16
Donald Trump is known for his controversial stance on many issues. Picture: AP

Five of the most controversial Donald Trump quotes

Politics 6
Theresa May said Brexit offered an exciting chance for Scotland to forge a new role in the world. Picture: Getty

Brexit will enhance Scotland’s status insists Theresa May

Politics 68
Alex Neil says Scotland could achieve 'neo-independence'. Picture: Michael Gillen

Alex Neil: Scotland could achieve ‘neo-independence’ without referendum

Politics 223
John McDonnell. Picture: BBC

Labour unveil plans for national investment bank

UK 3

US shale gas shipment to arrive in Scotland as fracking debate rages

Energy 8

McDonnell: Labour will cover Brexit cash shortfall

Politics 4

Leader comment: Damning indictment of politicians in EU campaign

Opinion 23
David Gorniak (left) with Ruaridh Hanna. Picture: submitted

Stranded Scottish sea cadets set to come ashore

News
The strike action will impact on Virgin Trains East Coast services on 3 October. Picture: Jon Savage

Virgin East Coast staff to stage 24 hour strike

News 10
The M9 is Scotland's slowest motorway. Picture: Michael Gillen

M9 is Scotland’s slowest motorway with average speed of 26mph

Transport 11
The MV Hebrides. Picture: TSPL

Divers to begin inspection of harbour crash ferry

News 10

Scotland’s most affordable commuter towns revealed

Business

Giant yellow duck makes bid for freedom

News 4

Scotland’s most affordable commuter towns revealed

News 3

Forth Bridge closure ‘changes commute forever’

Transport 20
The job ad specifically requests candidates with a good knowledge and understanding of literacy. Picture (posed by model): TSPL

Spelling error in Scots council’s job ad for English teacher

Ayr 10
St Andrews University. Picture: submitted

St Andrews University ‘best in UK for teaching quality’

Education 2
A war memorial is unveiled in Edinburgh. Photograph: Lisa Ferguson

Edinburgh University’s Scotland’s War project to be axed

Education 15
Tavish Scott says more than 4,000 teachers have been lost on the SNPs watch.

Scottish schools start new term hundreds of teachers short

Education 22
John Swinney said he was delighted the Government could provide further funding.

Thousands of kids to receive Gaelic lessons after Government grant

Education 123
Susanne Mitschke, chief executive of MindMate, which shared the top Converge Challenge prize with MicroSense. Picture: Lesley Martin

Converge Challenge unveils winning university start-ups

Tech 1

Scottish students stranded in South China Sea

News

Swinney axes unit assessments to ease teacher workloads

Education 31

Technology to be placed at centre of Scottish classroooms

News 11

Oil tycoon Sir Ian Wood pumps £70m into charitable causes

News 13
The buzzard was rescued after it was found hanging upside down from a tree on a fishing line in Aberdeen. 
Picture:  Scottish SPCA/PA

Fishing line caught Buzzard rescued from tree

Environment
Emily Plant, 17, made the news this week... but do you know why? Picture: SWNS

The Scotsman weekly news quiz, 23/9/2016

Politics

Scotland could host every other Olympics in future

News 8

Greenpeace hails overturning of ban on anti-fracking ad

Environment 1
Andy Tetsill did the Pedal for Scotland in memory of his son Craig

Dad who was cleared of son’s death does cycle in his memory

News
Scotmit are supporting the breakfast club at St Catherines RC Primary School in Gracemount , Edinburgh. Picture: Contributed

Scotmid helps Edinburgh kids to tuck into healthy breakfast

News
Calum Ferguson at the beach on his rehab cycling machine. Picture: Contributed

Dunblane MND sufferer raises £100,000 for charity

News
Helen Fowler updates her blog with daughter. Picture: Julie Bull

Helen Fowler: My struggle swimming on a loch with MS

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GPs should offer teleheath options for at least one long term condition, experts urged. Picture: Contributed

Scottish GPs urged to offer digital check-ups

News 2
We have to get out of our bad eating habits if we want to improve our health.

Stephen Jardine: Scots are blessed by great produce but cursed by bad diet

Opinion 1

Leader comment: Virtual check-ups a boon for NHS and patients

Opinion

Brian Wilson: Glibness ill becomes the First Minister

Opinion 48

Is Scotland still the ‘sick man of Europe’?

Health 7

Brave Ehryn, 7, urges Scots to donate clothes to beat cancer

News
South Yorkshire Police search officers investigate an olive grove near the scene where toddler Ben Needham went missing over 20 years ago in Kos, Greece. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Ben Needham search: Police ‘optimistic’ at Kos excavation

News
McQueen often drew on Scots heritage for his designs.

Scots designer McQueen on Cool Brands list

Fashion
Barry Gardiner

Labour government ‘would ban fracking’ in UK

Politics 16
John McDonnell. Picture: BBC

Labour unveil plans for national investment bank

UK 3

Review: James Grant & the Hallelujah Strings

UK

Review: The Gloaming

UK

Review: Findhorn Bay Festival

UK

Ben Needham police start digs in Greece

UK
South Yorkshire Police search officers investigate an olive grove near the scene where toddler Ben Needham went missing over 20 years ago in Kos, Greece. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Ben Needham search: Police ‘optimistic’ at Kos excavation

News
The shooting happened at Super U in Le Port Marly in the West of Paris. Picture; Google

Two seriously injured after Paris shooting

World
David Gorniak (left) with Ruaridh Hanna. Picture: submitted

Stranded Scottish sea cadets set to come ashore

News
Arnold Palmer brought a touch of charisma to the sport

Obituary: Arnold Palmer, golfer, 87

World
David Hasselhoff shows his support for Partick Thistle

David Hasselhoff shows support for Partick Thistle

News
The job ad specifically requests candidates with a good knowledge and understanding of literacy. Picture (posed by model): TSPL

Spelling error in Scots council’s job ad for English teacher

Ayr 10
Picture: Twitter

Giant yellow duck makes bid for freedom

News 4
Emily Plant, 17, made the news this week... but do you know why? Picture: SWNS

The Scotsman weekly news quiz, 23/9/2016

Politics

Paisley hospital apologises after ‘dead body’ spotted in window

News 1

Scottish banknotes banned from McDonald’s franchise

Odd 161

SFA deny claim Scottish youth squad was too hungover to play

Football 2
David Hasselhoff shows his support for Partick Thistle

David Hasselhoff shows support for Partick Thistle

News
Caught up in the sensational split of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are six vulnerable children. Picture:  Justin Tallis/PA

Dani Garavelli: Brangelina’s brood add pathos to final cut

Celebrity
A hacker reportedly offered to sell as many as 3,000 images of Pippa Middleton after hacking her iCloud account. Picture: PA

Pippa Middleton’s iCloud hacked as 3000 private photos stolen

Celebrity
CJ de Mooi. Picture: PA

Eggheads star CJ de Mooi bailed over alleged Netherlands killing

Celebrity
Ian Frazer (from Glasgow, but now living in Australia) and the deceased Jian Zhou, winners of the European Inventor Award 2015 in the category Non-European Countries

Frazer invented the HPV vaccine - which protects against cervical cancer

It’s going to get easier to protect your valuable patents

Opinion
'Second Steppers' case study
Laura and Robert Carroll - and their second home
Edinburgh is the least affordable city for second steppers, with the average price difference of 124.7% between flat and first house.

Where there’s a will, there’s a new tax to pay

Opinion
File photo dated 14/08/2007 showing a large number of For Sale and To Let signs stand outside residential property in York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday November 26, 2007. House prices fell for the second month in a row during November as higher interest rates continued to hit the market, figures showed today. See PA story MONEY House. Photo credit should read: John Giles/PA Wire

A spot of rainfall on the buy-to-let dream

Opinion
Arnold Palmer brought a touch of charisma to the sport

Obituary: Arnold Palmer, golfer, 87

World
Allister Sparks shares a joke with Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Picture: Rodger BoschAFP/Getty Images)

Obituary: Allister Sparks, crusading South African journalist who challenged apartheid

Obituaries
Dorothy Cann Hamilton, the founder of New York's French Culinary Institute

Obituary: Dorothy Cann Hamilton, founder of New York’s French Culinary Institute

Obituaries
Norma Moriceau created the look for Crocodile Dundee

Obituary: Norma Moriceau, costume designer behind looks of Mad Max and Crocodile Dundee

Obituaries
Douglas White, head of advocacy at the Carnegie UK Trust. Picture: Contributed

Douglas White: We must all tackle the digital divide

Tech
Picture: John Devlin

Brian Ferguson: Scottish television industry has bright future

News 1
Iain Duncan Smith. Picture: PA

Leader comment: Damning indictment of politicians in EU campaign

Opinion 23
A man picking coffee beans, in a coffee and cocoa plantation, in Divo. Picture: Getty

Brian Monteith: Opening up UK market would give poor nations a chance

UK 3
Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale speaks during Labour's Women's conference in Liverpool. Picture: Getty

Lesley Riddoch: Why Scottish Labour must back independence

UK 82
Ian Frazer (from Glasgow, but now living in Australia) and the deceased Jian Zhou, winners of the European Inventor Award 2015 in the category Non-European Countries

Frazer invented the HPV vaccine - which protects against cervical cancer

It’s going to get easier to protect your valuable patents

Opinion
'Second Steppers' case study
Laura and Robert Carroll - and their second home
Edinburgh is the least affordable city for second steppers, with the average price difference of 124.7% between flat and first house.

Where there’s a will, there’s a new tax to pay

Opinion

A spot of rainfall on the buy-to-let dream

Opinion

Climate of change where older properties are sold

Opinion

Euan McColm: George Osborne gives Brexit’s losers a voice

Politics 10

Margaret Ford: Your generosity restores the dignity of Scots in dire need

News 1