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Scotland’s weather: Scots bask in record mini-heatwave

Environment
Isabella Jackson, 72, attends Kirkcaldy sheriff court (Pic: George McLuskie)

Jail for Fife OAP who threatened to kill Prime Minister

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May ‘must bear responsibility’ for Arena attack, claims Ukip

Politics

Manchester attack: Armed police to patrol on board trains

Transport

We answer the most commonly Googled questions about Scotland

News

Manchester attacks: Online fundraiser for Eilidh MacLeod launched

Charities

Scots galleries chief slams Donald Trump’s cultural ignorance

World
The Princess Royal and Right Rev Dr Derek Browning, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. PICTURE: ANDREW  O'BRIEN

Same-sex marriage and apology to be debated by Kirk

Politics

Kenny MacAskill: Seal the border? Terrorists are here already

Kenny MacAskill
A fishing boat enters Port Seton. The value of fish landings reached a record high in 2016. Picture: Julie Bull/TSPL

Value of fishing in Scotland reaches record high

Farming 6

Scots galleries chief slams Donald Trump’s cultural ignorance

World 17

May ‘must bear responsibility’ for Arena attack, claims Ukip

Politics 12
The Princess Royal and Right Rev Dr Derek Browning, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. PICTURE: ANDREW  O'BRIEN

Same-sex marriage and apology to be debated by Kirk

Politics 1

Theresa May: public must be ‘vigilant’, terror threat remains critical

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Stephen Miller. Picture: Michael Gillen

Headteachers driven out by demands and stresses of job

Education 16

Kenny MacAskill: Seal the border? Terrorists are here already

Opinion 134

Bill Jamieson: New security measures will become a way of life

Opinion 17

Cautious welcome for new farm rent review contract

Farming 2
Cycling to school is is on the increase but fewer pupils are walking. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Walking to school at its lowest for at least eight years

Transport 2
Norwegian will start flights from Edinburgh to a range of US destinations in June.

Edinburgh-US flights go on sale for less than £100

News 5

Manchester attack: Armed police to patrol on board trains

Transport 4
Virgin Trains East Coast services are among those affected.

Trains halted after east coast main line power lines damaged

Transport 6

Lorry driver arrested after five killed in M6 crash

Transport

Manchester attack: woman buys tickets home for Scots teens

Transport

Manchester attack: Armed police to patrol Scottish Cup final

Transport 5
Daniel Broby  of CeFRI sees blockchain unlocking opportunities.

Where do I learn skills needed to work in Scotland’s fintech sector?

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Cycling to school is is on the increase but fewer pupils are walking. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Walking to school at its lowest for at least eight years

Transport 2
Stephen Miller. Picture: Michael Gillen

Headteachers driven out by demands and stresses of job

Education 16

Ann Southwood: Second chance at Newbattle Abbey College

Opinion
River City on a Tuesday instead of Holby City is one of the few downsides to living in Scotland for Nicky McPherson

Nicky McPherson: Life in Scotland fab for my English family

Opinion 4
Lorraine Thomson, Business Engagement Manager for the Highlands and Islands, Interface.

Lorraine Thomson: Academics ready and able to help business

Opinion
NFU Scotland wants the school milk scheme to include local cheese and yoghurt. Picture: Julien Behal/PA

NFU Scotland calls for expansion of school milk scheme

Farming 2

False allegations destroying teachers’ lives - union

Education 2

Jane Bradley: We are nation of junk food pushers

Opinion 3

Teaching union votes for ‘moratorium on education changes’

Education 9

Marc Lambert: Tune in to young children’s needs with a song

Opinion 1
People enjoying the sunny weather at Portobello Beach. Picture; Greg Macvean

Scotland’s weather: Edinburgh hotter than Canary Islands

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Revellers from Airdrie enjoying the sun on Ayr beach. Picture: SWNS

Scotland’s weather: Scots bask in record mini-heatwave

Environment
A project to restore peat bogs at Forsinard, in Sutherland's Flow Country, is among six international initiatives to win funding from the European Outdoor Conservation Association

Scottish peatland restoration wins £26,000 funding boost

Environment 1

Leader comment: New pride of the Clyde

Opinion

Dutch scientists study plastic pollution in Scottish seas

News 2
Charlie Macmillan before his haircut challenge. Picture: Supplied

Lewis boy Charlie’s haircut challenge to help cancer victims

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Users of ecstasy in Scotland are among the most prolific in the world, a survey has found

Scots among ‘most prolific ecstasy users in the world’

News 2
The researchers found that even drinking decaf coffee seemed to have a protective effect. Picture: Getty Images

Drinking more coffee could reduce risk of liver cancer

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Get down on it: sitting on the floor, such as in yoga, is good for our body.

Kevan Christie: Getting down on the floor can help ease our aches and pains

Opinion
River City on a Tuesday instead of Holby City is one of the few downsides to living in Scotland for Nicky McPherson

Nicky McPherson: Life in Scotland fab for my English family

Opinion 4

Half a glass of wine a day ‘raises breast cancer risk’

News 1

Can new blood from state schools cure GP crisis?

Health
'M&S seems to live in a perpetual turnaround programme,' writes Martin Flanagan. Picture: John Devlin

Martin Flanagan: M&S marks time ahead of revamp boost

Retail
People gathered for a vigil in Manchester's Albert Square on Tuesday evening. Picture: PA

David Walsh: A love letter to Manchester

Opinion 2

Manchester attack: Armed police to patrol on board trains

Transport 4

May ‘must bear responsibility’ for Arena attack, claims Ukip

Politics 12

Wayne Rooney donates £100k to Manchester bombing victims

UK 3

University of Cambridge recruits Professor of Lego

UK
'Inward investment can bring a range of direct and wider benefits to our economy,' says Scottish Development International managing director Paul Lewis. Picture: Contributed

Paul Lewis: United thinking can put Scotland on world map

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'M&S seems to live in a perpetual turnaround programme,' writes Martin Flanagan. Picture: John Devlin

Martin Flanagan: M&S marks time ahead of revamp boost

Retail
People gathered for a vigil in Manchester's Albert Square on Tuesday evening. Picture: PA

David Walsh: A love letter to Manchester

Opinion 2
To learn and earn and get qualified faces a gender equality battle, says Diane Greenlees

Diane Greenlees:Foundation pathways will test traditional stereotypes

Opinion
Around 29,000 international students call Scotland home

Gerry McCormac: Post-Brexit stability a must for foreign students and graduates

Opinion
Simon Collins, Executive officer, Shetland Fishermens Association

Simon Collins: Brexit brings the chance to end 40 years of damage to our fishing communities

Opinion 1

Kenny MacAskill: Seal the border? Terrorists are here already

Opinion 134

Bill Jamieson: New security measures will become a way of life

Opinion 17

James Fenton: Price of new woods culturally costly

Opinion

Tim Flinn: Politicians are not qualified to make decisions about death choices

Opinion

Factories play vital part in scientific study to establish mackerel numbers

Opinion

Scots galleries chief slams Donald Trump’s cultural ignorance

World 17
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is unfairly targeted by Leavers, says John Edward. Picture: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

John Edward: Anti-EU rhetoric makes Scotland look small

Opinion 36
Barcelona's football club former president Sandro Rosell arriving for a press conference to announce his resignation following an extraordinary board meeting at the club offices in Barcelona. 
Picture: Getty

Former Barcelona president and wife detained by police

World
US President Donald Trump  and First Lady Melania Trump lay a wreath during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum. Picture: Getty

Trump calls Holocaust ‘the 
most savage crime against God’

World 7

Manchester Arena attack: Watch Donald Trump condemn “evil losers”

World 4

Iain Keith: Davidson must tell May to help save the planet

Opinion 24

Donald Trump denies mentioning Israel in meeting with Russians

World

Half a glass of wine a day ‘raises breast cancer risk’

News 1
The professor will look at the role of play in global education. Picture Toby Williams

University of Cambridge recruits Professor of Lego

UK
Heather McEwan's photo of the 'UFO' at the Kelpies

Photographer captures ‘UFO’ over Kelpies in Falkirk

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Michael and Ross Dunlop signed in a local McDonald's. Picture: AFP/Getty

Scottish side complete double signing in local McDonald’s

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Brady died last week.

BBC apologises for mystery person quiz where answer was Ian Brady

UK
Simon Collins, Executive officer, Shetland Fishermens Association

Simon Collins: Brexit brings the chance to end 40 years of damage to our fishing communities

Opinion 1

Ann Southwood: Second chance at Newbattle Abbey College

Opinion
Lorraine Thomson, Business Engagement Manager for the Highlands and Islands, Interface.

Lorraine Thomson: Academics ready and able to help business

Opinion
Bond actor Sir Roger Moore has died at the age of 89. Picture: Getty

Obituary: Sir Roger Moore, actor best known for playing James Bond

Obituaries
Douglas Sinclair OBIT

Obituary: Douglas Sinclair CBE, council chief executive, Cosla head and consumer champion

Obituaries
Hibs legend Eric Stevenson, who has died at the age of 74

Obituary: Eric Stevenson, Hibernian supporter who became club legend and Hall of Fame member

Obituaries 1
Fox News creator Roger Ailes has died at the age of 77. Picture: AP

Obituary: Roger Ailes, Fox News creator

Obituaries

Sir Sean Connery pays tribute to Sir Roger Moore

UK 7
Sir Roger Moore

Roger Moore remembered: 5 of his most memorable quotes

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Manchester arena blast: Liam Gallagher leads celebrity tributes

Celebrity
A court heard how Michael Barrymore should receive substantial damages for wrongful arrest. Pic: Ian West/PA Wire

Michael Barrymore ‘should get substantial damages’, court told

Celebrity
Pippa Middleton kisses her new husband James Matthews, following their wedding ceremony at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

In pictures: Pippa Middleton and James Matthews tie the knot

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