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Scotland looking for ‘more give’ from UK over Brexit

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Steve Smith, from County Durham, a member of English Scots for Yes, campaigns outside the Scottish Parliament in 2014. Picture: Toby Williams

English Scots for Yes prepares for possible Indyref2 vote

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A picture taken on June 27, 2015, shows the cordoned-off beach in the aftermath of a shooting attack. (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)

Tunisian police deliberately delayed arrival to beach massacre, inquest hears

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DJ Jackmaster was present at the closing party of the BPM Festival in Mexico.

Scots DJ tells of Mexico shooting horror

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Man shot outside Glasgow school in suspected gangland attack

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Nicola Sturgeon: Indyref2 now a "fundamental" society question

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The former mining village submerged under Strathclyde Loch

People & Places

Scotland-inspired poem created for Donald Trump inauguration

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Flags flown at half mast outside the Scottish Parliament. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Scrapping EU freedom of movement ‘will damage Scotland’

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Steve Smith, from County Durham, a member of English Scots for Yes, campaigns outside the Scottish Parliament in 2014. Picture: Toby Williams

English Scots for Yes prepares for possible Indyref2 vote

Politics 66
Flags flown at half mast outside the Scottish Parliament. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Scrapping EU freedom of movement ‘will damage Scotland’

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon warned a second independence referendum may be the only way to avoid a damaging Brexit. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Nicola Sturgeon: Indyref2 now a "fundamental" society question

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Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster speaking at Stormont in Belfast. Picture: PA

Snap elections in Northern Ireland as executive collapses

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Donald Trump. Picture: PA

Trump calls for agent behind Russia dossier to be investigated

Politics 1
Is a child losing a favourite toy really national news?

Jane Bradley: Lost toy? Oh dear, never mind

Opinion 3

Time to end ‘jobs for life’ MSPs, says Lord McConnell

Politics 9

Less than a third of voters ‘trust Government’s Brexiteers’

Politics 5

Susan Dalgety: Corbyn doesn’t work for Labour

Opinion 7

Tory election posters ‘exploited nationalist hostility’

Politics 11
Safety checks are being carried out on the Forth Rail Bridge. Picture Rob McDougall

Trains running as normal after Forth Bridge safety checks

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Ryanair have announced a flash sale. Picture; Neil Hanna

Ryanair launch Blue Monday flash sale

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People stand with snow sledges behind the closed snow gates in Spital of Glenshee, United Kingdom.   (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Scotland weather: Winter’s icy grip will be loosened over weekend

Transport 3

Union warns against British Transport Police merger plans

UK 3

Scotland’s weather: New warning issued for more snow and ice

Transport 12

Holyrood committee to examine plans to cut air passenger duty

News 30

Leader comment: ScotRail buys time but clock is still ticking

Opinion 6

Alastair Dalton: Humza Yousaf becoming a Twitter trailblazer

Opinion 41
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Scotland warned to embrace Fintech or risk consequences

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Council chief execs question need for “disruptive” school reforms

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Pupils from Dyke Primary School in Moray feature in Tatler magazine. Picture: Contributed

Society mag Tatler puts Moray primary in ‘top school’ list

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New plans are set to give schools sweeping new powers over budgets and hiring staff. Picture: Michael Gillen

Scots headteacher recruitment crisis ‘could get worse’

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Teachers will be able to access a new online resource aimed at boosting attainment in Scottish schools. Picture: Steven Brown/JP

Teachers given online tool to raise classroom attainment

Tech 5
Applications from across the EU have already dropped by 14 per cent. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Hard Brexit could be ‘biggest disaster’ in years for universities

Education 19

Private school sector ‘robust’ despite Brexit uncertainty

Education 6

Scottish think tank slam free nursery system as ‘unfair’

UK 2

Evelyn Walker: Tech full of opportunities for Scots women

Tech 1

SNP face accusations of dropping schools improvement scheme

Politics 17
Chefs such as Bake Off star Flora Sneddon, who created this dish, have been credited with increasing demand for vegetables like courgettes.

Courgette shortage hits British supermarkets

Environment
The potatoes are harvested months before traditional crops

Scottish tattie set to be given protected status by European Union

Environment
Salmon fishing season opens on the River Tay. Picture: Lisa Ferguson/TSPL

‘Dry’ Tayside salmon river tributary reopens after 60 years

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High demand to learn CPR to save animals in emergencies

Tech 3

Air pollution on Scots streets ‘causing public health crisis’

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Joy Attwood(L) fighting cancer for a second time at home in Wawne, Yorshire with her sister Jennie. Picture: SWNS

Dying mum can fulfil dream to see Northern Lights in Scotland

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A woman exercising. Picture: PA

Gentler exercise ‘just as effective’ as intense activity

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Professor Dame Sally Davies Chief Medical Officer

Dame Sally Davies: ‘Superbugs could make cancer untreatable’

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Businessman Lord Alan Sugar. Picture: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

Alan Sugar undergoes heart procedure in America

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Hope Street , Glasgow.

Scotland's most polluted street. Picture; John Devlin

Scotland’s most polluted streets revealed amid health concerns

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Stock image. A charity are urging middle class drinkers to reduce intake.

Alcohol charity urges Holyrood to target middle-class drinkers

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Figures revealed that some patients are having to wait over two years. Picture; stock image

Figures reveal two-year wait for mental health care

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Pregnant women in Britain among worst in the world for drinking

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NHS staff the victims of more than 61,000 attacks

News 3

Euan McColm: Why voters should take no pride in the NHS

Health 21

Stephen Jardine: The myth of ‘clean eating’is rumbled

Opinion
'Some selective profit-taking may now be in order,' writes Bill Jamieson. Picture: Picture: Sang Tan/AP

Bill Jamieson: Time to cash in after the market surge?

Financial 2

Snap elections in Northern Ireland as executive collapses

UK 1

Trump calls for agent behind Russia dossier to be investigated

Politics 1

Dying mum can fulfil dream to see Northern Lights in Scotland

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Gentler exercise ‘just as effective’ as intense activity

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DJ Jackmaster was present at the closing party of the BPM Festival in Mexico.

Scots DJ tells of Mexico shooting horror

World 3
Donald Trump. Picture: PA

Trump calls for agent behind Russia dossier to be investigated

Politics 1
Warren Buffett (L) and Bill Gates attend the Forbes' 2015 Philanthropy Summit Awards Dinner. Picture; getty

Global inequality ‘worse than ever’ new figures reveal

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A Kyrgyz firefighter inspects the crash site outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. (AP Photo/Azamat Imanaliev)

37 killed as cargo plane crashes in Kyrgyzstan

World 1
Scottish swimmer David Wilkie celebrates after beating his 200 m breast stroke record during the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, July 1970.

Ex-Olympian David Wilkie quits local pool after being told off for swimming too fast

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Presents given to animal charity by youngster Zoe. Picture: SSPCA

Scottish SPCA want to find little girl Zoe to say thanks

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Prime Minister Theresa May speaking during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. Picture; PA

Theresa May to feature in edition of American Vogue

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The hand clasp grip used on Casper is exactly the same as for a human patient. Picture: John Devlin

High demand to learn CPR to save animals in emergencies

Tech 3

Scotland’s weather: Temperatures set to be hotter than Barcelona next week

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Henrik Larsson wins two contestants the Pointless jackpot

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River Ness bird’s underwater exploits an online sensation

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Dandy characters to be reborn in McCartney collection

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Scottish writer Irvine Welsh. (Photo by Ulf Andersen/Getty Images)

Irvine Welsh: ‘Leith is yang to stuffy Edinburgh’s yin’

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Businessman Lord Alan Sugar. Picture: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

Alan Sugar undergoes heart procedure in America

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File photo dated 06/12/07 of Lord Snowdon who has died peacefully at his home on Friday aged 86. Picture: Andrew Stuart/PA Wire

Lord Snowdon: Princess Margaret’s husband and first royal rebel dies

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Former footballers and victims of abuse Steve Walters (L) and Andy Woodward (C) speak during a press conference at the launch of The Offside Trust in Manchester on December 5, 2016. 
The Offside Trust was launched to help victims of abuse and has been created by Andy Woodward, Steve Walters and Chris Unsworth, who were all the victims of historic child abuse.
 / AFP / PAUL ELLIS        (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Beware hasty reponses to historic abuse

Opinion
closeup portrait of elegant middle aged woman

Menopause: are employers brave enough to tackle the workplace’s last taboo?

Opinion 1

Changes will make young heirs a little wealthier

Opinion
Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon waving to the crowds on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after their wedding ceremony at Westminster Abbey. Picture: PA

Obituary: Antony Armstrong-Jones, photographer and ex-husband of Princess Margaret

Obituaries
Graham Taylor, who has died at the age of 72. Picture: SWNS

Obituary: Graham Taylor, former footballer and manager

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FILE - This October 1990, file photo shows Michael Chamberlain, right, and then his wife Lindy when Lindy launched her book on the disappearance of her baby daughter Azaria in 1980. Chamberlain, who waged a long battle to prove his baby daughter was killed by a dingo in Australia's most notorious case of injustice, has died, Chamberlain's ex-wife Lindy confirmed Tuesday,  Jan. 10, 2017. He was 72. (AP Photo/Russell McPhadran, File)

Obituary: Michael Chamberlain, father of ‘dingo baby’

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'Some selective profit-taking may now be in order,' writes Bill Jamieson. Picture: Picture: Sang Tan/AP

Bill Jamieson: Time to cash in after the market surge?

Financial 2
At a fraction of the �750m cost of the new concert hall in Hamburg, Leith Theatre could be brought back to life and rekindle its key role in Edinburghs music scene. Picture: Getty Images

Aidan Smith: Why I’d love to see a favourite venue rock again

Opinion
Is a child losing a favourite toy really national news?

Jane Bradley: Lost toy? Oh dear, never mind

Opinion 3
Capacity crowds should be a cause for celebration, writes Brian. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Brian Ferguson: It’s not the time for Council cuts to Hogmanay funding

Opinion 1
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has warned the Tories could cause a 'trade war' with the EU. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Susan Dalgety: Corbyn doesn’t work for Labour

Opinion 7
Former footballers and victims of abuse Steve Walters (L) and Andy Woodward (C) speak during a press conference at the launch of The Offside Trust in Manchester on December 5, 2016. 
The Offside Trust was launched to help victims of abuse and has been created by Andy Woodward, Steve Walters and Chris Unsworth, who were all the victims of historic child abuse.
 / AFP / PAUL ELLIS        (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Beware hasty reponses to historic abuse

Opinion

Menopause: are employers brave enough to tackle the workplace’s last taboo?

Opinion 1

Changes will make young heirs a little wealthier

Opinion

Charting a path through European patents maze

Opinion

Brian Monteith: When May speaks expect a Pavlovian response from Sturgeon

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