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Scottish Labour candidates call on MPs to reject Brexit deal

Politics
An independent Scotland would have become another Greece, says an expert. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

An independent Scotland faced ‘full-blown currency crisis’

General Election
Police Scotland has carried out a review of its estate

Police Scotland to sell dozens of its properties

Politics

Scottish Labour candidates call on MPs to reject Brexit deal

Politics

Lancaster oil field near Shetland wins regulatory approval

Energy

Report warns Scots public spending faces 20% cut

Politics

Runrig announce plans for their last ever gig after 45 years

Music
Louis Linton came under criticism from TV host and comedian John Oliver. Pictures: Getty

John Oliver slams Scottish actress Louise Linton on hit show

News

Paris Gourtsoyannis: No end to Corbyn’s Uber supremacy

Paris Gourtsoyannis
Anas Sarwar and Richard Leonard have held a series of hustings debates as party members elect a new leader. Picture: John Devlin

Scottish Labour candidates call on MPs to reject Brexit deal

Politics 19
Growing numbers of young Scots are living in rented accomodation. Picture: Julie Bull

Many Scots ‘can’t afford one month’s rent in advance when moving’

Politics 2
France plans to ban domestic sales of the weedkiller for use in gardens by 2019. Picture: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

More twists emerge in long-running saga over glyphosate

Farming
Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell. Picture: Getty

Labour Conference: How expensive would PFI plans be in Scotland?

News

Pro-EU campaign is plot to "undermine Jeremy Corbyn"

Politics 39

Police Scotland to sell dozens of its properties

Politics 18

Edinburgh flight makes emergency landing

News
Commuters board a ScotRail service at Falkirk High, on the profitable Glasgow-Edinburgh mainline. Picture: Michael Gillen/JP

Abellio makes £3.5m loss in first year of ScotRail operation

Transport 2

Scots railway police fear losing employment rights in merger

Politics 2

Theft of signal cabling causes major disruption for Scots train travellers

News 3

ScotRail train ‘extensively damaged’ by vandalised power lines

Transport 3

Alastair Dalton: Selfish school-run parkers must be removed

Opinion 5

10-year-old boy with rare disease to send robot to his classes

News

Leonardo DiCaprio donates tens of thousands to Edinburgh project

Education 1
Academics argue that most injuries in youth rugby occur due to the collision elements of the game. Picture: Michael Gillen

Call for schools to ban ‘harmful contact’ in rugby games

News 21
Glasgow University with its grand architecture may have  benefited from money generated  by the slave trade; below, David McDonald. Picture: Danny Lawson

Glasgow University sets up study to chart any links to slavery

Education 15
University of Edinburgh of Professor Peter Mathieson, who has been appointed as the next Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the university. Picture: PA

Hong Kong independence row dogs Edinburgh Uni’s incoming principal

Politics 37
Schools should embrace the new approach. Photograph: Getty

Pat Black: Teach First collaboration helps raise standards

Education 5
Royal Marines were banned from bringing unloaded weapons into a school in Oban. Picture: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Anger over weapon ban on Royal Marines visiting school

Education 17

University of Glasgow named Scottish university of the year

Education 8

Classroom at Broughton Primary closes after ceiling collapses

News

Majority of seabirds are eating plastic, Scots scientists warn

Tech 4

Strathclyde Business School unveils founding leaders

Management
Picture: John Devlin

Letters: All wind and solar and not enough gas, nuclear and coal will mean energy crisis

Your Say 3
International development secretary Priti Patel (right) inspects some of the damage caused by Hurricane Maria in Tortola, the British Virgin Islands. Pictures: Georgina Stubbs/PA

Hurricane-hit British overseas territories look “apocalyptic”

News 5
Scotland is due to get a deposit return system to help cut waste and boost recycling rates - a new survey shows seven out of ten people support a UK-wide initiative

Ilona Amos: Confusion over recycling is wasting valuable resources

Opinion 2
Almost a quarter of power generation came from renewables this summer, up from 9 per cent four years ago. Picture: PA

Renewables produce half of UK energy in ‘greenest’ summer

News 3

Energy firm calls for political support for more onshore windfarms

Tech 37

October meteor showers - where to watch them in Scotland

Environment 1

Scotland must speed up targets for climate change, warn experts

Environment 32

10-year-old boy with rare disease to send robot to his classes

News
Academics argue that most injuries in youth rugby occur due to the collision elements of the game. Picture: Michael Gillen

Call for schools to ban ‘harmful contact’ in rugby games

News 21
The pill is aimed at people who have a few glasses of wine every night and may not recognise they have a problem with alcohol dependency. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Alcohol pill could end middle-class drinking ‘epidemic’

Health 25
The needle exchange is based in a branch of Boots in Glasgow Central Station, which is owned by Network Rail. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland’s busiest needle exhange service shuts in Glasgow

News
Trauma experts have proposed that schools rugby should no longer include the tackle or the scrum.

Leader comment: Game without contact would not be rugby

Opinion
More than 160,000 patients were registered in 2C practices last year, up from 83,290 a decade ago. Picture: Getty Images

Record number of Scottish GP practices return contracts

News 17

Dani Garavelli: A quarter of girls drowning in a sea of self-loathing

Opinion 6

Dead pigeons in walls close ward as hospital patients evacuated

UK 13

Heart patients may be treated in England amid staffing issues

Politics 109

Serial killer Brady’s burial plans not disclosed at inquest

News 1

UK

Coronation Street star Liz Dawn dies aged 77

TV & Radio
Aldi wants to increase its Scottish presence to 100 locations by 2020. Picture: Michael Gillen

Aldi racks up record sales but price cuts weigh on profit

Retail
The headquarters of the Bank of England. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

BoE insists on extra capital buffers amid debt bubble

Financial

Happy Birthday! September 26 is the most popular day to be born

UK

Expel Labour members who make anti-Semitic remarks, says shadow minister

Politics 3

Hurricane-hit British overseas territories look “apocalyptic”

News 5

Labour will end PFI, John McDonnell pledges

UK 28
Keith Jones, director and patent attorney with Murgitroyd. Picture: Contributed

Keith Jones: Don’t forget importance of intellectual property

Management
Nick Freer. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Nick Freer: fostering Scotland’s tech ecosystem and beyond

Opinion
Picture: John Devlin

Letters: All wind and solar and not enough gas, nuclear and coal will mean energy crisis

Your Say 3
Moira Stalker, Skills Manager, Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland

Moira Stalker: A career in Scotland’s booming food and drink industry is indeed food for thought

Opinion
Much of Scotlands mackerel and herring catches are destined for export markets vital to the countrys economy

Ian McFadden: Fishing industry still has major role to play in culture and economy

Opinion
In Glasgow, hundreds of needy people are to be found sleeping rough throughout the year. Picture: John Devlin

Darren McGarvey: Accommodating artists instead of the homeless paints pretty sad picture

Opinion 4

Ilona Amos: Confusion over recycling is wasting valuable resources

Opinion 2

Aidan Smith: ‘Book of Forgotten Authors’ is story of what might have been

Opinion

Leader comment: Convincing case still to be made over APD

Opinion 1

Paris Gourtsoyannis: No end to Corbyn’s Uber supremacy

Opinion 2
President Donald Trump threatened North Korea via Twitter. Picture: AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Why Twitter didn’t ban Donald Trump for threatening tweet

Lifestyle
International development secretary Priti Patel (right) inspects some of the damage caused by Hurricane Maria in Tortola, the British Virgin Islands. Pictures: Georgina Stubbs/PA

Hurricane-hit British overseas territories look “apocalyptic”

News 5
Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoys conservative government has pledged to stop the Catalan independence referendum. Pictures: PA and Creative Commons

Catalan referendum: MSPs call for independence vote to go ahead

Politics 396
Donald Trump has attracted criticism from athletes. Picture: Getty

Various sport stars condemn Donald Trump’s comments amid NFL row

News 23

North Korea ups stakes with threat of hydrogen bomb test above ground

World 2

Jane Bradley: Quel relief, it’s OK to parlez Franglais

Opinion 2

Nicholas Kristof: Meet the world leaders – in hypocrisy

Opinion 3

Long delays expected as America’s busiest border crossing shuts

World

Odd

The thrill-seekers scaled Glasgow Tower. Picture: SNS/Bill Murray

Thrill-seekers scale 400ft Glasgow Tower without a harness

Glasgow
President Donald Trump threatened North Korea via Twitter. Picture: AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Why Twitter didn’t ban Donald Trump for threatening tweet

Lifestyle
PD Rexs caught a murderer who escaped from prison guards during a hospital visit in Co Londonderry. Picture: PSNI/PA Wire

Heroic Rex the police dog hailed for catching escaped murderer

Odd
Louis Linton came under criticism from TV host and comedian John Oliver. Pictures: Getty

John Oliver slams Scottish actress Louise Linton on hit show

News 6
Moira Stalker, Skills Manager, Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland

Moira Stalker: A career in Scotland’s booming food and drink industry is indeed food for thought

Opinion
Much of Scotlands mackerel and herring catches are destined for export markets vital to the countrys economy

Ian McFadden: Fishing industry still has major role to play in culture and economy

Opinion

Claire Thomas: Fur is flying over who gets to keep the pets

Opinion
Sybil Flory pictured just after arriving in Scotland

Obituary: Sybil Flory, teacher who made dramatic escape from Rangoon as Japanese planes bombed city

Obituaries
Child abuse campaigner Barbara Blaine has died at the age of 61. Picture: AP

Obituary: Barbara Blaine, founder of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests

Obituaries
Charles Bradley, the 'Screaming Eagle of Soul', has died at the age of 68. Picture: AP

Obituary: Charles Bradley. performer dubbed the ‘Screaming Eagle of Soul’

Obituaries
Journalist and media consutlant Bill Owens has died at the age of 85

Bill Owens: Far-travelled journalist with a colourful career

Obituaries

Rose Leslie set to marry fellow Game of Thrones star ‘Jon Snow’

Celebrity
Louis Linton came under criticism from TV host and comedian John Oliver. Pictures: Getty

John Oliver slams Scottish actress Louise Linton on hit show

News 6

Leonardo DiCaprio donates tens of thousands to Edinburgh project

Education 1
Karl Foulkes-Halbard pilots Sir Malcolm Campbell's hydroplane powerboat Bluebird K3, during a test run on Bewl water in Kent. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Record-breaking Bluebird boat returns after more than 80 years

Celebrity
Rankin says he has mixed feelings about the rise of the selfie

Scots photographer Rankin: Why I worry about the selfie

Celebrity 1