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Scottish private schools face £5m business rate tax hike

Politics
Donald Trump outside the Turnberry clubhouse in 2015. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Trump Turnberry receives £110,000 tax rebate

Politics
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon and First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones meet on the steps of Bute House. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon and Welsh FM step up opposition to Brexit plans

General Election
A heavy rain warning has been extended to Scotland

Scotland’s weather: yellow warning as heavy rain expected

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SNP councillor apologises over tweet criticising MP’s toddler

Politics

What can we expect from the 2017 GERS figures?

Politics

Louise Linton criticised for ‘deplorable’ social media boast

News
Kirkwall, Orknery: Picture: Donald MacLeod

Orkney and Shetland ferry fares to be slashed next year

Transport

Euan McColm: Proportional representation gets my vote

Euan McColm
A class for older people to learn social networking in Leith. Pensioners are more likely to lack digital skills, a report has found. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Almost a quarter of Scots ‘lack basic digital skills’

Tech 5
Finance secretary Derek Mackay will face the media on Wednesday following the publication of the 2017 GERS report. Picture: Lisa Ferguson/TSPL

What can we expect from the 2017 GERS figures?

Politics 41
A review by Nicola Sturgeon's government has called for an end to the arrangement that sees private schools excused from the levy courtesy of their charitable status. Picture: PA

Scottish private schools face £5m business rate tax hike

Politics 23
The letter came from Glasgow sheriff Aisha Y Anwar, who was considering whether a father should be allowed contact with his three young children after an acrimonious split with their mother.

Sheriff writes letter to tug-of-love children detailing court ruling

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Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Will row over councillors damage Ruth Davidson?

News 5

SNP councillor apologises over tweet criticising MP’s toddler

Politics 139

Scottish Tories allow Twitter abuse councillors back into party

Politics 122

Donald Trump urges UK to increase troops in Afghanistan

World 10
Waverley extended platform 12 Picture: Network Rail

Pictures of the new look Waverley station released

News 4
A screenshot from the video shows the sheep turning to face the van before running off again. Picture: Contributed

Video: Angry driver’s expletive-laden rant at sheep goes viral

Odd 3
Kirkwall, Orknery: Picture: Donald MacLeod

Orkney and Shetland ferry fares to be slashed next year

Transport 4
Police are hunting for the man

Police hunt man who lifted woman’s skirt on Edinburgh train

News 5

Ford offers major cash incentive to trade in ‘dirtiest’ cars

Transport 1

Calls for Theresa May to commit to northern high-speed rail

Transport 2

Cyclist sues Edinburgh Council £50k for tram fall

News

Man arrested as police continue Ferry Road enquiries

News
A heavy rain warning has been extended to Scotland

Scotland’s weather: yellow warning as heavy rain expected

News 7
A screenshot from the video shows the sheep turning to face the van before running off again. Picture: Contributed

Video: Angry driver’s expletive-laden rant at sheep goes viral

Odd 3
Ford's scrappage scheme looks to remove the most polluting cars off the UK's roads. Picture: Michael Gillen

Ford offers major cash incentive to trade in ‘dirtiest’ cars

Transport 1

How can I see the total solar eclipse on Monday?

News 6

Ilona Amos: Is “deformed” geology an insurmountable obstacle for fracking?

Opinion

New fund could help spark a rural energy revolution

News 4

Endangered seahorses ‘dried alive and turned into jewellery’

Environment 4
The man was Tasered by police.

Man killed sister after leaving Royal Edinburgh hospital

News 5
Each Baby Box is handmade and individually packed. Picture: SWNS

Nearly 10,000 Scottish parents sign up for baby box

News 16
Sarah Glendinning is being treated for breast cancer at Edinburgh ECMC. Photograph: Lesley Martin

Edinburgh research to find which cancer patients need chemo

News
In 1972 Celtic goalkeeper Evan Williams dives to keep the ball from Pat Stanton of Hibs at Parkhead

Insight: Has football become too dangerous for our children?

Football 7
The fact that drug deaths in Scotland rose by nearly a quarter in 2016 compared with 2015 has reignited debate. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Euan McColm: Real reasons we failed to reform drugs policy

Opinion 14
Sarah Glendinning is being treated for breast cancer at Edinburgh ECMC. Photograph: Lesley Martin

£3m boost for cancer centres in Edinburgh and Glasgow

News

Sarah Brown praises role of Scots in helping Malawi’s mothers

News 1

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

News 2

Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

News 2

New card ensures pets aren’t left alone if you fall ill

UK

UK

Lidl enjoyed an 18.9% surge in sales to overtake Waitrose. Picture: Kimberley Powell

Lidl overtakes Waitrose as seventh-biggest supermarket

Retail 1
The judges and presenters for The Great British Bake Off (left to right) Noel Fielding, Sandi Toksvig, Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith. Picture: Channel 4

Great British Bake Off review: ‘Prue and Noel Fielding on a leash’

TV & Radio
Ford's scrappage scheme looks to remove the most polluting cars off the UK's roads. Picture: Michael Gillen

Ford offers major cash incentive to trade in ‘dirtiest’ cars

Transport 1
Tom, 29, from Edinburgh will be aiming to win this year's Great British Bake Off. Picture: PA

Edinburgh architect hoping for Great British Bake Off success

News

Bradley Walsh lined up for sidekick role in Doctor Who - reports

TV & Radio 1

Festival review: Doune The Rabbit Hole

UK

Interview: Arnold Schwarzenegger on making Wonders of the Sea and turning 70

UK

New images show Margot Robbie in Mary Queen of Scots film

News
Darren McGarvey is taking his place at the Edinburgh Book Festival this year. Picture: Toby Williams

Darren McGarvey: Determination trumps self-loathing - and dirty nappies

Opinion
Festival Village: Waverley.

Simon Keane: Edinburgh’s music scene needs more pop-up venues

Opinion
University of Edinburgh - Dr Boris Semeonoff (?) takes a packed psychology class in a lecture hall

Rev Dr Jasper Kenter: Education and health are human rights

Opinion
The cormorant caught our eye every day

Russell Wardrop: All I needed was to follow nature’s lead and attitude and it paid off handsomely

Opinion
Looking after our teeth has improved

Les Reid: Sweet success shows we learned from the past

Opinion

Chris Hegarty: Help the people of Burundi to a better future

Opinion

Roddy Gow: Look east and inspire the leaders of tomorrow

Opinion

Ilona Amos: Is “deformed” geology an insurmountable obstacle for fracking?

Opinion

Leader comment: Double standards on independence

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Police in Catalonia shot dead fugitive suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub outside of Barcelona. Picture: AP

Barcelona attack: Terror cell suspects to appear in court

World
President Donald Trump announced he intends to send more troops to Afghanistan. Picture: AP

Donald Trump urges UK to increase troops in Afghanistan

World 10
Blurry pictures posted on a Chinese microblogging site appear to show an Apple-branded television screen in a test lab. Picture: SWNS.com

‘Leaked’ images show ‘Apple TV in testing lab’

Tech
A near total eclipse is seen from South Mike Sedar Park on August 21, 2017 in Casper, Wyoming.  .  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

America stands still to marvel at solar eclipse

World 6

Barcelona Attack: Police hunting van driver shoot suspect dead

World 1

Barcelona attack: Manhunt suspect named as van driver

World

US missile destroyer collides with tanker near Singapore

World

Odd

Edinburgh-born Louise Linton and her husband, US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Louise Linton criticised for ‘deplorable’ social media boast

News 15
A screenshot from the video shows the sheep turning to face the van before running off again. Picture: Contributed

Video: Angry driver’s expletive-laden rant at sheep goes viral

Odd 3

Watch mysterious ‘UFO’ circling over remote town

Odd 1
Festival Village: Waverley.

Simon Keane: Edinburgh’s music scene needs more pop-up venues

Opinion
Burundi farmers are forging ahead and Scots are helping by reducing carbon emissions

Chris Hegarty: Help the people of Burundi to a better future

Opinion
Roddy Gow, Chairman, The Asia Scotland Institute

Roddy Gow: Look east and inspire the leaders of tomorrow

Opinion
Jerry Lewis has died at the age of 91. Picture: AP

Obituary: Jerry Lewis, slapstick comedian and acclaimed straight actor

Obituaries
Colonel Alastair Murray Thorburn

Obituary: Alastair Murray Thorburn, soldier, officer, King’s Own Scottish Borderers

Obituaries
Sir Bruce, already into his 80s, In arguably his most popular and famous role as the Strictly Come Dancing host alongside Tess Daly

Obituary: Sir Bruce Forsyth, light entertainment legend

Obituaries

Obituary: How Sir Bruce Forsyth became an icon of UK television

UK 1

Chvrches set to appear in new Archie comic book series

Glasgow
Doctor Who fans have expressed surprise after it emerged that Walsh could be the new assistant on the show. Picture: PA

Bradley Walsh lined up for sidekick role in Doctor Who - reports

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Jerry Lewis, the comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died aged 91. Picture: Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP Images, File

US comedian Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

Celebrity
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers with Sir Alex Ferguson at the Street Soccer Scotland annual dinner. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Sir Alex Ferguson praises Scottish charity work on mental health

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