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Natalie McGarry MP charged with alleged fraud offences

Politics
Scottish Labour Leader Kezia Dugdale speaks during the second day of the Labour Party conference in Liverpool. Picture; PA

Kezia Dugdale secures new powers for Scottish Labour with NEC seat

UK 12
Queen Elizabeth II meets members of the recently reopened Balloter Golf Club. Picture; John Linton

Queen praises residents of Storm Frank

News 4
Jeremy Corbyn believes the Trident policy could be challenged. Picture; John Devlin

Labour’s Trident policy could be challenged says Jeremy Corbyn

Politics 21

Movie version of Still Game is ruled out by its creators

Lifestyle 6

Cybercrime warning as ‘More police doesn’t mean less crime’

UK 9

Sam Allardyce leaves England job ‘by mutual consent’

Football 31
Scott Hamilton leacing the High Court. Picture the Central Scotland News Agency

Bin lorry driver faces jail after causing death of 80-year-old

News
Fergus Ewing urged Westminster to provide certainty for Scotland's rural economy. Picture: John Devlin

Fergus Ewing calls for clarity on farming issues

Farming 23
Cora Bissett's Glasgow Girls is still touring after wowing audiences since its world premiere in 2012.

Real-life Glasgow Girls reveal doubts about hit stage musical

Lifestyle 4
Scottish Labour Leader Kezia Dugdale speaks during the second day of the Labour Party conference in Liverpool. Picture; PA

Kezia Dugdale secures new powers for Scottish Labour with NEC seat

UK 12
Cyber crime is a growing concern for many. Picture; stock image

Cybercrime warning as ‘More police doesn’t mean less crime’

UK 9
Jeremy Corbyn believes the Trident policy could be challenged. Picture; John Devlin

Labour’s Trident policy could be challenged says Jeremy Corbyn

Politics 21
Natalie McGarry pictured in October 2014. Picture: John Devlin

Natalie McGarry MP charged with alleged fraud offences

Politics

Natalie McGarry charged in connection with alleged fraud

Politics

GP shortage challenging but ‘not in crisis’, insists Shona Robison

News 21

Warning Brexit could spell disaster for Arbroath Smokies

Politics 39
Cycling in Scotland fell to 1.2 per cent of journeys last year. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Ministers drive to boost cycling backfires after rates fall

Transport 6
The person was struck near Polmont Station. Picture: WikiCommons

Railway disruption after person struck by train near Polmont

News 2
Monarch said it was operating as normal despite speculation. Picture: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Monarch Airlines seeks funding amid cash squeeze fears

Transport 2
�450,000 is being invested in the Borders Railway. 
Picture Ian Rutherford

Midlothian Council to invest £450,000 in Borders Railway

News 5

Stranded Scottish sea cadets set to come ashore

News 1

Virgin East Coast staff to stage 24 hour strike

News 19

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

Transport 13

Divers to begin inspection of harbour crash ferry

News 10
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 17
St Andrews University. Picture: submitted

St Andrews University ‘best in UK for teaching quality’

Education 3
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 23
John Swinney said he was delighted the Government could provide further funding.

Thousands of kids to receive Gaelic lessons after Government grant

Education 125
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
Swallows are staying later in Scotland before flying to Africa for winter.

Migrating birds stay in Scotland longer as climate gets warmer

Environment
Many parts of Scotland have been hit by flooding caused by increasingly wet weather.  Picture: Getty Images

Ilona Amos: Scotland must step up climate change preparation

Opinion 6

The Scotsman weekly news quiz, 23/9/2016

Politics
Health Secretary Shona Robison said the shortage of GPs was "very challenging". Picture: PA

GP shortage challenging but ‘not in crisis’, insists Shona Robison

News 21
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

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Picture: PA

Denis Law to build Cruyff-inspired sport court in Aberdeen

News
Queen Elizabeth II. Picture; Jane Barlow

Queen’s medic cleared of wrongdoing

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

News

Scottish GPs urged to offer digital check-ups

News 3

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
Monarch said it was operating as normal despite speculation. Picture: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Monarch Airlines seeks funding amid cash squeeze fears

Transport 2
Aldi is piling the pressure on rivals by investing in its store estate. Picture: Michael Gillen

Martin Flanagan: Aldi ups the pressure on big four

Retail 1
Scottish Labour Leader Kezia Dugdale speaks during the second day of the Labour Party conference in Liverpool. Picture; PA

Kezia Dugdale secures new powers for Scottish Labour with NEC seat

UK 12
Cyber crime is a growing concern for many. Picture; stock image

Cybercrime warning as ‘More police doesn’t mean less crime’

UK 9

Dance review: Richard Alston Dance Company

UK

Bankrupt Scots tycoon ‘got desperate’ before falling to his death

News

Alton Towers firm fined £5m after teens injured in rollercoaster crash

UK

Decision not to prosecute Cliff Richard ‘was correct’

UK
Donald Trump may have lost the televised debate, but he cannot be written off easily.

Martyn McLaughlin: disdain for truth is not enough to undermine Trump

Opinion
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon shakes hands with the top commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, Picture Fernando Vergara

Historic Columbian peace treaty between government and rebels

World
Mr Trump and Mrs Clinton threw insults back and forth. Picture: Getty

US Presidential Debate: Best quotes from Trump V Clinton

Politics 1
David Hasselhoff shows his support for Partick Thistle

David Hasselhoff shows support for Partick Thistle

News 1
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 17
Picture: Twitter

Giant yellow duck makes bid for freedom

News 5
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
Picture: PA

Denis Law to build Cruyff-inspired sport court in Aberdeen

News
David Hasselhoff shows his support for Partick Thistle

David Hasselhoff shows support for Partick Thistle

News 1
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

Online challenge could be a game changer when it comes to saving trees

Opinion
Sheep grazing with forestry - photo GWCT

We need to be sure of the lynx effect

Opinion
Mock Up of windfarm proposed by Coriolis Energy on the Cairngorms on the hills above Loch Ness - which would see new tracks being created on the Monadhliath Mountains - which are described as amongst the most scenic in the world by the Mountaineering Council for Scotland
Alistair Munro story

Give us better access 
to environmental justice

Opinion
Major Selby Charles Macduff-Duncan (rtd) MBE
Soldier and projects officer
Born: 14 July, 1952 in Edinburgh
Died: 24 August, 2016, in Aberdeen, aged 64

pic supplied by obit writer - alison shaw

Obituary: Major Selby Charles Macduff-Duncan, soldier

Obituaries
OBIT - Ken Fearon - Cancer specialist and professor at Edinburgh University

Obituary: Professor Ken Fearon, cancer specialist

Obituaries
Arnold Palmer brought a touch of charisma to the sport

Obituary: Arnold Palmer, golfer, 87

World
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was widely acclaimed to have beaten Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during the first presidential head-to-head TV debate. Picture: AP

Leader comment: Clinton not responding to real threat from Trump

Opinion
Ineos chief executive Jim Ratcliffe meets with Scottish Secretary David Mundell at Grangemouth as the first ship carrying shale gas from the US arrives in the Firth of Forth. Picture: Getty Images

Leader comment: Virtual pipeline is a lifeline

Opinion
Protesters outside Grangemouth oil refinary yesterday as the Ineos Insight gas carrier arrived with the first with shipment of shale gas.

Scott Macnab: Time to look at the facts on fracking

Opinion
Donald Trump may have lost the televised debate, but he cannot be written off easily.

Martyn McLaughlin: disdain for truth is not enough to undermine Trump

Opinion

Online challenge could be a game changer when it comes to saving trees

Opinion
Sheep grazing with forestry - photo GWCT

We need to be sure of the lynx effect

Opinion
Mock Up of windfarm proposed by Coriolis Energy on the Cairngorms on the hills above Loch Ness - which would see new tracks being created on the Monadhliath Mountains - which are described as amongst the most scenic in the world by the Mountaineering Council for Scotland
Alistair Munro story

Give us better access 
to environmental justice

Opinion

Chris Marshall: Undercover policing review doesn’t go far enough

Opinion

Aidan Smith: Why Scottish TV must get bolder

Opinion 4

Leader comment: PM’s ‘Brexit is good for you’ spin is kidding no-one

Opinion 11

Ilona Amos: Scotland must step up climate change preparation

Opinion 6