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Tram Inquiry: Edinburgh could have been ‘laughing stock of the world’

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May 2018 date for Scotland’s minimum unit pricing for alcohol

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Kezia Dugdale Down Under.  Photo by James Gourley/REX/Shutterstock

I’m A Celebrity star Kezia Dugdale avoids Labour suspension

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Scottish Tory MP branded a 'mutineer' gets hate mail

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New discounted rail card for 26-30-year-olds to be unveiled

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Heavy snow and 75mph winds forecast for Scotland

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64 per cent of Scots police officers want access to a gun

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First pictures: Kezia Dugdale in I’m a Celeb jungle outfit

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Labour MP Ian Murray has single market motion blocked

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Darren McGarvey: Make a point about Alex Salmond and the SNP at your peril

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Labour MP Ian Murray has single market motion blocked

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Scottish Tory MP branded a 'mutineer' gets hate mail

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The 24-30 rail card is going to be rolled out tomorrow in the Budget

New discounted rail card for 26-30-year-olds to be unveiled

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The Church of Scotland has called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to use tomorrows Budget to combat poverty by halting the rollout of controversial Universal Credit reforms and ending the benefits freeze. Picture: Getty

Church of Scotland in plea to Chancellor over benefits reform

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'Spreadsheet' Phil Hammonds Budget could well have a strong Scottish slant thanks to the 13 Scots Tory MPs. Picture: Getty

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Budget is a test of Scots Tory pledge

Opinion 9

Video: MPs vote ‘animals cannot feel pain’ in Brexit debate

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Jagtar Singh Johal was arrested and detained in India where it is claimed he was tortured. Picture: Family handout/PA Wire

‘Extreme action’ if Scot in India was tortured, says minister

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Nicola Sturgeon: I don’t know what Kezia Dugdale’s motives are

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I’m A Celebrity star Kezia Dugdale avoids Labour suspension

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Dublin says £40bn for EU won’t stop veto

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Ineos flexes muscles with fresh North Sea takeover

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Tram Inquiry: Edinburgh could have been ‘laughing stock of the world’

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The 24-30 rail card is going to be rolled out tomorrow in the Budget

New discounted rail card for 26-30-year-olds to be unveiled

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It has been a difficult year for the aviation industry. Picture; PA

Easyjet profits fall due to weak pound

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Police have been called to a crash on the M8

Update: Lane re-opened after M8 four-car crash

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Scots ditching buses for bicycles, new data reveals

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Scotland’s weather: First winter snowfall to hit Edinburgh and Glasgow

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The gap in problem-solving skills between rich and poor pupils in Scotland is equivalent to more than two years of education. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Study identifies gap in problem-solving among Scot pupils

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Graduates' wages across Scotland are on the decrease. Picture: Neil Hanna

Graduate wages slump as minimum income plan proposed

Politics 34
A snowmobile towed the radar survey probe across Pine Island Glacier in west Antarctica.

Antarctic glacier map to forecast rise of sea levels

Environment
Review calls for Scottish students to have minimum �8,100 yearly income. Picture: Adam Berry/Getty Images

Calls for Scottish students to have £8,100 yearly income

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The principal of the school said the measures were "bureaucratic".

Top private school denies welfare risk over bullying

Education 32
Young cattle on the beach at East Kilbride, South Uist. Na Meadhoinean, or Middle District, has the strongest Gaelic-speaking community in the world, at 82% per cent. Picture: Allan Milligan/TSPL

University explores benefits of speaking Gaelic in business

Education 12

£2m line-up of events for Scotland's Year of Young People

Lifestyle 6

Scottish universities to widen access for students from deprived areas

Education 2

Lib Dems back gender neutral uniforms in Scottish schools

Education 49

Heavy snow and 75mph winds forecast for Scotland

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A snowmobile towed the radar survey probe across Pine Island Glacier in west Antarctica.

Antarctic glacier map to forecast rise of sea levels

Environment
Scotlands wild flowers may be hit by butterflies decline. Picture: Carl Court/Getty Images

Paul Kirkland: How plight of butterfly may hit Scotland’s wild flowers

Opinion

Kirsty Gunn: The life lessons of the natural world

Opinion 1

Scottish fisherman sees salmon catch fall from hundreds to zero

Environment 1

Endangered whales not impressed by sonar ‘ramp-up’

Environment 2
Professor David Lurie looking through a new scanner which has been likened to "100 MRIs in one". Picture: PA

First patients scanned using ultra-powerful MRI scanner

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Pregnancy support charity Tommys advises women to go to sleep on their sides to reduce risk of stillbirth. Picture: Getty

Stillbirth risk ‘doubles’ for women who sleep on backs, study finds

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Cannabis. Picture: PEDRO PARDO/AFP/Getty Images

What you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

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Fears have been raised over the state of patient safety in Scotland. Picture: Greg Macvean

Stark warning over effects of cuts on A&E patient safety

Politics 190
Scots scientists have made a breakthrought in Mad Cow Disease research. Picture: Contributed

Scots scientists make leaps in mad cow disease research

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The Milky Way is a spectacle in the absence of light pollution. Photograph: George McConnachie

Exhausted Scottish carers offered ‘astronomy respite breaks’

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The Sheffield Alcohol Research Group thinks minimum pricing is unlikely to be adopted in England under the current government. Picture: John Devlin

Wales & Ireland to follow Scotland’s lead and end cheap booze

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Alison Douglas: Take pride in the defeat of Big Alcohol

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Youngest surviving premature twins celebrate defying odds

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Stephen Jardine: Beware Coke Christmas trucks bearing ‘gifts’

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Hospital to be investigated after A&E waiting times ‘under-reported’

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UK consumers will spend an average of �300 on Black Friday, following the US retail trend. Picture: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Top tips for shoppers ahead of Black Friday

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Lauren Brown, Project Manager Developing the Young Workforce, West Lothian

Lauren Brown: You’re hired! Apprentices are the new university graduates

Opinion 1
The Hanging Tree at Clifton in Cumbria, where a dozen Scots supporters of Bonnie Prince Charlie died. Photograph: John Black

Jacobite leader in fight over battlefield roundabout plan

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Scots scientists make leaps in mad cow disease research

UK 3

Charity calls for action to cut number of road casualties

UK 3

Gerry Adams to step down as Sinn Fein president in 2018

Politics 11

Chancellor Philip Hammond declares ‘there are no unemployed people’

Politics 52
'Spreadsheet' Phil Hammonds Budget could well have a strong Scottish slant thanks to the 13 Scots Tory MPs. Picture: Getty

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Budget is a test of Scots Tory pledge

Opinion 9
Richard Leonard told the 'honest truth' that he was an England fan (Picture: John Devlin)

Leader comment: Is Scotland ready for England fan as First Minister?

Opinion 20
Lauren Brown, Project Manager Developing the Young Workforce, West Lothian

Lauren Brown: You’re hired! Apprentices are the new university graduates

Opinion 1

Hannah Brutin: You’re never too small to make a big difference

Opinion
Ex-Scottish Labour leader has some tough acts to follow in the world of political reality TV. Picture: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Aidan Smith: Why Kezia Dugdale needs to out-purr George Galloway

Opinion 1
Scotlands wild flowers may be hit by butterflies decline. Picture: Carl Court/Getty Images

Paul Kirkland: How plight of butterfly may hit Scotland’s wild flowers

Opinion
Police could face a new threat from deadly flying robots, campaigners are warning

Leader comment: Killer robots could be the answer to the Fermi paradox

Opinion 1

Darren McGarvey: The defamation of Govanhill is lazy moral posturing

Opinion 393

Brian Ferguson: TRNSMT plan offers home truths for Glasgow

Opinion

Stuart McWilliams: Act now to retain your EEA employees

Opinion 10
Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe. Picture: ANNA ZIEMINSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe

World 1
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her pre-election pledge to serve another full term stands and she is ready to run again. Picture: Getty

‘Sceptical’ Angela Merkel says second poll better than minority rule

World 3
President Trump officially designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. Picture: Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images

Donald Trump says US putting North Korea on terrorism blacklist

World
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe delivering a speech in Harare. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Impeachment orders begin after Robert Mugabe ignores calls to resign

World

Insight: How much can Vladimir Putin influence what we think and do?

Lifestyle 30

Robert Mugabe refuses to stand down in TV address

World 4

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies aged 49

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David Davis warns of no Brexit deal and then trips off stage

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‘Who is Kezia Dugdale?’: English media reacts to I’m A Celeb appearance

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Ex-Scottish Labour leader has some tough acts to follow in the world of political reality TV. Picture: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Aidan Smith: Why Kezia Dugdale needs to out-purr George Galloway

Opinion 1

Girl, 11, writes angry email to ‘sexist’ Beano

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Lauren Brown, Project Manager Developing the Young Workforce, West Lothian

Lauren Brown: You’re hired! Apprentices are the new university graduates

Opinion 1

Hannah Brutin: You’re never too small to make a big difference

Opinion
Five per cent of businesses had experienced resignations due to Brexit

Stuart McWilliams: Act now to retain your EEA employees

Opinion 10
Charles Manson after his arrest over the Sharon Tate murders. Picture: AP

Charles Manson: Cult leader whose crimes destroyed the hippy era of peace and love

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AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young, who has died aged 64. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Malcolm Young: Driving force behind rock band AC/DC

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AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young who has died aged 64, the band has announced.

AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young dies aged 64

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Salvatore 'Toto' Riina in 1993 (Picture: AP Photo/Giulio Broglio)

Obituary: Salvatore ‘Toto’ Riina, mafia ‘boss of bosses’

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Nicola Sturgeon: I don’t know what Kezia Dugdale’s motives are

Politics 159
Sir Andy Murray flanked by his brother Jamie, right, and Roger Federer. Picture: John Devlin

Andy Murray Live charity event doubles money raised in second year

Celebrity 4
Scott Hastings presents Doddie Weir with his award. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Doddie Weir recognised for contribution to the sporting world

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Three-year-old Daniel Cornett, with his parents, is presented with the Cash for Kids Award. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Brave toddler raises spirits as Radio Forth honours local heroes

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The Old Vic theatre has said 20 people have claimed they were victims of "inappropriate behaviour" by Spacey. Picture: Myung Jung Kim/PA Wire

20 victims of Kevin Spacey ‘inappropriate behaviour’ says Old Vic

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