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Dani Garavelli: Facing up to slavery in second city of empire

News
Some believe not proven tilts the scales of justice in favour of the accused. Photograph: Getty

Study to evaluate 15-member jury and ‘not proven’

News
Anas Sarwar had faced criticism over his ties to a Glasgow-based business started by his father. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Anas Sarwar relinquishes his shares in family business

Politics
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

Independence row dogs Edinburgh Uni’s incoming principal

Politics

We’ve just started to change party, Jeremy Corbyn tells rally

Politics

Gaelic singer to fight ‘cultural erosion’ with children’s books

Books

Whistle blows for centenary of epic Jellicoe Express

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Two of the arrests took place around 10.30am, before the midday kick off. Picture: SNS

Five men arrested following first Old Firm of the season

Glasgow

Euan McColm: We’ll have to grin and bear May’s best of both worlds

Euan McColm
Anas Sarwar had faced criticism over his ties to a Glasgow-based business started by his father. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Anas Sarwar relinquishes his shares in family business

Politics
Jeremy Corbyn with members of Brighton Table Tennis Club on eve of party conference. Picture: PA

We’ve just started to change party, Jeremy Corbyn tells rally

Politics 3
University of Edinburgh of Professor Peter Mathieson, who has been appointed as the next Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the university. Picture: PA

Independence row dogs Edinburgh Uni’s incoming principal

Politics 2
Campaigner Michael Baird at the recently closed Bank of Scotland branch in Bonar Bridge. Picture: contributed

Westminster ‘unaware’ of impact of rural bank losses

Politics
Theresa May gives her speech at the Complesso Santa Maria Novella in Florence. Picture:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Euan McColm: We’ll have to grin and bear May’s best of both worlds

Politics 1
Ruth Davidson with Kathleen Leslie, who posted offensive comments online

Ruth Davidson under fire over Conservative offenders

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SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has been forceful in her criticism of online abuse. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Leader comment: Move to stop trolls must come from top

Opinion 108

Heart patients may be treated in England amid staffing issues

Politics 98

Pat Black: Teach First collaboration helps raise standards

Education

Nicholas Kristof: Meet the world leaders – in hypocrisy

Opinion 3

Alastair Dalton: Selfish school-run parkers must be removed

Opinion 4
A Ryanair plane takes off from Dublin Airport on September 21, 2017. 
Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary on September 21, 2017, said he could not rule out axing more flights, but added any additional cancellations would not be linked to ongoing pilot roster problems. / AFP PHOTO / Paul FAITHPAUL FAITH/AFP/Getty Images

Ryanair will axe pilot leave to fix cancellations crisis

Transport 2

Council agrees business case for extending Edinburgh tram to Leith

Transport 11

Scottish railway stations named among best in Britain

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Airport alcohol ban call after Scottish arrest figures released

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Ryanair passengers who re-booked flights pay again for extras

Transport 13
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
University of Edinburgh of Professor Peter Mathieson, who has been appointed as the next Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the university. Picture: PA

Independence row dogs Edinburgh Uni’s incoming principal

Politics 2
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 11
Schools should embrace the new approach. Photograph: Getty

Pat Black: Teach First collaboration helps raise standards

Education
The incident happened on Wednesday at a classroom in Broughton Primary.

Classroom at Broughton Primary closes after ceiling collapses

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Of 34 breeds of North Atlantic seabirds investigated by researchers, 74 per cent were found to have ingested plastics. Picture: Bill Henry

Majority of seabirds are eating plastic, Scots scientists warn

Tech 4

Strathclyde Business School unveils founding leaders

Management

Scots teachers could face court under new Named Person plan

Education 139

Oldest Scots student, 87, enrolls at university for 8th time

News 11

Letter: Parents’ atitudes stopping Scottish education becoming world class

Your Say 35
Killer whales off the west coast. Picture: HWDT

Drone to give scientists new outlook on whales

Environment
Scottish highlands with rainbow and larch trees.

Bid to save last ‘granny’ pines with links to Caledonian Forest

Environment 9
Storm Petrel. Picture: Rex

Seabirds nest on remote islands after rat-catching blitz

Environment 1
Of 34 breeds of North Atlantic seabirds investigated by researchers, 74 per cent were found to have ingested plastics. Picture: Bill Henry

Majority of seabirds are eating plastic, Scots scientists warn

Tech 4

Atlantis to seek backing to extend tidal energy project

News 5

Scottish towns and nuclear base in danger from rising seas

News 31

Mexico earthquake: At least 248 dead after powerful quake

World

Martin Davidson: Give the kids a sense of adventure – and watch them become grown-ups

Opinion
Too often the message girls receive on their smartphones is that they will be judged on their looks. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

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

Opinion
ERI Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Picture: Greg Macvean

Dead pigeons in walls close ward as hospital patients evacuated

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Due to staffing issues heart patients may be treated south of the border. Picture: Greg Macvean

Heart patients may be treated in England amid staffing issues

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Serial killer Brady’s burial plans not disclosed at inquest

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Airlines have called for a ban on early morning alcohol sales at airports.

Airport alcohol ban call after Scottish arrest figures released

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The breath - and control of it - really is the key to yoga, says Caroline Foster.

Caroline Foster: Stressed and tense? The trick is to control breathing

Opinion
Pro-choice campaigners known as Handmaids protest in Ireland Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Call for action after women seek abortion pills

News 2

One in three Scots ‘not getting enough sleep’

News

Bid to make Scotland a ‘Daily Mile nation’ after pupil scheme

News 15

Martin Davidson: Give the kids a sense of adventure – and watch them become grown-ups

Opinion

Leader comment: Daily Mile should be for all

Opinion 1

UK

Too often the message girls receive on their smartphones is that they will be judged on their looks. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

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

Opinion
Jeremy Corbyn with members of Brighton Table Tennis Club on eve of party conference. Picture: PA

We’ve just started to change party, Jeremy Corbyn tells rally

Politics 3
Theresa May gives her speech at the Complesso Santa Maria Novella in Florence. Picture:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Euan McColm: We’ll have to grin and bear May’s best of both worlds

Politics 1
ERI Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Picture: Greg Macvean

Dead pigeons in walls close ward as hospital patients evacuated

UK 14

Councils in Scotland dismiss need for review of Uber operations

UK 13

Parsons Green terror attack: Ahmed Hassan charged with attempted murder

News

Man arrested in connection with Parsons Green attack released

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Too often the message girls receive on their smartphones is that they will be judged on their looks. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

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

Opinion
Planning decisions provoke violent and unpredictable responses. Photograph: Kobal/Rex

Bill Jamieson: The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’s talking shop

Business
Theresa May gives her speech at the Complesso Santa Maria Novella in Florence. Picture:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Euan McColm: We’ll have to grin and bear May’s best of both worlds

Politics 1
In August, Glasgow University appointed Dr Stephen Mullen  author of It Wisnae Me, a book about the tobacco and sugar lords  to research the extent to which the institutions may have benefited from slave-produced bequests. Picture: TSPL

Dani Garavelli: Facing up to slavery in second city of empire

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SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has been forceful in her criticism of online abuse. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Leader comment: Move to stop trolls must come from top

Opinion 108

James Walker: What we’ve got here is failure to communicate…

Opinion
Its important to recognise the difference between actual food poisoning (you wont be able to move or do anything for days) and just having a dodgy stomach.

James Walker: Food for thought before making poisoning claim

Business

Pat Black: Teach First collaboration helps raise standards

Education

Leader: Second City of Empire’s bitter inheritance

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Martin Lewis: Jingle tills, jingle tills, money all the way

Opinion

Stephen Jardine: Michelin stars can be good for wealth but bad for health

Opinion 1
Students march in Pyongyang yesterday in support of leader Kim Jong-un. Photograph: AFP/Getty

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

World 1
In Quebec, around 78 per cent of people class themselves as Francophone, while 42.6 of the local population are bilingual. Quebecois want to preserve their French culture, but rules are being relaxed.

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

Opinion 1
President Trump used a forum for peace to threaten to annihilate a nation of 25 million people.

Nicholas Kristof: Meet the world leaders – in hypocrisy

Opinion 3
The busiest border crossing in the United States, between San Diego and Tijuana, will close to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. Picture: AP Photo/Gregory Bull

Long delays expected as America’s busiest border crossing shuts

World

Angela Merkel set to win fourth term as Germans go to the polls

World 3

Donald Trump says Kim Jong Un is ‘obviously a madman’

World 3

50 countries have just banned nuclear weapons

World 3

Catalan pro-independence protesters call for release of officials

World 1

Odd

Michael Doherty, 77, from Greenock, has found his first pay packet 62 years after giving it to his  mother Margaret, 104, for safekeeping. Picture: SWNS

OAP finds first pay packet 62 years after handing it to his mum

Odd
Trials for the Quiditch Premier League taking place. Picture: SWNS

Harry Potter fans get Scotland’s first national quidditch team

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Just some of the vision from futurologists.

Superhero suits and invisibility cloaks are just 50 years away

Odd 1

Susheila Nasta MBE: Indians have added spice to British life for centuries

Opinion
George Street during the International Festival

Roddy Smith: There’s a lot going on behind the scenes to make Edinburgh festival city of the world

Opinion
Samaritans Ruth and Davey at the Edinburgh office.

Jen Gracie: It’s not just about suicide – how the Samaritans help with everyday crisis

Opinion 1
Edinburgh piper and composer Chris Anderson has died at the age of 84

Obituary: Chris Anderson, talented piper and composer, teacher and judge

Obituaries
Former Conservative MP Sir Teddy Taylor has died at the age of 80. Picture: PA

Obituary: Sir Teddy Taylor, Conservative MP and Eurosceptic

Obituaries 3
Jan Brittin bats during a one-day match against Australia at the County Ground in Derby in 1998. Picture: Craig Prentis/Allsport

Janette Brittin: Star of England’s World Cup-winning cricket team

Obituaries
Lt Col Mark Phillips MBE (Picture: Facebook)

Obituary: Lt Col Mark Phillips MBE, Special Forces hero who blew up Saddam Hussein’s communications pipeline

Obituaries

Did William Shakespeare visit Scotland to win over James VI?

News 2
Jake LaMotta, right, fighting Marcel Cerdan in Briggs Stadium in Detroit in 1949. Picture: AP

Jake LaMotta passes away aged 95

News
Comedian Kevin Bridges. Picture: John Devlin

Kevin Bridges tells of arrest after drunken night in Ireland

Lifestyle
Wayne Rooney. Picture: PA

Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink driving offence

Celebrity
Kelly Macdonald split with her husband Dougie Payne. Picture; Getty

Kelly Macdonald splits from Travis musician husband after 14-years

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