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Man found guilty of Scotland Street murder

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Phil Gormley faces a high-level probe after a complaint was made by another Police Scotland officer. Picture: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

Police Scotland chief constable should ‘step aside’

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Questions have been raised over whether electric and other low-emission vehicles would be as affordable as petrol  cars in two decades' time

Scottish Government urged to ban petrol cars by 2030

Transport

Police Scotland chief faces allegations of bullying

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Failure to plan long-term has led to NHS staffing ‘crisis’

Politics

Aberdeen and Edinburgh to be hardest hit by Brexit pain

Politics
More than 90,000 Scots are now working past pensionable age, more than double the number in 2004. Picture: PA

Employers must do more to support growing number of older workers

Markets Economy

Tom Peterkin: Mason’s knack for squabbles obscures real debate

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Phil Gormley faces a high-level probe after a complaint was made by another Police Scotland officer. Picture: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

Police Scotland chief constable should ‘step aside’

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Questions have been raised over whether electric and other low-emission vehicles would be as affordable as petrol  cars in two decades' time

Scottish Government urged to ban petrol cars by 2030

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Kirsty Maxwell with husband Adam Maxwell. Picture: Contributed

Kirsty Maxwell in a ‘state of terror’ when she died, court hears

Politics

Aberdeen and Edinburgh to be hardest hit by Brexit pain

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Police Scotland chief faces allegations of bullying

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Scottish Government failed to improve education, say critics

Politics 10
Questions have been raised over whether electric and other low-emission vehicles would be as affordable as petrol  cars in two decades' time

Scottish Government urged to ban petrol cars by 2030

Transport 80

Video: Burke and Hare come to life in Falkirk canal tunnel

Transport 1
Passengers have given ScotRail a record-equalling 90 per cent satisfaction rating.

Leader comment: ScotRail must prove its trains are on a roll

Opinion 3
Bryan Sutherland, who has retired after 50 years with Loganair. Picture: Kirkwall Airport/Twitter

Engineer who kept world’s shortest flight operating retires

Transport

Sale of diesel and petrol cars to be banned from 2040

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9 out of 10 passengers satisfied with ScotRail, finds report

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Burning pick-up truck crashed into house in ‘deliberate act’

Ayr
The school in North Ronaldsay has closed after its only pupil left to go to high school. Picture: Geograph

Smallest school in UK closes after only pupil leaves

Education
Learning coding skills are essential to secure the jobs of tomorrow, says Marc Dinardo

Marc Dinardo: Coding skills will be vital to finding future jobs

Opinion 1
Sharing data between public bodies and private sector tech giants has the potential to revolutionise health provision the world over. Picture: Tony Marsh/TSPL

Dr Google will see you now: How data can revolutionise healthcare

Tech
Critics say the Scottish Government have failed to improve school performance. Picture: John Devlin

Scottish Government failed to improve education, say critics

Politics 10
Scottish Labour believe the figures reinforce the case for a school-based counsellor in every secondary. Picture (posed by models): John Devlin

Mental health targets missed for Scots children

Education 7
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Back to school money saving hacks revealed

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney plays with David Mckay and Library outreach worker Alison Nolan as he takes part in in a workshop at Newark Primary School, Port Glasgow. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Scottish schools in poorest areas to get £45m

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Reading standards in Scotland falling behind UK, study warns

Politics 82

Leader comment: Follow through needed on school reforms

Opinion 1

Jeremy Corbyn: I never promised to write off student debt

Politics 25

Leader comment: Schools not shying away from reality

Opinion 1
Glencorse reservoir in Midlothian. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

Quality of drinking water in Scotland ‘among best in the world’

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Questions have been raised over whether electric and other low-emission vehicles would be as affordable as petrol  cars in two decades' time

Scottish Government urged to ban petrol cars by 2030

Transport 80
Sir David Attenborough will join the lineup at the Edinburgh Festival. Picture; PA

Sir David Attenborough to join Edinburgh Festival line-up

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Car-makers face prosecution if found cheating emissions tests

Motoring
Sharing data between public bodies and private sector tech giants has the potential to revolutionise health provision the world over. Picture: Tony Marsh/TSPL

Dr Google will see you now: How data can revolutionise healthcare

Tech
Failure to plan long-term has led to NHS staffing crisis. Picture: Jayne Wright

Failure to plan long-term has led to NHS staffing ‘crisis’

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Obesity is on the rise in more deprived areas. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Obesity on the rise in most deprived areas, study reveals

Health 9
Minimum pricing's positive effect on health will far outweight any negative effect experienced by the average consumer and producers, says Kevan Christie. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Kevan Christie: Minimum pricing is all about public health v big business

Opinion 1
Stephanie Inglis in action during the Commonwealth Games. Picture; LIsa Ferguson

Stephanie Inglis brain injury prevents return to judo

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Charlie Gard will spend final days in hospice. Picture: PA Wire

Charlie Gard to spend final days in a hospice, parents decide

Health

Fresh hope for muscular dystrophy sufferers

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Sale of diesel and petrol cars to be banned from 2040

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Mental health targets missed for Scots children

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People with neurotic tendencies live longer, says new study

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Despite the hit, Lloyds saw its first-half profits rise. Picture: John Devlin

Bank of Scotland owner stung by PPI and mortgage costs

Financial
'The anti-petrol engine momentum must be worrying the oil majors,' writes Martin Flanagan. Picture: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

Martin Flanagan: Petrol and diesel ban could use some help

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Kenny MacAskill: ‘Action is needed to assuage the collective pain etched deep in the Scottish soul’

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'Reasons for the current situation include continued local economic growth,' says DJ Alexander boss David Alexander. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

David Alexander: Edinburgh’s property market in good shape

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'The anti-petrol engine momentum must be worrying the oil majors,' writes Martin Flanagan. Picture: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

Martin Flanagan: Petrol and diesel ban could use some help

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Anti-terrorism barriers were requested by Police Scotland and Edinburgh City Council. Picture: SWNS

Leader comment: Barriers sad but necessary

Opinion
Learning coding skills are essential to secure the jobs of tomorrow, says Marc Dinardo

Marc Dinardo: Coding skills will be vital to finding future jobs

Opinion 1

Jeanette Forbes: There’s new hope for people living with type 1 diabetes

Opinion 1
The Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh provide a safe, tranquil green space in which to de-stress and commune with nature

Ian Edwards: Nature plays big part in the healing arts

Opinion
Some societies will now give mortgages without an age limit

Mark Thomson: Taking out a mortgage after ‘retiral’ age is now a lot more flexible

Opinion

Laura Lee: Cancer means choosing your words very carefully

Opinion

Patrick Hughes: Seasonal bounty of the sea something to appreciate

Opinion

Sheila Duffy: School the place to learn lessons on tobacco-free policies and practical solutions

Opinion

Kenny MacAskill: ‘Action is needed to assuage the collective pain etched deep in the Scottish soul’

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Iranian illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi was turned down for a visa to attend the Edinburgh Festival earlier this month.

Joy for Iranian artist as Edinburgh Festival visa ban is overturned

Lifestyle
Former Chinese Vice Health Minister Huang Jiefu is the chief architect of China's organ transplant program. Picture: AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein

China ‘on track to lead the world in organ transplants’

World 1
Apple have been ordered to pay a university more than $500m. Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Apple ordered to pay university over half a billion dollars

Tech 1
US President Donald Trump to bar transgender people from operating in US military. Picture: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump to bar transgender people from serving in military

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British tourists among thousands fleeing French wildfires

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Metal detectors at Jerusalem shrine removed amid tension

World 3

Australian minister quits after mother tells him he might be Italian

World

Last killer whale born at Seaworld dies

World

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Jamie Murray trolls brother Andy in hilarious video

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Meet the futuristic sex robot developers claim is ‘game-changer’

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Picture: Dull, Pertshire, TSPL

Scotland’s Dullest town to celebrate with Bland and Boring

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A 'Find my Bucky' app is top of mobile downloads.

‘Find My Bucky’ tops mobile downloads

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Jeanette Forbes: There’s new hope for people living with type 1 diabetes

Opinion 1
Sheila Duffy, Chief Executive ASH Scotland

Sheila Duffy: School the place to learn lessons on tobacco-free policies and practical solutions

Opinion

Dr Gordon Macdonald: Legislate to beat the human traffickers

Opinion 1
Obituary: Irene McLean loved a party and organised many fundraising events

Irene McLean: Devoted mother who worked tirelessly for charity

Obituaries
English actress Deborah Watling in 1971  (Photo by Jack Kay/Daily Express/Getty Images)

Obituary: Deborah Watling, the archetypal Sixties Doctor Who companion

Obituaries
David Laing, footballer turned journalist

Obituary: David ‘Davie’ Laing, footballer, Hearts stalwart and Scottish Cup winner with Clyde

Obituaries 1

James Bond to return to screens in November 2019

Film
Sara Cox. Picture: file image

Sara Cox stalker who hoarded child porn is jailed

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New Time Lord Jodie Whittaker. Picture: PA

Dr Who producer Steven Moffat blasts Jodie Whittaker critics

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William and Harry dressed as policemen. Picture: PA

Princess Diana loved dressing princes in ‘bizarre costumes’

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A personal photo album of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, shows the princess and Prince Harry on holiday and features in the new ITV documentary 'Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy'

Princes tell of Diana’s last phone call on day she died

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