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Barack Obama wows politicians and stars at Edinburgh at dinner

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Conservative party leader Theresa May and Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson during the Scottish Conservatives manifesto launch. Pic: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Poll showing Theresa May’s lead slipping will ‘focus minds’

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Manchester attack: Parents of Eilidh MacLeod issue heartfelt message

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Lord Ashcroft study: indyref2 putting off SNP supporters in 2 seats

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Barack Obama gets true taste of Scotland with round of golf and Irn-Bru

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Manchester attack: Eleventh arrest, while Ariana Grande vows to return

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Former  Rangers owner Sir David Murray. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey

Craig Whyte trial: Former Rangers owner Sir David Murray ‘spent nothing’ on checks

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Joyce McMillan: Much unites Labour and SNP, indyref2 remains barrier

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Former United States President Barack Obama plays a round of golf at the Old Course at St Andrews before attending a charity dinner. Pic: Robert Perry/Getty Images

Barack Obama wows politicians and stars at Edinburgh at dinner

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Liz Cameron called on Holyrood and Westminster to work together

Holyrood and Westminster must "put politics aside" say industry chiefs

Politics 8
North Berwick has topped the list of Scotlands most expensive seaside towns.

North Berwick tops list of Scotland’s most expensive seaside towns

Politics

The Kirk praised for helping tackle poverty and inequality by Christian Aid

Politics 1
Labour are to use technology which helped propel Barack Obama to the US presidency. Pic: Steffi Loos/Getty Images

Labour to tap into Obama campaign technology to target swing voters

UK 1

Theresa May: Recruits returning from IS must be brought to justice

Politics 5

Constituency profile: Nationalists face Unionist challenge in ‘big Remain constituency’

General Election 4

Scott Shane: Leaks come from different culture

Opinion
More than one third of secondary pupils travel to school by bus. Picture: Johnston Press

Alastair Dalton: Seat belts in school buses leave safety hurdles

Opinion 5
The steam train experience is heading to the Borders Railway.

Borders Railway set for unique steam experience

Travel 2

Manchester attack: Armed police to patrol on board trains

Transport 8
Cycling to school is is on the increase but fewer pupils are walking. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Walking to school at its lowest for at least eight years

Transport 7

Edinburgh-US flights go on sale for less than £100

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Lorry driver arrested after five killed in M6 crash

Transport

Manchester attack: woman buys tickets home for Scots teens

Transport

Trains halted after east coast main line power lines damaged

Transport 6
Geography provides students with an ability to discuss issues impacting on their lives

Roger Crofts: Geography undervalued in understanding of world

Opinion 5
Daniel Broby  of CeFRI sees blockchain unlocking opportunities.

Where do I learn skills needed to work in Scotland’s fintech sector?

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Cycling to school is is on the increase but fewer pupils are walking. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Walking to school at its lowest for at least eight years

Transport 7
Stephen Miller. Picture: Michael Gillen

Headteachers driven out by demands and stresses of job

Education 20

Ann Southwood: Second chance at Newbattle Abbey College

Opinion
River City on a Tuesday instead of Holby City is one of the few downsides to living in Scotland for Nicky McPherson

Nicky McPherson: Life in Scotland fab for my English family

Opinion 6
Lorraine Thomson, Business Engagement Manager for the Highlands and Islands, Interface.

Lorraine Thomson: Academics ready and able to help business

Opinion

NFU Scotland calls for expansion of school milk scheme

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False allegations destroying teachers’ lives - union

Education 2

Jane Bradley: We are nation of junk food pushers

Opinion 3

Teaching union votes for ‘moratorium on education changes’

Education 9
People enjoy the weather on Portobello Beach, Edinburgh but the Met Office say rain is expected. Picture: Toby Williams

Scotland set for heavy rain amid soaring temperatures

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Geography provides students with an ability to discuss issues impacting on their lives

Roger Crofts: Geography undervalued in understanding of world

Opinion 5
Revellers from Airdrie enjoying the sun on Ayr beach. Picture: SWNS

Scotland’s weather: Scots bask in record mini-heatwave

Environment 8
People enjoying the sunny weather at Portobello Beach. Picture; Greg Macvean

Scotland’s weather: Edinburgh hotter than Canary Islands

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Scottish peatland restoration wins £26,000 funding boost

Environment 1

Leader comment: New pride of the Clyde

Opinion

Dutch scientists study plastic pollution in Scottish seas

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Asparagus: one of the many delights to be enjoyed when pursuing a meat-free diet.

Stephen Jardine: Meat-free diet is not ‘mung beans & misery’

Opinion
The new Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity logo

Roslyn Neely: Sick Kids name was out of step

Opinion
Theresa May has made a dramatic U-turn on her manifesto policy on social care. Picture: Toby Melville/Getty Images

Brian Wilson: Another Theresa May U-turn raises eyebrows

Opinion 17
Charlie Macmillan before his haircut challenge. Picture: Supplied

Lewis boy Charlie’s haircut challenge to help cancer victims

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The researchers found that even drinking decaf coffee seemed to have a protective effect. Picture: Getty Images

Drinking more coffee could reduce risk of liver cancer

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Get down on it: sitting on the floor, such as in yoga, is good for our body.

Kevan Christie: Getting down on the floor can help ease our aches and pains

Opinion

Scots among ‘most prolific ecstasy users in the world’

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Nicky McPherson: Life in Scotland fab for my English family

Opinion 6
Labour are to use technology which helped propel Barack Obama to the US presidency. Pic: Steffi Loos/Getty Images

Labour to tap into Obama campaign technology to target swing voters

UK 1
The owner of Frankie & Benny's is pressing ahead with its turnaround plan. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Sales decline slows at ‘transitional’ Restaurant Group

Retail 2
Mountain Warehouse plans to open 40 more stores this year, creating hundreds of jobs. Picture: Contributed

Mountain Warehouse creating 400 jobs after record profit

Retail 1

Jeremy Corbyn critised for linking Manchester to War on Terrror

News 7

Net migration falls by a quarter as EU citizens leave UK

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Scotland's larder is the source of a plethora of 'superfoods' such as seaweed, says MacRoberts solicitor Craig Houston. Picture: Contributed

Craig Houston: There’s green gold on them thar beaches

Farming 1
Vanguards move to allow customers to buy its low-cost funds directly  has the potential to shake up an investment sector in desperate need of a jolt. Picture: Getty

Gareth Shaw: Will Vanguard force fund managers to up their game?

Opinion
There is anger over sensative information about the Manchester bombing being leaked in the United States. Picture: Getty Images

Scott Shane: Leaks come from different culture

Opinion
Asparagus: one of the many delights to be enjoyed when pursuing a meat-free diet.

Stephen Jardine: Meat-free diet is not ‘mung beans & misery’

Opinion
Jackie Kennedy with Caroline and John Jnr walk past a guard of honour at the  funeral of president John F Kennedy in 1963.

Lori Anderson: Still inspired by the words of JFK

Opinion
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has asked if interventions in other parts of the world have provoked retaliatory terrorist attacks in the UK.

Corbyn has asked a legitimate question

Opinion 3

Michael Watson: Time to invest in making society better

Management

Hayley Matthews: Finger of blame must not follow the hand of horror

Opinion 2

Alastair Dalton: Seat belts in school buses leave safety hurdles

Opinion 5
Former United States President Barack Obama plays a round of golf at the Old Course at St Andrews before attending a charity dinner. Pic: Robert Perry/Getty Images

Barack Obama wows politicians and stars at Edinburgh at dinner

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Republican Greg Gianforte scelebrates with supporters after being declared the winner at a election night party for Montana's special House election. Picture: Janie Osborne/Getty Images

Donald Trump hails “great win” of Montana for Republican charged with assaulting reporter

World 1
There is anger over sensative information about the Manchester bombing being leaked in the United States. Picture: Getty Images

Scott Shane: Leaks come from different culture

Opinion
Jackie Kennedy with Caroline and John Jnr walk past a guard of honour at the  funeral of president John F Kennedy in 1963.

Lori Anderson: Still inspired by the words of JFK

Opinion

Roger Crofts: Geography undervalued in understanding of world

Opinion 5

US promises crackdown after Manchester investigation leaks

Politics 8

Scots galleries chief slams Donald Trump’s cultural ignorance

World 34

John Edward: Anti-EU rhetoric makes Scotland look small

Opinion 37
The 'Scgoli' has been taken all around the world. Picture: SWNS

Knitting group creates ‘non-offensive’ Scottish gollies

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Larry the Cat. Picture: PA

10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

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The Walkers campaign spectacularly backfired when members of the public sent in photos of serial killer West and prolific child abuser Savile, among others.

Gary Lineker appears next to Jimmy Savile in Walkers campaign

Odd
Iain Burke is Convener of the Law Society of Scotland Equality and Diversity Committee

Iain Burke: We must embed equality and diversity in workplace

Opinion 1

Carolyn Roulstone: The disabled need real holidays – as do their carers

Opinion
Karen Graham is Public Involvement Advisor at the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN), part of Healthcare Improvement Scotland.

Karen Graham: Listen to patients to keep them informed

Opinion
Very Rev James Weatherhead has died at the age of 86

Obituary: Very Rev James Weatherhead, former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

Obituaries
Bill Wilkie playing his accordion. Photo: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

Obituary: Bill Wilkie, master of Scottish accordion music played for prime ministers and with the stars

Obituaries
Bond actor Sir Roger Moore has died at the age of 89. Picture: Getty

Obituary: Sir Roger Moore, actor best known for playing James Bond

Obituaries
Douglas Sinclair OBIT

Obituary: Douglas Sinclair CBE, council chief executive, Cosla head and consumer champion

Obituaries

Barack Obama introduced to Irn-Bru in St Andrews

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Billy Connolly. Picture: PA Wire

Billy Connolly honoured with second giant mural in Glasgow

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Sir Sean Connery pays tribute to Sir Roger Moore

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Sir Roger Moore

Roger Moore remembered: 5 of his most memorable quotes

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Manchester arena blast: Liam Gallagher leads celebrity tributes

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