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Councils challenge SNP vow to double free childcare

Education 56
Cystic fibrosis pioneer, Dr Robert Ryan. Picture: Contributed

Leading scientist suspended amid ‘research misconduct’ investigation

News 6
The United Airlines pilots were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol. Picture: Wiki Commons

Two pilots arrested ‘under the influence’ at Glasgow Airport

Transport
Researchers from QMU spoke to people drinking nearly ten times the recommended weekly alcohol limit. Picture: iStockphoto/Getty

Alcohol price plan ‘will harm biggest drinkers’

News 20

Quest to identify Tay Road Bridge workers in classic photographs

Dundee

Brexit setback for Scots tourism as businesses fear increase in costs

Politics 35

Insight: Why does the Trump trail go cold in the Hebrides?

World 12
The Royal Scotsman train has been scratched by lineside foliage during its Scottish trips this year

Rail operators call for trees to be cut amid damage to trains

Transport 3
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell (left) has called for Sir Richard Branson to be stripped of his knighthood. Picture: PA

John McDonnell calls for Virgin boss to be stripped of knighthood

UK
Corbyn is on course to win the leadership election, yet polling of the electorate as a whole suggests he is a liability to the Labour Party. Picture: John Devlin

Euan McColm: Road to oblivion paved with good intentions

Opinion 16
Researchers from QMU spoke to people drinking nearly ten times the recommended weekly alcohol limit. Picture: iStockphoto/Getty

Alcohol price plan ‘will harm biggest drinkers’

News 20
Trump with, from left to right, his sister Maryanne Trump Barry and cousins Willie Murray, Alasdair Murray, Calum Murray and Chrissie Murray at the house in Tong where his mother was brought up

Insight: Why does the Trump trail go cold in the Hebrides?

World 12
There is concern over damage to Scotlands reputation as a holiday destination. Photograph: Steven Scott Taylor

Brexit setback for Scots tourism as businesses fear increase in costs

Politics 35
Closing the gulf between the sexes will need a radical change in working practices. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Dani Garavelli: Take the ‘choice’ out of pay discrimination

Opinion 5
Mark McDonald with primary school children, who he believes will benefit from early exposure to education

Councils challenge SNP vow to double free childcare

Education 56

Leader: Parents’ lives will be transformed by nursery plan

Opinion 7

Leader: Trump as keen to play down Scottish links as we are

Opinion 1

Scottish Government under pressure to set out police numbers

Politics 67

Leaders: Labour fighting against the tide benefits no-one

Opinion 3
The United Airlines pilots were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol. Picture: Wiki Commons

Two pilots arrested ‘under the influence’ at Glasgow Airport

Transport
The Royal Scotsman train has been scratched by lineside foliage during its Scottish trips this year

Rail operators call for trees to be cut amid damage to trains

Transport 3
An unidentified Tay Road Bridge worker, photographed by Joseph McKenzie

Quest to identify Tay Road Bridge workers in classic photographs

Dundee
As well as cycle lanes, new laws are needed. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Jodi Gordon: Medal tally won’t cut our cycling death toll

Cycling 5

Scotland air link to China by 2021 if air passenger duty cut

Transport 32

The View singer ‘shouted homophobic abuse at cabin crew’

Music

Edinburgh schools traffic ban prompts more pupils to walk to class

Early learning is thought to encourage a later development

Leader: Parents’ lives will be transformed by nursery plan

Opinion 7
Under current rules private tutors are not required to undergo any background checks before offering lessons to young people. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Jane Bradley: Regulation is needed for tutors

Opinion
Converge Challenge director Olga Kozlova, centre, with Rebecca Pick of Strathclyde University and Edinburgh University's Richard Walker. Picture: Lesley Martin

Shortlist revealed for student entrepreneurs contest

Companies 3
The biggest reductions have been seen amongst women and mature students. Picture: Toby Williams

Number of students falls dramatically under new college setup

Education 17
A virtual classroom. Picture: Fleep Tuque

Ambitious virtual Gaelic school wins £700,000 boost

News 11
Pupils hoping to get into high-performing Catholic schools in East Renfrewshire may have to provide baptismal certificates. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Demand for Catholic school places prompts ‘baptism checks’

Education 64

£33m sports facility at Strathclyde University given green light

News 2

Death and bereavement on primary schools’ timetable

News

Exclusive: Judy Murray fears for her tennis legacy

Tennis 18

Switch Pokémon for Plato to boost brain says expert

News 1
A crowd gathers as the sun reflects from a new office building in the City of London. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Scots engineer designs hi-tech tool to reduce sun’s glare

News 1
Harbour seal populations on the east coast are struggling but are on the rise further west. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Census shows mixed fortunes for declining harbour seal colonies

Environment 1
The Scottish wildcat is endangered. Picture: Contributed

Scottish wildcat breeding centre opened to save Highland cats

Environment 1
The intake weir at Scotland's latest hydro scheme. Picture: Contributed

New £12m hydro scheme opens in the Highlands

News 7

Grounded oil rig in Western Isles refloated

News 1

Ilona Amos: Holyrood and Westminster must work together on energy

Opinion 20

Cairn Energy accused of failing to disclose environmental risks

Environment 7
DermalClinic. Picture: Contributed

Scottish spa treatment: DermalClinic, Edinburgh

Health
Lily Jencks at the London Maggies Centre. Picture: Debra Hurford

Lily Jencks on success of Maggie’s Centres 20 years on

Lifestyle
Researchers from QMU spoke to people drinking nearly ten times the recommended weekly alcohol limit. Picture: iStockphoto/Getty

Alcohol price plan ‘will harm biggest drinkers’

News 20
Cystic fibrosis pioneer, Dr Robert Ryan. Picture: Contributed

Leading scientist suspended amid ‘research misconduct’ investigation

News 6
Kieran McDade. Picture: submitted

Tragic teen footballer saves two lives with organ donation

News 10
Smokers are being sought for a health study on the effects of vaping. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Smokers sought for study on safety of e-cigarettes

News
A simple ingredient used in cheap paint could help to repair broken bones, Scottish scientists say.

Cheap paint ingredient paves way to repairing broken bones

News

Scientists identify gene that cuts coffee urges

News

OAP forced to walk home from hospital at 3am in dressing gown and slippers

News 114

Scots experts say £4bn fund needed to tackle superbugs

News

GP feedback could reduce ‘high risk’ prescribing

News 3
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell (left) has called for Sir Richard Branson to be stripped of his knighthood. Picture: PA

John McDonnell calls for Virgin boss to be stripped of knighthood

UK
Corbyn is on course to win the leadership election, yet polling of the electorate as a whole suggests he is a liability to the Labour Party. Picture: John Devlin

Euan McColm: Road to oblivion paved with good intentions

Opinion 16
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and leadership candidate Owen Smith in Glasgow for a hustings debate. Picture: John Devlin

Leaders: Labour fighting against the tide benefits no-one

Opinion 3
The Party leader spoke with young Scottish Labour activists at the Edinburgh Festival. Picture: SWNS

Jeremy Corbyn vows to reverse cuts and boost arts funding

UK 25

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Corbynistas are content with failure

Opinion 13

Scotland has taken largest share of Syrian refugees

Politics 70

Pound’s fall to put some steam behind Jimmy Choo

Retail
Trump with, from left to right, his sister Maryanne Trump Barry and cousins Willie Murray, Alasdair Murray, Calum Murray and Chrissie Murray at the house in Tong where his mother was brought up

Insight: Why does the Trump trail go cold in the Hebrides?

World 12
Trump with, from left to right, his sister Maryanne Trump Barry and cousins Willie Murray, Alasdair Murray, Calum Murray and Chrissie Murray at the house in Tong where his mother was brought up

Leader: Trump as keen to play down Scottish links as we are

Opinion 1
Cutting air passenger duty could make direct flights between Scotland and China an economic possibility, argue campaigners. Picture: David Moir

Scotland air link to China by 2021 if air passenger duty cut

Transport 32

Tributes paid to three Brits killed in Italian quake

News
Picture: Gary Hodgson

Reindeer enjoy the Cairngorms snow in summer weather

Odd 5
Newlands was jailed at the High Court in Glasgow. File picture: John Devlin

Judge says ‘LOL’ as he jails man over Facebook boast

Glasgow 1
Scots actor Alan Cummin. Picture: Contributed

Alan Cumming ‘cures’ Nicola Sturgeon’s fear of dogs

News 75

Is this one of the best hat-tricks of all time?

News 7

Thieves steal 230 ducks from Aberdeenshire farm

News 4

Millionaire fined for racist rants in bar of Gleneagles Hotel

News 12

Tesco removes Saltire from fruit after English complaints

Odd 192
Trump with, from left to right, his sister Maryanne Trump Barry and cousins Willie Murray, Alasdair Murray, Calum Murray and Chrissie Murray at the house in Tong where his mother was brought up

Insight: Why does the Trump trail go cold in the Hebrides?

World 12
Comedian Frankie Boyle has criticised 'risk averse' TV comedy in the UK. Picture: Robert Perry

Frankie Boyle warns ‘risk averse’ TV comedy becoming ‘stale’

TV & Radio 13
Former X-Factor contestant Wagner. Picture: Contributed

Scots joker dupes X-Factor star Wagner

News
Sean Connery in From Russia With Love - his favourite Bond film. Picture: Kobal Collection

23 facts you didn’t know about Sir Sean Connery

News 11
The rapid acceleration of UK tax on tobacco has driven consumers to find cheaper sources of tobacco. Picture: John Devlin

Giles Roca: Cigarette taxation must be stubbed out without delay

Opinion 3
Anne (right) and her niece Karen. Picture: Contributed

Anne and Karen’s story reveals what is done by Birthlink

Opinion
Plantations like Stridingarches Byre at Locharbrigg are restricted to 75 per cent or even 65 per cent of a single productive species. Picture: Contributed

Andrew Heald: Sustainability is seeing the wood for the trees

Opinion 4
A scene from the Long Good Friday, a film produced by Barry Hanson. Picture: Kobal Collection

Obituary: Barry Hanson, British film producer

Obituaries
George Fraser, Burma veteran and licensed grocer. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: George Fraser MBE TD, soldier and licensed grocer

Obituaries
Brian Rix, actor and disability campaigner. Picture: Getty Images

Obituary: Lord Brian Rix, actor and disability campaigner

Obituaries
Liz Drummond, former head of the Scottish Office press office. Picture: TSPL

Appreciation: Liz Drummond, former Scottish Office director of information

Obituaries
Alexander Dennis is a Scottish manufacturing company that competes on the world stage. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

Bill Jamieson: Innovating not widget making is the future

Opinion
Corbyn is on course to win the leadership election, yet polling of the electorate as a whole suggests he is a liability to the Labour Party. Picture: John Devlin

Euan McColm: Road to oblivion paved with good intentions

Opinion 16
Closing the gulf between the sexes will need a radical change in working practices. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Dani Garavelli: Take the ‘choice’ out of pay discrimination

Opinion 5
Early learning is thought to encourage a later development

Leader: Parents’ lives will be transformed by nursery plan

Opinion 7
Trump with, from left to right, his sister Maryanne Trump Barry and cousins Willie Murray, Alasdair Murray, Calum Murray and Chrissie Murray at the house in Tong where his mother was brought up

Leader: Trump as keen to play down Scottish links as we are

Opinion 1
As well as cycle lanes, new laws are needed. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Jodi Gordon: Medal tally won’t cut our cycling death toll

Cycling 5
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and leadership candidate Owen Smith in Glasgow for a hustings debate. Picture: John Devlin

Leaders: Labour fighting against the tide benefits no-one

Opinion 3

Jane Bradley: Regulation is needed for tutors

Opinion

Stephen Jardine: Scottish produce is in demand overseas

Opinion 4

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Corbynistas are content with failure

Opinion 13

Jim Duffy: Scottish Enterprise no longer fit for purpose

Opinion 21