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Poll: A quarter of Scots support SNP plan to cut air taxes

Politics
Chancellor Philip Hammond said the Scottish Government should be 'cautious about increasing the pressure on household incomes through taxation'. Picture: PA

Philip Hammond warns SNP over tax rises

Politics
Damage to the ScotRail train was caused when powerlines between Easterhouse and Coatbridge were vandalised. Picture: PA

ScotRail train ‘extensively damaged’ by vandalised power lines

Transport

Marines kicked out military after depraved Arbroath nightclub acts

News

Anas Sarwar proposes Glasgow Guarantee Scotland-wide rollout

News

Alcohol pill could end middle-class drinking ‘epidemic’

Health

Damian Green ‘cautiously optimistic’ after Brexit talks

Politics
Dundonald Court in Dundee. Picture: Google

Man shot dead in Dundee in ‘crossbow attack’

News

Brian Monteith: Theresa May is neither down nor out

Brian Monteith

Pro-EU campaign is plot to "undermine Jeremy Corbyn"

Politics 29
International development secretary Priti Patel (right) inspects some of the damage caused by Hurricane Maria in Tortola, the British Virgin Islands. Pictures: Georgina Stubbs/PA

Hurricane-hit British overseas territories look “apocalyptic”

News 2
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell addressing the Labour Party annual conference at the Brighton Centre. Picture: PA Wire

Labour will end PFI, John McDonnell pledges

UK 23
Whitelee windfarm in Eaglesham. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Energy firm calls for political support for more onshore windfarms

Tech 33

SNP air tax cut will "benefit richest" and spark race to the bottom

Politics 53

Jeremy Corbyn under pressure over single market stance

Politics 50

Anas Sarwar proposes Glasgow Guarantee Scotland-wide rollout

News 17

Poll: A quarter of Scots support SNP plan to cut air taxes

Politics 142
Commuters board a ScotRail service at Falkirk High, on the profitable Glasgow-Edinburgh mainline. Picture: Michael Gillen/JP

Abellio makes £3.5m loss in first year of ScotRail operation

Transport 1
15m of cabling was taken from a line between Inverkeithing and North Queensferry in Fife. Picture: PA

Theft of signal cabling causes major disruption for Scots train travellers

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Damage to the ScotRail train was caused when powerlines between Easterhouse and Coatbridge were vandalised. Picture: PA

ScotRail train ‘extensively damaged’ by vandalised power lines

Transport 3

Alastair Dalton: Selfish school-run parkers must be removed

Opinion 5

Ryanair will axe pilot leave to fix cancellations crisis

Transport 2

Council agrees business case for extending Edinburgh tram to Leith

Transport 15

Scottish railway stations named among best in Britain

News 6

Leonardo DiCaprio donates tens of thousands to Edinburgh project

Education
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 15
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 30
Schools should embrace the new approach. Photograph: Getty

Pat Black: Teach First collaboration helps raise standards

Education 4
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 16
The incident happened on Wednesday at a classroom in Broughton Primary.

Classroom at Broughton Primary closes after ceiling collapses

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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 10
International development secretary Priti Patel (right) inspects some of the damage caused by Hurricane Maria in Tortola, the British Virgin Islands. Pictures: Georgina Stubbs/PA

Hurricane-hit British overseas territories look “apocalyptic”

News 2
Whitelee windfarm in Eaglesham. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Energy firm calls for political support for more onshore windfarms

Tech 33
Two metoer showers are expected in October. Picture: Shutterstock

October meteor showers - where to watch them in Scotland

Environment 1
Watchdog asks Scottish Government for more effort in sectors other than power

Scotland must speed up targets for climate change, warn experts

Environment 31

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

Environment 9

Seabirds nest on remote islands after rat-catching blitz

Environment 1

Majority of seabirds are eating plastic, Scots scientists warn

Tech 4
The pill is aimed at people who have a few glasses of wine every night and may not recognise they have a problem with alcohol dependency. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Alcohol pill could end middle-class drinking ‘epidemic’

Health 22
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 5
ERI Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Picture: Greg Macvean

Dead pigeons in walls close ward as hospital patients evacuated

UK 13
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

Politics 109
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Serial killer Brady’s burial plans not disclosed at inquest

News 1
Airlines have called for a ban on early morning alcohol sales at airports.

Airport alcohol ban call after Scottish arrest figures released

News 56

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

Opinion

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

UK

International development secretary Priti Patel (right) inspects some of the damage caused by Hurricane Maria in Tortola, the British Virgin Islands. Pictures: Georgina Stubbs/PA

Hurricane-hit British overseas territories look “apocalyptic”

News 2
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell addressing the Labour Party annual conference at the Brighton Centre. Picture: PA Wire

Labour will end PFI, John McDonnell pledges

UK 23
The pill is aimed at people who have a few glasses of wine every night and may not recognise they have a problem with alcohol dependency. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Alcohol pill could end middle-class drinking ‘epidemic’

Health 22

What does the Uber ruling mean for Edinburgh and Glasgow?

UK 13

Family of missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague retrace his steps

News

FIFA set to perform U-turn on wearing of poppies

Scotland 43
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JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

Opinion
Fears have been raised over a teaching crisis. Picture TSPL

Letters: Standing up for beliefs can be dangerous in 2017 Scotland

Your Say 18

Comment: Grammar purists need to get with the program

Opinion 4
Research suggests workers who stand on the job are twice as likely to have heart disease than workers who sit

Lesley Riddoch: Back-breaking work has returned to Britain

Opinion 45
The First Minister's success has not yet translated into gender equality in all workplaces (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Equality still a long way from reality

Opinion
Paisley is bidding to be the UK City of Culture in 2021.

Brian Ferguson: Dundee and Paisley aiming for rare cultural double

Opinion
Authors like Alasdair Gray didnt write the way they did to bolster a strong national identity. Picture: John Devlin

Kirsty Gunn: Plaids and porridge have been replaced by drugs and depression

Opinion 5

Claire Thomas: Fur is flying over who gets to keep the pets

Opinion

Brian Monteith: Theresa May is neither down nor out

Opinion 421

Claire MacPherson: Don’t let misleading, inaccurate inheritance tax stories be your guide

Opinion

Kenny Rose: Using secondary legislation may be seen as a threat to reserved powers

Opinion
International development secretary Priti Patel (right) inspects some of the damage caused by Hurricane Maria in Tortola, the British Virgin Islands. Pictures: Georgina Stubbs/PA

Hurricane-hit British overseas territories look “apocalyptic”

News 2
Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoys conservative government has pledged to stop the Catalan independence referendum. Pictures: PA and Creative Commons

Catalan referendum: MSPs call for independence vote to go ahead

Politics 386
Donald Trump has attracted criticism from athletes. Picture: Getty

Various sport stars condemn Donald Trump’s comments amid NFL row

News 20
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 2

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

Opinion 2

Nicholas Kristof: Meet the world leaders – in hypocrisy

Opinion 3

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 6

Odd

Meet the mum and son team now one of first sexbot sellers in UK

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 1
Trials for the Quiditch Premier League taking place. Picture: SWNS

Harry Potter fans get Scotland’s first national quidditch team

News
Just some of the vision from futurologists.

Superhero suits and invisibility cloaks are just 50 years away

Odd 1

Claire Thomas: Fur is flying over who gets to keep the pets

Opinion
Bruce Forsyth left his �17m fortune to his wife. Picture: Getty

Claire MacPherson: Don’t let misleading, inaccurate inheritance tax stories be your guide

Opinion
UK ministers have insisted Brexit needs to be negotiated under a UK-wide framework

Kenny Rose: Using secondary legislation may be seen as a threat to reserved powers

Opinion
Journalist and media consutlant Bill Owens has died at the age of 85

Bill Owens: Far-travelled journalist with a colourful career

Obituaries
Jounalist Lillian Ross has died at the age of 99. Picture: AP

Obituary: Lillian Ross, journalist, ground-breaking writer, ‘Talk of the Town’ reporter

Obituaries
James McMillan Maxwell, Jan 1960

Obituary: James McMillan Maxwell, amateur era attacking stand-off, Langholm stalwart and ‘one-cap wonder’ for Scotland

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

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

Obituaries

Leonardo DiCaprio donates tens of thousands to Edinburgh project

Education
Shakespares Macbeth was of course set in Scotland, but did the bard ever visit the country himself? Picture: Getty

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