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Alistair Darling: Only Labour has delivered for Scotland

Politics
Prime Minister Theresa May appearing onThe Andrew Marr Show. Picture: PA

Election 2017: Theresa May promises not to raise VAT

Politics
A Mori monitor recorded a 65 per cent satisfaction rating for Alex Salmond as First Minister in 2014. Picture: Scottish Government/PA Wire

Alex Salmond slams columnist in letter to the editor

News

Only one Scottish driver referred over smoking in car with child

News

Brian Monteith: Tories must back fishermen to win SNP seats

Opinion

Scots need a ‘reality check’ about racism

News

Majority of Scots think SSPCA should probe wildlife crime

News

Lesley Riddoch: False assertion of right-wing invincibility

Opinion
The hospital is moving to a purpose-built facility at Little France, close to the Royal Infirmary. Picture: Contributed

New home of Edinburgh’s Sick Kids hospital gets new name

News

Lesley Riddoch: False assertion of right-wing invincibility

Lesley Riddoch
Sir Richard Branson. Picture: Julie Bull

Richard Branson: Hard Brexit could warrant second referendum

Politics
Prime Minister Theresa May appearing onThe Andrew Marr Show. Picture: PA

Election 2017: Theresa May promises not to raise VAT

Politics 1
The SNP is in 'disarray' over the CFP, says Brian Monteith.

Brian Monteith: Tories must back fishermen to win SNP seats

Opinion 3
What lies behind the headlines of right-wing ascendancy. Picture: Getty

Lesley Riddoch: False assertion of right-wing invincibility

Opinion 3
Alistair Darling.

Alistair Darling: Only Labour has delivered for Scotland

Politics 29
Aa young man who filmed with a phone a violent police arrest shows the video on his iPhone.   (Photo credit should read ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Social media giants’ failure on hate speech ‘shameful’

Politics 1
Ude Joe-Adigwe.
 Picture: John Devlin.

Scots need a ‘reality check’ about racism

News 13

President Donald Trump attacks US media at 100-day rally

World 2

Majority of Scots think SSPCA should probe wildlife crime

News 2

Pope warns of broad destruction if Korean tensions escalate

World

Alex Salmond: General Election about ‘backing Scottish parliament’

News 34
Gordon Reid will work closely with the Hillington Road dealership over the next year on a range of events.

Paralympian Gordon Reid joins Lookers Audi as brand ambassador

Retail 2
The return of train services to the area would transform Fife

Allen Armstrong: Future of rail depends on Levenmouth line

Transport 6
the former Post Office Railway in London will reopen in July. Photograph: Miles Willis

Tourists to tunnel their way into rail history

Transport 3

Leader comment: Criticism of electric progress unhelpful

Opinion 11

Commuter disruption after lorry overturns on M8

News

Four injured after van crashes into bus stop in Clydebank

News

Drone came 75ft from EasyJet plane landing at Edinburgh Airport

Transport 19
Nicola Sturgeon visits Clyde Space, Scotlands first micro satellite company. Glasgow is the hub of the country's growing space sector. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Scotland’s space sector lifts off thanks to funding boost

Tech 1
Germanys scheme to train youngsters shows different mindset

Daryl Teague: We must act to avoid construction skills drain

Opinion 3
Lecturers will picket outside colleges today as strike action across Scotland begins.

College lecturers strike across Scotland over pay deal

Education 13
James McCune Smith became the first African American to receive a doctorate. Picture: University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow honours life of James McCune Smith

Education 2
Do we really need to spend money on telling parents to read to their children, asks David Bone

David Bone: Take some reponsibility for yourself

News 1
Oxford University, where students have been issues strict guidelines in a bid to avoid racist behaviour. Picture: Pixabay

University students warned ‘looking away could be racist’

Education 16

‘Fat’ feminist jogger defies PE class persecutors

News 9

Consent should be part of sex education, says MSP

Education 5

Consent needs to be taught as part of sex education, says MSP

News 8

Heriot-Watt signs £2.5m research deal with oil giant Total

News 3
A furry brown and golden moth lands over a green T-shirt. Picture: PA

Mild weather brings record number of moths to UK

Environment
A rare Red Winged Blackbird. Picture: contributed.

First glimpse of red-winged blackbird for Orkney birdspotters

Environment
SSPCA inpector Sarah Gregory with a swan that was shot through the wing with an arrow. Picture: SSPCA/PA Wire

Majority of Scots think SSPCA should probe wildlife crime

News 2
More than 300 redundant pylons are to be removed from the Cairngorms National Park. Pic: PA

Final phase of Cairngorms pylon removal gets underway

News 7

All you need to know about the Hebridean Way walking route

News

Migration sees Scotland’s population reach record high

News 37

Plans unveiled to repopulate Skye crofting village

News 1
The hospital is moving to a purpose-built facility at Little France, close to the Royal Infirmary. Picture: Contributed

New home of Edinburgh’s Sick Kids hospital gets new name

News
Actor Val Kilmer.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Val Kilmer appears to confirm cancer battle

Celebrity
Val McDermid hopes to raise about �5,000 for the MoonWalk charity which raises funds to tackle breast cancer. Photograph: Greg Macvean

Author Val McDermid intent on tackling 13-mile MoonWalk

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Airdrie bakery closed while outbreak of Hepatitis A investigated

Airdrie
Despite the best efforts of local butchers, red meat consumption fell after the supermarket horsemeat scandal.

Stephen Jardine: I’ll try the vegetarian way in meat-free May

Opinion 1
Serena Williams won the Australian Open tennis while two-months pregnant but reading too much into this puts unfair pressure on women.

Jane Bradley: Don’t make sport out of pregnancy

Opinion
Scots-born surgeon Ian Patersons operations saw hundreds of patients recalled and dozens receiving payouts from the NHS. Picture: SWNS

Scots surgeon guilty of performing needless breast operations

UK

Glasgow breast surgeon convicted of carrying out ‘unnecessary’ ops

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Nurse wins £50,000 after slipping on Edinburgh hospital floor

News

Deprived ‘more likely’ to be excluded from chronic care

News

Private firms barred from role in Scottish benefits system

Politics 21
Sainsbury's is due to report its annual results on Wednesday. Picture: Toby Williams

Supermarket giants to test high street resilience

Retail
Sir Richard Branson. Picture: Julie Bull

Richard Branson: Hard Brexit could warrant second referendum

Politics
A furry brown and golden moth lands over a green T-shirt. Picture: PA

Mild weather brings record number of moths to UK

Environment
Refugees are often housed in inadequate shelters.

Researchers design housing for refugee camps in extreme climates

UK 1

David Cameron unveils his £25,000 luxury shed

Odd 2

Alex Salmond: General Election about ‘backing Scottish parliament’

News 34

Video: Still hope for Madeleine, says mother 10 years on

News 8

Madeleine McCann’s decade: From wristband slogans to fake news

News 2
Theresa Mays endless repetition of the same boring old slogans somehow seems to make her safees

Kirsty Gunn: If we don’t start hitting back, politics will make us all ill

Opinion
Huge savings could be made by axing layers of governance

James Macintyre: Time to cut back clutter of governmental constipation

Opinion
Starbank Park is 125 years old and still a community hub

Moyra Forrest: Historical roots a huge part of park life for local community

Opinion
The familiarity of stroking a dog visibly reduces anxiety

Sarah Jeffrey: Dogged belief in the real benefits of canine comfort

Opinion
Scottish seafood remains one of the key categories growing in importance across both domestic and international markets

Patrick Hughes: Scottish seafood surfs worldwide wave of approval

Opinion

Leader: Unspoken truths on tax policy

Opinion

Brian Monteith: Tories must back fishermen to win SNP seats

Opinion 3

Lesley Riddoch: False assertion of right-wing invincibility

Opinion 3

Chris Phillips: ‘One in six has mental health issues’

Opinion

Euan McColm: Who’s afraid of the big bad Tories?

Opinion 50
Refugees are often housed in inadequate shelters.

Researchers design housing for refugee camps in extreme climates

UK 1
Swiss climber Ueli Steck posing in Sigoyer, in the Hautes-Alpes department of southeastern France.
 Picture: AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PIERRE CLATOTJEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images

Famous Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies near Mount Everest

World 2
President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the south lawn of the White House in Washington late Saturday night, April 29, 2017, on this return from a rally in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

President Donald Trump attacks US media at 100-day rally

World 2
Pope Francis addresses a crowd. Picture: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images

Pope warns of broad destruction if Korean tensions escalate

World

David Brooks: Trump’s pond-skater presidency

Opinion 3

Labour MPs speak out against Trump state visit

News 2

Johnson joins election fray with ‘Eton insults’

Politics 5

Story of 92-year-old Serbian refugee to be told in animation

News 2
David Cameron with his shed. Picture: Graham Flack/Red Sky Shepherds Hut.

David Cameron unveils his £25,000 luxury shed

Odd 2
Sir Chris Hoy tries out the 'ski-bike'. Picture: Twitter/@chrishoy

Sir Chris Hoy takes up ‘bike skiing’

Odd 1
Three topiary heads created by Michael Kaplan in his garden. Picture: SWNS

Edinburgh man spends 2,000 hours sculpting ‘head’ hedges

News 3
John Sturrock is Chief Executive and Senior Mediator with Core Solutions Group

John Sturrock: Fight or flight deeply rooted in our ways

Opinion
Man laying loft insulation to make the home more energy efficient

There’s still time for Scotland to deliver the zero carbon future we need to have

Opinion 6
Alastair Keatinge is Partner and Head of Charities at Lindsays

Charities must get care provision under control

News
Fiona McEwan carries the 2014 Commonwealth Games baton

Obituary: Fiona McEwan, accomplished sportswoman and Commonwealth Games official

Obituaries

Appreciation: Bill Copland, radiology specialist and retired Surgeon Captain in RNR

Obituaries
Brian Sunners, 84, of Lake Katrine, died Tuesday, April 18

Brian Sunners, capital graduate who emigrated to Canada

Obituaries
Robert M Pirsig working on a motorcycle in 1975 (William Morrow via AP)

Obituary: Robert M Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Obituaries

Karen Gillan: Directing feels natural to me

Lifestyle
Actor Val Kilmer.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Val Kilmer appears to confirm cancer battle

Celebrity
Ford Kiernan. Picture: John Devlin

Still Game’s Ford Kiernan fined for Glasgow bar outburst

News 8
Tom Hardy, as a witness described how the actor was seen apprehending a suspected moped thief. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Actor Tom Hardy catches moped thief after chasing him

Celebrity
Sir Elton John has cancelled a series of shows in the US. Picture: Billy Benight/PA Wire

Sir Elton John suffering from “potentially deadly” infection

Celebrity