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Theresa May insists her position on indyref2 will not change

UK
Britain's Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire addresses the media outside Stormont House. Picture: Getty Images

‘Short window of opportunity’ to break Stormont deadlock

UK
The new Shetland discovery has sparked fresh hope for Scotland's North Sea oil and gas industry.

Shetland oil find ‘could be biggest of the century’

Politics
Alex Salmond arriving for the funeral of Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister and ex-IRA commander Martin McGuinness (Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire)

Salmond: Scots nationalism ‘not violent due to no oppression’

Alex Salmond

Ofcom considers Comic Relief probe after complaints surge

UK

Tributes pour in for Scots Thai boxer who dies from heatstroke

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Former Yes campaign chief executive Blair Jenkins. Picture: John Devlin

Indyref2: SNP ‘must be realistic’ on economy to win vote

Politics

Brian Monteith: SNP government is turning on its own figures

Brian Monteith

Video: ‘White Pride’ marchers make Nazi salutes in Edinburgh

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Police made a total of ten arrests during today's demonstrations in Edinburgh. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Ten arrested during Edinburgh fascist rally

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Farmers are ploughing on despite a complete lack of information. Picture: Neil Hanna

Still in the dark over post-Brexit agriculture policy

Farming 1
Lloyd's of London chairman John Nelson. Picture: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Lloyd’s of London chair John Nelson relaxed on Brexit

Financial
Britain's Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire addresses the media outside Stormont House. Picture: Getty Images

‘Short window of opportunity’ to break Stormont deadlock

UK 2

Salmond: Scots nationalism ‘not violent due to no oppression’

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Theresa May insists her position on indyref2 will not change

UK 132

What we can expect when Theresa May meets Nicola Sturgeon

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Theresa May pledges to ‘strengthen Union’ as Brexit looms

UK 26
The opening of the Queensferry Crossing has already been postponed from last December. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Leader comment: Don’t get blown off course by delays

Opinion 9
British Transport Police would be merged with Police Scotland under Scottish Government proposals

Alastair Dalton: Expertise in dealing with rail suicides will be ever more vital

Opinion 1
Loganair are set to reinstate the Orkney-Fair Isle route. Picture: PA

New Fair Isle flights from Orkney launched by Loganair

Transport

Satisfaction with Lothian Buses punctuality at four-year low

Transport 58

Eddie Stobart motors ahead with £550m flotation plan

Transport
Gerry McCormick, the councils acting head of Standards and Inclusion, says there are many indicators to take into consideration and is confident progress is being made.

Just over 50 per cent of North Lanarkshire schools reach exam benchmark

Education 1
One in seven teachers had experienced upsetting experiences on social media from parents. Picture: John Devlin

Scots teachers subject to ‘vicious’ online abuse from parents

Education 19

John Edward: Is it time for all schools to have governors?

Opinion 2
EIS general secretary Larry Flanagan (Pic  Alan Richardson)

College lecturers balloted on strike action over pay

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The status quo is not an option for schooling said education secretary John Swinney. Picture: Contributed

Damning school inspection report ‘shows change needed’

Politics 67
Students from the University of St Andrews take a walk along the town's harbour while wearing their famous red gowns. Picture: Jane Barlow/TSPL

St Andrews ‘offers best student experience in Scotland’

Education 4

How mobile phones could save lives in the developing world

Tech 3

Hundreds of Scottish headteachers to get ‘leadership training’

Education 25

Inverness pupils on flight home after terror attack

Politics

Mandy Haeburn-Little: Business needs cyber-security experts

Opinion 3
There has been a growing interest in the cultivation of seaweeds for a variety of uses. Picture: Ian Georgeson/TSPL

Scottish seaweed industry prepares for commercial future

Environment
The osprey was among the bird of prey species hit by wildlife crimes in Scotland last year.  Picture: Ian Rutherford

Crimes against birds of prey in Scotland down by 26%

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Encouraging the golden eagle back into the hills and glens is surely a cause deserving of wide support. Picture: ThinkStock

Leader comment: Eagles are golden opportunity

Opinion 2
There is habitat for ten to 16 pairs of golden eagles in the south of Scotland  though at present there are only two to four pairs. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Golden eagle numbers set to soar after project funding boost

Environment 5

Scots landmarks to join big switch-off for Earth Hour

News 11

Islanders on Mull launch crowdfunding bid to save rare habitat

Environment

Campaigners call for Trump rival to rethink Highland course

Environment 14

New species of cloud given official names in cloud atlas

Environment 2
William, the care home dog. Picture: NHS Highlands

Crowdfunding campaign helps Highland care home dog

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Care for patients across Scotlands National Health Service is being compromised by a shortage of nurses. Picture: Getty Images

Lesley Riddoch: Fears nursing shortage is hitting health care

Opinion 33
The Commons health committee is calling for strong controls on price promotions of unhealthy food and drinks. Picture: Rex/Shutterstock

MPs call for tougher measures to combat childhood obesity

News 2
Psychiatric nurses score lower on identifying with their peers.

Stressed psychiatric nurses ‘suffer anxiety disorder’

UK
Morag Driscoll, convener of the Law Society of Scotland's family law sub-committee, says it is time for debate. Photograph: Scott Louden

Children’s panels ‘should hear FGM risk cases’

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M&S said customers should return any of the soups already purchased.

M&S soup recalled over chemical contamination fears

News
MRI scans cut out the need for unnecessary biopsies. Picture: PA

MRIs could ‘change equation’ for prostate cancer screening

News 3

Infertile Scottish couples to get three chances of free IVF

News 69

Alcohol-free morning raves set to hit Scotland’s night clubs

News 2

Chief medical officer calls for improvements in cancer care

News

Glasgow scientists leading in pancreatic cancer treatment

News
Britain's biggest lenders face the Bank of England's toughest-ever stress tests. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Lenders to face foreign scenario in BoE stress test

Financial
The telecoms watchdog found BT's Openreach arm had failed to pay other providers proper compensation for delays. Picture: Rod Kirkpatrick/VisualMedia/PA

BT fined record £42m over ‘serious’ rules breach

Tech 2
Lloyd's of London chairman John Nelson. Picture: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Lloyd’s of London chair John Nelson relaxed on Brexit

Financial
The CBI/PwC survey found a third of finance firms were more optimistic than three months ago. Picture: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

Financial services optimism holds up after poor 2016

Financial

‘Short window of opportunity’ to break Stormont deadlock

UK 2

Theresa May insists her position on indyref2 will not change

UK 132

Ofcom considers Comic Relief probe after complaints surge

UK 4

New 12-sided £1 coin set to arrive

UK 9
President Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence seen as House Speaker Paul Ryan, above, announces withdrawal of the bill. Picture: Getty

Donald Trump humiliated over health bill

World 13
Displaced Iraqis flee their homes due to fighting between government troops and IS. Picture: AFP/Getty

Threat of more air strikes sends thousands fleeing Mosul

World 3
A woman confronts police officers blocking a street during an opposition rally in Minsk. Photograph: AP

Belarus protesters clash with police over ‘parasites tax’

World 4
One person has been killed and one person has been wounded after a shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. Picture: PA

One dead one wounded after Las Vegas Strip shooting

World 7
Festival-goers will be encouraged to wear unicorn horns at the Knockengorroch World Ceilidh Music Festival. Picture: Contributed

‘Unicorns’ are alive and well in Galloway

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Ayrshire dog day care centre owner Malcolm Balish wants wider regulation. Picture: John Devlin

Scottish dog daycare regulations ‘are a postcode lottery’

Odd 2

Former Scots monastery on sale for same price as London flat

News 6
Home ownership is a top priority for Millennials, the report found.

Milllennials believe their financial future is 'as good as parents'

Odd 1

E.Coli-linked cheesemaker to recommence production

Odd 7

Shop flooded with 2,000 orders for Buckfast Easter Egg

Odd 5

Video: Chance to spot Northern Lights in Edinburgh tonight

News

Couple take legal action against Diageo over ‘whisky fungus’

Odd 3
Ed Sheeran appearing obn Comic Relief - Photographer: Jamie Carter

Sheeran’s Comic Relief trip sparks tears

UK
John Lennon and Yoko Ono, with their children, Julian, left, and Kyoko, on holiday at Durness, in Sutherland, in 1969. PIC: PA.

John Lennon and his holidays in the Scottish Highlands

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Colin Montgomerie on his wedding day with wife Gaynor Knowles. Picture: PA

Colin Montgomerie settles divorce from wife Gaynor

News 1
Wrestlers like Big Daddy (aka Shirley Crabtree) were household names thanks to television coverage (file photo)

Wrestling to return to primetime ITV slot after 30 years

TV & Radio

Get prepared for a new world of data protection

Opinion
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Charles Keidan (2nd R) and Rebecca Steinfeld (C) address the media outside the Royal Courts of Justice, Strand on February 21, 2017 in London, England. Mr Keidan and Ms Steinfeld have today lost their Court of Appeal battle to enter into a civil partnership. The couple were challenging a previous High Court ruling which said that they could not have a civil partnership because they were not in a same sex relationship. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

I do believe laws on marriage need fix

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Anne Mathewson obit

Obituary: Anne Mathewson, ran Clifton Hall School in Edinburgh

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Adam Kennedy Bergius, DSC, submariner

Obituary: Adam Kennedy Bergius, DSC, Operation Sabre hero, submariner and sailor

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ex-Royal Marine John McGhee

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Obituary: John Andrew McGhee, Royal Marine & D-Day veteran

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Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller, Sr. Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Obituary: David Rockefeller, philanthropist and heir

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Mum’s the Word

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Nick Freer says internationalisation translates to economic growth. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Nick Freer: Internationalisation pivotal to growth

Tech
First Minister meets Prime Minister Theresa May at Bute House. Picture: TSPL

What we can expect when Theresa May meets Nicola Sturgeon

News 28
Encouraging the golden eagle back into the hills and glens is surely a cause deserving of wide support. Picture: ThinkStock

Leader comment: Eagles are golden opportunity

Opinion 2
EU citizens living in Britain face a difficult choice following the Brexit vote. Picture: Justin Tallis/AFP

Kat Jones: Collateral damage in the Brexit war

Opinion

Denis Frize: Let’s all support United for footballing success

Opinion 3

Billy Jones: Is there a reason to get ticked off when the clocks go forward?

Opinion

Catriona MacSween: Remember the refugee children who miss their mothers

Opinion

Get prepared for a new world of data protection

Opinion