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Brexit begins as Article 50 letter is handed over

UK
The opening of the Queensferry Crossing has been delayed. Picture: Greg Macvean

Queensferry Crossing opening delayed until the summer

Transport
'A quick browse of the opinion polls suggests not much has changed since 2014', writes Blair McDougall. Picture: John Devlin

Blair McDougall: SNP on wrong end of its own angry populism

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Jennifer Hastings

Appeal to find missing wife of rugby legend Scott Hastings

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Read Theresa May’s Brexit letter to EU in full

Politics

Brewdog admits "mistake that hurt" over trademark row

Odd

Edinburgh trams records ‘busiest day’ since service launched

News

Holyrood’s indyref2 vote rejected by Westminster

News
The West Ward Works was reopened for four days for the first Dundee Design Festival last year.

Historic Dundee printworks to become new £18m culture hub

Heritage

Scott Macnab: Lessons to be learned on education

Scott Macnab
Getting the best for Scotlands children is the top priority and the government must look at all options.

Scott Macnab: Lessons to be learned on education

Opinion 5
David Watt, executive director of IoD Scotland. Picture: Neil Hanna

David Watt: Public sector superboards on ice, for now

Management 3

Brexit begins as Article 50 letter is handed over

UK 29
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, sitting below a painting of Britain's first Prime Minister Robert Walpole, signs the official letter to European Council President Donald Tusk. Picture AP

Read Theresa May’s Brexit letter to EU in full

Politics 4
European Concil President Donald Tusk. Picture: AFP/EMMANUEL DUNAND/Getty Images

Brexit: EU ‘prepared to walk away from talks with no deal’

UK 1

Theresa May tells country to unite as UK’s EU exit is signed

UK 118

SNP: UK public ‘pessimistic’ about Brexit economic impact

Politics 48

Blair McDougall: SNP on wrong end of its own angry populism

News 30

Theresa May plays down row over ‘Legs-it’ front page

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Flybe is counting the cost of an IT overhaul. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Flybe warns of profit hit from IT systems upgrade

Transport
The opening of the Queensferry Crossing has been delayed. Picture: Greg Macvean

Queensferry Crossing opening delayed until the summer

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Greenock Ocean Terminal expects to double the number of containers it handles by 2021. Picture: Contributed

Greenock container terminal buoyed by Liverpool launch

Transport
The Queensferry Crossing was originally scheduled to open in December.

Queensferry Crossing opening delayed for a second time

Transport 84

New ideas are needed to keep M8 traffic flowing

Opinion 3

Martin Flanagan: Wheels come off for Stagecoach at SWT

Transport 1

Stagecoach loses SWT franchise to rival FirstGroup

Transport

A90 average speed cameras to track cars for 50 miles

Transport 16
Getting the best for Scotlands children is the top priority and the government must look at all options.

Scott Macnab: Lessons to be learned on education

Opinion 5
Lecturers' careers could be hanging in the balance after students are asked to grade their performance. Picture: Jane Barlow

Edinburgh University students asked to grade their lecturers

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John Swinney, deputy First Minister and education secretary is due to speak at ISTP, the major international education conference.
PICTURE: IAN RUTHERFORD

Major international education summit hosted in Edinburgh

Education 1
Study finds that women tend to choose less masculine looking male faces if they fear danger to their children.

Women fearing danger choose mates with less ‘macho’ faces

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Caroline Grieve. Picture: submitted

‘Overworked’ Dumfries High teacher falsified pupils’ results

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Problems in the teaching of our own language reach back decades

Jill Stephenson: We need foreigners to teach kids English

Opinion 1
Inspectors said Scottish education has gone through a significant period of reform

Scottish educations experts find five areas of improvement

Education

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

Education 3

Scots teachers subject to ‘vicious’ online abuse from parents

Education 19

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

Opinion 2
Baby squirrel Billy. Picture: SSPCA

One week old squirrel rescued from felled tree in Insch

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Forest on Sutherland Estate. Picture: Contributed

Final chance for Scotland’s wonderful woods and fine forests

News

Heather Reid shares optimism over future of science education

News
The Ross Bandstand in Princes Street Gardens has fallen out of use in recent years.

Seven contenders for revamp of Edinburgh's Ross Bandstand

Heritage 12

Total ban on fox hunting ‘would not ensure adherence to law’

News

Ilona Amos: Toads cross the road to get to the other side, but they need our help

Opinion 1

Scotland’s weather: Odds for hottest Easter on record slashed

News 10
A Health Protection Scotland report has ruled that Dunsyre Blue was the source of the e.Coli outbreak last July.

Official report rules that blue cheese did cause e.Coli outbreak

News 1
Scientists carried out Alzheimer's testing on mice.

Scientists on verge of Alzheimer's memory loss 'breakthrough'

News 4
Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak, University of Glasgow

University to open £32m Imaging Centre of Excellence

News
Study finds that women tend to choose less masculine looking male faces if they fear danger to their children.

Women fearing danger choose mates with less ‘macho’ faces

News
Cancer waiting times not met

Cancer waiting times called 'unacceptable' as targets missed

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Scientists at John Hopkins university in the United States have identified the protein that leads to memory loss in Alzheimer sufferers and reversed the loss of memory in mice.

Leader coment: Acknowledge the millions who are doing good

Politics
William, the care home dog. Picture: NHS Highlands

Crowdfunding campaign helps Highland care home dog

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Lesley Riddoch: Fears nursing shortage is hitting health care

Opinion 35

MPs call for tougher measures to combat childhood obesity

News 2

Stressed psychiatric nurses ‘suffer anxiety disorder’

UK

Children’s panels ‘should hear FGM risk cases’

News
Flybe is counting the cost of an IT overhaul. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Flybe warns of profit hit from IT systems upgrade

Transport
Despite the hefty penalty, Martin Flanagan believes it was a 'good day at the office' for Tesco. Picture: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Martin Flanagan: Tesco continues rehabilitation

Retail

Brexit begins as Article 50 letter is handed over

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European Concil President Donald Tusk. Picture: AFP/EMMANUEL DUNAND/Getty Images

Brexit: EU ‘prepared to walk away from talks with no deal’

UK 1

‘Human waste’ found in Coke cans prompts police probe

UK 1

Theresa May tells country to unite as UK’s EU exit is signed

UK 118

Landlord bans ‘coloured people’ because of ‘curry smell’

UK 12

Theresa May plays down row over ‘Legs-it’ front page

UK 2
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

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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 4
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
Brewdog owns the trademark to "punk" in relation to beer.

Brewdog admits "mistake that hurt" over trademark row

Odd 1
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

News 1
Ayrshire dog day care centre owner Malcolm Balish wants wider regulation. Picture: John Devlin

Scottish dog daycare regulations ‘are a postcode lottery’

Odd 3

Former Scots monastery on sale for same price as London flat

News 7

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 6

Video: Chance to spot Northern Lights in Edinburgh tonight

News

Heather Reid shares optimism over future of science education

News
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
Ian Gatt, secretary of the Scottish Pelagic Sustainability Group

Ian Gatt: Don’t overlook humble herring and mackerel

Opinion 1
The Global Seed Vault. The Vault is a safe storage facility for up to four and a half million seed samples of crops from all over the world.

Dr Glenn Bryan: Scots potato link to Svalbard seed vault

Opinion
Filming of the Down's Syndrome Scotland advert as part of their Awareness Week

Don’t see Down’s syndrome, see the person

Opinion

Obituary: Andy Coogan, athlete, Japanese POW camp survivor and inspirational figure

Obituaries

Obituary: James More, Edinburgh City Council Depute Town Clerk

Obituaries
Anne Mathewson obit

Obituary: Anne Mathewson, ran Clifton Hall School in Edinburgh

Obituaries
Adam Kennedy Bergius, DSC, submariner

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

Obituaries 1
Getting the best for Scotlands children is the top priority and the government must look at all options.

Scott Macnab: Lessons to be learned on education

Opinion 5
David Watt, executive director of IoD Scotland. Picture: Neil Hanna

David Watt: Public sector superboards on ice, for now

Management 3
'Keep the heid' when it's time to do a deal, advises Jim Duffy. Picture: Ian Howarth

Jim Duffy: Greed and stupidity can always scupper a deal

Management
Despite the hefty penalty, Martin Flanagan believes it was a 'good day at the office' for Tesco. Picture: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Martin Flanagan: Tesco continues rehabilitation

Retail
'A quick browse of the opinion polls suggests not much has changed since 2014', writes Blair McDougall. Picture: John Devlin

Blair McDougall: SNP on wrong end of its own angry populism

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27/01/17 .  GLASGOW. Stock shot of HGV. HGV’s , lorry , lorries. HGV’s are being blames for damage to roads. Story by Al Dalton.

New ideas are needed to keep M8 traffic flowing

Opinion 3
Around two per cent of officers are armed

Chris Marshall: Arming our police won't defeat terrorism

Opinion 2

Ayesha Hazarika: What drives people towards this mindless cult of violence?

Opinion 2

Leader comment: Commando spirit shines in Claire Blackman

Opinion 1

Martyn McLaughlin: Sturgeon’s stateside trip promises to be curiously low-key

Opinion 25

Chris Marshall: The routine arming of police is not a decision to be rushed

Politics 1