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Volunteer teachers can close the attainment gap, say Tories

Education
Barriers designed to prevent an attack similar to the one in Las Ramblas happening at the Edinburgh Festival. Picture: Scott Louden

Terrorists will adapt to barriers with knives, warns expert

Politics
John Hillis of Pacific Quay Powerboats has come up with the water taxi notion. Picture: John Devlin

Glasgow looks to Venice with water taxi service to airport

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The fact that drug deaths in Scotland rose by nearly a quarter in 2016 compared with 2015 has reignited debate. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Euan McColm: Real reasons we failed to reform drugs policy

Opinion

Paolozzi sculpture forced to relocate over construction work

Art

Pringle knitwear battles to stop Greek brand using similar name

Business

Dani Garavelli: Confederates’ army still fighting the cause

Opinion

£3m boost for cancer centres in Edinburgh and Glasgow

News
Women with their babies in Lilongwe, Malawi, where many Scots have worked as volunteers. Picture: Getty Images

Sarah Brown praises role of Scots in helping Malawi’s mothers

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Euan McColm: Real reasons we failed to reform drugs policy

Euan McColm
The fact that drug deaths in Scotland rose by nearly a quarter in 2016 compared with 2015 has reignited debate. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Euan McColm: Real reasons we failed to reform drugs policy

Opinion 8
Many parents cant afford the fees charged by tutors to give children a little extra help. Photograph: Getty

Volunteer teachers can close the attainment gap, say Tories

Education 9
Barriers designed to prevent an attack similar to the one in Las Ramblas happening at the Edinburgh Festival. Picture: Scott Louden

Terrorists will adapt to barriers with knives, warns expert

Politics 8
Barriers designed to prevent an attack similar to the one in Las Ramblas happening at the Edinburgh Festival. Picture: Scott Louden

Leader: Defy the terrorists by exercising our freedoms

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The city of the future threatens to grow inexorably. Image: Getty

David Hogg: Geographical accident could solve housing crisis

Opinion 1
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addresses the assembled crowd at Glasgow Pride.  (Photo by Robert Perry/Getty Images)

Nicola Sturgeon at Glasgow Pride: I’m proud of Scotland’s LGBTI record

Politics 289
SNP supporters. This week Nicola Sturgeon said she felt nationalism had ugly connotations. Picture  Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Leader: SNP must re-emphasise nationalism as a positive

Opinion 74

Edinburgh stands with Spain after Barcelona attack

News 11

Labour proposes bursaries to tackle shortage of physics and maths teachers

Politics 6

Vince Cable says SNP free tuition fees policy is unsustainable

News 15
John Hillis of Pacific Quay Powerboats has come up with the water taxi notion. Picture: John Devlin

Glasgow looks to Venice with water taxi service to airport

News 4
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Hurricane Gert set to bring rain to Scotland

News 1
Work is underway on an extension to the airport.

Work underway on £80 million Edinburgh Airport extension

News 17

Revealed: The most annoying commuter habits

News 7

Bus firm: CCTV shows no evidence of alleged schoolgirl injury

Transport 11

Family of tragic Queensferry Crossing worker ‘will cross bridge first’

News
Many parents cant afford the fees charged by tutors to give children a little extra help. Photograph: Getty

Volunteer teachers can close the attainment gap, say Tories

Education 9
Sir Vince Cable. Picture: Gordon Fraser

Vince Cable says SNP free tuition fees policy is unsustainable

News 15
Students from the University of St Andrews walk along the harbour wall wearing their famous red gowns. Picture: Jane Barlow

Elizabeth Stokoe: Four tips for university clearing applications

Opinion
The SNP dispute Tory claims that poorer Scots are less likely to go to university than their English counterparts. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

War of words over poorer Scots’ access to universities

Politics 8
Aamer Anwar was caught up in the Barcelona terrorist attack. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Glasgow University rector Aamer Anwar caught in Barcelona attack

News 11
Victoria Rose Alton, 4, after she fell from a bus on her first day of school. Picture: SWNS

Girl, 4, left with bloodied face after Glasgow bus ticket row

Education 6
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon meets children at the Butterfly Nursery in Arden, Glasgow. Picture: John Gunion/The Scottish Sun/PA Wire

Labour demands abolition of exam appeal fees in Scotland

Politics 4

MSP wants headteachers to be allowed to ban mobiles in school

Education 33

Leith Academy youth worker accused of filming naked boy

Edinburgh 8

Abigail Stevens: We must encourage young to go beyond academia

Opinion
Seahorses are displayed at an "Endangered Species" exhibition at London Zoo. Picture: Getty Images

Endangered seahorses ‘dried alive and turned into jewellery’

Environment 4
Deer farmers have joined the campaign against the lynx. Picture: Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP/Getty Images

Opposition growing over release of lynx into the wild

Farming 10
Cabinet Secretary for Land Reform Roseanna Cunningham. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Progress as community groups grasp Highland land ownership

Environment 8
Dr Peter Barlow and his team of researchers at Edinburgh Napier university have discovered evidence that traffic pollution can harm the human immune system

Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

News 1

Scotland’s weather: Rain warning for Highlands, islands and Grampian

Environment 2

Final turbine arrives for Scotland’s floating wind farm

News 7

New species of wild flower discovered on Shetland

Environment
In 1972 Celtic goalkeeper Evan Williams dives to keep the ball from Pat Stanton of Hibs at Parkhead

Insight: Has football become too dangerous for our children?

Football 3
The fact that drug deaths in Scotland rose by nearly a quarter in 2016 compared with 2015 has reignited debate. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Euan McColm: Real reasons we failed to reform drugs policy

Opinion 8
Sarah Glendinning is being treated for breast cancer at Edinburgh ECMC. Photograph: Lesley Martin

£3m boost for cancer centres in Edinburgh and Glasgow

News
Women with their babies in Lilongwe, Malawi, where many Scots have worked as volunteers. Picture: Getty Images

Sarah Brown praises role of Scots in helping Malawi’s mothers

News 1
Former Church of Scotland Moderator Lorna Hood visits a school breakfast club in Denny. Picture: Gary Hutchison

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

News 1
Dr Peter Barlow and his team of researchers at Edinburgh Napier university have discovered evidence that traffic pollution can harm the human immune system

Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

News 1
The free card is similar to an organ donor card or those alerting ambulance crews to a person's blood type. Picture: Contributed

New card ensures pets aren’t left alone if you fall ill

UK

Kevan Christie: What can Scotland learn from Europe about how to prevent drug deaths?

Opinion 3

Scots forced to travel across UK for mental health services

News 1

Molecule cocktail raises spinal injury hope

Tech

Scotland’s drug death rate hits record levels - among highest in EU

Health 29

UK

Barriers designed to prevent an attack similar to the one in Las Ramblas happening at the Edinburgh Festival. Picture: Scott Louden

Terrorists will adapt to barriers with knives, warns expert

Politics 8

Jane Bradley: A job interview is a two-way street

UK

Obituary: How Sir Bruce Forsyth became an icon of UK television

UK 1

TV legend Sir Bruce Forsyth dies aged 89

UK 23

Wanted: Sex toy reviewer on £28k salary - with unlimited holidays

Odd

Endangered seahorses ‘dried alive and turned into jewellery’

Environment 4
The fact that drug deaths in Scotland rose by nearly a quarter in 2016 compared with 2015 has reignited debate. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Euan McColm: Real reasons we failed to reform drugs policy

Opinion 8
A protester kicks the toppled statue of a Confederate soldier in front of the Durham County courthouse in North Carolina. Photograph: Casey Toth/AP

Dani Garavelli: Confederates’ army still fighting the cause

Opinion 19
Visitors to Edinburgh are up on last August, one of several pieces of economic good news

Bill Jamieson: Sun also rises in land benighted by Brexit

Business
Barriers designed to prevent an attack similar to the one in Las Ramblas happening at the Edinburgh Festival. Picture: Scott Louden

Leader: Defy the terrorists by exercising our freedoms

News
The city of the future threatens to grow inexorably. Image: Getty

David Hogg: Geographical accident could solve housing crisis

Opinion 1
SNP supporters. This week Nicola Sturgeon said she felt nationalism had ugly connotations. Picture  Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Leader: SNP must re-emphasise nationalism as a positive

Opinion 74
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JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

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Gareth Shaw: We’re in a perfect scamming storm

Opinion 2

Brendan Gisby: Finding the write stuff is a hint that publishing in Scotland may face a revival

Opinion

Elinor Jayne: Scotland’s neurological needs not yet being met

Opinion

Elizabeth Stokoe: Four tips for university clearing applications

Opinion
Women with their babies in Lilongwe, Malawi, where many Scots have worked as volunteers. Picture: Getty Images

Sarah Brown praises role of Scots in helping Malawi’s mothers

News 1
A protester kicks the toppled statue of a Confederate soldier in front of the Durham County courthouse in North Carolina. Photograph: Casey Toth/AP

Dani Garavelli: Confederates’ army still fighting the cause

Opinion 19

Barcelona Attack: Terror cell dismantled, manhunt for one ongoing

World
Flags fly half mast outside the Scottish Parliament and City Chambers in Edinburgh. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh stands with Spain after Barcelona attack

News 11

Two dead in stabbing rampage in Finland

World

Wanted: Sex toy reviewer on £28k salary - with unlimited holidays

Odd

Barcelona Attack: Five terrorists with fake bomb belts killed

News 72

Barcelona attack: Search for missing boy, 7, with UK links

World 1

Odd

Richard Osman hosts Child Genius. Picture: Channel 4.

Quiz: are you smarter than a child genius?

Odd
Love Woo is seeking a new reviewer to test out their products. Picture: Pexels

Wanted: Sex toy reviewer on £28k salary - with unlimited holidays

Odd
The similarities between the two club badges has attracted comment online

Row over Edinburgh amateur club ‘copying’ badge of Gala Fairydean

Football 5
For some ex-service personnel the transition to civilian life can be challenging and effective support is crucial to give them a positive future.

Amelia Morgan: Venture Trust is out to help ex-service personnel

Opinion
Graham Boyack, Director, Scottish Mediation

Graham Boyack: Scotland really needs to keep it simple when it comes to procedure in law cases

Opinion 2
Alcohol sales paint a useful and worrying national picture of how people in Scotland consume their favourite, and not always very expensive, tipple. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Alison Douglas: Cutting back on booze helps our health and lifts the load on the NHS

Opinion 3
Sir Bruce, already into his 80s, In arguably his most popular and famous role as the Strictly Come Dancing host alongside Tess Daly

Obituary: Sir Bruce Forsyth, light entertainment legend

Obituaries

Obituary: How Sir Bruce Forsyth became an icon of UK television

UK 1
William Anderson has died at the age of 82

Obituary: William Anderson, solicitor and choral singer awarded OBE for services to child welfare

Obituaries
Robert Yancy has died at the age of 39. Picture: Getty

Obituary: Robert Yancy, accomplished drummer and son of singer Natalie Cole

Obituaries 1
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers with Sir Alex Ferguson at the Street Soccer Scotland annual dinner. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Sir Alex Ferguson praises Scottish charity work on mental health

Celebrity 1
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29:  Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian performs at the Panorama Music Festival. Picture: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Belle and Sebastian drummer left in US car park for four hours

News
Daniel Craig to return as Bond. Picture: Supplied

Daniel Craig to return as 007 James Bond for one last time

News 1