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News

Scotland ‘could have to rely on English shale gas’

News 110
Scotland should push for "maximum devolution" senior figures hacve claimed. Picture: TSPL

Scotland must demand a post-Brexit federal UK, say Labour

Politics 28

Joyce McMillan: Hillary Clinton is a victim of double standards

Opinion 4

Scotland weather: Chilly nights and frost to follow autumn gales

Transport 2

Parents anger over £140 million childcare shortfall

Politics 9
Liam Fox says it is not in the interest of EU countries to put up tariffs. Picture: Getty

UK ‘can still trade with EU after Brexit’, says Liam Fox

UK 9
Andrew Tyrie said: 'We can't carry on like this.' Picture: Contributed

Bank IT systems leaving customers ‘exposed’, MP warns

Financial
Andy Street at the John Lewis store in Edinburgh. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

John Lewis boss quits to run for West Midlands mayor

Retail
NFU Scotland chief executive Scott Walker said the latest error would further undermine farmers' confidence. Picture: Contributed

Fresh fiasco as farm loan offers use wrong information

Farming 6
The Pentland Studios project is earmarked for green belt land in Midlothian.

Nicola Sturgeon urged to intervene over film studio impasse

Lifestyle 37
Mark McDonald says the Government is committed to childcare transformation

Parents anger over £140 million childcare shortfall

Politics 9
The UK investment industry directly employs more than 37,000 people. Picture: Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images

Investment trade body warns of Brexit ‘ramifications’

Financial 7
Doctors carry out forensic medical work such as examining victims of physical and sexual assaults.

Doctors quitting police forensic work over Scottish court delays

Politics

Tony Blair almost quit as PM to ‘seek presidency of European Commission’

Politics 2

UK ‘can still trade with EU after Brexit’, says Liam Fox

UK 9

Scotland must demand a post-Brexit federal UK, say Labour

Politics 28

Labour deputy leader now rules out referendum

Arnold Clark saw used car sales motor ahead by almost 11%. Picture: Contributed

Arnold Clark drives up turnover to record levels

Retail
A dog walker and collie brave the gales on saltcoats beach in North Ayrshire yesterday. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland weather: Chilly nights and frost to follow autumn gales

Transport 2

Scotland's weather: Gales reach 108mph today as rush-hour travel disrupted across country

Transport 41
Co-founder and chairman Sir Brian Souter heads the Stagecoach board. Picture: Contributed

Transport giant Stagecoach cautious as revenues dip

Transport 5

Alastair Dalton: Maps make a welcome return

Opinion

3 dead, 100 hurt after train crashes into New Jersey station

World

BA scraps free meals on economy class flights

UK 3

Two cars crash on road in Edinburgh

News 9
New assessments represent an opportunity to make more use of computer technology, instead of traditional methods.

Andrew Hall: Tech tools can help pupils with online assesments

Opinion 1
The job ad specifically requests candidates with a good knowledge and understanding of literacy. Picture (posed by model): TSPL

Spelling error in Scots council’s job ad for English teacher

Ayr 17
St Andrews University. Picture: submitted

St Andrews University ‘best in UK for teaching quality’

Education 3
A war memorial is unveiled in Edinburgh. Photograph: Lisa Ferguson

Edinburgh University’s Scotland’s War project to be axed

Education 15
Tavish Scott says more than 4,000 teachers have been lost on the SNPs watch.

Scottish schools start new term hundreds of teachers short

Education 23
John Swinney said he was delighted the Government could provide further funding.

Thousands of kids to receive Gaelic lessons after Government grant

Education 125
Susanne Mitschke, chief executive of MindMate, which shared the top Converge Challenge prize with MicroSense. Picture: Lesley Martin

Converge Challenge unveils winning university start-ups

Tech 1

Scottish students stranded in South China Sea

News

Swinney axes unit assessments to ease teacher workloads

Education 32

Technology to be placed at centre of Scottish classroooms

News 11
The Pentland Studios project is earmarked for green belt land in Midlothian.

Nicola Sturgeon urged to intervene over film studio impasse

Lifestyle 37
Silver Sands beach at Aberdour has achieved the highest water quality standards and is expected to be graded 'excellent' under EU classifications.  Picture: Ian Rutherford

26 Scottish beaches rated ‘excellent’ for 2017

Environment
The scheme was originally introduced to help food production. Picture: Esme Allen

Land owner claimed £3m of EU farming subsidies in a year

News 6
The 190m-tall Vestas V164 is the world's most powerful offshore wind turbine. Picture: Vestas

World’s most powerful turbines to go up near Trump resort

Environment 9

Stunning images reveal hidden marine life near St Kilda

Outdoors

What future will Aberdeen have when the oil runs out?

Opinion 22

Scottish cycling rates fall despite hopes for big increase

Transport 14
Research to benefit UK's ageing population. Picture: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Glasgow Uni gets injection for elderly healthcare

Tech
Peterhead Sheriff Court. Picture: JP

Doctor suspended after punching patient in street

News
Some of the long-serving Bield staff. Picture: Contributed

Bield staff recognised for longstanding service

News
The Sick Kids Friends Foundation teamed up with mobile cinema company, Screen Machine, to bring cinema experience to kids. Picture: Contributed

Children’s hospital brings cinema experience to patients

News
Hospital ambassador Jenny Cook with Craig Russell, lead for paediatric plastic surgery. Picture: Martin Shields/Contributed

£150k donation funds Glasgow children’s hospital microscope

News
The number of people detained under the mental health act is at its highest level. Picture: TSPL

Number detained under mental health act in Scotland at record levels

News 14

Common painkillers used by millions raise risk of heart failure

News 6

Labour to “call-in” health board proposals in Holyrood debate

News 2

Controversial technique sees baby born with three genetic parents

Companies

GP shortage challenging but ‘not in crisis’, insists Shona Robison

News 24

Denis Law to build Cruyff-inspired sport court in Aberdeen

News
Andrew Tyrie said: 'We can't carry on like this.' Picture: Contributed

Bank IT systems leaving customers ‘exposed’, MP warns

Financial
Andy Street at the John Lewis store in Edinburgh. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

John Lewis boss quits to run for West Midlands mayor

Retail
Employers' concerns over the living wage are understandable, says Martin Flanagan. Picture: John Devlin

Martin Flanagan: Living wage justified despite firms’ fears

Management
The British Chambers of Commerce said many firms would have to cut staff as the living wage rises. Picture: John Devlin

Firms plan to trim hiring as living wage costs rise

Management

Investment trade body warns of Brexit ‘ramifications’

Financial 7

Doctors quitting police forensic work over Scottish court delays

Politics

Tony Blair almost quit as PM to ‘seek presidency of European Commission’

Politics 2

UK ‘can still trade with EU after Brexit’, says Liam Fox

UK 9
An estimated 2.7 million people have fled their homes in Darfur since 2003

Leader comment: Desperate situation in Darfur

Opinion
Passengers rush to safety after a NJ Transit train crashed in to the platform at the Hoboken Terminal.
Picture: Getty Images

3 dead, 100 hurt after train crashes into New Jersey station

World
Bob Geldof speaking at the opening ceremony of the One Young World Summit. Picture: PA

Bob Geldof calls Donald Trump a ‘racist’ and a ‘liar’

World 9
One of the dinosaur made of Tunnock's wrappers creations on. Pictures: SWNS

Artist turns Tunnock’s wrappers into dinosaurs

Odd 1
Jamie Vardy has a bizarre pre-match routine. Picture: PA

Jamie Vardy routine: 3 Red Bulls & port from Lucozade bottle

Football 1
Numerous Hanjin ships have been stranded since the company encountered financial troubles. Picture; Getty

Boat carrying stranded Scots sea cadets docks

News
The Old Village of Lawers is said to be haunted

Haunted ruined village up for sale for offers over £100,000

People & Places

David Hasselhoff shows support for Partick Thistle

News 1

Spelling error in Scots council’s job ad for English teacher

Ayr 17

Giant yellow duck makes bid for freedom

News 5

The Scotsman weekly news quiz, 23/9/2016

Politics
Pippa Middleton. Picture: PA

Ban on publishing Pippa Middleton hacked pictures

UK
Picture: PA

Denis Law to build Cruyff-inspired sport court in Aberdeen

News
David Hasselhoff shows his support for Partick Thistle

David Hasselhoff shows support for Partick Thistle

News 1
Caught up in the sensational split of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are six vulnerable children. Picture:  Justin Tallis/PA

Dani Garavelli: Brangelina’s brood add pathos to final cut

Celebrity
Photographer-Ian Georgeson-07921 567360
Social Bites Cafe on Rose Street, Owner Josh Littlejohn, Kitchen Porter Peter Hart

We’re working together to create a fairer society for every one of us

Opinion

It’s time to value the vital role that care workers play

Opinion
Traditional Ethiopian Weather forcaster photographed in a deep well in the Ethiopian district of Borena only used during times of drought. 24.11.15

Four steps to helping poor in a harsh world

Opinion 2
Sylvia Gore. Picture: Sylvia Gore's estate

Obituary: Sylvia Gore, women’s football pioneer

Obituaries
Major Selby Charles Macduff-Duncan (rtd) MBE
Soldier and projects officer
Born: 14 July, 1952 in Edinburgh
Died: 24 August, 2016, in Aberdeen, aged 64

pic supplied by obit writer - alison shaw

Obituary: Major Selby Charles Macduff-Duncan, soldier

Obituaries
British International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has put down his markers for a hard Brexit Picture: Getty Images

Leader comment: Fox’s free trade after Brexit is wishful thinking

Opinion 4
The sexist attitude towards Hillary Clinton means she is "running for President in concrete boots" says Garrison Keillor

Joyce McMillan: Hillary Clinton is a victim of double standards

Opinion 4
An estimated 2.7 million people have fled their homes in Darfur since 2003

Leader comment: Desperate situation in Darfur

Opinion
David Cameron discovered he had a super-chicken in the Conservative coop, in the shape of Michael Gove, when it came to the EU referendum. Picture: Getty Images

Jim Duffy: Chickens come home to roost if we ignore teamwork

Opinion 1
Photographer-Ian Georgeson-07921 567360
Social Bites Cafe on Rose Street, Owner Josh Littlejohn, Kitchen Porter Peter Hart

We’re working together to create a fairer society for every one of us

Opinion

It’s time to value the vital role that care workers play

Opinion
Paper copies of Ordnance Survey maps are back by popular demand. Picture: PA

Alastair Dalton: Maps make a welcome return

Opinion

Leader comment: FA needs to be seen to be tougher

Opinion 2

Andrew Hall: Tech tools can help pupils with online assesments

Opinion 1

Leader comment: Forced council tax rise subverts local democracy

Opinion 8

Bill Jamieson: Good news - the world has not ended

Opinion 14