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SNP manifesto: End austerity, tax raise and own immigration policy

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Fred Goodwin oversaw a rights issue in April 2008 when RBS asked shareholders to pump �12 bn into the bank. Picture: PA

RBS shareholders urged to settle share sale legal dispute

Financial

Jeremy Corbyn under fire after leaving door open on indyref2

Politics

Probe launched after body found in airport hotel pool

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Keeper mauled by tiger was ‘shining light’ of zoo

UK

Lawyers warn new domestic abuse law ‘will punish rows’

Politics

Lesley Riddoch: Energy policy is vital to Scotland, but it’s being ignored

Lesley Riddoch
IW Capital chief Luke Davis says the next government must implement a long-term strategy to champion SMEs. Picture: Scott Louden

Luke Davis: Government must look beyond Brexit for SMEs

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SNP manifesto: End austerity, tax raise and own immigration policy

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Lawyers warn new domestic abuse law ‘will punish rows’

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Dr Gordon Macdonald: Rulers can forget that they will be accountable to Jesus

Opinion 1
'Investors should be wary of the risk of negative Brexit developments,' said Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary. Picture: Julie Bull

Ryanair posts higher profit but warns of Brexit risks

Transport
People lie on their luggage as they queue outside Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5. Picture: Getty Images

BA boss insists jobs outsourcing not to blame for IT crash

UK
Police are conducting a probe into the incident.

Three dead and one seriously injured in Sunday road crashes

Transport
Scores of British Airways flights have been grounded after a major IT failure. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

British Airways disruption continues after IT failure

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A9 dualling will deliver road ‘unfit for future’

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British Airways grounds flights amid ‘major IT failure’

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Reduced costs tipped to help Ryanair reach full-year profit targets

Transport
Parents are being warned about the new game which is being encouraged through social media.

Dangerous craze fuelled by social media sweeping UK schools

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A smack must be the ultimate deterrent, says John V Lloyd

John V Lloyd: Nothing wrong with a smack to keep kids safe

Opinion 2
Geography provides students with an ability to discuss issues impacting on their lives

Roger Crofts: Geography undervalued in understanding of world

Opinion 7
Daniel Broby  of CeFRI sees blockchain unlocking opportunities.

Where do I learn skills needed to work in Scotland’s fintech sector?

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Cycling to school is is on the increase but fewer pupils are walking. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Walking to school at its lowest for at least eight years

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Stephen Miller. Picture: Michael Gillen

Headteachers driven out by demands and stresses of job

Education 20

Ann Southwood: Second chance at Newbattle Abbey College

Opinion

Nicky McPherson: Life in Scotland fab for my English family

Opinion 8

Lorraine Thomson: Academics ready and able to help business

Opinion

NFU Scotland calls for expansion of school milk scheme

Farming 2

False allegations destroying teachers’ lives - union

Education 2
Hundreds of thousands of people have  been helped around the world with food aid, clean water and shelter - but support is still desperately needed as millions face a humanitarian crisis. Picture: Ian Rutherford

In a world of bad news, it’s important to remember what good we can do

Opinion
Sticky problem: Chewing gum is the most common item littering Scotland's streets - each piece costs councils 50 times more to remove from a pavement than its puchase price.

Ilona Amos: Litter is Scotland’s £1 million per week problem

Environment
George Mortimer (right) and Mick Clare carry out the first health check on the Kelpies in Falkirk. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

In pictures: Scottish Kelpies get their first health check

Environment 1
Wildlife experts fear that one of Scotland's most famous ospreys may be dead. Picture: Saltire News

Famous osprey killed by a rival, fear wildlife experts

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Revealed: The 60 best beaches in Scotland for swimming

Environment 4

Scotland set for heavy rain amid soaring temperatures

News 5

Roger Crofts: Geography undervalued in understanding of world

Opinion 7

Scotland’s weather: Scots bask in record mini-heatwave

Environment 8
Scottish Salmon Fillet. Picture: EN License.

Eating salmon and sardines ‘prevents Alzheimer’s disease’

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TV choirmaster Gareth Malone has popularised the art of singing together. Picture: Mark Johnson

Dr Mary Brown: Singing has health benefits – but it’s also fun

Opinion
Shirley Leslie's mother - Isabelle - was in Gylemuir House care home - until her death last December. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Daughter’s anguish at ‘undignified’ care home treatment

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The Scottish Government's baby box. Picture: Scottish Government /PA Wire

Registration for Scotland’s baby box will open in June

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A baby is spoon fed by her mum. Pic Andrew Stuart.

Spoon feeding babies ‘doubles their risk of obesity’

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Callum Hunter helps Cammy Lamont try out the calming chair he designed for children with autism.

Student invents rocking chair that soothes autistic children

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Age Scotland has called for more action to tackle the stigma around dementia. Picture: John Devlin

Dementia now second only to poverty on the worry list

News

Stephen Jardine: Meat-free diet is not ‘mung beans & misery’

Opinion

Roslyn Neely: Sick Kids name was out of step

Opinion

Brian Wilson: Another Theresa May U-turn raises eyebrows

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'Investors should be wary of the risk of negative Brexit developments,' said Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary. Picture: Julie Bull

Ryanair posts higher profit but warns of Brexit risks

Transport
IW Capital chief Luke Davis says the next government must implement a long-term strategy to champion SMEs. Picture: Scott Louden

Luke Davis: Government must look beyond Brexit for SMEs

Management
Instead of buying new items, more consumers are having their shoes, clothes and gadgets repaired. Picture: Julie Bull

Stitch in time worth £340m for ‘make do and mend’ economy

Retail
The LexisNexis Risk Solutions survey found 44% of banking and asset management professionals felt new criminal techniques, like cyber crime, pose the biggest threat. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Cyber crime tops list of finance bosses’ key threats

Financial

Eating salmon and sardines ‘prevents Alzheimer’s disease’

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Keeper mauled by tiger was ‘shining light’ of zoo

UK
IW Capital chief Luke Davis says the next government must implement a long-term strategy to champion SMEs. Picture: Scott Louden

Luke Davis: Government must look beyond Brexit for SMEs

Management
A smack must be the ultimate deterrent, says John V Lloyd

John V Lloyd: Nothing wrong with a smack to keep kids safe

Opinion 2
TV choirmaster Gareth Malone has popularised the art of singing together. Picture: Mark Johnson

Dr Mary Brown: Singing has health benefits – but it’s also fun

Opinion
Hundreds of thousands of people have  been helped around the world with food aid, clean water and shelter - but support is still desperately needed as millions face a humanitarian crisis. Picture: Ian Rutherford

In a world of bad news, it’s important to remember what good we can do

Opinion
Dr Gordon Macdonald is Parliamentary Officer of CARE for Scotland

Dr Gordon Macdonald: Rulers can forget that they will be accountable to Jesus

Opinion 1
Sticky problem: Chewing gum is the most common item littering Scotland's streets - each piece costs councils 50 times more to remove from a pavement than its puchase price.

Ilona Amos: Litter is Scotland’s £1 million per week problem

Environment

Darren McGarvey: ‘There’s more virtue in changing your mind than sticking to your guns’

Opinion 2

Aidan Smith: Punk was daring but Donegan got there first

Opinion

Farmers hoping for clarity after election is over

Farming 3

Tim Bunker: Rateable values still causing confusion

Management
Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop. AFP PHOTO / William WESTWILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images

Australia to cancel the passports of convicted paedophiles

World
Hundreds of thousands of people have  been helped around the world with food aid, clean water and shelter - but support is still desperately needed as millions face a humanitarian crisis. Picture: Ian Rutherford

In a world of bad news, it’s important to remember what good we can do

Opinion
Tiger Woods has struggled with injuries and scandal in recent years. Picture: Getty Images

Tiger Woods arrested on suspicion of driving under influence

Golf
Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron spent three hours in talks. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Macron accuses Russian media of propaganda during elections

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North Korea fires missile that lands in Japanese waters

World 2

Barack Obama gifted kilt on Scots visit but says he won’t wear it

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British Airways disruption continues after IT failure

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The 'Scgoli' has been taken all around the world. Picture: SWNS

Knitting group creates ‘non-offensive’ Scottish gollies

Odd
Larry the Cat. Picture: PA

10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

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The Walkers campaign spectacularly backfired when members of the public sent in photos of serial killer West and prolific child abuser Savile, among others.

Gary Lineker appears next to Jimmy Savile in Walkers campaign

Odd
Hundreds of thousands of people have  been helped around the world with food aid, clean water and shelter - but support is still desperately needed as millions face a humanitarian crisis. Picture: Ian Rutherford

In a world of bad news, it’s important to remember what good we can do

Opinion
There are strict rules governing the screening of football matches  on subscription channels such as Sky in licensed premises

Neeraj Thomas: Online pirates sailing into dangerous waters

Opinion
Kirsten Partridge is a Partner and real estate specialist at CMS

Kirsten Partridge: CVAs can be helpful but they have their pitfalls

Opinion
In this May 16, 2016 photo, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman performs during Mercer University's Commencement Saturday at Hawkins Arena in Macon, Ga. Allman received an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree. On Saturday, May 27, 2017, his manager said the musician has died. He was 69. (Jason Vorhees/The Macon Telegraph via AP)

Obituary: Gregg Allman, the musician behind the Top Gear theme

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Obituary: John Noakes, Blue Peter’s legendary action man

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Very Rev James Weatherhead has died at the age of 86

Obituary: Very Rev James Weatherhead, former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

Obituaries
Bill Wilkie playing his accordion. Photo: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

Obituary: Bill Wilkie, master of Scottish accordion music played for prime ministers and with the stars

Obituaries

Tiger Woods arrested on suspicion of driving under influence

Golf
Sir Tom Hunter shows a bottle of Irn-Bru to Barack Obama as they stop at a snack bar at the Old Course in St Andrews. Picture: PA

Barack Obama introduced to Irn-Bru in St Andrews

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Billy Connolly. Picture: PA Wire

Billy Connolly honoured with second giant mural in Glasgow

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