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Third of Scots voters ‘will vote Tory in General Election’

News
Alison Thewliss MP leads a cross-party protest at Holyrood. Picture: Jane Barlow

Scrapping controversial rape clause could cost Scotland £200m

Politics
Ruth Davidson is appealing for support from pro-union voters to block indyref2. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Tactical voting will only have ‘limited effect’ in Scotland

Politics
Icons website. Picture: Contributed

Bogus Glasgow venture capital firm nets a fortune

Business

Euan McColm: Election turns Sturgeon into image of Salmond

Opinion

Dani Garavelli: Democracy suffers as May plays it safe

Opinion

Insight: Vital work of bobbies on the beat in Govanhill

Politics

Michelle Thomson to step down as MP after SNP ruling

News
Lutz Leichsenring, a nightlife champion in Berlin, spoke at the Music Is Audible workshop at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Edinburgh mulls first ‘night mayor’ idea to save music scene

Music

Euan McColm: Election turns Sturgeon into image of Salmond

People line up to vote at a polling station in Martres-Tolosane, southwestern France, during the first round of the French presidential election. Picture: AFP Photo

France presidential election: Voters begin casting ballots

World
The nose section of Pan Am Flight 103 lies in wreckage on December 21, 1988 from an explosion over Lockerbie. Picture: Getty Images

Family to appeal al-Megrahi’s Lockerbie bombing conviction

News
SNP council hopeful Paul McCabe, in a screenshot from a Glasgow Provan SNP video

Labour slams SNP candidate over ‘disgusting attitude’ to women

Politics
Ruth Davidson with a group of her supporters as a new poll reveals a third of Scots voters back the Tories. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Third of Scots voters ‘will vote Tory in General Election’

News 77
Christine Jardine is likely to be selected to run for the Lib Dems in Edinburgh West.

Christine Jardine favourite to fight for Edinburgh West seat

Politics 27
Alison Thewliss MP leads a cross-party protest at Holyrood. Picture: Jane Barlow

Scrapping controversial rape clause could cost Scotland £200m

Politics 111
Ruth Davidson is appealing for support from pro-union voters to block indyref2. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Tactical voting will only have ‘limited effect’ in Scotland

Politics 55

Dani Garavelli: Democracy suffers as May plays it safe

Opinion 19

Insight: Vital work of bobbies on the beat in Govanhill

Politics 10

Thousands take to Edinburgh streets on March for Science

News 13

Election 2017: Could Moray be the SNP’s ‘Portillo moment’?

Politics 100
Video footage of a busy junction showed people crossing the road while distracted by their mobile phones. Picture: Toby Williams

Road safety alert over lethal ‘march of the smombies’

Transport 3
Drug-driving limits were introduced in England in 2015. Picture: John Giles

Drug-drive limits and new tests to be introduced in Scotland

Transport 59
Airlander 10 in the same sheds that housed airship R.101 in 1929. Picture: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Alastair Dalton: New age of the airship about to take off?

Opinion 2

Train passenger’s reusable mug refused over ‘risk assessment’

News 12

Cycling to work cuts cancer and heart disease risk in half

Health 12

Scots fliers have enjoyed 13% air fares cut in the last year

Transport 8

Emma Newlands: Airlines must focus on customer service

Transport
Katherine McMahon realised she had to exercise to be healthy. Picture: Neil Hanna

‘Fat’ feminist jogger defies PE class persecutors

News
Heriot Watt has signed a multi-million poud deal with oil giant Total (PIC: ROB MCDOUGALL)

Heriot-Watt signs £2.5m research deal with oil giant Total

News 2
Pupils should be taught about consent in sexual relationships, says MSP.

Consent should be part of sex education, says MSP

Education 4
Sex education is an integral part of the curriculum, according to a government spokeswoman. Picture: Getty Images

Consent needs to be taught as part of sex education, says MSP

News 8
Edinburgh University Medical School. Researchers will join a UK-wide team investigating dementia. Picture: TSPL

Edinburgh researchers join £250m dementia project

Tech
Obesity charity is calling for an overhaul of Scotlands school dinners to offer healthier options. Picture: Ian Rutherford

‘Cultural step change’ called for over Scottish school meals

Health 6
School meals have improved in recent years - but children's eating habits still leave much to be desired.

Leader comment: School meal offerings still not serving their purpose

Opinion 2

Malala Yousafzai friends set to attend Edinburgh University

News 6

Mary Brown: Higher pay encourages cheating students

Opinion 1

Research on “what works” to close school attainment gap

Education 11

Stressed out Scots teachers ‘turning to drink and drugs’

Health 38

Video: Minke whale stranded on beach in Elie refloated

News 1
Protesters in Ottawa, Canada on one of the global Marches for Science. Picture: AP

Thousands take to Edinburgh streets on March for Science

News 13

Kishorn dry dock reopens after 23 years for wind farm project

Tech 7

BBC presenter Chris Packham cleared of assault

Environment

Jobs pledge as £2.3bn sell-off of Edinburgh bank confirmed

Business 8
Katherine McMahon realised she had to exercise to be healthy. Picture: Neil Hanna

‘Fat’ feminist jogger defies PE class persecutors

News
Electron micrograph of Clostridium difficile bacteria, which is costing NHS Scotland more than �8.5 million a year. Photograph: CDC/Phanie /Rex Features

Infection diseases expert urges GPs to use instant antibiotics test

News
A swift one after work  or even during it  used to be automatically an alcoholic  drink but increasingly a pint or a cocktail is being replaced by a lemonade, and more often than not,  that is by choice.

Jane Bradley: It happened quickly, not drinking has become acceptable

Opinion
Sex education is an integral part of the curriculum, according to a government spokeswoman. Picture: Getty Images

Consent needs to be taught as part of sex education, says MSP

News 8
Online patients using the NHS24 website were seeking information on conditions ranging from flu to and joint ache. Picture: Getty Images

Scots look up muscle and bone injuries most on NHS 24 website

UK
Simon Wetherell, Co-op Director of Facilities Management; Divisional Managing Director John McNeill; Chrisetta Mitchell, The Leanne Fund; Macaulay Road Store Manager, Steven Cooper and Cromwell Street Store Manager Steven Macphail. Picture: Contributed

Stornoway charity launches new service for CF youngsters

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C. difficile infection is putting greater pressure on the NHS and hospital beds. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

C. difficile infection puts Scots at greater risk of death

UK

Consuming diet drink everyday ‘increases stroke risk’

News 2

Kevan Christie: Cycling is healthy but it does carry other risks

Opinion 2

Edinburgh researchers join £250m dementia project

Tech

Cycling to work cuts cancer and heart disease risk in half

Health 12
Ruth Davidson with a group of her supporters as a new poll reveals a third of Scots voters back the Tories. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Third of Scots voters ‘will vote Tory in General Election’

News 77
The studio for the ITV Leaders Debate in 2015 in MediaCityUK, Salford. Picture: ITV via Getty

Dani Garavelli: Democracy suffers as May plays it safe

Opinion 19
Trump appears on a New York Stock Exchange monitor. Picture: Drew Angerer/Getty

Martin Flanagan: Reality check stalls Trump trade war

Business 1
Electron micrograph of Clostridium difficile bacteria, which is costing NHS Scotland more than �8.5 million a year. Photograph: CDC/Phanie /Rex Features

Infection diseases expert urges GPs to use instant antibiotics test

News

Election 2017: Could Moray be the SNP’s ‘Portillo moment’?

Politics 100

Woman who refused heels brands minister’s stance a ‘cop-out’

Politics 4

Scots look up muscle and bone injuries most on NHS 24 website

UK
The former Home Office minister with the card that was scrapped

Jim Killock: Put privacy first and ID system can be a boon

Opinion
Salmond unveils a painting of himself by Gerard Burns at The National Gallery of Scotland. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Euan McColm: Election turns Sturgeon into image of Salmond

Opinion 67
The studio for the ITV Leaders Debate in 2015 in MediaCityUK, Salford. Picture: ITV via Getty

Dani Garavelli: Democracy suffers as May plays it safe

Opinion 19
Trump appears on a New York Stock Exchange monitor. Picture: Drew Angerer/Getty

Martin Flanagan: Reality check stalls Trump trade war

Business 1
A swift one after work  or even during it  used to be automatically an alcoholic  drink but increasingly a pint or a cocktail is being replaced by a lemonade, and more often than not,  that is by choice.

Jane Bradley: It happened quickly, not drinking has become acceptable

Opinion
The beach is beckoning, but holidaymakers will want to make sure they are getting the best possible deal for their foreign currency before they fly out to sunnier shores

Martin Lewis: How to get your currency beach-ready

Opinion

David Nelson: A proposed overhaul of the law on negative prescription may harm business

Opinion

Joyce McMillan: New voices needed in UK politics

Opinion 20

Fraser Nicol: Take control in the cyber-crime fight

Management

Jo Moulin: Dunbar boy who is a hero to US nature lovers

Opinion 1

Jim Duffy: crowdfunding opens up innovation opportunities for us all

Opinion
People line up to vote at a polling station in Martres-Tolosane, southwestern France, during the first round of the French presidential election. Picture: AFP Photo

France presidential election: Voters begin casting ballots

World
The nose section of Pan Am Flight 103 lies in wreckage on December 21, 1988 from an explosion over Lockerbie. Picture: Getty Images

Family to appeal al-Megrahi’s Lockerbie bombing conviction

News
Parisians leave floral tributes on the Champs Elysees following yesterdays shooting  in which a police officer was killed two more injured. Picture: Getty Images

Paris shooting: Gunman threatened police in February

World

Suburban home raided after fatal Paris shooting

World 7

Scotland ‘should be invited to be Canadian province’

News 76

Malala Yousafzai friends set to attend Edinburgh University

News 6

Man who put murder video on Facebook kills himself

World 1

Turkish vote hands Erdogan reins of power

World 5
LEGO model of Easter Road, built by @brickstand

Artist creates Hearts and Hibs stadiums... out of Lego

News 22

‘Advertiser owned ads’ account for one in three complaints

Odd

Owner of mystery gold treasure trove hidden in piano sought

Odd 1
The Zielsdorf family have to leave Scotland on 4 May.

Canadian cafe owners set for deportation in two weeks

Odd 75

David Nelson: A proposed overhaul of the law on negative prescription may harm business

Opinion
Sky Sports presenter David Tanner is among those supporting Support in Mind Scotlands 100 Streets Challenge between 1 May and 31 October. Picture: Jim Divine Photography Scotland

Colin Leslie: Be streets ahead in your mental health

Opinion 5
Jonathan Wood, National Manager for Scotland, Place2Be

Jonathan Wood: Listen to your children – it’s important

Opinion

Obituary: Elizabeth Fairgrieve, occupational therapist who touched countless lives

Obituaries

Obituary: Bill Thomson, Govan-born Canadian soccer coach

Obituaries

Obituary: John Cockburn OBE, test and display pilot of fast military jets

Obituaries

Interview: Limmy reveals how coding skills made him famous

Tech 2
Pink Floyd's Roger Waters, who is to release his first solo studio album for 25 years. Picture: David Parry/PA Wire

Pink Floyd frontman in first album release for 25 years

UK 1
Singer-songwriter Laura Mvula is in the running for two Ivor Novello awards. Picture: PA

Laura Mvula up for Ivor Novellos after label dropped her

Music
Serena Williams has announced she is pregnant. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Tennis star Serena Williams announces pregnancy

Celebrity
Irvine Welsh has written a film script based on the life story of Scottish music mogul Alan McGee.

Irvine Welsh film rejected for ‘not being Scottish enough'

Celebrity 18