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Senior judge appointed to head public child abuse inquiry

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Court orders independence campers to leave Scottish Parliament

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Thousands of Scots took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge in August 2014. Picture: Alastair Pryde/JP Resell

Scots campaigners welcome Ice Bucket Challenge breakthrough

Charities
Artist Jonathan Owen with his re-carved 19th century sculpture. Picture: Toby Williams

Artist brings new vision to Burns Monument with female statue

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Vikings were buried with board games to beat boredom

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Scotland may see recession thanks to Brexit volatility

Politics 9

Photo of Donald Trump’s mother Mary Trump goes viral

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Smith fears Labour could splinter if Corbyn remains as leader

UK 5
The number of children reported to have gone on to railway lines in the summer has jumped by 18 per cent between 2013 and 2015. Picture: TSPL

Young Scots warned against playing on rail tracks

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney announced the Right Honourable Lady Smith will fill the vacancy at the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry. Picture: contributed

Senior judge appointed to head public child abuse inquiry

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Owen Smith said he was worried the party would split if Jeremy Corbyn remained leader against the wishes of most party MPs.  Picture: John Giles/PA

Smith fears Labour could splinter if Corbyn remains as leader

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The fallout from the Brexit vote is likely to hit Scotland hard. Picture: PA

Scotland may see recession thanks to Brexit volatility

Politics 9
Picture:  Greg Macvean

Court orders independence campers to leave Scottish Parliament

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John Hinckley will be allowed to live full-time in Virginia.  Picture: AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Ronald Reagan’s would-be assassin can leave psychiatric hospital

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Theresa May speaks after meeting with Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi in Rome. Picture: AP

Theresa May urges intelligence sharing after church attack

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Leaders: Judge at head of abuse inquiry brings credibility

Opinion 3

Bill Jamieson: ‘Brexit means Brexit’ means what?

Opinion 8

Photo of Donald Trump’s mother Mary Trump goes viral

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Ex-French minister Michel Barnier cast a long shadow in the City

UK 5
The Lerwick-registered creel boat Majestic went down off Shetland on 21 January after water got into the engine room. Picture: Contributed

Fishing boat sank near gas pipe as flood alarm went unheard

Transport
Steve Dean, of Lookers Audi, says the businesss workforce in Scotland has grown from 400 to 500. Picture: contributed

Car retailer Lookers set to drive growth in Scotland

Retail
The lifecrew rescuing the woman in the River Thames near Shakespeare's Globe theatre, who was already being aided by tourist Natalie Harrison. Picture: PA

Scots tourist praised for saving woman drowning in the Thames

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The train was evacuated just south of York station. File picture: Contributed

East Coast train evacuated after fire breaks out in engine

Transport

Young Scots warned against playing on rail tracks

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‘Drunk on duty’ Canadian pilots released on bail

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Tickets not being checked aboard ScotRail trains on strike days

Transport 9

Driver tells how bus became ‘like a boat’ during Storm Frank

Transport
Ensuring the pupils developed a viable business model were the Academys expert mentors including Ashley Baxter from Insurance by Jack and Mallzees Cally Russell (Pictured). Picture: TSPL

‘Mallzee for make-up’ comes top in teen pitching competition

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Edinburgh University is one of a number in Scotland seeking reassurance on rights of EU research nationals post-Brexit. Picture: Ian Georgeson/JP Licence

Universities seeking reassurance on rights of EU nationals

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Counter-terrorism training for educational institutions should be scrapped, campaigners have said. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Bin counter-terrorism training for Scots teachers, say campaigners

Education 10
Stirling University. Picture: Donald Macleod

Man who walked around Stirling Uni library naked fined £600 for ‘dare’

Odd 11
A campaign group has called for counter-terrorism training for teachers to be suspended. Picture (posed by models): John Devlin

Call for end to counter-terror training for Scots teachers

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A slice through the new map of the Universe, six billion light years wide, shows a 20th of the sky. Picture: contributed

Scientists put 1.2m galaxies on largest 3D space map ever made

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City of Glasgow College shortlisted for architectural prize

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Nicola Benedetti set to launch campaign for music in schools

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Vandals cause £100,000 worth of damage to Glasgow school

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Subsidence at new £12m school sparks investigation

Education 9
Scientists at the University of Exeter say concentrations of greenhouse gases already present in the atmosphere will drive warming over certain land regions higher than 1.5C above pre-industrial levels. Picture: Getty

Current CO2 level to drive warming above ‘safe’ limit

Environment
Ostriches are on the loose in Ayrshire village of Patna. Picture: Michael Urban/AFP/Getty Images

Family of ostriches ‘on the loose in East Ayrshire’

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The Seven Lochs Wetlands Project has received a �4.5million funding boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Picture:  GCV Green Network

Plans for Scotland’s largest nature park wins £4.5m boost

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Funding boost aims to increase golden eagle numbers in Scotland. Picture: Jane Barlow/TSPL

Major £1m funding boost for South of Scotland eagle project

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UK’s oldest seabird found on Hebridean island of Canna

UK 3

Energy chiefs seek action on major off-shore wind farm

Politics 28

Oil giant fined £7,000 for rig diesel leak into North Sea

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Hepatitis C can lead to serious liver damage if left untreated. Picture: Getty

Thousands unaware they are living with hepatitis C

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1,100 children under the age of 14 who were given antidepressant prescriptions. Picture: TSPL

Lizzy Buchan: We must teach children it’s ok to ask for help

Opinion
Thousands of Scots took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge in August 2014. Picture: Alastair Pryde/JP Resell

Scots campaigners welcome Ice Bucket Challenge breakthrough

Charities
Riekie - who desperately needs a bone marrow transplant - with her two young children. Picture: Contributed

Scots mum helps fundraise life-saving op for best friend

Charities
People from the poorest areas of Scotland are most likely to be diagnosed with cancer at the most advanced stage.

Poorer Scots face late cancer detection rates

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Ministers are facing calls to act on the increase of bed blocking at Scottish hospitals. Picture: PA

Ministers urged to ‘get a grip’ on rise in bed blocking

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GPs are prescribing more children in Scotland with anti-depressant pills. Picture: Getty Images

Hundreds more Scots children prescribed anti-depressant pills

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Prince Harry ‘regrets’ not speaking about mother’s death

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Doctor behind campaign to humanise patient care dies aged 34

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Single gene could help to predict breast cancer risk

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UK’s first double hand transplant patient feels ‘whole again’

Tech 1
Owen Smith said he was worried the party would split if Jeremy Corbyn remained leader against the wishes of most party MPs.  Picture: John Giles/PA

Smith fears Labour could splinter if Corbyn remains as leader

UK 5
Theresa May speaks after meeting with Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi in Rome. Picture: AP

Theresa May urges intelligence sharing after church attack

News
The lifecrew rescuing the woman in the River Thames near Shakespeare's Globe theatre, who was already being aided by tourist Natalie Harrison. Picture: PA

Scots tourist praised for saving woman drowning in the Thames

UK 1
The train was evacuated just south of York station. File picture: Contributed

East Coast train evacuated after fire breaks out in engine

Transport

Ex-French minister Michel Barnier cast a long shadow in the City

UK 5

UK’s oldest seabird found on Hebridean island of Canna

UK 3

Judge orders Home Secretary to re-think Muslim asylum claims

UK 18

Harrison Ford ‘could have been killed’ in Star Wars set accident

Film 1
John Hinckley will be allowed to live full-time in Virginia.  Picture: AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Ronald Reagan’s would-be assassin can leave psychiatric hospital

World 3
Scientists at the University of Exeter say concentrations of greenhouse gases already present in the atmosphere will drive warming over certain land regions higher than 1.5C above pre-industrial levels. Picture: Getty

Current CO2 level to drive warming above ‘safe’ limit

Environment
The scene of the truck bombing in the town of Qamishli in Syria, which is mainly controlled by Kurds although government forces are present. Picture: contributed

IS kills 44 people in blast from truck full of explosives

World
Baltimore police walk near a mural depicting Freddie Gray. Picture: AP

US prosecutors drop charges against police over black man’s death

World 1
Mary Trump, mother of Donald, during a TV interview in 1997. Picture: Contributed

Photo of Donald Trump’s mother Mary Trump goes viral

News 26
Ostriches are on the loose in Ayrshire village of Patna. Picture: Michael Urban/AFP/Getty Images

Family of ostriches ‘on the loose in East Ayrshire’

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Edinburgh Zoo. Picture; Neil Hanna

Edinburgh Zoo named in top ten places to find rare Pokemon

News 3

Man issued railcard with Chewin’ the Fat character’s photo on it

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Dolly the Sheep’s four cloned ‘sisters’ ageing well

Tech 2

Tesco workers brawl with shopper in veg aisle

News 3

Grassmarket residents offered Trainspotting “bin-ballot”

Film 8
Adele stuns fan on stage with a kiss on the lips. Picture: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Adele accidentally locks lips with fan on stage in Canada

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James Blunt, whose Scots lookalike is being pestered on his honeymoon. Picture: Jayne Emsley/TSPL

James Blunt fans harass Scots lookalike on honeymoon

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Ian Rankin will be one of several high-profile figures to perform the show. Picture: PA

Ian Rankin to help read Chilcot Report in its entirety at Fringe show

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In a moment while filming was paused, a member of the film crew carefully dabbed the red-headed actor who plays the lead character Mark Renton with sun cream. Picture: Hemedia

In pictures: Trainspotting 2 cast struggle in Edinburgh heatwave

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Scouting has delivered non-formal education to young people for more than a century and helps them to fulfil their full potential. Picture: TSPL

Katie Docherty: Time to earn that leadership skills badge

Opinion
Scotland should be tremendously proud of what it has to offer in terms of tourism. Picture: TSPL

David Johnstone: Cultural feast just the starter for visitors

Opinion
The Scotland team at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Charlie Smith: Changing the game when it comes to tourism

Opinion
Dick Donnelly, goalkeeper, journalist and the voice of football on Tayside. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: Dick Donnelly, Dundee’s ‘Voice of Football’

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paid, secure employment is still one of the biggest challenges facing young people today. Picture: PA

Kelly Barbour: Finding a job is getting harder and harder

Opinion
Lady Smith is a highly experienced judge and her appointment is to be welcomed. Picture: contributed

Leaders: Judge at head of abuse inquiry brings credibility

Opinion 3
Prime Minister Theresa May meets Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster, left, and her deputy Martin McGuinness at Stormont. Picture: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Bill Jamieson: ‘Brexit means Brexit’ means what?

Opinion 8
1,100 children under the age of 14 who were given antidepressant prescriptions. Picture: TSPL

Lizzy Buchan: We must teach children it’s ok to ask for help

Opinion
Scouting has delivered non-formal education to young people for more than a century and helps them to fulfil their full potential. Picture: TSPL

Katie Docherty: Time to earn that leadership skills badge

Opinion
Scotland should be tremendously proud of what it has to offer in terms of tourism. Picture: TSPL

David Johnstone: Cultural feast just the starter for visitors

Opinion

Charlie Smith: Changing the game when it comes to tourism

Opinion

Scott Macnab: New laws don’t drive social change

Opinion 14

Leaders: Consequence of terrorism must not be IS victory

Opinion 15

Alison Payne: Single police force needn’t be centralised

Opinion 6