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Nicola Sturgeon slams Tories over ‘real damage to Scotland’

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Several new polls show the Tories' lead over Labour shrinking. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Conservative lead over Labour ‘shrinking’ as vote approaches

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Nicola Sturgeon will unveil 'fiscally responsible manifesto to reverse Tory cuts in the SNP manifesto. Picture: John Devlin

SNP set to unveil £118bn ‘anti-austerity’ spending package

Politics
Police are investigating after a man died in a collision with a van in the early hours on the A83 outside Inveraray.

Man dies after being hit by van near Inveraray

Transport

40% of non-voters think who is in government makes no difference

Politics

British Airways disruption continues after IT failure

Transport

Man suffers serious facial injuries after youth gang attack

News

Video: Sky News presenter makes embarrassing gaffe live on TV

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Corbyn speaks to young footballers during a visit to pitches at Hackney Marshes in London yesterday. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

Jeremy Corbyn’s message for Scots: It’s Labour v the Tories

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Euan McColm: I’m with Obama on snake oil salesmen

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Sophy Ridge introduced the Scottish Labour leader incorrectly in an embarrassing gaffe live on air this morning. Picture: Sky News

Video: Sky News presenter makes embarrassing gaffe live on TV

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Barack Obama has revealed he may never wear the kilt he was given as a gift. Picture: PA

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

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Several new polls show the Tories' lead over Labour shrinking. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Conservative lead over Labour ‘shrinking’ as vote approaches

Politics 81
Jeremy Corbyn enjoys a kickabout on Hackney Marshes as campaigning continues in the build-up to the general election. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

40% of non-voters think who is in government makes no difference

Politics 3
Gordon Brown warned of "decade of decline"

Millions to suffer "decade of decline" under Tories, warns Gordon Brown

Politics 72

SNP set to unveil £118bn ‘anti-austerity’ spending package

Politics 295

Hope for Corbyn in critical week for election campaign

Opinion 4
Police are investigating after a man died in a collision with a van in the early hours on the A83 outside Inveraray.

Man dies after being hit by van near Inveraray

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

Transport 5
Part of the A9 is being dualled but driverless cars only need a single lane. Photograph: Phil Wilkinson

A9 dualling will deliver road ‘unfit for future’

Transport 43

British Airways grounds flights amid ‘major IT failure’

UK 12

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

Transport

Borders Railway set for unique steam experience

Travel 2

Alastair Dalton: Seat belts in school buses leave safety hurdles

Opinion 6
Geography provides students with an ability to discuss issues impacting on their lives

Roger Crofts: Geography undervalued in understanding of world

Opinion 5
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

Transport 7
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
River City on a Tuesday instead of Holby City is one of the few downsides to living in Scotland for Nicky McPherson

Nicky McPherson: Life in Scotland fab for my English family

Opinion 7
Lorraine Thomson, Business Engagement Manager for the Highlands and Islands, Interface.

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

Jane Bradley: We are nation of junk food pushers

Opinion 3

Teaching union votes for ‘moratorium on education changes’

Education 10
Leven East beach in Fife. The Scottish Beach Awards take into account facilities, such as toilets, as well as water quality and absence of litter. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Revealed: The 60 best beaches in Scotland for swimming

Environment 1
People enjoy the weather on Portobello Beach, Edinburgh but the Met Office say rain is expected. Picture: Toby Williams

Scotland set for heavy rain amid soaring temperatures

News 5
Geography provides students with an ability to discuss issues impacting on their lives

Roger Crofts: Geography undervalued in understanding of world

Opinion 5
Revellers from Airdrie enjoying the sun on Ayr beach. Picture: SWNS

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

Environment 8

Scotland’s weather: Edinburgh hotter than Canary Islands

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Scottish peatland restoration wins £26,000 funding boost

Environment 1

Leader comment: New pride of the Clyde

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

Student invents rocking chair that soothes autistic children

News
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
Asparagus: one of the many delights to be enjoyed when pursuing a meat-free diet.

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

Opinion
The new Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity logo

Roslyn Neely: Sick Kids name was out of step

Opinion
Theresa May has made a dramatic U-turn on her manifesto policy on social care. Picture: Toby Melville/Getty Images

Brian Wilson: Another Theresa May U-turn raises eyebrows

Opinion 19
Charlie Macmillan before his haircut challenge. Picture: Supplied

Lewis boy Charlie’s haircut challenge to help cancer victims

News

Drinking more coffee could reduce risk of liver cancer

News 1

Kevan Christie: Getting down on the floor can help ease our aches and pains

Opinion

Scots among ‘most prolific ecstasy users in the world’

News 3
Scores of British Airways flights have been grounded after a major IT failure. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

British Airways disruption continues after IT failure

Transport 5
Several new polls show the Tories' lead over Labour shrinking. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Conservative lead over Labour ‘shrinking’ as vote approaches

Politics 81
Jeremy Corbyn enjoys a kickabout on Hackney Marshes as campaigning continues in the build-up to the general election. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

40% of non-voters think who is in government makes no difference

Politics 3
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

UK terror threat level reduced from critical to severe

UK 13

British Airways grounds flights amid ‘major IT failure’

UK 12

Labour to tap into Obama campaign technology to target swing voters

UK 2

Jeremy Corbyn critised for linking Manchester to War on Terrror

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Corbyn speaks to young footballers during a visit to pitches at Hackney Marshes in London yesterday. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

Hope for Corbyn in critical week for election campaign

Opinion 4
Hillary Clinton at the World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/Getty

Angela Constance: Common sense demands gender equality

Opinion 1
Obama at the Old Course in 
St Andrews on Friday, before 
he headed to Edinburgh to deliver his speech. Picture: Robert Perry/Getty

Euan McColm: I’m with Obama on snake oil salesmen

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The slow growth of retail sales this year has been disappointing. Picture John Devlin

Bill Jamieson: Dishonest pledges don’t add up to a strategy

Business

Leader comment: From White House to clubhouse

Opinion 1

Gareth Shaw: Will Vanguard force fund managers to up their game?

Opinion

Scott Shane: Leaks come from different culture

Opinion

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

Opinion
Barack Obama has revealed he may never wear the kilt he was given as a gift. Picture: PA

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

News 4
Scores of British Airways flights have been grounded after a major IT failure. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

British Airways disruption continues after IT failure

Transport 5
Obama at the Old Course in 
St Andrews on Friday, before 
he headed to Edinburgh to deliver his speech. Picture: Robert Perry/Getty

Euan McColm: I’m with Obama on snake oil salesmen

Politics 22

Barack Obama wows politicians and stars at Edinburgh dinner

News 47

Donald Trump hails “great win” of Montana for Republican charged with assaulting reporter

World 3

Scott Shane: Leaks come from different culture

Opinion

Lori Anderson: Still inspired by the words of JFK

Opinion 1
The 'Scgoli' has been taken all around the world. Picture: SWNS

Knitting group creates ‘non-offensive’ Scottish gollies

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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
Iain Burke is Convener of the Law Society of Scotland Equality and Diversity Committee

Iain Burke: We must embed equality and diversity in workplace

Opinion 1

Carolyn Roulstone: The disabled need real holidays – as do their carers

Opinion
Karen Graham is Public Involvement Advisor at the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN), part of Healthcare Improvement Scotland.

Karen Graham: Listen to patients to keep them informed

Opinion
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
Bond actor Sir Roger Moore has died at the age of 89. Picture: Getty

Obituary: Sir Roger Moore, actor best known for playing James Bond

Obituaries
Douglas Sinclair OBIT

Obituary: Douglas Sinclair CBE, council chief executive, Cosla head and consumer champion

Obituaries
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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Sir Sean Connery pays tribute to Sir Roger Moore

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Sir Roger Moore

Roger Moore remembered: 5 of his most memorable quotes

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