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Alex Salmond rules out joining House of Lords

Politics
The report's findings indicate a significant improvement in customer satisfaction for ScotRail. Picture: Lisa Ferguson 08/03/2017

Scotrail train

9 out of 10 passengers satisfied with ScotRail, finds report

Transport
The trade in stolen identity information is being fuelled by the dark web. Picture: Concept

Hackers trade 100,000 items of online ID from Edinburgh

News
A 'Find my Bucky' app is top of mobile downloads.

‘Find My Bucky’ tops mobile downloads

News

Opera premieres on Caledonian Sleeper service

Culture

Hospitals and NHS Scotland facilities ‘may need to be axed’

Politics

Minimum alcohol pricing on its way ‘as soon as practicable’

Politics

Charlie Gard’s parents end legal battle over treatment

UK
Toblerone bars are among products which have been affected by 'shrinkflation'.

‘Shrinkflation’ fuels rise in cost of sweet treats

Business

Aidan Smith: How a sarky Scot and a Fettes girl made Love Island a hit

Aidan Smith
Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Wings Over Scotland begins fundraiser in Labour defamation action

Politics 213
Gender-neutral toilets, designed to be more inclusive,  often provoke heated debate.

Darren McGarvey: Gender neutral toilets are proxy for wider battle

Opinion 13
Ryanair is led by chief executive Michael O'Leary. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Ryanair warns of Brexit threat to flights as profits soar

News 24
Mhairi Black called for left-wing Labour members to work with the SNP in 'holding the Conservatives to account'. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Mhairi Black: Progressive Labour supporters should work with SNP

Politics 119
A new report has highlighted failings in the SPA's financial controls. Picture: John Devlin

Police report finds ‘significant weaknesses’ in finances

Politics 4

Leader comment: Hospital closures must not increase risk to the vulnerable

Opinion 1

Hospitals and NHS Scotland facilities ‘may need to be axed’

Politics 20

Scottish schools in poorest areas to get £45m

Education 3

Fox pressed on chlorinated chicken amid US trade deal talks

UK 41

Minimum alcohol pricing on its way ‘as soon as practicable’

Politics 39
The report's findings indicate a significant improvement in customer satisfaction for ScotRail. Picture: Lisa Ferguson 08/03/2017

Scotrail train

9 out of 10 passengers satisfied with ScotRail, finds report

Transport 11
Ryanair is led by chief executive Michael O'Leary. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Ryanair warns of Brexit threat to flights as profits soar

News 24
The incident happened at Foreland, in Ballantrae. Picture: Google Maps

Burning pick-up truck crashed into house in ‘deliberate act’

Ayr

Controversial anti-teen Mosquito device installed at Hamilton station

Hamilton 9

Row over ticket refunds after Scotland’s National Airshow washout

Edinburgh 16

Doubling fines for botched roadworks to £100,000 proposed

Transport 9

Scotland’s National Airshow washout for first time in 20 years

Transport 7
Deputy First Minister John Swinney plays with David Mckay and Library outreach worker Alison Nolan as he takes part in in a workshop at Newark Primary School, Port Glasgow. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Scottish schools in poorest areas to get £45m

Education 3
Nicola Sturgeons reading challenge has been taken up by about 75 per cent of schools in its first year. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Reading standards in Scotland falling behind UK, study warns

Politics 79

Leader comment: Follow through needed on school reforms

Opinion
The Labour leader has insisted he did not promise to write off student debt as he campaigned for the youth vote in the general election. Picture; PA

Jeremy Corbyn: I never promised to write off student debt

Politics 25
Many schools actively encourage pupils to discuss disasters like the Grenfell Tower fire.

Leader comment: Schools not shying away from reality

Opinion 1
There are now 2,524 schools in Scotland compared with 2,730 ten years ago

More than 200 Scottish schools axed in past decade

Politics 34
A collapsed wall at Oxgangs Primary School in Edinburgh. Several buildings built under PFI contracts were found to have serious faults

SNP ‘failing to learn from Edinburgh schools scandal’

Politics 14

First-class degrees on the increase at Scottish universities

Education 6

20 of the biggest Scottish school playground crazes

News 2

Scottish runner Laura Muir ‘likely’ to miss 2018 Commonwealth Games

Athletics 2

Glasgow ‘least affordable city in the UK’ for students

Education 3
Kyara was the final killer whale born under Seaworld and died at 3 months old. Picture; AP

Last killer whale born at Seaworld dies

World
New research suggests we are losing touch with nature, with many parents feeling they don't know enough about wildlife to teach their children. Picture: Helen Pugh

Ilona Amos: We have global connectivity but we’re losing touch with nature

Opinion 1
Chlorine-rinsed chicken from the US could be on sale in British supermarkets following a post-Brexit trade deal.

Fox pressed on chlorinated chicken amid US trade deal talks

UK 41
The world's first floating wind farm will be set up 15 miles off Scotland's north-east coast. Picture: Hyvind Hagen/Statoil ASA

Turbines for first floating wind farm head to Scotland

Environment 8

Shieldhall: Intrepid tunnellers save Glasgow from floods

News 1

Cairngorms landowner accused of blocking access to trail

News 2

Ulva buyout plans halt £4m sale of island

News 7
Chris Gard (L) reads out a statement while Charlie's mother Connie Yates (R) looks on. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Charlie Gard’s parents end legal battle over treatment

UK

Leader comment: Hospital closures must not increase risk to the vulnerable

Opinion 1
The Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh. Picture: Neil Hanna

Hospitals and NHS Scotland facilities ‘may need to be axed’

Politics 20
Terminally ill Charlie Gard will now be moved to palliative care.

Leader comment: Tragic case of Charlie Gard

Opinion
The SWA appeal is the latest stage in a long-running legal battle over minimum pricing. Picture: PA

Minimum alcohol pricing on its way ‘as soon as practicable’

Politics 39
Charlie Gard's parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at court. Picture: PA

Charlie Gard’s parents back in court to decide baby’s future

UK

Pregnant women warned against ‘eating for two’ myth

News

Scotland to boost right to choose own legal gender

UK 71

Expert attacks ‘rush’ to diagnose Scots with early dementia

UK 10

UK

Domino's will also roll out GPS tracking of its pizza deliveries. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Domino’s to let customers order pizza with Amazon Echo

Retail
Analysts said acquiring B&M would give Asda access to a network of high street stores. Picture: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Grocery giant Asda plays down B&M takeover speculation

Retail
Richard Davies joins TSB in the new role of commercial banking director. Picture: Contributed

TSB rises to the challenge with business banking role

Financial
Toblerone bars are among products which have been affected by 'shrinkflation'.

‘Shrinkflation’ fuels rise in cost of sweet treats

Business 8

McColl’s profits fall after Co-op stores acquisition

Retail

Charlie Gard’s parents end legal battle over treatment

UK

Professor Hugh Pennington: Inquiries can blame but they’re not courts

Opinion

Sara Cox stalker who hoarded child porn is jailed

UK
Scottish Labour Party Kezia Dugdale MSP photographed at the Scottish Parliament (Picture: Andrew O'Brien)

Kezia Dugdale: City Deal will change lives across Scotland

Opinion 1
Gender-neutral toilets, designed to be more inclusive,  often provoke heated debate.

Darren McGarvey: Gender neutral toilets are proxy for wider battle

Opinion 13
A public inquiry has been announced into the deadly Grenfell Tower inferno. Picture:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Professor Hugh Pennington: Inquiries can blame but they’re not courts

Opinion
Infrastructure is needed to exploit renewable power

Derek McCulloch: Don’t let Brexit lead to disconnect from energy investment

Opinion 2
Lauren Brown, Developing the Young Workforce West Lothian.

Lauren Brown: Apprentices face new challenges for business thanks to government Levy

Opinion
The First Minister and independent poverty advisor Naomi Eisenstadt met with Wheatley environmental apprentices at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.  They were launching the latest report from Noami about the life chances of young people in Scotland

Lorraine McLaren: Change needed to help disadvantaged young people beat barriers to work

Opinion

Helen McDade: Industry in beauty spots is not good for tourism

Opinion 2

Who are the media to judge what people should spend their money on?

Opinion

Ilona Amos: We have global connectivity but we’re losing touch with nature

Opinion 1
Kyara was the final killer whale born under Seaworld and died at 3 months old. Picture; AP

Last killer whale born at Seaworld dies

World
Images of a man suspected to have injured at least five people in a chainsaw attack in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen. Picture: AFP/Schaffhausen Police/Getty Images

Man hunted after chainsaw rampage at insurer’s office

News
New extension. Picture: Supplied

Scapa Flow Visitor Centre and Museum wins refurbishment funding

News

5 injured in ‘chainsaw attack’ in Swiss city of Schaffhausen

World

David Walsh: Why ‘dark tourism’ is essential

Opinion 2

Boris Johnson compares Maori greeting to ‘Glasgow kiss’

Politics 12

Odd

A 'Find my Bucky' app is top of mobile downloads.

‘Find My Bucky’ tops mobile downloads

News
Tourists taking a picture of themselves beside a picture of Edinburgh Castle when they were standing in front of the real thing spotted by Andy Glidden. Picture; SWNS

Tourists shun Edinburgh Castle for photo with shop advert

News
A Christmas tree has been put up in a pub in Bristol.

Pub puts up Britain’s first Christmas tree - in July

Odd
Boris Johnson, left, performs a traditional Maori greeting with New Zealand's Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy. Picture: AP

Boris Johnson compares Maori greeting to ‘Glasgow kiss’

Politics 12
Lauren Brown, Developing the Young Workforce West Lothian.

Lauren Brown: Apprentices face new challenges for business thanks to government Levy

Opinion
The First Minister and independent poverty advisor Naomi Eisenstadt met with Wheatley environmental apprentices at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.  They were launching the latest report from Noami about the life chances of young people in Scotland

Lorraine McLaren: Change needed to help disadvantaged young people beat barriers to work

Opinion
13/12/2012,  TSPL, Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday, Peter Ross Notebbok feature. Rebel Rebel Babers shop in Union Street Glasgow.  Hairdresser Mark Andrew cuts hair.   Picture Ian Rutherford

Concept of ‘justice’ a strong incentive

Opinion
David Laing, footballer turned journalist

Obituary: David ‘Davie’ Laing, footballer, Hearts stalwart and Scottish Cup winner with Clyde

Obituaries 1
Betty Dukes testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Picture: J. Scott Applewhite/AP

Betty Dukes: Employee who took on Walmart over discrimination

Obituaries
Bernard Nottage during his career as an international sprinter

Obituary: Bernard J Nottage, Bahamian international sprinter and politician

Obituaries

Sara Cox stalker who hoarded child porn is jailed

UK
New Time Lord Jodie Whittaker. Picture: PA

Dr Who producer Steven Moffat blasts Jodie Whittaker critics

Celebrity 2
William and Harry dressed as policemen. Picture: PA

Princess Diana loved dressing princes in ‘bizarre costumes’

UK
A personal photo album of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, shows the princess and Prince Harry on holiday and features in the new ITV documentary 'Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy'

Princes tell of Diana’s last phone call on day she died

UK