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Nicola Sturgeon: Election is a straight fight between SNP and Tories

Politics
T in the Park boss Geoff Ellis says fans are no longer happy to "rough it" at music festivals.

T in the Park chief: music festivals have changed forever

Music

Report calls for ‘bespoke immigration policy’ for Scotland

Politics
Obama will visit Scotland next month.

School pupils get chance of seat at Barack Obama dinner

Politics

Brian Monteith: The SNP needs and wants a Tory election victory

Opinion

Lesley Riddoch: May won’t get completely free run

Opinion

Leader: Tactical trap lies ahead for SNP in General Election

Opinion

Major breakthrough in search for cause of MS

News
Supporters celebrate after the results of the first round of the presidential election. Picture: Getty

French election: Macron will face Le Pen in run-off

World

Lesley Riddoch: May won’t get completely free run

Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Poll shows no rise in support for Scottish independence

Politics
Justice Secretary Michael Matheson has praised new laws aimed at tackling prejudice faced by rape victims.

Changes to help rape victims introduced

Politics
Conservative election posters in 2015 played on fears of a Labour-SNP pact

Brian Monteith: The SNP needs and wants a Tory election victory

Opinion 13
French presidential election candidate for the En Marche! movement Emmanuel Macron and French presidential election candidate for the far-right Front National party Marine Le Pen posing in Paris. Picture: AFP PHOTO / Jo�l SAGET AND Eric Feferberg.

Centrist Macron and far-right Le Pen in French presidency fight

Politics 2
George Osborne is announced as the new Editor of the Evening Standard.

MPs criticise George Osborne for accepting editor’s job without clearance

Politics

Nicola Sturgeon: Election is a straight fight between SNP and Tories

Politics 130
Obama will visit Scotland next month.

School pupils get chance of seat at Barack Obama dinner

Politics 8

Report calls for ‘bespoke immigration policy’ for Scotland

Politics 15

Labour insists it still backs Trident after Corbyn comments

Politics 13

Insight: Policing in Scotland’s most ethnically diverse community

Politics 23

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

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The Flying Scotsman and Virgin Trains' new Azuma travel together to depict the past, present and future of UK rail travel. Picture: PA

Flying Scotsman and 3 modern trains celebrate UK railways

Transport 1
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

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

‘Fat’ feminist jogger defies PE class persecutors

News 7
Pupils should be taught about consent in sexual relationships, says MSP.

Consent should be part of sex education, says MSP

Education 5
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
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
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 15

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
The 10 mile event makes its way through the Meadows, Edinburgh. Picture Toby Williams.

Thousands take part in Great Edinburgh Run

News 1
Fernando Ricksen. Picture: JP licence.

Rangers legend Fernando Ricksen: I can’t tell my girl I have MND

News
Claire Thakray, left, and Trish Deykin have welcomed the research.

Major breakthrough in search for cause of MS

News 1
Drinking four cups of coffee a day doesn't carry any risk to health, new research has found. Picture: Contributed

Four cups of coffee a day ‘carries no risk to health’

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

‘Fat’ feminist jogger defies PE class persecutors

News 7
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

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

Opinion

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

News 8

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

UK

Stornoway charity launches new service for CF youngsters

News
First-quarter dividend payouts jumped 16.2% on last year, according to Capita Asset Services data. Picture: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Record for dividends but growth ‘narrowly based’

Companies
A view of the area where dissident republicans left a bomb which was discovered in an alleyway beside Holy Cross Boys' Primary School in Ardoyne. Picture: PA

Dissidents leave bomb at Belfast school ‘to kill police’

News

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

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Mike Samwell was killed by thieves who ran him over in his own car after he confronted them outside his home. Picture: PA

Police hunt after man killed as burglars steal his car

UK

London Marathon runner helps exhausted competitor over finish line

UK 4

Tony Blair ‘almost motivated’ to return to frontline politics

Politics 19

Scone or scone? Our pronunciation depends on where we live

Odd 1

Four cups of coffee a day ‘carries no risk to health’

News
SEPA wants businesses to move beyond compliance

Ian Buchannan: We’re coming for the environmental criminals

Opinion 1
Warden Elaine Logan places a particular emphasis on the pastoral care offered to pupils at Glenalmond College. Picture: Ashley Coombes

Elaine Logan: Pastoral care is no longer an optional extra

Opinion
Glasgow's magnificent Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Picture: John Devlin

Eliot Wilson: A tale of two cities that have helped to define me

Opinion
Douglas McLachlan is a partner, Anderson Strathern, and specialises in intellectual property law.

Douglas McLachlan: Pomegranate pipped at the post in advert wars

Opinion
If our country has been spoiled by wind turbines, no-one is going to want to sit down with us over a fancy gin and tonic. Picture: Getty

Kirsty Gunn: Who will drink our gin and see our plays if these monstrosities march on?

Opinion
Vsiting your neighbourhood fruit and veg store used to be normal. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Stuart Muir: Think local and shop local to cut your food bill

Opinion
Borders Railway Golden Ticket Holders get to ride on the new rail line the day before the first fare paying passengers. A train on the line at Borthwick

Ian Burke: Borders bang-on for business bonanza

Opinion

Brian Monteith: The SNP needs and wants a Tory election victory

Opinion 13

Lesley Riddoch: May won’t get completely free run

Opinion 2

Leader: Tactical trap lies ahead for SNP in General Election

Opinion 11

Brian Ferguson: Like it or not, tourism is vital to Edinburgh

Travel
French presidential election candidate for the En Marche! movement Emmanuel Macron and French presidential election candidate for the far-right Front National party Marine Le Pen posing in Paris. Picture: AFP PHOTO / Jo�l SAGET AND Eric Feferberg.

Centrist Macron and far-right Le Pen in French presidency fight

Politics 2
Supporters celebrate after the results of the first round of the presidential election. Picture: Getty

French election: Macron will face Le Pen in run-off

World 12
Ben Letham. Picture: Facebook

Expat Scot Ben Letham killed in paraglider accident in New Zealand

World
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 1

Family to appeal al-Megrahi’s Lockerbie bombing conviction

News

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
A scone. But how do you pronounce it? Picture: Contributed

Scone or scone? Our pronunciation depends on where we live

Odd 1
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
Douglas McLachlan is a partner, Anderson Strathern, and specialises in intellectual property law.

Douglas McLachlan: Pomegranate pipped at the post in advert wars

Opinion
Borders Railway Golden Ticket Holders get to ride on the new rail line the day before the first fare paying passengers. A train on the line at Borthwick

Ian Burke: Borders bang-on for business bonanza

Opinion

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

Opinion
FILE: Former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu dies at 44 after suffering a cardiac arrest. CHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 25:  Ugo Ehiogu manager of Tottenham Hotspur U21 looks on prior to the Barclays U21 Premier League match between Liverpool U21 and Tottenham Hotspur U21 at Lookers Vauxhall Stadium on January 25, 2016 in Chester, England.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Obituary: Ugo Ehiogu, former England defender who became partner in a record label

Obituaries

Obituary: Elizabeth Fairgrieve, occupational therapist who touched countless lives

Obituaries

Obituary: Bill Thomson, Govan-born Canadian soccer coach

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'

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