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SNP to target ‘soft’ No voters in new Scottish independence drive

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With 72,000 children across Scotland currently receiving treatment for asthma, there are fears that a lack of proper management of the condition was causing problems. Picture: Chris Rogers

Lack of Scots asthma care causes ‘unacceptable’ death rates

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Nicola Sturgeon unveils SNP veteran Mike Russell as her Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotlands Place in Europe outside Bute House. Picture: PA

Brian Monteith: Mike Russell can be our Brexit Braveheart

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Two pilots arrested ‘under the influence’ at Glasgow Airport

Transport 4

Theresa May calls Cabinet to discuss plans for Brexit

Politics

Nicola Sturgeon announces funding for conflict training

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Routes have dropped and fares have increased despite some companies, such as First, getting taxpayer�subsidies. Picture: Michael Gillen

Slump in bus routes across Scotland ‘must be investigated’

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John McDonnell (left) says Sir Richard Branson should be stripped of his knighthood. Picture: PA

Leader comment: Time for Labour leadership to stop digging

Opinion
Nicola Sturgeon unveils SNP veteran Mike Russell as her Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotlands Place in Europe outside Bute House. Picture: PA

Brian Monteith: Mike Russell can be our Brexit Braveheart

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BHS should be remembered for its decades of success. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Leader comment: Great retailer BHS did not need to fail

Opinion
Meals on wheels provided more than just hot food, it offered a human contact for those often living in isolation. Picture: Crauford Tait

Lesley Riddoch: Democracy means keeping it local

Opinion 3
Routes have dropped and fares have increased despite some companies, such as First, getting taxpayer�subsidies. Picture: Michael Gillen

Slump in bus routes across Scotland ‘must be investigated’

Politics
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced funding of up to �300,000 to extend a programme training women in conflict resolution. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon announces funding for conflict training

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Theresa May will lay down her ministers roles in the implementation of the Brexit vote. Picture: PA

Theresa May calls Cabinet to discuss plans for Brexit

Politics

Lord Janner abuse claims ‘should be heard in court’

UK 1

Labour to fight for ‘diverse and united’ UK

Politics

‘Trump was my warm-up’, says Nigel Farage after speech

World 1

Nicola Sturgeon helps launch campaign to inspire young girls

Nicola Sturgeon
Routes have dropped and fares have increased despite some companies, such as First, getting taxpayer�subsidies. Picture: Michael Gillen

Slump in bus routes across Scotland ‘must be investigated’

Politics
The United Airlines pilots were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol. Picture: Wiki Commons

Two pilots arrested ‘under the influence’ at Glasgow Airport

Transport 4
The Royal Scotsman train has been scratched by lineside foliage during its Scottish trips this year

Rail operators call for trees to be cut amid damage to trains

Transport 5

Quest to identify Tay Road Bridge workers in classic photographs

Dundee 2

Jodi Gordon: Medal tally won’t cut our cycling death toll

Cycling 6

Scotland air link to China by 2021 if air passenger duty cut

Transport 32

The View singer ‘shouted homophobic abuse at cabin crew’

Music
Mark McDonald with primary school children, who he believes will benefit from early exposure to education

Councils challenge SNP vow to double free childcare

Education 65
Early learning is thought to encourage a later development

Leader: Parents’ lives will be transformed by nursery plan

Opinion 8
Under current rules private tutors are not required to undergo any background checks before offering lessons to young people. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Jane Bradley: Regulation is needed for tutors

Opinion
Converge Challenge director Olga Kozlova, centre, with Rebecca Pick of Strathclyde University and Edinburgh University's Richard Walker. Picture: Lesley Martin

Shortlist revealed for student entrepreneurs contest

Companies 3
The biggest reductions have been seen amongst women and mature students. Picture: Toby Williams

Number of students falls dramatically under new college setup

Education 17
A virtual classroom. Picture: Fleep Tuque

Ambitious virtual Gaelic school wins £700,000 boost

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Pupils hoping to get into high-performing Catholic schools in East Renfrewshire may have to provide baptismal certificates. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Demand for Catholic school places prompts ‘baptism checks’

Education 65

£33m sports facility at Strathclyde University given green light

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Death and bereavement on primary schools’ timetable

News

Exclusive: Judy Murray fears for her tennis legacy

Tennis 18

Switch Pokémon for Plato to boost brain says expert

News 1
A crowd gathers as the sun reflects from a new office building in the City of London. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Scots engineer designs hi-tech tool to reduce sun’s glare

News 1
Harbour seal populations on the east coast are struggling but are on the rise further west. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Census shows mixed fortunes for declining harbour seal colonies

Environment 1
The Scottish wildcat is endangered. Picture: Contributed

Scottish wildcat breeding centre opened to save Highland cats

Environment 1
The intake weir at Scotland's latest hydro scheme. Picture: Contributed

New £12m hydro scheme opens in the Highlands

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Grounded oil rig in Western Isles refloated

News 1

Ilona Amos: Holyrood and Westminster must work together on energy

Opinion 20

Cairn Energy accused of failing to disclose environmental risks

Environment 7
With 72,000 children across Scotland currently receiving treatment for asthma, there are fears that a lack of proper management of the condition was causing problems. Picture: Chris Rogers

Lack of Scots asthma care causes ‘unacceptable’ death rates

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Pancreatic cancer survivor Noreen Leighton. Picture: contributed

Scots scientists lead cancer resistance trial

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Scientists are a step closer to developing a test for early-stage Parkinson's disease. Picture: PA

Scientists close on test for early-stage Parkinson’s disease

Tech
DermalClinic. Picture: Contributed

Scottish spa treatment: DermalClinic, Edinburgh

Health
Lily Jencks at the London Maggies Centre. Picture: Debra Hurford

Lily Jencks on success of Maggie’s Centres 20 years on

Lifestyle
Researchers from QMU spoke to people drinking nearly ten times the recommended weekly alcohol limit. Picture: iStockphoto/Getty

Alcohol price plan ‘will harm biggest drinkers’

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Cystic fibrosis pioneer, Dr Robert Ryan. Picture: Contributed

Leading scientist suspended amid ‘research misconduct’ investigation

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Tragic teen footballer saves two lives with organ donation

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Smokers sought for study on safety of e-cigarettes

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Cheap paint ingredient paves way to repairing broken bones

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Scientists identify gene that cuts coffee urges

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Scientists are a step closer to developing a test for early-stage Parkinson's disease. Picture: PA

Scientists close on test for early-stage Parkinson’s disease

Tech
More and more people are using contactless payment. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Wallets lighter with contactless payments on the rise

UK
Theresa May will lay down her ministers roles in the implementation of the Brexit vote. Picture: PA

Theresa May calls Cabinet to discuss plans for Brexit

Politics
Greville Janner has been accused of attacks on children. Picture: PA

Lord Janner abuse claims ‘should be heard in court’

UK 1

Labour to fight for ‘diverse and united’ UK

Politics

BHS set to leave high street as final stores close

UK

John McDonnell calls for Virgin boss to be stripped of knighthood

UK 15

Euan McColm: Road to oblivion paved with good intentions

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An artists impression issued by Nasa of the Juno spacecraft making its approach to Jupiter. Picture: NASA

Juno makes record-breaking close approach to Jupiter

Tech
Mr Farage spoke at a rally for Mr Trump in Mississippi. Picture: Getty

‘Trump was my warm-up’, says Nigel Farage after speech

World 1
At least 10 more Turkish tanks crossed the border into Syria a day after pro-Ankara Syrian opposition fighters ousted jihadists from the town of Jarabulus close to the frontier.
Picture: Getty Images

Rebels advance in northern Syria despite airstrikes

World
Muslim extremists carrying Islamic State group insignia have staged a daring jailbreak in the southern Philippines, freeing 28 detainees in the latest in a series of mass escapes.
Picture: Getty Images

IS-linked militants escape in daring raid on prison

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Picture: Gary Hodgson

Reindeer enjoy the Cairngorms snow in summer weather

Odd 5
Newlands was jailed at the High Court in Glasgow. File picture: John Devlin

Judge says ‘LOL’ as he jails man over Facebook boast

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Scots actor Alan Cummin. Picture: Contributed

Alan Cumming ‘cures’ Nicola Sturgeon’s fear of dogs

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Is this one of the best hat-tricks of all time?

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Thieves steal 230 ducks from Aberdeenshire farm

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Millionaire fined for racist rants in bar of Gleneagles Hotel

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Tesco removes Saltire from fruit after English complaints

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds performed in Glasgow. Picture: Jane Barlow

Noel Gallagher jokes with Celtic fans during Glasgow gig

Music 10
Trump with, from left to right, his sister Maryanne Trump Barry and cousins Willie Murray, Alasdair Murray, Calum Murray and Chrissie Murray at the house in Tong where his mother was brought up

Insight: Why does the Trump trail go cold in the Hebrides?

World 24
Comedian Frankie Boyle has criticised 'risk averse' TV comedy in the UK. Picture: Robert Perry

Frankie Boyle warns ‘risk averse’ TV comedy becoming ‘stale’

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Former X-Factor contestant Wagner. Picture: Contributed

Scots joker dupes X-Factor star Wagner

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The gap was close to 20 per cent last year. Picture: PA

Take steps to address any gender pay gap now

Opinion
The unravelling of Ryan Lochtes claim that he had been robbed played out on social media. Picture: AFP/Getty

Don’t just take the plunge on Twitter

Opinion
Picture: Ian Georgeson

The price to pay for full cost court fees is too high

Opinion
Former chair, NHS Highland. Picture: Ewen Weatherspoon

Obituary: Caroline Thomson OBE, former chair, NHS Highland

Obituaries
A scene from the Long Good Friday, a film produced by Barry Hanson. Picture: Kobal Collection

Obituary: Barry Hanson, British film producer

Obituaries
George Fraser, Burma veteran and licensed grocer. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: George Fraser MBE TD, soldier and licensed grocer

Obituaries
Brian Rix, actor and disability campaigner. Picture: Getty Images

Obituary: Lord Brian Rix, actor and disability campaigner

Obituaries
Passive investments allow you to take part in the equity ride but without all the slog. Picture: PA

Bill Jamieson: Injecting activism into passive investments

Opinion
St Kilda was finally evacuated on economic grounds in 1930

On this day: St Kilda was evacuated on ‘economic’ grounds

Opinion
The gap was close to 20 per cent last year. Picture: PA

Take steps to address any gender pay gap now

Opinion
The unravelling of Ryan Lochtes claim that he had been robbed played out on social media. Picture: AFP/Getty

Don’t just take the plunge on Twitter

Opinion
Picture: Ian Georgeson

The price to pay for full cost court fees is too high

Opinion
Scotland has been living under a cloud of uncertainty for several years. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Private equity funds need an incentive to invest in Scotland

Opinion
John McDonnell (left) says Sir Richard Branson should be stripped of his knighthood. Picture: PA

Leader comment: Time for Labour leadership to stop digging

Opinion

Brian Monteith: Mike Russell can be our Brexit Braveheart

Politics 1

Leader comment: Great retailer BHS did not need to fail

Opinion

Brian Ferguson: Culture events in historic buildings offer hope

Opinion

Lesley Riddoch: Democracy means keeping it local

Opinion 3