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Barcelona attack: Two arrested after 13 people killed, 80 injured

News

Barcelona attack: Nicola Sturgeon expresses support for victims

News

Alex Salmond claims controversial joke was ‘harmless innuendo’

Alex Salmond
John Swinney has pledged to bring back the plans

Revived ‘Named Person’ plans still won't work, warn legal chiefs

Politics

Nicola Sturgeon to make history with Glasgow Pride speech

Glasgow

Jo Swinson ‘faces questions’ over general election expenses

Politics

Scots firms ‘named and shamed’ for not paying minimum wage

Politics
There are warnings of localised flooding in parts of the country. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland’s weather: Rain warning for Highlands, islands and Grampian

Environment

Scott Macnab: Why Salmond’s joke isn’t funny any more

Scott Macnab
John Swinney has pledged to bring back the plans

Revived ‘Named Person’ plans still won't work, warn legal chiefs

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A section of the Clyde Walkway collapsed at Anderston Quay in February 2013. Glasgow councillors now plan to spend 50 million to secure other quay walls along the river. Picture: Robert Perry/TSPL

Glasgow pledges £50m to fix crumbling Clyde quay walls

Companies
Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman speaks to service users. Picture: John Devlin

Brian Wilson: SNP must use power to aid women hit by pension changes

Opinion
President Donald Trump with White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon (right). Picture: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

US strategist Steve Bannon: ‘No military answer to North Korea’

Politics
Cabinet Secretary for Land Reform Roseanna Cunningham. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Progress as community groups grasp Highland land ownership

Politics
The SNP dispute Tory claims that poorer Scots are less likely to go to university than their English counterparts. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

War of words over poorer Scots’ access to universities

Politics
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May talks with participants as they prepare to take part in an activity at the Woodlands Outdoor Education Centre in Glasbury, eastern Wale. Picture: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May: There is ‘a lot to be done’ in Brexit negotiations

Politics

Post-Brexit trade deals a mixed bag for farming sectors

Farming 5

British banks ‘behind schedule’ in post-Brexit preparations

Financial 4

Andrew O'Hagan: Britain 'smashed' by Brexit and Scotland under threat

Lifestyle 389

Alex Salmond claims controversial joke was ‘harmless innuendo’

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Transport minister Humza Yousaf with Serco UK Rail chairman Peter Strachan in a mock-up of a new sleeper carriage. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Alastair Dalton: New sleeper trains could lure families onto tracks

Opinion
There are warnings of localised flooding in parts of the country. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland’s weather: Rain warning for Highlands, islands and Grampian

Environment 2
Victoria Rose Alton, 4, after she fell from a bus on her first day of school. Picture: SWNS

Girl, 4, left with bloodied face after Glasgow bus ticket row

Education 5

Firefighters tackle major fire at Glasgow warehouse

Glasgow 1

Duo embark on epic England-Scotland charity drive - in a shed

Odd

Virgin Trains Azuma crosses Border for first time

Transport 7

Rail fares to increase by 3.6 per cent from January

Transport 19
The SNP dispute Tory claims that poorer Scots are less likely to go to university than their English counterparts. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

War of words over poorer Scots’ access to universities

Politics
Aamer Anwar was caught up in the Barcelona terrorist attack. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Glasgow University rector Aamer Anwar caught in Barcelona attack

News 5
Victoria Rose Alton, 4, after she fell from a bus on her first day of school. Picture: SWNS

Girl, 4, left with bloodied face after Glasgow bus ticket row

Education 5
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon meets children at the Butterfly Nursery in Arden, Glasgow. Picture: John Gunion/The Scottish Sun/PA Wire

Labour demands abolition of exam appeal fees in Scotland

Politics 3
Michelle Ballantyne wants 2013 guidance overhauled. Photo: Rex/Shutterstock

MSP wants headteachers to be allowed to ban mobiles in school

Education 32
Robbie Huxtable was told to stay away from Leith Academy at the start of term today. Picture: TSPL

Leith Academy youth worker accused of filming naked boy

Edinburgh 7

Abigail Stevens: We must encourage young to go beyond academia

Opinion

Give more freedom to state schools, says top Headmaster

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500 teaching vacancies across Scotland as new term starts

Education 22
All five turbines are now in place for the Hywind Scotland project. Picture: Statoil

Final turbine arrives for Scotland’s floating wind farm

News 2
Cabinet Secretary for Land Reform Roseanna Cunningham. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Progress as community groups grasp Highland land ownership

Politics
Dr Peter Barlow and his team of researchers at Edinburgh Napier university have discovered evidence that traffic pollution can harm the human immune system

Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

News
There are warnings of localised flooding in parts of the country. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland’s weather: Rain warning for Highlands, islands and Grampian

Environment 2

New species of wild flower discovered on Shetland

Environment

Greens call for bolder climate change approach in Scotland

Environment 26

Brexit: Repeal Bill ‘puts environment in Scotland at risk’

Environment 9
The free card is similar to an organ donor card or those alerting ambulance crews to a person's blood type. Picture: Contributed

New card ensures pets aren’t left alone if you fall ill

UK
Dr Peter Barlow and his team of researchers at Edinburgh Napier university have discovered evidence that traffic pollution can harm the human immune system

Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

News
Portugal is a strong example of how to keep drug-related deaths to a minimum.

Kevan Christie: What can Scotland learn from Europe about how to prevent drug deaths?

Opinion 2
Mental health patients are being sent on lengthy trips for treatment. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Scots forced to travel across UK for mental health services

News 1
The treatment could help those crippled following a spinal cord injury. Picture: Getty

Molecule cocktail raises spinal injury hope

Tech
Opiates or opioids were implicated in 765 deaths in Scotland last year. Picture: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Scotland’s drug death rate hits record levels - among highest in EU

Health 28

Brave Luke returns home after tumour treatment in Mexico

Health 1

A million views for children at hospital videos made by mum

News

Baby boxes to be sent to new parents in Scotland from this week

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Scotland ‘can become world leader in tackling period poverty’

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UK

Asda's sales were boosted by a bumper Easter. Picture: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Asda cheers first quarterly sales rise in three years

Retail
Lookers expects the new car market to decline this year. Picture: Contributed

Lookers profits go into reverse as car market ‘softens’

Companies 1
PwC has been handed a record fine by the Financial Reporting Council. Picture: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Martin Flanagan: PwC fine shows auditors are in firing line

Financial 1

New card ensures pets aren’t left alone if you fall ill

UK

British banks ‘behind schedule’ in post-Brexit preparations

Financial 4

Jo Swinson ‘faces questions’ over general election expenses

Politics 26

Duo embark on epic England-Scotland charity drive - in a shed

Odd
Transport minister Humza Yousaf with Serco UK Rail chairman Peter Strachan in a mock-up of a new sleeper carriage. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Alastair Dalton: New sleeper trains could lure families onto tracks

Opinion
Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman speaks to service users. Picture: John Devlin

Brian Wilson: SNP must use power to aid women hit by pension changes

Opinion
Jim Duffy found that while people refuse to talk to each other on the London Underground, they are all happy to communicate feverishly on social media. Picture:  AFP / Ben Stansall

Jim Duffy: Commuters trust tech, but not their fellow passengers

Opinion
Crowds gather in the street to watch a festival performer in a typical August scene in Edinburgh.

Leader comment: Four-month stretch does not make a festival

Opinion
PwC has been handed a record fine by the Financial Reporting Council. Picture: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Martin Flanagan: PwC fine shows auditors are in firing line

Financial 1
Could a change of dates ease the congestion on the likes of the High Street in August? Picture:  Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Tommy Sheppard: Changing festival dates could be beneficial

Opinion 8

Leader comment: Attack underlines need for security measures

Opinion

Joyce McMillan: The two different faces of ‘nationalism’

Opinion 9

Amelia Morgan: Venture Trust is out to help ex-service personnel

Opinion

Neil McLennan: Arming all police officers an unpalatable response

Opinion 2
Officers try to clear the way for a prison bus carrying Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong at the high court after sentencing in Hong Kong. Picture: AP Photo/Vincent Yu

Hong Kong activists jailed over 2014 pro-democracy protests

World
President Donald Trump with White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon (right). Picture: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

US strategist Steve Bannon: ‘No military answer to North Korea’

Politics
Injured people are treated in Barcelona after yesterday's attack on Las Ramblas. Picture: AP

Leader comment: Attack underlines need for security measures

Opinion

Barcelona attack: Nicola Sturgeon expresses support for victims

News 11

Glasgow University rector Aamer Anwar caught in Barcelona attack

News 5

Joyce McMillan: The two different faces of ‘nationalism’

Opinion 9

BBC ‘discrediting SNP’ over Charlottesville ‘nationalists’

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Brexit: UK ministers propose ‘unmonitored’ Irish border post

UK 7

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29:  Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian performs at the Panorama Music Festival. Picture: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Belle and Sebastian drummer left in US car park for four hours

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Bearded men are needed for the film. Picture; stock image

Bearded extras wanted for Mary Queen of Scots film

News
For some ex-service personnel the transition to civilian life can be challenging and effective support is crucial to give them a positive future.

Amelia Morgan: Venture Trust is out to help ex-service personnel

Opinion
Graham Boyack, Director, Scottish Mediation

Graham Boyack: Scotland really needs to keep it simple when it comes to procedure in law cases

Opinion
Alcohol sales paint a useful and worrying national picture of how people in Scotland consume their favourite, and not always very expensive, tipple. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Alison Douglas: Cutting back on booze helps our health and lifts the load on the NHS

Opinion 1
Ken Vass

Obituary: Ken Vass, journalist, TV and radio producer, director and editor, behind Scotsport and Weir’s Way

Obituaries
Flt Lt David Ince DFC

Obituary: David Ince, Second World War fighter pilot

Obituaries 1
Dennis F Collins

Obituary: Dennis F Collins, retired sheriff and solicitor

Obituaries
Charles "Chuck) Hay has died at the age of 87

Obituary: Charles (Chuck) Hay, farmer who became first Scot to win curling world championship

Obituaries 1

Sir Alex Ferguson praises Scottish charity work on mental health

Celebrity 1
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29:  Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian performs at the Panorama Music Festival. Picture: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Belle and Sebastian drummer left in US car park for four hours

News
Daniel Craig to return as Bond. Picture: Supplied

Daniel Craig to return as 007 James Bond for one last time

News
Susan Calman
. Picture: Steve Ullathorne

Susan Calman signs up for Strictly Come Dancing

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