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Callum Skinner releases medical records after being hacked

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Kezia Dugdale addressed conference yesterday. Picture: Getty

Corbyn’s trade union allies ‘will destroy Scottish Labour’

Politics
The search for oil has hit a new low. Picture: TSPL

Fresh fears for North Sea as search for oil hits a new low

Politics
Chief constable Phil Gormley admits searching children is a "sensitive issue". Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Chief constable says police must be able to search youngsters for alcohol

UK

Virgin East Coast staff to stage 24 hour strike

News 18

Alex Neil: Scotland could achieve ‘neo-independence’ without referendum

Politics 277

Police taskforce for Aberdeen v Rangers trouble

News 41

Alton Towers engineer ‘felt pressure’ to give ride the all clear

UK 3
Airstrikes hit the Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood in Aleppo, Syria, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016.Picture;  AP

26 die in Syria airstrikes as tensions grow

World 1
Cora Bissett's Glasgow Girls is still touring after wowing audiences since its world premiere in 2012.

Real-life Glasgow Girls reveal doubts about hit stage musical

Lifestyle
Hip-hop group Young Fathers have previosuly described the citys noise rules as draconian

Licensing board votes to relax noise test for live music

Environment 7
Chief constable Phil Gormley admits searching children is a "sensitive issue". Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Chief constable says police must be able to search youngsters for alcohol

UK
The search for oil has hit a new low. Picture: TSPL

Fresh fears for North Sea as search for oil hits a new low

Politics
Kezia Dugdale addressed conference yesterday. Picture: Getty

Corbyn’s trade union allies ‘will destroy Scottish Labour’

Politics
Theresa May reckons Brexit offers Scotland "an exciting chance to forge a new role in the world". Picture: PA

Leader comment: PM’s ‘Brexit is good for you’ spin is kidding no-one

Opinion
Many parts of Scotland have been hit by flooding caused by increasingly wet weather.  Picture: Getty Images

Ilona Amos: Scotland must step up climate change preparation

Opinion

Bid to put Royal Yacht Britannia back to sea as Brexit ambassador is slammed

News 30

Boost for Spanish right as socialists lose ground

Politics 3

Cooper urges Corbyn to use social media to confront critics

Politics 1

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Corbyn brings down the shutters in Scotland

Opinion 17
David Gorniak (left) with Ruaridh Hanna. Picture: submitted

Stranded Scottish sea cadets set to come ashore

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The strike action will impact on Virgin Trains East Coast services on 3 October. Picture: Jon Savage

Virgin East Coast staff to stage 24 hour strike

News 18
The M9 is Scotland's slowest motorway. Picture: Michael Gillen

M9 is Scotland’s slowest motorway with average speed of 26mph

Transport 11
The MV Hebrides. Picture: TSPL

Divers to begin inspection of harbour crash ferry

News 10

Scotland’s most affordable commuter towns revealed

Business 1

Giant yellow duck makes bid for freedom

News 5

Scotland’s most affordable commuter towns revealed

News 5

Forth Bridge closure ‘changes commute forever’

Transport 21
The job ad specifically requests candidates with a good knowledge and understanding of literacy. Picture (posed by model): TSPL

Spelling error in Scots council’s job ad for English teacher

Ayr 13
St Andrews University. Picture: submitted

St Andrews University ‘best in UK for teaching quality’

Education 2
A war memorial is unveiled in Edinburgh. Photograph: Lisa Ferguson

Edinburgh University’s Scotland’s War project to be axed

Education 15
Tavish Scott says more than 4,000 teachers have been lost on the SNPs watch.

Scottish schools start new term hundreds of teachers short

Education 22
John Swinney said he was delighted the Government could provide further funding.

Thousands of kids to receive Gaelic lessons after Government grant

Education 123
Susanne Mitschke, chief executive of MindMate, which shared the top Converge Challenge prize with MicroSense. Picture: Lesley Martin

Converge Challenge unveils winning university start-ups

Tech 1

Scottish students stranded in South China Sea

News

Swinney axes unit assessments to ease teacher workloads

Education 31

Technology to be placed at centre of Scottish classroooms

News 11

Oil tycoon Sir Ian Wood pumps £70m into charitable causes

News 13
Hip-hop group Young Fathers have previosuly described the citys noise rules as draconian

Licensing board votes to relax noise test for live music

Environment 7
Many parts of Scotland have been hit by flooding caused by increasingly wet weather.  Picture: Getty Images

Ilona Amos: Scotland must step up climate change preparation

Opinion

The Scotsman weekly news quiz, 23/9/2016

Politics

Scotland could host every other Olympics in future

News 8
Andy Tetsill did the Pedal for Scotland in memory of his son Craig

Dad who was cleared of son’s death does cycle in his memory

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Queen Elizabeth II. Picture; Jane Barlow

Queen’s medic cleared of wrongdoing

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Scotmit are supporting the breakfast club at St Catherines RC Primary School in Gracemount , Edinburgh. Picture: Contributed

Scotmid helps Edinburgh kids to tuck into healthy breakfast

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Calum Ferguson at the beach on his rehab cycling machine. Picture: Contributed

Dunblane MND sufferer raises £100,000 for charity

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Helen Fowler updates her blog with daughter. Picture: Julie Bull

Helen Fowler: My struggle swimming on a loch with MS

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GPs should offer teleheath options for at least one long term condition, experts urged. Picture: Contributed

Scottish GPs urged to offer digital check-ups

News 3

Stephen Jardine: Scots are blessed by great produce but cursed by bad diet

Opinion 1

Leader comment: Virtual check-ups a boon for NHS and patients

Opinion

Brian Wilson: Glibness ill becomes the First Minister

Opinion 48

Is Scotland still the ‘sick man of Europe’?

Health 8
Chief constable Phil Gormley admits searching children is a "sensitive issue". Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Chief constable says police must be able to search youngsters for alcohol

UK
Kezia Dugdale addressed conference yesterday. Picture: Getty

Corbyn’s trade union allies ‘will destroy Scottish Labour’

Politics
Olympic Cyclist gold and silver medal winner Callum Skinner. Picture: Greg Macvean

Callum Skinner releases medical records after being hacked

News
Queen Elizabeth II. Picture; Jane Barlow

Queen’s medic cleared of wrongdoing

News

Alton Towers engineer ‘felt pressure’ to give ride the all clear

UK 3

Ben Needham search: Police ‘optimistic’ at Kos excavation

News

Scots designer McQueen on Cool Brands list

Fashion

Labour government ‘would ban fracking’ in UK

Politics 21
Airstrikes hit the Bustan al-Qasr neighborhood in Aleppo, Syria, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016.Picture;  AP

26 die in Syria airstrikes as tensions grow

World 1
Acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's conservative Popular Party maintained its absolute majority in Galicia and limited its losses in the Basque Country. Picture; Getty

Boost for Spanish right as socialists lose ground

Politics 3
A house in Syria destroyed in the conflict.

Syrian foreign minister says ceasefire is still viable

World 6
South Yorkshire Police search officers investigate an olive grove near the scene where toddler Ben Needham went missing over 20 years ago in Kos, Greece. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Ben Needham search: Police ‘optimistic’ at Kos excavation

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David Hasselhoff shows his support for Partick Thistle

David Hasselhoff shows support for Partick Thistle

News 1
The job ad specifically requests candidates with a good knowledge and understanding of literacy. Picture (posed by model): TSPL

Spelling error in Scots council’s job ad for English teacher

Ayr 13
Picture: Twitter

Giant yellow duck makes bid for freedom

News 5
Emily Plant, 17, made the news this week... but do you know why? Picture: SWNS

The Scotsman weekly news quiz, 23/9/2016

Politics

Paisley hospital apologises after ‘dead body’ spotted in window

News 1

Scottish banknotes banned from McDonald’s franchise

Odd 161

SFA deny claim Scottish youth squad was too hungover to play

Football 2
David Hasselhoff shows his support for Partick Thistle

David Hasselhoff shows support for Partick Thistle

News 1
Caught up in the sensational split of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are six vulnerable children. Picture:  Justin Tallis/PA

Dani Garavelli: Brangelina’s brood add pathos to final cut

Celebrity
A hacker reportedly offered to sell as many as 3,000 images of Pippa Middleton after hacking her iCloud account. Picture: PA

Pippa Middleton’s iCloud hacked as 3000 private photos stolen

Celebrity
CJ de Mooi. Picture: PA

Eggheads star CJ de Mooi bailed over alleged Netherlands killing

Celebrity
FILE - Pope John Paul II smiles from his papal throne, in this May 16, 1990 file photo, during his weekly general audience, two days prior to his 70th birthday on May 18th. Pope John Paul II died on Saturday, April 2, 2005. (AP Photo/Giulio Broglio)

Is faith the missing ingredient that can make western democracy work?

Opinion
Four of the seven hair salon workers who won almost �3million in last Wednesday's Lotto, (left to right) Natalie McDonald, Wendy Brown, Michelle Donald and Lorna Alexander, celebrate their win at the salon in Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday March 6, 2007. The winners work at the Smile Hair and Beauty Salon in Glasgow. See PA story SCOTLAND Lottery. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Here’s hoping you have something 
to live for

Opinion
Ian Frazer (from Glasgow, but now living in Australia) and the deceased Jian Zhou, winners of the European Inventor Award 2015 in the category Non-European Countries

Frazer invented the HPV vaccine - which protects against cervical cancer

It’s going to get easier to protect your valuable patents

Opinion
OBIT - Ken Fearon - Cancer specialist and professor at Edinburgh University

Obituary: Professor Ken Fearon, cancer specialist

Obituaries
Portrait of Alan Cousins of Hibs in November 1965.

Obituary: Alan Cousin, footballer and teacher

Obituaries
Arnold Palmer brought a touch of charisma to the sport

Obituary: Arnold Palmer, golfer, 87

World
Allister Sparks shares a joke with Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Picture: Rodger BoschAFP/Getty Images)

Obituary: Allister Sparks, crusading South African journalist who challenged apartheid

Obituaries
Theresa May reckons Brexit offers Scotland "an exciting chance to forge a new role in the world". Picture: PA

Leader comment: PM’s ‘Brexit is good for you’ spin is kidding no-one

Opinion
Many parts of Scotland have been hit by flooding caused by increasingly wet weather.  Picture: Getty Images

Ilona Amos: Scotland must step up climate change preparation

Opinion
Callum Skinner won Olympic gold and silver medals in Rio. Picture: Getty Images

Leader comment: Smearing of Skinner a disgrace

Opinion
American shows like Mr Ed with his talking horse were far more appealing than homegrown TV for kids in the 1960s, says Aidan Smith. Picture: Rex

Aidan Smith: Do you know anyone who watches River City?

Opinion
FILE - Pope John Paul II smiles from his papal throne, in this May 16, 1990 file photo, during his weekly general audience, two days prior to his 70th birthday on May 18th. Pope John Paul II died on Saturday, April 2, 2005. (AP Photo/Giulio Broglio)

Is faith the missing ingredient that can make western democracy work?

Opinion
Four of the seven hair salon workers who won almost �3million in last Wednesday's Lotto, (left to right) Natalie McDonald, Wendy Brown, Michelle Donald and Lorna Alexander, celebrate their win at the salon in Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday March 6, 2007. The winners work at the Smile Hair and Beauty Salon in Glasgow. See PA story SCOTLAND Lottery. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Here’s hoping you have something 
to live for

Opinion
Kezia Dugdale has made a strong challenge to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn over autonomy for the party in Scotland.

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Corbyn brings down the shutters in Scotland

Opinion 17

Douglas White: We must all tackle the digital divide

Tech

Brian Ferguson: Scottish television industry has bright future

News 2

Leader comment: Damning indictment of politicians in EU campaign

Opinion 25

Brian Monteith: Opening up UK market would give poor nations a chance

UK 5