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Scottish private school heads attack business rates plan

Politics
Douglas Ross, MP for Moray garnered criticism for his comment on Travellers. Picture: TSPL

New Tory MP Douglas Ross slammed for anti-Traveller comment

Politics
Rebecca Johnson from Fife who has reportedly been stabbed to death by her boyfriend in Lapland

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Lapland killer says he can’t remember attacking Scots girlfriend

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Getty Images

GERS: Indy white paper was no ‘con’, says Nicola Sturgeon

Politics

How much do you need to earn an hour to buy in each Edinburgh postcode?

Homes & Gardens

1,000 skeletons found in Aberdeen to be reinterred

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Road closures will be in place around Ibrox. Picture: John Devlin

UK terror fears spark road closures around Ibrox

Rangers

Martyn McLaughlin: Statues from our dark past must remain for all to see

Martyn McLaughlin
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Getty Images

GERS: Indy white paper was no ‘con’, says Nicola Sturgeon

Politics 275
Nicola Sturgeon says finances have improved an oil industry upturn

GERS: Scotland’s spending black hole falls to £13.2bn

Politics 179
Citibase said its survey results were a 'wake-up call' for government. Picture: John Devlin

Small firms ‘resilient’ amid faltering trust on Brexit deal

Management 2
Melvyn Roffe, principal of George Watsons College (pictured) in Edinburgh, said the rate change could see fees raised. Picture: TSPL

Scottish private school heads attack business rates plan

Politics 6
Douglas Ross, MP for Moray garnered criticism for his comment on Travellers. Picture: TSPL

New Tory MP Douglas Ross slammed for anti-Traveller comment

Politics 200
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon and First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones. Picture: PA

Fact Check: can Wales and Scotland block the Brexit repeal bill?

Politics 17

Video: World’s most expensive holiday - $1,000,000 trip to Caribbean island

Lifestyle

Scottish private schools face £5m business rate tax hike

Politics 117

Andrew Neil to step down from presenting BBC Sunday Politics

News 26

Almost a quarter of Scots ‘lack basic digital skills’

Tech 13
Jet2 has announced it is to create 200 new jobs. Picture: Contributed

Jet2 announces 200 new jobs in Edinburgh and Glasgow

Transport
Emergency services attended the scene on Renton Road in Dumbarton. Picture: John Devlin

21 children hospitalised in school bus crash in Dumbarton

Transport
Waverley extended platform 12 Picture: Network Rail

Pictures of the new look Waverley station released

News 13

Video: Angry driver’s expletive-laden rant at sheep goes viral

Odd 9

Orkney and Shetland ferry fares to be slashed next year

Transport 8

Ford offers major cash incentive to trade in ‘dirtiest’ cars

Transport 2

Calls for Theresa May to commit to northern high-speed rail

Transport 4
Melvyn Roffe, principal of George Watsons College (pictured) in Edinburgh, said the rate change could see fees raised. Picture: TSPL

Scottish private school heads attack business rates plan

Politics 6
Teaching union wants end to secrecy over how vice-chancellors' pay is set.

‘End secrecy’ on vice-chancellors’ pay teaching union demands

Education
A review by Nicola Sturgeon's government has called for an end to the arrangement that sees private schools excused from the levy courtesy of their charitable status. Picture: PA

Scottish private schools face £5m business rate tax hike

Politics 117
The policy of free university tuition lies at the heart of the wider principle of universal benefits in Scotland. Picture: Neil Hanna

Scott Macnab: Scotland stands alone on tuition fees

Opinion 36
FACT: 49 per cent of all independent school attendees are girls.

Too elite? Independent school myths debunked

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The First Minister's reading challenge is being extended from primary to secondary schools.

Leader comment: Reading scheme keeps pupils on the right page

Opinion 2
The First Ministers Reading Challenge will be trialled up to S3 at six schools to help stem the drop in reading for pleasure when pupils move from primary to secondary school.

Nicola Sturgeon’s reading challenge expanded to more schools

Education 28

Fettes College in Edinburgh has highest school fees in Scotland

Education 14

‘Super-sized’ Scottish primary school classes soar by third

Education 113

Volunteer teachers can close the attainment gap, say Tories

Education 32

Vince Cable says SNP free tuition fees policy is unsustainable

News 21
Sir Nils Olav is the world's highest ranking penguin. Picture: PA

Sir Nils Olav welcomes rare penguin chick to Edinburgh Zoo

News
Heavy rain across Scotland has caused flooding in parts of the country. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland’s weather: Family rescued after river bursts banks

Environment 1
Ecologists believe the deep shade rhododendron casts is responsible for the impact on native plants. Picture: PA

Scots plants ‘need help’ to recover from rhododendrons invasion

Environment 3

Video: Angry driver’s expletive-laden rant at sheep goes viral

Odd 9

Ford offers major cash incentive to trade in ‘dirtiest’ cars

Transport 2

Scotland’s weather: yellow warning as heavy rain expected

News 8

Jury out on Edinburgh mental health patient killer

News

Concern over ‘rapid’ rise of substance abuse in ‘baby boomers’

News
The man was Tasered by police.

Man killed sister after leaving Royal Edinburgh hospital

News 5
Each Baby Box is handmade and individually packed. Picture: SWNS

Nearly 10,000 Scottish parents sign up for baby box

News 17
Sarah Glendinning is being treated for breast cancer at Edinburgh ECMC. Photograph: Lesley Martin

Edinburgh research to find which cancer patients need chemo

News
In 1972 Celtic goalkeeper Evan Williams dives to keep the ball from Pat Stanton of Hibs at Parkhead

Insight: Has football become too dangerous for our children?

Football 7

Euan McColm: Real reasons we failed to reform drugs policy

Opinion 14

£3m boost for cancer centres in Edinburgh and Glasgow

News

Sarah Brown praises role of Scots in helping Malawi’s mothers

News 1

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

News 2

UK

Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell. Picture: PA Wire

Martyn Shaw: Pensions watchdog bares teeth at ex-BHS owner

Law 1

Renewables to power UK and 138 countries by 2050, say scientists

Tech 6

Video: World’s most expensive holiday - $1,000,000 trip to Caribbean island

Lifestyle

Lidl overtakes Waitrose as seventh-biggest supermarket

Retail 1

Brexit: Tories vow to end ‘direct jurisdiction’ of EU courts

News 10

Great British Bake Off review: ‘Prue and Noel Fielding on a leash’

TV & Radio
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell. Picture: PA Wire

Martyn Shaw: Pensions watchdog bares teeth at ex-BHS owner

Law 1
'If start-up founders don't prepare to climb the Eiger, they are doomed,' writes Jim Duffy. Picture: Contributed

Jim Duffy: Avoid altitude sickness when scaling up

Management
Ewan McGregor as Renton slips into a heroin-fuelled daze. Picture: PA

Calum Henderson: Trainspotting’s ‘choose life’ message endures

Opinion
Help is at hand to give new ventures a leg-up north of the Border

Abigail Stevens: The secret of Scotland’s entrepreneurial spark

Opinion
Pointless presenters Richard Osman, right, and Alexander Armstrong

Denis Frize: It’s far from pointless to understand the sweep of history

Opinion
UK trade with EU countries will become imports and exports. Picture: Getty

Catherine CA Truel: Customs agencies will need resources to adapt to Brexit

Opinion

Ayesha Hazarika: Eagerly-awaited Fringe frenzy solo show left me in a right old cankle

Opinion 1

Ken Thomson: Logistics firms need clarity on life after Brexit

Opinion 1

Leader comment: City council takes welcome lead over festival exploitation

Politics 1

Scott Macnab: Scotland stands alone on tuition fees

Opinion 36
Rebecca Johnson from Fife who has reportedly been stabbed to death by her boyfriend in Lapland

. Pic supplied by Dundee Courier

Lapland killer says he can’t remember attacking Scots girlfriend

News
President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Phoenix. Picture: AP

Donald Trump blasts ‘dishonest media’ in rally tirade

World 10
Police in Catalonia shot dead fugitive suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub outside of Barcelona. Picture: AP

Barcelona attack: Terror cell suspects to appear in court

World 1
President Donald Trump announced he intends to send more troops to Afghanistan. Picture: AP

Donald Trump urges UK to increase troops in Afghanistan

World 13

America stands still to marvel at solar eclipse

World 6

Barcelona Attack: Police hunting van driver shoot suspect dead

World 1

‘Leaked’ images show ‘Apple TV in testing lab’

Tech

Barcelona attack: Manhunt suspect named as van driver

World

Odd

Star Caitriona Balfe touches the Clava Cairns in TV series Outlander. Picture: AP

Outlander fans damaging standing stones ‘performing seances’

TV & Radio 2
Chair of CILT in Scotland Ken Thomson

Ken Thomson: Logistics firms need clarity on life after Brexit

Opinion 1
Festival Village: Waverley.

Simon Keane: Edinburgh’s music scene needs more pop-up venues

Opinion
Burundi farmers are forging ahead and Scots are helping by reducing carbon emissions

Chris Hegarty: Help the people of Burundi to a better future

Opinion
Dr Martin Nile Clark

Obituary: Dr Martin Nile Clark, military linguist and Italian history scholar was also cricket umpire

Obituaries
Jerry Lewis has died at the age of 91. Picture: AP

Obituary: Jerry Lewis, slapstick comedian and acclaimed straight actor

Obituaries
Colonel Alastair Murray Thorburn

Obituary: Alastair Murray Thorburn, soldier, officer, King’s Own Scottish Borderers

Obituaries
Sir Bruce, already into his 80s, In arguably his most popular and famous role as the Strictly Come Dancing host alongside Tess Daly

Obituary: Sir Bruce Forsyth, light entertainment legend

Obituaries

Bonnie Tyler tops download charts after solar eclipse

Celebrity
Glasgow trio Chvrches are set to appear in The Archies comic book series. Picture:

Chvrches set to appear in new Archie comic book series

Glasgow
Doctor Who fans have expressed surprise after it emerged that Walsh could be the new assistant on the show. Picture: PA

Bradley Walsh lined up for sidekick role in Doctor Who - reports

TV & Radio 1
Jerry Lewis, the comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died aged 91. Picture: Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP Images, File

US comedian Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

Celebrity