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William Hill first bookies to back Yes vote for Indyref2

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Nicola Sturgeon has said another independence referendum is "highly likely". Picture: PA

Second independence referendum ‘weeks from being called’

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River Ericht. Picture: Wikicommons

Two-year-old boy found dead in Perthshire river

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Parts of Scotland are set to be hit by a heatwave. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Caribbean heatwave set to hit parts of Scotland

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Mother who died in car crash while driving with baby named

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Lords ready to fight Brexit, Peter Mandelson warns

UK

SNP calls for ‘moral leadership’ in refugee row with Westminster

Politics

Alex Salmond admits business rate rise ‘a genuine concern’

Politics
The closure of the Forth Road Bridge for 19 hours last month after a lorry overturned has prompted Transport Minister Humza Yousaf to see if the law needs to be changed. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA

Lorries defying wind limits may face tougher penalties

Transport

Dani Garavelli: A deadly shot in the arm for anti-vaxxers

Dani Garavelli
The new 1 is claimed to be the most secure coin in the world. Picture: Royal Mint

Current £1 coins won't be worthless in October, Treasury reassures public

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People in Sweden are non-plussed at Donald Trump's suggestiion their country suffered a terror attack. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Donald Trump leaves Swedes stumped over terror plot claims

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Scotland's former First Minister Alex Salmond and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

William Hill first bookies to back Yes vote for Indyref2

Politics
Labour former cabinet minister Lord Mandelson appearing on the BBC One current affairs programme, The Andrew Marr Show. Picture: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

Lords ready to fight Brexit, Peter Mandelson warns

UK
Children holds a box of signed petitions. Picture: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images

SNP calls for ‘moral leadership’ in refugee row with Westminster

Politics
Nicola Sturgeon has said another independence referendum is "highly likely". Picture: PA

Second independence referendum ‘weeks from being called’

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BBC Director General Tony Hall

BBC chief set to dismiss Scottish Six calls

Politics

Scottish Labour to vote on public ownership for railways

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Rural Scotland to receive £640m from EU over 2017-18

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Brexit backing could change like Iraq war support, say Lib Dems

Politics

Party grandees must pull Labour back from the brink

Politics
ScotRail's performance has come under increased scrutiny. Picture: Getty

Scottish Labour to vote on public ownership for railways

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The closure of the Forth Road Bridge for 19 hours last month after a lorry overturned has prompted Transport Minister Humza Yousaf to see if the law needs to be changed. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA

Lorries defying wind limits may face tougher penalties

Transport
The funnels were repainted in 1947 yellow and black on Thursday

Restoration steams ahead for last Scottish turbine ship Queen Mary

Transport
ScotRail bosses paid  out �587,527 between April and December last year. Picture: Getty Images

ScotRail paying £2,000 a day in compensation to passengers

Transport

Sturgeon views restoration of last Scottish turbine ship Queen Mary

Transport

Mallaig Harbour sets out plans for £90m upgrade

Transport

9 lost railway stations around Scotland

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Ryanair boss says Nicola Sturgeon would lose independence vote

Transport
Govanhill area in Glasgow, where Scotland's first state backed Islamic nursery is. Picture: TSPL

Plans for first state-backed Islamic primary school in Scotland

Education
The blaze caused "significant damage" before being put out by firefighters. Picture: John Devlin

Youths set Scots school alight then wait for firefighters

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Aberdeenshire school pupils could soon be studying Doric as part of the curriculum. Picture (posed by models): John Devlin

Aberdeenshire councillors consider Doric plan for schools

Education
Education secretary John Swinney announced the funding boost this morning. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Swinney promises funding rise for teacher training places

Education

Edinburgh school closures: ‘Luck’ that no children were killed

Education

Edinburgh nightclub clears dancefloor to become part of Ragged University

Music

Jane Bradley: Picnics just won’t cut it for nursery Teddy

Opinion

John Swinney ‘deliberately delayed’ EU student funding pledge

Politics
Genetically modified hens at the Roslin Institute can lay eggs from different breeds. Picture: PA

GM hens to boost bid to set up ‘frozen aviary’

Environment
Poppy the labrador enjoys the unseasonably warm weather. Picture: PA

Scotland’s weather: Caribbean hot air to push up temperatures

Environment
President Donald Trump. Picture: AP

Trump to consider using 100k troops to round up immigrants

World

Day of action planned to recognise importance of migrants

Lifestyle

Everything you need to know about walking in Glencoe

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Leader comment: To tree or not to tree?

Opinion

Theresa May urged to remove diesel cars from UK roads

Environment
A view of the Holy Isle on the east coast of Arran. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/ TSPL

Scottish open water swimming events in 2017

Travel
The Assault Bikes fan creates extra resistance. Picture: PA

5 growing exercise trends to look out for in 2017

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The MMR injection not only protects the individual child from infection, but contributes to herd immunity in the population. Picture: 
Rex/Shutterstock

Dani Garavelli: A deadly shot in the arm for anti-vaxxers

Opinion
Mothers should be fast-tracked on their return to work. Picture: Getty

Hilary Roberts: Look at output, not hours, to close pay gap

Opinion
Kate Winslet and Jim Carrey in a scene from Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind. Picture: Moviestore/Rex/Shutterstock

Science sets sights on erasing ‘bad memory’ brain cells

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The Norrie Russell Roslin Institute has revealed they have created  a group of genetically modified hens that can lay eggs from different poultry breeds and are helping scientists set up a "frozen aviary" to conserve rare and exotic birds.

Leader comment: Clarity needed on gene science

Opinion
Genetically modified hens at the Roslin Institute can lay eggs from different breeds. Picture: PA

GM hens to boost bid to set up ‘frozen aviary’

Environment

20k patients wait over 4 hours at Queen Elizabeth A&E

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Eating soft fruit could help fight against diabetes

Farming

Alex Neil praises NHS staff for heart attack treatment

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Church helping patients fight dementia through hymns

News
Labour former cabinet minister Lord Mandelson appearing on the BBC One current affairs programme, The Andrew Marr Show. Picture: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

Lords ready to fight Brexit, Peter Mandelson warns

UK
Morrisons store. Picture: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Supermarket recalls beef product over listeria fears

Retail
RBS chief Ross McEwan will be quizzed on reports that the bank is looking to axe thousands of jobs. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Martin Flanagan: RBS remains under a cloud as Lloyds eyes sunlit uplands

Business
Standard Lifes head office in Edinburgh. The City consensus forecast is for the life and pensions giant to report an operating profit of �684m on Friday. Picture: Neil Hanna

Standard Life set to hike dividend on back of rise in profits

Business

Treasury plan to spare RBS from having to sell 300 branches

News

Tony Blair: Scottish independence case ‘much more credible’

UK

Scotland Street chronicles set for return to BBC Radio 4

UK

Donald Trump and UK politicians: What they said then v now

World
People in Sweden are non-plussed at Donald Trump's suggestiion their country suffered a terror attack. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Donald Trump leaves Swedes stumped over terror plot claims

Politics
Firefighters rescue a woman after her car was caught in flooding in Sun Valley, California, on Friday. Picture: Getty

Deadly weather bomb wreaks havoc in California

World
Kim 
Jong-un inspects the construction of housing blocks in Pyongyang. Picture: STR/AFP/Getty

North Korea: On the trail of Dear Brother’s assassins

World
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US vice-president Mike Pence arrive at the Munich Security Conference yesterday. Picture: AFP/Thomas Kienzle/Getty Images.

We’re committed to Nato, US vice-president Mike Pence tells Europe

Politics
Rangers interim manager Graeme Murty cuts a frustrated, upside down figure.

Graeme Murty performs bizarre headstand during Rangers loss

Rangers
Identical twins Leah and Erin with their older sisters Charlotte and Isabelle. Picture: SWNS

Two sets of twins defy odds to be born on the same day

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Fans of Outlander are excited to see a horse of the same name at Cheltenham. Picture: Contributed

Fans back Outlander horse to be a hit at Cheltenham

TV & Radio
Hugo Shelley from Pittenweem looks set to play an unlikely role in Nasas space programme

Scots designer creates ‘Space Poop’ pants for astronauts

Tech

Muirfield taunted ahead of female member vote

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Women’s Institute knit jackets for homeless dogs

News

Church helping patients fight dementia through hymns

News

Prosecco crisis over as supermarket creates £5 fizz

Odd
Andy Murray. Picture: John Devlin / TSPL

Proud mum Judy shares picture of Andy Murray after first ATP win

Andy Murray
Piers Morgan. Picture: Joel Ryan/PA Wire

Piers Morgan pulls out of TV role after ‘silly’ campaign to ban him

Lifestyle

Joan Eardley: ‘the grand lady of Scottsh art’

News

How Andy Murray triumphed against the odds

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Professor Lesley Yellowlees CBE FRSC FInstP FRSE, Chair of the Learned Societies Group on Scottish STEM Education and past president of the Royal Society of Chemistry

STEM subjects are at the root of giving children skills for the workplace

Opinion
The importance of regularly checking your breasts for signs and symptoms of breast cancer

An app to help you check your breast health

Opinion

Coronary heart disease is a worry but diagnosis isn’t end of the world

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Roanne Dods

Obituary: Roanne Dodds, dancer, lawyer and arts producer

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Obituary: Betty Lowe BEM, land girl and farmer

Obituaries

Obituary: Atsuko Betchaku, teacher and pacifist

Obituaries

John Maguire: A lot of work to do for post-Brexit deal to stick

Opinion
Corbyn will address the conference next Sunday in Perth. Picture: Christopher Furlong/Getty

Party grandees must pull Labour back from the brink

Politics
The MMR injection not only protects the individual child from infection, but contributes to herd immunity in the population. Picture: 
Rex/Shutterstock

Dani Garavelli: A deadly shot in the arm for anti-vaxxers

Opinion
Mothers should be fast-tracked on their return to work. Picture: Getty

Hilary Roberts: Look at output, not hours, to close pay gap

Opinion
RBS chief Ross McEwan will be quizzed on reports that the bank is looking to axe thousands of jobs. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Martin Flanagan: RBS remains under a cloud as Lloyds eyes sunlit uplands

Business
Tony Blair may be reviled by many former supporters, but so is the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn. Picture: Carl Court/Getty Images

Euan McColm: Why Blair speech heralds birth of a new party

Opinion
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair during his speech on Brexit at an Open Britain event in central London. Picture: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Leader comment: Blair’s indyref2 intervention is nonsensical

Opinion

Jane Bradley: Travelling with trepidation on return to Serbia

Opinion

David Brooks: This is what a failed administration looks like

Opinion

Stephen Jardine: Waitrose gets sheepish over its label confusion

Opinion

Leader comment: Clarity needed on gene science

Opinion