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Video: Bid to save Greyfriars Bobby from ‘lucky’ nose rub gains support

People & Places
Lord Duncan. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

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

Politics
The odds on Jacob Rees-Mogg becoming the next Conservative leader have tumbled from 50-1 to 10-1. Picture: PA

Bill Jamieson: There is real appeal behind ‘Moggmentum’

Opinion
More than 40 firefighters are tackling the blaze. Picture: John Devlin

Firefighters tackle major fire at Glasgow warehouse

Glasgow

Edinburgh Festivals should be run ‘from June to September’ says city MP

News

Kenny MacAskill: Time to talk seriously about benefits, universal or not, affordable or otherwise

Opinion

BBC ‘discrediting SNP’ over Charlottesville ‘nationalists’

Politics

Labour demands abolition of exam appeal fees in Scotland

Politics
Andrew O'Hagan was delivering a keynote lecture at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

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

Lifestyle

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

Scott Macnab
Pig farms could benefit under 'most favoured nation' tariff rules. Picture: Kimberley Powell

Post-Brexit trade deals a mixed bag for farming sectors

Farming 3
'Banks are not as far advanced as we would like them to be,' said ECB supervisor Sabine Lautenschlaeger. Picture: Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images

British banks ‘behind schedule’ in post-Brexit preparations

Financial 4
Andrew O'Hagan was delivering a keynote lecture at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

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

Lifestyle 349
The Scottish Government is already a firm supporter of investment in renewable energy, but the Greens believe bolder plans are needed. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Greens call for bolder climate change approach in Scotland

Environment 19
ScotRail off-peak fares will increase less than other train operators'. Picture: John Devlin

Rail fares to increase by 3.6 per cent from January

Transport 19
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
Lord Duncan. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

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

Politics 16

Kenny MacAskill: Time to talk seriously about benefits, universal or not, affordable or otherwise

Opinion 9

Kelvin Holdsworth: Liberal Democrats need to be more liberal - and more democratic

Opinion 1

Scots forced to travel across UK for mental health services

News
Virgin Azuma 800101 arrives in Dunbar today on the first of a series of test runs north of the Border. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Virgin Trains Azuma crosses Border for first time

Transport 6
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 1
ScotRail off-peak fares will increase less than other train operators'. Picture: John Devlin

Rail fares to increase by 3.6 per cent from January

Transport 19
More than 40 firefighters are tackling the blaze. Picture: John Devlin

Firefighters tackle major fire at Glasgow warehouse

Glasgow

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

Odd

Woman dies in fall on bus in Linlithgow

News

Platform: Scotland has the right ingredients for bikepacking

Opinion 1

Ryanair calls on UK airports to enforce two-drink limit

Transport 15
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 1
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
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 1
Michelle Ballantyne wants 2013 guidance overhauled. Photo: Rex/Shutterstock

MSP wants headteachers to be allowed to ban mobiles in school

Education 32
Loretto School is rated as among the best schools in the country. Pic: Tony Marsh

Give more freedom to state schools, says top Headmaster

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Hundreds of positions remain unfilled at the start of the new term. Picture (posed by models): John Devlin

500 teaching vacancies across Scotland as new term starts

Education 22

13 new sets of twins set to start school in Inverclyde

Education

250,000 Scots pupils eligible for free school meals

Education 14

Scotland’s historic buildings at risk from climate change

Tech 6
The Scottish Government is already a firm supporter of investment in renewable energy, but the Greens believe bolder plans are needed. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Greens call for bolder climate change approach in Scotland

Environment 19
Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Picture: Contributed

EICC claims Scottish first with carbon-neutral event

Companies 1
Renewables firms say they can 'ill afford further delays' to the NnG project. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Suppliers unite in support of £2bn Scottish wind farm

News 22

New species of wild flower discovered on Shetland

Environment

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

Molecule cocktail raises spinal injury hope

Tech
Luke with some of his friends.

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

News 54

Scotland ‘can become world leader in tackling period poverty’

News 39

Scots teacher dies after contracting E. coli in Turkey

News 1

UK

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
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
'Banks are not as far advanced as we would like them to be,' said ECB supervisor Sabine Lautenschlaeger. Picture: Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images

British banks ‘behind schedule’ in post-Brexit preparations

Financial 4

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

Odd

Minimum wage must be enforced

Opinion

Balfour Beatty back in profit amid ‘selective’ bidding

Companies

Hargreaves Lansdown earnings boosted by client growth

Financial
David Alexander says the private rented sector is helping to alleviate the housing problem. Picture: Ian Georgeson

David Alexander: Landlords not to blame for housing problems

Markets Economy
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
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 5
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
Machine guns on the streets do not inspire confidence

Neil McLennan: Arming all police officers an unpalatable response

Opinion 2
Greater incentives and investment are needed to move away from the box in the street and the copper wiring under the ground

Ricky Nicol: Digital crisis a threat to economic health

Opinion
Parliament is full of people with blinkered views, disinclined to do what the electorate want

Tim Flinn: Parliamentary democracy has reached its sell-by date

Opinion

David Thomson: Campaigns may spell the beginning of the end of the menstruation taboo

Opinion

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

Opinion

Kenny MacAskill: Time to talk seriously about benefits, universal or not, affordable or otherwise

Opinion 9

Kelvin Holdsworth: Liberal Democrats need to be more liberal - and more democratic

Opinion 1

BBC ‘discrediting SNP’ over Charlottesville ‘nationalists’

Politics 225

Brexit: UK ministers propose ‘unmonitored’ Irish border post

UK 7

Nicola Sturgeon: Trump visit ‘unthinkable’ after Charlottesville

Politics 98
Daniel Craig to return as Bond. Picture: Supplied

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

News

Donald Trump claims ‘blame on both sides’ in Charlottesville

World 13

1 dead, 13 hurt after man rams car into restaurant near Paris

World

Plans to create musical about life of Muhammad Ali

World

Odd

Complete with leather seats, remote central locking and air conditioning, the two-tonne vehicle is expected to take a week to make the trip. Picture: SWNS

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

Odd
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

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

Celebrity 3
Muhammad Ali stands over Sonny Liston on May 25, 1965, in Lewiston, Maine. Picture: AP

Plans to create musical about life of Muhammad Ali

World
Elvis Presley was a big 'Trekkie' according to a new documentary. Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Elvis Presley revealed as Star Trek fan in new documentary

Culture