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Philip Hammond warns SNP over tax rises

Politics
critics of the policy believe that cutting air taxes will undermine Scotlands green reputation. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Poll: A quarter of Scots support SNP plan to cut air taxes

Politics
The pill is aimed at people who have a few glasses of wine every night and may not recognise they have a problem with alcohol dependency. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Alcohol pill could end middle-class drinking ‘epidemic’

Health
Scottish Deputy First Minister John Swinney (second left) and Brexit minister Mike Russell (left) meet First Secretary of State Damian Green (second right) and Scotland Secretary David Mundell. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Damian Green ‘cautiously optimistic’ after Brexit talks

Politics

Man shot dead in Dundee in ‘crossbow attack’

News

Labour will end PFI, John McDonnell pledges

UK

Damian Green tells SNP ‘to get serious’ over Brexit

Politics

October meteor showers - where to watch them in Scotland

Environment
Journalist and TV presenter Sarah Smith was among women who expressed their concern after the BBC's gender pay gap was revealed. Picture: Robert Perry

Scotland ‘fairest in the UK’ but still has £8k gender pay gap

Management

Brian Monteith: Theresa May is neither down nor out

Brian Monteith

Pro-EU campaign is plot to "undermine Jeremy Corbyn"

Politics 10
International development secretary Priti Patel (right) inspects some of the damage caused by Hurricane Maria in Tortola, the British Virgin Islands. Pictures: Georgina Stubbs/PA

Hurricane-hit British overseas territories look “apocalyptic”

News
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell addressing the Labour Party annual conference at the Brighton Centre. Picture: PA Wire

Labour will end PFI, John McDonnell pledges

UK 7
Whitelee windfarm in Eaglesham. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Energy firm calls for political support for more onshore windfarms

Tech 8

SNP air tax cut will "benefit richest" and spark race to the bottom

Politics 36

Jeremy Corbyn under pressure over single market stance

Politics 50

Poll: A quarter of Scots support SNP plan to cut air taxes

Politics 22

Damian Green ‘cautiously optimistic’ after Brexit talks

Politics 21

FIFA set to perform U-turn on wearing of poppies

Scotland 41
Commuters board a ScotRail service at Falkirk High, on the profitable Glasgow-Edinburgh mainline. Picture: Michael Gillen/JP

Abellio makes £3.5m loss in first year of ScotRail operation

Transport

Alastair Dalton: Selfish school-run parkers must be removed

Opinion 4
A Ryanair plane takes off from Dublin Airport on September 21, 2017. 
Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary on September 21, 2017, said he could not rule out axing more flights, but added any additional cancellations would not be linked to ongoing pilot roster problems. / AFP PHOTO / Paul FAITHPAUL FAITH/AFP/Getty Images

Ryanair will axe pilot leave to fix cancellations crisis

Transport 2

Council agrees business case for extending Edinburgh tram to Leith

Transport 15

Scottish railway stations named among best in Britain

News 6

Airport alcohol ban call after Scottish arrest figures released

News 55
Glasgow University with its grand architecture may have  benefited from money generated  by the slave trade; below, David McDonald. Picture: Danny Lawson

Glasgow University sets up study to chart any links to slavery

Education 15
University of Edinburgh of Professor Peter Mathieson, who has been appointed as the next Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the university. Picture: PA

Independence row dogs Edinburgh Uni’s incoming principal

Politics 29
Schools should embrace the new approach. Photograph: Getty

Pat Black: Teach First collaboration helps raise standards

Education 3
Royal Marines were banned from bringing unloaded weapons into a school in Oban. Picture: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Anger over weapon ban on Royal Marines visiting school

Education 15
The incident happened on Wednesday at a classroom in Broughton Primary.

Classroom at Broughton Primary closes after ceiling collapses

News
Of 34 breeds of North Atlantic seabirds investigated by researchers, 74 per cent were found to have ingested plastics. Picture: Bill Henry

Majority of seabirds are eating plastic, Scots scientists warn

Tech 4

Strathclyde Business School unveils founding leaders

Management

Scots teachers could face court under new Named Person plan

Education 139

Oldest Scots student, 87, enrolls at university for 8th time

News 10

Letter: Parents’ atitudes stopping Scottish education becoming world class

Your Say 38
International development secretary Priti Patel (right) inspects some of the damage caused by Hurricane Maria in Tortola, the British Virgin Islands. Pictures: Georgina Stubbs/PA

Hurricane-hit British overseas territories look “apocalyptic”

News
Whitelee windfarm in Eaglesham. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Energy firm calls for political support for more onshore windfarms

Tech 8
Two metoer showers are expected in October. Picture: Shutterstock

October meteor showers - where to watch them in Scotland

Environment 1
Watchdog asks Scottish Government for more effort in sectors other than power

Scotland must speed up targets for climate change, warn experts

Environment 26

Bid to save last ‘granny’ pines with links to Caledonian Forest

Environment 9

Seabirds nest on remote islands after rat-catching blitz

Environment 1

Majority of seabirds are eating plastic, Scots scientists warn

Tech 4
The pill is aimed at people who have a few glasses of wine every night and may not recognise they have a problem with alcohol dependency. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Alcohol pill could end middle-class drinking ‘epidemic’

Health 3
Too often the message girls receive on their smartphones is that they will be judged on their looks. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Dani Garavelli: A quarter of girls drowning in a sea of self-loathing

Opinion 4
ERI Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Picture: Greg Macvean

Dead pigeons in walls close ward as hospital patients evacuated

UK 13
Due to staffing issues heart patients may be treated south of the border. Picture: Greg Macvean

Heart patients may be treated in England amid staffing issues

Politics 108
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Serial killer Brady’s burial plans not disclosed at inquest

News 1
Airlines have called for a ban on early morning alcohol sales at airports.

Airport alcohol ban call after Scottish arrest figures released

News 55
The breath - and control of it - really is the key to yoga, says Caroline Foster.

Caroline Foster: Stressed and tense? The trick is to control breathing

Opinion

Call for action after women seek abortion pills

News 2

One in three Scots ‘not getting enough sleep’

News

Bid to make Scotland a ‘Daily Mile nation’ after pupil scheme

News 15

Martin Davidson: Give the kids a sense of adventure – and watch them become grown-ups

Opinion

UK

International development secretary Priti Patel (right) inspects some of the damage caused by Hurricane Maria in Tortola, the British Virgin Islands. Pictures: Georgina Stubbs/PA

Hurricane-hit British overseas territories look “apocalyptic”

News
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell addressing the Labour Party annual conference at the Brighton Centre. Picture: PA Wire

Labour will end PFI, John McDonnell pledges

UK 7
The pill is aimed at people who have a few glasses of wine every night and may not recognise they have a problem with alcohol dependency. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Alcohol pill could end middle-class drinking ‘epidemic’

Health 3

What does the Uber ruling mean for Edinburgh and Glasgow?

UK 13

Family of missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague retrace his steps

News

FIFA set to perform U-turn on wearing of poppies

Scotland 41

Meet the mum and son team now one of first sexbot sellers in UK

Odd
Fears have been raised over a teaching crisis. Picture TSPL

Letters: Standing up for beliefs can be dangerous in 2017 Scotland

Your Say 14

Comment: Grammar purists need to get with the program

Opinion 3
Research suggests workers who stand on the job are twice as likely to have heart disease than workers who sit

Lesley Riddoch: Back-breaking work has returned to Britain

Opinion 39
The First Minister's success has not yet translated into gender equality in all workplaces (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Equality still a long way from reality

Opinion
Paisley is bidding to be the UK City of Culture in 2021.

Brian Ferguson: Dundee and Paisley aiming for rare cultural double

Opinion
Authors like Alasdair Gray didnt write the way they did to bolster a strong national identity. Picture: John Devlin

Kirsty Gunn: Plaids and porridge have been replaced by drugs and depression

Opinion 4

Claire Thomas: Fur is flying over who gets to keep the pets

Opinion

Brian Monteith: Theresa May is neither down nor out

Opinion 311

Claire MacPherson: Don’t let misleading, inaccurate inheritance tax stories be your guide

Opinion

Kenny Rose: Using secondary legislation may be seen as a threat to reserved powers

Opinion

Kenneth Cloke: Talking constructively is the only way forward

Opinion
International development secretary Priti Patel (right) inspects some of the damage caused by Hurricane Maria in Tortola, the British Virgin Islands. Pictures: Georgina Stubbs/PA

Hurricane-hit British overseas territories look “apocalyptic”

News
Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoys conservative government has pledged to stop the Catalan independence referendum. Pictures: PA and Creative Commons

Catalan referendum: MSPs call for independence vote to go ahead

Politics 360
Donald Trump has attracted criticism from athletes. Picture: Getty

Various sport stars condemn Donald Trump’s comments amid NFL row

News 19
Students march in Pyongyang yesterday in support of leader Kim Jong-un. Photograph: AFP/Getty

North Korea ups stakes with threat of hydrogen bomb test above ground

World 2

Jane Bradley: Quel relief, it’s OK to parlez Franglais

Opinion 1

Nicholas Kristof: Meet the world leaders – in hypocrisy

Opinion 3

Long delays expected as America’s busiest border crossing shuts

World

Angela Merkel set to win fourth term as Germans go to the polls

World 6

Odd

Meet the mum and son team now one of first sexbot sellers in UK

Odd
Michael Doherty, 77, from Greenock, has found his first pay packet 62 years after giving it to his  mother Margaret, 104, for safekeeping. Picture: SWNS

OAP finds first pay packet 62 years after handing it to his mum

Odd 1
Trials for the Quiditch Premier League taking place. Picture: SWNS

Harry Potter fans get Scotland’s first national quidditch team

News
Just some of the vision from futurologists.

Superhero suits and invisibility cloaks are just 50 years away

Odd 1

Claire Thomas: Fur is flying over who gets to keep the pets

Opinion
Bruce Forsyth left his �17m fortune to his wife. Picture: Getty

Claire MacPherson: Don’t let misleading, inaccurate inheritance tax stories be your guide

Opinion
UK ministers have insisted Brexit needs to be negotiated under a UK-wide framework

Kenny Rose: Using secondary legislation may be seen as a threat to reserved powers

Opinion
Journalist and media consutlant Bill Owens has died at the age of 85

Bill Owens: Far-travelled journalist with a colourful career

Obituaries
Jounalist Lillian Ross has died at the age of 99. Picture: AP

Obituary: Lillian Ross, journalist, ground-breaking writer, ‘Talk of the Town’ reporter

Obituaries
James McMillan Maxwell, Jan 1960

Obituary: James McMillan Maxwell, amateur era attacking stand-off, Langholm stalwart and ‘one-cap wonder’ for Scotland

Obituaries
Edinburgh piper and composer Chris Anderson has died at the age of 84

Obituary: Chris Anderson, talented piper and composer, teacher and judge

Obituaries

Did William Shakespeare visit Scotland to win over James VI?

News 2
Jake LaMotta, right, fighting Marcel Cerdan in Briggs Stadium in Detroit in 1949. Picture: AP

Jake LaMotta passes away aged 95

News
Comedian Kevin Bridges. Picture: John Devlin

Kevin Bridges tells of arrest after drunken night in Ireland

Lifestyle
Wayne Rooney. Picture: PA

Wayne Rooney pleads guilty to drink driving offence

Celebrity
Kelly Macdonald split with her husband Dougie Payne. Picture; Getty

Kelly Macdonald splits from Travis musician husband after 14-years

News 1