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Scottish Tories allow Twitter abuse councillors back into party

Politics
A cyclist is taking legal action over a tram fall. Stock image

Cyclist sues Edinburgh Council £50k for tram fall

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Pamela Nash is to head up Scotland in the Union

Pamela Nash to lead pro-UK Scotland in the Union campaign group

Politics
Nicola Sturgeon with Elif Shafak (left) at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Picture: PA

Lesley Riddoch: Is the word ‘National’ a weakness for SNP?

Opinion

Scottish public spending ‘significantly vulnerable’ to Brexit

News

Lib Dems consider making budget deal with SNP

Politics

Two in three Scottish votes ‘wasted’ in general election

News

Scotland’s highest village to finally get rail link restored

Transport
Deer farmers have joined the campaign against the lynx. Picture: Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP/Getty Images

Opposition growing over release of lynx into the wild

Farming

Lesley Riddoch: Is the word ‘National’ a weakness for SNP?

Alastair Majury and Robert Davies

Scottish Tories allow Twitter abuse councillors back into party

Politics 9
Pamela Nash is to head up Scotland in the Union

Pamela Nash to lead pro-UK Scotland in the Union campaign group

Politics 27
Post bus driver Alison MacLean collects mail from a post box in Achnacroish. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Number of post offices in Scotland drops by a quarter

Business
Brian Henderson believes the scramble to highlight trade deals 'smacks of desperation'. Picture: Kimberley Powell

Brian Henderson: Deals sound like putting lipstick on a pig

Farming 5
Council mascot The Reducer launches the next phase of the 20mph roll-out with children from the Murrayfield Nursery. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Robert Aldridge: Let’s put the brakes on this 20mph zone fiasco

Opinion 4
Holyrood research shows that smaller firms in the hospitality and retail sectors face a higher burden than big companies. Picture: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Warning Scot firms will go under as critics hit out at rates

Politics 13
Transport Scotland of Transport Minister, Humza Yousaf unveiling a plaque to commemorate the awarding of World Heritage Status to the Forth Bridge. Picture: Peter Devlin/Transport Scotland/PA Wire

Minister hails status of bridge ‘nobody can hold a candle to’

News 20

Video: Big Ben chimes for last time for 4 years

UK 1

Lesley Riddoch: Is the word ‘National’ a weakness for SNP?

Opinion 19

Scottish public spending ‘significantly vulnerable’ to Brexit

News 8
Terry Nicholson, Eddie Lund, Alan Mackie, Darren Welsh, Robert McCafferty, Martin Holingsworth and Graham Pascal celebrate the start of work. Picture: Hugh Dougherty

Scotland’s highest village to finally get rail link restored

Transport 2
Virgin Trains claims to have the largest share of the rail-air market for 20 years. Picture: Will Oliver/AFP

Big emissons savings as air passengers switch to rail

Transport 4
A cyclist is taking legal action over a tram fall. Stock image

Cyclist sues Edinburgh Council £50k for tram fall

News
Police on Ferry Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, after a 10-year-old boy was seriously injured in a hit and run incident after being struck by a motorbike. Picture; SWNS

Man arrested as police continue Ferry Road enquiries

News

Drivers to face extra rental checks over terror attack fears

UK 7

Glasgow looks to Venice with water taxi service to airport

News 16

Hurricane Gert set to bring rain to Scotland

News 2
'Super-sized' classes are on the rise, according to new figures. Picture: TSPL

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

Education 102
Many parents cant afford the fees charged by tutors to give children a little extra help. Photograph: Getty

Volunteer teachers can close the attainment gap, say Tories

Education 32
Sir Vince Cable. Picture: Gordon Fraser

Vince Cable says SNP free tuition fees policy is unsustainable

News 19
Students from the University of St Andrews walk along the harbour wall wearing their famous red gowns. Picture: Jane Barlow

Elizabeth Stokoe: Four tips for university clearing applications

Opinion
The SNP dispute Tory claims that poorer Scots are less likely to go to university than their English counterparts. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

War of words over poorer Scots’ access to universities

Politics 8
Aamer Anwar was caught up in the Barcelona terrorist attack. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Glasgow University rector Aamer Anwar caught in Barcelona attack

News 12
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 7

Labour demands abolition of exam appeal fees in Scotland

Politics 4

MSP wants headteachers to be allowed to ban mobiles in school

Education 33

Leith Academy youth worker accused of filming naked boy

Edinburgh 8

How can I see the total solar eclipse on Monday?

News 3
Rural economies are playing a growing role in the shift to low-carbon energy. Picture: John Devlin

New fund could help spark a rural energy revolution

News
Seahorses are displayed at an "Endangered Species" exhibition at London Zoo. Picture: Getty Images

Endangered seahorses ‘dried alive and turned into jewellery’

Environment 4
Deer farmers have joined the campaign against the lynx. Picture: Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP/Getty Images

Opposition growing over release of lynx into the wild

Farming 17

Progress as community groups grasp Highland land ownership

Environment 8

Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

News 2

Scotland’s weather: Rain warning for Highlands, islands and Grampian

Environment 2

Final turbine arrives for Scotland’s floating wind farm

News 7
Each Baby Box is handmade and individually packed. Picture: SWNS

Nearly 10,000 Scottish parents sign up for baby box

News 15
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 6
The fact that drug deaths in Scotland rose by nearly a quarter in 2016 compared with 2015 has reignited debate. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Euan McColm: Real reasons we failed to reform drugs policy

Opinion 13
Sarah Glendinning is being treated for breast cancer at Edinburgh ECMC. Photograph: Lesley Martin

£3m boost for cancer centres in Edinburgh and Glasgow

News
Women with their babies in Lilongwe, Malawi, where many Scots have worked as volunteers. Picture: Getty Images

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

News 1
Former Church of Scotland Moderator Lorna Hood visits a school breakfast club in Denny. Picture: Gary Hutchison

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

News 1

Health fears as traffic fumes shown to damage immune system

News 2

New card ensures pets aren’t left alone if you fall ill

UK

Kevan Christie: What can Scotland learn from Europe about how to prevent drug deaths?

Opinion 3

Scots forced to travel across UK for mental health services

News 1

UK

Stock image of a Shetland pony. Picture: Creative Commons

Shetland pony killed in ‘disgusting and barbaric’ attack

UK

Video: Big Ben chimes for last time for 4 years

UK 1
A total eclipse enthusiast tries out protective eye wear in Oregon, United States. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Clouds likely to obscure solar eclipse, say UK forecasters

UK

Drivers to face extra rental checks over terror attack fears

UK 7

Terrorists will adapt to barriers with knives, warns expert

Politics 19
Brian Henderson believes the scramble to highlight trade deals 'smacks of desperation'. Picture: Kimberley Powell

Brian Henderson: Deals sound like putting lipstick on a pig

Farming 5
Online retail giant Amazon has been testing drone deliveries. Picture: Contributed

Graham McGlashan: Patently clear benefits of innovation

Tech
Going where the big beasts fear to tread could prove an advantage, writes Bill Jamieson. Picture: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Bill Jamieson: Is investing success due to luck or judgment?

Markets Economy
Council mascot The Reducer launches the next phase of the 20mph roll-out with children from the Murrayfield Nursery. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Robert Aldridge: Let’s put the brakes on this 20mph zone fiasco

Opinion 4
The Royal High School building which could become an independent music school.

In full: Open letter to Lord Provost concerning Royal High

News
Nicola Sturgeon with Elif Shafak (left) at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Picture: PA

Lesley Riddoch: Is the word ‘National’ a weakness for SNP?

Opinion 19
David Gladwin, co-founder if the Black Isle Brewery, where not just beer but fab food can be found

Kirsty Gunn: A kind of quiet foodie revolution has been going on up in the north

Opinion

Keith Howell: Time has come for a new kind of politician: less spin, more honesty

Opinion

David Bone: Toppling statues doesn’t magically change the past

Opinion 1

Ewan Mowat: Booming gig economy can put workers at risk and they must be properly protected

Opinion

Leader: Time to act now on business rates

News
Blurry pictures posted on a Chinese microblogging site appear to show an Apple-branded television screen in a test lab. Picture: SWNS.com

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

Tech
People pay respect at a memorial tribute of flowers, messages and candles to the victims on Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas promenade. Picture: AP Photo/Manu Fernandez

Barcelona attack: Rental vans linked to fugitive suspect

World
CCTV released by the Spanish newspaper El Pais showing a suspect believed to be Younes Abouyaaqoubis. Picture: AP

Barcelona attack: Manhunt suspect named as van driver

World

US missile destroyer collides with tanker near Singapore

World

Iraq launches IS offensive with call to ‘surrender or die’

World

Wreck of US warship that was key to Hiroshima bombing found

World

US comedian Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

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Odd

Glasgow man creates world record by fathering twins 27 years after freezing sperm. Picture: John Jeffay

Scots man fathers twins 27 years after freezing sperm

Tech 2
Richard Osman hosts Child Genius. Picture: Channel 4.

Quiz: are you smarter than a child genius?

Odd
Ewan Mowat is a solicitor with AC White

Ewan Mowat: Booming gig economy can put workers at risk and they must be properly protected

Opinion
John Sturrock is a mediator and Chief Executive of Core Solutions.

John Sturrock: Meet in the middle to settle differences

Opinion
Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend in October will offer opportunities to open a pop-up bar. Picture: Stuart Cobley

Stacy Campbell: The lowdown on the pop-up pitfalls

Opinion
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

Obituary: How Sir Bruce Forsyth became an icon of UK television

UK 1
William Anderson has died at the age of 82

Obituary: William Anderson, solicitor and choral singer awarded OBE for services to child welfare

Obituaries

US comedian Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

Celebrity
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers with Sir Alex Ferguson at the Street Soccer Scotland annual dinner. Picture: SNS/Craig Foy

Sir Alex Ferguson praises Scottish charity work on mental health

Celebrity 1
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29:  Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian performs at the Panorama Music Festival. Picture: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Belle and Sebastian drummer left in US car park for four hours

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