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Tory councillor struck off teaching list for ‘drooling hag’ tweet to Sturgeon

Politics
Former First Minister Jack McConnell has urged Nicola Sturgeon to 'park' plans for a second referendum. Picture: Michael Gillen

Jack McConnell: Indyref2 should be parked for five years

Politics
Property experts are warning over the land tax

‘Punitive’ land tax sees £1m-plus house sales plummet in Scotland

Politics
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (L) and Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leave after a Cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street in central London, on September 21, 2017.  British ministers put on a show of unity as they met on the eve of Prime Minister Theresa May's major speech on Brexit, which has been overshadowed by cabinet divisions. / AFP PHOTO / Chris J RatcliffeCHRIS J RATCLIFFE/AFP/Getty Images

Tories split over Brexit as EU warns of ‘major uncertainty’

General Election

Joyce McMillan: Tories have three options on devolution

Opinion

Judy Murray’s autobiography in running for sports book of the year

Tennis

House “older than Stonehenge” found in East Ayrshire field

News

Scott Macnab: Catalan struggle not a priority for Scots

Scott Macnab
Former First Minister Jack McConnell has urged Nicola Sturgeon to 'park' plans for a second referendum. Picture: Michael Gillen

Jack McConnell: Indyref2 should be parked for five years

Politics 11
Kathleen Leslie, a Tory councillor from Fife has been struck off. Picture: Fife Today

Tory councillor struck off teaching list for ‘drooling hag’ tweet to Sturgeon

Politics 26
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon and First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones during a meeting to discuss Brexit. Picture: PA

Letters: SNP’s disappearing Brexit powers aren’t what they seem

Your Say 10
A crowd of protestors gather outside the Catalan region's economy ministry building in Barcelona. Picture AP

Nicola Sturgeon backs Catalonia’s right to hold a referendum

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Anas Sarwar came under fire at Holyrood today

Nicola Sturgeon attacks Anas Sarwar over family firm

Politics 46
Royal Hospital for Sick Kids was sold to property developers. Picture: Scott Louden

Questions raised after Sick Kids sell-off gazumps community bid

Politics 1

FMQs: Sturgeon refuses to back down on Named Persons

Politics 125

Former Glasgow MP Sir Teddy Taylor dies aged 80

Politics 7

‘Punitive’ land tax sees £1m-plus house sales plummet in Scotland

Politics 92

Obituary: Sir Teddy Taylor, Conservative MP and Eurosceptic

Obituaries 3

Alastair Dalton: Selfish school-run parkers must be removed

Opinion 2

Council agrees business case for extending Edinburgh tram to Leith

Transport 12
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 1

Scottish railway stations named among best in Britain

News 4

Airport alcohol ban call after Scottish arrest figures released

News 41

Ryanair passengers who re-booked flights pay again for extras

Transport 13
The University of Glasgow has been named the best in Scotland. Picture: PA

Glasgow named Scottish university of the year

Education
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 2
Sir Tom Hunter said the move was an 'important step forward' for Strathclyde Business School. Picture: John Devlin

Strathclyde Business School unveils founding leaders

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

Classroom at Broughton Primary closes after ceiling collapses

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MSPs are considering fresh legislation that seeks to address issues raised in a Supreme Court legal ruling on the Named Persons policy. Picture: TSPL

Scots teachers could face court under new Named Person plan

Education 139
87-year-old Alex Stewart enrolling at university for the eighth time. Picture: SWNS

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

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Picture:   Lisa Ferguson

Letter: Parents’ atitudes stopping Scottish education becoming world class

Your Say 32

Parents paying £121k more to get into ‘right’ school catchment

Education 94

John Swinney to promise teachers ‘more freedom’

News 11

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
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 2
Atlantis Resources chief Tim Cornelius. Picture: Jon Savage

Atlantis to seek backing to extend tidal energy project

News 2
Storm Petrel. Picture: Rex

Seabirds nest on remote islands after rat-catching blitz

Environment 1
Dunoon and other seaside towns around the Firth of Clyde are at risk from rising sea-levels caused by climate change

Scottish towns and nuclear base in danger from rising seas

News 26

Mexico earthquake: At least 248 dead after powerful quake

World

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

Opinion

Karen Ramoo: Caring for our countryside is a job for everyone, not just those who live there

Opinion 2

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

Environment 7
Undated handout file photo of Ian Brady whose inquest is due to be held. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday September 21, 2017. The 79-year-old serial killer died at Ashworth High Secure Hospital in Maghull, Merseyside, on May 15. See PA story INQUEST Brady. Photo credit should read: Handout/PA Wire 

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Serial killer Brady’s burial plans not disclosed at inquest

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

Airport alcohol ban call after Scottish arrest figures released

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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
Pro-choice campaigners known as Handmaids protest in Ireland Photo credit should read: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Call for action after women seek abortion pills

News 1
A third of Scots are suffering from a lack of sleep. Picture: PA

One in three Scots ‘not getting enough sleep’

News
Daily Mile founder Elaine Wyllie, left, and sports minister Aileen Campbell, centre, with ScottishPower staff enjoying their Daily Mile. Picture: John Devlin

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

Leader comment: Daily Mile should be for all

Opinion 1

Nurse loses legal action over parking fines at hospital

News 6

James Cant: Do you know how to help if someone has a cardiac arrest? If not, find out and save a life

Opinion

Dr Jo Bowden: Taking the worry out of lung cancer

Opinion 1

UK

Co-op Bank will formally end its relationship with the Co-op Group in 2020. Picture: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Co-op Group sells final 1% stake in troubled Co-op Bank

Financial 1
Mitie said the jobs are set to go from its 53,000-strong workforce by the end of its financial year in March. Picture: Ed Robinson/OneRedEye/PA Wire

Unions seek talks with Mitie over plans to axe 480 jobs

Companies
Yahyah Farroukh  - this photo was alleged to have been taken on the ferry from Wemyss Bay to Rothesay.

Man arrested in connection with Parsons Green attack released

News 11

Alastair Campbell recalls plan for Old Firm ‘peace process’ game

Odd 8

Ryanair passengers who re-booked flights pay again for extras

Transport 13

Internet companies given month to tackle online extremism

UK 4

Alastair Dalton: Selfish school-run parkers must be removed

Opinion 2
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JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

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First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon and First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones during a meeting to discuss Brexit. Picture: PA

Letters: SNP’s disappearing Brexit powers aren’t what they seem

Your Say 10

Susheila Nasta MBE: Indians have added spice to British life for centuries

Opinion
George Street during the International Festival

Roddy Smith: There’s a lot going on behind the scenes to make Edinburgh festival city of the world

Opinion
Samaritans Ruth and Davey at the Edinburgh office.

Jen Gracie: It’s not just about suicide – how the Samaritans help with everyday crisis

Opinion
Harry McQuillan is chief executive of Community Pharmacy Scotland.

Harry McQuillan: Joined-up strategies to meet needs of those with mental health issues is a priority

Opinion

Brian Wilson: Ask Mr Bell and Mr Pottinger their views on corporate rottenness

Opinion 3

Joyce McMillan: Tories have three options on devolution

Opinion 83

Jim Duffy: Trump’s bold stance is a power game driven by economics

Opinion

Leader comment: Minister can’t ignore evidence over LBTT’s negative effect

Opinion 1
Thousands gathered yesterday at the gates of Catalonias judicial body in Barcelona (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Catalan pro-independence protesters call for release of officials

World

Susheila Nasta MBE: Indians have added spice to British life for centuries

Opinion
The Strip in Las Vegas. One end of this famous thoroughfare is dominated by the presence of the Trump Hotel, one of the most expensive places in town to book a room.

Jim Duffy: Trump’s bold stance is a power game driven by economics

Opinion
Google is buying the HTC team that made its Pixel smartphone. Picture: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

Google strikes $1.1bn deal with smartphone maker HTC

Tech 2

North Korean minister echoes Pedro Caixinha’s ‘dog and caravan’ phrase

Odd 10

Spain responds to Scottish Government statement on Catalonia

Politics 390

Jake LaMotta passes away aged 95

News

Ex-Morton and Gretna player describes ‘surreal’ match in North Korea

Odd 1

Odd

Just some of the vision from futurologists.

Superhero suits and invisibility cloaks are just 50 years away

Odd 1
Sir Rod Stewart was granted permission earlier this year to build a large swimming pool for his son. Picture: Jane Barlow

Sir Rod Stewart wins fight to build back garden swimming pool

News
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho at Pyongyang Airport. Picture: AP

North Korean minister echoes Pedro Caixinha’s ‘dog and caravan’ phrase

Odd 10

Susheila Nasta MBE: Indians have added spice to British life for centuries

Opinion
George Street during the International Festival

Roddy Smith: There’s a lot going on behind the scenes to make Edinburgh festival city of the world

Opinion
Samaritans Ruth and Davey at the Edinburgh office.

Jen Gracie: It’s not just about suicide – how the Samaritans help with everyday crisis

Opinion
Former Conservative MP Sir Teddy Taylor has died at the age of 80. Picture: PA

Obituary: Sir Teddy Taylor, Conservative MP and Eurosceptic

Obituaries 3
Jan Brittin bats during a one-day match against Australia at the County Ground in Derby in 1998. Picture: Craig Prentis/Allsport

Janette Brittin: Star of England’s World Cup-winning cricket team

Obituaries
Lt Col Mark Phillips MBE (Picture: Facebook)

Obituary: Lt Col Mark Phillips MBE, Special Forces hero who blew up Saddam Hussein’s communications pipeline

Obituaries
Alan and Joan Root filming Survival (Picture: ITV/Rex/Shutterstock)

Obituary: Alan Root OBE, wildlife filmmaker

Obituaries

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
George Michael donated money for IVF treatment to Lynette Gillard. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Woman who was given £9k George Michael IVF gift gives birth

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