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GERS figures: Scotland’s deficit at £14.8 billion

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Sean Clerkin ‘suspended’ from Scottish Resistance group

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Battle of Dunbar Scots to be commemorated. Picture: Richard Annis / Durham Univeristy

Battle of Dunbar Scots found buried in Durham to be honoured

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Nicola Sturgeon warned that the UK is no longer a 'safe harbour' for Scotland. Picture: TSPL

Nicola Sturgeon set to unveil ‘indyref2’ legislation

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Fife named the happiest region in Scotland in new survey

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Thieves steal 230 ducks from Aberdeenshire farm

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Millionaire fined for racist rants in bar of Gleneagles Hotel

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Demand for Catholic school places prompts ‘baptism checks’

Education 31
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Scots the best restaurant tippers in UK - survey

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Lerwick town center. Picture: Getty

Scotland’s Islands Bill moving forward

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Sean Clerkin ‘suspended’ from Scottish Resistance group

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GERS figures: Scotland’s deficit at £14.8 billion

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The debating chamber of the Scottish Parliament accomodates 129 MSPs. But could the number increase? Picture: Ian Georgeson/TSPL

Does the Scottish Parliament require more MSPs?

Politics 12
Tesco admitted removing Saltires from packaging after English customers complained. Picture: PA

Leaders: Tesco’s strawberry fields are harvesting discord

Opinion 32
Thatcher lobbied hard with the Saudi royal family to secure the controversial Al-Yamamah contract. Picture: Getty Images

Secret files reveal how Thatcher negociated Saudi arms deal

Politics 8

Jewish community feels ‘more vulnerable’ under Police Scotland

Politics 18

Chris Marshall: Police accused of losing focus on communities

Opinion 9

Martyn McLaughlin: Giving Olympians gongs disservice to nation

Opinion 9

Scott Macnab: Are the Labours of Kezia Dugdale in vain?

Opinion 5
Mr Sneddon was knocked down by a white vehicle, as seen here.

Scots grandad killed in hit-and-run in Spain by Land Rover with Edinburgh plates

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Pensioner dies in Ellon crash. Picture: John Devlin

Woman, 89, hit by car in Ellon dies in hospital

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An image released by Virgin Trains that the firm says proves Mr Corbyn chose to walk past empty seats. Picture: Virgin Trains

Jeremy Corbyn accused of faking “ram-packed” Virgin train video

Transport 21
Wow Air will fly Edinburgh-Reyjavik flights all year round from November. Picture: Wow Air

Wow extends Edinburgh-Reykjavik flights year round

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Safety review after mother and son drown at Aberdeen beach

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Celtic fly to Israel on luxury private jet used by Madonna

Celtic 26

CalMac announces new routes to Scottish islands for winter

Transport 1
Pupils hoping to get into high-performing Catholic schools in East Renfrewshire may have to provide baptismal certificates. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Demand for Catholic school places prompts ‘baptism checks’

Education 31

£33m sports facility at Strathclyde University given green light

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The move has been launched to make children better equipped to cope when someone they know dies. Picture: TSPL

Death and bereavement on primary schools’ timetable

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Judy Murray at Cromlix Hotel, Dunblane. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Exclusive: Judy Murray fears for her tennis legacy

Tennis 17
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Switch Pokémon for Plato to boost brain says expert

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Schools in Perthshire not at maximum capacity face closure. Picture: Steven Brown

Perthshire schools without maximum pupils could be closed down

Education 16
Nicola Sturgeon launches the Reading Challenge with children's author and illustrator Alice Melvin. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon launches new children’s reading challenge

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Building innovation centre to double postgrad intake

Companies 6

Females must learn the will to win if they want to compete with men

Education 3

Parents not speaking to children about ‘sexting’ dangers

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Childcare provision ‘unsuitable’ in most areas of Scotland

Education 30
The Transocean Winner has been successfully refloated. Picture: Hilary Duncanson/PA Wire

Grounded oil rig in Western Isles refloated

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Holyrood and Westminster must collaborate on their energy policy. Picture: PA

Ilona Amos: Holyrood and Westminster must work together on energy

Opinion 18
Cairn is accused of failing to report climate change concerns

Cairn Energy accused of failing to disclose environmental risks

Environment 7

Best-known Scots butterflies struggling after two wet summers

Environment 6

Fresh bid to refloat oil rig grounded on Isle of Lewis

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Cash incentives offered to move to Argyll and Bute

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A love of the outdoors inspires mountain rescue volunteers

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Sister Ellie, 7, Jordan and mum Angela. Picture: Cancer Research UK

Ex-Dundee United striker Jordan Moore fronts cancer campaign

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Prof Jill Pell believes lack of vitaman D is plausible reason for increase in learning disabilities among children conceived during winter months.

Vitamin D ‘linked’ to learning disabilities, Scots scientists say

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Scottish golfer Stephen McAllister helps launch the new health drive. Picture: Lenny Warren

Scots golfers warned of increased skin cancer risk

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Scottish hospital in world-first heart device operation

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Health Secretary Shona Robison says drop in mortality rates is 'encouraging'. Picture: Contributed

Hospital mortality rate down 4.5% since 2014

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One in ten women in their fifties takes HRT, which could raise chances of suffering cancer. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Menopause therapy treatment more likely to get breast cancer

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Scotlands national instrument has hidden dangers. Picture: PA

Death by bagpipes: scientists warn of illness caused by pipes

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Landmark Alzheimer’s trial ‘could be turning point’

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Ethnic minorities live longer than their white Scots neighbours

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Charles Kennedy’s brother defies ‘you’ll never walk again’ warning

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Naming and shaming plans for poor cosmetic surgery clinics

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The builder's pay package was branded 'excessive' by ShareSoc. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Berkeley investors urged to snub pay deal for bosses

Companies
Budweiser brewer AB InBev is bidding to take over Bulmers cider maker SABMiller. Picture: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Court reaches split decision on SABMiller deal vote

Companies

Scots the best restaurant tippers in UK - survey

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Asda sells loss-making photos arm in £5.35m deal

Retail 3

Curtain to finally fall on BHS by the weekend

Retail 4
Rescuers stretcher a casualty from a building following the earthquake. AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino

Italian earthquake kills at least 37, with over 150 hurt

World
Mia Ayliffe-chung, from Derbyshire, has been named as the victim of a stabbing at a backpackers' hostel in Australia. Picture: Tommy Martin/PA Wire

British woman, 21, stabbed to death in Australia hostel

World
Thatcher lobbied hard with the Saudi royal family to secure the controversial Al-Yamamah contract. Picture: Getty Images

Secret files reveal how Thatcher negociated Saudi arms deal

Politics 8
William Yan who fled to New Zealand after being accused of embezzling money in China. Picture: AP

New Zealand man sought by China settles case for £23.5 million

World
Police are hunting duck thieves in Laurencekirk. Picture: Ian Rutherford/TSPL

Thieves steal 230 ducks from Aberdeenshire farm

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Gleneagles Hotel. Picture: Getty

Millionaire fined for racist rants in bar of Gleneagles Hotel

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Tesco has admitted it received complaints from English customers about the use of Saltires. File picture: Getty Images

Tesco removes Saltire from fruit after English complaints

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Gold medalist Andy Murray of Great Britain poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the men's singles. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Where would Scotland have finished in Olympic medal table?

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Scots councillor ‘compared Legoland cabin to Butlins in 1970s’

Odd 7

Man proposes to girlfriend by documenting their relationship in Lego

Odd

BT launch competition to find new voice of speaking clock

Odd

Death by bagpipes: scientists warn of illness caused by pipes

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Paralympics presenter and Breaking Bad actor RJ Mitte Picture: Steve Paston/PA Wire

Breaking Bad star RJ Mitte calls for more disabled people on screen

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Castle Grant. Picture: submitted

New Russian owner of Craig Whyte’s castle charged with fraud

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Neil Oliver has quit social media. Picture: Bill Henry/TPSL

TV star Neil Oliver quits social media over abuse

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon helped launch Breast Cancer Nows #2050 Challenge. Picture: Contributed

Mary Allison: Beating breast cancer would be incredible legacy

Opinion
Action for Children Scotland has had support from many people in its fundraising activities. Picture: Neil Hanna

Kate Guthrie: Passion plays part in most successful charities

Opinion
Edinburgh International Festival shows what a cultural powerhouse the UK really is. Picture: Scott Louden

Matt Hancock: How arts and culture can change the world

Opinion
Jean-Baptiste "Toots" Thielemans, Belgian harmonica player. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Obituary: Toots Thielemans, Belgian harmonica player

Obituaries
Dr Kate Robertson OBE. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: Katherine Robertson OBE, doctor

Obituaries
Journalist, civil rights activist and publisher George Curry. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: George E Curry, journalist and civil rights activist

Obituaries
Jack Carr, mathematician and Heriot-Watt professor. Picture: Contributed

Obituary: Jack Carr, mathematician and Emeritus professor

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Tesco admitted removing Saltires from packaging after English customers complained. Picture: PA

Leaders: Tesco’s strawberry fields are harvesting discord

Opinion 32
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon helped launch Breast Cancer Nows #2050 Challenge. Picture: Contributed

Mary Allison: Beating breast cancer would be incredible legacy

Opinion
Action for Children Scotland has had support from many people in its fundraising activities. Picture: Neil Hanna

Kate Guthrie: Passion plays part in most successful charities

Opinion
Edinburgh International Festival shows what a cultural powerhouse the UK really is. Picture: Scott Louden

Matt Hancock: How arts and culture can change the world

Opinion
Police Scotland have officially introduced the hijab as uniform. Picture: AP

Chris Marshall: Police accused of losing focus on communities

Opinion 9
Mo Farah may be the exception to the rule that members of Team GB should not be further honoured. Picture: Getty Images

Martyn McLaughlin: Giving Olympians gongs disservice to nation

Opinion 9
Kezia Dugdale may have become leader before she was ready but shes making some progress. Picture: Jon Savage

Scott Macnab: Are the Labours of Kezia Dugdale in vain?

Opinion 5

Ilona Amos: Holyrood and Westminster must work together on energy

Opinion 18

Leaders: Olympic victory is reward enough for medal winners

Opinion 3

Karis Williamson: How education opened up a whole new world

Opinion

Ken Scott-Brown: Sharing idea space makes for creative solutions

Opinion