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Sturgeon delays setting out her indyref2 plans

Politics
John Nicolson's constituency office in Townhead, Kirkintilloch. Image: Google

‘Suspicious package’ sent to SNP MP John Nicolson’s office

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MSPs are debating the 'rape clause' today.

Victim’s heartbreaking ‘rape clause’ testimony read to MSPs

Politics
A leaked memo has revealed the pressure at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Picture: Greg Macvean

Hospital in meltdown as 36 patients left waiting for a bed

News

Scotland's greatest golf holes revealed

Golf

New poll shows drop in support for Scottish independence

Politics
ScotRail passengers have already endured months of disruption during previous stages of the upgrading work.

ScotRail disruption from upgrading work to last till December

Transport

Paris Gourtsoyannis: indyref2 limits influence of general election result

John Nicolson's constituency office in Townhead, Kirkintilloch. Image: Google

‘Suspicious package’ sent to SNP MP John Nicolson’s office

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The former cattle market in Duke Street, Glasgow, which has lain empty since 1988. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Amount of vacant or derelict land in Scotland declines

Companies 2
Fergus Ewing claimed the Treasury had 'no enthusiasm' to continue direct payments to farmers. Picture: John Devlin

Fergus Ewing attacks post-Brexit agricultural policy

Farming 26
Calum Kerr also questioned Defra's ability to deliver a coherent farm policy. Picture: Contributed

Calum Kerr MP hits out over farm funding delays

Farming 19
The Federation of Small Businesses found two-thirds of Scotland's small firms with EU workers were worried about future skills shortages. Picture: John Devlin

Small firms raise fresh Brexit fears over EU workers

Management 5
MSPs are debating the 'rape clause' today.

Victim’s heartbreaking ‘rape clause’ testimony read to MSPs

Politics 1

Rubbish row spills over into election in Edinburgh

News 51

Plans unveiled to repopulate Skye crofting village

News 1

Starmer promises “radical” devolution in Labour Brexit plan

Politics 1
ScotRail passengers have already endured months of disruption during previous stages of the upgrading work.

ScotRail disruption from upgrading work to last till December

Transport 8
Stagecoach and Virgin are teaming up with France's SNCF to bid for the west coast rail service. Picture: Contributed

Stagecoach goes head-to-head with First for HS2

Transport 2
A partial evacuation took place at Waverley.

Evacuation at Waverley confirmed as ‘false alarm’

News 5

Video: Police to pull over Edinburgh drivers ‘too close to cyclists’

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Leader comment: Road safety is a two-way street

Opinion 4

Virgin Trains strike suspended after ‘progress’ in talks

Transport 1

Flying Scotsman and 3 modern trains celebrate UK railways

Transport 1
Do we really need to spend money on telling parents to read to their children, asks David Bone

David Bone: Take some reponsibility for yourself

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Oxford University, where students have been issues strict guidelines in a bid to avoid racist behaviour. Picture: Pixabay

University students warned ‘looking away could be racist’

Education 12
Katherine McMahon realised she had to exercise to be healthy. Picture: Neil Hanna

‘Fat’ feminist jogger defies PE class persecutors

News 9
Pupils should be taught about consent in sexual relationships, says MSP.

Consent should be part of sex education, says MSP

Education 5
Sex education is an integral part of the curriculum, according to a government spokeswoman. Picture: Getty Images

Consent needs to be taught as part of sex education, says MSP

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Heriot Watt has signed a multi-million poud deal with oil giant Total (PIC: ROB MCDOUGALL)

Heriot-Watt signs £2.5m research deal with oil giant Total

News 2
Edinburgh University Medical School. Researchers will join a UK-wide team investigating dementia. Picture: TSPL

Edinburgh researchers join £250m dementia project

Tech

‘Cultural step change’ called for over Scottish school meals

Health 6

Leader comment: School meal offerings still not serving their purpose

Opinion 2

Malala Yousafzai friends set to attend Edinburgh University

News 6

Mary Brown: Higher pay encourages cheating students

Opinion 1
Full Ribbish Binns in The Leith Walk Area, Edinburgh. Buchanan Street.

Rubbish row spills over into election in Edinburgh

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Staffin School. Picture: Contributed

Plans unveiled to repopulate Skye crofting village

News 1
Dredging for scallops causes damage to sensitive marine sites. Picture: Howard Wood

Ilona Amos: Sensitive sites need protected if we want plenty more fish in the sea

Opinion 1

David Cole-Hamilton: Emissions cut is win-win

Opinion 8

Scotland’s weather: Snow falls around country

News 6

Edinburgh Zoo’s red pandas move into new enclosure together

News

Rare reef at Loch Carron devastated by scallop dredging

Environment 2
Martin Gillespie has been the lead piper with Skerryvore since helping to form the band in Tiree in 2005.

Scots piping star's secret five-year battle with medical condition

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Fears have been raised over bed blocking in Edinburgh hospitals. Picture; Greg Macvean

Fears over bed blocking as delayed discharges double

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Children are becomming emotional eaters. Picture: TSPL

Parents ‘shouldn’t teach children to comfort eat’

News
A leaked memo has revealed the pressure at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Picture: Greg Macvean

Hospital in meltdown as 36 patients left waiting for a bed

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Keiran McKandie, whose family have donated 10 defibrillators in memory of their son. Picture: Contributed

Donated defibrillator used to help save man’s life

News
Some patients at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary faced a wait of up to 17 hours in A&E last week. Picture: Greg Macvean

Leader comment: Treating symptoms won’t solve A&E problem

Opinion 1
Do we really need to spend money on telling parents to read to their children, asks David Bone

David Bone: Take some reponsibility for yourself

News

Foodbank referrals soar in areas signed up to Universal Credit

Politics 7

Exercise ‘prescription’ boosts brain power in the over 50s

News 2

Thousands take part in Great Edinburgh Run

News 2

New Maggie’s Centre in Larbert opens thanks to Moonwalk

News
Annual profits at Whitbread's Costa arm grew 5.3%. Picture: Contributed

Costa Coffee owner ‘cautious’ despite rise in profits

Retail
Queen of the Selfie - Councillor Karen Danczuk.

Selfie Queen Karen Danczuk applies to stand as Labour MP

Politics
Sir Elton John has cancelled a series of shows in the US. Picture: Billy Benight/PA Wire

Sir Elton John suffering from “potentially deadly” infection

Celebrity

Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo puts itself up for sale

Retail

Foodbank referrals soar in areas signed up to Universal Credit

Politics 7

Record for dividends but growth ‘narrowly based’

Companies

Derek Halden: Development must link to transport

Opinion
Along with cyber-attacks, firms need to plan for other threats such as fires or natural disasters. Picture: Andrew Parsons/PA

Emma Stewart: Disaster recovery needs planning and testing

Management
Creation Records co-founder Alan McGee, from Mount Florida, made his big break when he discovered Oasis playing in Glasgow. Picture: Andy Paradise/REX/Shutterstock

Aidan Smith: There’s no need to ‘put a kilt’ on Welsh’s very Scottish film

Opinion 2
Some patients at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary faced a wait of up to 17 hours in A&E last week. Picture: Greg Macvean

Leader comment: Treating symptoms won’t solve A&E problem

Opinion 1
Kezia Dugdale and Scottish Labour need the lifejacket of independence, says Darren McGarvey. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Darren ‘Loki’ McGarvey: Scottish Labour need independence

Opinion 21
Theresa Mays walk in Snowdonia might have changed the course of politics, with grim consequence for Labour. Picture: Getty Images

Paris Gourtsoyannis: indyref2 limits influence of general election result

Opinion 16
Dredging for scallops causes damage to sensitive marine sites. Picture: Howard Wood

Ilona Amos: Sensitive sites need protected if we want plenty more fish in the sea

Opinion 1

DE Johnston: Are we being served? Not by my ‘local’ bank

Opinion

David Cole-Hamilton: Emissions cut is win-win

Opinion 8

Fiona Godsman: Let’s grow more Scottish unicorns

Companies 2
French Presidential Candidate Emmanuel Macron. Picture: Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images.

Russia-linked Hackers target Emmanuel Macron campaign

World 3
Nuclear-powered submarine USS Michigan approaches at the southeastern port city of Busan. Picture: AFP PHOTO / YONHAP / YONHAP /

US sub arrives in South Korea amid nuclear test fears

World 1
Marine Le Pen has announced she is temporarily stepping down from leading her party.

Marine Le Pen stepping down as leader of National Front

World 5
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Picture: ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images

America ‘will not rule out strike against North Korea’

World 6

Emmanuel Macron: I will reunite split France

World 5

Centrist Macron and far-right Le Pen in French presidency fight

Politics 3

French election: Macron will face Le Pen in run-off

World 12

Expat Scot Ben Letham killed in paraglider accident in New Zealand

World
Three topiary heads created by Michael Kaplan in his garden. Picture: SWNS

Edinburgh man spends 2,000 hours sculpting ‘head’ hedges

News 2
Sir Chris Hoy tries out the 'ski-bike'. Picture: Twitter/@chrishoy

Sir Chris Hoy takes up ‘bike skiing’

Odd
Couples aer spending almost 20 per cent less on engagement rings.

Amount spent on engagement ring plummets

Odd 2
Derek Halden, CILT Scottish Committee

Derek Halden: Development must link to transport

Opinion
Douglas McLachlan is a partner, Anderson Strathern, and specialises in intellectual property law.

Douglas McLachlan: Pomegranate pipped at the post in advert wars

Opinion
Borders Railway Golden Ticket Holders get to ride on the new rail line the day before the first fare paying passengers. A train on the line at Borthwick

Ian Burke: Borders bang-on for business bonanza

Opinion 1
Robert M Pirsig working on a motorcycle in 1975 (William Morrow via AP)

Obituary: Robert M Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Obituaries
Erin Moran has died at the age of 56. Picture: AP

Obituary: Erin Moran, actress who found fame in US sitcom Happy Days

Obituaries
FILE: Former England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu dies at 44 after suffering a cardiac arrest. CHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 25:  Ugo Ehiogu manager of Tottenham Hotspur U21 looks on prior to the Barclays U21 Premier League match between Liverpool U21 and Tottenham Hotspur U21 at Lookers Vauxhall Stadium on January 25, 2016 in Chester, England.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Obituary: Ugo Ehiogu, former England defender who became partner in a record label

Obituaries

Obituary: Elizabeth Fairgrieve, occupational therapist who touched countless lives

Obituaries

Actor Tom Hardy catches moped thief after chasing him

Celebrity
Sir Elton John has cancelled a series of shows in the US. Picture: Billy Benight/PA Wire

Sir Elton John suffering from “potentially deadly” infection

Celebrity

Mark Millar’s journey from Glasgow to Gotham

News
Girl band 
Bananarama
. Picture: contributed.

Bananarama are back - and will be touring all their hits

Celebrity
Brian Limond, creator of the hit BBC Scotland series Limmys Show, will release his second book of short stories next month. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Interview: Limmy reveals how coding skills made him famous

Tech 2