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Anti-Trump protesters gather outside US consulate in Edinburgh

THOUSANDS of women and men have gathered together outside of the US consulate in Edinburgh as part of a global “solidarity” march in the wake of the inauguration of US President Donald Trump.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: PA

Nicola Strurgeon congratulates new American president Donald Trump

FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon congratulated Donald Trump on his inauguration as protests were held around the country.

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William Onyeabor Nigerian musician obit
Anything You Sow LP sleeve

Obituary: William Onyeabor, musician

William Onyeabor, the influential Nigerian musician who pioneered a stuttering style of electronic funk in the 1970s and 1980s before retreating from music to focus on his faith and business ventures, has died.


Scotsman artwork created to mark paper’s 200th anniversary

In paper and ink, it captures the grandeur of Scotland – to mark the birthday of the newspaper that has chronicled the country for two centuries.

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FILE - Wayne Barrett, the longtime investigative columnist for the Village Voice, at home in New York, Jan. 19, 2011. Barrett, who exposed the misdeeds of developers, landlords and politicians for the alternative weekly for 37 years and wrote a biography of Donald Trump in 1992, died in Manhattan on Jan. 19, 2017. He was 71. (Chester Higgins Jr./The New York Times)

Obituary: Wayne Barrett, investigative journalist

Wayne Barrett, journalist. Born: 1945 in Lynchburg, Virginia. Died: 19 January 2017 in Manhattan, aged 71

Rumour Mill: Celtic linked with Nigerian forward | Kris Commons to Aberdeen? | Barrie Mckay latest

Rumour Mill: Celtic linked with Nigerian forward | Kris Commons to Aberdeen? | Barrie Mckay latest

Celtic have been linked with Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru, Aberdeen are considering a move for Celtic’s Kris Commons and Barrie Mckay RB Leipzig rumours rumble on.

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ScotRail Alliance Phil Verster is leaving after nearly two years in charge. Picture: Network Rail

Leader comment: Draw a line under ScotRail troubles

While transport minister Humza Yousaf has been at the centre of the political storm over ScotRail’s performance, Phil Verster has been at the sharp end of sorting it out.

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President Barack Obama waves as he leaves the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, before the start of presidential inaugural festivities for the incoming 45th President of the United States Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Ross Douthat: How the Obama legacy crumbled

Much of the progress made in the former President’s first four years in office was undone during his second term says Ross Douthat

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US President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in as President on January at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Leader comment: Trump plays the patriotism card

So remote looked the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency for much of last year that yesterday’s inauguration had an almost surreal quality.

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Dermot O'Leary presents the National Television Awards on ITV on Wednesday at 7.30pm

Interview: Dermot O’Leary

Dermot O’Leary on Burns, bagpipes and Billy Connolly

Police use pepper spray on protesters in Washington. Picture: AP

Trump ceremony is marked by protests across the world

Police deployed pepper spray in a chaotic confrontation a few blocks away from Donald Trump’s inauguration in Washington yesterday as protesters registered their rage against the incoming president.

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Win Butler, lead singer of Arcade Fire, Trump protesters. Picture: Getty

Arcade Fire joins growing list of bands using art to defy Trump

Arcade Fire has joined the list of bands releasing music in protest against Donald Trump’s presidency.

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U.S. President Donald Trump takes the oath of office as his wife Melania Trump holds the bible and his son Barron Trump looks on. Picture: Getty

Donald Trump sworn in as the 45th president of the United States

DONALD Trump vowed to put “America first” as he set out a nationalist agenda after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

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Holyroods European committee's convener Joan McAlpine said it was clear a vast majority thought Brexit would be bad for Scotland. Picture: TSPL

‘Vast majority’ of Scots fearful of Brexit

Scots believe Brexit will be bad for business and investment, as well as hitting education and the environment, a report published by MSPs has found.

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High street sales slumped as online business hit new highs. Picture: Neil Hanna

UK retail sales fall at fastest rate in nearly five years

UK retail sales fell at the fastest rate in nearly five years last month, as shoppers spent less on clothing, footwear and household goods in the run-up to Christmas.

The Mamie Martin Fund helps girls in Malawi to attend school, supported by Alexander McCall Smiths Scotland School Coffee.

Scotland Street Coffee sends girls to school in Malawi

Sales of a coffee brand named after a set of books by Edinburgh author Alexander McCall Smith are to fund the education of a group of school girls in Malawi.

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Phil Verster has been managing director of the ScotRail Alliance since 2015. Picture: SNS

ScotRail chief Phil Verster quits as managing director

SCOTRAIL Alliance managing director Phil Verster is quitting to run a new type of railway in England.

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Chinda was caught on camera leaving victims flat on Union Terrace  just after her last call. Picture: Google

Killer jailed for ‘depraved’ murder and rape of escort

A government official’s son has been jailed for life after raping and murdering a woman in an Aberdeen flat.

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Which? warn that personal data is being sold for as little as 4p per record.

Personal data for sale on ‘huge scale’, warns consumer group

Potential scammers and nuisance callers could be able to buy sensitive personal and financial data for as little as 4p per record, according to a leading consumer group.

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Emergency services tend to the injured after a driver ploughed into pedestrians in Melbourne, killing four. Picture: Getty

Four killed after car strikes pedestrians in Melbourne

A man with a history of mental health and drug abuse issues drove into a street crowded with pedestrians in Australia’s second-largest city, killing at least four people, including a child, and injuring at least 29 others, police said.

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