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Senior medic calls for NHS to focus on patients instead of targets

News 23

Academic: Holyrood and Westminster facing Brexit court battle

Politics 16
Forth Road Bridge. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Forth Road Bridge to get first paint job since 1964

News 3
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Sir David Murray’s Murrayfield mansion sells for almost £1m under asking price


Muriel Spark’s companion of 30 years tells of ‘deep friendship’

Lifestyle 4

Police force remains ‘strong and resilient’

Politics 2
Richard Leonard abandoned all reason in comparing Sturgeon to Thatcher, says Darren McGarvey  Picture by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Darren McGarvey: Comparing Sturgeon to Thatcher is deeply offensive

Opinion 40
Theresa May at the event. Picture: Downing Street

Theresa May hosts Burns Supper in Downing Street

News 208

Rumour Mill: Dembele ‘wants to leave’ | Boro eye Hibs ace | Wigan want Rossiter

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Kyle Edmund reached his first grand slam semi final after defeating Grigor Dimitrov. Picture: Getty Images

Australian Open: Kyle Edmund sees off world No.3 Grigor Dimitrov

Michael ONeill was at Rugby Park and Tynecastle, inset, over the weekend, fuelling speculation that he might be about to accept the  Scotland job. Picture: SNS.

SFA back to square one as Michael O’Neill rejects Scotland offer

Scotland 2
Celtics No 10 Moussa Dembele was all smiles in training at Lennoxtown yesterday but he might not be involved against Partick Thistle tonight. Picture: SNS.

Celtic and Moussa Dembele are drifting apart

Celtic 5

Celtic’s Scott Brown in talks with union over summer break

Celtic 2

Michael O’Neill - the one that Scotland allowed to get away

Scotland 1

Scotland must roll with it as injuries take toll ahead of Six Nations

Six Nations

Martin Dempster: If you think golf is boring, watch week’s stunning action


Aidan Smith: Scotland’s ‘natural disorder’ gives lie to Craig Levein jibe

Aidan Smith

David Galloway: NHS is being harmed by politically driven targets

Opinion 2
Richard Leonard abandoned all reason in comparing Sturgeon to Thatcher, says Darren McGarvey  Picture by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Darren McGarvey: Comparing Sturgeon to Thatcher is deeply offensive

Opinion 40
A health worker speaks to a mother in Kasungu, Malawi (Picture: AFP/Getty)

Fiona Hyslop: Scotland’s aid spending is vital despite austerity at home

Opinion 5
Artists from the US have created Climoji, a special set of emoticons for use in dicussions about climate change

Ilona Amos: There’s some good news – and bad – about global warming

Opinion 1
Chief of the General Staff General Nick Carter, seen inspecting soldiers in Winchester, has warned about the military threat posed by Russia (Picture: AFP/Getty)

Leader comment: The Great Powers are playing a dangerous game

The MV Glen Sannox, the UK's first dual-fuel ferry, is launched at Ferguson Marine Engineering in Port Glasgow. Picture: PA

Will 2018 be plain sailing for the Clyde shipyards?

Companies 11
The Edinburgh-based start-up has won a lucrative contract from Shell. Picture: PA

Edinburgh-based start-up Cognitive Geology wins Shell contract

Tech 1

Construction giant Carillion to go into liquidation

News 7

Loganair launches flights from Glasgow to Donegal

Business 1

Debts to taxman triggering more business failures

Business 3

Nick Freer: Scottish technology mixing with the big boys

The FTSE100 is closing in on 8,000. Picture: AFP/Getty

Bill Jamieson: Onwards and upwards to 8,000 (while it lasts)


David Alexander: Financial products must match property choices

Video: The colour of Scotch whisky explained

St Andrew Square and The Mound precinct are to be turned into chill out spaces for a new spring event

‘Chill out places’ to be created in Edinburgh city centre

Oxfam's Byers Road store in Glasgow is the charity's biggest success story - thanks to customers' love affair with vinyl and CDs

Surge in vinyl sales helps boost charity shop profits

Early to bed and having plenty of gym gear is the key to a fitness regime, a survey found

The best exercise regime: Early to bed and pack gym gear in advance

31st March 1928:  The Scottish captain Jimmy McMullan leads out his team for the International soccer match between England and Scotland. Alex James scored twice and Scotland won the game 5 - 1.  (Photo by Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Why Scotland would have won the World Cup – if only we’d turned up

Lifestyle 8

Brian Ferguson: Celtic Connections deserves support