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Revealed: The cost of free paracetamol to NHS Scotland

Health 46

SNP independence blueprint ‘a hard sell’ warn radicals for Yes

Politics 310

Insight: What tips men over the edge of despair?

Health 1
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Euan McColm: SNP report presents powerful case for devolution

Opinion 14

Nicola Sturgeon attacks Tory support for jail terms under a year

Politics 1

RBS branch closures branded ‘devastating’ by MPs

Politics 6

Joy for Canadian bagpiper charged over Sgian Dubh in sock

World 2

Edinburgh branded ‘too posh’ for Monopoly’s Old Kent Road

Lifestyle 2
Ukrainian soldiers fire machine guns pro-Russian separatists in Avdiivka, Donetsk region. Picture: Anatolii Stepanov/AFP/Getty Images

Ukraine violence shows RT is dangerous, says SNP’s McDonald

Politics 8

Rumour Mill: McGinn target for Sunderland | Rangers still chasing Goldson | Jordan Ayew to Celtic?

English 9
Gareth Bale's incredible second goal. Picture:  Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Real Madrid 3 Liverpool 1: Bale double secures third straight Champions League title

Football 13
Neil Lennon considers his position after every season but admits it would be hard to find a better job than the one he has. Photograph: Alan Harvey/SNS

Hibs manager Neil Lennon admits ‘I get a bit cranky’

Hibernian 4
Alex McLeish recalls watching the dire defeat by Peru at the 1978 World Cup on television. Photograph: SNS

Alex McLeish sees Peru and Mexico as a challenge for Scotland

Scotland 1

Scot Gemmill relies on instinct as Scotland U21s face the unknown

Scotland 1

It’s time for Daniel Harvie to shine for Scotland Under-21s


Auchinleck fan travels from Shanghai for Junior Cup final

Football 1

Bryan Redpath: I can’t keep playing my son ‘Flower of Scotland’

Scotland 2
Blue is the colour as Leinster celebrate winning the Guinness Pro14 final in Dublin. Photograph: Donall Farmer/PA Wire

Leinster 40 - 32 Scarlets: Leo Cullen’s men are double tops

Guinness Pro14

‘Still got that PVC Cross of St George? We’ve got to cheer for England again

Aidan Smith

The top 10 in our 50 best players in Scottish football this season

Premiership 1
Glen Kamara - the best defensive midfielder in Scotland this season. Picture: SNS.

The top 50 players in Scottish football this season (20-11)

Premiership 4
Partick Thistle's mascot Kingsley is rooting for you. Picture: SNS Group

Quiz: How much do you remember of the 2017/18 Scottish Premiership season?


The 11 players linked with Rangers since Steven Gerrard’s arrival

Rangers 2
Efe Ambrose led all Ladbrokes Premiership centre-backs in dribbles attempted this past season. Picture: SNS

The top 50 players in Scottish football this season (30-21)

Premiership 4

Dani Garavelli: Tragic legacy drags Ireland into modern world

Opinion 3

Euan McColm: SNP report presents powerful case for devolution

Opinion 14
In Northern Ireland, a log of training has to be signed off by an instructor before a student can sit their test. Photograph: Getty

Alastair Ross: Seize the chance to save young drivers

Transport 1

John McLaren: Sensible SNP still has much to do to sell indy plan

Politics 29

Tom Peterkin: ‘Bizarre’ release of SNP’s independence report

Politics 22
The Cromarty Firth has long been used as an anchorage point for oil rigs. Picture: PA

Optimism returns to North Sea energy sector as ‘corner turned’

FanDuel has its roots in Edinburgh. Picture: Malcolm McCurrach

Paddy Power Betfair seals FanDuel deal

Tech 1
David Brown with a bottle of Crabbie's whisky. The firm is reviving its whisky business with a new distillery in Leith. Picture: Contributed

Crabbie’s to open new distillery near historic Leith home

Companies 3
Picture: PA

Openreach opens broadband fibre training school in Livingston


Insight: The GDPR revolution we can’t opt out of

Politics 7

Further growth is name of the game for Dundee studio Outplay


FanDuel sale could prove a boost for Edinburgh start-ups


UK tech booming with Edinburgh scene racing ahead

Tech 29
The cost of RBS's settlement with US regulators is better than analysts had been expecting

RBS could be reprivatised following US fine agreement

Financial 8

Bill Jamieson: Diet of low growth ambrosia has begun to cloy

In pictures: 10 restaurant projects to get excited about in Edinburgh


We are delighted to announce the return of The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards

Food and drink
Four Scottish pubs have scooped awards at the Pub and Bar awards (Photo: Shutterstock)

These four Scottish pubs have been named among the best in the UK

Food and Drink

Scots-Gaelic railway map uncovers meaning of station names

Lifestyle 17
Lead character Jamie Fraser, played by Sam Heughan, pictured in his print shop which was set in Tweeddale Court on the Royal Mile, one of the locations featured in the new Outlander map. PIC: Sony Pictures Television 2018.

New Outlander map of latest filming locations launched

Lifestyle 1

In pictures: 10 amazing relics the Romans left in Scotland

Musician Sting is set to bring his debut musical 'The Last Ship' to Scotland next month. Picture: Getty

Interview: Sting on bringing his debut musical to Scotland

Evelyn Glennie is among a number of high profile supporters of the Save Our Strings campaign.

Parents opt for musical instrument charging to save strings in West Lothian

A series of specially-commissioned photograps of Dundee's V&A Museum of Design will be on display at the Venice Biennale for the next six months.

Dundee's V&A to feature at Venice Architecture Biennale

Art 1
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