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

News 76

Number 10 mocked over ‘gaffe-filled’ Burns Night guest list

Politics 301
The letter from Burns to his old school friend will go on show in Edinburgh: PIC: National Library of Scotland.

Burns letter on ‘night out with the lads’ to go on show

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Academic: Holyrood and Westminster facing Brexit court battle

Politics 87

Council to take Errington Cheese to court over E.coli warning

News

Forth Road Bridge to get first paint job since 1964

News 11

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

News
Muriel Spark and Penelope Jardine. Picture: Nick Cornish

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

Lifestyle 5
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 391
Jason Cummings signed a loan deal with Rangers until the end of the season, with the club retaining an option to buy him outright in the summer. Picture: SNS Group

Jason Cummings: I’ve improved and I can’t wait to show it at Rangers

Rangers 1
Alex McLeish has issued something of a 'come and get me' plea to the SFA. Picture: SNS Group

Alex McLeish ‘ready and willing’ to take Scotland job

Scotland 12

Gordon Strachan: ‘I’d prefer my successor to be a Scot’

Scotland 6
Baptism of fire: Baily Cargill. Picture: SNS Group

Baily Cargill: I’ve faced Coutinho and Zlatan - I won’t fear Celtic

Partick Thistle 1

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

Premiership 255

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

Tennis 2

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

Scotland 2

Moussa Dembele ‘maybe feels it is time to move on from Celtic’

Celtic 7

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

Celtic 4

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 5
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 391
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 31
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 2
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

Opinion 2
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 13
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

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

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

Business

David Alexander: Financial products must match property choices

Video: The colour of Scotch whisky explained

Lifestyle
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

Lifestyle
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

Music
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

Health
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