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Independent Scotland economy would need 25 years to catch up

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MP Mhairi Black speaks at a demonstration in Glasgow's George Square. She will be making her debut at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Mhairi Black to make debut at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Thousands march in a pro-independence rally in Glasgow. Picture: John Devlin

Nicola Sturgeon: Growth Commission report candid about indy challenges

Opinion 8
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Putin says UK should stop blaming Russia for all ‘mortal sins’

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SNP Growth Commission report: ‘Enough grandstanding’ say opposition parties

Politics 184

Scotland’s Kirk told to ‘give young the chance of leadership’


Police in hunt for driver who caused fatal Edinburgh crash

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon receives the Sustainable Growth Commission report from commission chair Andrew Wilson. Picture: Gordon Terris/The Herald/PA Wire

Blair McDougall: Scots indy report shows uncomfortable truths

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Noblesville Middle School. Picture: Google.

Science teacher tackled Indiana school shooter in heroic act

Hearts manager Craig Levein and Inverness coach John Robertson will meet in the Betfred League Cup. Picture: SNS

Hearts handed reunion with John Robertson in Betfred Cup

League Cup
Cristiano Ronaldo and Mo Salah carry the goal threats for Real Madrid and Liverpool in tonight's final. Picture: AFP/Getty.

Ronaldo supremacy under threat from Mo Salah in Champions League final

Scott Brown was the obvious choice as No 1 in our list of top players. Picture: SNS.

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

Bruce Rioch tackles Peru's Hector Chumpitaz during Scotland's 3-1 defeat in Cordoba at the 1978 World Cup. Picture: Daily Mail/REX/Shutterstock

Interview: Bruce Rioch on why he shouldn’t have played against Peru


Willie Johnston: “I’ll always be remembered for being sent home from Argentina’

Scotland 1

Auchinleck Talbot seek 12th Scottish Junior Cup triumph


Rory McIlroy roars to front at Wentworth with flawless 65


Laura Muir returns for Diamond League after qualifying as a vet

Rafael Nadal, the heavy favourite to win the men's French Open title, returns a shot during a training session at Roland Garros. Picture: AFP/Getty

Rafael Nadal wary of Novak Djokovic at the French Open


Allan Massie: Repairs needed at Glasgow as inter-city rivals rise

Allan Massie

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

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

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

The MacDonald Holyrood Hotel near the Scottish Parliament, where reporters were seeking hard copies of the SNP's Growth Commission report

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

The SNP's Growth Commission report on independence has been labelled a bold and ambitious report that seeks people viewing the subject with fresh eyes

Blair Jenkins: SNP ask people to approach indy with fresh eyes

A group of young women hug during the 'Manchester Together - With One Voice' tribute concert on the first anniversary of the terrorist attack that claimed the lives of 22 people in the city  (Picture: Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Bill Jamieson: Terror attacks have changed Britain

Opinion 22
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan emerge from the West Door of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Why angry UK needed a royal wedding

Opinion 8
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
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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 21
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 13
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

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

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Samantha Brennan and Tracy Isaacs.

Authors of “Fit at Mid-Life” book urge others to try fit at 50 challenge

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