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Scotland’s weather: Country braced for hottest day of the year so far

News 6

Claim ‘school isn’t free’ as pupils miss out on subjects due to costs

Education 68
Holyrood urged to back safe injecting rooms for drug users in Glasgow. Picture: JP

Holyrood urged to back safe drug injection room in Glasgow

Health 25
Sunny spells

Assurances sought over Scotland’s military future

News 3

Tributes paid to ‘well-loved’ Dale Winton as TV star dies aged 62


7,600 deported to Commonwealth nations on ‘charter flights’ since 2010

Lifestyle 55

Report reveals ‘extremely murky goings-on’ at NHS Highland

News 9

SNP Westminster leader in dark about meeting with controversial data firm

Politics 112
Karen and Murray Gray.

Petition for medicinal cannabis to be handed into Downing Street

News 5

Rumour Mill: Two SPFL clubs chase Kenny Miller | further unrest at Ibrox | Rangers agree new kit deal

Premiership 24

Harry Cochrane puts pen to paper on new Hearts contract

Hearts 1
John McGinn celebrates Efe Ambrose's goal that put Hibs 2-1 ahead in the 2-2 draw at Easter Road in December.

Chris Sutton: I thought Hibs’ second-place aim was ‘madness’

Hibernian 4

Lee McCulloch: Pity if this is end for Lee Wallace at Rangers

Premiership 2

Jason Cummings can flourish at Rangers but ‘must learn game’

Premiership 4

Alan Stubbs: Rangers can still stop Celtic getting 10-in-a-row

Premiership 29

David Weir: Josh Windass can go on to play in Premier League

Premiership 5
Callum Gibbins during a training session at Scotstoun. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS/SRU

Callum Gibbins says Glasgow must improve in Pro14 play-offs

Guinness Pro14

Alan Pattullo: To fall out with one Rangers manager is unfortunate. Two looks like extreme carelessness on the part of Kenny Miller

Alan Pattullo

How Jack Ross transformed St Mirren from relegation battlers to champions

St Mirren 1
A general view of Somerset Park, home of Ayr United. Picture: SNS Group

Patrick McPartlin: Time for Ayr’s marketing to reflect on-field progress

Ayr United 4
Uche Ikpeazu featuring for Cambridge United against Leeds United in an FA Cup game last January. Picture: Getty

Five things Hearts fans should know about Uche Ikpeazu

Hearts 17

Alan Pattullo: Rangers a club devoid of direction as Murty is left exposed

Rangers 27
Enoch Powell. Picture: Contributed

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Enoch Powell has never had greater power

Politics 252
Vladimir Putin assumed the role of speaking truth to Western power in his 2007 Munich speech. Picture: AFP/Getty

Darren McGarvey: Syria crisis is about two bullies who can’t stomach a fight

Opinion 10
Is a lack of nerve killing the cinema?

Aidan Smith: Don’t blame Netflix, a lack of nerve is killing the cinema

Opinion 4
Conservation charity Plantlife has created a list of 12 wild flower species that are safe to pick, to encourage the next generation to engage with nature

Ilona Amos: Show you love the planet – and your mum – with wild flowers

Opinion 1

Russia considers banning Scotch whisky imports in diplomatic row

Politics 59
Calum Forsyth and Robin Knox of Seed Haus. Picture: Chris Watt

PingGo secures five-figure investment from Seed Haus

Workers at BiFab marine engineering yards in Fife and Lewis had been facing the threat of redundancy after the company ran into financial difficulties. Picture: TSPL

Canadian firm takes over closure-threatened BiFab yards

Companies 116
Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin. Picture: Contributed

JD Wetherspoon shuts all 900 pubs’ social media accounts

News 8

Stephen Jardine: Tesco comeback is not yet in the bag

Opinion 2

Ground-breaking Pentland Firth power scheme passes milestone

Tech 9

Shake-up at STV continues with departure of Alan Clements

TV & Radio 3

Tesco posts surge in profits after Booker deal

News 2

Michelle Mone’s former lingerie brand Ultimo to cease UK trading

Retail 23

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

The Scottish Gin Society launches most detailed Scottish gin map yet

Food and drink

Biggest single investment in Scotch whisky tourism launched by Diageo

Food and Drink

Scottish heritage attractions set new visitor record


Medieval handbell among treasures found on Highland island

Buddhist priests at Yongquan Monastery, Drum Mountain, Fuzhou, China. At the time of Thomson's visit about 200 monks lived there. He was intrigued by their robes which he thought resembled the monastic garb of medieval Europe.

Pioneering Scots photographer John Thomson ‘forgotten’ in home city

Art 2
The spot where the Battle of the Braes was fought on Skye in April 1882. PIC:

OTD 1882: Crofters and police clash at Battle of the Braes

Bobbi Brown. (Vincent Tullo/The New York Times)

Cosmetics tycoon Bobbi Brown striking out on her own again

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