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Scottish Budget 2017: Private schools hit with £5m rates hike

Politics 173

Scottish Budget 2017: Income tax to be increased

News 1580

Brian Wilson: SNP offers only bloated rhetoric, spin and tax-tinkering

Opinion 58
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Islanders plan Mexican protest if Donald Trump visits Hebrides

Politics 83

Scottish Budget 2017: How SNP tax reform affects you

Politics 72

Richard Leonard: Scottish Budget shows how far Holyrood has fallen

Opinion 42

BBC criticised for labelling England games as ‘Scottish productions’

News 241

Video: 15 photographs showcasing Scotland’s winter scenery

Dunrobin Castle has been named the most romantic in Scotland.

Dunrobin Castle named most romantic castle in Scotland

Lifestyle 3

Rumour Mill: Rangers eye Brighton winger | Celtic to make move for Chelsea ace | Lennon hits out at ‘keeper

Rangers 8
John Hartson believes Derek McInnes was right to turn down the Rangers job. Picture: John Devlin

Jose Mourinho would struggle at Rangers, claims John Hartson

Rangers 11
Graham Dorrans was forced off with injury during the 1-1 draw with Kilmarnock. Picture: SNS

Blow for Rangers as Graham Dorrans ruled out for further three months

Rangers 2
Hibs winger Brandon Barker, right, gave 
Rangers full-back James Tavernier 
(No 2) a torrid time. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Brandon Barker believes Hibs can win race to be best of rest

Premiership 3

Free-scoring James Forrest inspired by Scott Sinclair


Celtic opponents Zenit fined by Russian FA for ‘naked protest’

Celtic 2

Why AC Milan turned on their most adored young player

Sean Kennedy will start at scrum-half for Edinburgh against Krsasny Yar tonight. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Richard Cockerill still hoping Myreside can be home sweet home for Edinburgh


Five things we learned from Hibs 1 - 2 Rangers

Craig Fowler

How Celtic have performed in their last five games

Celtic 6

How Hearts have performed in their last five games

Hearts 4
George Horne. Picture: Getty

Allan Massie: No 9 still a position of strength for Scotland

Scotland 3
David Denton has been in good form for his club. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Iain Morrison: Five faces to freshen up squad for Six Nations

Scotland 6

Brian Wilson: SNP offers only bloated rhetoric, spin and tax-tinkering

Opinion 58

Richard Leonard: Scottish Budget shows how far Holyrood has fallen

Opinion 42

Leader comment: SNP takes historic, risky step on tax

Opinion 2
The SNP appears to set itself against private schools, when it could have sought to use them as a valuable partner. Picture: Getty

Leader comment: Axing of private schools’ charitable status a bad move

Opinion 5
Sir David Attenborough meets a leatherback turtle on Trinidad (Picture: Gavin Thurston)

Joyce McMillan: This could be David Attenborough’s lasting legacy

Opinion 2
Piping Live! Takes place every year

Piping Live event generates £2.5m for Glasgow

Edge Testing Solutions chief executive Brian Ferrie. Picture: Chris Watt

Edge Testing inks contracts totalling more than £1million

Tech 3
Dixons Carphone profits have lost their spark.

Earnings down at Dixons Carphone as mobiles stay static


Report: Britain will be economically worse off after Brexit

Business 6

Lay-offs at Fanduel after co-founder’s exit

News 1

Subsea businesses reshape as jobs go and revenues wane


Tui wings in with £968m profit despite headwinds

30,000 people are employed in Life Sciences. Picture: TSPL

How to invest in Scotland’s life sciences sector


David Alexander: Financial products must match property choices

Historic first distillation in over 500 years to take place at the ‘spiritual home’ of Scotch Whisky

Food & Drink

The best Christmas gift ideas for drinks fans in Edinburgh

Food and Drink
The site earmarked for development sits around 400 yards north east of the core Culloden Battlefield. PIC: Creative Commons/Flickr/Herbert Frank.

Archaeologists warn of Culloden relics at housing site

A reconstructed image of a soldier captured by Cromwellian forces in the 17th century. Picture: TSPL

Face of 17th century Scottish prisoner of war revealed

Tech 3

The seven bloodiest battles in Scottish history

News 10
Tom Farmer lends a hand as the Paolozzi Sculptures are moved from outside St Mary's Cathedral at the top of Leith Walk. Picture: Scott Louden

Paolozzi sculptures rehomed ahead of top of Leith Walk overhaul


Peter Kay cancels live tour due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’

The winged tiara will go on display at the V&A Dundee

Dundee V&A to display Scots duchess’s ‘Valkyrie’ diamond tiara