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Michael O’Neill turns down Scotland job

Scotland
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Scotland's small businesses to be 'most affected' by Brexit

Politics

Scots poet ‘amazed’ at reaction to Robert Burns ‘sex pest’ comment

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Clockwise from top left: Gerard Docherty, Steven McCardle, Francis Mulligan, David Sell, Barry O'Neill and Martyn Fitzsimmons.

Nine members of Scotland’s ‘most sophisticated’ crime gang jailed

News

Scottish Government to state Brexit position in Brussels

Politics

SNP facing £250m budget gap amid anger over council pay

Politics

Weather update: police warn drivers as snow starts to melt

Transport

Polluted streets ‘still poisoning lungs’ in Scotland

Environment
Dundee holds high hopes of a surge in visitor numbers following the opening of the V&A museum later this year.

Lesley Riddoch: Will Scotland finally discover Dundee?

Opinion

Leader comment: Sturgeon is right about Scotland’s Brexit problem

Scotsman Leader Comment

Theresa May to host Burns Supper at Downing street

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Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard

Nicola Sturgeon is ‘most divisive UK politician since Margaret Thatcher’

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Scotland's small businesses to be 'most affected' by Brexit

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Scottish Government to state Brexit position in Brussels

Politics 375
Alan Cumming and Nicola Sturgeon at a flash mob meeting outside the Yes Campaign office in Finnieston , Glasgow in 2014. Picture: TSPL

Alan Cumming makes £64K profit on ‘Indyref flat’ he bought in Edinburgh

Lifestyle 119
Dundee holds high hopes of a surge in visitor numbers following the opening of the V&A museum later this year.

Lesley Riddoch: Will Scotland finally discover Dundee?

Opinion 48

Leader comment: Public sector pay rise must apply to all

Opinion 2

Brian Monteith: The party who voters can trust will reap the benefit

Opinion 27

SNP facing £250m budget gap amid anger over council pay

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Henry Bolton fears for Ukip’s future after vote of no confidence

Politics 4

Edinburgh Trams introduce contactless payments

Transport

Weather update: police warn drivers as snow starts to melt

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Commuters have been warned of potential delays.

Severe disruption on Glasgow - Edinburgh services

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Scotland’s weather: Glasgow Airport reopens after temporarily closing due to snow

Transport 1

Police officer forced to take ‘evasive action’ following attempted hit and run

Stirling

In pictures: Edinburgh’s lost railway stations

Transport 8

Overnight ice causes delays and accidents on Scotland’s roads

Transport 5
Zakia Moulaoui from Invisible Cities who is providing haircuts and handing out toiletries to homeless people from the police box on Leith Walk. Photograph: Greg Macvean

Barbers think outside the box to give homeless free haircuts

Education 1
Plastic-stemmed cotton buds were one of the most common items found on Cramond Beach (Picture: Catherine Gemmell/Marine Conservation Society)

Jane Bradley: Toxic plastic waste is returning from sea to poison us

Opinion 10
Employers can reap the benefit of a diverse workforce

Lauren Brown: Employers should tap into a well of creative ideas from a diverse workforce

Opinion 4
S. Karly Kehoe, Member of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland

S. Karly Kehoe, Debora B. F. Kayembe and Shawki Al-Dubaee: Academic refugees have much to offer countries which give them a safe haven

Opinion 8

Scotland faces severe accommodation shortage for university students on campus

Politics 2

Two-thirds of Scottish teachers do not get ‘sufficient’ mental health training

News 7

Which Scottish schools could be closed tomorrow due to snow?

Education 1

Scottish high school sparks debate over pheasant-butchering lesson

Education 51

Scotland’s weather: Drivers told to stay off the roads

Transport 99
Scientists discovered worryingly high levels of plastic waste at Scapa Flow. Picture: Scapa Flow Wrecks

Plastic levels at Scapa Flow ‘similar to Forth and Clyde’

Environment 2

Controversial Highland dunes golf course moves a step closer

Environment 18

‘No-one came to check on us’: Motorists relive horror night stuck in Scottish snow

Environment 67

Rescued baby hedgehog receives hydrotherapy from Scottish SPCA

News 1
Young women are avoiding smear tests

Young women avoiding smear tests over body embarrassment

News 1
Zakia Moulaoui from Invisible Cities who is providing haircuts and handing out toiletries to homeless people from the police box on Leith Walk. Photograph: Greg Macvean

Barbers think outside the box to give homeless free haircuts

Education 1
Dr John Montgomery, right, the lead GP on the Govan SHIP, with practice manager Vince McGarry. Photograph: Nick Ponty

Leading doctor warns new GP contract fails to meet needs of poor patients

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Gardener with a handful of freshly harvested potatoes

Science unearths neglected health food: potatoes

Health 6

A better way to encourage sinners like me to eat veg

Opinion 1
St John's Hospital in Livingston. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Protest held over ongoing closure of vital children’s ward

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Shona Robison.

SNP accused of betrayal over closure of children’s ward

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Richard Leonard pledges to ‘boot out’ PFI deals from NHS

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Number of flu cases in Scotland rises for third straight week

News 12

New GP contract approved after backing from profession

News 2
In each situation, in an office, in a room, on the street, women must stand up for themselves. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Kirsty Gunn: Women need to be brave on streets, not just say ‘me too’

Opinion 6
Her Majesty The Queen. Picture; PA

Queen Elizabeth - What will happen when the monarch dies?

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St John's Hospital in Livingston. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Protest held over ongoing closure of vital children’s ward

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A green salad with spinach, quinoa, walnuts and dried cranberries (Picture: Getty)

Stephen Jardine: Veganism and Brexit show how divided we are

Opinion 4

Jane Bradley: Toxic plastic waste is returning from sea to poison us

Opinion 10

John McLellan: How I took on a dodgy cold caller selling insurance

Opinion 6

Hotel owner bans ‘vloggers’ after free stay request

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Prince William’s new buzz cut ‘cost £180’

UK 6
Matthew Kay is Director of Vario for Pinsent Masons

Matthew Kay: Our Vario model offers a new and better way to provide freelance legal services

Opinion
Court actions for industrial disease and illness caused by breathing in excessive fumes and dust are no longer confined to heavy industry

David McIntosh: We all have a right to work in safety

Opinion
ACAS research suggests companies and organisations should consider installing individual cubicles catering for all staff regardless of gender identity or expression. Picture: Getty

Val Dougan: Gender issues should be high on your agenda

Opinion
In each situation, in an office, in a room, on the street, women must stand up for themselves. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Kirsty Gunn: Women need to be brave on streets, not just say ‘me too’

Opinion 6
Dundee holds high hopes of a surge in visitor numbers following the opening of the V&A museum later this year.

Lesley Riddoch: Will Scotland finally discover Dundee?

Opinion 48
After comming to a wage increase for public sector workers, the Scottish Government now has to deliver - to all.

Leader comment: Public sector pay rise must apply to all

Opinion 2

Brian Ferguson: Burns is inspiring cultural celebrations worthy of his name

Opinion

Brian Monteith: The party who voters can trust will reap the benefit

Opinion 27

James Walker: yellow warnings for your no claims bonus

Business

A better way to encourage sinners like me to eat veg

Opinion 1
Jacinda Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford, speak to the press outside their home in Auckland. Picture: Hannah Peters/Getty

Dani Garavelli: Let’s share in premier’s joy at having a baby on board

Opinion 13
Afghan security personnel stand guard as black smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Picture; AP

Afghan forces end Intercontinental Hotel siege

World

What are the odds of Trump surviving 2018 in office? An expert crunches the numbers

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Independence push surges ahead as Catalonia parliament elects speaker

News 3

Bayeux Tapestry could be put on display in Britain

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Siblings rescued after being found chained to beds

World
Youtube influencers are now banned. Picture: PA Wire

Hotel owner bans ‘vloggers’ after free stay request

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The Duke of Cambridge shows off his new haircut. Picture: Matt Dunham/PA Wire

Prince William’s new buzz cut ‘cost £180’

UK 6
A Pegasus Airlines Boing 737 passenger plane is seen struck in mud on an embankment, a day after skidding off the airstrip. Picture: OUTSTRINGER/AFP/Getty Images

Plane skids off tarmac and dangles off a cliff in Turkey

World 2
Matthew Kay is Director of Vario for Pinsent Masons

Matthew Kay: Our Vario model offers a new and better way to provide freelance legal services

Opinion
Court actions for industrial disease and illness caused by breathing in excessive fumes and dust are no longer confined to heavy industry

David McIntosh: We all have a right to work in safety

Opinion
ACAS research suggests companies and organisations should consider installing individual cubicles catering for all staff regardless of gender identity or expression. Picture: Getty

Val Dougan: Gender issues should be high on your agenda

Opinion
Fritz Lustig, secret listener

Obituary: Fritz Lustig, ‘secret listener’ whose covert work helped shorten Second World War

Obituaries
Adam Montgomery

Obituary: Adam Montgomery, Provost, councillor and shop steward

Obituaries
Professor Jon Oberlander has died at the age of 55. Picture: Douglas Robertson

Obituary: Jon Reid Oberlander, academic, Professor of Epistemics, co-founder and first director of the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance

Obituaries

Conor McGregor attends training session in Kieran Tierney Celtic top

Celtic 6
Andy Murray will knock down the existing property in Surrey. Picture: PA

Andy Murray wins battle to build pool and gym at new home

Andy Murray 8
Meghan Markle received an apron as an official Royal gift last year. Picture: Getty Images

Meghan Markle gets an apron as first official Royal gift

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Dolores O'Riordan joining Italian singer Zucchero onstage during a benefit show at the Royal Albert Hall. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Tributes after Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies

Lifestyle 6
Lorraine Kelly. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Lorraine Kelly snubbed Strictly Come Dancing offer

Celebrity