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Rallying call for future of Edinburgh’s ‘unloved’ tourism industry

Lifestyle
Glasgow Skyline looking toowards West end. Trinity towers. Glasgow University. Picture Robert Perry Scotland on Sunday 18th July 2013

Quality of life survey rates Glasgow as miles worse

Business
Strictly Come Dancing contestant Alexandra Burke. Picture: David Mirzoeff/PA Wire

Contestants limber up for final of most viewed Strictly

Lifestyle
Lawrie Brewster.

Scotland’s horror film industry set for a revival in Fife

Lifestyle

Charity pulls support for ‘exploitative’ Hogmanay volunteer programme

News

Man hit by masonry from Balmoral Hotel on Princes Street

News

Scotland’s weather: Met Office warn of icy conditions

News

Nicola Sturgeon criticises ‘enraged’ Tories over tax rises

Politics

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

Brian Wilson
New rules on police interviews come into force in January

Lawyers to turn their backs on police duty work

News 2

Nicola Sturgeon criticises ‘enraged’ Tories over tax rises

Politics 800
Unions have called on workers' rights to be extended when the UK leaves the EU. Picture: PA

Devolving immigration and employment law could ‘boost workers’ rights’

Politics 25
Prime minister Theresa May arrives to attend the first day of a European union summit in Brussels. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Defiant May claims Brexit still ‘on course’ despite defeat

Politics 52
High turnover rates of care staff are hitting figures of up to 30 -50%.

NHS Lothian clash with Scottish Government over hospital care

UK 19
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay addresses the Scottish Parliament during the Draft Scottish Budget. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

John McLaren: Income tax changes have economic and political risks

Politics 3

David Bell: Tax re-jig brings modest returns but rich in symbolism

Politics 4

Call for action on ‘social epidemic’ of loneliness

Politics

Slow economic growth to hit Scottish tax intake by £2.1bn

Politics 29

Video: Scotland’s Education System in Numbers

Education
The scene outside The Balmoral Hotel today. Picture: Jon Savage

Man hit by masonry from Balmoral Hotel on Princes Street

News 7
Prestwick Airport. Picture: John Devlin

Prestwick continues to cost taxpayers after £4m loss

News 2
The MV Fame lost engine power. Picture: Youtube

Video: cargo vessel thrown about in waves after losing power

Transport
A Virgin  West Coast train

Virgin Trains strike hits services to Scotland

News 1

Aberdeen aims to become ‘world class’ cruise destination

Tech 2

Allegations of corrupt trams payment claims to be examined

Transport 2

Edinburgh school fails to fill vacancies at second attempt

News

Video: Scotland’s Education System in Numbers

Education

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

Politics 609
The Queen Elizabeth University. Picture: John Devlin

How Glasgow University is driving forward innovation in human imaging

Tech

Leader comment: Axing of private schools’ rates relief a bad move

Opinion 74
Yes Chef - Daniel, Jordan, Scott

Paul Carberry: Big Yes for award-winning scheme turning young offenders into chefs

Opinion
Newlands Junior College in Glasgow

Leadership groups focus on improving lives affected by poverty in Scotland

Business

Hundreds of new secondary school classrooms need to cope with pupil roll

Education 14

Gender stereotyping in UK adverts to be banned next year

Politics 19

Scots universities told to drop entry grades for poor students

News 206

Air traffic control centre offers solid grounding in drone flying for students

Opinion
Derek Mackay delivers his Scottish budget. Picture: PA

Letter: tax concession to lower paid is "patronising and derisory"

Your Say 2
The Met Office have warned that ice is on the way. Picture: PA

Scotland’s weather: Met Office warn of icy conditions

News
An avalanche alert has been issued for Scotland's mountains.

Warning over increased avalanche risk after snow and wind

Environment

Shocking reasons people give up their dogs revealed

News 8

May East: Youth leading the way in growing income for Zambia’s poorest

Opinion

Hunting dog crimes in Scotland more than double

News 18

Humza Yousaf asked to clarify his plans for low emission zone

Politics 10

The Geminids: how to see the best meteor shower of the year

News
Middle class parents warned against teaching their children how to drink sensibly.

Middle class parents warned not to 'teach children' how to drink

News 1
Campaigners are calling for a complete ban on energy drinks for under 16s Picture: PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Calls for ban on energy drinks being sold to kids

News
High turnover rates of care staff are hitting figures of up to 30 -50%.

NHS Lothian clash with Scottish Government over hospital care

UK 19
Kim Leadbeater (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Call for action on ‘social epidemic’ of loneliness

Politics
GPs are under pressure as their workload mounts (Picture: John Young)

Kevan Christie: Ministers’ response to GP crisis is not good enough

Opinion 2
Some pasta packet meals are no longer 'free'

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

News
A record number of Scottish children are obese or overweight

Leader comment: Let’s build a sporting nation

Opinion

Leader comment: NHS miracles like this one come at a cost

Opinion

Vanellope ‘first UK baby’ to survive birth with heart outside her body

News

Father of stillborn baby believes NHS ‘failed’ his son

News

Almost one quarter of P1 pupils are overweight or obese

Health 12
High turnover rates of care staff are hitting figures of up to 30 -50%.

NHS Lothian clash with Scottish Government over hospital care

UK 19
Prince Harry standing with his fianc�e US actress Meghan Markle. Picture: Getty Images

When are Prince Harry and Meghan Markle getting married?

News
BTs live UEFA Champions League and Premier League football could soon be made available on the Sky platform. Picture: PA

Sky and BT sign channel sharing deal

UK
The gods of Olympus did what they wanted (Picture: Getty)

Jim Duffy: How Tech Gods have taken over a low-tax Mount Olympus

Opinion

Paul Carberry: Big Yes for award-winning scheme turning young offenders into chefs

Opinion

Disney snaps up broadcast giant Sky as £39bn deal is sealed

UK

Commons leader dons pink tartan to mark Scottish cancer fundraiser

News

Chris Froome admits drug test is ‘damaging’ but hopes to clear name

Cycling
Derek Mackay delivers his Scottish budget. Picture: PA

Letter: tax concession to lower paid is "patronising and derisory"

Your Say 2

Leader comment: Axing of private schools’ rates relief a bad move

Opinion 74
The gods of Olympus did what they wanted (Picture: Getty)

Jim Duffy: How Tech Gods have taken over a low-tax Mount Olympus

Opinion

Leader comment: SNP takes historic, risky step on tax

Opinion 21

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

Opinion 312
Charles MacLaren, co-founder and co-editor of The Scotsman from 1817.

Allan McLean: The Scot who found Troy and predicted railways

Opinion 1
Sir David Attenborough meets a leatherback turtle on Trinidad (Picture: Gavin Thurston)

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

Opinion 5

Paul Carberry: Big Yes for award-winning scheme turning young offenders into chefs

Opinion

Usman Aslam: Reuniting child refugees with their families is difficult – but you can help

Opinion 2

Bill Jamieson: Scottish Budget 2017: Derek Mackay’s horn of plenty

Opinion 15

Murdo Fraser: ‘Nat’ tax brought budget low on Christmas cheer

Opinion 7
Sir David Attenborough meets a leatherback turtle on Trinidad (Picture: Gavin Thurston)

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

Opinion 5
Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees have been displaced by civil war. Picture: AFP/Getty Images.

Usman Aslam: Reuniting child refugees with their families is difficult – but you can help

Opinion 2
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrives for the opening of the 107th annual conference of the Zanu-PF Central Committee. Picture: JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images

Zimbabwe’s new president moves to chart different course

World
A school bus collided with a regional train leaving four dead. Picture: GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT/AFP/Getty Images

Four dead after train and school bus collide in France

World

Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate election

Politics 3

May East: Youth leading the way in growing income for Zambia’s poorest

Opinion

Corsican nationalists secure historic election victory

World 6

Vladimir Putin declares Russian victory as forces withdrawn from Syria

World 1
Gemma Chalmers son Jaxson can't get enough of the film Bee Movie on Netflix. Picture: SWNS

Revealed: Scot mum and child watched Bee Move 357 times this year

Lifestyle
Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released today.

Glasgow named ‘Lightsaber capital of the UK’

News
Edinburgh Airport. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scots airline pilots have sexiest voices, survey finds

Odd
david spaven  scottish representative rail freight group

Time to invest in rail and let the train take the strain of lorry freight off our busy roads

Opinion 1
Drones are becoming increasingly popular

Air traffic control centre offers solid grounding in drone flying for students

Opinion
The Young Emerging Farmers Initiative (YEFI) in Chitambo, Zambia

May East: Youth leading the way in growing income for Zambia’s poorest

Opinion
Willie Melville,well known retired Oban banker, stalwart volunteer with Oban RNLI lifeboat.

Obituary: Willie Melville, banker and stalwart volunteer with the Oban RNLI lifeboat

Obituaries
Anna Krzystek, dancer and choreographer

Obituary: Anna Krzystek, dancer and choreographer

Obituaries
Former Sheriff Principal
 Douglas James Risk QC

Obituary: Douglas James Risk QC, sheriff who took no nonsense on the bench but had a keen sense of fun

Obituaries
Charles Jenkins. Picture: AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye.

Obituary: Charles Jenkins, US Army deserter to North Korea

Obituaries

Scotland stars to turn out for dementia charity benefit

Lifestyle
Murray has previously had to hit back at suggestions he was anti-English after he jokingly said he wanted anyone but England to win during the 2006 World Cup. Picture: PA

Andy Murray hits back at Rodney Marsh over ‘anti-English’ claims

News 12
Ed Sheeran performs for ABC's "Good Morning America" show in New York City's Central Park. (Picture: Getty)

Aidan Smith: We must stop Ed Sheeran getting to Christmas number one

Opinion 7
Katie Hopkins has been criticised after she slammed the Sleep in the Park event in Edinburgh. Picture: Getty

Social Bite hits back in Katie Hopkins Sleep in the Park row

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