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Cameron House hotel fire: two guests killed and 200 evacuated

News
The Alex Salmond show is being probed by Ofcom

Broadcasting watchdog to probe Alex Salmond's RT show

Politics

Queensferry Crossing speed limit will increase from tomorrow

News

The lucky punters who predicted Hearts 4, Celtic 0

Football

Teacher shortage forces pupils to transfer to another school

Education

Brexit war cabinet ‘fails to agree position on UK-EU trade’

UK
A Twitter image of the high speed train after it derailled from an overpass on Interstate I-5 highway in Pierce County, Washington state. Picture: AFP/Washington State Department of Transport

Six people killed as train derails onto US motorway

World

Dani Garavelli: Police Scotland firearms policy lacks scrutiny

Dani Garavelli
The Alex Salmond show is being probed by Ofcom

Broadcasting watchdog to probe Alex Salmond's RT show

Politics
Strathconon Primary School.

Teacher shortage forces pupils to transfer to another school

Education 3
Brexit Secretary David Davis (right) and First Secretary of State Damian Green (left) discuss plans to leave the EU. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Brexit war cabinet ‘fails to agree position on UK-EU trade’

UK 15
Govan Dry Docks, Glasgow.

Lesley Riddoch: Scotland’s vacant shipyards at crucial junction

Opinion 42

Brexit negotiator pours cold water on bespoke EU trade deal

Politics 45

Scotland hits Syrian refugee target three years early

News 62

Alex Rowley return to Labour ‘would spark anger’

Politics 1

Mhairi Black: ‘Alex Salmond suggested I get a makeover’

Politics 465
The speed limit on the Queensferry Crossing is to be raised from tomorrow. Picture: TSPL

Queensferry Crossing speed limit will increase from tomorrow

News 75
Govan Dry Docks, Glasgow.

Lesley Riddoch: Scotland’s vacant shipyards at crucial junction

Opinion 42

Taxi driver dad among six dead in ‘harrowing’ Birmingham crash

Transport
Drivers have been warned of heavy congestion on Friday

Warning not to travel on Scotland’s ‘frantic Friday’

Transport 2

Prestwick continues to cost taxpayers after £4m loss

News 37

Man hit by masonry from Balmoral Hotel on Princes Street

News 17

Video: cargo vessel thrown about in waves after losing power

Transport

Virgin Trains strike hits services to Scotland

News 1
Strathconon Primary School.

Teacher shortage forces pupils to transfer to another school

Education 3
Rod Grant with his pupils in the grounds of Clifton Hall School. Picture: Jon Savage

Scots private school headteacher ‘betrayed’ by SNP rates hike

Politics 1349
Rod Grant, headmaster of Clifton Hall School, has criticised the narrow-mindedness of government policy. Picture: Jon Savage

Leader: Taxing private schools won’t raise standards

Education 6

Video: Scotland’s Education System in Numbers

Education
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 101

Edinburgh school fails to fill vacancies at second attempt

News

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

Opinion

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

Politics 618

Leadership groups focus on improving lives affected by poverty in Scotland

Business
Trish Gentry plants a tree in the Amazonian rainforest with a member of staff from Soluciones Practicas. Photograph: Christian Aid/Elaine Duigenan

Images show how aid changes lives in the Amazon

World
Derek Mackay delivers his Scottish budget. Picture: PA

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

Your Say 16
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 1

Shocking reasons people give up their dogs revealed

News 9

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

Opinion

Hunting dog crimes in Scotland more than double

News 20

Humza Yousaf asked to clarify his plans for low emission zone

Politics 11
Health chiefs allocate 4.5 million to relieve care crisis pressure.

Health board plans £4.5m emergency funding for care crisis

News
Calum Ferguson, pictured on Iona, hopes his treatment for Motor Neurone Disease can be a model for others.

MND campaigner in plea for more home care

UK
The SPUC said it had received advice from an advocate suggesting that misoprostol could not be taken without some form of medical supervision.

Pro-life group fights plans to allow women to have home abortions

News 231
Kim Leadbeater (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Call for action on ‘social epidemic’ of loneliness

Politics 2
Middle class parents warned against teaching their children how to drink sensibly.

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

News 82
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 21

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

Opinion 2

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

News

Leader comment: Let’s build a sporting nation

Opinion

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

Opinion
Brexit Secretary David Davis (right) and First Secretary of State Damian Green (left) discuss plans to leave the EU. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Brexit war cabinet ‘fails to agree position on UK-EU trade’

UK 15
RAF Mildenhall is in lockdown. Picture: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Man in custody after car tries to ram gates at RAF base

UK 2

Joe McFadden eyes career in West End after Strictly victory

Lifestyle

Brexit negotiator pours cold water on bespoke EU trade deal

Politics 45

Scots actor Joe McFadden wins Strictly Come Dancing grand final

TV & Radio 27

Mo Farah scoops BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Sport 2

British diplomat found dead in Beirut ‘was strangled’

UK

Taxi driver dad among six dead in ‘harrowing’ Birmingham crash

Transport
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JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

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Govan Dry Docks, Glasgow.

Lesley Riddoch: Scotland’s vacant shipyards at crucial junction

Opinion 42
During 2018, roles with one foot in IT and the other in legal practice will become more common, even in modestly-sized law firms and in-house teams

Callum Sinclair & Sam Moore: ‘Legal tech’ will become more than the sum of its parts in 2018

Opinion
Peter Shand is a Partner with Murray Beith Murray

Peter Shand: There should be no ‘I’ in teamwork for our clients

News
Patients should have the right to say that they no longer wish to live a life of suffering

Amanda Ward: Assisted dying in America shows us the way forward

News 11
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Brian Monteith: SNP ministers have their hands in your wallet

Opinion 127
Silly trams snake around Edinburgh empty, even at rush hour, adding to the many inconveniencies of driving there

Kirsty Gunn: I’m getting the lowdown on the black cab code of honour

Opinion 3

Dani Garavelli: Police Scotland firearms policy lacks scrutiny

Opinion 21

Gary Smith: Battle against fake news enters the classroom

Media & Leisure

Euan McColm: Rage at rebels betrays panic of Brexiteers

Opinion 117
A Twitter image of the high speed train after it derailled from an overpass on Interstate I-5 highway in Pierce County, Washington state. Picture: AFP/Washington State Department of Transport

Six people killed as train derails onto US motorway

World
Rebecca Dykes.

Taxi driver arrested over murder of British diplomat in Beirut

World
Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann. Picture: AFP/Getty

Antoine Griezmann apologises after ‘blacking up’ for fancy dress

Football 4
Trish Gentry plants a tree in the Amazonian rainforest with a member of staff from Soluciones Practicas. Photograph: Christian Aid/Elaine Duigenan

Images show how aid changes lives in the Amazon

World

Russia ridicules suggestion it could cut undersea communications cables

Politics 2

Bret Stephens: Think Trump is losing? Think again

Opinion 7

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

Opinion 6

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

Opinion 4
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
During 2018, roles with one foot in IT and the other in legal practice will become more common, even in modestly-sized law firms and in-house teams

Callum Sinclair & Sam Moore: ‘Legal tech’ will become more than the sum of its parts in 2018

Opinion
Peter Shand is a Partner with Murray Beith Murray

Peter Shand: There should be no ‘I’ in teamwork for our clients

News
Patients should have the right to say that they no longer wish to live a life of suffering

Amanda Ward: Assisted dying in America shows us the way forward

News 11
Ethel May Houston, Bletchley Park veteran, solicitor, entertaining hostess

Obituary: Ethel May Houston, Bletchley Park veteran, solicitor, Law Society Council member, entertaining hostess

Obituaries
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

Husband of Scottish actress Ashley Jensen dies suddenly

News
Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann. Picture: AFP/Getty

Antoine Griezmann apologises after ‘blacking up’ for fancy dress

Football 4
Sally Magnusson will host a concert next year to raise funds for research into dementia. Picture: Jane Barlow

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 23
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