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US Government shutdown - now what?

World
A row is brewing over Scotland's broadband.

Row over Scottish Government’s broadband coverage claim

Politics

Overnight ice causes delays and accidents on Scotland’s roads

Transport

Robert Burns was no Harvey Weinstein, says scholar

Lifestyle

Milder weather ahead as commuters struggle in snow

Transport

Paedophile ex-priest ‘sorry’ for abusing four boys

News

Protest held over ongoing closure of vital children’s ward

UK

Tributes paid to Peter Mayle, author of A Year in Provence

Lifestyle
Shona Robison.

SNP accused of betrayal over closure of children’s ward

News

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

Scotsman Leader Comment
A row is brewing over Scotland's broadband.

Row over Scottish Government’s broadband coverage claim

Politics 256
A 1985 artist's impression of a bridge across the English Channel (Picture: PA)

Leader comment: Boris Johnson comes up with another bonzer idea

Opinion 6
Fibre broadband internet is now available to 95 per cent of Scots

Leader comment: Scotland finally set for digital age

Opinion
The SNP denied claims for opposition MSPs that it had mocked respected journalist David Torrance in a party political boradcast. Picture:  TSPL

SNP rejects claims of ‘Trump-like’ mocking of David Torrance

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Boris Johnson made the suggestion following talks between the UK and France.

Boris Johnson proposes bridge across the English Channel

Politics 31

Wife of police boss Phil Gormley speaks out in misconduct row

Politics

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

News 56

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

Politics 11

Overnight ice causes delays and accidents on Scotland’s roads

Transport 2
Thousands of passengers have been delayed by the ScotRail Alliance not hitting its performance target.

Alastair Dalton: ScotRail Alliance needs to work on its relationship

Opinion
Milder weather is on the way. Picture: Getty

Milder weather ahead as commuters struggle in snow

Transport

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

Transport 93

Plans to extend MOT-free period for cars ditched

Transport 1

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

Environment 66

Major delays expected on Scotland’s roads amid snowfall

News 4
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 1
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

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

Apprentices at defence giant give Scottish pupils a workplace wow factor

Education 1

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

Transport 93
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
US billionaire Mike Keiser wants to create a world-class golf course at Coul Links in Sutherland, which is a designated site of special scientific interest and home to rare wildlife

Controversial Highland dunes golf course moves a step closer

Environment 16
Vehicles are seen stuck in traffic on the M74 in Dumfries and Galloway

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

Environment 66

Rescued baby hedgehog receives hydrotherapy from Scottish SPCA

News 1

Scotland’s weather: snow causes crashes and school closures

Transport 37

Boris Johnson says NHS £350 million Brexit pledge was 'underestimated.

Environment 13
St John's Hospital in Livingston. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Protest held over ongoing closure of vital children’s ward

UK 7
Case of flu on the rise in Scotland

Number of flu cases in Scotland rises for third straight week

News 11
Shona Robison.

SNP accused of betrayal over closure of children’s ward

News 145
Decision taken to implement new GP contract

New GP contract approved after backing from profession

News 1
Richard Leonard made the promise during a speech in Dundee. Picture: TSPL

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

News 56
Celtic and Rangers are both sponsored by betting firms. Picture: SNS

Health fears over surge in football betting sponsorship

News 14

Kevan Christie: This year’s flu isn’t Australian

Opinion 2

Two-thirds of teachers in Scotland do not feel they have received sufficient training in mental health

News

Richard Meade: Who cares for the carers in their time of need?

Opinion

Mother in treatment fund appeal for terminally-ill son

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

Protest held over ongoing closure of vital children’s ward

UK 7
A green salad with spinach, quinoa, walnuts and dried cranberries (Picture: Getty)

Stephen Jardine: Veganism and Brexit show how divided we are

Opinion
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 1
Many calls to landlines are unwanted (Picture: Getty)

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

Opinion

Hotel owner bans ‘vloggers’ after free stay request

UK 102

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

UK 5

Boris Johnson proposes bridge across the English Channel

Politics 31

Brian Wilson: The one thing that could make me a Brexiteer

Opinion 113
If you have to give up work to care for someone in need, make sure you apply for Carers Credit. Picture: Getty

Gareth Shaw: Get credit where it’s due for carers

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

Stephen Jardine: Veganism and Brexit show how divided we are

Opinion
A 1985 artist's impression of a bridge across the English Channel (Picture: PA)

Leader comment: Boris Johnson comes up with another bonzer idea

Opinion 6
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 1
Many calls to landlines are unwanted (Picture: Getty)

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

Opinion
Fibre broadband internet is now available to 95 per cent of Scots

Leader comment: Scotland finally set for digital age

Opinion
Thousands of passengers have been delayed by the ScotRail Alliance not hitting its performance target.

Alastair Dalton: ScotRail Alliance needs to work on its relationship

Opinion

Brian Wilson: The one thing that could make me a Brexiteer

Opinion 113

Jim Duffy: Ferris Bueller’s warning to today’s young generation

Opinion 1

Joyce McMillan: Sullen Scots are retreating from politics

Opinion 345

Leader comment: Holiday lets shouldn’t be hell for neighbours

Opinion 1
What are the odds of Donald Trump staying in office. Picture: AP

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

Politics 11
Catalonia's new parliament has elected a speaker. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Independence push surges ahead as Catalonia parliament elects speaker

News 2

Bayeux Tapestry could be put on display in Britain

UK 2

Siblings rescued after being found chained to beds

World

Salmonella risk forces French firm to recall 12m baby milk boxes

World

Hawaii missile false alarm sparks shock, anger and lots of apologies

World
Youtube influencers are now banned. Picture: PA Wire

Hotel owner bans ‘vloggers’ after free stay request

UK 102
The Duke of Cambridge shows off his new haircut. Picture: Matt Dunham/PA Wire

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

UK 5
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
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
The hub programme is an innovative approach to develop and deliver best-value community facilities, like Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries, crowned Best Building in Scotland last year

David MacDonald: Well-designed buildings have the power to change lives

Opinion
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
Cyrille Regis has died at the age of 59. Picture: PA

Obituary: Cyrille Regis, footballer, England internationalist, coach and agent

Obituaries
John Simmons batting for the Berwick

Berwick 2nd XI

Obituary: John Simmons, Johnston Press Finance Manager and accomplished cricketer and rugby player

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

News 3
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