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Body found in Hamburg river is ‘not Liam Colgan’, brother says

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Paloma Faith praised Scotland's First Minister. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Paloma Faith reveals she’s a ‘massive fan’ of Nicola Sturgeon

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The bank announced plans to close 62 branches, but has since granted a reprieve for 10. Picture: Michael Gillen

SNP plan ‘day of action’ to save RBS branches

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Nicola Sturgeon urged to back or sack suspended MSP Mark McDonald

Politics

Calls for British boy to be given medical cannabis licence

UK

Railway chief targets Edinburgh-Glasgow in 39 minutes

Transport

Edinburgh woman jailed for hiding drug-filled Kinder Egg in vagina

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Elise Christie has crashed out of two Pyeongchang events.

Skater Elise Christie hits back over Winter Olympics nightmare

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Brian Wilson: Here’s how to avoid political interference in the police

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Morrissey was performing at the SSE Hydro. Picture: Contributed

Morrissey jibe at Nicola Sturgeon met with boos at Scottish gig

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Medical marijuana on display at a dispensary in Los Angeles, California. Picture: Getty

Calls for British boy to be given medical cannabis licence

UK 7
Paloma Faith praised Scotland's First Minister. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Paloma Faith reveals she’s a ‘massive fan’ of Nicola Sturgeon

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US President Donald Trump. Picture: AFP/Getty

Donald Trump lashes out at FBI over Florida school shooting

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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland ranks third in the world for female political empowerment

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The bank announced plans to close 62 branches, but has since granted a reprieve for 10. Picture: Michael Gillen

SNP plan ‘day of action’ to save RBS branches

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Plans to curb junk food and takeaway portion size in Scotland

Politics 6

Expert seeks strategy of total war on endemic obesity

Politics 50

Concern grows over rise in self-harming by prisoners

Politics 3

Euan McColm: Hats in the ring spoil Sturgeon high wire act

Opinion 73

Video: Man arrested after digger crashes into Buckie building

Transport
The lifeboats (like the one pictured)  helped rescue the stricken cargo ship. Picture: Garry Knight\Wikimedia

Lifeboats rescue stricken cargo ship off coast of Skye

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The new Hitachi trains have yet to come into service. Photograph: SNS

Railway chief targets Edinburgh-Glasgow in 39 minutes

Transport 17
ScotRail passengers face disruption

Signal fault causing disruption on Glasgow to Kilmarnock trains

Transport 1

ScotRail forced to halve carriages on some Edinburgh-Glasgow trains

Transport 48

Traffic diversion in place for M8 resurfacing works at Glasgow Airport

Transport

Alastair Dalton: Could pothole crisis lead to congestion charging?

Opinion 17

‘Horrid’ 1970s buildings to make way for Queen Street station revamp

Transport 7

Concerns over ‘diluted’ teacher training standards

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Martin Davidson, Scottish Director, Outward Bound Trust

Martin Davidson: Challenge is what Outward Bound strives to do – for youngsters and ourselves

Opinion 2
From left, Dave Bruinvels, Ann Bruinvels and Alice Farrell of Px HealthCare. Picture: Dave Fitch

Tech firms working to extend cancer survival rates by up to five months

Tech
The Data Talent event introduces students from Scottish universities to some of the country's biggest employers. Picture: Contributed

Mining the data – meet and greet gives jobseekers chance to show off skills

Tech
A mother and daughter play with toys in their home. The Scottish Governments ambitious policy to double early learning and childcare hours by 2020 has sparked warnings

Nicola Sturgeon warned of major ‘risks’ with SNP childcare plan

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John Swinney arrives at Waverly Gate. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Plea for evidence to support John Swinney’s school reforms

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School Standards Minister Nick Gibb

Minister Nick Gibb refuses to answer times table question on TV

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Scotland’s trainee teachers set to get lessons from children

Education 56

Satellites to monitor water quality of Scottish lochs

Tech 1

Young city musicians to perform for Prince Harry and Meghan visit

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Students campaign for cat to become Scottish university rector

Education 6
The earthquake registered 4.4 on the  Richter  scale, Photo: OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images

Parts of UK shaken by 4.4 magnitude earthquake

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The curlew is one of the upland species which has seen a decline in numbers. Picture: Horst Jegen/REX/Shutterstock

Half Scotland’s upland birds suffer ‘significant long-term decline’

Environment 4
A golden eagle. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Anger after suspected killing of golden eagle near Edinburgh

Environment 23

Rare butterfly breeds in Scotland for first time in 130 years

Environment

Scotland’s upland birds suffer ‘worrying’ fall in numbers

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Scottish marine firms receive £4.8m funding boost

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Cliff Hague: How good planning saved Scotland

Opinion 19
Medical marijuana on display at a dispensary in Los Angeles, California. Picture: Getty

Calls for British boy to be given medical cannabis licence

UK 7
Among the other controversial proposals are introducing portion limits on the size of takeaway, pub and restaurant meals. Picture: PA

Plans to curb junk food and takeaway portion size in Scotland

Politics 6
Dr David Blane says the overweight should be given the same priority as smokers and alcoholics with emphasis on psychological and cultural pressures involved. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Expert seeks strategy of total war on endemic obesity

Politics 50
Obesity is placing a huge burden on the health of our nation, impacting on workplace productivity and sapping the NHS. Picture: Getty Images/Purestock

Leader: Bold action needed to tackle obesity crisis

Opinion 3
'The whole comparison to England thing  I do find that very difficult,' says BMA Scotland chair Dr Peter Bennie. Picture: John Devlin

Insight: BMA Scotland chair Peter Bennie wants action from the government, not soundbites

Health 1
NHS Lothian has received repeated complaints about�parking�at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

2,200 staff on waiting list for Scottish NHS car park permits

Politics 15
Nevaeh Stewart died at Montrose Royal Infirmarys community midwife unit.

Parents of dead baby hope ruling ‘reduces risk’ for other families

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Fish cakes withdrawn after being contaminated with plastic and metal

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More than 5,000 children seen by NHS weight management services since 2014

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Children as young as two receive weight help

UK 1

Vaccine ‘may stop cancer from developing’

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The calls came after Link announced a plan to cut the fees paid to cash machine operators. Picture: John Devlin

Labour MP wants regulator to review ATM funding changes

Financial 1
Medical marijuana on display at a dispensary in Los Angeles, California. Picture: Getty

Calls for British boy to be given medical cannabis licence

UK 7
Tthe US Department of Justice claims RBS mis-sold risky mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crash. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA

Tenth year of losses looms for troubled RBS

Business 4
Jamie Oliver has done more to change Britain's popular food culture than anyone else (Picture: PA)

Stephen Jardine: Jamie Oliver is learning a lesson about restaurants

Opinion 6

Jane Bradley: The UK Royal Family have nothing on this lot

Opinion 2

Fund-raisers face uphill struggle in wake of aid agencies scandal

UK 1

Buying home is £31,000 cheaper than renting one in Scotland

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Angela Merkel: Germany ‘deplores’ Brexit but ‘curious’ about approach

UK 35
From Nicola Sturgeons point 
of view, the level-headed Angus Robertson will be a hard act to follow as deputy leader. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Euan McColm: Hats in the ring spoil Sturgeon high wire act

Opinion 73
Obesity is placing a huge burden on the health of our nation, impacting on workplace productivity and sapping the NHS. Picture: Getty Images/Purestock

Leader: Bold action needed to tackle obesity crisis

Opinion 3
Jenners owner House of Fraser is refinancing its debts. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Bill Jamieson: Start-ups betray weak pulse of the economy

Business
The chemical industry makes �3bn a year for the Scottish economy

Siobhán Jordan: R&D a crucial catalyst for chemical industry

Tech
George Osborne sold the Lifetime Isa as a shiny alternative to a pension when he unveiled the details in his 2016 Budget  but the reality has proved somewhat different. Picture: Getty

Gareth Shaw: Is the Lifetime Isa dead in the water?

Opinion
Edinburgh's Studio 24 closed following complaints about noise (Picture: Ian Georgeson)

Leader comment: Peace at last in Scotland’s music venue noise row

Opinion 3

Stephen Jardine: Jamie Oliver is learning a lesson about restaurants

Opinion 6

Jane Bradley: The UK Royal Family have nothing on this lot

Opinion 2

Timothy Egan: A kid just schooled Donald Trump on mass shootings

Opinion 164

Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

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US President Donald Trump. Picture: AFP/Getty

Donald Trump lashes out at FBI over Florida school shooting

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Letters from St Kilda were launched in a waterproof box.

£15,000 price tag for washed up St Kilda letter

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The marriage of Prince Nicholas and Alina Binder seems to have been a happy affair but the familys adventures in exile have been colourful to say the least (Picture: Sipa/Rex/Shutterstock)

Jane Bradley: The UK Royal Family have nothing on this lot

Opinion 2
Joe Zevuloni tends a makeshift memorial to honour victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Picture: Getty)

Timothy Egan: A kid just schooled Donald Trump on mass shootings

Opinion 164

Fund-raisers face uphill struggle in wake of aid agencies scandal

UK 1

FBI admits bungling warning on Florida school gunman

World 11

Wanted: Lyricist to pen unifying national anthem for Kosovo

World

Ten thought-provoking World Press Photo 2018 entries

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Tennent’s create ultimate assistant for Alex McLeish in Scotland role

Odd

In pictures: 21 things you’ll only understand if you’re from Edinburgh

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The brothel has closed down following complaints

Scotland’s first sex doll brothel shuts down following ‘complaints from neighbours’

Odd 21
Girlguiding Scotland members speak out

Hannah Brisbane: Speak out, girls! How are politicians to know what we think otherwise?

Opinion 2
Martin Davidson, Scottish Director, Outward Bound Trust

Martin Davidson: Challenge is what Outward Bound strives to do – for youngsters and ourselves

Opinion 2
Gary Voy, Founder, Timberbush Tours

Gary Voy: ‘Over-tourism’ is an opportunity, not a problem

Opinion 4
Donald Erskine

Obituary: Donald Erskine, National Trust for Scotland Factor with breathtaking knowledge of the nation

Obituaries
Kay Blair

Obituary: Kay Blair, former chair of Scottish Housing Regulator

Obituaries
Prince Henrik of Denmark has died at the age of 83

Obituary: Prince Henrik of Denmark, royal who resented lack of status as husband of Danish queen

Obituaries

Morrissey jibe at Nicola Sturgeon met with boos at Scottish gig

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Paloma Faith praised Scotland's First Minister. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Paloma Faith reveals she’s a ‘massive fan’ of Nicola Sturgeon

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Paloma Faith. Pic: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Paloma Faith first to sign up for Edinburgh ‘Summer Sessions’ gigs

Lifestyle
Hugh Jackman stars in surprise box office hit The Greatest Showman

Scots school wins free film trip after Hugh Jackman praise

Lifestyle

Sir Billy Connolly to make a return to TV screens

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