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SNP growth chief warns Corbyn will “never” end Tory austerity

Politics
Ross McEwan, RBS chief executive giving evidence to the Scottish Affairs Committee on the banks plans to close more than 50 branches in Scotland.

Heart “ripped out” of Scots communities by “nightmare” bank closures, MSPs told

Financial
Together for Yes leaders Ailbe Smyth, Grainne Griffin and Orla O'Connor hold their final press conference in Dublin after their successful campaign to legalise abortion. Picture: PA

Abortion vote heaps pressure on May to liberalise laws in Northern Ireland

Politics
Mutiny Festival 2018 on Saturday. Picture: Duncan Shepherd/Portsmouth News

Mutiny Festival cancels last day after two dead and 15 hospitalised

UK

East Lothian woman vows to build new life after husband twice plotted to kill her

News

Revealed: The cost of free paracetamol to NHS Scotland

Health

SNP independence blueprint ‘a hard sell’ warn radicals for Yes

Politics

10-year-old refugee in Scotland would ‘be in danger’ if deported

News

Euan McColm: SNP report presents powerful case for devolution

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Together for Yes leaders Ailbe Smyth, Grainne Griffin and Orla O'Connor hold their final press conference in Dublin after their successful campaign to legalise abortion. Picture: PA

Abortion vote heaps pressure on May to liberalise laws in Northern Ireland

Politics 2
Ross McEwan, RBS chief executive giving evidence to the Scottish Affairs Committee on the banks plans to close more than 50 branches in Scotland.

Heart “ripped out” of Scots communities by “nightmare” bank closures, MSPs told

Financial 5
Andrew Wilson has defended the proposed spending curbs earmarked for the first decade of independence. Picture: PA

SNP growth chief warns Corbyn will “never” end Tory austerity

Politics 186

10-year-old refugee in Scotland would ‘be in danger’ if deported

News 17

Insight: What tips men over the edge of despair?

Health 7

Euan McColm: SNP report presents powerful case for devolution

Opinion 96

Nicola Sturgeon attacks Tory support for jail terms under a year

Politics 9

RBS branch closures branded ‘devastating’ by MPs

Politics 11

Scottish Labour group backs vote on final Brexit deal

Politics 7

SNP independence blueprint ‘a hard sell’ warn radicals for Yes

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Leader: Free prescriptions help better off at NHS expense

Health 3
This photo made available by RNLI, shows a lightning strike during a storm in London, Saturday May 27, 2018.  (Matt Leat/RNLI via AP)

UK flights disrupted after lightning strikes hit fuel system

Transport 1
A "Spotify of transport" service is planned for Edinburgh and/or Glasgow where all travel from buses and trains to cycle and car hire can be booked on an app for a single monthly fee - which could eventually remove the need for people to own a car...DALTON''[Pioneered in Helsinki and Birmingham by Finnish firm Mobility As A Service Global using its Whim app. Helsinki fee c�440pm, calculated as about same as current average transport costs]

Spotify-style transport app could be coming to Scotland

Transport 2
In Northern Ireland, a log of training has to be signed off by an instructor before a student can sit their test. Photograph: Getty

Alastair Ross: Seize the chance to save young drivers

Transport 1
Speed restrictions for trains could be introduced this bank holiday weekend to deal with hotter temperatures. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scotland trains could be slowed due to May bank holiday heat

News 9

New ScotRail trains to finally run after windscreen problem fixed

Transport 5

One dead after four vehicle crash on Maybury Road

News

Maybury Road closed for ‘as long as necessary’ following fatal crash

News
Patrick McCallister, a Vietnam War era army veteran, places flags on the graves of veterans at the Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh ahead of Memorial Day (Picture: AP)

Susan Dalgety: On Memorial Day, the US forgets its fallen children

Opinion 5
Canadian sociology student Erving Goffman spent a year examining life on Unst in Shetland in the 1940s.

Young Shetlanders to study life on Britain's most northerly island for new stage show

Lifestyle
Education Secretary John Swinney has announced the new minimum Scottish school clothing grant

Scotland school clothing grant of £100 to relieve family pressure

News 7
The 303rd City of Glasgow Guides enjoy some games.

Amy Macleod: Guiding girls towards new challenges can lead to big things

Opinion 1
Evelyn Glennie is among a number of high profile supporters of the Save Our Strings campaign.

Parents opt for musical instrument charging to save strings in West Lothian

Education

Scots-Gaelic railway map uncovers meaning of station names

Lifestyle 22
Deputy First Minister John Swinney said he was open to rethinking the tests for primary one pupils (Picture: PA)

Leader comment: Testing P1 pupils must be stopped if it is ‘abuse’

Opinion 1

John Swinney to look again at Primary One school testing regime

Education 10

£100m schools refurb put on hold following plea to build replacement WHEC

Education

Professor Brigid Daniel: Teachers are in a class of their own

Opinion

Revealed: The Scottish beaches rated ‘excellent’

Outdoors
The Scottish Government's new climate change laws have been criticised by campaigners.

New climate change laws are ‘timid’ and ‘hugely disappointing’

Environment 37
By 2050, Scotland's carbon emissions must be reduced to a tenth of what they were in 1990, under the Scottish Government's draft Climate Change Bill

Leader comment: Scotland must rise to this ‘defining challenge’

Opinion 6

New laws to demand 90% emission cut in Scotland by 2050

Politics 32

Church of Scotland votes to keep fossil fuel investment

News 6

Better nature – the community trust doing a power of good for locals

Opinion 1
Malcolm Muirhead (left) pictured with friend Hamid Khosrowpour

War veteran dies in council care home after dramatic weight loss

News

Insight: What tips men over the edge of despair?

Health 7

Revealed: The cost of free paracetamol to NHS Scotland

Health 90
Wales was the first part of the UK to make prescriptions free, in 2007. Northern Ireland followed in 2010.

Leader: Free prescriptions help better off at NHS expense

Health 3
Glasgow-based research into how the media reports binge drinking revealed female drinkers are often depicted in a more negative fashion than men

Report shows clear gender bias in the way drinking is reported on

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A link has been found between faulty genes and the consumption of alcohol. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Link between alcohol and faulty genes causes heart problems

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Little Sisters of the Poor on Gilmore Place, Edinburgh.

Nuns’ care home set to close after 155 years

UK

New bill to ensure NHS meets trained staff requirements

UK 10

Special ball raises £300k to support Doddie Weir MND cause

News 1

Dementia patients’ medication prompts care plan concerns

News

‘Too much TV’ linked to heart disease and cancer

UK 2
Together for Yes leaders Ailbe Smyth, Grainne Griffin and Orla O'Connor hold their final press conference in Dublin after their successful campaign to legalise abortion. Picture: PA

Abortion vote heaps pressure on May to liberalise laws in Northern Ireland

Politics 2
This photo made available by RNLI, shows a lightning strike during a storm in London, Saturday May 27, 2018.  (Matt Leat/RNLI via AP)

UK flights disrupted after lightning strikes hit fuel system

Transport 1
Mutiny Festival 2018 on Saturday. Picture: Duncan Shepherd/Portsmouth News

Mutiny Festival cancels last day after two dead and 15 hospitalised

UK 4
Marks & Spencer has announced the closure of some 100 stores (Picture: Getty)

Stephen Jardine: M&S needs to focus on what it’s good at

Opinion

Henry McLeish: Corbyn must now take up the fight against a hard Brexit

Opinion 7

Leader comment: An epic battle with the Atlantic Ocean

Opinion

Blair McDougall: Scots indy report shows uncomfortable truths

UK 38

Putin says UK should stop blaming Russia for all ‘mortal sins’

News 21

Euan McColm: SNP report presents powerful case for devolution

Opinion 96
The report suggests keeping the pound for at least ten years after independence. Picture: John Devlin

Bill Jamieson: Indyref isn’t imperative to growth blueprint

Opinion
Stay calm if your flight is delayed

Don’t delay if you want to avoid a travel trauma

Business
Wales was the first part of the UK to make prescriptions free, in 2007. Northern Ireland followed in 2010.

Leader: Free prescriptions help better off at NHS expense

Health 3
Two women look at bouquets and written notes left on a mural depicting Savita Halappanavar, who died after doctors refused to abort her child. Picture: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Dani Garavelli: Tragic legacy drags Ireland into modern world

Opinion 13
In Northern Ireland, a log of training has to be signed off by an instructor before a student can sit their test. Photograph: Getty

Alastair Ross: Seize the chance to save young drivers

Transport 1
Put Power of Attorney at the front and centre of your thinking when planning your later life finances ' it could save a lot of problems for your loved ones. Picture: Getty

Gareth Shaw: Power of Attorney equals peace of mind

Opinion

Stephen Jardine: M&S needs to focus on what it’s good at

Opinion

Henry McLeish: Corbyn must now take up the fight against a hard Brexit

Opinion 7

Susan Dalgety: On Memorial Day, the US forgets its fallen children

Opinion 5

Leader comment: An epic battle with the Atlantic Ocean

Opinion
Piper Jeff McCarthy was stopped by police in Montreal in 2016.

Joy for Canadian bagpiper charged over Sgian Dubh in sock

World 2
Two women look at bouquets and written notes left on a mural depicting Savita Halappanavar, who died after doctors refused to abort her child. Picture: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Dani Garavelli: Tragic legacy drags Ireland into modern world

Opinion 13
Ukrainian soldiers fire machine guns pro-Russian separatists in Avdiivka, Donetsk region. Picture: Anatolii Stepanov/AFP/Getty Images

Ukraine violence shows RT is dangerous, says SNP’s McDonald

Politics 10
A woman breaks down in tears as the results are announced in the referendum. Picture: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland votes overwhelmingly to repeal anti-abortion law

World 33

North Korea ‘still open’ to summit with Trump

World 3

Exit polls suggest landslide vote for reform in Irish abortion referendum

Politics 89

Susan Dalgety: On Memorial Day, the US forgets its fallen children

Opinion 5

Leader comment: An epic battle with the Atlantic Ocean

Opinion
The dress bears a similarity to the Celtic home kit. Picture: SNS Group

Delight for Hoops fans as online retailer starts selling ‘Celtic dress’

Celtic 4

Video: Seoul vlogger Korean Billy creates ‘Glasgow Guide’

News 1
Picture: SWNS

Dog becomes adopted parent to nine ducklings

Odd
The 303rd City of Glasgow Guides enjoy some games.

Amy Macleod: Guiding girls towards new challenges can lead to big things

Opinion 1
Andy Merriman with his daughter Sarah

Andy Merriman: We have come a long way from writing off babies with Down’s syndrome

Opinion
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon opened the Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded's new care home, Jenny's Well in Paisley, which offers specialised support, but more of these facilities will be needed

Mark O’Donnell: Number of visually impaired elderly needing care will only increase

Opinion 1
Douglas Hemmings OBE

Obituary: Douglas Hemmings OBE, local government official

Obituaries
Pat O'Flaherty (Picture: Paul Parke)

Obituary: Pat O’Flaherty, founder of capital’s iconic Xile fashion store and passionate Hibs supporter

Obituaries
Prof Joe Thomson

Appreciation: Joe Thomson, academic and Scottish Law Commissioner

Obituaries 3
High Currie

Obituary: Hugh Currie, Scottish newspaper reporter, executive and marathon runner

Obituaries

Man convicted for filming T2 Trainspotting in Glasgow cinema

Lifestyle 2
Rose Leslie and Kit Harington, from Game of Thrones, will marry next month in Aberdeenshire

Star Game of Thrones couple to marry in Scotland next month

Lifestyle
Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein arriving at a New York police station. Picture: Getty

Harvey Weinstein to plead not guilty to rape and sex abuse charges

World 2
Michelle Obama will be in Edinburgh in July

Michelle Obama to attend charity dinner in Edinburgh

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Sir Elton John performs for royal newlyweds

News 6
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