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Russians ‘tried to discredit 2014 Scots independence vote’

Politics

Peter Kay cancels live tour due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’

Lifestyle

SNP set to resist tax hike for highest earners in Scotland

Politics

Ruth Davidson hints at switch from Holyrood to Westminster

Politics

Woman’s bid to strip ex-partner of ‘motherhood’ is rejected

News

Nicola Sturgeon warns many Scots won’t like Holyrood budget

Politics

Kezia Dugdale set for Holyrood return after I’m a Celebrity performance

Politics

Trust would ‘have to be rebuilt’ if sectarianism bill scrapped

News
Scotland sees 543 more teachers

More Scottish teachers but primary classes stay the same size

Education

Jim Duffy: Theresa May the Grey being overshadowed by Ruth Davidson, Jeremy Corbyn

Jim Duffy
The SNPs Westminster Leader Ian Blackford told Theresa May to summon RBS CEO Ross McEwan

Theresa May told to haul RBS CEO into Number 10 over closures

Politics
Nicola Sturgeon says budget will strike "right balance" for business

Nicola Sturgeon warns many Scots won’t like Holyrood budget

Politics

What the latest polls tell us about Scottish independence

Politics

‘No way’ Scottish Government will say yes to Brexit bill without changes

General Election
James Kelly MSP appears before the Justice Committee to give evidence on his members bill the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Repeal) (Scotland) Bill. 12 December 2017. Pic - Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

Will Scotland’s controversial football act be scrapped?

News

Community land ownership in Scotland rises ‘fivefold’ since 1990

Politics

Poll: SNP set to lose pro-independence majority

Politics

Ruth Davidson rejects poll predicting 3rd place for Tories at Holyrood

News

Brexit: Theresa May facing ‘real possibility’ of Withdrawal Bill defeat

General Election

Russians ‘tried to discredit 2014 Scots independence vote’

Politics

Trust would ‘have to be rebuilt’ if sectarianism bill scrapped

News
The tram inquiry has been told that the trams project bill will exceed one billion pounds. Picture: TSPL

Revealed: Final cost of Edinburgh trams scheme will be £1 BILLION

News

‘Flash freeze’ causes Glasgow Airport to grind to a halt

Transport
Some Ryanair pilots are set to go on strike, Picture: Neil Hanna

Ryanair pilots to go on strike five days before Christmas

News

Scotland shivers in coldest night of the year so far

News

Nicola Sturgeon announces £65m manufacturing centre for Renfrewshire

Transport
Drones are becoming increasingly popular

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

Opinion
A record number of Scottish children are obese or overweight

Leader comment: Let’s build a sporting nation

Opinion
Chamath Palihapitiya said people curate their lives around a 'sense of perfection' (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)

Facebook is ‘ripping’ society apart, warns former executive

Tech
Scotland sees 543 more teachers

More Scottish teachers but primary classes stay the same size

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

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

Opinion
The annual schools lecture series encourages pupils to consider careers in cyber security. Picture: Chris Watt

Cyber security lectures begin across Scotland

Tech
Schoolchildren give flowers to their teacher. (Picture: Getty)

Jane Bradley: Why giving Christmas gifts to teachers can be a bad idea

Opinion

Scotland’s weather: A full list of school closures

News

Scottish classroom left in tears as 20th teacher in four years quits

Education

End looms for handwritten exams in Scottish schools

News

Alastair Dalton: Park-and-stride could fix school-run congestion

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

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

Opinion
Dog hunting crimes have risen sharply in Scotland.

Hunting dog crimes in Scotland more than double

News

Humza Yousaf asked to clarify his plans for low emission zone

Politics

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

News

Heavy snow and 75mph winds forecast for Scotland

News

Leader comment: Planet Earth is not ready for 200-year-old humans

Opinion
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
Three-week-old Vanellope Hope Wilkins had an incredibly rare condition which meant her heart grew on the outside of the body (Picture: PA)

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

Opinion
A report has found the pressure on health services is not sustainable over the festive period as nurses warn they are at breaking-point over low pay.

NHS pressures unsustainable as nurses hit ‘breaking point’

Politics
Naomi Findlay and Dean Wilkins spend precious time with daughter Vanellope Hope as she recovers from her life-saving operations, Picture: Ben Birchall/PA

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

News
Fraser Morton's son died at Crosshouse Hospital near Kilmarnock

Father of stillborn baby believes NHS ‘failed’ his son

News
A record number of Scottish children are obese or overweight

Almost one quarter of P1 pupils are overweight or obese

Health

Glasgow residents ‘resign themselves’ to living with bed bugs

News

A&E departments miss Scottish Government’s waiting targets

News

Man flu ‘may exist after all’

News

Breakthrough in fight against Huntington’s disease

Health

Peter Kay cancels live tour due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’

Lifestyle
Chris Froome pictured in the final stage of La Vuelta in Madrid. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Chris Froome could be stripped of Vuelta title after drugs test result

Cycling
Donald Trump, right, speaks to Prime Minister Theresa May during a NATO summit of heads of state in Brussels. Picture: AP/Matt Dunham

Donald Trump’s UK visit set to go ahead despite tweets row

Politics
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

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

Opinion

Martyn McLaughlin: How fathers could spend more time with their kids

Opinion

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

Opinion

Breakthrough in fight against Huntington’s disease

Health
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JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

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Finance Secretary Derek Mackay delivers his Scottish Budget statement tomorrow (Picture: Lisa Ferguson)

Scott Macnab: A tartan tax hike that could test devolution

Opinion
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
Drones are becoming increasingly popular

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

Opinion
Theresa May has gone from zero to hero in a matter of days  but strategic ambiguity may yet be her undoing. Picture: Getty

Ayesha Hazarika: Theresa May must now take on Brexit’s Stormtroopers

Opinion
Fathers have been slow to take up parental leave, largely because of the drop in earnings

Martyn McLaughlin: How fathers could spend more time with their kids

Opinion
Police must not ignore supposedly minor crimes like vandalism and smashed windows (Picture: Ian Georgeson)

Chris Marshall: Police Scotland must not ignore ‘minor’ crimes

Opinion

Leader comment: Let’s build a sporting nation

Opinion

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

Opinion

Chris Forbes: ‘I lost my dad on Christmas day, the festive period is relentless’

Opinion

John McLellan: Viewers should prepare for more Auntie Beeb

Opinion
Democrat Doug Jones has beaten Republican Roy Moore in Alabama. Picture: AP Photo/John Bazemore

Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate election

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

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

Opinion

Corsican nationalists secure historic election victory

World
Russian President Vladimir Putin, center left, and Syrian President Bashar Assad, 2nd right, meet with military personnel at the Hemeimeem air base in Syria. Picture: Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP

Vladimir Putin declares Russian victory as forces withdrawn from Syria

World

Man arrested after pipe bomb explodes in New York rush hour

World

California wildfires scorch area larger than New York City

World

‘First ripple of freedom’ for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe jailed in Iran

News 2

Hopes soar for first direct flights between Scotland and China

News 18
Edinburgh Airport. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scots airline pilots have sexiest voices, survey finds

Odd

Diner hits out after Edinburgh restaurant call her ‘pain in the ass woman’

News
The object. Picture: ESO

Scientists claim mystery object could be alien spaceship

Odd
Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients' unrealistic expectations of what they can expect from their GP. Picture: Channel 5/PA Wire

Peppa Pig’s GP blamed for ‘unrealistic’ beliefs

News
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
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
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
PR guru Max Clifford has died at the age of 74. Picture: PA

Obituary: Max Clifford, public relations puppet master who fell from grace

Obituaries

Obituary: Sir Peter Burt, banker, ITV chairman and expert amateur golfer

Obituaries

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

Opinion 6
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

News
Ari Behn and Princess Martha Louise's. Picture: Wikimedia

Kevin Spacey 'groped' Norwegian king's son-in-law

Celebrity 2
Josh Littlejohn, founder of Social Bite, which is organising the Sleep in the Park event in Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens (Picture: Jon Savage)

Stephen Jardine: How sandwich charity is building houses for homeless

Opinion 2