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SNP MSP criticised over response to Scottish soldiers killed by IRA

Politics
Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of former football coach Barry Bennell appearing at Liverpool Crown Court. Picture: Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire

‘Devil incarnate’ paedophile Barry Bennell jailed for 30 years

UK
Anas Sarwar said more needed to be done to encourage ethnic minorities to enter the teaching profession in Scotland. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland needs more ethnic minority head teachers, says Sarwar

Politics

Pete Wishart rules himself out of SNP deputy race

Politics

University of Edinburgh students demand lecture strike compensation

News

BBC dismisses SNP MSP’s claims over Question Time representation

Politics

Nicola Sturgeon: Morrissey should stick to music

Music

Irvine Welsh: ‘I had a criminal record aged 8’

Books
KFC has closed around half of its Scottish outlets

KFC closes Scottish restaurants after running out of chicken

Retail

Lesley Riddoch: ‘Tenants versus trees’ row has echoes of the Highland Clearances

Lesley Riddoch

Pete Wishart rules himself out of SNP deputy race

Politics 40
Nigel Farage (right) has been a regular guest on Question Time over the years, including this 2013 episode in Edinburgh. Picture: Joey Kelly

BBC dismisses SNP MSP’s claims over Question Time representation

Politics 32
Morrissey played the Hyrdo in Glasgow on Saturday. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon: Morrissey should stick to music

Music 52
The cenotaph in Belfast city centre, which became a focus for public mourning following the 1971 killings

SNP MSP criticised over response to Scottish soldiers killed by IRA

Politics 489
The union said it is of the firm belief that the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service had many opportunities to resolve issues. Picture: John Devlin

Fire brigades union passes no confidence vote on Scottish leadership

News 11
Anas Sarwar said more needed to be done to encourage ethnic minorities to enter the teaching profession in Scotland. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland needs more ethnic minority head teachers, says Sarwar

Politics 269

Brian Monteith: Jeremy Corbyn has some explaining to do over Czech spy meetings

Opinion 47

Call to scrap ‘sport tax’ plan amid fears for future of grassroots facilities

Politics 10

Details of misconduct claims against former SNP minister revealed

Politics 18

Morrissey jibe at Nicola Sturgeon met with boos at Scottish gig

Music 369
Ayr Main Street. Picture: Google

Man jailed for savage attack on Golden Retriever in Ayr

Transport 3

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

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

Railway chief targets Edinburgh-Glasgow in 39 minutes

Transport 30

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 18
Anas Sarwar said more needed to be done to encourage ethnic minorities to enter the teaching profession in Scotland. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland needs more ethnic minority head teachers, says Sarwar

Politics 269

University of Edinburgh students demand lecture strike compensation

News 56
University of Edinburgh. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Leader comment: Students right to demand money back over university strike disruption

Opinion 4

Concerns over ‘diluted’ teacher training standards

News 30
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

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

Education 86

Plea for evidence to support John Swinney’s school reforms

Politics 30

Minister Nick Gibb refuses to answer times table question on TV

News 12

Scotland’s trainee teachers set to get lessons from children

Education 56
Extreme wintry conditions have seen Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team, the busiest in Scotland, called out to 16 searches over the past four weeks alone

Major rescue after skier falls 200m in Nevis range

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

Parts of UK shaken by 4.4 magnitude earthquake

News 8
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

Anger after suspected killing of golden eagle near Edinburgh

Environment 25

Rare butterfly breeds in Scotland for first time in 130 years

Environment

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

News 11
It's been reported that The Halo Trust has suspended a staff member following a sexual assault allegation. Picture: Greg Macvean

Scots-based international charity in fresh reports of sexual misconduct

UK 2
Medical marijuana on display at a dispensary in Los Angeles, California. Picture: Getty

Calls for British boy to be given medical cannabis licence

UK 24
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 13
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 57
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 5
'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

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

News

Fish cakes withdrawn after being contaminated with plastic and metal

News 1

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

News

Children as young as two receive weight help

UK 1
Nigel Farage (right) has been a regular guest on Question Time over the years, including this 2013 episode in Edinburgh. Picture: Joey Kelly

BBC dismisses SNP MSP’s claims over Question Time representation

Politics 32
The cenotaph in Belfast city centre, which became a focus for public mourning following the 1971 killings

SNP MSP criticised over response to Scottish soldiers killed by IRA

Politics 489
Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of former football coach Barry Bennell appearing at Liverpool Crown Court. Picture: Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire

‘Devil incarnate’ paedophile Barry Bennell jailed for 30 years

UK
It's been reported that The Halo Trust has suspended a staff member following a sexual assault allegation. Picture: Greg Macvean

Scots-based international charity in fresh reports of sexual misconduct

UK 2

Kirsty Gunn: Be warned Stagecoach, you may end up in my next novel

Opinion 1

‘Time’s up Theresa’ protesters invade Bafta red carpet

TV & Radio 17

Labour MP wants regulator to review ATM funding changes

Financial 1

Calls for British boy to be given medical cannabis licence

UK 24
Jeremy Corbyn, MP for Islington North.

Brian Monteith: Jeremy Corbyn has some explaining to do over Czech spy meetings

Opinion 47
Forestry in the Borders  Pic: Neil Hanna

Lesley Riddoch: ‘Tenants versus trees’ row has echoes of the Highland Clearances

Opinion 27
University of Edinburgh. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Leader comment: Students right to demand money back over university strike disruption

Opinion 4
Alan Strain is head of Davidson Chalmers employment team

Alan Strain: Negotiating around pay inequality

Opinion
Kirstin Nee is Senior Underwriter at DUAL Asset Underwriting, a partner agency of Mlllar & Bryce

Kirstin Nee: Avoid being held to ransom over ransom strips

Opinion
Philip Buchan is an Associate with Murray Beith Murray

Philip Buchan: Rural concerns over Private Residential Tenancy rules

Opinion
Eve Muirhead is a picture of concentration during the Women's Round Robin Session 1 match with the OAR. Picture: PA

Curlers’ agony not fair play

Opinion

Brian Ferguson: Music making a welcome return to centrestage at the Edinburgh Fringe

Lifestyle

Kirsty Gunn: Be warned Stagecoach, you may end up in my next novel

Opinion 1

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

Opinion 78

Leader: Bold action needed to tackle obesity crisis

Opinion 5
Letters from St Kilda were launched in a waterproof box.

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

World 1
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 180

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

News

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

News 4
The brothel has closed down following complaints

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

Odd 22
Alan Strain is head of Davidson Chalmers employment team

Alan Strain: Negotiating around pay inequality

Opinion
Kirstin Nee is Senior Underwriter at DUAL Asset Underwriting, a partner agency of Mlllar & Bryce

Kirstin Nee: Avoid being held to ransom over ransom strips

Opinion
Philip Buchan is an Associate with Murray Beith Murray

Philip Buchan: Rural concerns over Private Residential Tenancy rules

Opinion
Dr Jack Wilson

Obituary: Dr JB Wilson, GP and historian

Obituaries
Kim Kinnie

Obituary: Kim Kinnie, Scottish comedy pioneer

Obituaries
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

Morrissey jibe at Nicola Sturgeon met with boos at Scottish gig

Music 369
Paloma Faith praised Scotland's First Minister. Picture: Ian Georgeson

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

News 76
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

News 16