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Independent Scotland economy would need 25 years to catch up

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Russian president Vladimir Putin. Picture: Peter Muhly/PA Wire

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

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SNP Growth Commission report: ‘Enough grandstanding’ say opposition parties

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National Youth Assembly moderator Robin Downie at the General Assembly in Edinburgh

Scotland’s Kirk told to ‘give young the chance of leadership’

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Science teacher tackled Indiana school shooter in heroic act

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Man charged with sister’s murder after body found near Perth

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Does the Growth Commission boost the case for Scottish independence?

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Scotland trains could be slowed due to May bank holiday heat

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The cast of T2 Trainspotting. A man has attempted to film the Trainspotting sequel in a Glasgow cinema. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Photos

Man convicted for filming T2 Trainspotting in Glasgow cinema

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Tom Peterkin: Get ready, it’s indyref Groundhog Day again

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Does the Growth Commission boost the case for Scottish independence?

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SNP Growth Commission report: ‘Enough grandstanding’ say opposition parties

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Independent Scotland economy would need 25 years to catch up

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Russian president Vladimir Putin. Picture: Peter Muhly/PA Wire

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

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn standing on the rooftop of the City Hotel in Derry City. Picture: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn says Northern Ireland needs voice at Brexit table

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

Scotland school clothing grant of £100 to relieve family pressure

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Video: Inside the Sustainable Growth Commission report

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SNP Growth Commission: Independence not a ‘magic economic wand’

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SNP Growth Commission: Indy Scotland needs up to 25 years to equal similar economies

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SNP Growth Commission: Independent Scotland would keep pound in short term

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A train fitted with one of the new windscreens. Picture: James Garthwaite

New ScotRail trains to finally run after windscreen problem fixed

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

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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

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One dead after four vehicle crash on Maybury Road

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New contest rather than state control for NorthLink ferries

Transport 5

Scots-Gaelic railway map uncovers meaning of station names

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One dead and five injured in three-car-crash on A9

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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

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

Scotland school clothing grant of £100 to relieve family pressure

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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
The 303rd City of Glasgow Guides enjoy some games.

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

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Scots-Gaelic railway map uncovers meaning of station names

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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’

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John Swinney to look again at Primary One school testing regime

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£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

Leader comment: A dated approach to history

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Revealed: The Scottish beaches rated ‘excellent’

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

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

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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’

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

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Church of Scotland votes to keep fossil fuel investment

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

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Perthshire nature reserve welcomes first osprey chick of 2018

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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

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Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport. Picture: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

New bill to ensure NHS meets trained staff requirements

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Hundreds of thousands of pounds have been raised to Weir's campaign to improve MND research. Picture: Contributed

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

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Treatment of dementia patients was 'generally good', the Mental Welfare Commission found.

Dementia patients’ medication prompts care plan concerns

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Too much television has been linked to serious health issues.

‘Too much TV’ linked to heart disease and cancer

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Judy Murray to set up foundation to tackle obesity

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‘Whistleblower’ woman was ‘taped to chair and gagged by colleagues’

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Scots medical chiefs warn NHS ‘stretched to the limit’ by Brexit

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Public urged to share their NHS stories for 70th anniversary

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Russian president Vladimir Putin. Picture: Peter Muhly/PA Wire

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

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Sheku Kanneh-Mason performs for millions at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Teenage cellist from royal wedding soars in UK music charts

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McDonald's board has voted against a ban on plastic straws

McDonald’s votes to keep using plastic straws

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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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SNP Growth Commission: Independent Scotland would keep pound in short term

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Plane taking Irish voters home for abortion referendum struck by jet at Stansted

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Nuns’ care home set to close after 155 years

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

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There is no obligation on consumers to accept a smart meter, Martin notes. Picture: Contributed.

Comment: Seeking smarter solutions to metering problems

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David Alexander is managing director of DJ Alexander. Picture: Contributed

David Alexander comment: Residential internet sales could teach high street

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Brian Wilson: Poor, kids and pensioners bear brunt of SNP austerity

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The 303rd City of Glasgow Guides enjoy some games.

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

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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 3
We're all rich in the minds of children, if not in reality

Leader comment: Rediscovering the optimism of a child

Opinion
Louis Theroux's documentary film about the Church of Scientology was revealing

Jim Duffy: Louis Theroux needs to find out if the SNP is a cult

Opinion 27

Sam Gyimah: Scotland can boldly go in new space race

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Joyce McMillan: Ruth Davidson could be leader of independent Scotland

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Darren McGarvey: A journey from wits’ end to Orwell Prize nomination

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David Whiteford: Train route could be ‘Orient Express of the North’

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Noblesville Middle School. Picture: Google.

Science teacher tackled Indiana school shooter in heroic act

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Russian president Vladimir Putin. Picture: Peter Muhly/PA Wire

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

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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

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A voter leaves a polling to station after, where people can vote in the Irish abortion referendum. Picture: AFP/Getty

Polls open for Ireland’s abortion referendum

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15 injured after bomb explosion in Ontario restaurant

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Harvey Weinstein expected to surrender to New York police

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Morgan Freeman facing ‘multiple’ sex harassment allegations

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Couple murdered French nanny over ‘bizarre Boyzone obssession’

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

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

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Video: Seoul vlogger Korean Billy creates ‘Glasgow Guide’

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Dog becomes adopted parent to nine ducklings

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The 303rd City of Glasgow Guides enjoy some games.

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

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Andy Merriman with his daughter Sarah

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

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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

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Douglas Hemmings OBE

Obituary: Douglas Hemmings OBE, local government official

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Pat O'Flaherty (Picture: Paul Parke)

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

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Prof Joe Thomson

Appreciation: Joe Thomson, academic and Scottish Law Commissioner

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High Currie

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

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Man convicted for filming T2 Trainspotting in Glasgow cinema

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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

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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

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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

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