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Nicola Sturgeon accused of trying to ‘eradicate’ Union flag from Scotland

News
Child poverty levels in parts of Glasgow are approaching 50 per cent

Almost half of inner Glasgow children living in poverty

Politics
Women in the World, the brainchild of British-born journalist Tina Brown, is holding a fringe event at Davos (Picture: Getty)

Ruth Davidson: Women are taking on male global elite at Davos

Opinion
Currie High School is one of the schools on the list of those in need of repair. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh schools face disruption over £153m repair backlog

Education

Scotland’s weather: 90mph gales cause travel disruption

News

Proposed police merger could be paused over ‘leadership challenges’

News

Success of Kyle Edmund could see Andy Murray lose No1 spot

Andy Murray

Darren McGarvey: Comparing Sturgeon to Thatcher is deeply offensive

Darren McGarvey

Number 10 mocked over ‘gaffe-filled’ Burns Night guest list

Politics 938

Nicola Sturgeon accused of trying to ‘eradicate’ Union flag from Scotland

News 571
Homelessness had been falling since the start of the decade but is now rising again

Homelessness on the rise again Scotland

News 20
A proposed merger between Police Scotland and transport police could be put on hold

Proposed police merger could be paused over ‘leadership challenges’

News 2
Child poverty levels in parts of Glasgow are approaching 50 per cent

Almost half of inner Glasgow children living in poverty

Politics 152
French President Emmanuel Macron's style and substance leaves Theresa May in the shade (Picture: AFP/Getty)

Ayesha Hazarika: The UK’s answer to smart, straight-shooter Macron

Opinion 6
Women in the World, the brainchild of British-born journalist Tina Brown, is holding a fringe event at Davos (Picture: Getty)

Ruth Davidson: Women are taking on male global elite at Davos

Opinion 4

Leader comment: Edinburgh’s £153m repair bill may be just the start

Opinion 1

Chris Marshall: We need to know why prison inmates get released

Opinion

Date for 20mph rollout in Edinburgh South revealed

Transport 3

Swinney to Edinburgh tram inquiry: ‘I didn’t want Government to get blame’

Transport 18
James Watt and Martin Dickie have plans to extend the BrewDog brand

BrewDog eyes opening a pub at Edinburgh Airport

Transport 2
Forth Road Bridge. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Forth Road Bridge to get first paint job since 1964

News 17

In pictures: Train derails in Scottish Highlands after landslide

Transport

Edinburgh Trams introduce contactless payments

Transport 3

Weather update: police warn drivers as snow starts to melt

Transport 29
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will visit the University of Edinburgh, Picture: AFP/Getty

Bill Gates set for University of Edinburgh agriculture visit

News 2
Childrens services and early years care need highly-qualified staff and better resources, says Dave Watson

Dave Watson: Nursery education isn’t child’s play – it needs investment to be top quality

Opinion
Iain Cameron, Head Teacher at Spark of Genius Caledonian School, member of the Scottish Childrens Services Coalition

Iain Cameron: Kids in care need more help at school than their peers – let’s give them a better future

Opinion
Currie High School is one of the schools on the list of those in need of repair. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh schools face disruption over £153m repair backlog

Education 22
Picture: PA

Poor students outperformed by rich at universities

Politics 16
Zakia Moulaoui from Invisible Cities who is providing haircuts and handing out toiletries to homeless people from the police box on Leith Walk. Photograph: Greg Macvean

Barbers think outside the box to give homeless free haircuts

Education 1
Plastic-stemmed cotton buds were one of the most common items found on Cramond Beach (Picture: Catherine Gemmell/Marine Conservation Society)

Jane Bradley: Toxic plastic waste is returning from sea to poison us

Opinion 10

Lauren Brown: Employers should tap into a well of creative ideas from a diverse workforce

Opinion 4

S. Karly Kehoe, Debora B. F. Kayembe and Shawki Al-Dubaee: Academic refugees have much to offer countries which give them a safe haven

Opinion 8

Scotland faces severe accommodation shortage for university students on campus

Politics 2
Rupert Murdoch. Photographer: Adrian Moser/Bloomberg News

Fox takeover of Sky ‘not in public interest’ says regulator

Environment 4
Artists from the US have created Climoji, a special set of emoticons for use in dicussions about climate change

Ilona Amos: There’s some good news – and bad – about global warming

Opinion 2

Scotland’s weather: Drivers told to stay off the roads

Transport 99

Plastic levels at Scapa Flow ‘similar to Forth and Clyde’

Environment 2

Controversial Highland dunes golf course moves a step closer

Environment 18

‘No-one came to check on us’: Motorists relive horror night stuck in Scottish snow

Environment 67
Drug addiction should be treated as a public health issue (Picture: Getty)

Martyn McLaughlin: The city where drug deaths are 1,315% above average

Opinion
Brits will live longer.

Britons ‘to live longer but suffer more diseases’

News
Humphrey Errington of Errington Cheese. Picture: Neil Hanna

Council to take Errington Cheese to court over E.coli warning

News 6
Almost 86 per cent of A&E patients were dealt with within the four-hour target time

Scottish A&E waiting times performance improving despite flu outbreak

News
Doctors are urging the Scottish Government to review "preventable" child deaths

Scottish Government urged to act on ‘preventable’ child deaths

News 7
Neil Diamond  / AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

Neil Diamond retiring from touring after Parkinson’s diagnosis

News
Shona Robison has been under pressure over the NHS. Picture: Greg Macvean

Senior medic calls for NHS to focus on patients instead of targets

News 254

David Galloway: NHS is being harmed by politically driven targets

Opinion 9

Young women avoiding smear tests over body embarrassment

News 2

Barbers think outside the box to give homeless free haircuts

Education 1
Childrens services and early years care need highly-qualified staff and better resources, says Dave Watson

Dave Watson: Nursery education isn’t child’s play – it needs investment to be top quality

Opinion
French President Emmanuel Macron's style and substance leaves Theresa May in the shade (Picture: AFP/Getty)

Ayesha Hazarika: The UK’s answer to smart, straight-shooter Macron

Opinion 6
Women in the World, the brainchild of British-born journalist Tina Brown, is holding a fringe event at Davos (Picture: Getty)

Ruth Davidson: Women are taking on male global elite at Davos

Opinion 4
Drug addiction should be treated as a public health issue (Picture: Getty)

Martyn McLaughlin: The city where drug deaths are 1,315% above average

Opinion

White supremacist ‘planned murderous attack on gay pride pub event’

News

Mike Clancy: The Government’s actions show defence is a low priority

Opinion

Hannah Utley: What a drama! How conversation starters can build real connections

Culture

Darren McGarvey: Comparing Sturgeon to Thatcher is deeply offensive

Opinion 602
Childrens services and early years care need highly-qualified staff and better resources, says Dave Watson

Dave Watson: Nursery education isn’t child’s play – it needs investment to be top quality

Opinion
Iain Cameron, Head Teacher at Spark of Genius Caledonian School, member of the Scottish Childrens Services Coalition

Iain Cameron: Kids in care need more help at school than their peers – let’s give them a better future

Opinion
French President Emmanuel Macron's style and substance leaves Theresa May in the shade (Picture: AFP/Getty)

Ayesha Hazarika: The UK’s answer to smart, straight-shooter Macron

Opinion 6
Women in the World, the brainchild of British-born journalist Tina Brown, is holding a fringe event at Davos (Picture: Getty)

Ruth Davidson: Women are taking on male global elite at Davos

Opinion 4
Drug addiction should be treated as a public health issue (Picture: Getty)

Martyn McLaughlin: The city where drug deaths are 1,315% above average

Opinion
The beauty of Portree on Skye, just before sunset, is one reason why tourists can't resist the island (Picture: Getty)

Leader comment: Scotland’s just too attractive

Opinion
The collapse of a wall at Edinburgh's Oxgangs Primary School put the state of the city's public buildings under extra scrutiny (Picture: PA)

Leader comment: Edinburgh’s £153m repair bill may be just the start

Opinion 1

Chris Marshall: We need to know why prison inmates get released

Opinion

Nick Freer: You don’t need to be a geek to succeed in coding

Tech 2

Mike Clancy: The Government’s actions show defence is a low priority

Opinion

Euan McColm: Political football was no way to tackle bigots

Opinion 3
Women in the World, the brainchild of British-born journalist Tina Brown, is holding a fringe event at Davos (Picture: Getty)

Ruth Davidson: Women are taking on male global elite at Davos

Opinion 4
Chief of the General Staff General Nick Carter, seen inspecting soldiers in Winchester, has warned about the military threat posed by Russia (Picture: AFP/Getty)

Leader comment: The Great Powers are playing a dangerous game

Opinion 4
Jacinda Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford, speak to the press outside their home in Auckland. Picture: Hannah Peters/Getty

Dani Garavelli: Let’s share in premier’s joy at having a baby on board

Opinion 14
Afghan security personnel stand guard as black smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Picture; AP

Afghan forces end Intercontinental Hotel siege

World

US Government shutdown - now what?

World 39

What are the odds of Trump surviving 2018 in office? An expert crunches the numbers

Politics 12

Independence push surges ahead as Catalonia parliament elects speaker

News 3

Watch: Crabbies get into Burns Day spirit with unique version of ‘500 Miles’

News
Youtube influencers are now banned. Picture: PA Wire

Hotel owner bans ‘vloggers’ after free stay request

UK 114
The Duke of Cambridge shows off his new haircut. Picture: Matt Dunham/PA Wire

Prince William’s new buzz cut ‘cost £180’

UK 6
Childrens services and early years care need highly-qualified staff and better resources, says Dave Watson

Dave Watson: Nursery education isn’t child’s play – it needs investment to be top quality

Opinion
Iain Cameron, Head Teacher at Spark of Genius Caledonian School, member of the Scottish Childrens Services Coalition

Iain Cameron: Kids in care need more help at school than their peers – let’s give them a better future

Opinion
5 Soldiers by the Rosie Kay Dance Company, pictured at Edinburgh Castle by Colin Hattersley

Hannah Utley: What a drama! How conversation starters can build real connections

Culture
Former England captain Jimmy Armfield Picture: Don Morley/Allsport UK/Getty Images

Obituary: Jimmy Armfield, former England football captain, respected manager and BBC commentator

Obituaries
Hugh Masekela performs during the 2006 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Picture: AP Photo/Jeff Christensen

Obituary: Hugh Masakela, jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist

Obituaries
Major General Charles Ramsay wins the Sprot Prize in 1977

Obituary: Major General Charles Ramsay, career soldier who embodied the qualities of a leader

Obituaries 1

Oscars 2018: Shape of Water lands 13 nominations for Academy Awards

News
Neil Diamond  / AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images

Neil Diamond retiring from touring after Parkinson’s diagnosis

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Kieran Tierney, left, is a big fan of Celtic supporter Conor McGregor. Picturses: Getty Images

Conor McGregor attends training session in Kieran Tierney Celtic top

Celtic 6
Andy Murray will knock down the existing property in Surrey. Picture: PA

Andy Murray wins battle to build pool and gym at new home

Andy Murray 8
Meghan Markle received an apron as an official Royal gift last year. Picture: Getty Images

Meghan Markle gets an apron as first official Royal gift

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