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Nicola Sturgeon: Independence debate to restart this week

Politics

Video: Person injured in wildfire on Arthur’s Seat

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Ruth Davidson repeated her warning from October 2017 that the UK is "too London-centric". Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Ruth Davidson: UK must become less London-centric to save Union

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Derelict Edinburgh cinema being brought back to life for final showing

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Watch: Flying Scotsman crosses Forth Bridge as it tours country

News

Secret post-Brexit trade deal ‘could threaten Scotch whisky’

News

Scottish independence: New Scots currency plan if Yes wins new vote

Politics
Only 9.3 per cent of ScotRail passengers choose smartcards over paper ticket. Picture: John Devlin

ScotRail passengers say no to smartcards

Transport

Bill Jamieson: Corbyn’s fuming millennials have a point

Bill Jamieson

Nicola Sturgeon: Independence debate to restart this week

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Ruth Davidson repeated her warning from October 2017 that the UK is "too London-centric". Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Ruth Davidson: UK must become less London-centric to save Union

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Secret post-Brexit trade deal ‘could threaten Scotch whisky’

News 25

Scottish independence: New Scots currency plan if Yes wins new vote

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Research shows that 87% of people would report suspicious activity to the authorities, up from 80% in 2017. File picture: Lisa Ferguson

Scots ‘increasingly likely’ to report suspected trafficking to police

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General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on Friday. Picture: iStockphoto/Getty

Insight: The GDPR revolution we can’t opt out of

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Timex employees demonstrate in 1993. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Police moles in protest groups under scrutiny

Politics 6

Kirk’s eight-armed gimmick comes under fire

Politics 5

Euan McColm: Best of enemies will thwart Davidson’s ambition

Opinion 471

The home secretary, the castle and a royal baby

Politics 1

Karen Betts: How to make whisky’s success future-proof

Opinion

Watch: Flying Scotsman crosses Forth Bridge as it tours country

News 1
George Lowder of Transport for Edinburgh and Angus Cockburn of Serco trying out the new bikes on the Royal Mile. Picture: Greg Macvean

Edinburgh cycle hire scheme launch delayed until autumn

Transport 53

River taxi could link historic Fife villages and Inchcolm

Transport 2

Alastair Dalton: Driverless vehicles a benefit but not a panacea

Opinion

Hitachi blasted by minister for "unacceptable" delays to new ScotRail trains

Transport 13
Picture: PA

Unions call for Scottish Government to abandon Education Bill

Education 63
Giving young people the skills to move into work, training or education will help keep them out of the criminal justice system.

Amelia Morgan: We must recognise that people can change – not just lock them up in jail

Opinion 1
Euan Bowen's device lights up if a player is hit hard on the pitch

New gadget will flag up risky head knocks on rugby field

Tech
Nicola Sturgeon has made education one of her government's priorities

Leader comment: Equal access to education is vital

Opinion 3

Police called to Liberton High School after ‘intruder’ reports

News

You don’t need to pull on trainers to stay healthy, finds study

Health 2

Edinburgh Council agrees new Gaelic Language Plan

Education 2

Glasgow students to revive university’s historic Latin contest

Education 10

Kirsty Gunn: Education is about more than cramming for exams

Opinion 8

Tougher MOT comes into force in UK

News 9

Conference to ask what Scotland can learn from community land ownership

Environment 6

Seaside village to get ‘green’ defences in bid to halt erosion

Environment

Remains of pregnant deer found dumped in bin bags

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Nicola Sturgeon meets Jamie Oliver at his HQ in London, where she announced new childhood obesity initiatives. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Dani Garavelli: Throwing out pizzas with swimming bath water

Health 19
Jamie Oliver meets First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in London as she announces new measures to tackle childhood obesity (Picture: PA)

Stephen Jardine: Sturgeon looks set to go Dutch on obesity

Opinion 15
Scotland needs to prepare for rising cases of dementia

Jim Duffy: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest cannot be the future of dementia care

Opinion
Doctors in Edinburgh have introduced a blood test that can identify different forms of diabetes and could see some patients come off insulin

New test could see diabetics off insulin jabs

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Arthritis in the knees can be particularly debilitating

Oliver Eaton: Natural ways to fight knee arthritis

Opinion
Exercise training did not slow cognitive impairment, the study found.

Exercise could be linked to worsening of dementia

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If you want to get out and about to get fit in Edinburgh, here are some clubs to try (Photo: Shutterstock)

9 outdoor fitness clubs to try in Edinburgh

News

Changes to ‘body clock’ can increase mental health risks

Tech

You don’t need to pull on trainers to stay healthy, finds study

Health 2

Legal challenge over plans to allow women to take abortion drug

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‘Fighting attitude’ can adversely affect cancer patients, study says

Health 1
Ruth Davidson repeated her warning from October 2017 that the UK is "too London-centric". Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Ruth Davidson: UK must become less London-centric to save Union

News 64

Secret post-Brexit trade deal ‘could threaten Scotch whisky’

News 25

Nicola Sturgeon congratulates Harry and Meghan on wedding day

News 63
The Princess Royal is patron of Scots in Great War London. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

New book will tell story of Scots soldiers in First World War London

UK

Here’s what Harry said to Meghan when she arrived at the altar

UK 1

Rangers send wishes to Harry and Meghan in Royal Wedding tweet

Celebrity 32

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry share first kiss as married couple

UK 67

In pictures: how many celebrities did you spot at the royal wedding?

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Timex employees demonstrate in 1993. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Leader: Undercover police probe helps to restore trust

Opinion
Ruth Davidson turned the Scottish Conservatives into Scotland's official opposition at Holyrood. Picture: Neil Hanna

Euan McColm: Best of enemies will thwart Davidson’s ambition

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Nicola Sturgeon meets Jamie Oliver at his HQ in London, where she announced new childhood obesity initiatives. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Dani Garavelli: Throwing out pizzas with swimming bath water

Health 19
Karen Betts was appointed by the SWA in March 2017. Photograph: Colin Hattersley

Karen Betts: How to make whisky’s success future-proof

Opinion

The surfeit of pessimists is as striking as the skills shortage

Business 1
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting married (Picture: PA)

Leader comment: Wishing Harry and Meghan good luck – they will need it

Opinion
With the police considered ineffectual, a grassroots campaign aims to reduce the tragic rate of homicides in Baltimore (Picture: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Susan Dalgety: The city that celebrates 72 hours without a fatal shooting

Opinion 11

Gail Collins: Sex scandals and an all-American sexual revolution

Opinion

John McLellan: Hope for Scottish broadcasting despite STV2’s closure

Opinion 5

Leader comment: Unsurprising but important news about Trump and women

Opinion 3

Jane Bradley: The struggle to build futuristic cities that people like

Opinion

Secret post-Brexit trade deal ‘could threaten Scotch whisky’

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Picture taken at the scene of the accident. Picture: AFP/Getty

Three survivors ‘critical’ after crash of Cuba jet carrying 110

World
With the police considered ineffectual, a grassroots campaign aims to reduce the tragic rate of homicides in Baltimore (Picture: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Susan Dalgety: The city that celebrates 72 hours without a fatal shooting

Opinion 11
Patrick Meehan resigned after he used taxpayer money to pay off a former aide who accused him of sexual harassment

Gail Collins: Sex scandals and an all-American sexual revolution

Opinion

Leader comment: Unsurprising but important news about Trump and women

Opinion 3

Jane Bradley: The struggle to build futuristic cities that people like

Opinion

Ten killed after school shooting in Texas

World 46

Plane with 113 on board crashes shortly after takeoff in Cuba

World
Brie cheese. Picture: Wikimedia Commons

Bizarre claims middle-class women are taking MDMA via cheese

Odd 6

Revealed: Survey uncovers what Scots hate most about Scotland

Odd 80

Gammon racism row: why people are arguing about gammon

Politics 49
Giving young people the skills to move into work, training or education will help keep them out of the criminal justice system.

Amelia Morgan: We must recognise that people can change – not just lock them up in jail

Opinion 1
How far do you go to beat fertility problems?  Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Clair Mermoud: Ovarian transplants give birth to ethical questions over fertility

Opinion
Derek Robertson Ch. Exec. Keep Scotland Beautiful

Derek Robertson: Roadside litter problem just keeps on growing

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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

Obituaries
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

Obituaries

Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison: ‘He woke up hurting, but couldn’t say why’

Music

Sir Elton John performs for royal newlyweds

News 4
Rangers paid tribute to the Royal Family in a tweet. Picture: SNS/Craig Williamson

Rangers send wishes to Harry and Meghan in Royal Wedding tweet

Celebrity 32

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry share first kiss as married couple

UK 67

In pictures: how many celebrities did you spot at the royal wedding?

News 3

In pictures: Meghan Markle wears wedding dress by British designer

UK 6
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