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Scots private school headteacher ‘betrayed’ by SNP rates hike

Politics
A lurcher romps in the snow near Peebles. Forecasters warn that rain today may turn to ice on frozen ground. Photograph: Ian Georgeson

Scotland weather: Met Office in fresh ice hazard warning

News
A bitcoin ATM in Glasgows Sauchiehall Street. Picture: John Devlin

Insight: The Scots investors in the Bitcoin boom

Tech
The SPUC said it had received advice from an advocate suggesting that misoprostol could not be taken without some form of medical supervision.

Pro-life group fights plans to allow women to have home abortions

News

Euan McColm: Rage at rebels betrays panic of Brexiteers

Opinion

Warning not to travel on Scotland’s ‘frantic Friday’

Transport

Scots actor Joe McFadden wins Strictly Come Dancing grand final

TV & Radio

Dani Garavelli: Police Scotland firearms policy lacks scrutiny

Opinion
The young stars of Mystique no 375, which BBC Alba will broadcast on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

BBC Alba children’s drama picked up for broadcast across Europe

TV & Radio

Dani Garavelli: Police Scotland firearms policy lacks scrutiny

Dani Garavelli
Rod Grant with his pupils in the grounds of Clifton Hall School. Picture: Jon Savage

Scots private school headteacher ‘betrayed’ by SNP rates hike

Politics 8
The threat of terror attacks at public gatherings, such as Edinburghs Christmas Market, has necessitated a greater role for armed police. Picture: SWNS

Dani Garavelli: Police Scotland firearms policy lacks scrutiny

Opinion 4
A bitcoin ATM in Glasgows Sauchiehall Street. Picture: John Devlin

Insight: The Scots investors in the Bitcoin boom

Tech 4
Dominic Grieve, who tabled the amendment, has contacted police about threats made to him concerning the vote. Picture: Justin Tallis/Getty

Euan McColm: Rage at rebels betrays panic of Brexiteers

Opinion 28
The SPUC said it had received advice from an advocate suggesting that misoprostol could not be taken without some form of medical supervision.

Pro-life group fights plans to allow women to have home abortions

News 11
Russian president Vladimir Putin. Picture: AFP/Getty

Russia ridicules suggestion it could cut undersea communications cables

Politics 1
Alex Rowley has resigned as deputy leader of Scottish Labour. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Alex Rowley quits as Scottish Labour deputy leader

Politics 62

Cameron to lead billion-dollar China trade fund

Politics 2

Leader: Taxing private schools won’t raise standards

Education 1

Video: Scotland’s Education System in Numbers

Education

Lawyers to turn their backs on police duty work

News 11
Drivers have been warned of heavy congestion on Friday

Warning not to travel on Scotland’s ‘frantic Friday’

Transport
The scene outside The Balmoral Hotel today. Picture: Jon Savage

Man hit by masonry from Balmoral Hotel on Princes Street

News 16
Prestwick Airport. Picture: John Devlin

Prestwick continues to cost taxpayers after £4m loss

News 21
The MV Fame lost engine power. Picture: Youtube

Video: cargo vessel thrown about in waves after losing power

Transport

Virgin Trains strike hits services to Scotland

News 1

Allegations of corrupt trams payment claims to be examined

Transport 3
Rod Grant with his pupils in the grounds of Clifton Hall School. Picture: Jon Savage

Scots private school headteacher ‘betrayed’ by SNP rates hike

Politics 8
Rod Grant, headmaster of Clifton Hall School, has criticised the narrow-mindedness of government policy. Picture: Jon Savage

Leader: Taxing private schools won’t raise standards

Education 1

Video: Scotland’s Education System in Numbers

Education
The Queen Elizabeth University. Picture: John Devlin

How Glasgow University is driving forward innovation in human imaging

Tech

Leader comment: Axing of private schools’ rates relief a bad move

Opinion 91

Edinburgh school fails to fill vacancies at second attempt

News
Yes Chef - Daniel, Jordan, Scott

Paul Carberry: Big Yes for award-winning scheme turning young offenders into chefs

Opinion

Scottish Budget 2017: Private schools hit with £5m rates hike

Politics 617

Leadership groups focus on improving lives affected by poverty in Scotland

Business

Hundreds of new secondary school classrooms need to cope with pupil roll

Education 14

Gender stereotyping in UK adverts to be banned next year

Politics 19
Trish Gentry plants a tree in the Amazonian rainforest with a member of staff from Soluciones Practicas. Photograph: Christian Aid/Elaine Duigenan

Images show how aid changes lives in the Amazon

World
Derek Mackay delivers his Scottish budget. Picture: PA

Letter: tax concession to lower paid is "patronising and derisory"

Your Say 14
The Met Office have warned that ice is on the way. Picture: PA

Scotland’s weather: Met Office warn of icy conditions

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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 8

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

Opinion

Hunting dog crimes in Scotland more than double

News 18

Humza Yousaf asked to clarify his plans for low emission zone

Politics 11
The SPUC said it had received advice from an advocate suggesting that misoprostol could not be taken without some form of medical supervision.

Pro-life group fights plans to allow women to have home abortions

News 11
Calum Ferguson, pictured on Iona, hopes his treatment for Motor Neurone Disease can be a model for others.

MND campaigner in plea for more home care

UK
Middle class parents warned against teaching their children how to drink sensibly.

Middle class parents warned not to 'teach children' how to drink

News 79
Kim Leadbeater (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Call for action on ‘social epidemic’ of loneliness

Politics
Campaigners are calling for a complete ban on energy drinks for under 16s Picture: PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Calls for ban on energy drinks being sold to kids

News
High turnover rates of care staff are hitting figures of up to 30 -50%.

NHS Lothian clash with Scottish Government over hospital care

UK 21
GPs are under pressure as their workload mounts (Picture: John Young)

Kevan Christie: Ministers’ response to GP crisis is not good enough

Opinion 2

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

News

Leader comment: Let’s build a sporting nation

Opinion

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

Opinion

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

News
Dominic Grieve, who tabled the amendment, has contacted police about threats made to him concerning the vote. Picture: Justin Tallis/Getty

Euan McColm: Rage at rebels betrays panic of Brexiteers

Opinion 28
Joe McFadden and his dance partner Katya Jones were revealed as the Strictly winners live on BBC 1

Scots actor Joe McFadden wins Strictly Come Dancing grand final

TV & Radio 21
David Cameron greets Chinese President Xi Jinping at Downing Street in 2015. The former prime minister will take charge of a fund to improve ports, roads and rail networks between China and its trading partners. Picture: Getty

Cameron to lead billion-dollar China trade fund

Politics 2
Calum Ferguson, pictured on Iona, hopes his treatment for Motor Neurone Disease can be a model for others.

MND campaigner in plea for more home care

UK

Stephen Jardine: Soggy sprouts and fun jerseys – it’s the office party

Opinion 1

Jane Bradley: Resist rampant consumerism of ‘must have’ Christmas toys

Opinion 1

When are Prince Harry and Meghan Markle getting married?

News

Sky and BT sign channel sharing deal

UK
The threat of terror attacks at public gatherings, such as Edinburghs Christmas Market, has necessitated a greater role for armed police. Picture: SWNS

Dani Garavelli: Police Scotland firearms policy lacks scrutiny

Opinion 4
Dominic Grieve, who tabled the amendment, has contacted police about threats made to him concerning the vote. Picture: Justin Tallis/Getty

Euan McColm: Rage at rebels betrays panic of Brexiteers

Opinion 28
Students will learn what it takes to be a broadcast journalist

Gary Smith: Battle against fake news enters the classroom

Media & Leisure
You should never reveal your debit or credit card PIN

James Walker: With finances in a flurry keep your head

Business
Rod Grant, headmaster of Clifton Hall School, has criticised the narrow-mindedness of government policy. Picture: Jon Savage

Leader: Taxing private schools won’t raise standards

Education 1
We know what we want on a Christmas night out: Turkey with all the trimmings (Picture: Getty)

Stephen Jardine: Soggy sprouts and fun jerseys – it’s the office party

Opinion 1

Leader comment: As Brexit looms, Scotland’s low GDP growth is worrying

Opinion 57

Martin Lewis: Where to invest the kids’ hard cash presents

Opinion

Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

News

Jane Bradley: Resist rampant consumerism of ‘must have’ Christmas toys

Opinion 1
Russian president Vladimir Putin. Picture: AFP/Getty

Russia ridicules suggestion it could cut undersea communications cables

Politics 1
Trish Gentry plants a tree in the Amazonian rainforest with a member of staff from Soluciones Practicas. Photograph: Christian Aid/Elaine Duigenan

Images show how aid changes lives in the Amazon

World
Donald Trump may seem like he's in trouble, but there are signs he could turn things around (Picture: AFP/Getty)

Bret Stephens: Think Trump is losing? Think again

Opinion 2
Sir David Attenborough meets a leatherback turtle on Trinidad (Picture: Gavin Thurston)

Joyce McMillan: This could be David Attenborough’s lasting legacy

Opinion 6

Usman Aslam: Reuniting child refugees with their families is difficult – but you can help

Opinion 3

Zimbabwe’s new president moves to chart different course

World 1

Four dead after train and school bus collide in France

World

Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate election

Politics 3
Gemma Chalmers son Jaxson can't get enough of the film Bee Movie on Netflix. Picture: SWNS

Revealed: Scot mum and child watched Bee Move 357 times this year

Lifestyle
Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released today.

Glasgow named ‘Lightsaber capital of the UK’

News
Edinburgh Airport. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scots airline pilots have sexiest voices, survey finds

Odd
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 1
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
Willie Melville,well known retired Oban banker, stalwart volunteer with Oban RNLI lifeboat.

Obituary: Willie Melville, banker and stalwart volunteer with the Oban RNLI lifeboat

Obituaries
Anna Krzystek, dancer and choreographer

Obituary: Anna Krzystek, dancer and choreographer

Obituaries
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

Scotland stars to turn out for dementia charity benefit

Lifestyle
Murray has previously had to hit back at suggestions he was anti-English after he jokingly said he wanted anyone but England to win during the 2006 World Cup. Picture: PA

Andy Murray hits back at Rodney Marsh over ‘anti-English’ claims

News 20
Ed Sheeran performs for ABC's "Good Morning America" show in New York City's Central Park. (Picture: Getty)

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

Opinion 7
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