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Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard

Richard Leonard claims Nicola Sturgeon is ‘most divisive UK politician since Thatcher’

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Traffic on St John's Road, Corstorphine.

Polluted streets ‘still poisoning lungs’ in Scotland

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Queen Elizabeth - What will happen when the monarch dies?

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Alan Cumming makes £64K profit on ‘Indyref flat’ he bought in Edinburgh

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Labour calls for Scottish Government review of Carillion contracts

Politics

Scotland’s weather: Glasgow Airport reopens after temporarily closing due to snow

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Single passengers may not share a cabin on Caledonian Sleeper trains after next month. Photograph: Iain McLean

Sharing with stranger on Scotland-London sleeper train to be banned

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Leader comment: Sturgeon is right about Scotland’s Brexit problem

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Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard

Richard Leonard claims Nicola Sturgeon is ‘most divisive UK politician since Thatcher’

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Alan Cumming and Nicola Sturgeon at a flash mob meeting outside the Yes Campaign office in Finnieston , Glasgow in 2014. Picture: TSPL

Alan Cumming makes £64K profit on ‘Indyref flat’ he bought in Edinburgh

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Henry Bolton faces the axe as Ukip leader after the no confidence vote

Henry Bolton fears for Ukip’s future after vote of no confidence

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Carillion was involved in a �23 million platform extension project at Edinburgh Waverley

Labour calls for Scottish Government review of Carillion contracts

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Daniel and Joanna Campbell at the Leaf & Bean cafe, which has been hit hard by the rise. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Rates loophole brings businesses to their knees

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David Mundell under pressure to drop Carillion interim chief exec as adviser

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Corbyn’s Labour pours cold water on federalism

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Euan McColm: Offensive Behaviour at Football Act was no way to tackle bigots

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Commuters have been warned of potential delays.

Severe disruption on Glasgow - Edinburgh services

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Glasgow Airport temporarily closed due to snow.

Scotland’s weather: Glasgow Airport reopens after temporarily closing due to snow

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Police officers are appealing for information.

Police officer forced to take ‘evasive action’ following attempted hit and run

Stirling

In pictures: Edinburgh’s lost railway stations

Transport 8

Overnight ice causes delays and accidents on Scotland’s roads

Transport 5

Milder weather ahead as commuters struggle in snow

Transport 3

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

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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
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 8
Employers can reap the benefit of a diverse workforce

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

Opinion 4
S. Karly Kehoe, Member of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland

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

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Two-thirds of Scottish teachers do not get ‘sufficient’ mental health training

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Which Scottish schools could be closed tomorrow due to snow?

Education 1

Scottish high school sparks debate over pheasant-butchering lesson

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

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Scientists discovered worryingly high levels of plastic waste at Scapa Flow. Picture: Scapa Flow Wrecks

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

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Rescued baby hedgehog receives hydrotherapy from Scottish SPCA

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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
Dr John Montgomery, right, the lead GP on the Govan SHIP, with practice manager Vince McGarry. Photograph: Nick Ponty

Leading doctor warns new GP contract fails to meet needs of poor patients

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Gardener with a handful of freshly harvested potatoes

Science unearths neglected health food: potatoes

Health 5

A better way to encourage sinners like me to eat veg

Opinion
St John's Hospital in Livingston. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Protest held over ongoing closure of vital children’s ward

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Shona Robison.

SNP accused of betrayal over closure of children’s ward

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Richard Leonard pledges to ‘boot out’ PFI deals from NHS

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Number of flu cases in Scotland rises for third straight week

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New GP contract approved after backing from profession

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Health fears over surge in football betting sponsorship

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Her Majesty The Queen. Picture; PA

Queen Elizabeth - What will happen when the monarch dies?

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St John's Hospital in Livingston. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Protest held over ongoing closure of vital children’s ward

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A green salad with spinach, quinoa, walnuts and dried cranberries (Picture: Getty)

Stephen Jardine: Veganism and Brexit show how divided we are

Opinion 4
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 8

John McLellan: How I took on a dodgy cold caller selling insurance

Opinion 6

Hotel owner bans ‘vloggers’ after free stay request

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

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Boris Johnson proposes bridge across the English Channel

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The cold can make motorists more careless about security

James Walker: yellow warnings for your no claims bonus

Business

A better way to encourage sinners like me to eat veg

Opinion
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

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Celtic fans unfurl a banner that comments on the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act. Picture: Rob Casey/SNS Group

Euan McColm: Offensive Behaviour at Football Act was no way to tackle bigots

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If you have to give up work to care for someone in need, make sure you apply for Carers Credit. Picture: Getty

Gareth Shaw: Get credit where it’s due for carers

Opinion
A green salad with spinach, quinoa, walnuts and dried cranberries (Picture: Getty)

Stephen Jardine: Veganism and Brexit show how divided we are

Opinion 4
A 1985 artist's impression of a bridge across the English Channel (Picture: PA)

Leader comment: Boris Johnson comes up with another bonzer idea

Opinion 7

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

Opinion 8

John McLellan: How I took on a dodgy cold caller selling insurance

Opinion 6

Leader comment: Scotland finally set for digital age

Opinion 3

Alastair Dalton: ScotRail Alliance needs to work on its relationship

Opinion 2
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 13
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

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

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Independence push surges ahead as Catalonia parliament elects speaker

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Bayeux Tapestry could be put on display in Britain

UK 2

Siblings rescued after being found chained to beds

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Youtube influencers are now banned. Picture: PA Wire

Hotel owner bans ‘vloggers’ after free stay request

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

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

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A Pegasus Airlines Boing 737 passenger plane is seen struck in mud on an embankment, a day after skidding off the airstrip. Picture: OUTSTRINGER/AFP/Getty Images

Plane skids off tarmac and dangles off a cliff in Turkey

World 2
Employers can reap the benefit of a diverse workforce

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

Opinion 4
S. Karly Kehoe, Member of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland

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
The hub programme is an innovative approach to develop and deliver best-value community facilities, like Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries, crowned Best Building in Scotland last year

David MacDonald: Well-designed buildings have the power to change lives

Opinion
Adam Montgomery

Obituary: Adam Montgomery, Provost, councillor and shop steward

Obituaries
Professor Jon Oberlander has died at the age of 55. Picture: Douglas Robertson

Obituary: Jon Reid Oberlander, academic, Professor of Epistemics, co-founder and first director of the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance

Obituaries
Cyrille Regis has died at the age of 59. Picture: PA

Obituary: Cyrille Regis, footballer, England internationalist, coach and agent

Obituaries
John Simmons batting for the Berwick

Berwick 2nd XI

Obituary: John Simmons, Johnston Press Finance Manager and accomplished cricketer and rugby player

Obituaries

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

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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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Dolores O'Riordan joining Italian singer Zucchero onstage during a benefit show at the Royal Albert Hall. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Tributes after Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies

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Lorraine Kelly. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Lorraine Kelly snubbed Strictly Come Dancing offer

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