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Stephen Fry reveals cancer diagnosis for first time

UK

RBS announce first profit in 10 years

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Scots middle earners face an ‘unknown tax future’

Politics

Scotland’s weather: Snow warning as ‘beast from the East’ hits

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Scottish restaurant to charge ‘£50 booking deposit’ to prevent no-shows

News

Environment fears over Scottish independence rally on Ben Nevis

Politics

Nicola Sturgeon and Scots justice in dock after killer freed

Politics

Creative Scotland admits cover-up over controversial funding cuts

Lifestyle
Glasgow council leader Susan Aitken, who led the SNP to its first local authority election victory in the city last year. Picture: John Devlin

SNP to extend free school meals in Glasgow

Politics

Darren McGarvey: Personal responsibility is a left-wing issue too

Darren McGarvey

David Mundell backs Scottish Tory MPs over 'hard Brexit' letter

Politics 73

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon and Theresa May on standby as talks fail

Politics 673

Nicola Sturgeon and Scots justice in dock after killer freed

Politics 258
Lib Dem Party leader Vince Cable. Picture: SWNS

Vince Cable urges SNP to back second referendum on Brexit

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Environment fears over Scottish independence rally on Ben Nevis

Politics 22

Scots middle earners face an ‘unknown tax future’

Politics 439

Brian Wilson: Don’t believe everything you hear about Russia’s McMafia

Opinion 2

Leader comment: Here’s why ending rough sleeping is a moral imperative

Opinion 3

SNP plans council shake-up in Glasgow ahead of first budget

Politics 40
A standard class carriage in ScotRail's new Class 385 electric trains. Picture: ScotRail

Alastair Dalton: Delayed new trains spell more pain before gain

Opinion
British Transport Police have removed the trespasser

Naked man brings trains to a halt at Edinburgh Waverley

News
The collision has closed a lane of the M8, Picture: Traffic Scotland

Delays on M8 after crash and broken down vehicle

News
Openreach engineers install fibre cabling near Edinburgh. Picture: Openreach

Broadband firms rapped and fined for worsening roadworks

News 11

Scotland’s weather: Snow warning as ‘beast from the East’ hits

News 6

Motorist damages car in Highlands in ‘bath’ sized pothole

Transport 8

Brexit poses ‘significant’ questions for Scotland’s ports

Politics 26

From the archive: Edinburgh-Glasgow train line opens 176 years ago

Lifestyle 4
Oxgangs Primary School has previously been in the news when an outdoor wall facade gave way, Picture: Ian Georgeson

Urgent safety review after Edinburgh school’s ceiling collapses

Education
A UK-wide study of children's reading habits released today reveals Scottish secondary school pupils are not reading challenging enough books

Scots secondary school pupils choosing same novels as under-12s

Education 56
Reading is a joy, a source of learning and a way to become funnier and more interesting

Leader comment: Don’t be a literary wimp

Opinion
Male monkeys with large noses have more females in their harem

Male monkeys with big noses get the girls, proving size matters

News 2
Edinburgh University's Old College building. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Universities need to help poorer Scots pupils win places

Politics 6
Nicola Sturgeon visits Loanhead after-school club and community nursery (Picture: Andrew O'Brien)

Martyn McLaughlin: Will SNP’s childcare plans institutionalise kids?

Opinion 34
Sin�ad Rhodes is an Emeritus Member of the Young Academy of Scotland and the founder of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland Research the Headlines project.

Sinéad Rhodes: Headlines can keep you informed – but we can help you drill down into the latest research

Opinion

Call for Scots student charges to be considered in UK funding review

Education 8

University of Edinburgh students demand lecture strike compensation

News 58

Scotland needs more ethnic minority head teachers, says Sarwar

Politics 289

Leader comment: Students right to demand money back over university strike disruption

Opinion 6
Nathan Berrie, John Muir Trust Land Manager

Nathan Berrie: In this Year of Young People, let’s get them into the great outdoors

Opinion
Dr Peter Wilkie doing fieldwork in a Malaysian rainforest

Dr Peter Wilkie: Botanic Garden fighting to save the rainforest from the scorched earth of human activity

Opinion 1

Islanders’ bid to buy home of World Stone Skimming Championship

Environment 1
Gamekeepers and conservationists have clashed over the disappearance of young satellite-tagged golden eagle in "highly suspicious" circumstances near Edinburgh

Row erupts over “suspicious” disappearance of golden eagle Fred

Environment 5

Male monkeys with big noses get the girls, proving size matters

News 2

New green energy deal to help ease fuel poverty

News 4

How can Scotland’s growing red deer population be managed?

Environment 12
40 per cent of UK employees say they have experienced disrespectful or humiliating behaviour at work

Bullying and harassment in the workplace: Know your rights

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Funding of 90,000 will be provided for a Scottish university to host a new Ph.D studentship

New funding to support research into causes, diagnosis and treatment of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME).

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Stretchable health sensor could improve monitoring of chronic conditions

Stretchable health sensor to improve monitoring of chronic conditions

Tech
A mother complained to a council watchdog after her child needed hospital treatment for sunburn after returning from a school trip abroad. Picture Picturebay/freeimage

Scots council forced to apologise after pupil sunburnt on school trip

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The way we talk about alcohol doesn't convey the damage that it can do (Picture: PA)

Kevan Christie: It can cause sickness and death, but we love it

Opinion 3
The inhalers. Picture: MHRA

Thousands of asthma inhalers recalled in safety scare

News 3
St John's Hospital in Livingston

Cross-party plea for St John’s children’s ward reopening

News 1

Sam Scott: Active Communities Team gets moving on ways to help people with dementia stay active

Opinion

Just one in 12 new Scots mothers use NHS infant feeding website

News

Jim Hume: Mind your mental health – how the problem is being tackled in rural communities

Opinion

Fury at ‘downgrade’ of closure-plagued children’s ward

News

David Mundell backs Scottish Tory MPs over 'hard Brexit' letter

Politics 73

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon and Theresa May on standby as talks fail

Politics 673

Nicola Sturgeon and Scots justice in dock after killer freed

Politics 258

In pictures: The last time Scotland beat England in the Six Nations

UK

Stephen Fry reveals cancer diagnosis for first time

UK 2

Nathan Berrie: In this Year of Young People, let’s get them into the great outdoors

Opinion

Scots middle earners face an ‘unknown tax future’

Politics 439
A standard class carriage in ScotRail's new Class 385 electric trains. Picture: ScotRail

Alastair Dalton: Delayed new trains spell more pain before gain

Opinion
Nathan Berrie, John Muir Trust Land Manager

Nathan Berrie: In this Year of Young People, let’s get them into the great outdoors

Opinion
Brian Wilson has been to St Petersburg many times for art, politics and football Picture: Getty Images

Brian Wilson: Don’t believe everything you hear about Russia’s McMafia

Opinion 2
Dr Peter Wilkie doing fieldwork in a Malaysian rainforest

Dr Peter Wilkie: Botanic Garden fighting to save the rainforest from the scorched earth of human activity

Opinion 1
The play Abigail's Party satirises 1970s dinner parties, although the title character, a 15-year-old girl having her first party next door, never appears (Picture: Nobby Clark)

Jim Duffy: This is why dinner parties are dying out

Opinion 1

Leader comment: Police Scotland in the dock again

Opinion
Police in East London Street in Edinburgh's New Town where a homeless man died after a bitterly cold night (Picture: Lisa Ferguson)

Leader comment: Here’s why ending rough sleeping is a moral imperative

Opinion 3

Kevan Christie: It can cause sickness and death, but we love it

Opinion 3

Bill Jamieson: I’ve found two antidotes to our cult of unhappiness

Opinion 8

Kenny MacAskill: Income tax is not where real money is

Opinion 440

Laura Goodfellow: A celebration of partnerships between industry and academia

Opinion
Brian Wilson has been to St Petersburg many times for art, politics and football Picture: Getty Images

Brian Wilson: Don’t believe everything you hear about Russia’s McMafia

Opinion 2
Dr Peter Wilkie doing fieldwork in a Malaysian rainforest

Dr Peter Wilkie: Botanic Garden fighting to save the rainforest from the scorched earth of human activity

Opinion 1

SNP calls on Theresa May to step up response to Syria bombardment

Politics 74
US President Donald Trump (L)  shakes hand with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivors Carson Abt (C) and Ariana Klein at the conclusion of a listening session at the White House. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Donald Trump endorses giving teachers concealed guns to stop shooters

World 31

Bill Jamieson: I’ve found two antidotes to our cult of unhappiness

Opinion 8

Evangelist American pastor Billy Graham dies aged 99

News 1

Dust storm covers Australian town in orange fog

News 1

Leader comment: Corbyn should make public his secret Stasi file

Opinion 33

Irn Bru issue apology over controversial new advert

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Louise Reay Louise Beamont (far right'') is being sued by her ex-husband. Picture: submitted

Ex-husband sues comedian for £30k over Edinburgh Fringe jokes

News 5
Nathan Berrie, John Muir Trust Land Manager

Nathan Berrie: In this Year of Young People, let’s get them into the great outdoors

Opinion
Dr Peter Wilkie doing fieldwork in a Malaysian rainforest

Dr Peter Wilkie: Botanic Garden fighting to save the rainforest from the scorched earth of human activity

Opinion 1
The shortlisted finalists ' from a range of businesses large and small ' are all hoping to get their hands on a Knowledge Exchange Awards trophy

Laura Goodfellow: A celebration of partnerships between industry and academia

Opinion
Christian evangelist Rev Billy Graham has died at the age of 99. Picture: AP

Obituary: Rev Billy Graham, charismatic preacher who counselled US presidents

Obituaries
Bob Thomson has died at the age of 64

Obituary: Robert Thomson, hard-working journalist much-admired in many Scottish newsrooms

Lifestyle
Lord Sutherland of Houndwood

Obituary: Lord Sutherland of Houndwood, academic, philosopher and architect of Scotland’s free personal care system

Obituaries
Robin Morris

Obituary: Robin Morris, sportsman, journalist and community activist

Obituaries

Stormzy edges out Ed Sheeran to claim first Brit award

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Comedian Lousie Beamont

Comic being sued by ex-husband for Edinburgh Fringe marriage routine

News
Morrissey was performing at the SSE Hydro. Picture: Contributed

Morrissey jibe at Nicola Sturgeon met with boos at Scottish gig

Music 380
Paloma Faith praised Scotland's First Minister. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Paloma Faith reveals she’s a ‘massive fan’ of Nicola Sturgeon

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Paloma Faith. Pic: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Paloma Faith first to sign up for Edinburgh ‘Summer Sessions’ gigs

Lifestyle