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Germany-USA flight declares emergency over Scotland

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Mo Farah crosses the finish line to take third place during the Virgin Money London Marathon. Picture: Getty Images

London Marathon 2018: Mo Farah breaks British marathon record

UK
A killer whale, one of a pod of orcas spotted in the River Clyde near Dunoon. Picture: Keith Hodgins/PA Wire

Wildlife spotters camp out on Clyde coast for killer whale return

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Prime Minister Theresa May faces questions over the Windrush scandal. Picture: Simon Dawson/PA Wire

Theresa May ‘could be accused of racism’ over Windrush scandal

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Tories call for Scottish rail policing merger to be scrapped

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Youth bands and orchestras at mercy of council cuts

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Theresa May could keep UK in customs union amid Brexit pressure

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Vintage bike used to fight crime in Edinburgh bought for £265,000

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The campaign aims to save lives in places with low screening uptake. Picture: Contributed

Cervical cancer awareness campaign to tour Scotland in summer

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Dani Garavelli: Time has come, but Ruth doesn’t realise it

There are concerns about loss of expertise when it comes to policing railways. Photograph: John Devlin

Tories call for Scottish rail policing merger to be scrapped

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street to attend parliament. Picture: Kirsty Wigglesworth

Theresa May could keep UK in customs union amid Brexit pressure

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Prime Minister Theresa May faces questions over the Windrush scandal. Picture: Simon Dawson/PA Wire

Theresa May ‘could be accused of racism’ over Windrush scandal

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The campaign aims to save lives in places with low screening uptake. Picture: Contributed

Cervical cancer awareness campaign to tour Scotland in summer

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Dave Gornall and his daughter Abby. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Youth bands and orchestras at mercy of council cuts

Music 48
Home Secretary Amber Rudd. Picture: PA Wire

Home Secretary’s position ‘untenable’ after Windrush failure, says SNP MP

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Clr Lewis Ritchie was accused of sexual harrassment. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Scandal-hit councillor Lewis Ritchie under fire for no shows

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Veteran anarchist spearheading plans to revive celebrated Scottish football team

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Dani Garavelli: Time has come, but Ruth doesn’t realise it

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Euan McColm: Corbyn’s immutable logic against Syria strikes

Opinion 29

Windrush scandal stirs bitter memories for Sir Geoff Palmer

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There are concerns about loss of expertise when it comes to policing railways. Photograph: John Devlin

Tories call for Scottish rail policing merger to be scrapped

Politics 53
The Lufthansa aircaraft that declared an emergency over Scotland. File picture: BriYYZ

Germany-USA flight declares emergency over Scotland

Transport 2
The crash happened on the A83 near Lochgair.

Motorcyclist dies after crash with ambulance

Transport

Widespread CalMac disruption to last till end of May

Transport 4

Scotrail passengers rage as heating left on during hottest day of year

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Leith councillor launches campaign against tram extension

Transport 6

Record year for air passengers at Highlands and Islands airports

Transport 1
Dave Gornall and his daughter Abby. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Youth bands and orchestras at mercy of council cuts

Music 48

Testing P1 pupils causes ‘tantamount to abuse’, say education campaigners

Education 48
The child was stuck in the elevator at the Glasgow Science Centre

Boy trapped in escalator on school trip after shoe ‘gets stuck’

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There is still a stark gender divide among students in Scotland when it comes to choice of courses

Women pick medicine in Scottish university gender divide

Education 4
Students in Scotland are choosing certain degrees above others.

Most and least popular first degrees in Scotland revealed

Education 3

Claim ‘school isn’t free’ as pupils miss out on subjects due to costs

Education 130

Leader comment: The scandal of state school fees

Opinion 3

Graduates urged to see HR in a new light

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Bound to succeed – getting youngsters and employers outdoors together

Opinion

The robot teacher aimed at primary aged kids

Promoted content
A killer whale, one of a pod of orcas spotted in the River Clyde near Dunoon. Picture: Keith Hodgins/PA Wire

Wildlife spotters camp out on Clyde coast for killer whale return

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Dogs Ahu, Will and Wai with project personnel Miriam Ritchie and Jane Tansell (right) on South Georgia. Picture: SGHT

Britain’s biggest bird sanctuary rescued by rat cull

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The Firth of Forth is frequented by lots of different bird species; puffins, gannets, fulmars, guillemots and razorbills being among the most common. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Overfishing and Beast from the East blamed for sea bird deaths

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Brexit fears as migration into Scotland falls after EU vote

Politics 322

Peter Pearson: John Muir’s ways more important than ever

Opinion 1

‘Magic’ mushrooms to boost Caledonian Forest restoration

Environment 6
Monty Phillips, 49, slept in a grit bin overnight in Paisely after her ferry service was cancelled

Scots carer slept in grit bin overnight after ferry cancelled

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The campaign aims to save lives in places with low screening uptake. Picture: Contributed

Cervical cancer awareness campaign to tour Scotland in summer

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Doctors warn that health services in Scotland are "deteriorating"

Doctors warn that health services in Scotland are "deteriorating"

Andy McKenna, who has made a film about mountain biking  with MS. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Mountain biker finds his own path in fight with MS

Health

Drinking gin and tonic could help reduce hay fever symptoms

Lifestyle 1

Scots urged to ask these 5 questions to GPs

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Dr Catherine Calderwood, Scotland's chief medical officer, wants patients to ask their GPs about the risks and benefits of proposed treatment

Leader comment: Wake up! Pills are not a panacea

Opinion 3

Fresh bid to legalise assisted suicide for the dying in Scotland

Politics 60

MSPs back safe room for addicts in Glasgow to take drugs

Politics 20

Willie Rennie slams government over perinatal mental health

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Jim Duffy: The seven top signs you are getting old

Opinion
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street to attend parliament. Picture: Kirsty Wigglesworth

Theresa May could keep UK in customs union amid Brexit pressure

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Prime Minister Theresa May faces questions over the Windrush scandal. Picture: Simon Dawson/PA Wire

Theresa May ‘could be accused of racism’ over Windrush scandal

News 38
Mo Farah crosses the finish line to take third place during the Virgin Money London Marathon. Picture: Getty Images

London Marathon 2018: Mo Farah breaks British marathon record

UK 3
Professor Sir Geoff Palmer at Heriot-Watt University. Picture: Alistair Linford

Windrush scandal stirs bitter memories for Sir Geoff Palmer

Politics 12

A referendum Sturgeon should find hard to refuse

Opinion 12

Carwyn Jones to step down as Welsh First Minister

UK 7

Boy, 3, drowns at David Lloyd fitness club swimming pool

UK

US sub-prime deal set to upstage first RBS profits

Business

Dani Garavelli: Time has come, but Ruth doesn’t realise it

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Euan McColm: Corbyn’s immutable logic against Syria strikes

Opinion 29
ATHENS, GREECE - JUNE 29: People wait in line to withdraw 60 euros from an ATM after Greece closed its banks on June 29, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Greece closed its banks and imposed capital controls on Sunday to monitor the growing strains on its crippled financial system, bringing the prospect of being forced out of the euro into plain sight.   (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

Jackie Baillie: Don’t let the SNP lose grip on GDP growth

Opinion 5

James Walker: Things to watch for a holiday without a hitch

Opinion
Scotland has had economic growth of just 1.1 per cent a year for the past eight years. Picture: John Devlin

Bill Jamieson: Everyone’s forced to hedge their bets in the paradox economy

Business
Vince Cable urged Nicola Sturgeon to put the 'national interest' first. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty

A referendum Sturgeon should find hard to refuse

Opinion 12
BBC Scotland studios in Glasgow. Pic by John  Devlin

John McLellan: New BBC Scotland channel may send news providers the way of Toys R Us

Opinion 14

Martin Lewis: Compare before paying Big 6 prices

Opinion 1

John Sturrock: Nelson Mandela, master of mediation

Opinion

Michelle Goldberg: Right to offend is part of free speech

Opinion 13

Jane Bradley: Don’t be smug if you can change a plug

Opinion 4
The Lufthansa aircaraft that declared an emergency over Scotland. File picture: BriYYZ

Germany-USA flight declares emergency over Scotland

Transport 2
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Euan McColm: Corbyn’s immutable logic against Syria strikes

Opinion 29
Dogs Ahu, Will and Wai with project personnel Miriam Ritchie and Jane Tansell (right) on South Georgia. Picture: SGHT

Britain’s biggest bird sanctuary rescued by rat cull

Environment 6
Actor Verne Troyer, best known for his role as Mini-Me in the "Austin Powers" movies, has died. Picture: Getty

Verne Troyer, actor, dead at 49: Mike Myers leads tributes

Lifestyle 1

Inspectors collect samples at site of alleged chemical attack in Syria

World

North Korea halts nuclear plans, UK welcomes ‘positive step’

World 11

Michelle Goldberg: Right to offend is part of free speech

Opinion 13

Drinking gin and tonic could help reduce hay fever symptoms

Lifestyle 1

Drilling ship called to help search for Scots boys’ pirate ship

Odd

PETA ask Council for permission to place plaque ‘in memory of cows’ at slaughterhouse site

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Here’s how you can get 25% more Tesco Clubcard points for the entire year

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John Sturrock

John Sturrock: Nelson Mandela, master of mediation

Opinion
Scots-born John Muir was a tireless campaigner for the preservation of wild spaces in the United States and his legacy lives in on the hundreds of articles and books he wrote in his lifetime

Peter Pearson: John Muir’s ways more important than ever

Opinion 1
The shoreline at Granton

Charlotte Johnson: Botanics pushes the boat out with shoreline exhibition

Opinion
Artist Mary Maclean

Obituary: Mary Maclean, artist, lecturer, Outside Architecture founding member

Obituaries
Popular TV presenter Dale Winton (Picture: David Giles/PA Wire)

Obituary: Dale Winton: Broadcaster and game show host

Obituaries
Liz McNab with John Smith (Picture: Hamish Campbell)

Obituary: Liz Macnab, political campaigner whose enthusiasm for life made her friends everywhere

Obituaries
Former US first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92. Picture: AP

Obituary: Barbara Bush, former First Lady, wife of one president, mother of another, literacy campaigner

Obituaries

Verne Troyer, actor, dead at 49: Mike Myers leads tributes

Lifestyle 1

Tributes paid to ‘well-loved’ Dale Winton as TV star dies aged 62

Lifestyle
Julian Assange. Picture: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty

Julian Assange subjected to torture, claims friend Pamela Anderson

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Lionel Richie shows his support for St Johnstone. Picture: Contributed

Lionel Richie shows support for St Johnstone ahead of Perth gig

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Jeremy Clarkson urges Scots to forget about independence

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