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‘Historic milestone’ hailed as MPs vote through Brexit Withdrawal Bill

UK
Vehicles are seen stuck in traffic on the M74 in Dumfries and Galloway

‘No-one came to check on us’: Motorists relive horror night stuck in Scottish snow

Environment

‘Avoid travel’: Government warns Scots ahead of heavy snow tonight

News
The laws were introduced following the infamous Old Firm shame game of 2011, which saw then Celtic manager Neil Lennon (pictured) and his Rangers counterpart Ally McCoist square up on the touchline after the match. Picture: SNS Group

Controversial Scottish sectarian laws face the axe after MSPs back repeal

Politics

Poll: Majority of Scots don’t want Indyref2 in next five years

News

Major delays expected on Scotland’s roads amid snowfall

News

Celtic Connections given green light to access Edinburgh Festival funding

Retail
National Library curator Ian Scott pictured with the first ever published The Scotsman newspaper and a commemorative plaque with details of the moon landing. Picture: Jon Savage

National Library unveils exhibition to mark The Scotsman’s bicentenary year

Lifestyle

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

Scotsman Leader Comment
Tourists at Burns Cottage in Alloway. Picture: Rob McDougall

SNP MSP hails ‘economic impact’ of Robert Burns

Politics 35
The MV Glen Sannox, the UK's first dual-fuel ferry, is launched at Ferguson Marine Engineering in Port Glasgow. Picture: PA

Will 2018 be plain sailing for the Clyde shipyards?

Companies 4
Every nation requires an immigration policy as an open-door plan is socially and politically unacceptable
Picture: Getty Images

Kenny MacAskill: Migrants help make Scotland a cultural melting pot

Opinion 1
Carillion's collapse was spectacular and questions must be asked, but the answer is not nationalisation (Picture: SWNS)

Bill Jamieson: Carillion’s failure was necessary, nationalisation isn’t

Opinion
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson's frustration with Conservative party leaders at Westminster has boiled over into public view in recent days (Picture: Greg Macvean)

Tom Peterkin: Tory tin ear on Scotland is fuelling ‘power grab’ row

Opinion
The Bayeux Tapestry would be 'probably the most significant' loan of art by France to the UK, according to the British Museum (Picture: PA)

Leader comment: Rude UK must learn from Macron’s Bayeux diplomacy

Lifestyle

Controversial Scottish sectarian laws face the axe after MSPs back repeal

Politics 4

Scotland faces severe accommodation shortage for university students on campus

Politics

Whisky distilleries on the rise south of Scottish border

Lifestyle 6
Vehicles are seen stuck in traffic on the M74 in Dumfries and Galloway

‘No-one came to check on us’: Motorists relive horror night stuck in Scottish snow

Environment 19

Major delays expected on Scotland’s roads amid snowfall

News 3

‘Avoid travel’: Government warns Scots ahead of heavy snow tonight

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A double room suite - the first on a British train - with ensuite and shower.

New Caledonian Sleeper trains delayed until October

Transport 13

Norwegian to axe a US route from Edinburgh over tax cut delays

Transport 61

Keith Brown refuses to be drawn on Aberdeen bypass completion

Politics 10

Scotland’s weather: snow causes crashes and school closures

Transport 23

Scotland faces severe accommodation shortage for university students on campus

Politics

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

News 5

Which Scottish schools could be closed tomorrow due to snow?

Education 1
The S3 pupils during their lesson. Picture: Facebook

Scottish high school sparks debate over pheasant-butchering lesson

Education 49
Thomas Sutherland and Emily Martin with a model  helicopter, designed as part of a new work placement scheme at Leonardo MW in Edinburgh. Photograph: Alistair Linford

Apprentices at defence giant give Scottish pupils a workplace wow factor

Education 1

Canadian teacher at Scottish school has visa fast-tracked

Education 8

Gaelic plan for Edinburgh school branded ‘social cleansing’

Education 32

Scots schools sends unruly pupils back to primaries as punishment

Education 27

Rising number of Scots studying for full-time degrees

Education 18
Vehicles are seen stuck in traffic on the M74 in Dumfries and Galloway

‘No-one came to check on us’: Motorists relive horror night stuck in Scottish snow

Environment 19
Phelps undergoing his hydrotherapy. Picture: Scottish SPCA

Rescued baby hedgehog receives hydrotherapy from Scottish SPCA

News

Scotland’s weather: snow causes crashes and school closures

Transport 23

Boris Johnson says NHS £350 million Brexit pledge was 'underestimated.

Environment 12

Ilona Amos: Could Earth become a world without flowers once again?

Opinion 10

Climate change threatens historic landmarks across Scotland

Environment 18

Kirsty Gunn: Beauty of calf in snow, horror of vacuum-packed ‘baby’

Opinion 1
Scottish Association for Mental Health launch report at Wallace High School in Stirling

Two-thirds of teachers in Scotland do not feel they have received sufficient training in mental health

News
The take-up of the flu vaccine has been too low (Picture: SWNS)

Kevan Christie: This year’s flu isn’t Australian

Opinion
Richard Meade is Marie Curies Head of Policy and Public Affairs Scotland

Richard Meade: Who cares for the carers in their time of need?

Opinion
Jennifer Ure Stewart and her son Luke

Mother in treatment fund appeal for terminally-ill son

UK
Flu rates across Scotland have risen steeply, putting hospitals under pressure. Picture: TSPL

Scottish A&E wait times soar to new high as flu rates jump

News 19
A draft national strategy document says Scots have a responsibilty to tackle isolation through acts of kindness. Picture: TSPL

Speak to your neighbours to reduce loneliness, Scots told

Politics 52
Sheltered housing residents in Glasgow could face changes to alarm system.

‘Press button if still alive’ plan for OAPs is ‘dangerous’

News 8

Boris Johnson says NHS £350 million Brexit pledge was 'underestimated.

Environment 12

NHS Scotland pays £193m in compensation over five years

News 56

NHS Lothian paid out almost £33m for medical mistakes

News 1

Leader comment: The wisdom of ‘old wives’

Opinion 1
Carillion's collapse was spectacular and questions must be asked, but the answer is not nationalisation (Picture: SWNS)

Bill Jamieson: Carillion’s failure was necessary, nationalisation isn’t

Opinion
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson's frustration with Conservative party leaders at Westminster has boiled over into public view in recent days (Picture: Greg Macvean)

Tom Peterkin: Tory tin ear on Scotland is fuelling ‘power grab’ row

Opinion
The take-up of the flu vaccine has been too low (Picture: SWNS)

Kevan Christie: This year’s flu isn’t Australian

Opinion
The Bayeux Tapestry would be 'probably the most significant' loan of art by France to the UK, according to the British Museum (Picture: PA)

Leader comment: Rude UK must learn from Macron’s Bayeux diplomacy

Lifestyle

Whisky distilleries on the rise south of Scottish border

Lifestyle 6

‘Historic milestone’ hailed as MPs vote through Brexit Withdrawal Bill

UK 142

Meghan Markle gets an apron as first official Royal gift

News 2

Bernard Ingham: Press freedom attack could turn UK into a totalitarian state

Opinion 2
Diarmid Hearns is Head of Policy with The National Trust for Scotland, a Scottish Environment LINK member organisation.

Diarmid Hearns: Planning bill an opportunity to put right a system Scots see as flawed and failing

Opinion
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
Every nation requires an immigration policy as an open-door plan is socially and politically unacceptable
Picture: Getty Images

Kenny MacAskill: Migrants help make Scotland a cultural melting pot

Opinion 1
Carillion's collapse was spectacular and questions must be asked, but the answer is not nationalisation (Picture: SWNS)

Bill Jamieson: Carillion’s failure was necessary, nationalisation isn’t

Opinion
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson's frustration with Conservative party leaders at Westminster has boiled over into public view in recent days (Picture: Greg Macvean)

Tom Peterkin: Tory tin ear on Scotland is fuelling ‘power grab’ row

Opinion
Kick it out: Sectarian hatred cannot be allowed to persist in Scottish football

Leader comment: Repealing anti-sectarianism Act may send wrong signal

Opinion
The take-up of the flu vaccine has been too low (Picture: SWNS)

Kevan Christie: This year’s flu isn’t Australian

Opinion

Bernard Ingham: Press freedom attack could turn UK into a totalitarian state

Opinion 2

Richard Meade: Who cares for the carers in their time of need?

Opinion

Ayesha Hazarika: Corbyn needs to fight Tories, not Labour moderates

Opinion 7
Catalonia's new parliament has elected a speaker. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Independence push surges ahead as Catalonia parliament elects speaker

News 1
The Bayeux Tapestry could be displayed in Britain after France agreed in principle to the historic artwork leaving the country for the first time in 950 years. Picture: AFP/Getty

Bayeux Tapestry could be put on display in Britain

UK 1
David Allen and Louise Anna Turpin with their children. Picture: TSPL

Siblings rescued after being found chained to beds

World
Quentin Guillemain, president of the victim's association of the Lactalis baby milk products contaminated with Salmonella. 
Lactalis will recall all the baby milk products manufactured in Craon factory. Picture: CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images

Salmonella risk forces French firm to recall 12m baby milk boxes

World

Hawaii missile false alarm sparks shock, anger and lots of apologies

World

Plane skids off tarmac and dangles off a cliff in Turkey

World 2

Hawaii residents left terrified after false missile alert

News

Liam Neeson: Sexual harassment scandal has caused witch hunt

News 6
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
Campaigners want to create a human chain up Ben Nevis. Picture;  Ian Rutherford

Pro-indy campaigners to ‘create human chain to top of Ben Nevis’

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Kazuyoshi Miura in action. Picture: Getty

Japanese striker, 50, set for 33rd season as a player

World 6
There have been reports of people stockpiling Irn Bru ahead of the recipe change. Picture: John Devlin

Confirmed: Full-sugar Irn Bru no longer in production

Retail 8
Diarmid Hearns is Head of Policy with The National Trust for Scotland, a Scottish Environment LINK member organisation.

Diarmid Hearns: Planning bill an opportunity to put right a system Scots see as flawed and failing

Opinion
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
Richard Meade is Marie Curies Head of Policy and Public Affairs Scotland

Richard Meade: Who cares for the carers in their time of need?

Opinion
Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan. Picture: AP Photo

Obituary: Dolores O’Riordan, troubled lead singer for Irish rock band The Cranberries

Obituaries
Jim Watson

Obituary: Jim Watson, artist who drew unforgettable characters for classic British comics

Obituaries
Tony Calder, right, and  Andrew Loog Oldham in 1965.  (Photo by William H. Alden/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Obituary: Tony Calder, music industry executive and publicist

Obituaries
Prof Archie Duncan

Obituary: Prof Archie Duncan, eminent Scottish historian

Obituaries

Meghan Markle gets an apron as first official Royal gift

News 2
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

Lifestyle 6
Lorraine Kelly. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Lorraine Kelly snubbed Strictly Come Dancing offer

Celebrity
Cyrille Regis, the former West Brom and England forward, has died aged 59. Picture: SWNS

Cyrille Regis, ex-West Brom and Coventry striker, dies aged 59

Football 4
Morse the dog is now back home safe with his owner Richard Latter and son Edward, 3. Picture: SWNS

Boy, 3, reunited with dog thanks to Simon Cowell reward

News 1