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

Transport
The star of the party political broadcast. Picture: SNP.

SNP rejects claims of ‘Trump-like’ party political broadcast

News
Richard Leonard made the promise during a speech in Dundee. Picture: TSPL

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

News
Fettes College in Edinburgh is one of Scotland's top private schools.

Poll: Scots want private school charity status axed

Education

Wife of police boss Phil Gormley speaks out in misconduct row

Politics

Finnish tourist Riina Elisabeth Sjögren found safe after 10 day search

News
Jacinda Ardern. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon congratulates New Zealand PM over pregnancy

Main players

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

Scotsman Leader Comment
The star of the party political broadcast. Picture: SNP.

SNP rejects claims of ‘Trump-like’ party political broadcast

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The SNP formed a minority administration at Glasgow City Chambers in 2017, ending four decades of Labour rule. Picture: John Devlin

The government of Glasgow: SNP administration opts for name change

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Boris Johnson made the suggestion following talks between the UK and France.

Boris Johnson proposes bridge across the English Channel

Politics 31
Chief Constable Phil Gormley. 
Picture Ian Rutherford

Wife of police boss Phil Gormley speaks out in misconduct row

Politics
Richard Leonard made the promise during a speech in Dundee. Picture: TSPL

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

News 35
What are the odds of Donald Trump staying in office. Picture: AP

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

Politics 11

FMQs: Nicola Sturgeon defends justice secretary in police row

Politics 265

Nun accused of child abuse ‘destroyed’ diaries

Politics 16
Thousands of passengers have been delayed by the ScotRail Alliance not hitting its performance target.

Alastair Dalton: ScotRail Alliance needs to work on its relationship

Opinion

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

Transport 82
Most responses were against the ideas. Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Plans to extend MOT-free period for cars ditched

Transport 1
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 66

Major delays expected on Scotland’s roads amid snowfall

News 4

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

News 52

Keith Brown refuses to be drawn on Aberdeen bypass completion

Politics 10
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

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

Scottish high school sparks debate over pheasant-butchering lesson

Education 51

Apprentices at defence giant give Scottish pupils a workplace wow factor

Education 1

Canadian teacher at Scottish school has visa fast-tracked

Education 8

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

Transport 83
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 1
US billionaire Mike Keiser wants to create a world-class golf course at Coul Links in Sutherland, which is a designated site of special scientific interest and home to rare wildlife

Controversial Highland dunes golf course moves a step closer

Environment 11
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 66

Rescued baby hedgehog receives hydrotherapy from Scottish SPCA

News 1

Scotland’s weather: snow causes crashes and school closures

Transport 37

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

Environment 13
Case of flu on the rise in Scotland

Number of flu cases in Scotland rises for third straight week

News 11
Decision taken to implement new GP contract

New GP contract approved after backing from profession

News 1
Richard Leonard made the promise during a speech in Dundee. Picture: TSPL

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

News 35
Celtic and Rangers are both sponsored by betting firms. Picture: SNS

Health fears over surge in football betting sponsorship

News 14
The take-up of the flu vaccine has been too low (Picture: SWNS)

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

Opinion 2
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

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

Opinion

Mother in treatment fund appeal for terminally-ill son

UK

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

News 20

Speak to your neighbours to reduce loneliness, Scots told

Politics 52
The Duke of Cambridge shows off his new haircut. Picture: Matt Dunham/PA Wire

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

UK 2
Boris Johnson made the suggestion following talks between the UK and France.

Boris Johnson proposes bridge across the English Channel

Politics 31
Brexit may prove to have positive benefits for Scotlands fishing fleet. Picture: Getty

Brian Wilson: The one thing that could make me a Brexiteer

Opinion 104
Ferris

Jim Duffy: Ferris Bueller’s warning to today’s young generation

Opinion

Leader comment: Holiday lets shouldn’t be hell for neighbours

Opinion 1

Leader comment: Excitement growing over new V&A museum in Dundee

Opinion

Chris Tarrant fined after pleading guilty to drink-driving

Lifestyle 2
Thousands of passengers have been delayed by the ScotRail Alliance not hitting its performance target.

Alastair Dalton: ScotRail Alliance needs to work on its relationship

Opinion
Brexit may prove to have positive benefits for Scotlands fishing fleet. Picture: Getty

Brian Wilson: The one thing that could make me a Brexiteer

Opinion 104
Ferris

Jim Duffy: Ferris Bueller’s warning to today’s young generation

Opinion
Scots are not turning into a nation of flag-waving Brexiteers (Picture: Getty)

Joyce McMillan: Sullen Scots are retreating from politics

Opinion 323
Nicola Sturgeon signalled the Scottish Government may act over short-term holiday lets

Leader comment: Holiday lets shouldn’t be hell for neighbours

Opinion 1
Ocean liners will form part of the opening exhibition at the great ship of the V&A museum in Dundee in September

Leader comment: Excitement growing over new V&A museum in Dundee

Opinion
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, Debora B. F. Kayembe and Shawki Al-Dubaee: Academic refugees have much to offer countries which give them a safe haven

Opinion 8

Kenny MacAskill: Migrants help make Scotland a cultural melting pot

Opinion 63

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

Opinion 13

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

Opinion 45
What are the odds of Donald Trump staying in office. Picture: AP

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

Politics 11
Catalonia's new parliament has elected a speaker. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Independence push surges ahead as Catalonia parliament elects speaker

News 2
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 2

Siblings rescued after being found chained to beds

World

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

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

UK 2
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’

News 315
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
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
Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan. Picture: AP Photo

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

Obituaries

Andy Murray wins battle to build pool and gym at new home

Andy Murray 7
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

News 3
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