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Insight: Visitor numbers drive Highlands into tourist trap

Travel
The government clinches the vote on the Trade Bill last week ' the kind of contest the pro-EU grouping hopes to win in future. Picture: PA

Shadow ‘sensible’ party in bid to ambush Brexit

Politics
Jim Sillars. Picture: Neil Hanna

Jim Sillars: SNP’s Continuity Bill ‘is a tactical package’

Politics
The InterCity HST in ScotRail livery

Age of the train delayed by wrong kind of carpet

Transport

Ex-slave who attacked Free Kirk ‘blood money’

Lifestyle

Wet Wet Wet star says No 1 hit ‘sowed seeds’ of their demise

Music

Digital map will save lives of vulnerable in emergency

News

Man arrested after fireworks thrown at police during SDL rally

News
Tributes near a house on Ardbeg Road on the Isle of Bute in Scotland, after the body of Alesha MacPhail was found in woodland on the site of a former hotel by a member of the public. Picture; PA

Hundreds gather for funeral of Alesha MacPhail

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Ruth Davidson: Putin-sycophant Trump will never destroy Western democracy

Ruth Davidson
Taxing visitors could raise up to �70m. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Monica Lennon: Follow the tourist tax trail out of austerity

Opinion 2
The border issues are a sticking point in the White Paper. Picture: Jane Barlow

David Mundell: There’s no alternative to the Brexit White Paper

Politics 3
Jim Sillars. Picture: Neil Hanna

Jim Sillars: SNP’s Continuity Bill ‘is a tactical package’

Politics 9
Avais Ijaz, a systems development office for Falkirk Council, devised the PARD

Digital map will save lives of vulnerable in emergency

News
David Whiteford in John o'Groats

Insight: Visitor numbers drive Highlands into tourist trap

Travel 2
An engraving of Frederick Douglass editing a journal at his desk in the late 1870s. Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty

Ex-slave who attacked Free Kirk ‘blood money’

Lifestyle 1
Taxing visitors could raise up to �70m. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Leader: Real debate about tourist tax should be ‘how high?’

Opinion

Euan McColm: Barnier rebuff should shut Boris’s cakehole

Opinion 1

Shadow ‘sensible’ party in bid to ambush Brexit

Politics 6

Man arrested after fireworks thrown at police during SDL rally

News 13

MPs visit farm to highlight ‘crisis’ of berry picker shortage

Politics 77
The security lanes at Edinburgh Airport. Picture: TSPL

Glasgow man ‘humiliated’ during body search at Edinburgh Airport

News 86
The InterCity HST in ScotRail livery

Age of the train delayed by wrong kind of carpet

Transport
A class 385 at Edinburgh Waverley with new windscreens. Picture: Darren Hunt

Long-delayed new ScotRail trains to debut on Tuesday

Transport 7
Passengers were removed by police from a flight at Edinburgh Airport.

‘Drunk’ passengers removed from plane by police at Edinburgh Airport

News 20

Work on the Queensferry Crossing to continue for another 18 months

Transport 400

Alastair Dalton: Single-track road etiquette lost on too many drivers

Opinion 25

More disruption from faults sees Scotrail record worst June punctuality since 2006

Transport 30

Dalkeith teen dies after tragic boating accident in Ireland

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University of Glasgow. Picture: Wikimedia

Three Scots academics honoured with prestigious fellowship

Education
Scotland is in the midst of GP crisis.

Number of Scots medical students drops to 10-year low

Education 26
For millions of elderly and vulnerable people, winter brings real fear about the cold days ahead.

Redefine the meaning of fuel poverty to better help Scots affected, say experts

News 3
The school summer holidays cost parents almost �750 per child. Picture: contributed

Parents pay £124 a week for holiday childcare

Education 7

New Boroughmuir High School ‘already too small’

Education 1
Boroughmuir High School in Edinburgh will need a �4.1m upgrade to take in an additional 300 pupils. Councillors said the rise in numbers could not have been predicted. Picture: Greg Macvean

Months after opening school already too small to cope without extension

Education 1
Fettes is set to increase its fees by 5.3 per cent next year, higher than the average hike among private schools. Picture: TSPL

Scottish private schools to hike fees as tax relief set to end

Education 158

Leader comment: Teenager’s maths genius is a credit to his teachers

News 5

Fast-track teaching course to plug Scottish gaps gets go ahead

News

Virtual reality therapy can help ‘cure’ fear of heights

News
Matthew and Stephanie Faulds with 10 week old Jasmina.  They are crowd funding a zero waste shop.

Eco Larder aiming to stock funds for Capital’s new zero-waste store

Environment 2
Ticks are widespread across the UK, but southern England and the Scottish Highlands are among the highest risk areas (Photo: Shutterstock)

How to avoid tick bites this summer - and what to do if you find one

Environment

Manish Jethwa: Glasgow can be the UK’s landmark low-emission city

Opinion 4

Duncan Priddle: Take a trip to see Tolkein-esque beauty and rare wildife

Opinion 1

Will Scotland get the sunshine back this week?

News 1

Leader comment: The real fear about sharks

Opinion 12
The case is being held at the court of protection

Long-term CJD survivor at centre of legal protection battle

News
Poverty is a primary cause of early death

Scotland tops UK’s unavoidable death rate list

News 52
We have been highlighting the cause of veterans all this week. Picture: Greg Macvean

Austerity politics ‘contributing to suicides among veterans in Scotland’

News 68
Alfie Dingley become the first person in the UK to receive a licence to be treated with medicinal cannabis.

Doctors ‘should be allowed to prescribe cannabis’

News 3
Scotland is in the midst of GP crisis.

Number of Scots medical students drops to 10-year low

Education 26
Joe Fitzpatrick announced the move.

Government announces boys to be vaccinated against HPV

News 9
Jeane Freeman, the new Health Secretary, came under fire for allegedly smoking (Picture: John Devlin)

Kevan Christie: Judge politicians and officials by ability, not BMI

Opinion 25

Leader comment: Health service without doctors is not worthy of the name

Opinion

Defence cuts leading to ‘more veterans with PTSD being left to sleep rough’

News 4

Steve Cardownie: You’re not alone in mental health battle

Opinion

Ex-Hearts and Rangers star David Hagen diagnosed with MND

News
EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier gave little reassurance to the UK Prime Minister in his address to the press. Picture: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP

Euan McColm: Barnier rebuff should shut Boris’s cakehole

Opinion 1
The government clinches the vote on the Trade Bill last week ' the kind of contest the pro-EU grouping hopes to win in future. Picture: PA

Shadow ‘sensible’ party in bid to ambush Brexit

Politics 6
Yorkshire Party leader Stewart Arnold (centre) launches the party's 2017 manifesto outside Wakefield Cathedral. Picture: Scott Merrylees/Johnston Press

Meet the Yorkshire Party - the English regionalists inspired by the SNP

Politics 112
Usain Bolt, seen here taking a shot as Sir Mo Farah tries to close him down in a Soccer Aid match, has retired from sprinting and signed for an Australian football team

Jane Bradley: The sad end of this sporting life

Opinion

Leader comment: Girl Guide badges to include actual Moon-walking?

Opinion

Girlguides ditch home making for mixology in culture change

UK 6

Long-term CJD survivor at centre of legal protection battle

News

Now That’s What I Call Music! hits 100th edition

UK
Otis Redding III performs at a celebration of what would have been his father's 75 birthday

Susan Dalgety: Embrace legacy of Otis and Elvis in the name of freedom

Opinion
Taxing visitors could raise up to �70m. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Monica Lennon: Follow the tourist tax trail out of austerity

Opinion 2
Why is the Bank of England poised to put up interest rates? Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty

Bill Jamieson: Skills shortage at the heart of pay paradox

Opinion
Taxing visitors could raise up to �70m. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Leader: Real debate about tourist tax should be ‘how high?’

Opinion
EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier gave little reassurance to the UK Prime Minister in his address to the press. Picture: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP

Euan McColm: Barnier rebuff should shut Boris’s cakehole

Opinion 1
Gaucho on St Andrew Square could still be saved after its parent company went into administration

Stephen Jardine: I was wrong about the future of restaurants

Opinion

Comment: Developers need strong foundations for growth

Opinion

Gareth Shaw: If you’re not claiming marriage allowance, why not?

Opinion

Jane Bradley: The sad end of this sporting life

Opinion

Leader comment: Finally, Scotland has some good news to celebrate

Opinion 3

Leader comment: Girl Guide badges to include actual Moon-walking?

Opinion
Otis Redding III performs at a celebration of what would have been his father's 75 birthday

Susan Dalgety: Embrace legacy of Otis and Elvis in the name of freedom

Opinion
Nicola Sturgeon chats with the Catalan President, Quim Torra, at Bute House (Picture: Getty)

Brian Wilson: There’s a sinister side to Sturgeon’s new Catalan friend

Opinion 140

Eight injured after knife attack on bus in Germany

World 63
The incident happened on a Missouri lake. Picture: Stone County Fire Dept

11 dead after ‘duck boat’ capsizes in Missouri lake

World 2

Thomas L Friedman: How US can curb power of a president with no shame

Opinion 17

Joyce McMillan: New political alliances vital to stop Brexit disaster

Opinion 196

Ruth Davidson: Putin-sycophant Trump will never destroy Western democracy

Opinion 111

Tom Peterkin: Trump’s double-negative excuse doesn’t not sound unconvincing

News 10

Family ‘caught barbecuing on tombstone in graveyard’

UK 33
Brew Dog are to offer dog parties.

Brew Dog to offer ‘dog parties’ at Edinburgh bar

News

Ginger emojis are finally coming to iPhones and iPads

Odd
The five-day Outward Bound residential course on the shore of Loch Eil helped youngsters  to develop their confidence and learn leadership, communication and organisation skills

Martin Davidson: Outward-bound experience sets youngsters up with skills for the future

Opinion
Shona, Shanon, Sarah Law, Camile, Emily, Zoe, Rachel Law, Erin and Emma try out rugby

Kimberley Chatt: Girl Guides tackle gender stereotypes as they take up the ‘gentle art’ of rugby

Opinion
James Blake is the Director of the Centre for Media and Culture at Edinburgh Napier University and a co-chair of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland

James Blake: ‘Our Future Scotland’ is optimistic about what’s ahead

Opinion 1
Dr Ian Preston

Obituary: Dr Ian Preston, CBE, ScottishPower chief executive, company director, physicist and fly-fisherman

Obituaries
Football legend has died at the age of 79. Picture:  Don Morley/Getty Images

Obituary: Alan Gilzean, Scotland internationalist, Dundee hero, Tottenham Hotspur’s ‘King of White Hart Lane’

Obituaries
Morton chairman Douglas Rae in 2007 (Picture: SNS Group Craig Williamson)

Obituary: Douglas Rae, businessman and chairman of Greenock Morton football club

Obituaries

Chef’s wife screams out running to de-stress

Celebrity
Jodie Whittaker will become the first woman to play the Time Lord in Doctor Who. Picture: Colin Hutton/BBC/PA Wire

First look at new Doctor Who series gives glimpse of Jodie Whittaker in action

TV & Radio
Former Rangers manager 'Graeme Souness

Ex-Rangers manager Graeme Souness savages England Cup tactics

News 12
England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates after the FIFA World Cup quarter-final win over Sweden. Picture: Tim Goode/PA Wire

British Airways gives out waistcoats on Moscow World Cup flight

News 6
The former first lady is following in the footsteps of her husband, who also hosted a dinner with the foundation at the EICC last year. Picture: PA

Two pupils chosen to attend dinner with Michelle Obama in Edinburgh

News 8
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