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

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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

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

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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

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Major delays expected on Scotland’s roads amid snowfall

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

Lifestyle
Harry Potter author Jk Rowling. Picture: Tom Hayward

JK Rowling refutes claims that £4m pub inspired Harry Potter

JK Rowling

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

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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
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

Scotland faces severe accommodation shortage for university students on campus

Politics
Whisky distilleries are opening in greater numbers south of the border. Picture: Carl Court/Getty Images

Whisky distilleries on the rise south of Scottish border

Lifestyle 3

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

UK 122

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

Opinion 1

RBS workers joked about letting customers ‘hang themselves’

Politics 5

Tesco delays Clubcard changes

Politics
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 14

Major delays expected on Scotland’s roads amid snowfall

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‘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

Sir Salter Scott: Names of Scottish road gritters prove a hit

Transport 3

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 15
Phelps undergoing his hydrotherapy. Picture: Scottish SPCA

Rescued baby hedgehog receives hydrotherapy from Scottish SPCA

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Scotland’s weather: snow causes crashes and school closures

Transport 22

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

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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

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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’

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

Environment 12

NHS Scotland pays £193m in compensation over five years

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NHS Lothian paid out almost £33m for medical mistakes

News 1

Leader comment: The wisdom of ‘old wives’

Opinion 1

The nation’s most popular medical myths revealed

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Whisky distilleries are opening in greater numbers south of the border. Picture: Carl Court/Getty Images

Whisky distilleries on the rise south of Scottish border

Lifestyle 3
Brexit Secretary David Davis described the passing of the EU Withdrawal Bill as an "historic milestone"

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

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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

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Bernard Ingham, Margaret Thatcher's former press secretary, fears the House of Lords' attempt to control the press could have serious consequences for democracy

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

Opinion 1

RBS workers joked about letting customers ‘hang themselves’

Politics 5

Tesco delays Clubcard changes

Politics

JK Rowling refutes claims that £4m pub inspired Harry Potter

JK Rowling 3

Britons could face high fees, holiday visa wait to go to Europe after Brexit

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Bernard Ingham, Margaret Thatcher's former press secretary, fears the House of Lords' attempt to control the press could have serious consequences for democracy

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

Opinion 1
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
Jeremy Corbyns supporters now have a majority on Labours board of the party. Picture: Getty

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

Opinion 7
Cyrille Regis was a trailblazer who inspired generations of black footballers. Picture: PA Wire

Martyn McLaughlin: The racism Cyrille Regis battled is still with us

Opinion 18
The Kyle of Lochalsh branch of RBS is among dozens set to close this year

Pat Rafferty: Tories are in cahoots with RBS over branch closures

Opinion 11
The number of cases of domestic abuse in Scotland is 'truly shocking', Justice Secretary Michael Matheson has said.

Leader comment: Scots must learn from life ruined by domestic violence

Opinion 1

Leader comment: SNP anti-loneliness drive is not to be sneered at

Opinion 1

Darren McGarvey: Carillion - giants of capitalism or scroungers?

Opinion 11

Susan Stewart: Why don’t we support part-time students? Not everyone can give up a job to retrain

Opinion

Lesley McLeod: The talents of women are ignored when we need their skills

Opinion 6
Catalonia's new parliament has elected a speaker. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Independence push surges ahead as Catalonia parliament elects speaker

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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

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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

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Hawaii residents left terrified after false missile alert

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Liam Neeson: Sexual harassment scandal has caused witch hunt

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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
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
Jeanette Forbes is the Chairperson of the JDRF Scottish Development Group

Jeanette Forbes: Healthy advances in battling diabetes

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Susan Stewart is the Director of The Open University in Scotland.

Susan Stewart: Why don’t we support part-time students? Not everyone can give up a job to retrain

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

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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

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