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University of Edinburgh students demand lecture strike compensation

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There are concerns that proposed changes would mean local authorities will struggle to build new sports and cultural facilities. Picture: Jane Barlow

Call to scrap ‘sport tax’ plan amid fears for future of grassroots facilities

Politics
Forestry in the Borders  Pic: Neil Hanna

Lesley Riddoch: ‘Tenants versus trees’ row has echoes of the Highland Clearances

Opinion

Brian Monteith: Jeremy Corbyn has some explaining to do over Czech spy meetings

Opinion

Scottish Power ‘best for value’ in new annual energy report

News

Gunpowder store to be revived as part of £500m marina project

Lifestyle
The Los Angeles Times has praises Dundees waterfront landmark ahead of its opening. Picture: contributed

V&A Dundee named ‘best new museum’ by leading American newspaper

Lifestyle

Lesley Riddoch: ‘Tenants versus trees’ row has echoes of the Highland Clearances

Lesley Riddoch
Jeremy Corbyn, MP for Islington North.

Brian Monteith: Jeremy Corbyn has some explaining to do over Czech spy meetings

Opinion 4
There are concerns that proposed changes would mean local authorities will struggle to build new sports and cultural facilities. Picture: Jane Barlow

Call to scrap ‘sport tax’ plan amid fears for future of grassroots facilities

Politics 1
Former minister for childcare and early years Mark McDonald stood down  after it was claimed he sent a woman lewd messages. Picture: John Devlin

Details of misconduct claims against former SNP minister revealed

Politics 4
Morrissey was performing at the SSE Hydro. Picture: Contributed

Morrissey jibe at Nicola Sturgeon met with boos at Scottish gig

Music 267
Medical marijuana on display at a dispensary in Los Angeles, California. Picture: Getty

Calls for British boy to be given medical cannabis licence

UK 19
Paloma Faith praised Scotland's First Minister. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Paloma Faith reveals she’s a ‘massive fan’ of Nicola Sturgeon

News 56

Scotland ranks third in the world for female political empowerment

News 9

SNP plan ‘day of action’ to save RBS branches

News 64

Video: Man arrested after digger crashes into Buckie building

Transport
The lifeboats (like the one pictured)  helped rescue the stricken cargo ship. Picture: Garry Knight\Wikimedia

Lifeboats rescue stricken cargo ship off coast of Skye

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The new Hitachi trains have yet to come into service. Photograph: SNS

Railway chief targets Edinburgh-Glasgow in 39 minutes

Transport 22
ScotRail passengers face disruption

Signal fault causing disruption on Glasgow to Kilmarnock trains

Transport 1

ScotRail forced to halve carriages on some Edinburgh-Glasgow trains

Transport 48

Traffic diversion in place for M8 resurfacing works at Glasgow Airport

Transport

Alastair Dalton: Could pothole crisis lead to congestion charging?

Opinion 18

‘Horrid’ 1970s buildings to make way for Queen Street station revamp

Transport 7
University of Edinburgh. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Leader comment: Students right to demand money back over university strike disruption

Opinion
Thousands sign petition calling for payment over missed lecture classes. Picture: TSPL

University of Edinburgh students demand lecture strike compensation

News 6

Concerns over ‘diluted’ teacher training standards

News 29
Martin Davidson, Scottish Director, Outward Bound Trust

Martin Davidson: Challenge is what Outward Bound strives to do – for youngsters and ourselves

Opinion 2
From left, Dave Bruinvels, Ann Bruinvels and Alice Farrell of Px HealthCare. Picture: Dave Fitch

Tech firms working to extend cancer survival rates by up to five months

Tech
The Data Talent event introduces students from Scottish universities to some of the country's biggest employers. Picture: Contributed

Mining the data – meet and greet gives jobseekers chance to show off skills

Tech
A mother and daughter play with toys in their home. The Scottish Governments ambitious policy to double early learning and childcare hours by 2020 has sparked warnings

Nicola Sturgeon warned of major ‘risks’ with SNP childcare plan

Education 86

Plea for evidence to support John Swinney’s school reforms

Politics 30

Minister Nick Gibb refuses to answer times table question on TV

News 12

Scotland’s trainee teachers set to get lessons from children

Education 56

Satellites to monitor water quality of Scottish lochs

Tech 1
The earthquake registered 4.4 on the  Richter  scale, Photo: OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images

Parts of UK shaken by 4.4 magnitude earthquake

News 8
The curlew is one of the upland species which has seen a decline in numbers. Picture: Horst Jegen/REX/Shutterstock

Half Scotland’s upland birds suffer ‘significant long-term decline’

Environment 4
A golden eagle. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Anger after suspected killing of golden eagle near Edinburgh

Environment 25

Rare butterfly breeds in Scotland for first time in 130 years

Environment

Scotland’s upland birds suffer ‘worrying’ fall in numbers

News 11

Scottish marine firms receive £4.8m funding boost

News
It's been reported that The Halo Trust has suspended a staff member following a sexual assault allegation. Picture: Greg Macvean

Scots-based international charity in fresh reports of sexual misconduct

UK 1
Medical marijuana on display at a dispensary in Los Angeles, California. Picture: Getty

Calls for British boy to be given medical cannabis licence

UK 19
Among the other controversial proposals are introducing portion limits on the size of takeaway, pub and restaurant meals. Picture: PA

Plans to curb junk food and takeaway portion size in Scotland

Politics 9
Dr David Blane says the overweight should be given the same priority as smokers and alcoholics with emphasis on psychological and cultural pressures involved. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Expert seeks strategy of total war on endemic obesity

Politics 56
Obesity is placing a huge burden on the health of our nation, impacting on workplace productivity and sapping the NHS. Picture: Getty Images/Purestock

Leader: Bold action needed to tackle obesity crisis

Opinion 5
'The whole comparison to England thing  I do find that very difficult,' says BMA Scotland chair Dr Peter Bennie. Picture: John Devlin

Insight: BMA Scotland chair Peter Bennie wants action from the government, not soundbites

Health 1
NHS Lothian has received repeated complaints about�parking�at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

2,200 staff on waiting list for Scottish NHS car park permits

Politics 15

Parents of dead baby hope ruling ‘reduces risk’ for other families

News

Fish cakes withdrawn after being contaminated with plastic and metal

News 1

More than 5,000 children seen by NHS weight management services since 2014

News

Children as young as two receive weight help

UK 1
It's been reported that The Halo Trust has suspended a staff member following a sexual assault allegation. Picture: Greg Macvean

Scots-based international charity in fresh reports of sexual misconduct

UK 1
A Virgin (and Stagecoach) train crosses the bridge leading to Berwick Upon Tweed.

Kirsty Gunn: Be warned Stagecoach, you may end up in my next novel

Opinion
Time's Up campaigners storm the red carpet wearing tops reading 'Times Up Theresa' at the EE British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire.

‘Time’s up Theresa’ protesters invade Bafta red carpet

TV & Radio 16
The calls came after Link announced a plan to cut the fees paid to cash machine operators. Picture: John Devlin

Labour MP wants regulator to review ATM funding changes

Financial 1

Calls for British boy to be given medical cannabis licence

UK 19

Tenth year of losses looms for troubled RBS

Business 4

Stephen Jardine: Jamie Oliver is learning a lesson about restaurants

Opinion 6

Jane Bradley: The UK Royal Family have nothing on this lot

Opinion 2
Jeremy Corbyn, MP for Islington North.

Brian Monteith: Jeremy Corbyn has some explaining to do over Czech spy meetings

Opinion 4
Forestry in the Borders  Pic: Neil Hanna

Lesley Riddoch: ‘Tenants versus trees’ row has echoes of the Highland Clearances

Opinion 8
University of Edinburgh. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Leader comment: Students right to demand money back over university strike disruption

Opinion
Alan Strain is head of Davidson Chalmers employment team

Alan Strain: Negotiating around pay inequality

Opinion
Kirstin Nee is Senior Underwriter at DUAL Asset Underwriting, a partner agency of Mlllar & Bryce

Kirstin Nee: Avoid being held to ransom over ransom strips

Opinion
Philip Buchan is an Associate with Murray Beith Murray

Philip Buchan: Rural concerns over Private Residential Tenancy rules

Opinion
Eve Muirhead is a picture of concentration during the Women's Round Robin Session 1 match with the OAR. Picture: PA

Curlers’ agony not fair play

Opinion

Brian Ferguson: Music making a welcome return to centrestage at the Edinburgh Fringe

Lifestyle

Kirsty Gunn: Be warned Stagecoach, you may end up in my next novel

Opinion

Euan McColm: Hats in the ring spoil Sturgeon high wire act

Opinion 78

Leader: Bold action needed to tackle obesity crisis

Opinion 5
Letters from St Kilda were launched in a waterproof box.

£15,000 price tag for washed up St Kilda letter

World 1
The marriage of Prince Nicholas and Alina Binder seems to have been a happy affair but the familys adventures in exile have been colourful to say the least (Picture: Sipa/Rex/Shutterstock)

Jane Bradley: The UK Royal Family have nothing on this lot

Opinion 2
Joe Zevuloni tends a makeshift memorial to honour victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Picture: Getty)

Timothy Egan: A kid just schooled Donald Trump on mass shootings

Opinion 177

Fund-raisers face uphill struggle in wake of aid agencies scandal

UK 1

FBI admits bungling warning on Florida school gunman

World 11

Wanted: Lyricist to pen unifying national anthem for Kosovo

World

Ten thought-provoking World Press Photo 2018 entries

News

Tennent’s create ultimate assistant for Alex McLeish in Scotland role

Odd

In pictures: 21 things you’ll only understand if you’re from Edinburgh

News 4
The brothel has closed down following complaints

Scotland’s first sex doll brothel shuts down following ‘complaints from neighbours’

Odd 22
Alan Strain is head of Davidson Chalmers employment team

Alan Strain: Negotiating around pay inequality

Opinion
Kirstin Nee is Senior Underwriter at DUAL Asset Underwriting, a partner agency of Mlllar & Bryce

Kirstin Nee: Avoid being held to ransom over ransom strips

Opinion
Philip Buchan is an Associate with Murray Beith Murray

Philip Buchan: Rural concerns over Private Residential Tenancy rules

Opinion
Donald Erskine

Obituary: Donald Erskine, National Trust for Scotland Factor with breathtaking knowledge of the nation

Obituaries
Kay Blair

Obituary: Kay Blair, former chair of Scottish Housing Regulator

Obituaries

Morrissey jibe at Nicola Sturgeon met with boos at Scottish gig

Music 268
Paloma Faith praised Scotland's First Minister. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Paloma Faith reveals she’s a ‘massive fan’ of Nicola Sturgeon

News 56
Paloma Faith. Pic: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Paloma Faith first to sign up for Edinburgh ‘Summer Sessions’ gigs

Lifestyle
Hugh Jackman stars in surprise box office hit The Greatest Showman

Scots school wins free film trip after Hugh Jackman praise

Lifestyle

Sir Billy Connolly to make a return to TV screens

News 16