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MSPs agree to shelve Named Person plans

Politics

Kezia Dugdale escapes Labour Party suspension after I’m A Celeb stint

News

Scotland weather: Strong winds bring avalanche risk to mountains

News

Scots universities told to drop entry grades for poor students

News

Nicola Sturgeon warns many Scots won’t like Holyrood budget

Politics

Theresa May told to haul RBS CEO into Number 10 over closures

Politics

Russians ‘tried to discredit 2014 Scots independence vote’

Politics

Peter Kay cancels live tour due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’

Lifestyle

Jim Duffy: Theresa May the Grey being overshadowed by Ruth Davidson, Jeremy Corbyn

Jim Duffy
The SNPs Westminster Leader Ian Blackford told Theresa May to summon RBS CEO Ross McEwan

Theresa May told to haul RBS CEO into Number 10 over closures

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Nicola Sturgeon warns many Scots won’t like Holyrood budget

Politics 244

Is Ruth Davidson likely to ditch Holyrood for Westminster?

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Russians ‘tried to discredit 2014 Scots independence vote’

Politics 254

Will Scotland’s controversial football act be scrapped?

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Community land ownership in Scotland rises ‘fivefold’ since 1990

Politics 9
The tram inquiry has been told that the trams project bill will exceed one billion pounds. Picture: TSPL

Revealed: Final cost of Edinburgh trams scheme will be £1 billion

News 1

‘Flash freeze’ causes Glasgow Airport to grind to a halt

Transport
Some Ryanair pilots are set to go on strike, Picture: Neil Hanna

Ryanair pilots to go on strike five days before Christmas

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Scotland shivers in coldest night of the year so far

News 9

Nicola Sturgeon announces £65m manufacturing centre for Renfrewshire

Transport 219

Scots universities told to drop entry grades for poor students

News 117
Drones are becoming increasingly popular

Air traffic control centre offers solid grounding in drone flying for students

Opinion
A record number of Scottish children are obese or overweight

Leader comment: Let’s build a sporting nation

Opinion
Chamath Palihapitiya said people curate their lives around a 'sense of perfection' (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)

Facebook is ‘ripping’ society apart, warns former executive

Tech 4
Scotland sees 543 more teachers

More Scottish teachers but primary classes stay the same size

Education 99
The Young Emerging Farmers Initiative (YEFI) in Chitambo, Zambia

May East: Youth leading the way in growing income for Zambia’s poorest

Opinion
The annual schools lecture series encourages pupils to consider careers in cyber security. Picture: Chris Watt

Cyber security lectures begin across Scotland

Tech

Jane Bradley: Why giving Christmas gifts to teachers can be a bad idea

Opinion 19

Scotland’s weather: A full list of school closures

News

Scottish classroom left in tears as 20th teacher in four years quits

Education 410

End looms for handwritten exams in Scottish schools

News 21
An avalanche alert has been issued for Scotland's mountains.

Warning over increased avalanche risk after snow and wind

Environment

Shocking reasons people give up their dogs revealed

News 4
The Young Emerging Farmers Initiative (YEFI) in Chitambo, Zambia

May East: Youth leading the way in growing income for Zambia’s poorest

Opinion
Dog hunting crimes have risen sharply in Scotland.

Hunting dog crimes in Scotland more than double

News 17

Humza Yousaf asked to clarify his plans for low emission zone

Politics 7

The Geminids: how to see the best meteor shower of the year

News

Heavy snow and 75mph winds forecast for Scotland

News

Leader comment: Planet Earth is not ready for 200-year-old humans

Opinion 15
Some pasta packet meals are no longer 'free'

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

News
A record number of Scottish children are obese or overweight

Leader comment: Let’s build a sporting nation

Opinion
Three-week-old Vanellope Hope Wilkins had an incredibly rare condition which meant her heart grew on the outside of the body (Picture: PA)

Leader comment: NHS miracles like this one come at a cost

Opinion
Naomi Findlay and Dean Wilkins spend precious time with daughter Vanellope Hope as she recovers from her life-saving operations, Picture: Ben Birchall/PA

Vanellope ‘first UK baby’ to survive birth with heart outside her body

News
Fraser Morton's son died at Crosshouse Hospital near Kilmarnock

Father of stillborn baby believes NHS ‘failed’ his son

News
A record number of Scottish children are obese or overweight

Almost one quarter of P1 pupils are overweight or obese

Health 11
Some residents in Glasgow have accepted living side by side with bed bugs

Glasgow residents ‘resign themselves’ to living with bed bugs

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A&E departments miss Scottish Government’s waiting targets

News 63

Man flu ‘may exist after all’

News

Breakthrough in fight against Huntington’s disease

Health

NHS pressures unsustainable as nurses hit ‘breaking point’

Politics 266
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Music review: SCO and Lukáš Vondráček, City Halls, Glasgow

UK
Barrie Hunter's Widow Twankey at Perth Theatre

Theatre reviews: Aladdin at Perth Theatre | Cinderella at the Traverse, Edinburgh

UK

Peter Kay cancels live tour due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’

Lifestyle
Chris Froome pictured in the final stage of La Vuelta in Madrid. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Chris Froome could be stripped of Vuelta title after drugs test result

Cycling

Donald Trump’s UK visit set to go ahead despite tweets row

Politics

Time to invest in rail and let the train take the strain of lorry freight off our busy roads

Opinion

Air traffic control centre offers solid grounding in drone flying for students

Opinion

Martyn McLaughlin: How fathers could spend more time with their kids

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JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

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Finance Secretary Derek Mackay delivers his Scottish Budget statement tomorrow (Picture: Lisa Ferguson)

Scott Macnab: A tartan tax hike that could test devolution

Opinion 8
david spaven  scottish representative rail freight group

Time to invest in rail and let the train take the strain of lorry freight off our busy roads

Opinion
Drones are becoming increasingly popular

Air traffic control centre offers solid grounding in drone flying for students

Opinion
Theresa May has gone from zero to hero in a matter of days  but strategic ambiguity may yet be her undoing. Picture: Getty

Ayesha Hazarika: Theresa May must now take on Brexit’s Stormtroopers

Opinion
Fathers have been slow to take up parental leave, largely because of the drop in earnings

Martyn McLaughlin: How fathers could spend more time with their kids

Opinion 1
Police must not ignore supposedly minor crimes like vandalism and smashed windows (Picture: Ian Georgeson)

Chris Marshall: Police Scotland must not ignore ‘minor’ crimes

Opinion 4

Leader comment: Let’s build a sporting nation

Opinion

Leader comment: NHS miracles like this one come at a cost

Opinion

Chris Forbes: ‘I lost my dad on Christmas day, the festive period is relentless’

Opinion

John McLellan: Viewers should prepare for more Auntie Beeb

Opinion 2
Democrat Doug Jones has beaten Republican Roy Moore in Alabama. Picture: AP Photo/John Bazemore

Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate election

Politics 1
The Young Emerging Farmers Initiative (YEFI) in Chitambo, Zambia

May East: Youth leading the way in growing income for Zambia’s poorest

Opinion

Corsican nationalists secure historic election victory

World 6
Russian President Vladimir Putin, center left, and Syrian President Bashar Assad, 2nd right, meet with military personnel at the Hemeimeem air base in Syria. Picture: Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP

Vladimir Putin declares Russian victory as forces withdrawn from Syria

World

Man arrested after pipe bomb explodes in New York rush hour

World 7

California wildfires scorch area larger than New York City

World

‘First ripple of freedom’ for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe jailed in Iran

News 2

Hopes soar for first direct flights between Scotland and China

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Edinburgh Airport. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scots airline pilots have sexiest voices, survey finds

Odd

Diner hits out after Edinburgh restaurant call her ‘pain in the ass woman’

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The object. Picture: ESO

Scientists claim mystery object could be alien spaceship

Odd 2
Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients' unrealistic expectations of what they can expect from their GP. Picture: Channel 5/PA Wire

Peppa Pig’s GP blamed for ‘unrealistic’ beliefs

News 2
david spaven  scottish representative rail freight group

Time to invest in rail and let the train take the strain of lorry freight off our busy roads

Opinion
Drones are becoming increasingly popular

Air traffic control centre offers solid grounding in drone flying for students

Opinion
The Young Emerging Farmers Initiative (YEFI) in Chitambo, Zambia

May East: Youth leading the way in growing income for Zambia’s poorest

Opinion
Former Sheriff Principal
 Douglas James Risk QC

Obituary: Douglas James Risk QC, sheriff who took no nonsense on the bench but had a keen sense of fun

Obituaries
Charles Jenkins. Picture: AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye.

Obituary: Charles Jenkins, US Army deserter to North Korea

Obituaries
PR guru Max Clifford has died at the age of 74. Picture: PA

Obituary: Max Clifford, public relations puppet master who fell from grace

Obituaries

Obituary: Sir Peter Burt, banker, ITV chairman and expert amateur golfer

Obituaries

Aidan Smith: We must stop Ed Sheeran getting to Christmas number one

Opinion 7
Katie Hopkins has been criticised after she slammed the Sleep in the Park event in Edinburgh. Picture: Getty

Social Bite hits back in Katie Hopkins Sleep in the Park row

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Ari Behn and Princess Martha Louise's. Picture: Wikimedia

Kevin Spacey 'groped' Norwegian king's son-in-law

Celebrity 2
Josh Littlejohn, founder of Social Bite, which is organising the Sleep in the Park event in Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens (Picture: Jon Savage)

Stephen Jardine: How sandwich charity is building houses for homeless

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