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Radical new plans revealed to turn Scotland smoke free by 2034

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Scotland ‘will be less attractive to migrants’ after Brexit

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Wind farm ‘could wipe out a third of wildcats’

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Attainment gap widens in Scotland’s colleges

Politics

Controversial Highland dunes golf course gets green light

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Doddie Weir charity donates six-figure sum to MND patients

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Scottish hotel adds midge burgers to the summer menu

Lifestyle

Decline in sightings of frogs and toads in Scottish gardens

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Nearly one in five drivers have taken penalty points for another motorist. Picture: SWNS

One in five motorists risk jail by taking penalty points for others

Transport

Ayesha Hazarika: Emotion over reason is the new politics – and that has stunted discourse

Ayesha Hazarika

Theresa May calls US child migrant policy "deeply disturbing" and "wrong"

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Scottish Government announce 1.35 million for trauma training

Scottish Government pledges £1.35 million for trauma training

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Fewer than 20 per cent of fathers in Scotland take more than two weeks' leave after their partner has given birth, research has found

Scottish fathers in low-income jobs less likely to take paternity leave

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Ministers unveiled the plans to make Scotland smoke-free by 2034. Picture: Toby Williams

Radical new plans revealed to turn Scotland smoke free by 2034

Politics 143

Scottish Government must update economic strategy, says report

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Scotland ‘will be less attractive to migrants’ after Brexit

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The number of appointed peers in the House of Lords continues to grow. Picture: PA

Scotland ‘better represented’ in the Lords than other parts of the UK

Politics 62

Tom Peterkin: Lord Sewel’s intervention won’t quell SNP outrage

Politics 39

Attainment gap widens in Scotland’s colleges

Politics 3

Kenny MacAskill: Legalising cannabis is the way forward

Opinion 4

Leader comment: Backing Scotland’s battle with the plastic bottle

Opinion
Ten "Happy Trains" will run on the main Edinburgh-Glasgow line. Picture: ScotRail Alliance

ScotRail's 'Happy Trains' to start running on Saturday

Transport 1
Nearly one in five drivers have taken penalty points for another motorist. Picture: SWNS

One in five motorists risk jail by taking penalty points for others

Transport 8
A video shows the aftermath of the crash.

Video shows aftermath of Edinburgh Airport tram crash

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71-year-old killed after car hits tree in Linlithgow M9 crash

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Revealed: New plans for trams and cars to share single lane on Leith Walk

Transport

What are the options for Leith Walk tram development?

Transport

Severe flooding causes eight-mile tailbacks on M8

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All schools and nurseries in East Dunbartonshire are to shut for four days due to industrial action.

All East Dunbartonshire schools to shut for strike action

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Award-winning children's author Julia Donaldson. Picture: Contributed

Scottish library closures soar as council cuts bite

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John Swinney hails ‘real improvement’ in closing attainment gap

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"The reality is still that men outnumber women in professions such as engineering and technology, in the financial sector and in the boardroom."

‘Single-sex schools give girls courage and opportunity to develop’

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Calls have been made for more diversity in top teaching roles

Calls for action to increase diversity in top teaching roles

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Son of Stakis on the naughty step after £100k nursery firm folds without opening

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Stirling University MA provides clear course to fintech success

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Rap tutorials help troubled Scots school pupils turn the page

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Sightings of frogs and toads in gardens have declined as ponds vanish. Picture: PA

Decline in sightings of frogs and toads in Scottish gardens

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Scottish Water's "Your Water, Your Life" campaign hopes to make tap water the first choice for people.

Scots urged to turn to tap to arrest plastic bottle scourge

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Pentland Firth tidal energy pioneer hails 2017 as pivotal year

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Controversial Highland dunes golf course gets green light

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Fracking has not been banned - despite Scottish Government claims, says court

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Ineos loses its legal challenge to Scottish Government fracking “ban”

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Scottish Government announce 1.35 million for trauma training

Scottish Government pledges £1.35 million for trauma training

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Ministers unveiled the plans to make Scotland smoke-free by 2034. Picture: Toby Williams

Radical new plans revealed to turn Scotland smoke free by 2034

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The common cold could be on the way out, according to Scots researchers. Picture: TSPL

Mammal molecule could hold key to curing cold, say Scots researchers

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Scots consume ‘10 litres of pure alcohol a year’

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Lauren Murphy says she tries to limit her son's unhealthy snacks. Picture: Mark Anderson

Scots toddlers eat a million sweets a week

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William Hague has sparked debate by calling for the legalisation of cannabis for recreational use. Picture: Getty

Chris Marshall: Hague may mean well but cannabis is still a real risk to users

Opinion 2
Cystic fibrosis sufferer Kelli Gallacher from Bonhill, West Dunbartonshire.

Ill woman begs Nicola Sturgeon: ‘please don’t let me die’

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Government will review ban on cannabis for medicinal use

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Man appeals to Nicola Sturgeon after year wait for NHS appointment

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Three £100 Amazon.co.uk gift cards to be won thanks to E.ON

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‘Game over’ for some video games addicts, WHO warns

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Monarch of the Glen by Sir Edwin Landseer.

Monarch of the Glen to go on display in London

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Men wearing kilts will also be protected by new upskirting laws. Picture: TSPL

English upskirting ban ‘will also apply to kilts’

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Lord Sugar. Picture: BBC

Calls for BBC to sack Lord Sugar after ‘racist’ tweet

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Warning over illegal metal detecting at Hadrian’s Wall

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Tendayi Bloom: ‘Migration control’ isn’t about migration – it’s about controlling who can be in our society

Opinion 31

Five injured after ‘battery short circuit’ at London tube station

UK

Eiman Mirghani: I had to abandon my life and family – but Scotland has embraced me

Opinion 4
David Alexander is managing director of DJ Alexander. Picture: Contributed

David Alexander comment: Paying a high price for fire and water damage

Opinion

Tom Peterkin: Lord Sewel’s intervention won’t quell SNP outrage

Politics 39

Leader comment: Midge burger and flies please

Opinion
Glasgow Art School was gutted by a devastating blaze on Friday. Picture: John Devlin

Bill Jamieson: Mack fire is a chance to build something new

Opinion
Some of the strongest support from all age groups for wild land protection was found in the Highlands and Islands

Mel Nicoll: Protecting wild landscapes for future generations is worth fighting for

Opinion 1
Billy Caldwell with his mother Charlotte, who  has won permission to treat her son's epilepsy with medicinal cannabis. Picture: PA

Kenny MacAskill: Legalising cannabis is the way forward

Opinion 4
Kevin Reid, Director of Horticulture at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh with author Martin Dorey and Hamish the camper van

Kevin Reid: Everything in the gardens is rosy – so why not set off on the Bonnie Botany Tour road trip?

Opinion

Leader comment: Backing Scotland’s battle with the plastic bottle

Opinion

Jim Duffy comment: Investigating the intriguing case of the Big Four

Opinion

Tendayi Bloom: ‘Migration control’ isn’t about migration – it’s about controlling who can be in our society

Opinion 31

Leader comment: Caution needed in cannabis legalisation debate

Opinion

Theresa May calls US child migrant policy "deeply disturbing" and "wrong"

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Canada lawmakers have voted to legalise cannabis. Picture: Chris Roussakis/AFP/Getty Images

Canada legalises recreational use of cannabis

World
Two teenage brothers say they are 'terrified' they will be killed by Islamic extremists if they are deported to Pakistan from Scotland. Picture: Cameron Brooks

Teen brothers fear death if deported to Pakistan from Scotland

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TOPSHOT - A man holds an icon during a demonstration in Athens on June 16, 2018 against the agreement reached to resolve a 27-year name row with Macedonia has kicked up a political storm in Greece. 'Greece's leftist-led government was expected Saturday to shrug off a censure vote and protests as it prepares to sign a landmark preliminary deal to end a 27-year name row with Macedonia.  / AFP PHOTO / ANGELOS TZORTZINISANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP/Getty Images

Greece and Macedonia sign deal that ends decades-long dispute

World 1

Hundreds of migrants arrive in Spanish port as rescue ship docks

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Forget Brexit, the migrant crisis is Europe’s big challenge

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Trade war with US hots up as China targets $34bn of goods

World 1

Airport seized from Yemen rebels

World
Toploader were set to play Fifefest

Fife music festival with Toploader cancelled after just 200 tickets sold

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Racist Twitter troll deletes account after getting owned by Scotrail

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The huge picture of the Forth rail bridge bought by granddad Stuart Slicer

Double vision: Grandad buys 10ft Forth Bridge artwork despite having exact same view

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A woman was left bleeding after she was divebombed by a seagull. Picture: Stock image

Pensioner left bleeding and in tears after seagull attack

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Some of the strongest support from all age groups for wild land protection was found in the Highlands and Islands

Mel Nicoll: Protecting wild landscapes for future generations is worth fighting for

Opinion 1
Kevin Reid, Director of Horticulture at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh with author Martin Dorey and Hamish the camper van

Kevin Reid: Everything in the gardens is rosy – so why not set off on the Bonnie Botany Tour road trip?

Opinion
Tendayi Bloom is a Lecturer in Politics and International Studies at The Open University.

Tendayi Bloom: ‘Migration control’ isn’t about migration – it’s about controlling who can be in our society

Opinion 31
Janet Fraser, resplendent in her beloved bonnet

Obituary: Janet Fraser, Scottish Salvation Army brigadier

Obituaries
Air Commodore Alastair Mackie

Obituary: Wing Commander Alastair Mackie DFC, bomber pilot turned CND campaigner

Obituaries
Entertainer Ron Dale has died at the age of 84

Obituary: Ron Dale, versatile entertainer who moved from theatres to clubs and cruise ships

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Rev Dr George Grubb, as Lord Provost, joins the Queen for the Ceremony of the Keys at Holyrood Palace in 2008. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Obituary: Rev Dr George Grubb, Church of Scotland minister who became Lord Provost of Edinburgh

Obituaries

Doddie Weir charity donates six-figure sum to MND patients

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Alan Longmuir of the Bay City Rollers

Bay City Rollers guitarist Alan Longmuir returns home after falling ill in Mexico

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Eastenders actor Leslie Grantham dies aged 71

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Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field are reported to join The X Factor as judges. Picture: PA Wire

Robbie Williams and wife to join X Factor judging panel

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Twiggy, who has designed glasses for the Aurora range, exclusive to Specsavers. Picture:: Brian Aris/Specsavers

Twiggy on her work since retiring as a model

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