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Michael O’Neill turns down Scotland job

Scotland
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Scotland's small businesses to be 'most affected' by Brexit

Politics
Michael O'Neill. Picture: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Scotland fans vent fury after Michael O’Neill turns down SFA

News

Scots poet ‘amazed’ at reaction to Robert Burns ‘sex pest’ comment

Robert Burns

Nine members of Scotland’s ‘most sophisticated’ crime gang jailed

News

Scottish Government to state Brexit position in Brussels

Politics

SNP facing £250m budget gap amid anger over council pay

Politics

Weather update: police warn drivers as snow starts to melt

Transport
Traffic on St John's Road, Corstorphine.

Polluted streets ‘still poisoning lungs’ in Scotland

Environment

Leader comment: Sturgeon is right about Scotland’s Brexit problem

Scotsman Leader Comment
Many tasks are now being performed over the internet, so a functioning connection is important (Picture: PA)

Keith Brown: Superfast broadband for all Scots is coming

Opinion

Theresa May to host Burns Supper at Downing street

Politics
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard

Nicola Sturgeon is ‘most divisive UK politician since Margaret Thatcher’

Politics
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Scotland's small businesses to be 'most affected' by Brexit

Politics

Scottish Government to state Brexit position in Brussels

Politics
Alan Cumming and Nicola Sturgeon at a flash mob meeting outside the Yes Campaign office in Finnieston , Glasgow in 2014. Picture: TSPL

Alan Cumming makes £64K profit on ‘Indyref flat’ he bought in Edinburgh

Lifestyle
Dundee holds high hopes of a surge in visitor numbers following the opening of the V&A museum later this year.

Lesley Riddoch: Will Scotland finally discover Dundee?

Opinion

Leader comment: Ukip would not be missed

Opinion

Leader comment: Public sector pay rise must apply to all

Opinion

Brian Monteith: The party who voters can trust will reap the benefit

Opinion

SNP facing £250m budget gap amid anger over council pay

Politics

Edinburgh Trams introduce contactless payments

Transport

In pictures: Train derails in Scottish Highlands after landslide

Transport

Weather update: police warn drivers as snow starts to melt

Transport

Severe disruption on Glasgow - Edinburgh services

News

Scotland’s weather: Glasgow Airport reopens after temporarily closing due to snow

Transport

Police officer forced to take ‘evasive action’ following attempted hit and run

Stirling

In pictures: Edinburgh’s lost railway stations

Transport
Zakia Moulaoui from Invisible Cities who is providing haircuts and handing out toiletries to homeless people from the police box on Leith Walk. Photograph: Greg Macvean

Barbers think outside the box to give homeless free haircuts

Education
Plastic-stemmed cotton buds were one of the most common items found on Cramond Beach (Picture: Catherine Gemmell/Marine Conservation Society)

Jane Bradley: Toxic plastic waste is returning from sea to poison us

Opinion
Fettes College in Edinburgh is one of Scotland's top private schools.

Poll: Scots want private school charity status axed

Education
Employers can reap the benefit of a diverse workforce

Lauren Brown: Employers should tap into a well of creative ideas from a diverse workforce

Opinion
S. Karly Kehoe, Member of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland

S. Karly Kehoe, Debora B. F. Kayembe and Shawki Al-Dubaee: Academic refugees have much to offer countries which give them a safe haven

Opinion

Scotland faces severe accommodation shortage for university students on campus

Politics

Two-thirds of Scottish teachers do not get ‘sufficient’ mental health training

News

Which Scottish schools could be closed tomorrow due to snow?

Education

Scottish high school sparks debate over pheasant-butchering lesson

Education
Traffic on St John's Road, Corstorphine.

Polluted streets ‘still poisoning lungs’ in Scotland

Environment

Scotland’s weather: Drivers told to stay off the roads

Transport
Scientists discovered worryingly high levels of plastic waste at Scapa Flow. Picture: Scapa Flow Wrecks

Plastic levels at Scapa Flow ‘similar to Forth and Clyde’

Environment

Controversial Highland dunes golf course moves a step closer

Environment

‘No-one came to check on us’: Motorists relive horror night stuck in Scottish snow

Environment

Rescued baby hedgehog receives hydrotherapy from Scottish SPCA

News

Call to fell alien trees to protect native Scots pine

Environment
Young women are avoiding smear tests

Young women avoiding smear tests over body embarrassment

News
Zakia Moulaoui from Invisible Cities who is providing haircuts and handing out toiletries to homeless people from the police box on Leith Walk. Photograph: Greg Macvean

Barbers think outside the box to give homeless free haircuts

Education
Dr John Montgomery, right, the lead GP on the Govan SHIP, with practice manager Vince McGarry. Photograph: Nick Ponty

Leading doctor warns new GP contract fails to meet needs of poor patients

News
Gardener with a handful of freshly harvested potatoes

Science unearths neglected health food: potatoes

Health

A better way to encourage sinners like me to eat veg

Opinion
St John's Hospital in Livingston. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Protest held over ongoing closure of vital children’s ward

UK
Shona Robison.

SNP accused of betrayal over closure of children’s ward

News

Richard Leonard pledges to ‘boot out’ PFI deals from NHS

News

Number of flu cases in Scotland rises for third straight week

News

New GP contract approved after backing from profession

News
Many tasks are now being performed over the internet, so a functioning connection is important (Picture: PA)

Keith Brown: Superfast broadband for all Scots is coming

Opinion
In each situation, in an office, in a room, on the street, women must stand up for themselves. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Kirsty Gunn: Women need to be brave on streets, not just say ‘me too’

Opinion
Her Majesty The Queen. Picture; PA

Queen Elizabeth - What will happen when the monarch dies?

UK
St John's Hospital in Livingston. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Protest held over ongoing closure of vital children’s ward

UK

Stephen Jardine: Veganism and Brexit show how divided we are

Opinion

Jane Bradley: Toxic plastic waste is returning from sea to poison us

Opinion

John McLellan: How I took on a dodgy cold caller selling insurance

Opinion

Hotel owner bans ‘vloggers’ after free stay request

UK
Many tasks are now being performed over the internet, so a functioning connection is important (Picture: PA)

Keith Brown: Superfast broadband for all Scots is coming

Opinion
Matthew Kay is Director of Vario for Pinsent Masons

Matthew Kay: Our Vario model offers a new and better way to provide freelance legal services

Opinion
Court actions for industrial disease and illness caused by breathing in excessive fumes and dust are no longer confined to heavy industry

David McIntosh: We all have a right to work in safety

Opinion
ACAS research suggests companies and organisations should consider installing individual cubicles catering for all staff regardless of gender identity or expression. Picture: Getty

Val Dougan: Gender issues should be high on your agenda

Opinion
In each situation, in an office, in a room, on the street, women must stand up for themselves. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Kirsty Gunn: Women need to be brave on streets, not just say ‘me too’

Opinion
Dundee holds high hopes of a surge in visitor numbers following the opening of the V&A museum later this year.

Lesley Riddoch: Will Scotland finally discover Dundee?

Opinion
Taxi for Bolton: The Ukip leader Henry Bolton has been served a vote of no confidence by his party's ruling body.

Leader comment: Ukip would not be missed

Opinion

Leader comment: Public sector pay rise must apply to all

Opinion

Brian Ferguson: Burns is inspiring cultural celebrations worthy of his name

Opinion

Brian Monteith: The party who voters can trust will reap the benefit

Opinion

James Walker: yellow warnings for your no claims bonus

Business
Jacinda Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford, speak to the press outside their home in Auckland. Picture: Hannah Peters/Getty

Dani Garavelli: Let’s share in premier’s joy at having a baby on board

Opinion
Afghan security personnel stand guard as black smoke rises from the Intercontinental Hotel after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Picture; AP

Afghan forces end Intercontinental Hotel siege

World

US Government shutdown - now what?

World
Jacinda Ardern. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon congratulates New Zealand PM over pregnancy

Main players

What are the odds of Trump surviving 2018 in office? An expert crunches the numbers

Politics

Independence push surges ahead as Catalonia parliament elects speaker

News

Bayeux Tapestry could be put on display in Britain

UK

Siblings rescued after being found chained to beds

World
Youtube influencers are now banned. Picture: PA Wire

Hotel owner bans ‘vloggers’ after free stay request

UK
The Duke of Cambridge shows off his new haircut. Picture: Matt Dunham/PA Wire

Prince William’s new buzz cut ‘cost £180’

UK
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
Matthew Kay is Director of Vario for Pinsent Masons

Matthew Kay: Our Vario model offers a new and better way to provide freelance legal services

Opinion
Court actions for industrial disease and illness caused by breathing in excessive fumes and dust are no longer confined to heavy industry

David McIntosh: We all have a right to work in safety

Opinion
ACAS research suggests companies and organisations should consider installing individual cubicles catering for all staff regardless of gender identity or expression. Picture: Getty

Val Dougan: Gender issues should be high on your agenda

Opinion
Fritz Lustig, secret listener

Obituary: Fritz Lustig, ‘secret listener’ whose covert work helped shorten Second World War

Obituaries
Adam Montgomery

Obituary: Adam Montgomery, Provost, councillor and shop steward

Obituaries
Professor Jon Oberlander has died at the age of 55. Picture: Douglas Robertson

Obituary: Jon Reid Oberlander, academic, Professor of Epistemics, co-founder and first director of the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance

Obituaries

Conor McGregor attends training session in Kieran Tierney Celtic top

Celtic
Andy Murray will knock down the existing property in Surrey. Picture: PA

Andy Murray wins battle to build pool and gym at new home

Andy Murray
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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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
Lorraine Kelly. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Lorraine Kelly snubbed Strictly Come Dancing offer

Celebrity