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Nicola Sturgeon says Scots could go it alone on Brexit deals

UK
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

Scotland’s weather: snow causes crashes and school closures

Transport
Michael Russell said the Scottish Government would press ahead with legislation at Holyrood 'to defend devolution'. Picture: TSPL

UK ministers to reveal list of Brexit powers for Scotland

UK

Scottish A&E wait times soar to new high as flu rates jump

News

Norwegian to axe a US route from Edinburgh over tax cut delays

Transport

Chief Constable Phil Gormley faces new misconduct allegation

Politics
More than 200 grit lorries work across Scotland. Picture: Michael Gillen

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

Transport

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

Scotsman Leader Comment

Donald Tusk: UK can change mind on Brexit and stay in EU

Politics 539

Nicola Sturgeon says Scots could go it alone on Brexit deals

UK 531
Michael Russell said the Scottish Government would press ahead with legislation at Holyrood 'to defend devolution'. Picture: TSPL

UK ministers to reveal list of Brexit powers for Scotland

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Chief Constable Phil Gormley. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Chief Constable Phil Gormley faces new misconduct allegation

Politics
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

News 14
Keith Brown made his comments in response to questions tabled at Holyrood. Picture: TSPL

Keith Brown refuses to be drawn on Aberdeen bypass completion

Politics 6

Speak to your neighbours to reduce loneliness, Scots told

Politics 49

‘Press button if still alive’ plan for OAPs is ‘dangerous’

News 8

Nicola Sturgeon warns Scotland’s population could fall post-Brexit

News 229
A double room suite - the first on a British train - with ensuite and shower.

New Caledonian Sleeper trains delayed until October

Transport 12
Norwegian launched its three US routes from Edinburgh just seven months ago.

Norwegian to axe a US route from Edinburgh over tax cut delays

Transport 20
More than 200 grit lorries work across Scotland. Picture: Michael Gillen

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

Transport 3

Keith Brown refuses to be drawn on Aberdeen bypass completion

Politics 6

Scotland’s weather: snow causes crashes and school closures

Transport 18

Scotland in ‘strong position’ to host first UK spaceport

Tech 14

One third of private car parks breach consumer laws

Transport
The S3 pupils during their lesson. Picture: Facebook

Scottish high school sparks debate over pheasant-butchering lesson

Education 44
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
Third year maths university student to help out while school attempts to fill two vacancies.

Canadian teacher at Scottish school has visa fast-tracked

Education 8
Parents at Drummond Community High are concerned about plans to turn the school into a dedicated Gaelic education centre. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Gaelic plan for Edinburgh school branded ‘social cleansing’

Education 32

Scots schools sends unruly pupils back to primaries as punishment

Education 27
The number of students taking a computer science course in Scotland rose by nine per cent compared to 2015-16. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Rising number of Scots studying for full-time degrees

Education 18

Ruth Davidson: Time to end the chaos in the classroom

Opinion 62

Time to ‘reset’ curriculum for excellence, say Scots Tories

Education 26

Experienced maths teacher in England ‘told to retrain’ for Scots job

Education 439

Medal awarded to creators of refugees’ solar charger

Education 2
New studies have show native Scots pines are more at risk of disease in forests where they grow near foreign pine species. Picture: Richard Ennos

Call to fell alien trees to protect native Scots pine

Environment

Scotland’s weather: snow causes crashes and school closures

Transport 18
Picture: Getty

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

Environment 9
Flowering plants have evolved and spread to dominate the botanical kingdom - now scientists believe they know the secret to this success

Ilona Amos: Could Earth become a world without flowers once again?

Opinion 5

Climate change threatens historic landmarks across Scotland

Environment 15

Kirsty Gunn: Beauty of calf in snow, horror of vacuum-packed ‘baby’

Opinion 1

Scottish high school sparks debate over pheasant-butchering lesson

Education 44

Cairngorms in bid to save rare plants from last ice age

Environment 2
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

News 14
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 49
Sheltered housing residents in Glasgow could face changes to alarm system.

‘Press button if still alive’ plan for OAPs is ‘dangerous’

News 8
Picture: Getty

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

Environment 9

NHS Scotland pays £193m in compensation over five years

News 56
NHS Lothian was one of the top health boards for medical negligence pay outs

NHS Lothian paid out almost £33m for medical mistakes

News 1
Onions in bedsocks is not an effective cold remedy (Picture: SWNS)

Leader comment: The wisdom of ‘old wives’

Opinion 1

The nation’s most popular medical myths revealed

News

Brian Monteith: Time the SNP stopped dodging NHS responsibilty

Opinion 117

Helen Martin: Oi! Scientists! Housework is just as strenuous as DIY

Opinion 1

Nicola Sturgeon says Scots could go it alone on Brexit deals

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Michael Russell said the Scottish Government would press ahead with legislation at Holyrood 'to defend devolution'. Picture: TSPL

UK ministers to reveal list of Brexit powers for Scotland

UK 18

Poll: Voters ‘in the dark’ over Labour’s position on Brexit

Politics 22

Darren McGarvey: Carillion - giants of capitalism or scroungers?

Opinion 9

Aidan Smith: The second coming of punk is here

Opinion

Leader comment: The wisdom of ‘old wives’

Opinion 1

Toddler was sexually assaulted before death, coroner rules

UK

Darren McGarvey: Carillion - giants of capitalism or scroungers?

Opinion 9
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
CIVIL ENGINEER NICOLA BERTRAM (23) WHO HAS JUST GOT HER FIRST JOB AS JUNIOR SITE ENGINEER ON THE VERSACE STORE AT FREEPORT LEISURE VILLAGE AT WESTWOOD, WEST CALDER. SHE WAS ONE OF ONLY 3 WOMEN ON HER COURSE AY NAPIER UNIVERSITY.

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

Opinion 4
Charlie Steen, of Shame, on stage at the 29th Eurockeennes music festival near Belfort, eastern France. (Picture: AFP/Getty)

Aidan Smith: The second coming of punk is here

Opinion
Flowering plants have evolved and spread to dominate the botanical kingdom - now scientists believe they know the secret to this success

Ilona Amos: Could Earth become a world without flowers once again?

Opinion 5
Nicola Sturgeon's concerns about immigration into Scotland should be shared by Theresa May (Picture: AFP/Getty)

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

Opinion 403
Onions in bedsocks is not an effective cold remedy (Picture: SWNS)

Leader comment: The wisdom of ‘old wives’

Opinion 1

Bill Jamieson: Onwards and upwards to 8,000 (while it lasts)

Business

Brian Monteith: Time the SNP stopped dodging NHS responsibilty

Opinion 117

Brian Ferguson: Scottish screen industry needs more than buzz words

Opinion

Lesley Riddoch: Is Nicola Sturgeon the superwoman who can stop Brexit?

Opinion 211
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
A push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to Hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic was a mistake, state emergency officials said. Picture: George F. Lee /The Star-Advertiser via AP

Hawaii missile false alarm sparks shock, anger and lots of apologies

World
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

Hawaii residents left terrified after false missile alert

News

Liam Neeson: Sexual harassment scandal has caused witch hunt

News 6

Leader comment: Some ‘fake’ news about Donald Trump

Opinion 16

Leader comment: The issue that’s uniting the Tories and the SNP

Opinion 28
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
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
CIVIL ENGINEER NICOLA BERTRAM (23) WHO HAS JUST GOT HER FIRST JOB AS JUNIOR SITE ENGINEER ON THE VERSACE STORE AT FREEPORT LEISURE VILLAGE AT WESTWOOD, WEST CALDER. SHE WAS ONE OF ONLY 3 WOMEN ON HER COURSE AY NAPIER UNIVERSITY.

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

Opinion 4
Jamie Watt is Partner and IP&T specialist, Harper Macleod LLP,

Jamie Watt: More regulation means doing better risk evaluation and more due diligence

Opinion
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
Russell Leather

Obituary: Russell Leather, electrical engineer and chairman of the Gannochy Trust

Obituaries
Former Liverpool goalkeeper Tommy Lawrence. Picture: Allsport UK /Allsport

Obituary: Tommy Lawrence, goalkeeping stalwart of Bill Shankly’s great Liverpool side

Obituaries

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

News 1
Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) takes part in an exhibition bout at Paisley Ice Rink in August, 1965, with Jimmy Ellis.

Scot’s play about Muhammad Ali in Paisley punches above its weight

Theatre 2