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EU negotiator: ‘simple fact’ independent Scotland could join EU

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Donald Trump to meet the Queen during UK visit

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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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Actress Kelly Macdonald arrives on the red carpet for the opening night of the 2018 Edinburgh International Film Festival. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Kelly Macdonald calls for end to ‘madness’ of male-dominated film industry

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Guy Verhofstadt: Scotland ‘obliged to follow’ Brexit decision

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Controversial Highland dunes golf course gets green light

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Scottish hotel adds midge burgers to the summer menu

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

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Passenger flights at Prestwick Airport to end?

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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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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

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Poll: Leave voters want Brexit even if it breaks up UK

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Guy Verhofsdadt with Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: Twitter/guyverhofstadt

EU negotiator: ‘simple fact’ independent Scotland could join EU

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SNP MP warns over UK’s future in event of ‘cliff edge’ Brexit

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Donald Trump to meet the Queen during UK visit

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Guy Verhofstadt: Scotland ‘obliged to follow’ Brexit decision

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Theresa May sees off Brexit rebellion at last minute

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SNP protest at PMQs ‘not a one-off’, Ian Blackford warns

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

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

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A video shows the aftermath of the crash.

Video shows aftermath of Edinburgh Airport tram crash

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The crash took place in the early hours this morning

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

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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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Why the University of Glasgow is the place to get ahead in fintech

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Tim Cornelius

Pentland Firth tidal energy pioneer hails 2017 as pivotal year

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Controversial plans to build a world-class golf course on rare sand dunes in Sutherland have been approved. Picture: Coul Project

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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Drilling rig at a shale gas exploration site. Picture: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

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

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Call for overhaul of Scotland’s ‘feudal relic’ Crown Estate

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Richard Jennings: Regenerated communities need a brand new approach to create a different image

Opinion

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

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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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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

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Cystic fibrosis sufferer Kelli Gallacher from Bonhill, West Dunbartonshire.

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

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Karen Gray has been campaigning for her son Murray to be given medicinal cannabis. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

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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Theresa May tells SNP to spend £2bn on Scottish NHS

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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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Hadrian's Wall dates back 1,900 years. Picture: Michael Hanselmann/Wikimedia Commons

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

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

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

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We have let Inspector Clouseau run the auditing departments, says Duffy. Picture: contributed.

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

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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

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Cannabis plants

Leader comment: Caution needed in cannabis legalisation debate

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Leader comment: A cure for the common cold is not all good news

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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

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Scotland's NHS has fallen behind in the UK in spending - that must be reversed, argues Ruth Davidson. Picture: PA Wire

Ruth Davidson: I would not be here without the NHS

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Labour was unable to recapture the 'Oh Jeremy Corbyn' magic of Glastonbury with its festival in north London. Picture: PA

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

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

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Ross McCafferty: BBC coverage makes it impossible to back England

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Aidan Smith: The greatest Scottish band you have never heard of

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Ian Swanson: Independence an uphill trudge for SNP despite walkout

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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

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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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Greece and Macedonia sign deal that ends decades-long dispute

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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

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Airport seized from Yemen rebels

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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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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

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People gather in Glasgow's George Square last year to mark World Refugee Day. Picture: Roddy Scott.

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

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Richard Jennings, Managing Director, Castle Rock Edinvar

Richard Jennings: Regenerated communities need a brand new approach to create a different image

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Air Commodore Alastair Mackie

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

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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

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Gordon Irving with his wife Betty and legendary entertainer Norman Wisdom.

Obituary: Gordon Irving, journalist and theatre critic who rubbed shoulders with the stars

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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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Robbie Williams will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Robbie Williams chosen as star act for World Cup opening ceremony

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