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More Scots women to seek justice through civil courts for rape

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A UK-wide study of children's reading habits released today reveals Scottish secondary school pupils are not reading challenging enough books

Scots secondary school pupils choosing same novels as under-12s

Education
It's all smiles on the steps of Bute House, but the divide between Nicola Sturgeon's Scotland and England is widening. Picture: Scott Taylor

Kenny MacAskill: Income tax is not where real money is

Opinion
Birds circle above fishing boats and trawlers as they sit moored at Lerwick Harbour in the Shetland Islands. Picture: Andy Buchanan/Getty Images

UK ministers present plan to avoid Brexit ‘power grab’

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Scottish Government told not to ‘open tax floodgates’ as Budget passed

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Suspicious package found in Princes St Gardens ‘was explosive device’

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How Muhammad Ali’s ‘forgotten’ Paisley fight inspired a play

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Singer joins Dunfermline Abbey tribute to Robert the Bruce

Lifestyle

Police merger sparks row at PMQs as SNP MPs told off by Speaker

Politics

Darren McGarvey: Personal responsibility is a left-wing issue too

Darren McGarvey
The first Glasgow council budget to be set by a non-Labour administration in four decades will be debated at the City Chambers today. Picture: John Devlin

SNP plans council shake-up in Glasgow ahead of first budget

Politics

SNP calls on Theresa May to step up response to Syria bombardment

Politics 23

Police merger sparks row at PMQs as SNP MPs told off by Speaker

Politics 413

Corbyn demands damages from Tory MP for spying tweet

Politics 25
Grangemouth is Scotland's largest container terminal and one of its busiest commercial ports. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA

Brexit poses ‘significant’ questions for Scotland’s ports

Politics 18
A large group of Tory MPs are calling for a 'clean break' from the EU. Picture: PA

Scots Tory MPs sign letter calling for ‘clean break’ Brexit

Politics 47
Birds circle above fishing boats and trawlers as they sit moored at Lerwick Harbour in the Shetland Islands. Picture: Andy Buchanan/Getty Images

UK ministers present plan to avoid Brexit ‘power grab’

Politics 1

Scots secondary school pupils choosing same novels as under-12s

Education 8

Kenny MacAskill: Income tax is not where real money is

Opinion 9

Bill Jamieson: I’ve found two antidotes to our cult of unhappiness

Opinion

Adrienne Yong: The court case that could change the face of Brexit

Opinion
Grangemouth is Scotland's largest container terminal and one of its busiest commercial ports. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA

Brexit poses ‘significant’ questions for Scotland’s ports

Politics 18
Steam trains at Waverley Station (1949). The Edinburgh-Glasgow line was Scotland's first inter city railway. Picture: TSPL

From the archive: Edinburgh-Glasgow train line opens 176 years ago

Lifestyle 4
Network Rail say 2500 staff will be working around the clock to complete the works. Picture: Contributed

Network Rail ‘will work around clock’ to finish £23m upgrades

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Man jailed for savage attack on Golden Retriever in Ayr

Transport 6

Video: Man arrested after digger crashes into Buckie building

Transport

Lifeboats rescue stricken cargo ship off coast of Skye

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Railway chief targets Edinburgh-Glasgow in 39 minutes

Transport 38
A UK-wide study of children's reading habits released today reveals Scottish secondary school pupils are not reading challenging enough books

Scots secondary school pupils choosing same novels as under-12s

Education 8
Reading is a joy, a source of learning and a way to become funnier and more interesting

Leader comment: Don’t be a literary wimp

Opinion
Male monkeys with large noses have more females in their harem

Male monkeys with big noses get the girls, proving size matters

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Edinburgh University's Old College building. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Universities need to help poorer Scots pupils win places

Politics 6
Nicola Sturgeon visits Loanhead after-school club and community nursery (Picture: Andrew O'Brien)

Martyn McLaughlin: Will SNP’s childcare plans institutionalise kids?

Opinion 27
Sin�ad Rhodes is an Emeritus Member of the Young Academy of Scotland and the founder of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland Research the Headlines project.

Sinéad Rhodes: Headlines can keep you informed – but we can help you drill down into the latest research

Opinion
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Call for Scots student charges to be considered in UK funding review

Education 7

University of Edinburgh students demand lecture strike compensation

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Scotland needs more ethnic minority head teachers, says Sarwar

Politics 284

Leader comment: Students right to demand money back over university strike disruption

Opinion 6

Concerns over ‘diluted’ teacher training standards

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A stag on the Invermark Estate in Angus.' The red deer population is thought to have at least doubled in the last 50 years. Picture: Stephen Mansfield/TSPL

How can Scotland’s growing red deer population be managed?

Environment 6
Male monkeys with large noses have more females in their harem

Male monkeys with big noses get the girls, proving size matters

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Our Power customer Sheena MacVicar and founding chief executive Dawn Muspratt.'''Picture: Chris James

New green energy deal to help ease fuel poverty

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Ilona Amos: Every time you do the laundry you damage the environment

Opinion 5

Scotland best place to see whales and dolphins, study suggests

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Roddy Smith: Bidding to be best – how businesses improve the city centre experience

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Major rescue after skier falls 200m in Nevis range

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Stretchable health sensor could improve monitoring of chronic conditions

Stretchable health sensor to improve monitoring of chronic conditions

Tech
St John's Hospital in Livingston

Cross-party plea for St John’s children’s ward reopening

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The way we talk about alcohol doesn't convey the damage that it can do (Picture: PA)

Kevan Christie: It can cause to sickness and death, but we love it

Opinion
Thousands of Ventolin Accuhaler inhalers have been recalled

Thousands of asthma inhalers recalled in safety scare

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New Edinburgh Leisure project will target people with dementia

Sam Scott: Active Communities Team gets moving on ways to help people with dementia stay active

Opinion
Almost eight out of ten Scottish mothers do not even know an NHS website to help with infant feeding exists. Picture Michael Gillen

Just one in 12 new Scots mothers use NHS infant feeding website

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Members of the National Rural Mental Health Forum

Jim Hume: Mind your mental health – how the problem is being tackled in rural communities

Opinion

Fury at ‘downgrade’ of closure-plagued children’s ward

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Mortality rate in Scottish hospitals drops by 10%

Health 18

Drug used to treat osteoarthritis ‘no better than placebo’

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Dedicated clinic for sexual violence survivors to open doors

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A large group of Tory MPs are calling for a 'clean break' from the EU. Picture: PA

Scots Tory MPs sign letter calling for ‘clean break’ Brexit

Politics 47
Jordan Peterson is a warrior against political correctness, says Bill Jamieson

Bill Jamieson: I’ve found two antidotes to our cult of unhappiness

Opinion
The way we talk about alcohol doesn't convey the damage that it can do (Picture: PA)

Kevan Christie: It can cause to sickness and death, but we love it

Opinion

Noel Gallagher to bring High Flying Birds to Edinburgh Castle

UK 1

Brexiteers’ ‘provocative’ for undermining Northern Ireland peace deal

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Stormzy edges out Ed Sheeran to claim first Brit award

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Male monkeys with big noses get the girls, proving size matters

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Police breached rights of Worboys’ victims

UK
How much do we value journalism that we will pay for it online, asks Duffy.

COMMENT: Jim Duffy looks at beating the paywall barrier – through choice

Opinion
The shortlisted finalists ' from a range of businesses large and small ' are all hoping to get their hands on a Knowledge Exchange Awards trophy

Laura Goodfellow: A celebration of partnerships between industry and academia

Opinion
Dr Robert Hairstans, Associate Professor in Edinburgh Napier University's School of Engineering and the Built Environment

Dr Robert Hairstans: We’re building something new for construction by working together

Opinion
It's all smiles on the steps of Bute House, but the divide between Nicola Sturgeon's Scotland and England is widening. Picture: Scott Taylor

Kenny MacAskill: Income tax is not where real money is

Opinion 9
Jordan Peterson is a warrior against political correctness, says Bill Jamieson

Bill Jamieson: I’ve found two antidotes to our cult of unhappiness

Opinion
A European Union supporter demonstrates outside the Westminster Parliament; could he remain a European citizen after Brexit? (Picture: AFP/Getty)

Adrienne Yong: The court case that could change the face of Brexit

Opinion
The way we talk about alcohol doesn't convey the damage that it can do (Picture: PA)

Kevan Christie: It can cause to sickness and death, but we love it

Opinion

Leader comment: Don’t be a literary wimp

Opinion

Leader comment: Rapists should get criminal, not civil, justice

Opinion

Sam Scott: Active Communities Team gets moving on ways to help people with dementia stay active

Opinion

Jim Hume: Mind your mental health – how the problem is being tackled in rural communities

Opinion

SNP calls on Theresa May to step up response to Syria bombardment

Politics 23
Jordan Peterson is a warrior against political correctness, says Bill Jamieson

Bill Jamieson: I’ve found two antidotes to our cult of unhappiness

Opinion

Evangelist American pastor Billy Graham dies aged 99

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The dust storm. Picture: Queensland police

Dust storm covers Australian town in orange fog

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Leader comment: Corbyn should make public his secret Stasi file

Opinion 31

Ruth Davidson: The Scots restoring our faith in charity

Opinion 4

£15,000 price tag for washed up St Kilda letter

World 1
A screen grab from the new Irn Bru advert

Irn Bru issue apology over controversial new advert

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Louise Reay Louise Beamont (far right'') is being sued by her ex-husband. Picture: submitted

Ex-husband sues comedian for £30k over Edinburgh Fringe jokes

News 5
The dust storm. Picture: Queensland police

Dust storm covers Australian town in orange fog

News 1
The shortlisted finalists ' from a range of businesses large and small ' are all hoping to get their hands on a Knowledge Exchange Awards trophy

Laura Goodfellow: A celebration of partnerships between industry and academia

Opinion
Dr Robert Hairstans, Associate Professor in Edinburgh Napier University's School of Engineering and the Built Environment

Dr Robert Hairstans: We’re building something new for construction by working together

Opinion
New Edinburgh Leisure project will target people with dementia

Sam Scott: Active Communities Team gets moving on ways to help people with dementia stay active

Opinion
Lord Sutherland of Houndwood

Obituary: Lord Sutherland of Houndwood, academic, philosopher and architect of Scotland’s free personal care system

Obituaries
Robin Morris

Obituary: Robin Morris, sportsman, journalist and community activist

Obituaries
Prof Ian Cunningham

Obituary: Prof Ian Cunningham CBE, inspirational leader of rural research in Scotland

Obituaries
Lady Joan Reid

Obituary: Lady Joan Reid, academic not afraid to pitch in and make things happen

Obituaries

Stormzy edges out Ed Sheeran to claim first Brit award

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Comedian Lousie Beamont

Comic being sued by ex-husband for Edinburgh Fringe marriage routine

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Morrissey was performing at the SSE Hydro. Picture: Contributed

Morrissey jibe at Nicola Sturgeon met with boos at Scottish gig

Music 380
Paloma Faith praised Scotland's First Minister. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Paloma Faith reveals she’s a ‘massive fan’ of Nicola Sturgeon

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Paloma Faith. Pic: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Paloma Faith first to sign up for Edinburgh ‘Summer Sessions’ gigs

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