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Nicola Sturgeon says Growth Commission could win over No voters

NICOLA Sturgeon has said the SNP's Growth Commission could help clinch victory in a second independence referendum. Writing in the Sunday Herald, ahead of the SNP...

Campaigners demand state inquiry into Scotland’s sex for rent scandal

WHEN 20-year-old Erin McAuley was working in a sales job on a zero-hours contract 18 months ago, she was approached by a much older man offering cheap rent in exchange...

Strenuous new trial that pits visitors against Scotland’s 93 inhabited islands

IT is the latest visitor trial that will combine the stamina of munro-bagging with the freedom of the North Coast 500. A strenuous test of mettle has been launched that...

Kenny MacAskill: The deification of Davidson belongs in a parallel universe

‘WHAT are little boys made of? Snips and snails, and puppy dog tales. What are little girls made of? Sugar and spice and everything nice.” That could almost...

FMQs sketch: Referendum? Don’t blame me, the other two mentioned it first

NO prizes for guessing the big talking point at FMQs. Since the SNP’s Growth Commission report appeared last week, it has caused nothing but aggro. Andrew...

EIS moves to war footing in battle for 10 per cent pay rise for teachers

TEACHERS are planning to take strike action within months as they move to a war footing in their battle for a 10 per cent pay rise. Members of the Educational Institute...

New Scotch whisky distillery plan for Cairngorms National Park unveiled by Elgin-based Speymalt

A SCOTCH whisky distillery is to be built near Grantown-on-Spey by the owner of Benromach. Speymalt Whisky Distributors, which is unveiling the plans for the...

Royal wedding cellist to play at Edinburgh International Festival

THE cellist who played at the recent wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is to play at this year's Edinburgh International Festival. Cellist and BBC Young...

Scotland’s abortion rate at highest level for five years

The abortion rate in Scotland is at its highest level for five years, new figures show. A total of 12,212 pregnancies were terminated in 2017, up 106 on the previous...

Jacob Rees-Mogg warns Theresa May not to get UK involved in EU budget talks beyond 2020

ARCH-Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg has warned the UK Government not to allow the UK to become involved in discussions on the EU's future budget beyond the end of the...