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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Edinburgh gang stole £6k worth of items during 4-minute break in to Spar shop...

The gang used a stolen number plate and spray painted a CCTV camera during the organised raids. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Edinburgh gang stole £6k...

Independent Scotland would face five year wait to rejoin EU

An independent Scotland would take 4-5 years to rejoin the EU, a major new report today finds. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Independent Scotland would face...

Urgent police appeal to trace man, 35, missing in Edinburgh

Steven Ramage was last seen six days ago. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Urgent police appeal to trace man, 35, missing in Edinburgh

Millie Main: Girl's death at flagship Scottish hospital reported to prosecutors

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has reported the death of 10-year-old Millie Main to the procurator fiscal, it has emerged. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Millie...

Body found on Fife beach confirmed by police as Irene McArthur from Edinburgh

Police confirmed the news on Tuesday morning. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Body found on Fife beach confirmed by police as Irene McArthur from Edinburgh

Love Island narrator Iain Stirling praised for 'spine tingling' tribute to Caroline Flack urging...

The Edinburgh comedian was close to tears near the end of the tribute. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Love Island narrator Iain Stirling praised for 'spine...

Coronavirus: British couple trapped on cruise ship test positive for virus

A British couple on board a coronavirus-hit cruise ship have tested positive for the virus. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Coronavirus: British couple trapped on cruise...

Brit Awards 2020: Here is a full list of all nominees

Lewis Capaldi is among the nominees for this year's Brit Awards. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Brit Awards 2020: Here is a full list of all...

Obituary: AE Hotchner, author and playwright who was friends with Ernest Hemingway and Paul...

AE Hotchner, a well-traveled author, playwright and gadabout, whose street smarts and famous pals led to a loving, but litigated memoir of Ernest Hemingway,...

Angus Robertson: Why I hope to become SNP MSP for Edinburgh Central

Edinburgh is a world-class city that should be the capital of an independent country, writes Angus Robertson as he announces his bid to become...
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SNP councillor speaks of 'threats of violence' following ethics investigation

A senior SNP councillor has spoken of how he and party colleagues faced "sustained abuse and threats of violence" following a planning dispute over...

New Scots Tory leader Jackson axes leadership rival from frontbench team

New Scots Tory leader Jackson Carlaw has axed his leadership rival Michelle Ballantyne from the shadow cabinet in a reshuffle of his frontbench team. Source:...

Caroline Flack: Inquest into the death of Caroline Flack due to open tomorrow

The inquest into the death of TV presenter Caroline Flack is due to open on Wednesday, it has been confirmed. Source: Scotsman Read full story: Caroline...

More than 2,000 oppose proposed cuts to Edinburgh school music lessons

Almost 2,000 people have signed a petition aiming to halt £500,000 of cuts to Edinburgh’s musical instrumental tuition in schools. Source: Scotsman Read full story: More...

BBC Scotland Director Donalda MacKinnon is to stand down as the corporation's Scottish leader

BBC Scotland Director Donalda MacKinnon is to stand down as the corporation's Scottish leader after four years in the role and 33 years with...