The Scotsman - 31 Jul 2014

Table of content - The Scotsman (31 Jul 2014)

Lord of the rings : Team Scotland star makes history with silver medal
MPs in Russia warning
Israeli stars quit Fringe
CRYPTIC CROSSWORD
Weather
Clarifications corrections
Driverless cars will be allowed on Britain’s roads within months
BBC strike may disrupt coverage of referendum
Bloom throws punch at Bieber in restaurant scuffle
Top Gear track can be yours
ANATOMY OF THE DRIVERLESS CAR
Day that the unmentionable hit the fan for fastest man on earth Bolt
NO REPEAT
Gymnast’s silver service as wrestler pins down bronze
Worst-kept secret is out – Kylie to top Sunday’s bill
Girls could be a hazard for cyclist
Pride of the Clyde, with 46,000 sales
One bronze medal – and one steak pie
PULL–OUT
Wanna belong to the in-crowd? Then look no further than lawn bowls at Kelvingrove
Australian athlete due for court appearance
Salmond accused of ‘huge deception’ over currency
Left stages its own WWI Remembrance of the working man
Charity sector safe after Yes vote, says boss
‘Nato has been too complacent on Russia’
Sanctions fears for North Sea oil industry
British hospitals on alert for deadly Ebola
Incurable disease, harboured by fruit bats, kills nine out of every ten people it infects
Israeli performers forced to axe Fringe show over Gaza protests
Royal High School opens doors for show by leading Indian artists
Man behind Outlander to visit TV Festival
Venues admit haste was waste
Breakthrough brings new hope to children with rare muscle cancer
End of the pier? Blaze rips through Eastbourne icon
GPs: Mental health patients let down
Villiers backing for Parades Commission
Israeli tanks shell UN school
Sheltering terrif ied families
‘Doubling up didn’t work first time round but now they may try again’
One in five children has to share a bedroom with siblings
Often it’s the only option for parents – and it can be positive for youngsters
BA pilot took his own life after child abuse charge
Bees are picky over pollen
New nerve centre for massive wind farm project in Highlands revealed
COMMONWEALTH GAMES GOOGLE+ HANGOUT
Airports policy ‘must also support Scotland’
Rise in obesity may be linked to pesticide
Rogue bankers ‘to be stripped of bonuses paid ten years ago’
Gentoo’s tailoring:
Moyes clear after bar claim
Cliff-leap children ‘risking their lives’
Parcel firms urged to cut sky-high fees for rural families
My wife and I have signed up for assisted suicide, GP tells MSPs
Guest stars:
Harris’s jail term ‘will not be challenged’
Referendum or bust: Catalan leader pushes on with vote
Back on the Silk Road:
Stampede at beach rap concert kills 34 in Guinea
Genocide trial to go ahead for elderly Khmer Rouge leaders
Man dies in Cold Water challenge
Battle to save villagers after landslide
Fourth female suicide bomber hits Nigerian city
France follows US in Libya pull–out
2 jailed for shooting pay–row migrants
Tourist bus crash toll rises to four
Thousands flock to see crop circles
Anti–suicide fence for New York bridge
Women in great train escape
Clowning around:
Burst pipe on Sunset Boulevard sparks campus f lash-f lood
Twitter users laugh in face of deputy PM
‘Explosion of evil’ puts German Jews on alert
Republicans launch legal action against Obama over healthcare law
Watch out for a MacMinsky Moment
Scottish
Hoping the Games can inspire my man to new Way of life
It’s time for bankers to play by the rules
Virus vigilance to be welcomed
Politicians should not use the First World War to score referendum points, writes
Society has a duty to give people power and freedom to
We must protect our
How to become a Friend
Jesus is alive with joy, love and compassion
Children’s lives
Make real choices about their social care
Aggressive elements on both sides
Exodus fears
Mad about ads
Naval challenges
Mosul Christians
Expat vote
Transport failure
Slave mentality
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Energy claims
Garbled Gaelic
Voters ignored
Calling the tune
Plan to seize banker bonuses ‘could drive talent overseas’
Ofgem squeezes £2.1bn out of electricity firms
ITV signals plan to boost dividend as profits climb
New rules unlikely to tame the banking beasts
SCDI calls for cut in passenger duty to boost Scots airports
Boathouse bistro raises For Sale sign
Internacionale put on market
Taylor Wimpey calls for more Help
OMG! Twitter’s shares surge on revenue leap
Confidence dips amid pay freeze
Devro confirms job losses in Scotland
Earnings in reverse at National Express
Greggs on a roll as profits jump 48%
AstraZeneca agrees £1.2bn drugs deal
Allied Irish reveals return to the black
US growth sparks fear of a rate hike
MOVERS
Unit Trusts
Theodore (Dutch) Van Kirk
Alex ‘Red’ Forbes
CHESS
Bill Gates shows keen interest in livestock R&D
Agreement reached to link farm rent rises to inflation
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Spirited Snow Sky clings on for Goodwood glory
England on verge of ending their long search for a Test win
Saker hails his resurgent bowling unit
Tiger chasing ninth title but McIlroy eager to steal crown
Campbell and Neil set for generation game
Aberdeen buoyed by Sociedad’s loss of key men for San Sebastian clash
St Johnstone reluctant to risk injured talisman May
Ball game for Buddies
Hibs still to find their cutting edge
Horror night for Deila as lethal Legia turn the screw
Dallas facing tough task in Greece
Poles apart on booze
Lawwell and Topping on board at SFA
Woe in Warsaw for Deila’s Celtic
Silver medal hero was close to quitting gymnastics
Dons aiming to be Real deal in Spain
A history that’s on record
A fine point of view
Fiona Reid
Changing Channels
Interesting times ahead for Scotland’s residential lettings market
EDINBURGH
It takes a village
Swedish simplicity
NEW BUILD NEWS
Raising the bar
MILLAR TIME
McCOLGAN SIXTH IN STEEPLECHASE
ADOPTED SCOT GETS TO GRIPS WITH BRONZE
McColgan is satisfied with
Euro champion looking Sharp
A gutsy sixth
Rutherford relief and joy to take gold after two bad years
Despite missing most important meal of the day
At the Hydro
Keatings sets bar high to claim silver
Party time at last for Etko
Bolt knows that fame is not all about having fun
Nerves knock Thistles off their stride and out of final pool match
Day 7: Flipping, flying and free-falling as Games get airborne
In Glasgow
Millar driven by home pride as he seeks golden farewell
Scotland go out with heads held high after rousing battle against Auld Enemy
Heatly is head over heels with joy to be at home Games
Tall order but Lavelle cuts his opponent down to size
Singles and fours keep Saltire flying
Blair and Bankier draw on reserves to battle through
Great Games moments, No 9
T O P T W E E T S
Wales in talks to host the Games
Boxing clever in Wanyama’s shirt
THURSDAY 31 JULY

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