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Articles from The Scotsman Online (July 17, 2020)

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'His forte is aggressive pressing' - Celtic manager Neil Lennon's verdict on Patryk Klimala; Parkhead manager says Polish striker is still a work in progress. Sports Desk 535
Album reviews: Jarv Is / The Chicks / Rory Butler / AR Pinewood / Paul Lewis / Marcin Wasilewski Trio & Joe Lovano; Jarvis Cocker, pop's 1970s biology teacher, has not lost his class, while The Chicks break with the past. Fiona Shepherd 1076
Alex Salmond: Nicola Sturgeon ready to 'have my say' at former First Minister's inquiry; The First Minister made the comments in an interview with Times Radio. Conor Marlborough Interview 667
Art review: Gray's School of Art Degree Show 2020; Visitors to this year's Gray's School of Art Degree Show can tour virtual studios full of work by graduating students. Just try not to walk into any walls, writes Susan Mansfield. Susan Mansfield 1275
Asteroid 2020ND: can I see it and will it hit Earth? Unfortunately, it doesn't appear as if Asteroid 2020ND will be visible to the naked eye; Unfortunately, it doesn't appear as if Asteroid 2020ND will be visible to the naked eye. Alex Nelson 373
Bomb disposal team sent to Dalmarnock Road in Glasgow; Roads were closed off in the east end of the city on Friday morning. Gary Flockhart 336
Book review: Dark Waters, by GR Halliday; GR Halliday's latest contribution to the Tartan Noir universe is complex, gruesome and deftly handled. Allan Massie 836
Boris Johnson says 'Union has proved its worth' as he eases lockdown; The Union has "proved its worth in this crisis time and time again", Boris Johnson has said after being challenged over the huge gulf in approval rating between him and Nicola Sturgeon, and the growing support for Scottish independence. Paris Gourtsoyannis 728
Boris Johnson's control freakery backfires- leader comment; Boris Johnson needs to realise the importance of independent scrutiny by the likes of the Intelligence and Security Committee. Scotsman Leader Comment 588
British man, 51, arrested in Oslo after bomb threat on Ryanair flight; Cabin crew discovered note on the plane claiming there was a potential security threat on board. Gary Flockhart 448
Care home resident, 98, raises [pounds sterling]6k with piano marathon; A 98-year-old care home resident with arthritis is poised to complete a charity challenge to play the piano every day for 100 days. Alistair Mason 450
Celtic chief Peter Lawwell calls for fans to be allowed to return to football; Parkhead boss wants "phased return" of supporters at games. Graham Bean 637
China and West head for new Cold War - Joyce McMillan; This is a turning-point in global politics that raises questions for greens and social democrats, writes Joyce McMillan. Joyce McMillan 1222
Drivers and cyclists' mutual loathing must end - Alastair Dalton; Of all the different groups in transport I write about, drivers and cyclists seem to be the ones who cause each other the most aggravation. Alastair Dalton 714
Drumchapel: Boy, 10, named after fatal injury at Glasgow building site; Police are not treating the death as suspicious. Caitlyn Dewar 469
Edinburgh's Dalmahoy reveals when hotel guests can return; Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, which is on the outskirts of Edinburgh, has announced that it is set to reopen on Saturday, 1 August. Emma Newlands 554
Ex-scaffolder Salim Kouider-Aissa uses Andy Robertson as inspiration to rebuild career at Livingston; Striker was working on building sites less than two years ago. ANDY NEWPORT 721
Family of Scottish boy, 3, who died from incurable brain tumour reach 100,000 signatures on petition; The family of a young boy who died from an incurable brain tumour have welcomed an announcement that the UK Government will schedule a debate on research into childhood cancers. Kevan Christie 730
Hearts tribunal 'tainted' by SFA charges, says Leslie Deans; Disciplinary case amid relegation fight is like 'contempt of court'. ALAN PATTULLO 589
Kingsbarns to celebrate a belated happy anniversary; Course chief Alan Hogg looks forward to 1 August opening. MARTIN DEMPSTER 814
Let's have a trial period of Independence - Letters; Forget meaningless polls, do real research, says a reader. Scotsman Letters Letter to the editor 1782
Lewis Hamilton; Black Power salute is something I'll never forget; Munich duo inspired world champion. PHILIP DUNCAN 791
Lockdown Edinburgh 'has seen world's biggest fall in workplace activity'; Edinburgh is having one of the deepest and most prolonged coronavirus lockdowns in the world as people continue to work from home while restrictions are eased, according to new research. Conor Matchett 762
Moray firm adds jobs amid boost from locked-down gamers; An Elgin-based online games developer is creating 11 jobs as it expands its business. Scott Reid 433
NHS Tayside mental health service is of 'significant concern'; The leadership of mental health support across NHS Tayside has been described as being of "significant concern" in a new report. Conor Riordan 373
Nicola Sturgeon's Border talk is about politics, not health - Susan Dalgety; First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is trying to suggest the virus is out of control down south while Scotland - which has one of the highest coronavirus death rates in the world - is doing well in order to score political points, writes Susan Dalgety. Susan Dalgety 1274
No Covid fines or arrests for first time since lockdown; Police Scotland revealed today it had issued no fines or made any arrests over Covid-19 enforcement measures over the last week. Alastair Dalton 504
Obituary: Les Howie, inspirational teacher and band enthusiast; Les Howie, teacher. Born: 11 August 1949. Died: 3 June, 2020 in Edinburgh, aged 70. Obituary 1168
Ophiuchus: the 'new' star sign explained and if it actually changes your horoscope; The zodiacal talisman that's defined you has probably changed. Alex Nelson 519
Patryk Klimala: I've waited six months for my chance at Celtic but I'm ready now; Striker off the mark against Nice and looking to continue the form against Lyon. Sports Desk 298
Planetary health diet meal plan: the new environment-saving diet explained; Developed countries would have to cut meat consumption by up to 80 per cent to protect the environment, says non-profit EAT. Sarah Wilson 496
Princess Beatrice married in a private ceremony in Windsor; The Princess was originally to marry in May but the wedding was postponed due to coronavirus. Rachel Mackie 253
Rangers' Ryan Kent escapes suspension despite red card in Lyon friendly; French disciplinary officials will not report winger's dismissal to Scottish FA. Stephen Halliday 267
Scots economy sees small return to growth; Scotland's economy has grown slightly in May as people began to return to work, it has emerged. Scott Macnab 495
Scottish ministers pledge to defy UK in Brexit powers row; The Scottish Government says it will "pursue every avenue" to oppose Westminster legislation that asserts London's authority over key policy areas once the post-Brexit transition phase ends, in what Scottish ministers claim is an unprecedented 'power grab'. Paris Gourtsoyannis 340
Scottish SPCA hunts animal killers using illegal snare traps; The charity has received a number of reports of animals being killed in illegal snares and traps in the last month. Conor Marlborough 835
Subjectivist takes Glasgow Stakes for record-equalling Mark Johnston; Hamilton treble for Kingsley House trainer. GORON BROWN 566
Survival strategy: How Ayr's Gaiety Theatre is planning for life after Covid-19; With its core team of professionals and army of volunteers, all of whom share a passion for producing work with substance, Ayr's Gaiety Theatre can weather the Covid storm, writes Joyce McMillan. Joyce McMillan 1127
The Scotsman Sessions #71: Warren McIntyre; Welcome to The Scotsman Sessions. With the performing arts world shutting down for the foreseeable future, we are commissioning a series of short video performances from artists all around the country and releasing them on, with introductions from our critics. Here, Warren McIntyre, frontman and songwriter of Glasgow-based Starry Skies, performs Be Kind, the title track from the band's 2019 album. Fiona Shepherd 437
The Scotsman Sessions #72: Shona Reppe; Welcome to The Scotsman Sessions. With the performing arts world shutting down for the foreseeable future, we are commissioning a series of short video performances from artists all around the country and releasing them on, with introductions from our critics. Here, acclaimed theatre-maker Shona Reppe performs a scene from her absurdist, all-ages show about modern art, Atlantis Banal. Joyce McMillan 746
Travel Wishlist: Greenland - Scotland on Sunday travel; Lisa Young follows the historic route of the Vikings west in a polar exploration ship. Lisa Young Travel narrative 1533
Trendy pizza chain could bring shipping container drive-thrus to Edinburgh and Glasgow; A trendy restaurant chain plans to bring the "UK's first freshly cooked pizza drive-thru" concept to seven retail park locations including Edinburgh and Glasgow. Scott Reid 518
UK 'unlikely' to be on Ireland's travel green list along with USA; Ireland's foreign minister Simon Coveney has announced the full list will be published on Monday. Rachel Mackie 552
Where can I travel from Scotland without quarantining? New map shows Scots where they can travel; New map shows where Scots can fly without the need to quarantine on arrival or return. Alastair Dalton 361
Why a degree at local college may be students' best option - Iain Hawker; Cheaper and more convenient route into higher education may be preferable in current climate. Iain Hawker 779
Why these Scots visit the graves of strangers; For Findagrave volunteers, visiting, photographing and recording the tombstones of people they've never met is about more than just preserving history - they're also helping strangers across the globe reconnect with their roots. Sarah Wilson 1424
Will Brexit hamper the UK's health and safety? - comment; In the understandable tsunami of media coverage in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic, it is easy to forget that, as matters stand, the transition period following the UK's departure from the EU ends in less than six months' time. Bruce Craig 827

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