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Articles from The Scotsman Online (September 19, 2020)

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'I should never have gone to the World Cup', says 1978 penalty villain Don Masson; Scotland international on his spot-kick miss against Peru and why he's written a book apologising for his behaviour during his playing days. ALAN PATTULLO 2652
Adorable pictures of Edinburgh Zoo's newest arrival, baby chimp Masindi; When your big cousin is the King of the Swingers and keepers treat you as Edinburgh Zoo's VIP baby, someone has to be on hand to show just how to get a grip of the ropes. STEPHEN WILKIE 157
Alex Salmond inquiry is shining a light on the inner workings of Scotland's ruling cabal - Brian Wilson; The investigation into the Alex Salmond affair is exploring the blurring of the lines between political, civil service and legal roles, writes Brian Wilson. Brian Wilson 894
Allan Massie: Underdog status will suit Edinburgh; Richard Cockerill's side face a tough challenge against Bordeaux Begles. Allan Massie 1007
Bob MacIntyre 'delighted' to make cut on his US Open debut; Scot says short game 'turned up in time' at Winged Foot. Martin Dempster 1020
Bordeaux 23-14 Edinburgh: Sloppy start costs Richard Cockerill's men as Euro exit ends long season; Damien Hoyland try sparked hope but Scots can't quite recover from two tries leaked in first ten minutes to crash out of European Challenge Cup. Duncan Smith 1168
Callum McGregor disputes Dermot Desmond's claim that Celtic Euro exits are due to 'psychological barrier'; Midfielder disagrees with shareholder that there's a 'fear factor' at Parkhead. ANDREW SMITH 845
Celtic urged to 'tidy-up' defending after Livingston scare; Parkhead side hit Premiership summit after unconvincing 3-2 victory. Andrew Smith 989
Coronavirus in Scotland: 350 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours and three confirmed deaths; So far, 718, 954 people in Scotland have tested for the virus. Katharine Hay 169
Covid testing mess needs to be sorted out - John McLellan; As we wait for a coronavirus vaccine, improving the availability of testing for the disease should be a priority, writes John McLellan. John McLellan 1298
Covid: Propaganda seems to trump reality in Scotland and the US - Brian Wilson; Scotland has a higher death rate than Donald Trump's America and it doesn't seem to do the SNP any harm, writes Brian Wilson. Brian Wilson 506
Defensive drills pay off as Ross County beat St Johnstone; Dingwall side bring mini-slump to an end. Andy Newport 397
Edinburgh boss Richard Cockerill slams behaviour of Covid-storm Edinburgh academy players who "let the team down"; Head coach angry at "distraction" of one coronavirus test and three others self-isolating but doesn't blame it for loss at Bordeaux-Begles in Euro quarter-final. Duncan Smith 804
Elderly woman in critical condition after being hit by a Land Rover Discovery in Glasgow; The pensioner was crossing the road when she was struck by a vehicle. Katharine Hay 327
Fife's BiFab loses out to China and UAE in Scottish wind farm bid; Work to build Seagreen turbine jackets heading to firms thousands of miles away. David Mclean 514
Greens join campaign for free public transport in Glasgow; Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie has backed a new campaign calling for free public transport in Glasgow. Tom Eden 215
Hibs boss Jack Ross knew Jon McLaughlin would be a hit at Rangers; Easter Road manager signed goalkeeper at Sunderland and says he'll want to be No.1. MOIRA GORDON 569
Iain McMenemy: Covid testing cost worth it to play top-flight clubs; Stenhousemuir willing to pay to get football back under way again. Iain McMenemy 1083
It's the Wolff of Winged Foot as Matthew leads US Open; Californian on course to become youngest major winner since Tiger Woods in 1997. Martin Dempster 1011
Jack Ross wants to create a culture where Hibs can regularly beat the Old Firm; Manager speaks ahead of back-to-back fixtures against Rangers and Celtic. Moira Gordon 908
Lawrence Shankland magic makes the difference for Dundee United; Striker scores his first top-flight goal in 2-1 win over St Mirren. Moira Gordon 853
More than 30 arrested in London anti-lockdown protests; Rally organisers sold T-shirts bearing 5G conspiracy theories and advocating the legalisation of cannabis, with banners calling for Government scientific advisers to be sacked and declaring Covid-19 a "hoax". Ted Hennessey 317
Motorcyclist dies on Dumfries to Edinburgh road; The 64-year-old rider was pronounced dead at the scene. Katharine Hay 304
Neil Lennon admits Celtic will need to rest Scott Brown; Parkhead manager says his captain will be 'dipping in and out' of the team this season. ANDREW SMITH 609
Neil Lennon reveals a contingency plan is in place if Odsonne Edouard leaves; Fatigued striker asked to be left out of Livingston game. Andrew Smith 492
Neil Lennon: 'Dermot Desmond's legacy will forever be enshrined in Celtic's history'; Manager believes it should be acknowledged that Irish billionaire is first and foremost fan of club. Andrew Smith 965
Nicola Sturgeon calls again for emergency COBRA meeting between four nations after surge in cases; The first minister has asked for the meeting to take place in the next 48 hours. Katharine Hay 455
Obituary: Jack Dryburgh, ice hockey Hall of Famer and British ice sports administrator; John 'Jack/Jackie' McGregor Dryburgh, ice hockey player and sports administrator. Born: 14 January, 1939 in Kirkcaldy, Fife. Died: 21 August, 2020 in Milton of Balgonie, Fife, aged 81. Caddick/Dryburgh Obituary 701
Older Scots to be frozen out of 'virtual' GP appointments. Scott Macnab 492
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard highlights former Celtic target as Willem II's dangerman in Europe; Greek international striker was linked with Parkhead side in January. Stephen Halliday 862
Richard Cockerill wants reshuffled team to make drag of a journey worthwhile in Bordeaux; Covid restrictions make for less than ideal travel as coach makes seven changes for Euro quarter-final in France. Duncan Smith 934
Saturday is now ScotRail's busiest day of the week. Alastair Dalton 414
Scariest thing on TV right now? Colonial cocktail parties; In Jude Law's new drama The Third Day there are Wicker Man-type weirdos, malevolent village idiots, faceless running children, bunny rabbit sacrifices and a hotel where you can check out any time you like but of course you can never leave. On balance, though, I think Singapore in 1941 looks scarier. Aidan Smith 776
Scotland in the 1960s: A decade of children at play; Back in the 1960s when the likes of the Easter break was the only "Fortnite" that mattered, Scotland's children were dab hands at creating their own fun from scant resources. David Mclean 627
Scottish tourist dies after falling seven floors from hotel window in Turkey; The Glaswegian was on holiday when the incident happend. Katharine Hay 188
Sir Isaac Newton and Galileo books stolen in major heist found in Romania; A treasure trove of hundreds of rare books worth more than [pounds sterling]2.5 million that were stolen in an Ocean's 11-style heist by an international mafia crime gang have been unearthed in the Romanian countryside. Chris Dyer 354
Steven Gerrard calls on Premiership clubs to help finance coronavirus testing for part-time teams; Rangers manager keen to ensure Betfred Cup can be completed this season. Stephen Halliday 590
Stunning Tour de France climax as 21-year-old Tadej Pogacar closes in on victory; Youngster heading for Paris celebration after fellow Slovenian Primoz Roglic crumbles. IAN PARKER 882
Ten-man Kilmarnock dig deep to beat Hamilton; Eamonn Brophy's early red card can't stop Alex Dyer's side. 427
Tiger Woods missing spark as he turns attention to Masters title defence; Defending champion plans to play just one event before Augusta return. MartinDempster 370
Two dead and 14 wounded in New York state shooting; Two people have died and 14 others were wounded after a shooting at a party in Rochester, New York state. Scotsman Reporter 314
US Open: Bob MacIntyre is latest Scot to be stung by Winged Foot's 18th hole; Ugly 6 to finish in third round for Oban man. MARTIN DEMPSTER 1048
US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies of cancer aged 87; The United States Supreme Court says veteran judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of cancer aged 87. Scotsman Reporter 801
Why the free world needs Donald Trump to lose to Joe Biden - Scotsman comment; Economics can be used to coax tyrannies towards democracy, but the West first needs its leading light, the United States, to elect Joe Biden, not Donald Trump, as its next president. Scotsman Leader Comment 638
Woke rebels burn Harry Potter books but say little about life-blighting poverty - Susan Dalgety; Identity politics, of one kind or another, is distracting from important facts like a third of people in Scotland's most deprived areas have no educational qualifications, writes Susan Dalgety. Susan Dalgety 1305
Young Edinburgh aerospace engineer develops landslip radar. Alastair Dalton 531

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