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Scottish papers: Pensions 'crisis' and care home closures

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Private care home bosses have accused councils of "holding a gun to our heads" to secure agreement on a vital funding package, according to The Herald.

The Scotsman leads with claims that companies are facing an £800bn pensions black hole which has almost doubled in the past decade.

The Scottish Daily Express also leads with pensions, saying more than one in five employees believe they will have to work into their 70s or face poverty in old age.

TV presenter Vernon Kay has been caught sending flirty texts to a Page 3 model behind his wife Tess Daly's back, according to The Scottish Sun.

The National says a leading Scottish Quaker has accused the Lib Dems of seizing control of the Rowntree's Trust to fund their own projects.

EU free movement rules have let dozens of foreign criminals commit crimes in Britain, according to the Scottish Daily Mail.

The Times says a vote to leave the European Union is set to trigger an exodus of ex-pats from the continent.

The Daily Record leads with the family of a woman whose body was found in woods claiming she was murdered.

A top doctors tells the Press and Journal that the SNP has allowed Aberdeen Royal Infirmary to be run down with "second-class care".

The Courier leads with a homeless Dundee man saying beggars are moving into the city from Cupar and Arbroath.

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