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Scottish papers: BP revolt and Old Firm warning

Shareholders in oil giant BP have rejected the company board's plan for a pay deal of £13.8m for chief executive Bob Dudley, reports The Scotsman.

The Times says they voted overwhelmingly to reject a massive pay rise for its chief executive amid mounting anger over boardroom excess.

The Herald says a Chinese firm that wants to invest billions of pounds in Scotland after signing a deal with Nicola Sturgeon was knocked back by a council over concerns about a housing development it wanted to build.

Food-bank use in Scotland is "disproportionately higher" than in any other part of the UK - and still increasing, The National reports.

The Scottish Daily Mail writes that popular food sauces from Dolmio and Uncle Ben's are so high in salt, fat and sugar they should be eaten only once a week - according to the company that makes them.

The local authority at the centre of Scotland's unsafe schools scandal still owes more than £1bn under the controversial construction contracts, says The Scottish Daily Express.

The Daily Record claims that some of Scottish football's biggest names are facing the threat of disaster as George Osborne's tough new rules has seen a clampdown on tax avoidance schemes used by the wealthy.

Meanwhile, The Scottish Sun says that Old Firm bosses could face charges over any touchline antics at their Hampden showdown on Sunday.

The Daily Star of Scotland also says Celtic and Rangers players face being arrested if they step out of line during the Scottish Cup semi-final.

School pupils across Tayside face exam chaos after an Scottish Qualifications Authority "crisis note" revealed "shortfalls" in markers for crucial tests, according to The Courier.

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