Scotland's papers: China deal and police control room probe

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The Herald says that Nicola Sturgeon is facing new calls to cancel her multi-billion pound partnership with a Chinese company after it emerged that it is linked to illegal forced evictions in Africa.

The Scotsman reports that a "crisis-hit police control room" is once again under investigation over the length of time it took officers to respond to a call about a seriously ill elderly man.

The front page of The Times has a story that police officers have called for their patrol cars to be equipped with Tasers.

The Scottish Daily Mail reports that Sir Philip Green could be forced to hand over tens of millions of pounds to save the BHS pension fund.

Organisers of T in the Park festival have cut the capacity by 15,000 for this year's festival, says the Daily Record.

The Scottish Sun has a story about a three-year-old boy who was grabbed from railway tracks after he chased a train for half a mile.

The National reports that Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron claims his party is set for a revival next Thursday at the Scottish Parliament elections.

"No luck for £92K punter" is the headline of the Daily Star of Scotland, with a story about a man who lost £92,000 betting on a single football match.

The Press and Journal carries the news that dozens of offshore helicopters have been grounded after a Super Puma crashed into the North Sea, killing 13 people.

And The Courier's Dundee edition reports on hopes that the city's "teacher crisis" is at an end.

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