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Scotland's papers: Election latest and dead seal probe

The Herald headline is "Jittery SNP fears Sturgeon may not secure majority."

It says Nicola Sturgeon will hammer home her "Both Votes SNP" message in the final 24 hours of the election campaign today "as jitters grow over her target of winning an overall Holyrood majority.

Staying with politics, the Scottish Daily Mail says Labour is braced for humiliation in Thursday's Scottish Parlaiment election.

It says Kezia Dugdale is set to lead Labour to its worst ever Holyrood defeat after failing the "silent majority" of pro-Union Scots.

The Scotsman reports that UK Business Secretary Sajid Javid has ordered an immediate inquiry into the collapse of BHS, rather than waiting the usual three months for an administrator's report.

The Times carries the same story and claims former owner Sir Philip Green faces disqualification as a company director for up to 15 years if found guilty of misconduct by the government inquiry.

He was dubbed "Scotland's baby" after being flown from Pakistan for life-saving surgery when he was just four months old, but now The National says that police are probing claims of a hate crime attack on burns boy Mohammad Sudais.

The Herald also reports that police are investigating claims the body of a baby seal was thrown around during a set by Glasgow group Azure Halo at an island music festival.

The Scottish Sun leads with the same story and says performer Louie John Lowis said he saw the pup being hit with a brick at the Deoch an Dorus gig in Arran, Ayrshire.

There are fears over possible job cuts at Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre, says The Courier.

A finance boss, who enjoyed a life of luxury after stealing more than £1.3m from her employers, is now living in a caravan with her parents, claims The Press and Journal.

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