Scotland

Scottish papers: Sturgeon stands by SNP manifesto

Most of the Scottish papers continue to lead with the aftermath of the Scottish Parliament election.

The Scotland on Sunday leads with Nicola Sturgeon vowing to listen, but saying the minority SNP government will stand by its manifesto.

The Sunday Herald reports that Ms Sturgeon set the tone for the new parliament by slapping down Ruth Davidson for "over-reaching" and saying the SNP manifesto will be implemented in full.

The Scottish Sun on Sunday also features Nicola Sturgeon vowing to rise above party rivalries and lead an "inclusive" government in the best interests of Scotland.

The Scottish edition of the Sunday Times has senior SNP sources saying another Scottish independence referendum in the wake of a vote for Brexit is now unlikely.

The Scottish Sunday Express leads with the Tories saying the controversial named person legislation cost the SNP its overall majority at the Holyrood election.

In other news, the Sunday Mail says a police chief stands accused of misleading MSPs over his force's hunt for Sunday Mail sources.

The Sunday Post questions how the wife of a Scot jailed abroad for child sex crimes was allowed to work at a dance school in the UK.

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