Scotland

Scotland's papers: Schoolgirl gym death and class division

A 14-year-old girl has died after she collapsed while running a race on her school's sports field during a PE lesson, reports The Scotsman.

The Scottish Daily Mail has the same story and says the second year pupil was taken to hospital from Calderhead High School in Shotts, North Lanarkshire but later died.

The Daily Record says friends of the schoolgirl have flooded Facebook with purple hearts in tribute to her.

Rangers managing director Stewart Robertson has insisted that singing "The Billy Boys" was preferable to becoming involved in the unrest at the end of the William Hill Scottish Cup final, according to The Herald.

The paper also features a report which says young Scots from disadvantaged backgrounds face "shocking" barriers to higher education.

Steps towards creating a European army are being kept secret from British voters until the day after next month's referendum, claims The Times.

The National says there could be a decision early next week on whether or not an Australian family battling to stay in Scotland will be allowed to remain.

Like many of Friday's papers, the Scottish Daily Express features an image of Amanda Holden and says her Britain's Got Talent co-host David Walliams has mocked her nude PETA photo shoot.

The Scottish Sun features an image of film star Ewan McGregor who arrived on the set of the Trainspotting sequel in West Lothian for the first time yesterday.

The Daily Star of Scotland claims Hollywood star Johnny Depp could face a "mega divorce" after his wife Amber Heard filed papers to end their 15-month marriage.

A Perth cyclist was recued by the charity he was raising money for after he plunged into a ravine, reports The Courier.

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