Scotland

Scotland's papers: School 'clampdown' and Jutland remembered

The Herald says inspectors are launching a clampdown on schools that are ignoring fundamental parts of Scotland's new curriculum.

More than 2,000 weapons have been handed to police in the first week of a national airgun amnesty, according to The Scotsman.

The Home Office dismissed concerns by borders inspectors over people-smuggling in small boats as "not significant" only months ago, says The Times.

The Scottish Daily Mail says the Duke of Edinburgh will not attend commemorations marking the Battle of Jutland in Orkney, following medical advice.

A statement from a Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said: "Following doctor's advice, the Duke of Edinburgh has reluctantly decided not to attend the commemorations marking the Battle of Jutland tomorrow in Kirkwall and Hoy," reports The Scottish Daily Express.

The Daily Record features the story of a midwife who has blamed the contraceptive pill for giving her a stroke, that has left her partially paralysed.

A film crew, making a gruesome "slasher" movie about girls being murdered, has set up base at a key spot in the Karen Buckley murder probe, claims The Scottish Sun.

The Daily Star of Scotland says new host Chris Evans has hit back of critics of his newly re-launched Top Gear show.

The Press and Journal features an image of how Ballater's restored Old Royal Station will look after it was destroyed in a huge blaze last year.

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