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Scotland's papers: 'Goodbye' BHS and stroke stem cell hope

Scottish Power has been rated one of the worst energy suppliers in the UK for complaints in a Citizens Advice study, reports The Herald.

The Times claims that two brothers are among three sets of entrepreneurs taking advantage of a flaw in NHS pricing rules that means companies are free to implement huge price increases at the taxpayer's expense if they drop the brand name from generic drugs.

Home Secretary Theresa May was branded "vindictive" after she said it "would not be appropriate" to allow an Australian family the right to work as they continue their battle to stay in Scotland, according to The National.

The Scotsman says Nicola Sturgeon has called for maximum transparency from the official inquiry into the tragic death of toddler Liam Fee and admitted there are questions over whether the system could have done more.

Meanwhile, The Scottish Sun claims to have uncovered a "damning dossier" of failures and cuts in the social work unit, which should have protected Liam Fee.

Department store chain BHS goes into liquidation with the loss of up to 11,000 jobs, in the biggest retail collapse in Britain since Woolworths in 2008, reports the Scottish Daily Express.

Under the headline "Shafted", the Daily Record claims 11,000 staff have been "sunk" while former BHS owner Sir Philip Green prepares for delivery of a new super-yacht.

The Scottish Daily Mail writes that doctors have reversed the symptoms of stroke in a "major medical breakthrough" thanks, the paper says, to a stem cell procedure requiring only local anaesthetic and a single night in hospital.

The Daily Star of Scotland continues to speculate on the demise of the marriage of actress Amber Heard and movie star Johnny Depp.

BP is looking to the future with the creation of 534 new North Sea jobs, is the the lead story in the Press and Journal.

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