Scotland

Scotland's front pages: Navy cash woes and NHS target review

Leading figures from the Muslim community have invited US presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to visit a mosque when he comes to Scotland at the end of this month, reports The Herald.

The Scotsman writes that Lord West of Spithead, the former First Sea Lord, has said there is "not enough money in the MoD" to start construction of Type 26 frigates, which are due to be built at two shipyards on the Clyde.

Two of Scotland's most famous musical names - Craig and Charlie Reid of the Proclaimers - have given their backing to an Australian family who are battling to remain in Scotland, says The National.

British police are teaching the Saudi Arabian regime to use high-tech detection skills despite accepting that they could "identify individuals who later go on to be tortured", writes The Times.

The Daily Record says that strict NHS targets are to be watered down by the SNP government after years of struggling to meet their own key standards.

On the same story, the Scottish Daily Mail reports that Health Secretary Shona Robison has announced the "wholesale reassessment" of 19 targets after almost half were missed.

Drag artist Steven Irvine, aka Pro Vanity, punched, stabbed and stamped on a gore-spattered toy representing missing Madeleine McCann during one of his performances, claims The Scottish Sun.

The Daily Star of Scotland leads with domestic violence claims against Amber Heard, who is divorcing Johnny Depp.

The Courier launches a campaign to convince all of Scotland's secondary head teachers to ban energy drinks in schools.

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