Scotland

Scotland's papers: Scottish Six and selfie 'outrage'

BBC bosses have come under renewed pressure to introduce a new hour-long "Scottish Six" news programme after MPs backed the idea of the flagship bulletin, says The Herald.

Likewise, The Scotsman writes that pressure is growing on the BBC to commission a "Scottish Six" after a cross-party committee of MPs backed calls for a nightly news broadcast edited, presented and broadcast entirely from Scotland.

Meanwhile, the Scottish Daily Mail claims that the BBC's UK news programme is set to be axed in Scotland as plans for a "tartan" replacement win Commons backing.

In other news, The Times says millions of public records are set to be erased in a move that would hamper investigations into major fraud, money laundering and corruption.

An Australian family facing deportation were staying positive as a midnight deadline approached for them to meet Home Office visa requirements, writes The National.

The Daily Record claims that the brother of a hit-and-run driver, who admitted killing nurse Jill Pirrie, has been caught laughing about joyriding online.

The family of an 81-year-old man have branded tourists from a cruise ship in Orkney "disrespectful" after they posed for selfies next to his coffin during a service at St Magnus Cathedral, according to The Scottish Sun.

The Press and Journal has pictures of what is says was a "tense stand-off" between police and a man at an Inverness flat that lasted several hours.

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