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Scotland's papers: 'Secret' referendum and rabbit killers

John Swinney faces a rebellion over his flagship school reforms this week when education experts will warn they risk undermining his attempts to help poor children to achieve better qualifications, writes the Scotland on Sunday.

The SNP is demanding that the UK government launch an urgent economic stimulus package to deal with the shockwaves of the Brexit vote, according to the Sunday Herald.

The Sunday Times says that the Rio Olympics have been plunged into a new doping scandal after the Kenyan team's track and field manager was secretly filmed offering to protect cheating athletes from the drugs testing authorities.

A second referendum on Scottish independence is to be held next year as part of "secret" plans being drawn up by Nicola Sturgeon to "exploit" the Brexit vote result, claims the Scottish Mail on Sunday.

"Scots help make the bombs ... Saudis drop the bombs ... we die", writes the Sunday Mail as it leads with the words of children in Yemeni refugee camps, who have told of the "terror" or airstrikes.

The Scottish Sun on Sunday claims that Scotland rugby stars killed rabbits on a commando course to prove how tough they were.

The Sunday Post features a picture of tragic toddler Eithan Blair, showing camera light reflected in his pupils, which the paper says was a "tell-tale" sign he was suffering from a malignant brain tumour.

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