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Scotland's papers: Exam results and Asad Shah murder sentence

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The Scotsman reports that a record number of pupils have won a place at university on the day the exam results were published.

The Times Scotland edition says richer pupils are four times more likely to go to university.

The Scottish Daily Mail has a story about the £20,000 incentive being offered to junior doctors who train as GPs in hard to fill posts.

"Green light for new indy plan" is the headline on the front page of The National, reporting that the Scottish Greens are poised to launch a new independence plan.

The Daily Record reports on the 27-year sentence handed to the killer of shopkeeper Asad Shah.

The Daily Express also has a story on the case, saying there were "sick cheers" from supporters of Tanveer Ahmed as he was jailed.

Police Scotland's chief constable Phil Gormley pays just £599 a month to rent the three-bedroom wing of a castle owned by the taxpayer, the Scottish Sun says.

The Daily Star of Scotland has more Celebrity Big Brother news, saying the show is facing the axe over "live naked sex romps".

The Press and Journal says new clues have emerged in the hunt for the killer of Brian McKandie.

And The Courier reports on the new scheme to recruit GPs, saying they will be offered an incentive to work in Tayside.

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