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Scotland's papers: Polish Scots and online 'ned' jailed

Labour's divisions over Brexit erupted last night as leadership challenger Owen Smith hinted Jeremy Corbyn lied about voting "in" at the European referendum as the pair clashed during an ill-tempered hustings event in Glasgow, says The Scotsman.

Public services and thousands of jobs are being "hived off on the cheap", as Scotland's largest council moves to becomes the latest authority to privatise all of its computer systems, reports The Herald.

The National says that almost 14,000 foreign nationals are living in limbo in Scotland waiting for the UK Visas and Immigration division of the Home Office to tell them if they can stay.

The Times reports on figures showing that Poles have overtaken Indians to become the UK's biggest immigrant group after 11 years of large-scale migration since Poland joined the European Union.

The Scottish Daily Express claims that Britain needs "to get a grip on its borders" after "disturbing evidence" that immigration, both legal and illegal, is out of control.

Plastic is found in a third of the fish caught in Britain because they consume "toxic microbeads" that are used in shower gels, toothpastes and beauty products by manufacturers, says the Scottish Daily Mail.

The Daily Record writes that a care home nurse, who had sex with a dementia patient's husband for cash, is set to be struck off.

A "dopey ned" was hauled back to court after he bragged online about twice dodging a jail term, reports The Scottish Sun. The paper says Judge Norman Ritchie QC saw posts by 24-year-old David Newlands after his "let-off" for assault, which read: "I'm out bro, easy." The judge jailed him for nine months.

The Press and Journal says that a "sick stalker" told an RAF woman he hoped she would be killed in action as he waged a terrifying campaign of harassment against her.

X Factor judge Louis Walsh has claimed the programme "created a monster" when they put One Direction together, according to the front page of Friday's Daily Star of Scotland.

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