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Scotland's papers: Sturgeon's miscarriage and vacant GP posts

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A photograph of Nicola Sturgeon dominates the front page of the Scottish Daily Mail following news that she suffered a miscarriage in 2011, before she became first minister.

However the Mail's main story centres on the allegations surrounding MP Keith Vaz, which it accuses of "shamelessly clinging to power".

Meanwhile The Herald reports that more than 200 training posts for GPs and hospital speciality have been left unfilled, despite a rise in applications from junior doctors.

A drug user has been prescribed methadone for 21 years, despite never being a heroin addict, according to the Daily Record.

The front page of the Scottish edition of The Times features a photograph of Bradley Wiggins ahead of the start of the Tour of Britain, which set off from Glasgow on Sunday.

In its main story, the paper reports that Theresa May has ruled out a points-based system for EU migrants post-Brexit.

The prime minister has dismissed the case for a second referendum on Scottish independence, the Scotsman reports.

The Press and Journal's Highland edition says that 70% of its readers oppose the Scottish government's named person scheme.

And the death of a woman in a Dundee street makes the front page of The Courier.

The National reports on calls for sustainability in the "burgeoning" global seaweed industry.

The Daily Star splashes with a story about Strictly Come Dancing.

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