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Scotland's papers: Paige Doherty murder and child abuse inquiry

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The Scotsman leads with the news that a child has died in Scotland as a result of an E. coli outbreak linked to blue cheese.

The Herald says a top civil servant is facing calls to resign amid claims she said it was "OK" for abuse victims to die in some circumstances.

People in Scotland want another referendum on EU membership, according to a poll commissioned by The Times of Scotland.

The Daily Mail reports on the Paige Doherty murder after deli owner John Leathem admitted killing the teenager in a "frenzied" attack.

The Daily Express says top businesses in Scotland are demanding a tax cut from the Scottish government to level the playing field with the rest of the UK.

Brexit minister David Davis was accused of waffling after he made his first parliamentary statement on the UK's plans to leave the EU, says The National.

The Daily Record also reports on the Paige Doherty murder, showing a still from "chilling" CCTV footage which shows the teenager just moments before she died.

The Scottish Sun calls deli owner John Leathem, who admitted killing Paige, the "devil of the deli".

The Daily Star of Scotland says TV show X-Factor has been plunged into a new "fix storm".

And The Press and Journal reports that Aberdeen Grammar school is the most desirable state school in the city.

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