Scotland

Scotland's papers: Assad 'Trumped' and 'slain' mum's remains

The Scotsman reports that tensions between Russia and the US are rising after President Donald Trump ordered a missile strike on a Syrian air base, allegedly used to stage a chemical attack, that killed dozens of civilians.

The Scottish Sun says President Trump was backed by world leaders after the US unleashed the 59-missile attack on Syria.

The Scottish Daily Mail writes that President Trump has warned he would attack the Syrian regime again.

The Scottish Daily Express says the missile attack has raised fears it is the opening salvo in a war between the world's two biggest military powers.

And The Times has Moscow warning that the United States was "one step away from military clashes with Russia" after President Trump targeted the Assad regime in Syria with the greatest show of American firepower in more than a decade.

The Daily Record leads with the police saying Louise Tiffney's body could yield the vital secrets that trap her killer.

According to The Herald, ministers have been accused of threatening the fundamental principle of academic freedom at Scottish universities.

The National leads with the deaths of three people in Stockholm after a terror attack which saw a lorry plough into pedestrians.

The Courier reports on a knife raid on a chemist shop - yards from a police station.

The Press and Journal writes that a drink-driver who showed "staggering arrogance" after killing a popular island vet has been jailed for 12 years.

The Daily Star's front page is dominated by the Grand National.

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