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Scotland's papers: Playground 'bigots' and GP crisis

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Children as young as five are being branded "racists", according to the Scottish Daily Mail. It reports that pupils' arguments are being monitored, recorded and kept on file for the rest of their school lives.

The Herald says about one in 20 GP practices in Scotland are now being run directly by health boards, amid a spiralling crisis surrounding recruitment and retention of family doctors.

The "fiery" BBC Scotland leaders debate makes the front page of The Scotsman. It says Nicola Sturgeon was grilled over her record in office and came under fire from frontline staff.

Investment in Scotland by foreign companies has fallen by nearly half in the last year, according to The Times Scotland.

The National reports that pro-EU campaigners fear Theresa May is planning a "£780m post-Brexit cash grab from some of Scotland's most vulnerable communities".

Meanwhile the Daily Express leads with a report that the prime minister has told the EU that Britain "wants its money back".

Jeremy Corbyn makes the front page of The Daily Telegraph. It reports that the Labour party leader refused to condemn the IRA six times in an interview with Sky News.

A Nazi flag was unfurled at a charity disco in Burra, Shetland, according to The Scottish Sun. It reports that party-goers were "outraged" and threw drinks at the flag.

The Daily Record leads with a story about a man who was restrained after being accused of attempting to abduct two young girls.

A "pioneering seismic technology project" has started to produce its first oil, according to The Press and Journal. It says it is a "glimpse of a rosier future" for the North Sea.

The Courier reports that Dundee City Council has spent nearly £300,000 over two years as a result of accidents involving its fleet of vehicles.

Prince Harry's relationship with Meghan Markle makes the front page of the Daily Star of Scotland, following the wedding of Pippa Middleton.

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