Scotland

Scotland's papers: Corbyn deal hopes and 'tax dodge' celebs

Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to help Jeremy Corbyn become prime minister in the event of a hung parliament, according to the Daily Telegraph's Scottish edition.

The Scottish Daily Mail says the first minister has "admitted" she will "prop up" Mr Corbyn if Theresa May fails to win a majority.

The Scottish edition of the Daily Express also leads with the story, saying Ms Sturgeon will back a minority Labour government on an "issue by issue" basis.

The National depicts Green candidate Caroline Lucas, Ms Sturgeon and Mr Corbyn as super heroes in a "social justice league", saying Labour voters in England would be "appalled" if the party rejected a "progressive alliance" with the SNP.

A controversial fast-track route into teaching that would allow graduates to bypass universities is to be put out to tender by the Scottish government, reports The Scotsman.

Theresa May has begun her campaign fightback, insisting she had the "balls to call an election" rather than simply stay as prime minister in Downing Street for the next three years, according to The Herald.

The Times Scotland edition says Islamic groups in Britain are undermining the fight against terrorism by peddling "myths" about the government's key anti-radicalisation policy.

The Scottish Sun has revealed the names of wealthy stars who the paper says "cashed in" on a controversial tax relief scheme.

A man bit off a chunk of his step-dad's ear after they argued about whether they were Scottish or British, according to the Daily Record.

The Press and Journal reports that five police officers were taken to hospital following an asbestos incident at Aberdeen harbour.

And The Courier says a Fife man has been found guilty of murdering his sister in her own home.

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