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Scotland's papers: Theresa May's 'speech shambles'

Most of the Scottish papers lead with Theresa May's speech at the Conservative Party conference which is described as a "shambles" and a "farce".

The Herald says a major security review is under way after a prankster was able to lunge towards Theresa May with a P45 as she delivered her keynote speech at the conference in Manchester.

The i newspaper writes that coughing fits, a man handing her a P45 and a collapsing stage-set ruined May's key address.

The National's front page features a series of photographs of the prime minister delivering her speech through coughs and a man being taken away by police following the P45 stunt.

The Scotsman headline is "May loses her voice over what is left of her authority".

The Daily Telegraph writes that Theresa May's political future was left hanging in the balance after her disastrous conference speech left her feeling "extremely distraught".

The Times reports that Tory MPs warned that Theresa May was "one crisis from the exit" after the most shambolic conference speech in memory.

The Scottish Sun says Theresa May suffered another disaster as her Tory conference speech descended into chaos.

The Daily Star also features the PM's speech and claims Boris Johnson was smirking.

In other news, the Daily Record has a photograph of a grieving mum outside court after the driver who ran over her two-year-old child was jailed for six years.

The Courier also leads with the story, saying the driver who knocked down and killed Coupar Angus toddler Harlow Edwards broke down in the dock as he was jailed.

The Scottish Daily Mail says prison inspectors have demanded that inmates are given comfier pillows and mattresses so they can get a good night's sleep.

The Scottish Daily Express says damning new figures show that the UK economy as a whole has grown three times faster than it has in Scotland over the past year.

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