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Scotland's front pages: Corbett's goodbye and M9 'dreadful failure'

The Scotsman reports how Nicola Sturgeon has revealed the deaths of M9 crash couple John Yuill and Lamara Bell in July 2015 was the lowest point so far in her career as first minister.

The story is also carried by the Scottish Daily Express, which writes that Nicola Sturgeon branded Police Scotland's failure to respond to reports of John Yuill and Lamara Bell's car going off the motorway as a "dreadful failure".

Hundreds of workers made redundant from the Tullis Russell paper mill in Fife with just one days' notice have won a landmark £1.5m payout, writes The National.

Scientists have hailed a "potential breakthrough" in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease after a protein therapy was shown to completely reverse symptoms within a week during a trial on genetically-engineered mice, says The Herald.

The Times claims that Muslim chaplains appointed by the Ministry of Justice routinely distribute Islamist hate literature in British prisons.

The Scottish Daily Mail leads with claims that energy firms charged households £1bn too much for heating this winter.

A mother whose son is in prison after forcing his way into pop star Lily Allen's home tells the Daily Record that she has been fighting for 20 years to get her son psychiatric help.

A teen couple accused of killing a Scots mum and her daughter may have planned the alleged blade attack a week earlier, according to The Scottish Sun.

The Daily Star of Scotland leads with claims that there is "fresh hope" in the search for missing Madeleine McCann after police said she "could still be alive".

Dundee University is mourning the death of 22-year-old student Leona Reid, who lost her battle against Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, reports The Courier.

The Press and Journal claims "needless operations" have been carried out at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

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