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Scotland's papers: Labour leadership and Lottery win

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The Labour leadership battle between Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith and a Scottish couple's £14m lottery win feature on the front pages of Scotland's newspapers.

The Press and Journal leads with the story of three people dying following a disturbance at a flat in Aberdeen.

The story of a Renfrewshire couple who "ignored" a £14m Lottery jackpot to go on holiday features on the front page of the Scottish Sun.

The National splashed with the news that Mr Smith and Mr Corbyn will go "head to head" for the leadership of the UK-wide Labour party after Angela Eagle withdrew from the race.

The Scottish edition of the Times also leads with the Labour leadership battle, focusing on a "feud" over challenger Mr Smith's past as a lobbyist for a pharmaceuticals firm.

The Scottish Daily Mail meanwhile features a front-page story about a "record" number of killers being freed from Scottish prisons on parole.

The Daily Record features a campaign by a Scottish mum to find a bone marrow donor to save her three-year-old daughter's life.

The Herald led with SNP MP George Kerevan's comments that "painful" cuts would be needed to establish a Scottish currency in the event of independence.

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