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The papers: NHS pay rise and independence fight

Image caption Nicola Sturgeon's speech to the SNP conference in Aberdeen is the Sunday Herald's lead. The paper says she has vowed to remake the case for independence based on a vision of a multi-million pound funding boost for the NHS and public services.
Image caption The Scotland on Sunday says the SNP leader urged supporters to focus on "why and not just when" in efforts to win a second independence referendum. She told conference it was important to persuade voters of the case for independence rather than concentrating on the timing of another poll.
Image caption The Sun's front page features the first minister's pledge on NHS pay. The paper also has a story about Scottish Love Island star Laura Anderson.
Image caption The Sunday Mail leads with a story about the former Rangers owner Sir David Murray's divorce. It also says there has been a breakthrough in the Emma Caldwell murder investigation.
Image caption The Sunday Times has an exclusive story which claims to reveal an extensive web of links between the Leave.EU campaigner Aaron Banks and Russian officials during and after the EU referendum campaign in 2016.
Image caption The Scottish Mail on Sunday also leads with claims Aaron Banks, a former UKIP donor who bankrolled the unofficial Leave.EU campaign, had three meetings with Russian ambassador Alexander Yakovenko. Mr Banks has called the investigation into any connection between himself and Russia "a witch-hunt"
Image caption "May savages Lords over Brexit", says the headline in The Scottish Sunday Express, which leads on the forthcoming Commons vote on the EU withdrawal bill. It reports a speech by Theresa May at the G7 in which she said some amendments passed by the Lords "went far beyond" their revising role.
Image caption In the Sunday Telegraph, Conservative MPs Amber Rudd and Iain Duncan Smith say Tory rebels must back Theresa May on Brexit this week or risk paving the way for a government led by Jeremy Corbyn. Their comments come ahead of a series of key Commons votes on the government's Withdrawal Bill.

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