The papers: Salmond's call for action over 'government leak'

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The National has Alex Salmond hitting back at the Scottish government, with the former first minister saying details of the sexual harassment claims against him have been leaked.
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Similarly, the i newspaper has Mr Salmond accusing his former employers of leaking the allegations that he strenuously denies to the media.
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First minister Nicola Sturgeon is coming under pressure to reveal details of meetings with Mr Salmond before the claims against her predecessor became public, reports the Daily Express.
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The Herald leads with official reports into this summer's school exams which highlight basic errors being made by pupils in numeracy.
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The Scottish Daily Mail splashes with a figure of 8,000 criminals it says are wanted by police on outstanding warrants for crimes including murder and rape.
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The Times reports that plans are being drawn up to allow newly-graduated trainee criminal lawyers to appear in Scottish courts to address a recruitment crisis.
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The Scotsman celebrates a record-breaking Edinburgh festival fringe, revealing ticket sales this year were up 5% on 2017's successful 70th anniversary programme.
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The Record leads with claims that a Glasgow crime gang targeted five members of a rival family. The claims heard in court involve the Lyons and Daniels factions.
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The Scottish Sun runs with the same story, reporting that six alleged gangsters will stand trial accused of a murder plot campaign against their Glasgow rivals.
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The Courier leads with a mother criticising the sentence given to a football coach who posed as a 12-year-old boy on Instagram to send sick messages to her son.
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The Press and Journal reports in its Aberdeen edition how parents kept their children away from classes amid safety fears over repairs being carried out at a school.
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The Daily Star splashes with reports that former Rangers players and staff who benefited from a now outlawed tax scheme have only weeks to make a settlement or face a higher bill.
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The Daily Telegraph features an exclusive story about a Labour MP who used public-funded insurance to silence his former Jewish assistant and lover who took a religious discrimination claim against him to tribunal.

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