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Scotland's papers: 'Extraordinary everyday heroes' honoured

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Image caption The weekend edition of the i newspaper carries a list of some of those recognised in the New Year Honours List. It describes them as "ordinary people who are Britain's heroes".
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Image caption The Scottish Daily Express adopts a similar theme, reporting that 43 police officers, ambulance crew and medics who helped saved lives during the 2017 terror attacks are among those receiving honours.
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Image caption The National reports on the politicians in the New Years Honours list. It says Theresa May has been accused of trying to "buy off her critics" after prominent Brexiteer John Redwood was knighted.
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Image caption The Scottish Daily Mail reports that rail passengers are likely to face further delays and cancellations in the new year as scheduled improvement works get under way. It adds that fares are set to increase by an average of 2.8% on Wednesday.
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Image caption Rail passengers in the UK pay at least twice as much to travel as their counterparts in Europe, according to the lead story in the Scotland edition of The Times. It reports analysis that found that British commuters paid the equivalent of 55p a mile in the last year, compared to 29p in France and 19p in Italy.
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Image caption The police officer in charge of Edinburgh's Hogmanay festival has told The Scotsman that anyone attempting to fly a drone at the event would be immediately arrested.
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Image caption The Herald leads on the results of a report which found that women are being "left behind" as the best paid new jobs are going to men. It adds that female workers have borne the brunt of austerity measures in the public sector, so are being hardest hit by the "age of automation".
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Image caption The Press and Journal highlights the legacy of a teenager killed in a road accident in Elgin. His family funded a number of defibrillators which are carried in police cars across the north-east and it has emerged that they have been used 11 times by officers in the past year.
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Image caption The Daily Record reports that criminals whose ill-gotten gains are seized by prosecutors cannot be identified due to new data protection laws.
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Image caption Strictly dancer AJ Pritchard and his brother, Curtis, were attacked in a nightclub during a night out with friends, according to the front page of The Scottish Sun.
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Image caption Home Secretary Sajid Javid is resisting calls for further patrol boats in the English Channel as increasing numbers of migrants land in Dover, according to The Daily Telegraph. He has declared the situation a "major incident".
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Image caption The Daily Star of Scotland leads with a Coronation Street spoiler.

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