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Scotland's papers: 'War on drugs' and Brexit deal defeat

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Image caption A national task force is being launched to lead the "war against drugs" in Scotland, according to the Daily Record. The paper reports the move comes after figures revealed the death rate was eight times higher than the rest of Europe.
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Image caption The National features pictures of ugly scenes outside Westminster as Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal was defeated for a third time. The paper reports SNP MPs were verbally abused outside Parliament and highlights a call by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for another EU referendum.
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Image caption The Herald leads with Theresa May's Brexit deal being rejected for a third time on the "exit day that never was". The paper also highlights research which claims police are taking longer to pass on cases to prosecutors.
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Image caption The Scotsman reports Britain is on course to stay in the EU until the end of the year as the Brexit impasse continues. It also suggests a General Election could be imminent as MPs are "reaching limits of the process".
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Image caption Theresa May has put MPs on election alert, according to the Times, after Conservative rebels helped defeat her Brexit plan for the third time. The paper also features an interview with BBC;s political editor Laura Kuenssberg.
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Image caption The Scottish Daily Mail reports Britain is in "political paralysis" after the Prime Minister's Brexit deal was blocked.
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Image caption The Scottish Daily Express features a picture of pro-Brexit protestors in London under the headline: "We'll never give up on the Brexit we voted for."
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Image caption The North East edition of the Press and Journal leads with the story of a Banff man who deliberately drove his car at two police officers while under the influence of alcohol.
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Image caption The Angus and Mearns edition of the Courier features a picture of Scotland's oldest man, Alf Smith, reading his latest telegram from the Queen having reached the age of 111. The paper also reports rail passengers had to be ferried home by taxi after a train driver missed a platform.
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Image caption The Daily Star reveals Declan Donnelly wanted to end his highly successful TV partnership with Ant McPartlin after he was arrested for drink driving in London last year.

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