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Scotland's papers: Bombings bring terror to Sri Lanka

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Image caption The Scottish Daily Mail features a picture of a British mother and her two children who are missing following the wave of suicide bombings in Sri Lanka. Anita Nicholson, husband Ben and children Alex and Annabel were on holiday in Colombo when their hotel was targeted.
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Image caption The Herald features a powerful picture of grieving relatives outside a morgue in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo. The paper also carries a report about female swimming and gym sessions being opened up to cross dressing males.
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Image caption The Sun also features a picture of the Nicholson family who were on holiday in Sri Lanka when a suicide bomber detonated a device at the breakfast buffet in their hotel.
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Image caption The Daily Record features a picture of one of the devastated churches in Sri Lanka above the headline "Massacre at Easter".
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Image caption The Scotsman reports at least five Britons are among the dead in Sri Lanka. It features a picture of armed officers outside a shrine in Colombo.
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Image caption The i leads with a picture of one of the churches targeted in the suicide bombings and reports at least 450 people were injured. The paper also claims the 2019 climate protests are becoming the "biggest revolt in modern history".
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Image caption The Daily Telegraph reports Christians and tourists were the targets of the Easter terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka. It also claims IVF clinic are exploiting older women by "trading on hope".
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Image caption The Scottish Daily Express features a picture of a Sri Lankan church covered in rubble and debris after one of the devastating Easter blasts.
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Image caption The Times uses the picture of the Nicholson family to highlight the human tragedy which unfolded in Sri Lanka after a series of co-ordinated terrorist attacks. The paper also features advice from scientists on how to get teenagers to give up junk food.
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Image caption The National leads with a call for the SNP to put independence at the heart of its EU campaign. The paper also features a picture of grieving families in Sri Lanka.
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Image caption The Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire edition of the Press and Journal reports two teenage boys are due in court after a street disturbance in Aberdeen city centre. It was witnessed by Scots singer Eddi Reader, who filmed the incident on her phone.
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Image caption The Courier reports the General Medical Council is set to examine the conduct of medics at Ninewells Hospital who gave lower than standard chemotherapy doses to breast cancer patients.
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Image caption The Star leads with a story about a charity fundraiser dressed as Superman who helped police arrest a drunk man who was causing trouble in a city centre.

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