Scotland

Scotland's papers: Indyref2 call and A9 campervan 'terror'

Image caption The National front page focuses on the "incredible win" for the SNP in the European elections. It also features Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second referendum on Scottish independence. The first minister made the comments on a visit to Dublin, where she said the "latter half" of 2020 would be the "right time" for a new poll.
Image caption The Daily Telegraph also features the first minister's comments calling for another independence referendum. The paper focuses on criticism from the Scottish Conservatives, who accused Ms Sturgeon of "deceit". The paper adds that she "promised" anti-Brexit unionists that a vote for the SNP "would not be used to argue for separation".
Image caption The European election fallout also dominates the Scottish Daily Mail's front page. It claims Nigel Farage's Brexit Party has pledged to win seats at the Scottish Parliament.
Image caption The Herald's front page adds that Mr Farage has "warned the two established parties that if Brexit did not happen, then it would 'stun' them again by laying siege to constituencies the length and breadth of Britain in a general election".
Image caption The i's front page also focuses on Mr Farage. Its headline "Now I'm aiming for Westminster" appears over a picture showing him and Brexit Party colleagues celebrating the EU election results. Meanwhile, it reports that shadow ministers' calls for another EU referendum have left Labour in "turmoil".
Image caption The Times says it the outcome of the EU poll means the Tories will "embrace no-deal Brexit". The paper reports that four of the party's leadership contenders have prioritised leaving on 31 October over avoiding a no-deal scenario.
Image caption The Courier's front page details a video showing the moment a motor home travelled the wrong way up the busy A9 in Perthshire. The paper says its had prompted calls for clearer signage and road marking for drivers unfamiliar with the route.
Image caption The Scottish Sun's front page claims that a senior police officer has been placed on leave over allegations he was caught in a car with a woman at an Edinburgh park and ride.
Image caption The Daily Record front page features an interview with a Scots victim of paedophile Barry Bennell. The former Manchester City youth player believes that he missed out on a career in professional football because of the abuse.
Image caption The Scottish government's policy of free personal care for over-65s is "in crisis" with thousands of older people now waiting too long for social care, according to the Daily Express.
Image caption A flooded quarry is to be drained as part of a police investigation into the disappearance of Renee Macrae and her three-year-old son Andrew more than 40 years ago, the Press and Journal's Moray edition reports.
Image caption Away from politics, the Daily Star splashes on "The Lynx effect". It reports that a schoolboy woke from a coma after his mum sprayed his favourite deodorant near him. The paper also joins others in previewing contestants on the upcoming ITV series, Love Island.

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