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Scotland's papers: Hospital infection row and boxer's AK47 'joke'

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Image caption NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has been accused of a lack of transparency over the source of an infection which a woman contracted at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital months before her death, reports The Herald. The paper claims it has uncovered documents which contradicts a statement by the health board about the death of 63-year-old Mito Kaur.
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Image caption The Daily Record leads with the story of a video a property boss sent to a man who owed him money, featuring a masked gunman holding an AK47. David Love claimed the footage was a "little joke" after the customer settled the debt.
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Image caption Heroes who tackled London Bridge knifeman Usman Khan could receive awards in a future Honours List, the Scottish Sun reports. They could be in line for the George Cross or the Queen's Gallantry Medal, the paper says.
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Image caption The Times reports an independent school has recorded its best exam results in five years after it banned pupils from having mobile phones. Kilgraston School in Bridge of Earn imposed the ban last year and said it had found an "immediate improvement" in pupils' concentration.
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Image caption It was a tale of two Christmases for the Queen, according to the Scottish Daily Mail. The paper says she was "buoyed" after her great-grandchildren attended the Sandringham festive church service for the first time - but the absence of a poorly Prince Philip and the Duke of York cast a shadow.
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Image caption The Scotsman leads high street retailers hoping for a Boxing Day sales bonanza after one of the toughest years on record. Like many of the papers it also carries a picture from the Sandringham service.
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Image caption The Scottish Daily Express claims Boris Johnson's Brexit Britain will be among "the world's leading powerhouse economies" over the next decade.
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Image caption The parents of a baby who was mauled by a terrier have thanked the 'air ambulance heroes' who helped their daughter and enabled her to enjoy Christmas at home, reports the Press and Journal.
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Image caption Commuters and seasonal revellers are being warned of major disruption on Edinburgh's rail network this weekend due to an upgrade of Haymarket East junction, according to the Edinburgh Evening News.
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Image caption "To Gav and to hold," is the Daily Star's headline which reports fans of BBC comedy Gavin and Stacey were left convinced the show's Christmas cliffhanger means a new series could happen.

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