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Scotland's papers: Custody death family 'to sue prison service'

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Image caption The death of Allan Marshall, who had a cardiac arrest during a lengthy struggle with prison staff in Edinburgh, leads the Sunday Mail. A sheriff ruled his death was "entirely preventable" and his family have previously called for action to be taken against staff - now they will take legal action, the paper reports.
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Image caption A young mother who fled her home in Malta with her two sons in order to get away from her former partner leads the Sunday Post. The paper reports that Leigha Collins is to launch a "landmark" case to keep her youngest in Scotland.
Image caption The Herald on Sunday leads with Citizens Advice Scotland data which shows that 37,000 workers in Scotland are paid less than the minimum wage.
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Image caption The decision to give a knighthood to Iain Duncan Smith - the work and pensions secretary under David Cameron - has prompted anger, reports The National. The paper quotes SNP MP Pete Wishart who called the move "appalling".
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Image caption The Scottish Sun on Sunday leads with TV duo Ant and Dec who have reportedly signed a record ITV deal - which could be worth £50m after an extension, according to the paper.
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Image caption A clampdown on illegal immigration was relaxed because ministers feared the Queen believed it could affect the polo season, according to claims in The Scottish Mail on Sunday. The paper reports that the Home Office had planned to close a loophole that granted special visas to foreigners working in the sport amid fears it was being used as a "back door" for low-skilled migrants to enter the country.
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Image caption And in Brexit news, the Sunday Express reports that the EU "will be the loser" if the European Commission fails to make a trade and security deal with Britain by the end of 2020. The paper claims the warning from two senior European politicians is the "first crack" in the united front being presented by the EU's 27 members ahead of negotiations between the two sides.

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