Scotland's papers: Emergency terror laws and early petrol car banPublished4 February 2020Shareclose panelShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingImage caption, The UK government's decision to introduce emergency legislation to end the automatic early release of terrorists makes many of Tuesday's front pages. The Scotsman reports that following Sunday's knife attack in south London, Justice Secretary Robert Buckland told MPs the incident, less than two weeks after Sudesh Amman's release from prison, "makes the case plainly for immediate action".Image caption, The Times claims the 20-year-old was released from prison despite telling inmates he wanted to murder an MP and intended to "do something real". A former prisoner who spent time with Amman tells the paper he was a volatile and outspoken extremist who once mocked up an Islamic State group-style execution with his cellmate.Image caption, The Daily Telegraph explains that under the government's new plans, terror offenders will have to serve a minimum of two thirds of their sentence before being considered for release. However it also reveals that more than a dozen jihadist terrorists are due to be freed early from prison within months, and the attempt to retrospectively force prisoners to spend longer in jail will be "fiercely contested".Image caption, The Scottish Daily Express claims that "hundreds of convicted terrorists are roaming the streets of Britain" after being released early from prison. It claims that 353 terrorists were freed early in the last seven years.Image caption, A new poll on Scottish independence makes the front of the National. The survey, carried out by Panelbase between January 28 and 31, puts support for a Yes vote at 52%, five points up on the same survey in December last year. It comes, the paper says, just hours after a Survation poll found support at 50%.Image caption, The Herald leads with new climate change targets from Boris Johnson. The report says the PM wants to bring a ban on new petrol and diesel cars and vans forward by five years to 2035. He set out Britain's vision to be the "world leader" in combating climate change and ensuring the UK reaches net zero by 2050.Image caption, The i details an incident in 10 Downing Street on Monday where journalists from TV and newspaper outlets walked out in protest after attempts to only allow hand-picked correspondents in to to attend a government briefing. The paper reports that the Mirror, the Independent and the Press Association were among the outlets excluded from briefings.Image caption, The Scottish Daily Mail reports on a "crisis warning" from Scottish police bosses over funding. The story claims that crime could rise and go uninvestigated if the SNP fails to tackle a "funding black hole". Chief Constable Iain Livingstone tells the paper communities face soaring crime rates if the "systemic under-funding" of the force continues.Image caption, Rangers player Alfredo Morelos opens up to the Daily Record in his first big interview in Scotland, claiming that "race-hate thugs" have hurled "vile abuse" at him both on and off the pitch.Image caption, The Daily Record brands a garage worker a "petrol chump" as he is photographed smoking on a garage forecourt in Edinburgh.Image caption, In the Courier, a St Andrews University student leader warns of "suspicion" from the public over Chinese students wearing facemasks in the town amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.Image caption, The P&J leads with the conviction of a man who attempted to murder a biker and assaulted three others in a roadside attack on the A98 near Cullen. Ian Ewing drove his car at one victim and used a hammer on another. He will be sentenced next month.Image caption, And in the Daily Star of Scotland, Coronation Street actress Alison King has admitted to "drinking too much" at last week's National Television Awards, but denies claims she kissed her co-star Mike North.Related Internet LinksHerald ScotlandDaily Mail OnlineDaily ExpressDaily RecordThe Scottish SunThe ScotsmanThe NationalThe TimesThe BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.