Scotland's papers: Baby found next to dead mum and care home visits

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The Daily Mail leads with the story that a mother may have lain dead for days in her Govan flat in Glasgow with her "starving" baby at her side.
The Sun
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The Sun says 34-year-old Mercy Baguma was found after the screams of her baby boy alerted neighbours.
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The National reports that the "destitute" Ugandan, who was was seeking asylum in the UK, was "loved by all". Her son was later treated and discharged from hospital and is now reportedly living with his father.
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Public health directors in several of Scotland's health boards have deemed it still too risky to allow care home residents to have indoor visits from their families, reports The Herald.
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The i newspaper leads with the story that Scottish secondary pupils will be told to bring face coverings to school with them from Monday.
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The Times says that England will follow Scotland's lead on face coverings in schools after a "backlash" forced the prime minister into a "U-turn" on masks.
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The Daily Telegraph leads with a story on the Alex Salmond inquiry, saying First Minister Nicola Sturgeon "left officials in no doubt" that a complaints policy should cover former ministers.
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A "lockdown backlog" at NHS Scotland has left 63,000 Scots facing long waits for a diagnosis, reports The Scotsman.
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The Daily Record says ex-Rangers owner Craig Whyte is being investigated by police after the newspaper published an investigation into his business life.
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"Hands off our heritage" is the headline on the front page of the Daily Express, as the newspaper reports on Boris Johnson's comments about the BBC's decision to drop the lyrics from Rule, Britannia! and Land of Hope and Glory at the Proms.
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The Daily Star says Manchester United captain Harry Maguire is "fighting for his career" after being found guilty of assaulting a police officer in Greece.
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The Evening Express says a man has been arrested after a "late-night intruder incident" at the High Court in Aberdeen.
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Bars in Aberdeen can open as the local lockdown eases in the city, reports The Press and Journal.
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The Courier says teaching unions have warned that social distancing measures must be strengthened as the first Covid-19 case was confirmed in a Dundee secondary school.
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A birthday celebration "turned sour" after a rusty nail was found in a birthday cake, reports the Evening Telegraph.
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The Glasgow Times leads with a story that a baby was burned at a city cafe after a cigarette was thrown from a block of flats.
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The Edinburgh Evening News says a pro-Palestinian GP in the city has been accused of "joining forces" with the New IRA.

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