Scotland's papers: Salmond tells government 'see you in court'

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Alex Salmond's plan to take fresh legal action over the conduct of the Scottish government's top civil servant is on a number of front pages. The i highlights the former SNP leader's claim that Permanent Secretary Leslie Evans has failed to take responsibility for the botched handling of harassment complaints against him.
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The Scottish Sun reports that Mr Salmond is also making a formal complaint to the police over the leaking of details of the allegations against him to the Daily Record newspaper.
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The Herald reports that Mr Salmond has instructed his lawyers to bring proceedings in the Court of Session, where he previously won a judicial review case against the Scottish government.
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The Metro leads with the legal action story and carries claims from Mr Salmond that Leslie Evans "still refuses to accept real responsibility" for the botched Scottish government harassment probe.
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The Scotsman also leads with the story and reports Mr Salmond's comments that the findings of two inquiries into the saga must be accepted.
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The front page of The Times also leads with Mr Salmond's legal action, pointing out that Ms Evans still has another year to go of her contract as Scotland's top civil servant.
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"Believe it or not... EU sees sense in jab row" is the headline in the Scottish Daily Express, which says Boris Johnson has urged the bloc to be "sensible" by ending its threat to trigger a vaccine trade war.
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The Scottish edition of The Daily Telegraph leads on the story that places of worship in Scotland can reopen immediately after Covid regulations forcing their closure were deemed unlawful in a legal test case.
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The National carries comments from Nicola Sturgeon at the last First Minister's Questions about the best route to secure a second Scottish independence referendum.
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The Daily Record carries a picture of Scotland internationalist Charlie Mulgrew in what the paper says was an illegal Covid lockdown gathering.
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The Scottish Daily Mail reports on the arrest of a man after a bomb disposal team were called to reports of a suspicious item in the grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.
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The front page of the Edinburgh Evening News features a man who says he discovered a "Do Not Attempt Resuscitation" form for himself which he did not consent to.
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Neighbouring health boards helping NHS Tayside patients waiting for breast cancer services is the top story in The Courier.
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The decision by John Lewis to permanently close its Aberdeen store makes the front page of the city's Evening Express.
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The Press and Journal also leads with the demise of the city's John Lewis department store, which first opened in Aberdeen in 1989 and employs 265 people.
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The Glasgow Times leads with the 20th anniversary of a man from the city going missing.
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The Daily Star's front page focuses on some unexpected consequences of global climate change.

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