Scotland's papers: Easter weekend warning and Sturgeon's election vowPublished3 April 2021SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingImage caption, The Scottish Daily Express leads with the lifting of lockdown restrictions on Friday, but with words of warning from Police Scotland. The force has told people "not to get carried away" over the Easter weekend, according to the paper.Image source, AFPImage caption, Similarly, the i reports the first minister has urged people to behave cautiously in the lead up to Monday, when further restrictions are due to ease. Hairdressers, homeware shops and further click and collect services are set to resume operations, the paper says.Image caption, Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to serve in office for a further five years if elected, reports The Scotsman. The paper highlights this would mean she had served longer than the 11 years that Margaret Thatcher served as prime minister.Image caption, The Daily Telegraph says that, under government plans, Britons who have been vaccinated would avoid Covid tests and quarantine to allow foreign holidays. Boris Johnson is expected to reveal more details about when international travel might resume on Monday, with the paper reporting there could be a traffic light system in place where countries are rated red, amber or green, depending on the risk.Image caption, The head of NHS England has said the coronavirus vaccination drive will inspire fundamental changes to the way the NHS cares for people, the Times reports. Sir Simon Stevens said he wants to apply the lessons of the programme to be used as a "blueprint" for the way illnesses such as cancer and heart disease are tackled, with health workers seeking out the most vulnerable.Image caption, The Herald reports Scottish councils have been accused of "failing children" over a fall in co-ordinated support for pupils with additional support needs.Image caption, An "explosive" political memoir has revealed "vicious" infighting in the Conservative party, according to the Scottish Daily Mail. Boris Johnson was labelled a "buffoon" by Alan Duncan, his deputy when the prime minister was foreign secretary, the paper adds. The memoir is serialised in the paper.Image caption, The National leads with a claim from a pro-independence think tank that the Westminster government ordered an academic blog to be deleted. The blog, written by a government economic adviser, said there were "no obvious reasons" to doubt the economic success of an independent Scotland, the paper reports.Image caption, Television star and radio presenter Mark Wright has spoken to The Scottish Sun revealing how coronavirus has impacted his family. His uncle died with coronavirus and six of his relatives have been struck down by the virus, he told the paper.Image caption, The Daily Star of Scotland has a chilly warning on its front page, carrying the headline "flake news". The paper says much of Britain will have snow over the Easter bank holiday following several days of rising temperatures and sunshine.Image caption, The Weekend Telegraph tells the story of a woman who overcame drug addiction following the murder of her brother.Image caption, The Evening Express leads with a murder investigation in Aberdeen - it says three people are being held by police after a man was found dead at the Marischal Court building.Image caption, The Courier leads with the claim that a senior figure in the SNP encouraged members to apply for coronavirus business support grants, then asked for a "donation" to his campaign.Image caption, The Glasgow Times leads with efforts of well-known city pub Firewater to remain open for its 20th year of business.Image caption, The Press and Journal leads with news that a four-year-old girl with a rare form of cancer will now receive a bone marrow transplant after an "agonising" two-year wait.Image caption, And the Edinburgh Evening News leads with the claim that Nicola Sturgeon "snubbed" nine Edinburgh and Lothian MSPs over their request for a meeting about the Scottish government's decision to scrap plans for a new eye hospital.Related Internet LinksDundee Evening TelegraphHerald ScotlandThe ScotsmanDaily RecordThe Scottish SunThe TimesThe NationalDaily Mail OnlineDaily ExpressDaily StarEdinburgh Evening NewsGlasgow Evening TimesAberdeen Evening ExpressThe BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.