What the Scottish papers say


The Scotsman reports that the new chairman of Scotland's tourism quango has refused to back his long-serving chief executive amid claims he is being forced out of his job.

The Daily Record says wife killer Nat Fraser is making a last-ditch appeal to the highest court in the land.

The Herald has claims from a former British Airways employee of the year, sacked for his alleged role in a scam to illegally sell cut-price flights, that fellow staff members gave discounted tickets to top footballers and free travel to trade union officials as sweeteners ahead of the ongoing industrial dispute.

The Press and Journal says Scots MP Danny Alexander vowed to keep up the attack on Britain's huge public deficit as he prepared to step into his new post of chief secretary to the Treasury.

The Scottish Sun writes that a girl who became Scotland's youngest mother, aged 12, has vowed to turn her life around for the sake of her daughter - and said: "I'll make her proud."

The Courierreports that former Liberal Democrat MP Willie Rennie has hit out at the man who ousted him from his seat in the general election, accusing him of making "wild allegations" against him over expenses claims.

The Scottish Daily Mail and the Scottish Daily Expresssay scientists have developed a new vaccine that could both prevent and treat breast cancer.

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