What the Scottish papers say
Care home children as young as 13 were caught by police at a "booze-fuelled alleged sex party", according to the Scottish Sun.
The Daily Record describes how a man dressed as Santa was "huckled" by police after he hitched a ride on the Wellington statue in Glasgow.
The National reports on the "solidarity" shown by the people of Scotland to those affected by the Peshawar school massacre in Pakistan.
Energy firms have been urged to protect thousands of jobs in Scotland as the global price of oil continues to fall, says the Scotsman.
Medical staff, including doctors, may be forced to leave the profession after a ruling by the UK's highest court against two Catholic midwives who had objected to any involvement in abortion procedures, pro-life campaigners have claimed in the Herald.
Scotland's top police officer is on a "crusade to trap drivers", according to the Scottish Daily Mail.
The Times leads with the US and Cuba "burying the hatchet" after 54 years
Dundee University has been named the best in the UK for life sciences research in a new study, reports the Courier.
The Press and Journal reports how a father accused of causing his son's death by knocking him off his bike has listened to harrowing evidence about the moments the tragedy unfolded.