Scotland

Scotland's papers: NHS woes and fire death

Nicola Sturgeon announced a £27m boost to train more doctors, nurses and midwives as she admitted Scotland faces "real challenges" in recruiting GPs over the next decade, writes The Scotsman.

A new £4.25m tourism campaign aimed at promoting the "spirit of Scotland" around the world has been launched with the help of a host of Scots athletes, comedians and entrepreneurs, says The National.

The Herald leads with news that the new chief executive of beleaguered phone line NHS 24 has quit his post only six months after his appointment.

The Telegraph quotes David Cameron claiming Scotland would be only weeks away from a "financial calamity" if it had voted for independence due to dwindling oil revenues.

The Scottish edition of the Daily Mail focuses on the trial of a jihadi accused of radicalising Scot Aqsa Mahmood.

The Daily Record leads with an interview from the family of a mentally ill Scot who took his own life after his benefits were stopped.

A burglar was killed in a blast as she ransacked a vacant house, claims The Scottish Sun.

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