Scotland

Scotland's papers: Cancer 'breakthrough' and Dons dumped

Early trials into a therapy that teaches the immune system to fight cancer have produced "extraordinary" results in critically ill leukaemia patients, writes The Scotsman.

The National leads with the war in Syria and says Russia has been accused of war crimes after "deliberate" strikes on Syrian hospitals and schools.

Scotland has weathered the economic storm since the financial crash of 2008 with higher living standards than other parts of the United Kingdom, claims The Herald.

British pilots have called for lasers to be classed as offensive weapons after the first officer of a Virgin Atlantic jet bound for New York was dazzled in a laser attack, writes the Scottish Daily Mail.

The Daily Record details the defeat of Aberdeen at the hands of Inverness and says Willie Collum was at the centre of the action, which prevented the Dons drawing level with league front runners Celtic.

A teacher scooped a monster £2.5m gambling jackpot — with a bet of just £2.50, is the lead story in The Scottish Sun.

The Press and Journal writes that a man has been detained in connection with the death of a woman in an Aberdeen flat.

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