Scotland

Scotland's papers: PM's EU 'battle' and Pope versus Trump

David Cameron was fighting for his political future last night as European Union leaders met for a "make or break" summit on his reform demands, reports The Scotsman.

The National quotes the prime minister as saying he was "battling for Britain" as he arrived in Brussels for crunch talks on his European Union reforms.

Pope Francis has taken centre stage with an attack on Donald Trump's Christian credentials while signalling a shift in the Catholic Church's stance on contraception, says The Herald.

The Scottish Daily Mail claims parents are unable to vaccinate their children against the most deadly form of meningitis due to a worldwide shortage of the jab.

Meanwhile, The Daily Record leads with an interview from a woman whose child cheated death after her chickenpox turned into a deadly flesh-eating bug.

Leah Shevlin has opened her heart on the "mental torment" of her split from Scotland star Allan McGregor, to The Scottish Sun.

The Press and Journal reports how a teenager has been convicted of knifing an Aberdeen dad through the heart in a drugs deal "set up".

More than 100 Dundee workers were left distraught and facing an uncertain future after a bold bid to save their jobs ended in failure, says The Courier, after Flint Group bosses announced the closure of the plant in Dundee.

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