Scotland

Tuesday's front pages: Bailey verdict and Sharapova drug shock

A teenager who stabbed a schoolmate in a row over biscuits has been found guilty of culpable homicide, reports The National.

On the same story, The Herald says a "high level" probe will be launched into the circumstances that led to the fatal stabbing of Bailey Gwynne after jurors found a schoolboy guilty of culpable homicide.

The Scottish edition of the Daily Mail claims that three fatal mistakes were made allowing the teenager to carry a knife in his blazer and stab Bailey Gwynne at school.

The Press and Journal reports that parents of those attending Cults Academy have said staff at the school had "a lot to answer for" in the wake of the Bailey Gwynne tragedy.

In other news, one in four Scots say they have ­witnessed gender discrimination in their place of work, according to an exclusive poll carried out on behalf of The Scotsman, which has changed its name to The Scotswoman to mark International Women's Day.

The Scotland edition of The Times claims that the Bank of England will provide an unlimited financial backstop to prevent markets from seizing up and plunging lenders into crisis if Britain votes to leave the European Union.

The Daily Record says that the International Tennis Federation has confirmed Maria Sharapova will be provisionally suspended from March 12, pending a full decision, after the tennis star failed a drugs test at the Australian Open.

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