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Scotland's front pages: Rail 'revolution' and helicopter crash report

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Eachs of Scotland's main newspapers has chosen a different lead story with the Courier devoting the front page of its Dundee edition to the promise of a "rail revolution" with the introduction of 200 new rail services.

All editions of the Press and Journal focus on the Air Accidents Investigation Board report which said a 30 second failure to notice instruments showing falling airspeed led to the fatal Shetland helicopter crash.

The Scottish Sun tells of the anguish felt by the father of missing teenager Sarah Goldie who fears his daughter was the woman seen in the River Clyde on Friday evening.

The National claims David Cameron is preparing to send 1,000 British troops to Libya to support the government there, without first seeking parliamentary approval.

Young Scots top an international list of health and social inequality, says the Scotsman, picking up on the findings of an international survey led by academics at St Andrews University.

The Herald leads with the findings of another study, looking at the impact of the Scottish government's planned changes to council tax. The analysis concludes the tax will continue to be a regressive one, hitting the less well-off hardest, says the paper.

Drugs dealers are using Facebook to "flood" Scotland with illegal drugs, according to the Daily Record.

The Daily Mail accuses coffee shop chains of hypocrisy by using green symbols on their takeaway cups when in fact almost all of them are destined for landfill sites.

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