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Scottish papers: Terror threat and Sturgeon's reshuffle

Nicola Sturgeon will appoint a dedicated economy secretary devoted to protecting jobs in addition to a finance secretary when she names her Cabinet next week, reports The Scotsman.

On the same story, The Herald writes that Nicola Sturgeon will reshuffle her Scottish government cabinet next week with the creation of a new post to deal exclusively with the economy.

The National says an Australian family's fight to remain in Scotland is set to fail after the parents failed to secure employment that satisfied Home Office visa regulations.

A hundred BBC stars will keep their pay secret after ministers backed down on demands to disclose the names of those who are paid more than £150,000, reports The Times ahead of the publication of a white paper on the future of the corporation.

The Scottish Daily Mail claims that a terror suspect, who has been arrested in Italy, toured potential targets in Britain while posing as an Afghan refugee.

An attack in Britain by Northern Irish terrorists is now a "strong possibility" after the home secretary raised the terror threat level to "substantial", reports The Scottish Daily Express.

The Scottish Sun says that a pregnant women is stranded in hospital after doctors warned that returning to her mould-infested home in Muirkirk in Ayrshire could kill her and her unborn baby.

An ex-squaddie who was caught lying about being blown up in Afghanistan has apologised for faking his heroism to impress women, according to the Daily Record.

TV presenter Eamonn Holmes' career hangs in the balance after he compared West Ham's attack on Manchester United's bus to Hillsborough, claims the Daily Star of Scotland.

The Press and Journal writes that Aberdeen Football Club is on the brink of a historic move from its Pittodrie home to a new £40m stadium west of the city.

A massive Perth expansion plan has been dealt a blow after one of two major village projects was thrown out by councillors, says The Courier.

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