Scotland's papers: Immigration curbs and care failures

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The Scotsman reports that Prime Minister Theresa May has put the UK on course for a "hard Brexit" which will see the country exit the common market and the imposition of curbs on EU migration.

The Herald says a report has revealed that weaknesses in children's services - similar to those that contributed to the death of Liam Fee - continue to persist in Scotland.

The first powerful treatment for Alzheimer's is on the horizon after a new drug was found to combat the changes to the brain that cause the disease, according to The Times of Scotland.

The Scottish Daily Mail has a story about Police Scotland, which the paper says has produced a 10-page report on whether buying new printers would discriminate against minorities.

The National reports on comments made by Labour leader contender Owen Smith on BBC Radio Scotland, saying he dismissed a list of broken promises made during the Better Together campaign as "contingent on Labour being in power".

The Scottish Daily Express says SNP rule in Scotland has seen a "decade of decline", as new deprivation figures are published.

The Scottish Sun says Max Clifford has been accused of performing sex acts in front of a 28-year-old woman during jail visits.

The Daily Record leads with a story about the father of Scotland's youngest motor neurone disease sufferer, who has written his daughter a "heartrending letter".

"Corrie race storm over slave joke" is the headline on the front page of the Daily Star of Scotland.

The Press and Journal says the SNP's control of Aberdeenshire Council is "hanging in the balance" after "Legogate" councillor Martin Kitts-Hayes stepped down.

And The Courier has a story about Scotland's deprivation figures, reporting that Dundee has some of the worst-off areas in Scotland.

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