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Scotland's papers: 9/11 remembered and 'Mad Pup Adair' death

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A photograph of four-year-old Olivia-Mae Johnston dominates in the front page of The Herald. She held a candle at a memorial service to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.

In its lead story, the paper reports that Humanists have launched a legal challenge to give pupils the right to opt out of religious observance in Scottish schools.

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has warned that Britons travelling to Europe may have to pay for permission to enter EU countries, according to The Scotsman.

The "mystery death" of the son of Johnny "Mad Dog" Adair makes the front page of the Daily Record. It reports that the body of Jonathan Adair was discovered two days after he got out of prison.

The Sun reports that Celtic fans have been criticised over a "hanging doll" stunt at Saturday's Old Firm match. Its says two blow-up dolls in Rangers scarves were suspended from the Jock Stein stand at Celtic Park during the high-profile clash.

Meanwhile the Scottish Daily Mail reports that a police officer at the centre of the M9 crash scandal has been awarded a £35,000 pay rise. It says John Hawkins was Chief Superintendent of the division where the accident happened. He is now an Assistant Chief Constable.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called for Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Scottish Conservatives, to apologise for "offensive" remarks, according to The National.

The Press and Journal's north-east edition leads with a story about a £5m revamp for "four ailing towns".

And one Syrian refugee has told The I newspaper that his future is in Scotland.

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