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Scotland's papers: Labour warning and police 'crisis'

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The Herald says Jeremy Corbyn's allies have been been warned they could kill off Labour in Scotland if they sink a key part of Kezia Dugdale's "autonomy" plans.

The Scotsman leads with the same story, saying that Labour's only MP, Ian Murray, has warned Mr Corbyn's backers risk "shutting down" the Scottish party.

The Times Scotland reports the comments of a German business chief, who has said that Brexit will "boost Britain".

"Labour in La La Land" is the headline on the front page of the Scottish Daily Mail, which says the party has been plunged into a fresh round of infighting.

The National also reports from the Labour Party conference in Liverpool, saying Kezia Dugdale may not have the confidence to continue as leader if she does not receive the backing she wants.

The i's Scotland edition reports that Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a backlash after saying Scotland should care more about its union with the UK than the EU.

An Afghan veteran and "war hero" has been caught secretly filming women on the toilet and hoarding child sex abuse images, reports the Daily Record.

Whistleblowers say police officers have been ordered to avoid arresting criminals after a staffing crisis closed cells, according to the Scottish Sun.

The Daily Star of Scotland says police are investigating a new "race hate crime" on ITV drama Coronation Street.

One billion barrels of oil could be abandoned under the North Sea because low oil prices make them too expensive to retrieve, says the Press and Journal.

And The Courier says an Angus head teacher has admitted "improper contact" with pupils while drunk.

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