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Scotland's papers: Murray's China win and 'tea break' axe

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Photographs of Andy Murray's win at the China Open dominate the front pages of a number of Scotland's front pages.

The win put the Dunblane-born Wimbledon champion "a step closer" to becoming world number one, according to The Herald.

He did not drop a set during the tournament in Beijing, where he secured his fifth singles title of 2016 - and the 40th of his career, The Scotsman reports.

Meanwhile The Daily Record brands the "super-rich" boss of Ineos petrochemical plant a "tea break tea leaf".

The paper claims 1,200 workers at the Grangemouth site could lose their morning tea break, under plans being drawn up by managers.

The Scottish edition of The Times leads with a warning from Carolyn Fairburn, leader of business group CBI.

She claims Theresa May's Brexit policy risks "closing the door" on an open economy.

Police Scotland's warning over the "killer clown" craze features on the front page of The National.

The girlfriend of former Celtic player Anthony Stokes has called in the police after having private photographs stolen, according to the Scottish Sun.

The Scottish Daily Mail accuses Royal Mail of "making millions from conmen who defraud the elderly on a massive scale". Royal Mail said it took the paper's finding seriously and it "does not knowingly distribute mail from fraudsters".

A plot by pro-EU MPs to block Brexit has "sparked fury", according to the Scottish Daily Express.

And the Press and Journal's Highlands and islands edition reports on a house fire at a family home near Carrbridge.

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