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Scotland's papers: School prayer threat and Clyde jobs

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The Herald says religious observance in schools is under threat after government ministers agreed to review the practice in the wake of a legal challenge by humanists.

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has claimed shipbuilding jobs on the Clyde will be safeguarded for two decades when he announced work on the Royal Navy's new frigate fleet will begin next summer, reports The Scotsman.

Prime Minister Theresa May has been told to constrain "chilling and offensive" attacks on the judiciary from members of her own government, according to The Times.

The Scottish Daily Mail says the SNP has been plunged into turmoil over its opposition to Brexit after it emerged that up to six of the party's MSPs backed a Leave vote.

The National leads with a piece from former first minister Henry McLeish, who says Scotland must be at the forefront of the battle to block Brexit.

The Daily Express says a "defiant" Ms May has told European leaders that she will not delay her plans to get Britain out of the EU as quickly as possible.

The Scottish Sun reports the news that singer Michael Buble is putting his career "on hold" after revealing that his three-year-old son has cancer.

"Clyde and joy" is the headline on the front page of the Daily Record, reporting news that work on eight warships will start in Glasgow next summer.

The Daily Star says an "Arctic blast" is due to hit the country this weekend as the paper predicts the coldest winter in five years is on its way.

The Press and Journal has the story about the chemist who has been jailed over forging prescriptions as part of a £215,000 VAT swindle.

And The Courier says a major leisure firm will buy the Piperdam resort on the outskirts of Dundee within days.

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