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Scotland's papers: Wembley blues and 900 unsafe headstones

Police officers have launched a "scathing attack" on Scotland's prosecution service, accusing it of clogging the courts to hit deadlines, letting down victims, wasting officers' time and being out of its depth in dealing with new crime-fighting technology, reports The Herald.

A fatal accident inquiry into the death of a boy at a Glasgow cemetery has heard that as many as 900 headstones were deemed unsafe days after the tragedy, writes The Scotsman.

A backlash against president-elect Donald Trump was growing in the US yesterday after tens of thousands of people took to the streets to protest at a "vicious upsurge" in racist, sexist and homophobic incidents across the country since his election win, according to The National.

The Times Scotland says Theresa May's belief that Donald Trump's election will be good for Britain is "delusional", according to one of the most senior politicians in Germany.

High street retailers are "cashing in" on a pre-Christmas spending boom through "extortionate" rates on their store credit cards, reports the Scottish Daily Mail.

The Daily Record claims that a man who is serving 16 years for a street attack that resulted in the death of a teenager, spends his time flirting with women on social media and posing for selfies of his "gym-toned body".

Under the headline Shame Auld Story, The Scottish Sun writes that Scotland fans are calling for Gordon Strachan's head after England trounced Scotland 3-0 at Wembley, dashing the team's World Cup hopes.

A tragic teenager died hours after his sister was given the go ahead to travel to America for potentially life-saving cancer treatment, says the Press and Journal.

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