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Scotland's papers: Trump's snub and football abuse

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The Sunday Herald says US president-elect Donald Trump has snubbed Scotland by tearing up a legal agreement on environmental protection made with the Holyrood government.

Finance Minister Derek Mackay is facing a "bitter battle" over taxation policy as he prepares to deliver the first budget to set Scottish income tax at a higher level than elsewhere in the UK, according to Scotland on Sunday.

The Sunday Times in Scotland features a front page story about its undercover investigation into the conditions faced by Scots workers at Amazon this Christmas.

The Scottish Mail on Sunday says "explosive" text messages have revealed how Theresa May banned a former cabinet minister from Downing Street for criticising her leather trousers.

"Footie kids at Roller beast's lair" is the headline in The Scottish Sun on Sunday, which claims a football coach took a team of boys to the home of Bay City Rollers boss Tam Paton.

The Sunday Post says one of Scotland's biggest football clubs sacked a talent scout for molesting young boys but did not call police.

And a top police officer has claimed that a plea to switch the date of the Hogmanay Old Firm game was rejected by football bosses, according to the Sunday Mail.

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