Scotland

Scotland's papers: Airport strikes and Uni access row

The Herald leads with Scotland's new widening access commissioner saying middle-class pupils with good exam grades have no "entitlement" to go to university.

The Scotsman says hundreds of sex offenders are failing to notify police of their whereabouts.

The Daily Record reports that soil samples from the garden at the home of missing Margaret Fleming and her carers have been sent to a police lab to check for human DNA.

The Press and Journal writes that Christmas travellers using Aberdeen Airport are facing disruption as check-in staff, baggage handlers and cargo crew at UK airports are planning a 48-hour strike from 23 December.

The Scottish Daily Mail reports on the same story, saying that Scots face Christmas travel turmoil after union militants unleashed a wave of strikes that will cripple the country's three main airports.

The Courier has a picture of a fire at a sheltered housing complex in Rosyth in which a man died.

According to The Scottish Sun, Strictly finalists have been in tears as they prepare to dance for glory.

The Scottish Daily Express reports that the Home Office has been accused of trying to cover up the true scale of illegal migration to Britain.

The Scottish edition of the Times says government officials have acknowledged for the first time that Russia is waging a "campaign" of propaganda and unconventional warfare against Britain.

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