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Scotland's papers: Attainment gap and all eyes on Nato

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The Sunday Herald leads with the views of an education expert who says radical action must be taken to close the attainment gap.

Experts are warning that Trump's threat to abandon Nato sends the wrong signal to a resurgent Russia, according to Scotland on Sunday.

The Sunday Times in Scotland says First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is facing internal pressure to abandon her support for EU membership ahead of a second independence referendum.

Detectives from the Met Police have been called in to help catch the killer of Emma Caldwell 12 years ago, according to the Sunday Mail.

The Sunday Post writes that a doting grandfather died after slipping on ice on an ungritted hill during the school run.

The Observer leads with angry reactions to US President Donald Trump's clampdown on immigration.

The Sunday Telegraph says the government has admitted that the system for investigating murders committed in Northern Ireland during the Troubles "is not working" because it is targeting soldiers rather than terrorists.

NHS doctors have been told not to call pregnant women "expectant mothers" because it might offend transgender people, according to the Mail on Sunday.

The Sunday Express says a statue of Princess Diana is to be erected in the grounds of Kensington Palace by her sons Prince William and Prince Harry.

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