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Scotland's papers: Inequality, Trump and fire festival

The Herald covers a claim from what it calls a leading think tank that inequality is rising at a faster rate than at any time since the years of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

The Scotsman leads with UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd saying that Donald Trump's ban on some Muslim travellers could help terror groups such as ISIS.

EU President Donald Tusk has said the new US president represents a threat to Europe, reports the Times.

The Scottish Sun reports on how a 16-year-old boy has fled from human traffickers who had brought him to Scotland.

A young woman's horrific slashing injuries are pictured in detail on the front page of the Daily Record.

The National features calls for the Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson to apologise for "selling out" Scotland's place in the European single market.

An attack on a party-goer dressed as Dracula is the lead for the Dundee edition of The Courier.

The Aberdeenshire edition of the Press and Journal reports that plans for a string of large electricity pylons across the north east have been abandoned.

The Scottish Daily Mail says some of the country's top private schools - including Gordonstoun and Fettes - are to feature in the official inquiry into child abuse in Scotland.

The story is also the lead for the Scottish Daily Express, which says they are among 100 locations where abuse is said to have taken place.

The i newspaper has the story too, saying places which cared for vulnerable children will also be looked at by the inquiry.

The Daily Star leads with a footballer fathering a child, a fact which it says was kept secret, with a fan who it says was sexy.

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