Scotland

Scotland's papers: Kidnapped man escapes car

The Scottish Sun has a picture of the moment a kidnap victim stood naked in the street after escaping the gang who assaulted him and bundled him into the back of a car.

The Daily Record also leads with the story, reporting that the four-man gang were found guilty of assault and abduction after a trial at the High Court in Edinburgh.

Pregnant women will give birth at home or in "community hubs" run by midwives under a "radical shake-up" of maternity services to be introduced next year, according to The Herald.

Scottish Labour MPs are lobbying English colleagues and party leader Jeremy Corbyn to back plans for a federal UK, reports The Scotsman.

The Scottish edition of The Daily Telegraph says David Mundell has argued that Ruth Davidson and the Scottish Tories can show the UK party how to beat Jeremy Corbyn by winning back younger voters.

The Times' Scotland edition also leads with a story about Ms Davidson, the paper saying she has renewed her attacks on Boris Johnson on the eve of the Conservative Party conference.

Frequent fliers and pregnant women face an increased risk of health problems from engine fumes polluting the cabin air, reports the i newspaper.

The National uses its front page to wish good luck to Catalans voting in their referendum, the paper saying that a new poll has shown an "upsurge" in support for independence from Spain's central government.

Banks are withdrawing the last of their super-cheap mortgage deals following a Bank of England warning of an interest rate rise as early as November, the Scottish Daily Mail reports.

The Scottish Daily Express says new figures show that uptake rates of the flu jab among "at-risk" people in Scotland fell to as low as 44.9% last year.

Scotland is about to be battered by a "triple whammy of horror weather" this weekend, according to the Daily Star.

A man wanted in connection with a serious assault in Aberdeen in 2016 has been arrested in Spain, reports the Press and Journal.

And The Courier says a fresh probe is to be held into the death of Dundee boxer "Iron" Mike Towell, who died a year go.

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