Scotland's papers: Police probes


The ongoing investigations involving senior police officers feature on a few of Scotland's front pages.

The Sunday Mail leads with a story about Assistant Chief Constable Bernard Higgins who has been suspended, along with other officers, as part of a criminal inquiry.

Scotland's acting top police officer has revealed he backs the whistle-blowing culture that led to bullying probes against his boss, writes the Scottish Sun on Sunday.

The Sunday Herald's headline is "SNP tells Ireland: We'll help fight your border". The paper says pressure is mounting on Prime Minister Theresa May in the Brexit negotiations.

"The Big Sleepout" is the headline on the front page of the Scotland on Sunday. Dani Garavelli talks to the victims of the homelessness crisis and those who believe it can be fixed.

The Sunday Post has an interview with Denise Clair who won a civil ruling against footballer David Goodwillie which said he raped her. Earlier this week he lost an appeal against that ruling.

RBS has been accused of a "staggering betrayal" of taxpayers after advertising jobs in India while closing 62 branches in Scotland, says the Scottish Mail on Sunday.

The prime minister's claim to be building a "country that works for everyone" was dramatically undermined after the public body responsible for boosting social mobility resigned en masse in protest at her failure to tackle the issue, reports the Sunday Times.

Theresa May is heading towards a version of Brexit that effectively fails to withdraw Britain from the European Union, a former senior judge and an ex-leader of the Tories have warned, says the Telegraph.

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