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Scotland's papers: Debate clash and dad's flesh-eating bug

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Image caption Five Conservative leadership candidates and one empty lectern representing Boris Johnson is the focus of The Scotsman's front page. The MPs argued over whether a new deal could be renegotiated with the EU, and the prospect of a no-deal Brexit.
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Image caption The TV hustings also dominates the front pages of The Times., which also notes Boris Johnson's absence. The paper also carries a comment piece by former contender Matt Hancock, who has given his backing to Mr Johnson's campaign.
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Image caption Mr Johnson faced a string of attacks from his rivals, according to the Scottish Daily Express, as the effort to stop him from becoming PM intensified.
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Image caption A photo of Michael Gove and Jeremy hunt mid-debate appears on The Herald's front page - which focuses on how candidates rounded on Dominic Raab for saying he would be prepared to try and suspend parliament if it was the only way to get the UK out without a deal at the end of October.
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Image caption The Daily Record leads with a photo of a patient infected with flesh-eating bacteria MRSA as his family attempts to raise awareness of his condition. The paper reports Thomas McKell has multiple sclerosis cannot straighten his legs, while the bug has damaged his skin at the back of his knees.
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Image caption The i focuses on Theresa May's aim to leave a "lasting legacy" by introducing wide-ranging measures to protect pupils' mental health.
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Image caption The leadership favourite - Mr Johnson - uses his column in the Daily Telegraph to promise every home in the UK will have access to super-fast broadband within six years. He calls the government's current plans to achieve that by 2033 "laughably unambitious".
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Image caption The Scottish Daily Mail reports that families of two murdered women are calling for a change in Scottish law which would prevent killers being released from prison until they reveal where their victims' bodies were kept.
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Image caption The son of a woman who went missing 43 years ago has begged police to keep up their search, reports The Scottish Sun. The paper sat down with Gordon MacRae who said the experience has "haunted" him and he thinks about his mother Renee "practically every day".
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Image caption The Courier reports around 500 construction and environment workers at Dundee City Council could strike after a union vote saw 95% in favour of industrial action.
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Image caption The National leads with a tweet from Nicola Sturgeon which dismissed Jeremy Hunt's claim that he would insist on an SNP majority in Holyrood before he would consider allowing a second independence referendum if he were prime minister.
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Image caption A man's plea for CBD oil appears across various editions of the Press and Journal as he battles terminal brain cancer. The paper reports Colin Robson has asked the Home Office for his supply back after he began using it to ease his symptoms.
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Image caption Images of homophobic slurs and swastikas spray-painted over a war monument dominates the front page of the Edinburgh Evening News. The grafitti was discovered by a tour guide at New Calton Burial Ground over the weekend.
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Image caption And The Daily Star reports that an innovative way to help solve the energy crisis has been discovered - using Wensleydale to heat homes. It says inventors have found they can turn whey left over from the manufacture of the cheese into gas.

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