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Scotland's newspapers: 'Divided kingdom' as parliament marks 20 years

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Image caption A striking image of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon standing in front of the Crown of Scotland dominates the front page of the Scotland on Sunday. Inside, it reports that the Queen called for tolerance among politicians and appealed that they "honour" the views of those they disagree with.
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Image caption The Queen's messages to MSPs on the 20th anniversary of the Scottish Parliament also features on the front page of the Scottish Sunday Express. It says her speech was "carefully worded" and experts believe it was meant for a wider audience beyond Holyrood.
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Image caption The Sunday National celebrates two decades of devolution with an extract from a poem written by Scottish Makar Jackie Kay for the anniversary. It also highlights comments made by Conservative leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson, which it describes as a "shocking anti-Scottish rant".
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Image caption In the Scottish Mail on Sunday, Mr Johnson is quoted pledging to safeguard the union. On the SNP's plans for Scottish independence, it reports that he said he would do "anything in my power to stop that disaster".
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Image caption An interview with one of the men wrongly convicted of the so-called Ice Cream Wars murders leads The Sunday Post. Joe Steele told the paper that he spoke to his co-accused TC Campbell weeks before he died, following a "35-year feud".
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Image caption An investigation into an "illegal nightclub" in Glasgow is the front page lead in the Sunday Mail.
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Image caption Claims about the wife of convicted murderer Scott Snowden make the front page of The Scottish Sun on Sunday.

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