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Scotland's papers: 'Murder' investigation after social club death

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Image caption The death of a man following a disturbance outside a social club for Edinburgh City football team makes the front page of the Daily Record. Andy McCarron worked for property developer David Love, who paid tribute to the 49-year-old on social media.
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Image caption The Edinburgh Evening News also leads with Mr McCarron's death as police launch a murder investigation. The disturbance happened at about 00:15 in the street outside the social club in Lochend Road South, which was formerly known as the Loch Inn.
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Image caption The Herald reports that Boris Johnson will visit Scotland to launch a "charm offensive" and reinforce the Union if he becomes prime minister. The story also details how a number of ministers opposed to a no-deal Brexit are preparing to resign.
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Image caption SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford said Mr Johnson could become the "shortest-serving prime minister in history" if he takes over at Number 10. His comments, featured in The National, came after Philip Hammond announced he would resign if the Tory frontrunner gets the top job.
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Image caption Similarly, Philip Hammond's shock announcement is The Scotsman's lead story with further cabinet resignations expected this week. Mr Hammond said he could not serve under Mr Johnson given that he was prepared to accept a no-deal Brexit.
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Image caption The Scottish Daily Express is among the papers that feature new photos of Prince George, released to mark his sixth birthday. The images, taken by his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, show the prince beaming in an England football shirt. The paper's lead story is on its campaign to help over-75s keep their free TV licences.
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Image caption Support for Jeremy Corbyn among Labour Party members has "plummeted", according to a report in The Times. The paper says a poll uncovered "growing dissatisfaction" at the party leader's handling of Brexit and claims of anti-Semitism.
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Image caption Criticisms of the UK government over its handling of the Iranian tanker crisis makes the front page of the i. The paper says the government will respond to the seizure of the British-flagged Stena Impero by issuing sanctions, despite warnings from Iran that it would be "dangerous and unwise" to do so.
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Image caption The Scottish Daily Mail reports that local authorities have spent millions on non-disclosure agreements in the last five years. The agreements, signed by former staff and commercial businesses, can include payouts and redundancy settlements, the paper adds.
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Image caption A cat found beaten near a children's play park in Fife makes the front page of The Courier after its owners branded the attack "sick". An appeal for information on the incident has been issued.
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Image caption The mother of a boy who was killed by his own father has given an interview to The Scottish Sun. Laura Anne Gillie said she will "never recover" from how ex-husband Andrew Morris stabbed son Kane to death.
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Image caption The Press and Journal leads with a dispute between Rossy residents and wind farm developers after the government backed an expansion. More than 400 objections have been raised to the project, however, plans for 21 new turbines have been met with approval among ministers.
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Image caption And finally, the Daily Star of Scotland speaks to a woman who says her dog was stolen by a "psycho seagull".

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