Scotland

Scotland's papers: Bayoh family anger and Farage's U-turn

Image caption Several of today's front pages report on the decision by the Crown not to prosecute any officers in relation to the Sheku Bayoh case. The Scotsman describes his family's "betrayal" following the move.
Image caption The Times reveal a move by the National Galleries of Scotland to sever its links with BP over climate concerns. The paper also covers a claim that the Tories are urging Nigel Farage to pull out of all marginal seats or face being personally to blame if Britain does not leave the EU.
Image caption The National's front page describes a "pact" between the Brexit Party and Boris Johnson as making the "perfect case for independence".
Image caption The Herald features images of the aftermath of a tenement fire in Glasgow while also reporting that Nigel Farage's u-turn will boost the Conservatives chances of an election victory.
Image caption The Scottish Daily Express also focuses on Nigel Farage's announcement not to contest the Tories in more than 300 seats, describing it as a gift to Boris Johnson. Their front page also shows the Queen on horseback at Windsor Castle.
Image caption The i's Scotland edition also focuses on Nigel Farage's announcement not to contest hundreds of seats, describing it as a retreat.
Image caption Meanwhile, the Scottish Daily Mail reports that the Brexit party leader's move does not go far enough, claiming he's under pressure to withdraw his candidates from Labour-held seats targeted by the Tories.
Image caption The Daily Record features the story of a lucky escape for a man rescued from the burning tenement block on Glasgow's south side. It reports that Lee Gibson is recovering in hospital.
Image caption The Daily Telegraph's front page focuses on the Brexit party's decision to only stand 300 candidates to offer the Conservatives a chance of a majority in the forthcoming election. The paper also features a warning from NHS doctors over e-cigarette safety following the near death of a teenager.
Image caption The Courier describes the tearful press conference appearance by Sheku Bayoh's mother.
Image caption The Press and Journal is focusing on the cost of no-shows to appointments after figures reveal more than 137,000 have been missed since 2015.
Image caption The Sun reports on the Edinburgh High Court appearance of the brother of Big Brother winner John Loughton who will stand trial for the murder of their other brother.
Image caption The creator of Grange Hill wants to see the return of the programme to teach children about the danger of knife crime, according to the Daily Star of Scotland.