Scotland's papers: Salmond says 'heads must roll'

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image captionAlex Salmond's marathon six-hour session at a Scottish Parliament inquiry makes most of the front pages with the Daily Record focusing on the former first minister's call for members of Nicola Sturgeon's inner circle to resign.
image captionThe i says Mr Salmond is "back with a vengeance" and says he has "no doubt" Nicola Sturgeon broke the ministerial code.
image captionThe National highlights the former SNP leader's claim there has been a failure in the leadership of Scotland's institutions.
image captionThe Scottish Daily Mail focuses on Nicola Sturgeon and whether she broke the ministerial code which her former mentor claims she did. The paper claims Ms Sturgeon is fighting for her job.
image captionThe Times focuses on plans for the inquiry to formally ask Mr Salmond's lawyers for the withheld evidence he alluded to in his session with MSPs. He says it will prove there was a "malicious" campaign against him.
image captionThe Daily Telegraph quotes Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross who has told the paper that the Cabinet Office should look into whether Scottish civil servants broke the code of conduct in how they dealt with complaints made against Mr Salmond.
image captionThe Courier leads on Mr Salmond's comments that those in charge of some of Scotland's big state institutions, such as the Crown Office, have failed the country.
image captionThe Herald focuses on the exchange of messages between senior SNP figures about the police probe into Mr Salmond with the former first minister describing them as "the most shocking thing I have seen in my life".
image captionThe Daily Express has linked Mr Salmond's comments about Scotland's institutions to the issue of independence.
image captionThe Press and Journal focuses on the former first minister's call for a series of high-profile resignations.
image captionThe Scotsman leads with Mr Salmond's claim that there has been a collective failure of leadership in the Scottish government and Crown Office.
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image captionMaking reference to the many hurdles the inquiry has faced, the Edinburgh Evening News leads with Mr Salmond's claim that MSPs on the inquiry are working with "a blindfold and both hands tied behind their back".
image captionAway from Mr Salmond, Aberdeen's Evening Express leads with the news that Debenhams will not reopen any of its 15 stores in Scotland once lockdown ends.
image captionDundee's Evening Telegraph's front page focuses on a teenage girl being attacked in the city.
image captionThe Glasgow Times' front page has a story about safety concerns over a cycle lane in the city.
image captionThe Daily Star carries Prince Harry's interview with TV star James Corden. "The Fresh Prince of Hot Air" is the headline on the front page, referencing the Duke of Sussex's appearance outside the mansion made famous by Will Smith's hit 90s show - where the duke rapped with Corden.

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