Sunday 18, March

The papers: Spy poisoning attack clothes alert

The investigation into the attempted murder of a Russian former spy and his daughter is still making the front pages on Monday.

Former SNP minister Mark McDonald makes the front page of the Scottish Daily Mail which claims the politician may now face a Holyrood inquiry into his conduct.

It follows newspaper revelations at the weekend from an alleged victim of the MSP who quit the SNP after allegations of inappropriate behaviour.

Alleged abuse against Celtic player Scott Sinclair makes the front page of The Scottish Sun.

The paper claims the star was "ambushed by boozed-up yobs" in an airport lounge ambush following the Old Firm clash yesterday.

The same story makes the cover of the Daily Star of Scotland which reports on the "airport confrontation with three yobs".

Monday's Herald carries a claim from an international justice expert that Scotland's automatic life terms for murderers are outdated and should be abolished.

Professor Dirk Van Zyl Smit said the country's get-tough penal system is "increasingly out of kilter" with the rest of Europe.

Brexit leads at The National, which says the UK government is to announce Brexit Bill amendments.

The paper believes that despite Tory promises to work "in the best possible way in the interests of all concerned," it will see the Welsh and Scottish Governments overruled.

The story of a "callous landlord" evicting a mother-of-nine by throwing her possessions out of a second-floor flat window is the splash at the Daily Record.

The paper says Donna Newby came home to find she had been evicted and her belongings dumped in a garden.

Labour is "coming for power" at Holyrood - that is the claim on the Scotsman front page which says the party is making a £70m pledge to win power in Scotland.

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell made the promise at Scottish Labour's spring conference in Dundee.

And a dramatic rescue features on the Courier's front page.

Emergency workers launched a "major" response this weekend after an elderly man reversed his vehicle off Broughty Ferry Harbour.


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