Scotland’s papers: May faces revolt and Tiger roars again

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The PM’s future is also the topic of choice in the i newspaper, which also claims MPs are seeking a change of party rules – to allow a fresh leadership challenge, less than a year after Mrs May saw off the last one.
The Times Scotland
But the Times Scotland suggests her leadership rivals would prefer Mrs May to stick around until the first part of the Brexit deal is complete. A supporter of one candidate is quoted saying their leadership campaign would be damaged if the election was held against a backdrop of Brexit uncertainty.
The Daily Telegraph
Over in the Daily Telegraph, we read that Chancellor Philip Hammond mocked Brexiteer leadership rivals in a speech. He told an audience at the British Embassy in Washington that Michael Gove, Boris Johnson and Andrea Leadsom all lost the 2016 leadership bids because of “suicide pacts”.
Scottish Daily Express
More Brexit at the Scottish Daily Express, which reports senior Tory Ian Duncan Smith’s comments that “Theresa May must be gone within weeks”. The paper claims there is a “grassroots revolt” within the party.
The Herald
The Herald’s front page exclusive says that Scottish government ministers are not doing enough to tackle the growing mental health crisis in schools, according to campaigners. Leading charities have told the paper the government is too focused on the treatment of pupils once they had developed issues such as anxiety and depression and it wants a greater focus on teaching pupils the skills they need to cope with stress.
Scottish Daily Mail
The Scottish Daily Mail boasts an exclusive about so-called “Jihadi bride” Shamima Begum. The paper claims the teenager, who ran away from London to join the Islamic State group in Syria has been granted legal aid to challenge the UK’s decision to revoke her citizenship.
The National
The front page of The National carries an interview from the BBC’s Good Mornings Scotland programme with veteran politician Dennis Canavan. The former MP and MSP tells the paper he believes Scotland will become independent within his lifetime. The former leader of the Yes campaign says a new independence referendum should take place before 2021.
Daily Record
A stark warning from a sex abuse victim makes the front page of the Daily Record. She waives her anonymity to tell other women she believes the man who beat and raped her “will kill when he is released”. Stefan Scott was jailed for 12 years for 23 charges of rape, assault and abusive behaviour.
The Scottish Sun
The Sun runs with the story of killer Phillip Wade, who tortured and murdered Glasgow accountant Lynda Spence, landing a “cushy job” counselling fellow inmates at Kilmarnock Prison through the Samaritans charity. Friends of Ms Spence have have criticised his “agony uncle” role saying if he wants to help people, he should tell her family where her body is.
Press and Journal
“Dangerous Merseyside crime lords” are bringing blackmail and extortion tactics to the north east, according to the Press and Journal. The paper says the criminals are targeting vulnerable teenagers and that police admit there is a long-standing issue with gangs flooding Grampian with drugs.
The Courier
The Courier’s Fife edition highlights problems with Universal Credit. It says frontline organisations are concerned with a rise in crime, addiction and poverty as a result of the policy.
Daily Star of Scotland
And the Daily Star of Scotland notes the 02:00 BST launch of the latest Game of Thrones series, predicting “millions” of Britons will be “throne a sickie” on Monday.