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What the Scottish papers say
Scottish tennis ace Andy Murray asked Wimbledon chiefs to delay his match on Saturday so he could watch England, says the Daily Record.

The Scottish Sun reports that a Scottish football player had a fling with former Big Brother housemate Jade Goody.

The number of people employed by the state in Scotland has hit a record-high, with 23.8% of the workforce operating in the public sector, writes The Herald.

The Scotsman says Labour's ambitions of retaining power at Holyrood were dealt a blow after the SNP took the lead in an opinion poll for the first time since the 2003 election.

The Press and Journal reports that Stagecoach tycoon Ann Gloag has been given the go-ahead to try to ban the public from walking in the grounds of her Perthshire castle.

The Courier focuses on the battle to thwart ticket touts at next week's T in the Park music event.

Holidaymakers travelling through Scotland's airports face a summer of chaos if a strike by airline staff materialises, reports the Scottish Daily Mail.

One glass of pomegranate juice a day could help people live longer, says the Scottish Daily Express.

Television star Paul O'Grady is seriously ill in hospital after suffering his second heart attack, writes the Scottish Mirror.




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