Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 27 August 2014

What the Scottish Sunday papers say

Latest news from Scotland

SUNDAY POST:

GIRL, 8, FIGHTS FOR SIGHT AFTER MAULING

Doctors are battling to save the sight of an 8-year-old girl after a horrific mauling by two American pitbull terriers.

JUDGE BOOST FOR PEST CALLERS

A judge has given rogue firms the green light to keep plaguing the public with nuisance texts and calls.

SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY:

SNP PLEDGE ON MINIMUM WAGE

An independent Scotland would provide workers with a higher minimum wage, Alex Salmond pledged yesterday, as he used his final conference speech before next year's referendum to urge voters not to pass up a "priceless moment" by voting no.

'ROCK STAR' WELCOME FOR MALALA

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, was greeted like a rock star when she arrived in Scotland yesterday to accept an honorary degree.

SUNDAY MAIL:

SAVAGED FOR SIX MINUTES

Neighbours told last night how two powerful dogs turned on a helpless schoolgirl without warning and mauled her for six minutes.

YOUNG, GIFTED AND SOAKED

Laura Mvula was crowned the queen of the Mobos last night as the stars came out for the spectacular award ceremony.

SUN:

DATE EXPECTATIONS

Alex Salmond yesterday named the launch day for his blueprint for an independent Scotland - then urged voters to make the "choice between two futures".

20 SECONDS FROM MID-AIR DISASTER

Two planes carrying 1,000 passengers almost collided in mid-air after all four pilots bungled flight instructions.

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