Scots pensioners guaranteed inflation-equalling rise as Kwasi Kwarteng commits to pensions triple lock – Daily Express

Joint Warrior: World military heads to Scotland for ‘UK’s largest maritime exercise’ – East Lothian Courier

Hundreds of mental health patients transferred to England for treatment – STV News

Bernard Ponsonby: This is no longer just about the ferries – STV News

Letters to the press, 30/09/22: “The ferries fiasco rumbles on. Although neither ship has experienced choppy waters, the SNP appears to be heading into a heavy swell which may produce enough white water to engulf the First Minister and her motley crew”

Decline in service sector blamed as Scotland’s GDP falls by 0.2% in July –

NHS Grampian chief promises action as ambulances ‘queue up’ outside Aberdeen Royal Infirmary – Aberdeen Live

Warning of civil unrest as Police Scotland numbers left ‘unsustainable’ – The Scotsman

Alba MP wants separate Scottish entry if Eurovision comes to Glasgow despite UK being host nation – Daily Express