Good morning – here are the top 10 news stories in Scotland this morning:
Sports tycoon Mike Ashley to buy stake in Rangers (The Herald)
Scottish students lose out in university rush (The Scotsman)
Theatre funding changes lead to talent drain fears (The Herald)
SNP considering ‘unlikely alliance’ to push through boundary shake-up (Press & Journal)
Guerrilla campaign plotted by SNP rebels in Nato row (The Scotsman)
The Scottish Parliament is in its summer recess.