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‘Goodbye Mr Bond': Front page farewells to Sean Connery

Newspaper front pages have bid farewell to Sir Sean Connery after the James Bond star’s death aged 90.

Daily and Sunday titles across Scotland have paid tribute to the actor, who died at his home in the Bahamas on Saturday.

Sir Sean was the first actor to play the world-renowned 007 in film, portraying the character in seven movies, and also won an Oscar in 1987 for his role in The Untouchables.

His hometown newspaper the Edinburgh Evening News splashed this morning with ‘Farewell Big Tam’ – a reference to his teenage nickname.

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The EEN also ran eight pages of tributes inside the paper.

An image of the actor also dominated the front page of its JPIMedia sister title The Scotsman this morning.

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Sir Sean’s death also provided splashes for Scotland’s Sunday titles yesterday.

The Sunday Post ran with the headline ‘Connery. Sean Connery’ in reference to 007’s ‘Bond. James Bond’ catchphrase.

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The Post ran an eight-page special to accompany the splash.

The Sunday Mail¬†published a colour photo of the actor on its front page and dubbed him ‘Sean in a million’.

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The Glasgow-based title featured a 12-page supplement in his memory.