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DAILY EXPRESS:

6 INCHES OF SNOW WILL HIT BRITAIN

A fierce Arctic blast is poised to bring up to six inches of snow in some areas of Britain next week.

PM WARNS SCROUNGING MIGRANTS

Romanian and Bulgarian migrants will not be allowed to come to Britain to freeload and scrounge off our welfare system, David Cameron insisted yesterday.

ROMA BOAST: WE GET FIVE TIMES MORE BENEFITS HERE

Roma migrants are revelling in Britain's generous benefits system by boasting they rake in £500 a week compared to just £104 a week at home, it was claimed last night.

Sport:

ENGLAND CATCH A CHILL

England's World Cup plans were left cold last night as Alexis Sanchez scored twice to stun them at Wembley.

WE WILL BE TOO HOT TO HANDLE

England expect more of the "snarling underdog mentality" that saw them to victory over New Zealand last year when they meet again at Twickenham today.

DAILY MAIL:

PICK UP A GP WHERE YOU LIKE

Patients will be able to register at any doctor's surgery they like from next October.

NHS STAFF GUILTY OF NEGLECT FACE FIVE YEARS IN JAIL

NHS staff who neglect or abuse patients will face five years in jail under new legislation designed to prevent a repeat of the Mid Staffordshire hospital scandal.

HOW YOU PAY £4M TO FUND THE ETHIOPIAN SPICE GIRLS

UK taxpayers have picked up a £4 million bill to fund Ethiopia's own Spice Girls.

Sport:

DOGS OF WAR!

England will invoke the country's proud history as battling underdogs at Twickenham today when they set out to shock world champions New Zealand for a second successive time.

AUDITION FAILED

England's new boys failed to impress last night as Roy Hodgson's side were booed off after defeat by Chile.

THE INDEPENDENT:

GREAT LEAP FORWARD

One of the totemic policies of China's Communist Party, the ban on families having more than a single child, has been relaxed in a historic shift by Beijing's new ruling regime.

CARRY ON COLOMBO: PM MOBBED AS COMMONWEALTH SUMMIT STARTS

The UN has not had a presence here since 2009. It is no wonder that Mr Uthayaswriyan saw David Cameron's visit, the first by a world leader to the camp, as divine intervention.

CAMERON SAYS EVIDENCE IS 'GROWING' FOR CLIMATE CHANGE LINK TO STORMS

Evidence was growing that climate change was responsible for extreme weather disasters such as typhoon Haiyan, the Prime Minister said yesterday.

City:

NATIONWIDE BEATS OFF CO-OP BANK CLAIMS WITH A SURGE IN ITS PROFITS

Britain's biggest building society yesterday sought to put clear blue water between it and the Co-op Bank, reporting more than double last year's profits and surging new business.

STAND BY FOR A WORLD ENERGY CRISIS

Jeremy Leggett couldn't have chosen a better time to warn that we are heading for a world energy crisis so ghastly that the Great Financial Crash will look like a storm in a teacup.

DAILY TELEGRAPH:

HOSPITALS FEAR THE WINTER CRISIS IS HERE EARLY

NHS hospitals are seeing worrying rises in the number of operations cancelled and elderly people stuck in hospital, it emerged last night.

STAY STRONG, US ENVOY TELLS BRITAIN

Sustained military spending in Britain is crucial to the United States because Britain is America's "closest ally in a dangerous world", the country's ambassador to London declares today.

CHINA'S LEADERS EASE THEIR 'ONE BABY' RULE IN LAND OF THE LEFTOVER MEN

China's leaders yesterday announced a key step to ease the country's controversial one-child policy and promised to make potentially radical changes to economic policy.

City:

EU STEPS IN ON EURO NATIONS' BUDGETS

Spain and Italy were yesterday warned that their budgets for 2014 are in breach of European Union rules, as Brussels used new powers to force governments to revise spending plans before national parliaments vote on them.

STRONG POUND NOW UNDERMINING BRITAIN'S RECOVERY

Sterling is too strong and must weaken if Britain is to secure a balanced recovery, one of the Bank of England's policymakers warned yesterday.

DAILY STAR:

-9C KILLER CHILLER

Britain will be gripped by an Arctic chill with heavy snow and -9C temperatures within days.

AMY: I'LL STRIP TO WIN

Miss Great Britain Amy Willerton has vowed to go naked on I'm A Celebrity in her bid to be crowned jungle queen.

PALS FEAR FOR FRAIL MADDIE MUM

Fears grew for Kate McCann's health last night after she looked gaunt and tired at a charity event.

Sport:

TWO HOT TO HANDLE

England were handed a World Cup wake-up call by red-hot Chile at Wembley last night.

JOSE JACK ATTACK

Chelsea are eyeing a £35m bid for Porto's Jackson Martinez.

DAILY MIRROR:

WHITE WIDOW BEHIND SEVEN MORE MURDERS

British fugitive Samantha Lewthwaite is wanted for seven murders in Kenya, including the executions of two respected pastors, police yesterday revealed.

JOEY: I COULD FIND THE GIRLS OF MY REEMS

The jungle is a hot and steamy place at the best of times but Towie star J oey Essex hopes to make things really sizzle by looking for love.

EDDIE LARGE IN FIGHT FOR LIFE AFTER FALL

Comedian Eddie Large has told how he was left battling for life after a serious fall near his home.

Sport:

BIG CHIL

Roy Hodgson's England rookies found Chile too hot to handle as they slumped to defeat at Wembley.

COLEMAN TELLS BELLS: HANDS OFF MY JOB

Chris Coleman went to war with Craig Bellamy and Wales fans yesterday.

THE GUARDIAN:

NHS STAFF FACE JAIL FOR NEGLECT

Doctors, nurses and NHS managers will face up to five years in jail if they are found to have wilfully neglected or mistreated patients under a new law aimed at stopping a repeat of the Mid Staffordshire hospital scandal.

SRI LANKA REFUGEES HAIL CAMERON AS 'GOD', BUT PRESIDENT LESS IMPRESSED

The refugees of Sabapathy Pillai believed David Cameron had been sent by God to help them get their land back.

IS BORIS PUSHING TOO FAST FOR A CYCLE-FRIENDLY LONDON?

As someone who lectures future doctors on health education, Trisha Revest knows more than most about the benefits of regular cycling.

City:

BOSS OF BAILED-OUT LLOYDS POISED TO LAND £2.3M BONUS

The boss of Lloyds Banking Group is set to be handed what is in effect a £2.3m bonus next week, provided the share price remains above the level at which the taxpayer bailed out the bank for another three trading days.

ITALY AND SPAIN TOLD TO REDRAFT BUDGET PLANS TO MEET DEBT RULES

Brussels has urged Italy and Spain to redraft their tax and spending plans or risk breaching eurozone debt rules in 2014.

i:

JAIL FOR BAD DOCTORS AND NURSES

Nurses, doctors and managers who mistreat or neglect their patients will face up to five years in prison under a major law change announced by David Cameron last night.

PM MEETS WAR CRIME VICTIMS IN SRI LANKA

David Cameron has clashed sharply with the president of Sri Lanka as he pushed for action to protect the rights of the minority Tamil community after a visit to the civil war-scarred north of the island.

JOY IN CHINA: LEADERS RELAX ONE-CHILD POLICY

Family planning restrictions are to be eased nationwide, the Chinese government said yesterday, allowing millions of families to have two children in the country's most significant liberalisation of its strict one-child policy in almost 30 years.

City:

NATIONWIDE BOSS REJECTS CO-OP CLAIM IT CAN COMPETE

Britain's biggest building society yesterday sought to put clear blue water between it and the Co-op Bank, reporting more than double last year's profits and surging new business.

INVESTORS SNUB THREE MARKET NEWCOMERS

Companies planning to list on the London Stock Exchange received a reality check yesterday as investors turned their backs on three of the newest entrants to the market.

FINANCIAL TIMES:

FEARS RISE AS 95% MORTGAGES RETURN

Mortgage lenders are resorting to risky pre-crisis lending practices by offering loans to borrowers with very small deposits, prompting fears of a wave of repossessions if house prices start to fall.

BEIJING EASES ONE-CHILD POLICY IN BID TO KEEP SUPPORT FOR COMMUNIST SYSTEM

China's Communist party has promised to loosen the decades-old "one-child" policy and phase out state-controlled prices in a broad range of industries as part of an aggressive push to shore up support for continued authoritarian rule.

CHRISTMAS BACK ON THE CITY MENU

After years of yuletide austerity, Christmas is making a comeback in the City.

Companies and markets:

SHARES IN RUSSIAN CREDIT CARD GROUP PLUMMET ON LEGAL FEARS

Tinkoff Credit Systems lost a fifth of its market value yesterday, just three weeks after the Russian credit card issuer's much-discussed London initial offering.

GE FINANCIAL SERVICES UNIT IPO SET FOR NEXT YEAR

General Electric has confirmed plans to spin off its North American retail financial services business as a separate company, starting with an initial public offering next year.

THE SUN:

IT'S SCREWBO

Singing prison officer Sam Bailey is in an "unbeatable" position in The X Factor with four weeks to go, insiders say.

SPAM A LOT

Millions of Brits were last night being targeted in a £5 billion blackmail plot - as a virus threatened to lock the nation out of its computers.

COWELL GIVES TV PROFITS

Simon Cowell has pledged to give all profits from this weekend's X Factor to The Sun's Philippines campaign - a total which could top £10,000.

Sport:

CHILE CON CARNAGE

Roy Hodgson saw his England side get burned by Chile and admitted: "We learnt a lot about ourselves."

HOLY ONE

Jose Mourinho says he turns to the Bible before Chelsea's matches

THE TIMES:

PM STOKES CLIMATE ROW

Britain should keep cutting carbon emissions even if there is only a 60% chance they are causing climate change, David Cameron said yesterday.

TV HUNTRESS BOAST OF LION KILLING BRINGS ROAR OF ANGER

An American TV presenter is facing calls from thousands of nature lovers to be banned from South Africa after she posted a photograph of herself on Twitter with a lion she had killed on a hunting safari trip.

CAMERON MOBBED IN FIRST VISIT TO REGION TORN BY CIVIL WAR

David Cameron was hailed as a "god" sent from heaven yesterday as he became the first world leader to travel to Sri Lanka's war-torn north since the country gained independence in 1948.

City:

SWITCHING CUSTOMERS MAKE A BEELINE FOR NATIONWIDE

Defections to Nationwide Building Society by holders of current accounts at other high street lenders have risen by almost 50% to more than 400 a day since the new rules on switching were introduced.

THE VERY RICH AND POWERFUL FORM A QUEUE TO BUY FORBES

For nearly a century, Forbes magazine has catered for the business elite and the fabulously wealthy with its lists of the world's richest individuals and most successful companies and an endless stream of articles glorifying capitalism.

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