What the Sunday Papers say

St Helens Star: What the Sunday Paper's say What the Sunday Paper's say

SUNDAY TIMES: 11% PAY RISE FOR MPs MET WITH FURY MPs are set to receive an inflation- busting 11% pay rise despite opposition from the public and all three party leaders.

NIGELLA LAWSON WINS IN THE COURT OF PUBLIC OPINION Nigella Lawson has won the sympathy of the public following her admission of cocaine and marijuana use, but the reputation of Charles Saatchi, her ex-husband, appears to have been tarnished.

QUEEN TO MISS FUNERAL He was one of only a few world leaders she would call a true friend, but the Queen has reluctantly decided not to attend the funeral of Nelson Mandela as she reduces her long-haul travelling.

City: DIAMOND BACK WITH £150M FLOAT Bob Diamond, the Barclays chief executive who resigned in disgrace last year after the bank admitted rigging interest rates, is close to an audacious return to the City.

WTO DEAL'S £1BN BOOST FOR BRITAIN British business will receive a £1bn-a-year boost from the "historic" deal struck yesterday to end a 20-year impasse on global trade.

SUNDAY EXPRESS: DAYS OF TRAVEL MISERY Thousands of passengers are facing days of travel chaos after Britain's busiest airports were brought to a standstill by an air traffic computer glitch yesterday.

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www.ashadegreener.co.uk CAMERON: HELP ME BRING TO AN END HORROR OF DEMENTIA David Cameron last night vowed to tackle the "national crisis" of Britain's dementia sufferers.

STAMP DUTY HELL TO HIT NEARLY ALL OF US Soaring property prices will push three out of every four homes in the country over the stamp duty threshold within fi ve years, netting an extra £6billion in taxes for the Treasury.

Sport: MOYESIE MISERY Newcastle ratcheted up the pressure on Manchester United boss David Moyes with their first league win at Old Trafford since 1972.

NO SURPRISES HERE - CAPELLO WRITES OFF ENGLAND'S CHANCES Fabio Capello has dismissed England's World Cup chances - believing that his successor Roy Hodgson's team will arrive in Brazil shattered by an intense Premier League campaign.

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH: SOLDIERS TO FACE 11 MORE 'TRIALS' OVER IRAQ DEATHS British troops are facing 11 separate inquiries into their conduct in Iraq after a "human rights" ruling by the High Court, it can be disclosed.

REVEALED: VAST COST OF EU'S FOREIGN EMPIRE The European Union's foreign diplomatic service is accused today of spending hundreds of millions of pounds on a vast empire of overseas offices staffed by highly-paid bureaucrats.

CLEGG OPENS DOOR FOR COALITION WITH BORIS Nick Clegg has publicly offered to work in a coalition with Boris Johnson if the Mayor of London becomes Conservative leader in a future hung parliament.

City: CENTRICA: STOP THESE ATTACKS Sir Roger Carr, the chairman of Centrica, has turned on the critics of the "Big Six" energy companies, saying that ill-judged attacks will put off investors and that it was time to end the "Punch and Judy" debate.

MAYOR'S ADVISER ADMITS 'BORIS AIRPORT' MAY BE DUMPED Boris Johnson's aviation adviser has admitted that proposals for a new hub airport in the Thames Estuary are "at risk" of being ditched by Sir Howard Davies when he publishes a shortlist of options for additional runway capacity in the South East.

DAILY STAR SUNDAY: FLOOD VICTIMS IN RAT TERROR: Britain's storm-hit communities are facing a new threat - a rat invasion.

SQUADDIES' SEX SHAME Twenty-nine convicted sex offenders are serving in our armed forces, the Daily Star Sunday has learned.

CITY'S FAREWELL TO HERO 'COPTER PILOT Hundreds gathered yesterday for the funeral of the pilot killed in the Glasgow helicopter disaster.

Sport: CAB FOR MOYESIE David Moyes was booed off at Old Trafford as Manchester United yesterday lost their second home Premier League game in four days.

NO HOPERS Fabio Capello predicts World Cup failure for England - because they will be knackered when they arrive in Brazil next summer.

OBSERVER: SECRET MEMO SHOWS KEY ROLE FOR BLAIRITES IN ELECTION TEAM New Labour big-hitters Alastair Campbell and Alan Milburn, as well as a batch of other advisers from the Tony Blair and Gordon Brown eras, are to make a dramatic return to Ed Miliband's general election team, according to a top-secret memo obtained by the Observer.

MANDELA'S BODY TO LIE IN STATE IN A GLASS COFFIN BEFORE BURIAL AT THE VILLAGE WHERE HE GREW UP South Africa was yesterday facing the challenge of organising one of the most complex international commemorations ever made for a world statesman - the week-long official mourning for Nelson Mandela.

THE GREAT PATRIARCH RESTS IN PEACE... BUT HIS SQUABBLING FAMILY FAIL TO FOLLOW HIS LEAD When Nelson Mandela is finally laid to rest next Sunday it will be on the same windswept hillside in Qunu, his childhood village in South Africa's Eastern Cape, where three of his children already lie.

City: ROYAL MAIL BOSS HELPS TO DELIVER MORE EQUALITY The number of women running FTSE 100 companies looks set to soar this week - although the 33% rise is coming from a pretty pathetic base.

EUROSTAR SHARE SALE LIKELY TO GIVE FRENCH TOTAL CONTROL Two centuries after he dreamed of digging beneath the sea to reach his island nemesis to the north, Napoleon Bonaparte might have been surprised to see Paris and London linked so harmoniously by a sleek, silver train.

INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY: THE GREAT TORY HOUSING CRISIS Labour councils are building twice as many homes in their areas as Conservative local authorities, new research reveals today.

A GIANT DISASTER Africa's elephants are being slaughtered at a rate "off the scale" of anything we have seen before, experts have told The Independent on Sunday.


In the street next to the single-room shack in which Nelson Mandela lived when he first came to this city, a group of mourners dressed in funeral black and white was forming a line.

City: A SAVINGS ACCOUNT IS NOT THE BEST PLACE TO SAVE Britons, it seems, are either too hard-pressed to save, or have finally lost their patience with pitiful interest rates.

HOPES OF SAVERS FALL WITH THE AUTUMN SPEECH A bit of a damp squib - that seems to have been the reaction to the Government's Autumn Statement from many savers and investors.


A high-profile UKIP politician is facing a racism storm after being caught on camera saying all immigrants to Britain should be sent back home.

MPs FACE FURY AS THEY GET 11% RISE An obligatory £7,600 pay rise is expected to be given to MPs this week - despite the furious objections of all three party leaders.

THE VERY PICTURE OF INNOCENCE: NIGELLA THE OXFORD MODEL As she fought to defend her reputation in court last week, Nigella Lawson was the image of stoic, serious elegance.

Sport: FIFA PUT HEAT ON HODGSON World Cup organisers turned up the heat on England and manager Roy Hodgson yesterday by bringing forward the kick-off time of their opening Group D match against Italy in the Amazon rainforest by three hours to meet the demands of European television.

WE'VE LOST THE ASHES ALREADY, RAGES BOYCOTT England have already lost the Ashes, according to former batting great Geoffrey Boycott - while ex-captain Michael Vaughan claims Alastair Cook's side have been 'pathetic' and face a 5-0 series humiliation.

SUNDAY MIRROR: X FACTOR STAR'S THEFT SHAME X Factor star Sterling Ramsey was sacked by bookies after being accused of stealing cash.

SOARING COST OF FOOD EATS INTO FAMILY BUDGETS Food prices are rising at more than twice the rate of inflation in a fresh blow to struggling households.

CORRIE KEV'S LOVE TRIANGLE Corrie star Michael Le Vell's long-awaited return to the Street will be marked with an explosive love-triangle storyline.

Sport: CAB FOR MOYES David Moyes is turning to Sir Alex Ferguson for help.

SHIRTY ASSAIDI'S JOSE STUNNER Oussama Assaidi tore off his shirt to celebrate his astonishing breakthrough.

PEOPLE: OLA AND GOODBYE Taunted Strictly favourite Ola Jordan has admitted she may not return to the show next year.

PLANE CRAZY Thousands of passengers were stranded at airports across Britain yesterday when a faulty air-traffic control system left hundreds of planes stuck on runways.


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Sport: DAMNED UNITED Manchester United face financial carnage as David Moyes' team crashed to another defeat and slipped seven points adrift of the top four.

NOW LUIS PLOTS FA REVENGE Luis Suarez hammered a World Cup warning to England with his 14th goal in ten matches as Liverpool moved up to second in the Premier League with a 4-1 victory over West Ham.

SUN ON SUNDAY: EX PREM STARS IN MATCH FIX PROBE Two ex-Premier League stars are at the centre of a sensational police match-fixing probe after a Sun on Sunday investigation.

COALITION IS ON ITS LAST CLEGGS Nick Clegg is gearing up for the first steps towards the break-up of the Coalition.

MEL AND TOYBOY HUBBY SPLIT UP Telly star Melanie Sykes has ended her marriage to toyboy Jack Cockings after just seven months, The Sun on Sunday can reveal.

Sport: SUAREZ: I'LL KO ENGLAND Luis Suarez last night warned England: I can knock you out of the World Cup.


David Moyes was booed by his own fans for the second time in four days as United lost at home again.


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