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THE SUNDAY TIMES:

CLEGG BLOCKS MORE CURBS ON MIGRANTS

Nick Clegg has issued a stark warning that he will not tolerate any further curbs on immigration from the European Union while he is in office.

REVEALED: THE WAR AGAINST NIGELLA

Charles Saatchi attempted to publicise unproven allegations of Nigella Lawson's alleged extensive drug use months before they came to light in court.

MOTHER'S GUILT OVER DEAD DOCTOR

The government may believe Abbas Khan, the British surgeon found dead in Damascus, was "effectively murdered" by the Syrian regime, but his distraught mother blames only one person: herself.

City:

PREMIER SET FOR £300M RIGHTS ISSUE

The food giant behind Hovis bread and Mr Kipling cakes is poised to launch a £300m rights issue as part of a radical financial restructuring to fight off Apollo, the Wall Street vulture fund.

DIAMOND FIGHTS AFRICA GEM

Bob Diamond is considering a bid for a listed African financial services company part-owned by Trafigura, the controversial oil trader.

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH:

NIGELLA IN NEW YARD DRUGS INQUIRY

Nigella Lawson is facing a police investigation into her admission that she used drugs after a dramatic about-turn by Scotland Yard last night.

LABOUR: WE MUST NOW 'DO GOD'

The Labour Party admits today that politicians should stop feeling a "sense of embarrassment" about discussing God.

ONE IN THREE BABIES HAS FOREIGN PARENT

Almost nine in 10 babies born in parts of Britain have at least one foreign-born parent, official figures have shown for the first time.

City:

TAXPAYER LOSES £7M AFTER BLOCKBUSTER COLLAPSE

The taxpayer faces losing almost £7m from the collapse of Blockbuster after it called in administrators twice within the space of a year.

BANK OF ENGLAND WARNING ON HOUSING BUBBLE AS PRICES RISE

One of the Bank of England's most senior figures has warned homebuyers that there will be a clampdown on house purchases if there is any evidence that increasing prices are spiralling out of control.

MAIL ON SUNDAY:

HOW SAATCHI USED HIS OWN DAUGHTER TO RUIN NIGELLA

Charles Saatchi cynically used his 18-year-old daughter Phoebe in a desperate bid to smear Nigella Lawson over her use of illegal drugs, The Mail on Sunday can reveal today.

PRICES SLASHED ON PANIC SATURDAY

Desperate retailers are cutting prices and supermarkets are trading around the clock as shoppers prepare to spend almost £3billion on the final Saturday before Christmas.

FIRST CLASS! NEWSAGENT TAKES ON MAIL WITH NEXT-DAY DELIVERY FOR 30P

Forgotten to send a card to someone who will be greatly offended if they don't receive one? Then you'd better get your excuses ready...

Sport:

FANS RALLY IN SHOW OF SUPPORT FOR MACKAY

The fight over Malky Mackay's future at Cardiff turned ugly last night, with fans heaping abuse on the club's Malaysian owner Vincent Tan and managers' chief Richard Bevan offering his support for the Scot ahead of an anticipated £2million compensation battle.

ANOTHER RED-CARD STORM FOR BROWN

Wes Brown, who successfully appealed against his sending-off at Stoke last month, was at the centre of another red-card controversy in the closing minutes of this scrappy relegation battle.

OBSERVER:

BULGARIA ISSUES FIERCE REBUKE TO CAMERON OVER RIGHTS

The president of Bulgaria has made a stinging intervention in the UK's immigration debate, attacking what he calls David Cameron's attempts to pander to nationalists - and warning the PM to consider how history will judge him.

CHARITIES CONDEMN IDS FOR FOOD BANK SNUB

Iain Duncan Smith, the embattled work and pensions secretary, is refusing to meet leaders of the rapidly expanding Christian charity that has set up more than 400 food banks across the UK, claiming it is "scaremongering" and has a clear political agenda.

SECRETS OF THE GROTTO REVEALED AS SCHOLARS EXPOSE THE ART OF BEING A SUCCESSFUL SANTA

Perhaps when you last sauntered past a Santa's grotto somewhere in the bowels of an urban shopping centre, you thought you were witnessing just another transaction, one in which parents shell out a few pounds so their off spring can enjoy a five-minute chat with a man sporting a fake beard.

City:

HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF AS RSA IS BACK ON THE ROPES

For RSA Insurance, it is almost as if the last decade did not happen. Just over 10 years since it came back from the brink of collapse, the perception of the 303-year-old general insurer has again been transformed from a solid business insuring households and businesses against unforeseen events to a company in crisis with no easy options for salvation.

CHOCFINGER: THE TRADER WHO HELPED TO MAKE YOUR CAPPUCCINO CHEAPER

He is one of London's most infamous speculators, with a James Bond villain-style nickname and a reputation for cornering markets in cocoa and coffee. But has an ill-judged bet by the commodity trader known as Chocfinger triggered a chain of events that could bring down the price of our cappuccinos?

INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY:

MEGRAHI WAS MY FRIEND. HE DID NOT KILL MY DAUGHTER

The father of one of the 270 victims of the Lockerbie bombing has asked mourners to pray for the "innocent family" of the only person convicted of the worst mass murder in British history, as the nation marked its 25th anniversary.

THANK YOU DAVID, WE HAD A BALL

His rapt commentary has gripped sports fans for almost 50 years, but last night it was the man behind the microphone who was centre of attention as tributes flowed in for David Coleman, the veteran broadcaster.

FORMER ADVISER BELIEVES WARNINGS OF EXTREMIST ATTACKS WERE IGNORED

A former government adviser has hit out at the security agencies and the way they assessed potential extremist threats on British soil in the months and years before the killing of Lee Rigby.

City:

DRIVE DOWN THE COST OF YOUR CAR INSURANCE

It will come as no surprise to motorists that we are paying too much for car insurance, but now the Competition Commission (CC) agrees premiums are unnecessarily high, prices could be set to fall.

RUTH AND MIKE MUST CAPITALISE ON THEIR STRENGTHS

Ruth and Mike Holwill are keen to build up savings for short-term needs and to put their children through university in a few years' time.

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