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  • 12 May 2014, 8:36

Monday's Front Pages: What's In The Papers?

"Bizarre questions" for mortgage applicants, the cost of care for pensioners, and Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst all feature on the front pages of Monday's newspapers.

The Daily Mail reports on the "astonishingly intrusive" questions being asked of applicants seeking a home loan.

The number of Afghanistan war veterans seeking help for mental health problems soared in 2013, according to The Guardian.

David Cameron has criticised "aggressive tax avoiders" after a judge ruled that three members of Take That face having to pay outstanding tax to Revenue & Customs, The Times reports.

The Daily Star reports on Austria's Conchita Wurst, who claimed victory in the Eurovision Song Contest.

The newspaper claims the singer stands to earn £25m from the win.

The Sun also reports on Conchita Wurst's win, claiming that the victory has angered Russian leaders.

Loan sharks are turning up outside school gates to "intimidate" parents with outstanding loans, according to The Daily Mirror.

Temperatures across parts of Britain are set to rise to as high as 24C by this coming Thursday, reports The Daily Express.

The Daily Telegraph warns that pensioners' care bills could reach as high as £140,000, despite the Government's plans to limit fees.

The Financial Times reports that ex-Barclays bosses including Bob Diamond and John Varley will be questioned under caution by the UK's Serious Fraud Office.

The Independent reports that chemicals in soap and other common household items may cause infertility.

The i newspaper reports that the EU "will not budge" in its negotiations with the UK over immigration.

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