UK & World News

  • 21 April 2014, 7:48

Monday's National Newspaper Front Pages

The Prime Minister, the UK economy, skin cancer and First World War heroes all feature on the front pages of Monday's newspapers.

The Daily Telegraph reports an alliance of writers, scientists, philosophers and politicians has claimed David Cameron is sowing sectarianism and division by insisting Britain is still a "Christian country".

Britain has received a boost to its economic prospects with research showing consumer spending power is expected to rise by 1.5%, reports The Times.

An international agreement to defuse the crisis in Ukraine was all but shredded after a shoot-out in the separatist town of Slavyansk, claims The Guardian.

Barclays, one of the world's biggest commodities traders, is planning to exit large parts of its metals, agricultural and energy business, according to the Financial Times.

Skin cancer cases have soared seven-fold in the past 40 years and the rise is blamed on the legacy of sunshine package holidays which became popular in the 1960s, says the Daily Mail.

The Daily Express says survival rates for skin cancer are at their highest despite record numbers having the disease.

A mother has spoken of her family's "terror" after her car caught fire in a lion enclosure at a safari park, reports the Daily Mirror.

Teachers are facing an increasing barrage of "vile" sexual abuse, unfair allegations of incompetence and videos of themselves taken without their consent being posted online by their pupils, reports The Independent.

More than 200 graves of First World War heroes who won the Victoria Cross face crumbling into rot and ruin, claims The Sun.

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