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  • 28 April 2014, 7:03

Monday's National Newspaper Front Pages

Prisoner compensation for broken nose-hair clippers, unemployment benefits and hayfever problems are among the stories on the front pages of Monday's newspapers.

The Daily Telegraph says a think tank has warned Britain is failing to produce enough globally successful entrepreneurs because of the burden of high taxes and red tape.

Hayfever rates have soared to record levels and are only going to get worse in the coming years, claims the Daily Express.

New rules for the long-term unemployed state they will only receive their benefits if they show up at a jobcentre every day or commit to six months of voluntary work, says The Independent.

The i newspaper says the rules to get people back into work are "tough".

A triple killer has been awarded 815 compensation in jail after guards broke his nose-hair clippers, reports The Sun.

Metro has the same story and says guards also lost his fruit juice during a move between prisons.

The Daily Mail also covers the story. It carries the headline "Sanity Shot To Pieces."

Britain's leading obstetrician says it is legitimate to ask whether understaffing of maternity care and labour wards is contributing to high rates of baby death and brain damage, reports The Guardian.

The Times leads with a warning from a key ally of Ed Miliband that Labour voters are defecting to UKIP because the party has become too "middle class".

The Daily Star claims police were closing in on the prime suspect in Madeleine McCann's disappearance thanks to a "sensational breakthrough".

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