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  • 18 April 2014, 23:43

Saturday's National Newspaper Front Pages

Privacy, pensions, gay marriage and gas bills feature on the front pages of Saturday's newspapers.

Many of the papers also lead with pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge on Manly Beach in Australia.

The Independent splashes on an interview with the Surveillance Minister, who warns that a huge network of roadside cameras is putting our privacy at a "very real" risk.

The teenager from Sussex who died fighting in Syria is on the front of the i.

The Archbishop of Canterbury says he is powerless to bless gay marriages because it would split the global Anglican Church, according to an interview in the Telegraph.

The Financial Times says the world's largest asset manager BlackRock is moving in on the UK pensions market after concluding that the Government's recent reforms could lead to a collapse of the annuities market.

Pensioners are cashing in on soaring property prices in a bid to top up their retirement income, the Daily Express reports, while the Daily Mail says British Gas is paying staff bonuses to inflate customers bills.

The man who supplied the gun that killed 11-year-old Rhys Jones in 2007 has been freed from jail, according to the Daily Mirror.

The Times says a group of Iraqis demanding compensation for alleged ill treatment by British soldiers would not have received substantial legal aid if a document that undermines their case had been handed over.

London marathon bosses are investigating an unknown amateur who appeared to run faster than Mo Farah, says The Sun.

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