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  • 31 August 2014, 11:17

Sunday's National Newspaper Front Pages

THE PAPERS' TOP STORIES

The Observer

Former leader of the Liberal Democrats, Paddy Ashdown slams a "kneejerk" Tory response to the "jidhadist threat" as David Cameron considers stepping up anti-terror measures.

The Sunday Times

Some of Britain's most influential imams have put a fatwa, or religious decree, on British Muslims fighting alongside IS extremists in Iraq and Syria, describing them as "heretics".

Mail On Sunday

A poll for the newspaper has found that UKIP is set to defeat the Conservatives with a landslide 64% of the vote in the Clacton by-election.

Daily Star Sunday

Simon Cowell is threatening to pull the plug on X Factor if it proves a ratings flop.

The Sunday Telegraph

A "remarkable" new heart drug will cut deaths by a fifth, according to research on more than 8,000 patients.

Sunday Express

Britons fighting for the Islamic State will be banned from returning to the UK under new plans to be unveiled on Monday.

The Independent on Sunday

The Home Office is to be investigated over what Tony Blair's ministers and officials knew about the abuse of children in Rotherham.

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