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  • 22 April 2014, 7:20

Tuesday's National Newspaper Front Pages

Patient care in Britain's hospitals, the debate over fracking and Gordon Brown's speech on Scotland's referendum all feature on the front pages of Tuesday's newspapers.

The Daily Telegraph reports on a new NHS study which found at least 1,000 patients are dying from kidney failure linked to dehydration and poor care.

Ex-prime minister Gordon Brown will highlight Scotland's age "timebomb" as he joins the campaign to persuade the country to remain in the UK, according to The Guardian.

The coalition is seeking to change trespass laws to allow energy companies to drill for shale gas under private land, says The Financial Times.

Borrowers will face tough new questioning when they apply for a mortgage under reforms ordered by the Financial Conduct Authority, says the Daily Mail.

Energy ministers from G7 nations are seeking to weaken Russian President Vladimir Putin's political power by reducing international reliance on Russia's gas supplies, says The Times.

The average Briton will see their annual income fall by two-thirds - from 25,480 to 8,774 - when they reach retirement age, the Daily Express reports.

Manchester United boss David Moyes is facing the sack after a disappointing season at Old Trafford, the Daily Mirror says.

The i newspaper reports on a "perfect storm" of benefit cuts which has hit two million of Britain's poorest families.

Scientists have successfully cured a genetic disease in adult animals using a genome-editing technique, says The Independent.

The Daily Star reports on the funeral of Peaches Geldof, who was found dead at her home in Kent on April 7.

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