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  • 7 May 2014, 9:31

Wednesday's National Newspaper Front Pages

Three of the national newspapers dedicate their front page to the story that British police are digging for evidence in the holiday resort where Madeleine McCann vanished.

The Daily Mirror, Daily Star and Daily Express all run with the latest development in the story.

Financial reports lead several of the other national newspapers, with The Independent splashing on Business Secretary Vince Cable's threat to block the takeover of AstraZeneca by Pfizer.

The Financial Times also goes with Pfizer, quoting a warning from Sweden's finance minister that the company broke promises there.

The Daily Telegraph cites an international think tank that has called on the Bank of England to invoke new legal powers to rein in Britain's booming housing market, while the Daily Mail says George Osborne will support a curb on cheaper mortgages.

The Sun claims Pizza Express is serving halal meat in its restaurants without telling customers.

The Guardian goes with delays to NHS reforms amid concerns they would not work, while The Times reports on calls for justice for NHS whistle-blowers.

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