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  • 23 July 2014, 1:28

Wednesday's National Newspaper Front Pages

THE PAPERS' TOP STORIES

:: The Sun

European leaders have been called "utterly useless" after failing to impose any new sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin over the flight MH17 atrocity.

:: The Times

Divisions in Europe thwarted hopes of action as France turned on Britain for allegedly cosying up to Russian oligarchs.

:: The i

French officials have accused Britain of hypocrisy after a 50% rise in weapons sales to Moscow last year.

:: Daily Mirror

British spy chiefs are convinced Mr Putin sanctioned the killing of Alexander Litvinenko.

:: Daily Mail

David Cameron is under pressure to return a 160,000 donation from the wife of an ally of Mr Putin.

:: The Daily Telegraph

Employment Minister Esther McVey says middle-class children should believe setting up their own business is as good as going to university.

:: Daily Express

A migrant couple from Romania with 15 children say they are set to receive 55,000 a year in benefits.

:: The Guardian

New reforms to school accountability have been announced after a damning report into extremist infiltration of schools.

:: Financial Times

Standard Chartered bank has called a halt to its grand expansion after profits plunged.

:: Watch the Press Preview on Sky News every evening at 10.30pm and 11.30pm. Wednesday evening's reviewers will be former Metropolitan Police Commissioner Lord Blair and LBC presenter Julia Hartley-Brewer.

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