UK & World News

  • 12 August 2014, 23:28

Wednesday's National Newspaper Front Pages

THE PAPERS' TOP STORIES

:: The Independent

Ten investigations have been launched into alleged mishandling of sexual assault and rape cases by one of Britain's biggest police forces.

:: Financial Times

Ukraine will not allow a Russian aid convoy of 200 trucks to enter the country, amid fears Moscow is planning to increase its presence in Ukrainian territory.

:: Daily Star, The Metro, Daily Mail, The Sun, Daily Mirror

Hollywood star Robin Williams took his own life by hanging himself at home.

:: Daily Express

The Daily Express calls for an end to hospital car park charges.

:: The Times

The vast majority of Britons feel threatened by Islamic terrorism, according to a poll showing a jump in public support for the UK to join airstrikes against militants in northern Iraq, says The Times.

:: The Guardian

British Chinook helicopters will be used to help airlift refugees driven from their homes by Islamist militants in northern Iraq.

:: Watch the Press Preview on Sky News every evening at 10.30pm and 11.30pm. Tuesday night's reviewers will be broadcaster and author Jonathan Maitland and The Observer journalist Elizabeth Day.

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