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CALLS TO DROP LEGAL AGE OF SEX TO 15

Britain's leading expert on public health has proposed that the age of consent for sex could be lowered to 15.

'FRANCIS EFFECT' PULLS CROWDS BACK TO THE CHURCH

Pope Francis has inspired a surge in attendances and confessions in the Roman Catholic Church, reversing decades of decline.

TYPHOON: BRITISH VICTIMS NAMED

The tragedy of the Philippines typhoon reached closer to home yesterday as fears grew for a family from Lincolnshire, and a mother in Hampshire spoke of her anguish over the death of her son.

City:

SAGA LIMBERS UP FOR BLOCKBUSTER £3BN FLOAT

Saga, the over-fifties travel agent and insurer, is set to press the button on a bumper stock market float.

ABERDEEN TO SEAL £500M WINDOWS DEAL

Aberdeen Asset Management will this week unveil a £500m takeover of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership that will create Europe's biggest independent fund manager.

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH:

THOUSAND WOMEN IN BREAST CANCER SCANDAL

Nearly 1,100 women have been caught up in a breast cancer scandal after their treatment was botched by an NHS surgeon.

THE £350,000 FIASCO OF SEX OFFENDER WE CAN'T DEPORT

The Home Office and the justice system were last night facing new questions about their handling of a paedophile failed asylum seeker, who is poised to receive a large compensation cheque from the taxpayer.

POLL: MARINE A DESERVES LENIENCY

More people believe the Royal Marine convicted of murdering a wounded Taliban fighter should be treated leniently than those who think he should be given a life sentence, a poll for the Sunday Telegraph has found.

City:

ROYAL MAIL SELL-OFF WAS OPAQUE

The Government is facing demands that privatisations are made much more transparent so that the sale of the taxpayer stakes in the Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group do not spark the controversy surrounding the Royal Mail.

BOOST FOR INVESTORS AS EASYJET CLIMBS TO RECORD £476M PROFITS

EasyJet shareholders, including the founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, are in line for significant payouts as the low-cost carrier prepares to announce record annual profits.

SUNDAY EXPRESS

'CATASTROPHE' ON A&E WARDS

Patients will die due to "toxic overcrowding" on A&E wards, top health experts are warning

CLEGG'S TAX CUT HOPE FOR MILLIONS

Nick Clegg is calling for another tax cut before the next election to put £100 back in the pockets of millions of working Britons.

THERE WILL BE NO WET SHIRT CONTEST FOR LATEST DARCY

Mr Darcy is to return to our screens soon, but not as we remember him. Jane Austen's ultimate hero will be played by Matthew Rhys as "a more mature" man in a sequel to Pride And Prejudice, to avoid any comparisons with Colin Firth.

Sport:

LACASTER'S WORLD CUP RALLYING CRY

England coach Stuart Lancaster believes his side is on track to lift the World Cup - despite losing to current holders New Zealand in a pulsating game at Twickenham.

FALCAO'S FOR JOSE

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is ready to offload Fernando Torres in a bold move to try and sign Monaco's £52 million striker Radamel Falcao.

INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

THE BIG SWITCH

More than a million households are poised to swap energy suppliers in a move of unprecedented magnitude in Britain.

'SUPERBUGS COULD ERASE A CENTURY OF MEDICAL ADVANCES'

Drug-resistant "superbugs" represent one of the gravest threats in the history of medicine, leading experts have warned.

LEAVE THEM ALONE! THE SHOCK NEW FACES OF FEMINISM

She spanked a twerking dwarf, simulated sex acts with a foam finger, swung naked on a wrecking ball, licked a sledgehammer and has been accused of allowing herself to be "prostituted" by the music industry. But Miley Cyrus has picked up some new and unexpected fans.

City:

'PRICE WAR' COULD SEE THE END OF FREE BANKING

Now that switching should be easier and quicker, many banks have been polishing up their current account offers to attract new business.

DON'T ALLOW A DISASTER TO BE A CASH CRISIS

Think of the worst things that can happen to you and among them will probably be a debilitating accident or perhaps medical negligence.

MAIL ON SUNDAY

CRYSTAL METH SHAME OF BANK CHIEF

The chairman who oversaw the near-collapse of the Co-operative Bank has been caught buying and using illegal drugs including crystal meth, crack cocaine and ketamine.

SAD TRUTH BEHIND LILY'S CONTROVERSIAL RETURN: HER CLOTHING FIRM HAS GONE BUST

Her unmistakable voice provides the soundtrack to one of the festive season's biggest talking points - the John Lewis advert that has already melted the hearts of millions.

CHARLES: I'M GOING TO TWO MILLION - TO SAVE

Prince Charles is to mark his 65th birthday with a radical attempt to force the three main party leaders to help him stop a "lost generation" of young people drifting into crime and unemployment.

City:

ENERGY FIRMS' FURY OVER REFUSAL TO CUT GREEN TAX

Energy Secretary Ed Davey has dashed the hopes of gas and electricity suppliers that a key green tax could be abolished - and has said the companies might be "too profitable".

BILL SHOCK OVER CASHPOINTS IN SUPERMARKETS

Banks and supermarkets are facing an unexpected rates bill of almost £500 million for cash machines installed in shops.

THE OBSERVER:

RICH NATIONS FACE FURY OVER MOVES TO RENEGE ON CLIMATE CHANGE PLEDGES

Developing nations have launched an impassioned attack on the failure of the world's richest countries to live up to their climate change pledges in the wake of the disaster in the Philippines.

NHS 'COMPETITION' POLICY BLOCKS IMPROVED CANCER TREATMENT CENTRES

The government's drive to introduce more competition into the NHS is having the perverse effect of holding up the creation of world-class cancer treatment centres, the Observer can reveal.

PRESSURE TO HAVE COSMETIC SURGERY INSPIRED MY CONTROVERSIAL VIDEO, SAYS LILY ALLEN

In her first interview since she returned to pop music, Lily Allen reveals how close she came to having extensive plastic surgery to get rid of her "mummy tummy", refuelling the debate over body image and the objectification of women in the media.

City:

THE KID TRIES TO STAY IN THE PICTURE AT BSKYB

During the 2010 general election, the Independent newspaper ran an ad under the tagline: "Rupert Murdoch won't decide this election - you will."

ROYAL MAIL FLOAT WAS NO BLACK-AND-WHITE ISSUE

As you will all know, Postman Pat and the Record Breaking Day is an episode of the children's telly programme that involves a bunch of young innocents being given a record-breaking lesson in mathematics.

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