The papers report that Theresa May has faced down Nicola Sturgeon's demand for a second referendum on Scottish independence, accusing the SNP leader of "tunnel vision" and rejecting her timetable for a second vote.

Parliament will need to pass at least seven controversial bills to prepare Britain for life outside the European Union, according to a leaked list of legislation prepared by Whitehall, says The Times.

Elsewhere, tens of thousands of families caring for elderly relatives at home could be breaking the law by locking them in for their own safety, the Law Commission has said.

The Times

STURGEON AMBUSHES MAY

Theresa May is preparing to reject Nicola Sturgeon's demand for a second referendum on Scottish independence within the next two years.

BREXIT FACES FRESH HURDLES, LEAKED WHITEHALL PAPERS REVEAL

Parliament will need to pass at least seven controversial bills to prepare Britain for life outside the European Union, according to a leaked list of legislation prepared by Whitehall.

TORY REVOLT FORCES RETHINK OF EDUCATION FUNDING PLANS

Plans to change the way that schools are funded are widely expected to be withdrawn by the government amid mounting protests from Conservative MPs.

The Guardian

MAY'S BREXIT PLAN UPSTAGED AS STURGEON SEIZES HER MOMENT

Theresa May has faced down Nicola Sturgeon's demand for a second referendum on Scottish independence, accusing the SNP leader of "tunnel vision" and rejecting her timetable for a second vote.

HAREWOOD SAYS BLACK BRITISH ACTORS GET ROLES IN US 'BECAUSE WE ARE DAMN GOOD'

The Homeland actor David Harewood has stepped into the controversy over black British actors playing African American roles, arguing that Britons may be better suited to some parts because they are not burdened by "what's in the history books".

GIRL, FOUR, HAILED AS HERO AFTER FIVE-MILE TREK THROUGH SIBERIAN WILDERNESS

A four-year-old girl who walked five miles through the freezing Siberian wilderness to get help for her sick grandmother has said she was not scared, but had been cold and "really wanted to eat".

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The Sun

ICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT

Workshy Prince William ducked out of a Commonwealth Day service to go on a lads-only ski holiday.

STUR CRAZY

Theresa May blasted Nicola Sturgeon for "stoking division" yesterday by forcing a second independence poll.

50 SHADES TORTOISES IN MOOD FOR A QUICKIE

Two docile tortoises launched into a sex frenzy when Fifty Shades of Grey came on TV.The Telegraph

THE NEW BATTLE FOR BRITAIN

Nicola Sturgeon was yesterday accused of a cynical attempt to force Scots to "vote blind" on independence after laying down the gauntlet to Theresa May to allow a second referendum before Brexit.

PUZZLE THAT SHOWS HOW HUMAN BRAIN CAN STILL CHECKMATE A COMPUTER

It might look like a simple chess problem, but this puzzle could finally help scientists uncover what makes the human mind so unique, and why it may never be matched by a computer.

THOUSANDS OF CARERS BREAKING LAW BY LOCKING IN ELDERLY AT HOME

Tens of thousands of families caring for elderly relatives at home could be breaking the law by locking them in for their own safety, the Law Commission has said.

The Mirror

INDEPENDENCE DAY II

Nicola Sturgeon has plunged the UK's future into doubt by demanding a second Scottish independence referendum.

ANOTHER HARD DAY AT THE OFFICE THEN, WILLS?

Prince William is quitting as an air ambulance pilot to concentrate on royal service... but seems more interested here in the drinks service.

SPLITTING HEADACHE

Theresa May was enraged after learning she could face a divisive Scottish referendum at the height of her Brexit negotiations.

Daily Mail

HANDS OFF OUR BREXIT, NICOLA!

Theresa May was last night poised to emphatically reject Nicola Sturgeon's timetable for a second vote on Scottish independence, amid fears it could undermine Brexit.

PRUE: I DON'T WANT TO CRASH AND BURN ON BAKE OFF

Prue Leith is terrified of 'doing a Chris Evans' by flopping spectacularly if she takes over from Mary Berry on the Great British Bake Off.

BA FLIGHTS RUN OUT OF FOOD - AND LOO ROLLS!

British Airways is facing a backlash from passengers after running out of food on flights.

The Financial Times

STURGEON'S CALL FOR INDEPENDENCE VOTE LAYS DOWN CHALLENGE TO MAY

Nicola Sturgeon has handed Theresa May the challenge of keeping the UK united with her demand for a new Scottish independence referendum - just as the prime minister grapples with the country's plans to leave the EU.

WOOD'S £2.2BN MOVE FOR RIVAL AMEC POINTS TO PRESSURE ON NORTH SEA GROUPS

Wood Group has agreed a £2.2bn all-share takeover offer for its rival Amec Foster Wheeler in a deal that highlights the pressure on the North Sea oil industry from weak crude prices.

BANKERS BATTLE WITH ETHICS VERSUS CAREER QUANDARY

One in eight bankers say it is difficult to progress in their careers without "flexing ethical standards" while more than a third worry about the negative consequences of voicing concerns, one of the biggest surveys of the industry found.

Express

HOORAY! MPS VOTE TO TRIGGER EU EXIT

The Queen is poised to sign Brexit into law as early as this morning.

THE QUEEN BLOOMS IN YELLOW TO CELEBRATE HER FAMILY OF NATIONS

Resplendent in yellow, the Queen was positively glowing yesterday for a celebration of the Commonwealth.

276 'COMBAT FAILINGS' FOUND IN THE NAVY'S NEW £100M WARPLANE

The £100 million US warplane being bought for the Royal Navy's aircraft carriers has 276 "deficiencies in combat performance", a Pentagon report on the F-35 Lightning reveals.

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