Today's papers report that David Cameron has demanded an "Aussie-style" approach to the migrant crisis and for refugee boats to be towed back to Turkey and Libya.

The papers also report that George Osborne risks defeat in parliament over plans to cut £1.3bn from disability benefits as criticism of the scheme yesterday spread across the Conservative backbenches.

The Guardian reveals that parent governors are to be scrapped from all school governing bodies in England in favour of professionals with the "right skills" - prompting warnings from unions that parents will be sidelined in the running of schools.

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BILLIONAIRE TORY BACKER BLACKLISTED BY TOP BANK

Wafic Said, the billionaire philanthropist, former arms dealer and Tory backer, has been blacklisted by Barclays and told that it no longer wants him as a client.

£350,000 SALARIES FOR BRITAIN'S WORST SOCIAL HOUSING CHIEFS

Some of the highest-paid housing associations, with bosses earning up to £350,000 a year, are among the worst performers for building new homes.

TAX COFFEE CUPS TO CUT WASTE, SAYS MINISTER

The environment minister mooted a tax on coffee cups to reduce waste and litter yesterday, only to be shot down by his own department.

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TORY REBELLION GROWS OVER DISABILITY CUTS

George Osborne risks defeat in parliament over plans to cut £1.3bn from disability benefits as criticism of the scheme yesterday spread across the Conservative backbenches.

SCHOOL PARENT GOVERNORS TO BE SCRAPPED

Parent governors are to be scrapped from all school governing bodies in England in favour of professionals with the "right skills" - prompting warnings from unions that parents will be sidelined in the running of schools.

CAMERON WANTS EU TO TURN BACK MORE REFUGEES

David Cameron is to press EU leaders for more international patrol ships to start turning back boats of refugees as soon as they set off on perilous journeys across the Mediterranean from Libya.

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WHO DARES WINS LOTTO

An SAS fighter has scooped £1million on the National Lottery.

TAX IS A FAT LOT OF GOOD

George Osborne's fizzy drinks tax was branded "absurd cobblers" last night as it emerged it may worsen the obesity crisis.

WE'LL TOW THEM BACK

David Cameron has demanded an "Aussie-style" approach to the migrant crisis and for refugee boats to be towed back to Turkey and Libya.

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TORY REBELLION ON WELFARE CUTS

George Osborne was last night facing a Tory rebellion that could block his plans to cut benefits for hundreds of thousands of disabled people.

EU 'DOESN'T KNOW HOW MIGRANT AID IS BEING SPENT'

EU aid to deter and deport migrants is so poorly managed that Jean-Claude Juncker's officials are unable to say how much has been spent, a scathing report has found.

ARMY PILOTS MAY QUIT OVER PAY CLAWBACK

Some of the Army's most experienced pilots who flew alongside Prince Harry could quit over Ministry of Defence plans to make them repay thousands of pounds of flying pay, senior officers have warned.


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REVOLTING

There is "open rebellion" in the Tory Party against George Osborne's ruthless raid on benefits for disabled people.

NEW TEACHERS' CLASS L-PLATES

Teachers will have to prove their ability to school heads before they are deemed fit for the classroom, under reforms unveiled yesterday.

REBECCA'S TRIP TO THE ALTER

Rebecca Adlington visits a bridal boutique on her first public outing since the shock announcement her 18-month marriage is over.

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TORY WAR OVER COFFEE CUP TAX

Suggestions that disposable coffee cups should be taxed like throwaway shopping bags ignited a row between ministers last night.

MY LAST HOURS WITH DARLING PAUL, BY GRIEVING DEBBIE

Looking strained and on the verge of tears, Debbie McGee yesterday told of her grief over the loss of husband Paul Daniels and revealed he did not know he was dying in his final days.

MILLIONS DENIED THEIR MARRIAGE TAX BREAK BY IT CHAOS

Millions of couples have missed out on David Cameron's flagship marriage tax break because of a computer shambles at HM Revenue and Customs, an official report says.
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A BIT RICH: THE EXPERT VERDICT ON THE BUDGET

The regressive reality behind George Osborne's "Budget for the next generation" has been laid bare, after analysis of the Chancellor's latest tax and benefit decisions showed the richest 10 per cent of households are easily the biggest beneficiaries.

BIG BUSINESS AND US TO HAVE MAJOR SAY IN EU TRADE DEALS, LEAK REVEALS

The European Commission will be obliged to consult with US authorities before adopting new legislative proposals following passage of a controversial series of trade negotiations being carried out mostly in secret.

SHAKESPEARE REIMAGINED AS A KITCHEN-SINK DRAMA WINS THEATRE'S 'NOBEL PRIZE'

An experimental theatre company from Sheffield, which interpreted the complete works of Shakespeare using kitchen utensils, is set to win the prestigious International Ibsen Award for its boundary breaking productions.

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OSBORNE FACES REBELLION OVER £1BN DISABILITY BENEFIT CUT

George Osborne's Budget balancing act became even more precarious yesterday as he faced a growing rebellion by Tory MPs over a planned £1bn annual cut in disability benefits, a key part of his deficit reduction plan.

BLOCK ON LULA STOKES STREET CLASHES AND POLITICAL TURMOIL

Brazil was thrown into a constitutional crisis yesterday after a judge blocked President Dilma Rousseff's appointment of predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to her cabinet, prompting clashes in Congress and on the streets.

UPBEAT VIEW OF STRIKE-HIT VALEANT RAISES NEW QUESTIONS ON WALL STREET RESEARCH BIAS

Twenty-one of the 23 analysts who cover Valeant were telling investors to buy or hold the drug group's shares before Tuesday's massive sell-off, fuelling new doubts over whether investment banks' research is too bullish about the companies they cover.

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NEW ARTHRITIS DRUG WARNING

Paracetamol offers no relief from the agony of arthritis, research suggests.

BEHIND YOU MA'AM!

When it comes to royal etiquette, two queens of the jungle decided the rules did not apply to them.

LAUGHING AND JOKING TO THE VERY END

Devastated Debbie McGee broke down yesterday as she described her "fairytale" marriage to magician Paul Daniels, who died of cancer at the age of 77.