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08/09/2013 08:40 BST | Updated 07/11/2013 10:12 GMT

Sunday Newspaper Review: Buckingham Palace, Miliband And Syria

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General view of newspapers on sale the morning after the three political parties agreed on a Royal Charter that would safeguard investigative journalism and freedom while protecting the victims of press intrusion, in line with the recommendations of Lord Justice Leveson that was met however with outrage and scepticism across much of Fleet Street today .

This weekend's newspapers are packed with stories from new details on the dramatic burglary attempt at Buckingham Palace to the sex life Arsenal's latest signing. Here's how the Press Association sees the world through the papers.

SUNDAY TIMES

MINISTERS TO AXE FAILING BBC TRUST

The BBC Trust is facing the axe after the outbreak of "civil war" between its chairman, Lord Patten, and Mark Thompson, the former director-general, over excessive pay-offs to senior executives.

LOOK, IS THAT THE PALACE BURGLAR I SEE?

A suspected burglar who broke into Buckingham Palace is believed to have been targeting the priceless jewels on display to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation.

LABOUR AT WAR OVER UNION 'COVER-UP'

Labour was plunged into crisis yesterday amid toxic allegations of a cover-up over vote rigging in Falkirk.

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

PALACE BREAK-IN: TERRORIST WARNING

Scotland Yard was facing a major inquiry last night into the worst security breach at Buckingham Palace in 30 years.

NO ATTACK ON SYRIA, NO MATTER WHAT, SAY VOTERS

British voters oppose any military attack on Syria, even if it is proved beyond doubt that President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons on his own people, an opinion poll reveals today.

'MR UNELECTABLE' IN LANDSLIDE WIN

Tony Abbot, Australia's conservative leader, confounded his numerous critics yesterday by leading the opposition to a sweeping election victory and ending six years of Labour Party rule.

INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

MOTHERS WILL DECIDE THE NEXT ELECTION

Everything Labour does between now and the 2015 election must be seen through the eyes of "Aldi Mum", one of the party's leading women said yesterday.

GOSPORT HOSPITAL DEATHS TO GET PUBLIC INQUIRY AT LAST

An independent inquiry into the deaths of dozens of elderly patients given "life-shortening" powerful painkillers at a Hampshire hospital will be announced by ministers within weeks.

MILIBAND'S UNION ATTACK ILL-INFORMED - BUT HE'S NOT SORRY

The row threatening Ed Miliband's relationship with the unions was triggered by complaints from just two families recruited to the Falkirk Labour Party.

OBSERVER

TOP LIB DEM TO STEP DOWN IN DESPAIR AT CLEGG POLICIES

The prominent Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Teather - who shot to fame when she became the youngest member of parliament a decade ago - announces today that she is to quit the House of Commons because she no longer feels that Nick Clegg's party fights sufficiently for social justice and liberal values on immigration.

OBAMA ENVOY INSISTS SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH UK INTACT

The American ambassador to Britain has issued a strong defence of the "special relationship", denying it has been damaged by a vote in the Commons against the UK's participation in a military strike on Syria.

MILIBAND SET FOR TUC SHOWDOWN OVER LABOUR'S UNION LINKS

Ed Miliband is heading for his biggest confrontation yet with union leaders after vowing to press ahead this week with plans that will reduce their influence in the Labour party - despite the super-union Unite being officially cleared over allegations of vote-rigging in a parliamentary selection.

SUNDAY EXPRESS

PRINCE ANDREW HELD AT GUNPOINT

Armed police pointed guns at Prince Andrew and ordered him: "Get on the ground!" after they mistook him for an intruder in the Buckingham Palace garden.

SYRIA SENDS JETS TO TAUNT CYPRUS

Tensions soared when two RAF Typhoon jets were scrambled after reports that Syrian ground attack fighters had entered Cypriot airspace.

A MILLION PATIENTS WAIT FOUR HOURS FOR A&E TREATMENT

Overwhelmed accident and emergency departments have suffered the worst summer in a decade, new figures show.

MAIL ON SUNDAY

UK SENT POISON GAS CHEMICALS TO ASSAD

British companies sold chemicals to Syria that could have been used to produce the deadly nerve agent that killed 1,400 people, The Mail on Sunday can reveal today.

HOW MOD 'LOST' £1.5BN OF YOUR MONEY...IN TWO YEARS

Buying the wrong bombs, mislaying anti-aircraft missile systems and gifting Germany a property portfolio have led the Ministry of Defence to rack up losses of £1.58billion in the past two years, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.

QUEEN DITCHES HARRIS PORTRAIT

There have been more than 130 official portraits of the Queen since she ascended the throne - many by artists as eminent as Lucian Freud and Dame Laura Knight.

SUNDAY MIRROR

CORRIE KEN'S STAR WITNESSES

Corrie veteran Bill Roache wants to call co-stars Helen Flanagan and Anne Kirkbride as character witnesses in his sex abuse trial.

'BILL'S CO-STARS ARE AS SHOCKED AS HE IS ABOUT THESE CLAIMS'

Corrie star Bill Roache hopes several Street stars will be ready to stand up for him at his trial, a soap source has revealed.

TORTURED: BULLYING IN ARMED FORCES

A teenage soldier is pinned to a bed with his trousers pulled down - as comrades torture him for refusing to go out drinking.

SUN ON SUNDAY

LET ME SEE BABY BEFORE I DIE, ADELE

The estranged dad of pop superstar Adele has made a last-ditch plea to her: "Let me see your baby before I die of cancer."

RED LION PLOT TO CRIPPLE BRITAIN

Britain's biggest union has drawn up a secret masterplan to drag the country to its knees with a wave of strikes.

CHOW ABOUT IT, JEM

Womaniser Russell Brand has taken heiress Jemima Khan on a secret date - for a cut-price dinner at a budget Vietnamese restaurant.

PEOPLE

RAF JETS IN SHOWDOWN WITH SYRIA

RAF Typhoon fighters won a mid-air showdown with two Syrian warplanes heading towards Britain's main base in Cyprus, the Sunday People can reveal.

STRICTLY BUM DANCING

Stunning Wag Abbey Clancy could be in hot water with Strictly bosses after a revealing shot of her in a tiny thong was posted online last night.

GARETH HIRES HIS OWN FIVE BALEYS

Football superstar Gareth Bale's postman best friend is moving to Spain with the £86million player to be his all-expenses-paid minder.

DAILY STAR SUNDAY

I'VE GOT MY LIFE BACK IN ORDER

Bruce Jones last night said he'd beaten his demons - thanks to Celebrity Big Brother.

SEX-MAD OZIL HAS SCORED LOADS OF WINNERS

New Arsenal star Mesut Ozil will have no trouble adapting to a new country - he flew from Spain to Italy nearly every week to tackle a former Miss Venezuela.

PLAYING DIANA REDUCED ME TO TEARS

Naomi Watts has told how playing Princess Diana in a new film about her life was so tough she regularly wept on set.