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What the papers say – February 14

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Thursday’s fronts offer a range of stories.

A variety of stories lead Thursday’s papers.

An east London schoolgirl who left Britain as a 15-year-old to join the Islamic State group has been tracked down by The Times.

The Duchess of Cornwall has warned young women against “ridiculous” fad diets that could put them at risk of brittle bones, the Daily Mail reports.

Up to 10 Labour frontbenchers could quit if Jeremy Corbyn does not back a second referendum on Brexit, The Guardian reports.

And Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte has told the Financial Times that the Netherlands is already benefiting from businesses moving to the continent amid Brexit uncertainty.

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The violent murder of three elderly men in their homes leads the Metro.

The Daily Telegraph leads with a recommendation by Britain’s top family court judge that transgender men’s ability to access sperm donation should be reviewed.

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The Daily Express says UK officials and a US drug company have agreed to reopen talks on providing a life-extending cystic fibrosis drug.

And the i reports on plans to give statins to more adults at risk of heart attacks and strokes.

Elsewhere, the Daily Mirror compares how late World Cup hero Gordon Banks and Sir Philip Green have been handled by the honours officials.

And The Independent leads with research that suggests up to 60,000 cases of adult depression in the UK could potentially be avoided if teenagers did not smoke cannabis.

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