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Papers seize on Brown book
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Once dubbed a marriage made in heaven, one of the most golden couples are about to split.

Or so it's claimed in a new book about the supposedly icy relationship between Chancellor Gordon Brown and Prime Minister Tony Blair.

The Sunday Telegraph is serialising the book and devotes most of five pages to its "revelations".

The Independent on Sunday says the lowest of the low just got lower, and the Mail predicts doom for Mr Brown.

Hollywood couple

The News of the World and the Daily Star are more preoccupied with the break-up of another relationship thought to have been made in heaven.

They are referring to the Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston.

Both papers claim in front-page exclusives to reveal the truth behind the marriage breakdown.

The Sunday Mirror believes it all comes down to the fact that Brad wants to be a dad... while Jen wants nothing more than to be a film star.

Drug imports

The main story in the Sunday Express claims the number of schoolchildren in Britain taking drugs has almost doubled since Labour came to power.

The figures suggest that last year more than 25% of all children between the ages of 11 and 15 had taken illegal drugs - compared with 14% in 1998.

The Observer has a study highlighting a failure to stem drug imports.

It says Britain is so awash with cheap drugs that a line of cocaine now costs less than a cappuccino.

'Life energy'

The Telegraph has news that all sloths have been waiting for... too much exercise is bad for you and doing less could lengthen your life.

A group of German scientists have concluded that everybody has a limited amount of "life energy".

The speed with which it's consumed determines one's lifespan, they believe.

They also suggest that early risers are more prone to stress, and that late sleepers live longer because they conserve their energy.




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