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Last Updated: Tuesday, 6 June 2006, 04:07 GMT 05:07 UK
Lessons to be learned from 7 July
Mastheads of the national newspapers
Many of Tuesday's papers lead with the findings of an inquiry into the 7 July suicide bombings in London.

The Times says the emergency response showed the triumph of the individual and, quoting the official report, "the capital at its humane best".

There are lessons to be learned, the Independent says, reminding its readers there is still a terrorist threat.

Top of the priorities, believes the Sun, is to make sure that the emergency services' radios work underground.

The Morning Star reports that the Fire Brigades Union has called for a "speedy public inquiry" into the bombings.

Wrong intelligence?

The continuing search for a chemical device at a house in east London features in some of the papers.

The Guardian claims that detectives now believe the intelligence that led to the raid was wrong.

The Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph focus on the reaction of the Muslim population of Forest Gate.

The Mail reports that police are facing a growing Muslim backlash, while the Telegraph says there are "crucial questions" to be answered.

Spectacular scissor kick

The picture dominating the front pages is that of England footballer Wayne Rooney in training.

The Mail, Telegraph, Daily Star and the Times all feature front page pictures of what the Sun calls a spectacular scissor kick.

As the Telegraph puts it: It's the picture that will send England's hopes soaring. His broken metatarsal has made a remarkable recovery, it reckons.

The Daily Express describes the picture as simply "bootiful".

'Real' Billy Elliot

The story of a boy who swapped his football boots for ballet shoes is picked up by most of the papers.

Fifteen-year-old Henry Perkins, from Yateley in Hampshire, is described by the Guardian as a real Billy Elliot.

He is thought to be only the second British youngster to be accepted by the Russian-based ballet company in 200 years.

Henry tells the Telegraph joining the Bolshoi has been his dream, "but it's going to be quite a challenge".




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