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Last Updated: Saturday, 14 April 2007, 05:10 GMT 06:10 UK
Wolfowitz gets broadsheet scrutiny
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The World Bank's internal affairs draw comment from Saturday's broadsheets.

Paul Wolfowitz, its president, is still holding on to his job.

But the Times says he should quit after it emerged he fixed a promotion for his girlfriend.

The Financial Times also wants him to go, and urges President Bush to abandon the man he put in the job.

The Guardian thinks the suggestion of nepotism is particularly embarrassing, given Mr Wolfowitz's campaign to tackle corruption in developing countries.

Iran sailor row

The row over the 15 British sailors and marines captured by Iran rumbles on in some sections of the press.

The Daily Mail reports that officials broke the rules by failing to get the Defence Secretary Des Browne's approval for the group to sell their stories.

The Daily Telegraph believes it severely undermines his attempts to deflect the ultimate blame away from his department and on to the navy.

The Independent says Mr Browne has been accused of misleading the public.

Sun cure

The papers have mixed reactions to soaring temperatures in the UK.

The Independent declares that 20 minutes lying in the sun this weekend could top up your vitamin D levels, and in the process ward off colds and flu.

The paper reports on US research which suggests a daily dose of vitamin D could halve the risk of some cancers.

The Daily Mail flags up the difference between temperatures this year and last with a photograph of ice on the pitch at the Old Trafford cricket ground.

Spring signals

There is no disguising the excitement about the Grand National at Aintree.

For the Daily Express, it is a great event, heralding the glories of spring as much as the changing of the clocks or bluebells in the woods.

The Guardian sees it as the race, above all, that opens the sport of horse racing to the public.

For many people it will be their only bet of the year, and the Sun predicts that at least 250 million pounds will be wagered on the race.

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