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Papers push their party of choice on eve of polls


With just one more day of election campaigning, "only Cameron can save Britain" is the bold claim on the front page of the Express.

The paper says the Conservative leader has "decisively won the case for change" and deserves its support.

Gordon Brown tells the Times voters are best off backing Labour despite several cabinet ministers suggesting tactical voting to keep the Tories out.

The Guardian hails Nick Clegg the star of the campaign trail - able to draw 400 people out on a rainy day in south London.

Cliff edge

The Sun and the Daily Mail both warn about the prospect of a hung parliament.

Music impresario Simon Cowell writes in the Sun to voice his support for David Cameron, saying the election must bring change to Britain.

The Mail's front page has a picture of a blinded Britannia heading towards a cliff edge, insisting Britain needs "bold, decisive government".

But the Daily Mirror warns of cuts to essential services if the Conservatives win and implement £6bn spending cuts.

Dementia link

As David Cameron recovers from campaigning overnight, experts warn of the dangers of too little sleep.

The Times says researchers at Warwick University have discovered sleeping for less than six hours a night raises the risk of premature death.

The Express reports on a study which suggests people married to a person with dementia are six times more likely to develop the condition themselves.

It says US researchers want to examine if it is due to the stress of caring or because they have been exposed to the same environmental factors as their partner.

Collapsed tunnel

The Mail asks is Sapper William Hackett "the bravest VC of all?"

The former miner was part of an elite team during World War I that tunnelled under no man's land to plant bombs beneath the German trenches.

He was killed by a collapsed tunnel when he refused to leave an injured comrade, and posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross.

Now, 94 years on, the paper says he will finally receive a fitting memorial at the site where he died in France.

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