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Pakistan row remains in headlines

Many of the papers focus on the growing row over comments made by David Cameron in which he suggested that elements in Pakistan were exporting terror.

The Mail on Sunday says "frantic efforts" were made to prevent its president cancelling a visit to London.

The Independent on Sunday shows angry protestors in Islamabad burning effigies of Mr Cameron.

David Miliband writes in the paper that he is concerned by the PM's approach to foreign relations.

With British banks poised to reveal profits of nearly £8.5bn, the Sunday Telegraph reports that the chancellor has warned them to start lending again.

George Osborne says almost every small and medium firm he has visited recently has had problems with their bank.

The Sunday Times says there has been a five-fold increase in the number of 11- and 12-year-old girls prescribed the pill over the last decade.

It says the prescriptions are mostly being given without parents knowing.

The Sunday Times also focuses on British military activities in Afghanistan.

It claims that leaked military documents show British special forces have been involved in covert missions to capture or kill Taliban leaders

The Sunday Mirror talks of the looming manpower crisis facing the army after thousands of soldiers quit - many due to experiences in Afghanistan.

The MoD says the figures are a 'blip' and insists recruitment will soon return to normal levels.

Labour leader contender Andy Burnham uses the Sunday Telegraph to launch what the paper calls "a scathing attack" on some of his rivals.

He describes David and Ed Miliband as being part of an "elite" and accuses them of lacking "real-life" experience.

The Observer looks at a major US study which suggests mothers can go back to work shortly after giving birth without damaging the baby's well-being.

It says the findings will provide comfort for thousands of women.

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