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Newspaper review: Papers reflect unease over economy

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The UK's economy is the lead story in a number of Wednesday's papers amid unease at the latest figures showing that the pace of growth has slowed.

We are "going nowhere, slowly" - and we should be doing better, says the Sun.

In the Guardian's view, the economy is so flat that the coalition would have to run as the pancake party if there were an election tomorrow.

And the Daily Telegraph argues the economy has failed to develop the momentum being shown by competitors.

Chancellor George Osborne is under pressure from Cabinet colleagues to come up with a tconvincing plan to breathe new life into the faltering recovery, according to the Independent.

The Financial Times urges Mr Osborne to be flexible, arguing that some cuts could be pushed back.

Slowing the cuts would be a "reckless strategy", warns the Daily Mail.

It says such a strategy would increase the risk of Britain going the same way as Greece.

The funeral of Amy Winehouse makes the front page of both the Daily Mirror and the Sun.

Their front pages are dominated by a picture of the singer and the headlines quote from her father's eulogy.

The Mirror's headline features two words from the eulogy - "Sleep tight".

Meanwhile, the Sun's Gordon Smart says Mr Winehouse handled himself with dignity and class - and held back his emotions as the day he feared for the past five years finally arrived.

There several reminders that the London Olympics are exactly a year away.

Most of the papers have supplements looking at the venues and reporting on the athletes' preparations.

Times business editor Ian King says the Olympics will have an "enormous" impact on UK businesses.

For the Daily Mail, the noise of building the Olympic Park has softened so we can hear the footfall of pounding athletes , the splash of swimmers and the whirring wheels of our cyclists.

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