Newspaper review: Vince Cable's criticisms reported

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Criticisms of the government's economic policies by Business Secretary Vince Cable are widely reported in Wednesday's papers.

The Times says Mr Cable's claim, in a leaked letter, that the government is lacking in vision has "ripped apart" the coalition's strategy on growth just two weeks before the Budget.

The Daily Telegraph says senior Conservatives were baffled, observing that Mr Cable was responsible for many of the policy areas he highlighted.

And the Independent says some Tories accuse him of being a growth roadblock.

Pictures of Prince Harry and Usain Bolt feature prominently on the front pages of the newspapers.

The Times speaks of the Prince meeting the "second fastest man on the planet", the Daily Star of "Sprints Harry".

The Daily Express features a photograph of Harry with the headline: "Harry beats world's fastest man," which refers to their lighthearted race.

Showing the two men in "lightning" pose, the Daily Telegraph says: "Prince shows Bolt how it's done".

Under a headline: "Too Fat For NHS Surgery", the Daily Mail suggests that one in four NHS trusts in England is rationing certain treatments.

It says those regarded as "undeserving" patients are refused treatment unless they lose weight or give up smoking.

The Daily Express reports that the Duke of Devonshire is in dispute with 200 villagers on his Chatsworth estate.

It concerns his plans to convert three Grade Two-listed stone cottages into luxury holiday homes.

The Sun tells how passengers on a bus in Bournemouth were ordered off when one of them dropped a cup of coffee.

About a third of it was spilled and the driver declared the scene "dangerous".

Passengers had to wait for another bus while a "specialist" cleaner was called in, prompting a man behind the woman who dropped her coffee to tell the paper the situation was "ludicrous.

Meanwhile, the Daily Star, which also covers the coffee spill story, offers its own headline: "Bus is latte".

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