Newspaper review: Papers predict Afghan backlash

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Media captionA look at the first editions of the UK papers.

The Guardian says the American soldier's shooting spree in Afghanistan will cause levels of trust to hit an all-time low.

The Financial Times says the shooting came on top of recent protests triggered by the discovery of burnt copies of the Koran at a US base.

The Independent says some Afghans have already vowed vengeance for the attack.

Colonel Richard Kemp warns in the Sun that British forces could be targeted in the wake of the massacre.

The Times says the governor of the Bank of England, Sir Mervyn King, believes Britain's banks are in denial about the public anger at their behaviour.

In an interview Sir Mervyn accuses the banks of double standards.

The Daily Mail warns there will be a hosepipe ban for millions of homes, because of the worsening drought.

The Daily Telegraph says farmers are warning that the driest year since 1921 will hit crops, causing "very high" food and beer prices.

The Telegraph claims elderly drivers may soon be facing tests to see if they are still safe to be behind the wheel.

It claims six million motorists are over 70 and a parliamentary advisory body wants the elderly to face training courses if convicted of motoring offences.

The Sun continues to be intrigued by the saga of Matt Topham, who won £45m on EuroMillions last month.

It claims he and his fiancee Cassey Carrington have given away £1.3m to his best friend.

The Daily Star claimed Prince Harry's visit to a shantytown in Brazil came as drug gangs battled police nearby.

The paper said the prince was surrounded by 300 armed guards for the visit to the Complexo do Alemao favela in Rio de Janeiro.

The Daily Express welcomes a recent government announcement that it will ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses but wonders what will be next in line.

The paper says animal rights activists will now be targeting safari parks, zoos and even horse racing.

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