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Mikaeel search dominates headlines - front pages

Sun front page 18/1/14 Image copyright News Corp
Image caption The hunt for missing three-year-old Mikaeel Kular appears on many of Saturday's front pages. The Sun claims to have an exclusive interview with a van driver who believes he saw the boy on the morning he vanished. The paper is also offering a £25,000 reward for his return.
Independent front page 18/1/14 Image copyright IPL London
Image caption Several papers, including the Independent, use pictures of searchers combing fields and beaches for Mikaeel. The Independent's lead story says a coalition of charities is urging David Cameron to accept the UK's "shared responsibility" for Syrian refugees "and join a UN scheme to welcome those fleeing the conflict".
Guardian front page 18/1/14 Image copyright Guardian Media Group
Image caption The Guardian uses the same image as the Independent, but its main story concerns announcements by President Barack Obama of new restrictions on the use of surveillance. The changes, of course, follow revelations in the same paper by US whistleblower Edward Snowden.
i front page 18/1/14 Image copyright IPL London
Image caption The i also leads with the hunt for Mikaeel and a picture of searchers. It says police now have "grave concerns" for the boy. The paper also reports that "Downing Street retail tsar" Mary Portas has closed the lingerie factory in Manchester she opened for the TV series Mary's Bottom Line.
Financial Times front page 18/1/14 Image copyright Financial Times
Image caption Mary Portas appears on the front of the Financial Times too - her factory was designed "to illustrate how manufacturing could be revived", it says. The paper also reports on US surveillance "curbs", but says President Obama "was defiantly defensive of the security agencies".
Daily Telegraph front page 18/1/14 Image copyright Telegraph Media Group
Image caption The smiling face of Zara Tindall appears on the Daily Telegraph's front page after she gave birth to a girl. Nick Clegg also tells the paper David Cameron must be "honest and up front" about plans for two new garden cities in Kent and Buckinghamshire. The cities would both be in "Conservative heartland," it adds.
Daily Mirror front page 18/1/14 Image copyright Trinity Mirror
Image caption The court case involving Bill Roache - aka Ken Barlow - is the lead in Saturday's Daily Mirror. It reports evidence from the court room in which it was claimed he "groped" a 14-year-old girl on the set of Coronation Street. The actor denies all the charges against him.
Times front page 18/1/14 Image copyright News Corp
Image caption An interesting lead for the Times - Chief Inspector of Constabulary Tom Winsor says "some minority communities are operating their own justice systems with offences as serious as murder going unreported to the police". He adds that "such alternative systems were not run by criminals but by 'law-abiding people'".
Daily Mail front page 18/1/14 Image copyright Associated Newspapers
Image caption The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge "have secretly set up firms to protect their 'brand' and intellectual property rights," reports the Daily Mail. It says the move is "more often associated with celebrities such as David and Victoria Beckham". The paper also has a picture of Rosie Kular, mother of missing Mikaeel.
Daily Star front page 18/1/14 Image copyright Express Newspapers
Image caption A twist in Celebrity Big Brother, according to the Daily Star. Show "bosses" are "ready to cause chaos by putting man-eating minx Jasmine Waltz back in the TV house" after she was voted out.
Daily Express front page 18/1/14 Image copyright Express Newspapers
Image caption Finally, it's weather again for the Daily Express. "Britain faces at least another fortnight of flood misery as this winter shapes up to be the wettest on record," it reports. The paper also has a photograph of Zara Tindall, pointing out that the "no-fuss" royal had her 7lb 12oz baby on the NHS.

The hunt for missing three-year-old Mikaeel Kular appears on several of Saturday's front pages after police said they now had "grave concerns" for his safety.