Newspaper headlines: Kate the 'dazzling duchess' and Putin's Kremlin revamp

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Image caption Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual state of the nation address to the Federal Assembly on Wednesday

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's visit to Bradford on Wednesday - their first public engagement since Prince Harry and Meghan announced they would step back as full-time royals - makes the front of the Metro and Daily Telegraph. The Daily Mail's front page dubs Kate the "dazzling duchess".

Elsewhere, there is much analysis of Russian President Vladimir Putin's proposed constitutional changes - or as the Daily Mail puts it the "shock plan that could see him in charge for life".

The Times suggests many ordinary Russians see the move as the act of "a benign tsar".

But the Daily Telegraph warns that Russia's slow adaptation to a non carbon future could leave middle-class Russians feeling the pinch and threaten Mr Putin's plans.

The Economist explains: "Mr Putin's regime has killed too many people, misappropriated too many billions to... ever voluntarily give up effective power."

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The US news sites examine the impeachment case against President Trump as it moves to the Senate.

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Image caption Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi signed the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump

The New York Times suggests that if the impeachment proceedings against President Clinton were ugly, this could be worse.

"There's little reason for optimism", its website says, that the trial can rise above "brutal partisan combat".

The Washington Post suggests that White House lawyers are trying to engineer the fastest impeachment trial in history.

The Post says they are hoping for an acquittal within a few days - but the LA Times suggests freshly released evidence could complicate these hopes.

Here, the Daily Telegraph questions whether the mud from the trial might also stick to the Democrats.

According to the front page story in the Times, tens of thousands of higher earners are set to receive a pension tax "windfall".

In an attempt to solve the crisis caused by NHS consultants turning down extra shifts to avoid facing large tax bills, the Treasury is considering changing rules that will affect both private and public sector staff, the paper says.

Doctors stopped taking on more work, leading to operations being cancelled and waiting lists getting longer, notes the Times.

The Guardian reports that A&E consultants have led "a chorus of medical opposition" to the possibility of scrapping four-hour waiting targets in their units.

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The Daily Mirror accuses the government of seeking to remove them because the current figures are embarrassing.

Meanwhile, former health secretary Jeremy Hunt warns on the Independent's news site that dozens of hospitals have yet to follow a measure designed to prevent a repeat of Harold Shipman's serial killings.

Only months before a deadline, many NHS trusts have have yet to to appoint medical examiners to verify the cause of death.

The Daily Mail welcomes the NHS's appeal to the gambling industry to stop what the paper calls "its shameful betting bribes".

NHS England's mental health director Claire Murdoch warns about the link between betting and mental illness.

And finally the Sun bemoans what it calls "a frying shame".

This is a survey which suggests that one in five people under the age of 30 have never had a full English breakfast.