The Papers: 'Democracy in danger' and King's heartfelt thanks

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The Sunday Express dedicates its front page to the King's "most heartfelt thanks" to the nation for the outpouring of support The paper reports the Charles's "deepening ... lifelong admiration" for healthcare workers and cancer charities since beginning treatment.

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The Sunday Mirror also carries the King's first words since his diagnosis. The paper adds comments from Queen Camilla that the family has been "touched" by the public's support. In other news, Sara Davies MBE is reported to have "begged" her Strictly Come Dancing co-star Amy Dowden to have chemotherapy for breast cancer,

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The Sunday Times leads with comments from housing secretary Michael Gove, who says the Tories must "urgently appeal to young people, or risk them turning their backs on capitalism and democracy". The front page carries an an image of six-year-old Hind, a Gazan who was killed after calling the Palestinian Red Crescent for help last week.

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The Observer repots that Conservative MPs have "predicted fresh attacks on Rishi Sunak's leadership within days" in the run up to by-elections in Wellingborough and Kingswood. The paper also reports that schools are having to "cut" teachers and support staff to save money.

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The Sunday Telegraph leads with a report about the British Army wanting to "relax security checks" for overseas recruits in an attempt to "boost diversity and inclusion". It also features a story about claims there are ongoing issues with the Post Office Horizon software, resulting in postmasters continuing to receive demands for thousands of pounds.

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Like others, the Sunday Mail also leads with the Royal Family but with a report on books featuring false information about the King's cancer diagnosis authored by artificial intelligence. It quotes a statement from Buckingham Palace labelling the books "intrusive and insensitive".

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The Sun leads with actress Billie Piper's split with her partner of eight years, musician Johnny Lloyd. Like many other Sunday papers, the tabloid also features the King's thanks to the public for its support following his cancer diagnosis.

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The Star's front page features an "alien exclusive", leading with a story about model Abbey Clancy sighting UFOs while driving on the A3.

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The Sunday People also features the King's message. Also on the front page is Margot Robbie's win at the Australian TV and film industry awards after missing out on an Oscar nomination for her work on the Barbie movie.

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