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Today's front pages: Syria, Brexit and a Labour revolt

The Week takes a look at the stories grabbing the headlines in Thursday's national papers

President Donald Trump's unexpected stiffening of attitude towards President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has the Daily Telegraph's attention.

Trouble in Labour dominates The Guardian's front page, with a report saying members are pushing for Ken Livingstone to be expelled from the party over his comments about Hitler supporting Zionism.

The Times leads with a "blow" to Lord Chancellor Liz Truss, as a panel of parliamentary legal experts say government plans to hike probate fees are unlawful.

The Independent's front page exclusive claims Theresa May "sabotaged" a government scheme to promote the benefits of immigration during her time as home secretary.

In Brexit news, the Financial Times's front page detects a supposed "softening" of the government's stance, which could now include a deal to extend freedom of movement past 2019.

The Daily Mail attacks the UK's foreign aid budget, which it says is increasing due to "farcical" EU calculations.

House prices make the cover of the Daily Express, with the paper saying values are set to "rocket" over the next four years as the market experiences a "Brexit bounce".

The Sun and the Daily Mirror both lead on further details of former Spice Girl Mel B's divorce from husband Stephen Belafonte.

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