Wednesday's national newspaper front pages


:: i

Humans are pouring a truckload of plastic into the sea every minute because of our addiction to plastic bottles.

:: Financial Times

Charlotte Hogg, the Bank of England's new deputy governor, has resigned after MPs questioned her professional competence, dealing a blow to governor Mark Carney's drive towards gender equality.

:: Metro

Employers will be able to ban staff from wearing religious symbols, the European Court of Justice has ruled.

:: The Daily Telegraph

Nicola Sturgeon is to abandon the SNP's policy of rejoining the EU immediately after a vote for independence amid record Euroscepticism in Scotland.

:: Daily Express

Millions of people in Britain who regularly take common painkillers are up to 50% more likely to suffer heart failure.

:: Daily Star

Vicious winds and torrential rain linked to the freak weather system in the US will arrive in the UK by the weekend.

:: Daily Mirror

Tory MP Craig Mackinlay is being investigated over an alleged failure to declare thousands of pounds in spending in the 2015 general election.

:: The Times

Scottish voters are opposed to independence, with support for staying in the United Kingdom at its strongest for two and a half years.

:: The Scotsman

Support for independence has hit a record high of 46%, with strongest support among those aged 16 to 24.

:: The Guardian

Theresa May still has time to reach a compromise deal with Scotland that could avert a second independence referendum, Angus Robertson says.

:: Daily Mail

Facebook, Google and Twitter have been shamed for failing to tackle online hate crime, terrorism and child abuse.

:: The Sun

Prince William has done royal duties on just 13 days so far this year, while the Queen has done almost twice as many.

:: Watch the Press Preview on Sky News every evening at 10.30pm and 11.30pm. Wednesday night's reviewers will be editor of the Times Literary Supplement Stig Abell and documentary maker and journalist Jenny Kleeman.

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