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UK newspaper review: Amanda Knox ruling dominates press

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Media captionA look at the first editions of Tuesday's papers

A series of dramatic headlines accompanies the same weeping image of Amanda Knox after she was cleared of murdering Meredith Kercher in Italy.

"Cry freedom," writes the Sun, while the Guardian says: "The nightmare is over".

Hollywood scents a blockbuster, says the Times, but quotes a TV pundit saying: "It's just unfortunate that it actually happened and it's real."

The Daily Mail asks what next for "Foxy" and decides she has Hollywood millions to look forward to.

'Belated 21st'

The Mail says Miss Knox plans to set up an Amnesty International-style organisation fighting for wrongly convicted prisoners.

She will also go on a hiking trip and organise a belated 21st birthday party.

But her first job will be to "wade through the vast pile of offers" for first rights to her story from TV networks, publishers and film-makers.

The Daily Telegraph says her family's jubilation contrasted with an angry near-riot in the crowds outside court.

'Small beer'

"By George," says the Times about the chancellor at the Tory conference on Monday. "That chap's a future leader."

It says it suits Mr Osborne to have a "slightly dysfunctional Downing Street" as he continues to be described as the "most powerful person in Westminster".

But according to the Financial Times, Mr Osborne's ideas on growth were small beer in terms of the wider economy.

The Sun is also "underwhelmed", warning there's still "massive waste and incompetence" in Whitehall.

Weather warning

The home secretary's plans for the Human Rights Act - to be announced later - are exciting the Daily Express.

While welcoming the possibility it will be easier to "boot out" for foreign criminals - it foresees the "detonation of an explosive row" with the Lib Dems.

What we're really interested in though, according to the Express, is still what it calls our "chaotic" weather.

The UK is "in for a battering", it says, from an Arctic blast and the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia.

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