David Cameron has defended GCHQ amid claims that world leaders' phone calls were monitored, saying British intelligence agencies "keep our people safe".
The Prime Minister told an EU summit: "Every year for the last few years they have helped obstruct major terrorist attacks on our country."
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One story dominates Thursday's front pages with some newspapers printing emotive pleas to voters to keep the United Kingdom as one.
After a mild start temperatures should pick up, with the south of England seeing highs of 26C.
In Edinburgh tonight you can hear it and feel it. The buzz, the banter of the day and the thrilling sense something big is coming tomorrow.