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Today's front page news: Thursday, March 26

NewsBy Shuki Byrne
The plane crash investigation now hinges on contents of the black box
The plane crash investigation now hinges on contents of the black box

These are the stories taking up the front pages today.

Irish Examiner: Forensic science agency 'in crisis mode'; Lack of staffing and facilities means no 'systematic planning'. 

Also: RTE recruiting anti-Water protesters, says Pat Rabbitte. Also: €349,000 watch sells at Cork jeweller. 

Irish Independent: Dole plan for small business owners; USC for self-employed will be cut and tax rebates toward costs of redundancy. 

Also: Henry's decision took us all by surprise, says wife Deirdre. Also: Flight 9525 pilots may have been unconscious before crash. 

Irish Times: Support for FG rebounds after 12-year low; Sinn Fein up and backing for Adams unchanged despite sex abuse scandals. 

Also: Air crash investigators seek clues in voice recorder. Also: Dwyer jury told not to set unrealistic deadline. 

Irish Daily Mail: Don't buy your house now, says top economist; People urged to bide their time in getting on the property ladder. 

Also: Now which Direction for Niall and Co? Also: 'Buy health cover, not cigarettes'. Also: Free guide to Irish habitats. 

Irish Daily Star: Husband quizzed after wife knifed 60 times; Irishman found unconscious in Swiss home. 

Also: Dwyer jury told to take as long as they need. Also: Zayn on why he had to quit One Direction. Also: Clarkson faces cop probe. 

Herald: Bag over head of 'kidnap' girl (13); Teen left terrified after being subject of failed abduction bid. 

Also: Clarkson could face police probe following sacking. Also: Shock and horror for One Direction fans as Zayn walks away. 

Irish Mirror: Clarkson faces cop grilling; Police may launch probe into axed star's attack. 

Also: One Direction Zayn quit shocker. Also: Did plane's windscreen open mid-flight. 

Irish Sun: Zayn quits One Direction; Strain take toll on Malik. 

Also: Clarkson told on your bike. Also: Henry's gone too.