Tuesday’s front pages carry the rape trial of Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy and the autumn rollout of a new Covid booster.
The Sun, Metro and the Daily Star all lead with court revelations about the professional footballer who is accused of eight counts of rape, one count of attempted rape and one count of sexual assault, relating to seven women.
Tomorrow's Paper Today 📰
'MAN CITY STAR A SEX PREDATOR'
— Metro (@MetroUK) August 15, 2022
— Daily Star (@dailystar) August 15, 2022
The i reports on the UK becoming the first country in the world to authorise a Covid jab specifically tailored to protect against the Omicron variant, while The Independent has doctors raising “serious concerns” about the rollout due to Government funding cuts.
Tuesday's front page: New Omicron jab to fight autumn Covid wave#TomorrowsPapersToday
— i newspaper (@theipaper) August 15, 2022
— Alastair Jamieson (@alastairjam) August 15, 2022
Tory frontrunner Liz Truss has vowed to fight off Scottish nationalists calling for another independence referendum, the Daily Express writes.
— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) August 15, 2022
Elsewhere, the Daily Mail leads with the recent announcement by Heathrow Airport to extend its daily passenger cap.
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) August 15, 2022
The cost-of-living crisis is making the final days of a dying mother a misery, the Daily Mirror says.
— The Mirror (@DailyMirror) August 15, 2022
The Daily Telegraph reports that the Royal Navy is planning to end its role in charge of tackling Channel migrants.
The front page of tomorrow's Daily Telegraph:
'Royal Navy backs out of migrant patrols'#TomorrowsPapersToday
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) August 15, 2022
China has cut a crucial lending rate in an effort to shore up growth as the world’s second-biggest economy is buffeted by repeated coronavirus lockdowns and a worsening property crisis, the Financial Times writes.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) August 15, 2022
And The Guardian says ministers are planning to reduce redundancy pay for civil servants while cutting 91,000 Whitehall jobs which will set up a “bitter confrontation that unions warned may lead to legal and industrial action”.