The papers report that Conservative Party members have put Boris Johnson in the lead to take over from Theresa May, according to a poll which suggests his Brexit gamble has paid off.

Elsewhere, Ryanair has been ordered by regulators to offer hundreds of thousands of customers with cancelled flights alternatives with other airlines by the end of today.

The largest supplier of chicken to UK supermarkets has been tampering with food safety records in moves that could dupe consumers into buying meat past its use-by date, says The Guardian.

The Times

WOOD FIRES FACE BAN IN POLLUTION CRACKDOWN

Wood burning is set to be banned in some urban areas to reduce air pollution under proposed restrictions that would be the strongest in Europe.

JOHNSON TOPS POLL OF TORY FAITHFUL AS FAVOURITE TO SUCCEED MAY

Conservative Party members have put Boris Johnson in the lead to take over from Theresa May, according to a poll which suggests his Brexit gamble has paid off.

WEARING ONLY HER SMILE... LEONARDO'S LOST MONA LISA

The story of the topless Mona Lisa is almost as enigmatic as her smile. According to his contemporaries, Leonardo da Vinci produced a nude version of his masterpiece that vanished two years after his death in 1519.

The Guardian

REVEALED: HOW THE USE-BY DATES ON SUPERMARKET CHICKEN ARE FIDDLED

The largest supplier of chicken to UK supermarkets has been tampering with food safety records in moves that could dupe consumers into buying meat past its use-by date.

DOZENS HELD IN LGBT CRACKDOWN IN AZERBAIJAN

Authorities in Azerbaijan's capital, Baku, have begun a vicious crackdown on the city's LGBT community, according to activists in the country.

WAR WITH NORTH KOREA 'A REAL POSSIBILITY'

A war with North Korea is now a "real possibility" and hundreds of thousands of people are likely to be killed or injured, a defence thinktank has warned.

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The Sun

SICK STOKES POKES FUN AT KATIE'S DISABLED LAD HARVEY

Brawling cricket ace Ben Stokes has sparked new outrage after videos emerged of him drunkenly mocking Katie Price's disabled son Harvey.

AWAY EU GO

EU leaders plan to agree to Britain's request for a two-year transition phase during Brexit after relations began to thaw this week.

WHAT THE F'S THAT? ANNOUNCER WHO CAN'T SAY "TH"

A Beeb announcer has fallen foul of snooty viewers by pronouncing "th" in words as an "f".The Telegraph

UNIVERSAL CREDIT THROWN INTO CHAOS: TORY REBELS CALL FOR HALT TO WELFARE OVERHAUL TO PREVENT IT BECOMING ANOTHER POLL TAX

The Government's welfare reforms were thrown into jeopardy last night after 12 Conservative MPs wrote a private letter to the Work and Pensions Secretary demanding a pause in the roll-out of Universal Credit.

RYANAIR TOLD TO FIND PASSENGERS NEW FLIGHTS

Ryanair has been ordered by regulators to offer hundreds of thousands of customers with cancelled flights alternatives with other airlines by the end of today.

NHS BEDS HALVED IN 30 YEARS

The number of NHS beds has fallen by half in 30 years, while plans for further cutbacks are "unrealistic" and should be stopped, a study today warns.

The Mirror

MADDIE COPS GIVEN ONE LAST CHANCE

Police have been given another six months to hunt for Madeleine McCann.

STOP PLAYING HUMAN POKER

Workers' leaders have teamed up with business chiefs to blast the "intolerable" uncertainty faced by 3.2 million EU nationals in the UK.

TORIES FEAR JEZ 'DANGER'

Tory MPs have been warned Jeremy Corbyn will become PM unless they unite at their conference.

Daily Mail

VICTIMS OF BREAST CANCER NEGLECT

Thousands of women are dying unnecessarily of breast cancer because of a 'dereliction of duty' by ministers, a damning report reveals today.

WE MUST SELL CAPITALISM TO UNDER-40S, SAYS THERESA

The Tories must do more to resell the benefits of capitalism to under-40s, Theresa May said.

CHICKEN HYGIENE SHAME

Dangerous food safety failures have been exposed by an undercover investigation at the country's biggest supplier of chicken to supermarkets.

The Financial Times

MAY BACKS UBER AND FREE MARKET IN ROBUST DEFENCE OF PRIVATE SECTOR

Theresa May mounted a staunch defence of the private sector yesterday when she hailed the free market "the greatest agent of collective human progress ever created" and branded the decision to ban Uber's London licence as "disproportionate".

CATALONIA REFERENDUM PUTS REGIONAL POLICE AT CENTRE OF POLITICAL TUG OF WAR

Catalonia's regional police will not enforce the orders of the Spanish courts to prevent voting in Sunday's independence referendum if it means inflaming local tensions, according to the Catalan interior minister.

GLOBAL VALUE OF BUYOUT DEALS HITS POST-CRISIS HIGH

The private equity industry has reason to celebrate after global deal values soared nearly 25 per cent to 212 bn US dollars in the first nine months of the year - hitting a post-financial crisis high.

Express

NEW HOPE IN MADDIE HUNT

The parents of Madeleine McCann yesterday received a massive boost in the hunt for their daughter.

RYANAIR LEGAL THREAT OVER FLIGHTS CUT FARCE

Ryanair was threatened with legal action yesterday after it was accused by the UK's aviation regulator of breaking the law over its flight cancellations.

POPCORN PRINCE: BROODY HARRY SHOWS HIS FUN SIDE AS TOT DIPS INTO HIS SNACK

For Prince Harry it was a chance to show off his potential parenting skills.

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