Metro says The world’s biggest lottery jackpot is being dished out this afternoon.
The Independent says China shuts down city of 200,000 and tells people to stay home over one Covid case.
The Guardian says Pressed about US testing shortages amid the omicron surge, Biden conceded in an interview that “nothing’s been good enough”.
The Guardian says the police watchdog will not investigate a complaint that officers failed to properly look into an alleged party at Downing Street.
Jacob Rees-Mogg cleared by sleaze probe over £6m in cheap loans The Independent says Tory frontbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg has been cleared of breaking parliamentary rules over £6 million he received in cheap loans. Kathryn Stone, the independent parliamentary commissioner, announced the decision on Wednesday on parliament’s website, saying the full...
The Metro says The jurors in Ghislaine Maxwell’s child sex-trafficking trial opted for a long Christmas break Wednesday.
The Guardian says Barcelona have agreed an initial €55m (£46.7m) deal to sign Ferran Torres from Manchester City, with additional clauses that could take the fee to €65m.
The Independent says Ed Sheeran has announced he plans on quitting major tours in 2022 so he can spend more time with his family.
The Independent says Britney Spears has promised fans that she’s working on a new song following the end of her conservatorship.
The Metro says Nightclubs will be closed in Northern Ireland from 6am on Boxing Day after the nation recorded its highest daily Covid surge.
The Guardian says Wales and Northern Ireland have announced stringent restrictions that will come into force from Boxing Day.
The Independent says Nicola Sturgeon has visited a mass vaccination centre to help as a volunteer, saying staff there are doing “heroic work”.
The Metro says The River Thames is being searched as the investigation into missing Harvey Parker continues.
Thursday’s front pages report on data suggesting that the Omicron variant of coronavirus may be less severe than previous variants.
The Daily Express: MEGHAN MARKLE and Prince Harry have beaten Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, to claim a top accolade.
The Daily Express: BORIS JOHNSON has confirmed his intention to strike an "interim agreement" with the EU to resolve an ongoing Brexit dispute but also insisted he remains ready to deploy the nuclear option if necessary.
The Guardian says Daily cases of Covid-19 have passed 100,000 as the Omicron variant sweeps across the UK, according to government figures.
The Independent says James Franco says he was ‘blind to power dynamics’ and admits having sex with his acting students.
The Sun: CHILLING footage shows a murderer jogging down a street before plunging a garden fork into his victim’s head.
Arab News says the Libyan presidential election scheduled for Dec. 24 was postponed on Wednesday for at least a month, leaving the internationally-backed peace process in chaos.
Aljazeera says Dozens of jade miners who remain missing on Thursday following a landslide in Myanmar’s Kachin State have “very little chance of survival."
The Sun: CORONATION Street star Lucy Fallon seems to have ended her romance with footballer Ryan Ledson — after she appeared on celebrity dating app Raya.
The Los Angeles Times says The Omicron surge has hit California, with new coronavirus cases climbing rapidly and warnings that hospitals could be hit hard by a surge.
The Daily Mirror: The symptoms of the coronavirus are well known and people are advised to watch out for them. However, there may be one strange sign a lot of people have not heard of
VOA says U.S. health officials say 2021 is shaping up to be even deadlier than last year. It seems likely 2021 will surpass last year's record number of deaths by at least 15,000.
The Daily Mirror: On a visit to his old house, the Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary opens up about how his mum Marie did not have enough money for new shoes or electricity - saying: 'It humiliates and haunts for the rest of your life'
BBC News says Arsenal will face Liverpool in the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup, while Chelsea will meet Tottenham.