The Times – Hopeless Hancock to be cleared in lying row
Summary of Today's Paper
Hopeless Hancock to be cleared in lying row
The Times suggests that despite the new revelations from Dominic Cummings, health secretary Matt Hancock is set to be exonerated over claims he lied to PM Boris Johnson. The paper also says Dominic Cummings has hinted that the messages are the start of a prolonged campaign to damage the government, saying he has “further evidence” that he will make available to the public.
The Times says senior civil servants in the Home Office received pay rises of up to £20,000 last year even though police officers have been hit with a pay freeze.
The Times says Bethany Shriever won Great Britain’s sixth gold medal of the 2020 Olympics, and Kye Whyte claimed silver, as Great Britain enjoyed a superb morning on the BMX track.
The Times says a billionaire’s son who hosted parties for Sir Elton John and Madonna faces a six-week jail sentence after failing to pay his former wife’s maintenance in a £5.8 million divorce battle.
The Times says now that’s how you do it. Suicide Squad, released in 2016, was an absolute mess of a superhero film that favoured shrieking bombast over competent editing or basic coherence.