Today’s news summary – Paper Talk

Monday's front pages are dominated by the latest developments surrounding the Omicron coronavirus variant.

Today’s news summary – Paper Talk

Monday’s front pages are dominated by the latest developments surrounding the Omicron coronavirus variant. 

Vaccine makers and scientists are confident the Omicron variant can be combatted, the Daily Express reports, as ministers scramble to try and save Christmas. 

Ministers are fighting to save Christmas after a third case of the Omicron variant was detected in the UK, according to the Daily Mirror

The UK vaccine booster scheme could be widened to combat the Omicron variant, The Guardian reports. 

The Metro says the government has urged people to mask-up to help protect against COVID, amid fears the Omicron variant could end up spreading in the UK.

‘It’s going to be a great Christmas,’ Sajid Javid predicts – despite the return of mask-wearing and PCR tests for travellers. The public has been reassured there is no need to change plans for Christmas, The Independent reports. 

In other news, Prince Charles has reportedly drafted in lawyers over allegations made in a new book that he is the royal racist referenced by Harry and Meghan in their Oprah interview, the Sun says.

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