The Independent – Truss faces questions over ‘Fizz with Liz’ dinner
According to The Independent, Liz Truss is facing questions over why she didn’t declare thousands of pounds spent on a party with Tory MPs in the run to her bid for Number 10.
Today's Headlines - Summarised
The Independent – PM Fights to keep cabinet in line as splits deepen Summary of the front page The Independent’s front page is dominated by the infighting within the Tory party as Prime Minister Liz Truss struggles to keep her party in line, following an attempted coup, talks of resignations and claims she’ll be out before Christmas. The left-wing paper picks up on grant Shapps’s comments that Truss has 10 days to save her premiership.
Angelina Jolie alleges Brad Pitt ‘choked’ their child and ‘struck another in the face’, in court filing
The Independent says Angelina Jolie has filed a countersuit against her ex-husband Brad Pitt, disclosing new details of alleged abusive behaviour during a 2016 private jet ride.
The Independent says a father-of-two has been shot dead in a “calculated and ruthless execution”, police have said as they released CCTV footage of two suspects.
The Independent says Former prime minister Gordon Brown has warned Liz Truss of a “national uprising” if she fails to uprate benefits in line with inflation, as a fresh Cabinet rift threatened to open up over the matter ahead of her make-or-break Conservative Party conference speech.
The Independent says Russian forces in Kherson are regrouping for a counterattack, amid rapid Ukrainian gains in the region, state-owned news agency RIA reported.
Chess star Hans Niemann accused of cheating by rival has likely done so in more than 100 games, report claims
The Independent says An American chess star who has been accused of cheating by world champion Magnus Carlsen has likely done so in more than 100 games, a report has claimed.