Today’s news summary – Paper Talk
Monday’s front pages are dominated by the prime minister’s televised address, warning about rising cases of the Omicron Covid variant. The front splashes include images of Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen, following the controversial conclusion of the Formula One season.
The Guardian leads with Boris Johnson’s “gamble” on one million booster jabs a day to tackle the Omicron variant.
Metro reports on a record 530,086 boosters being given in one day amid concerns about the Omicron variant.
The Daily Telegraph says the extension of the vaccine programme is aimed at avoiding a New Year lockdown.
The Daily Mirror echoes Boris Johnson, who has urged all adults to get a COVID booster jab amid fears the Omicron variant will lead to “many deaths”.
The Independent front page leads with Boris Johnson’s plans to deliver one million booster jabs a day to battle the Omicron ‘tidal wave’.