In the headlines
Boris Johnson will face yet another Partygate investigation, says the Daily Mirror – a parliamentary inquiry this time – after “dozens” of furious Tory MPs blocked a Downing Street effort to delay the process. The PM says he doesn’t want “this thing to just go on and on and on”. But, says Politico, “on and on it shall go”. Britain will offer India “increased defence co-operation”, says the FT, to break the country’s reliance on Russian weapons. The UK is keen to help India build fighter jets and speed up the process for New Delhi to buy arms from Britain. The two armies will also carry out more joint military exercises. A chihuahua from Florida called TobyKeith has become the world’s oldest dog, says the Daily Star. As he turned 21 years old – 147 in dog years – the aged hound “celebrated with a pedicure”.