In the headlines
Westminster remains on tenterhooks over the imminent publication of Sue Gray’s “Partygate” report, which is understood to have been completed but not yet handed to Downing Street. We’ve “lost all sense of proportion”, says the Mail. As Vladimir Putin taunts the West with “terrifying military displays”, we’re fussing over whether Boris Johnson’s birthday cake broke Covid rules. As many as two thirds of people in England recently infected with omicron say they’d already had the virus before, according to a study by Imperial College. A wayward rocket launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX is on a “collision course with the moon”, says the Guardian. The four-tonne lump of “space junk”, which ran out of fuel after ferrying a satellite out of Earth’s atmosphere, will smash into the lunar surface on 4 March.