In the headlines
“Anger as PM skips sleaze showdown in Commons,” says The Times, after Boris Johnson yesterday visited a hospital in Northumberland instead of attending an emergency debate on MPs’ standards. “Just say sorry for the mess, Prime Minister,” says The Daily Express. More than 11,000 people have caught Covid in hospitals and died after being admitted for other illnesses, says The Daily Telegraph. An injured caver trapped under the Brecon Beacons for two days was clapped and cheered as he was finally rescued. “He’s doing remarkably well when you consider how long he’s been in a cave,” said one of his 250 rescuers.