Anger over the role of the PM’s former top adviser, Dominic Cummings, in the award of a lucrative coronavirus contract leads the Guardian. The paper reports High Court documents as claiming Mr Cummings was “instrumental” in the process of awarding a contract for opinion polling to a firm run by his “friends”. Mr Cummings denies bringing in the company because it was run by people he knew. “I would never do such a thing,” he says in a witness statement.
Carbon dioxide emissions are set to jump by the second largest amount in history this year as the economy tries to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, reports The Guardian.The paper also splashes on the European Super League.