Boris Johnson is backing a new generation of nuclear reactors, which he sees as essential to the government achieving its 2050 net zero targets, according to The Sunday Times.
The prime minister is ordering “emergency measures” to fix food and petrol shortages, reports the Daily Express.
“We all knew this was going to happen when ministers said there was no need to panic” – the Daily Star blames the government for panic buying seen at petrol stations on Friday.
Foreign lorry drivers will be allowed back into Britain in an “extraordinary Brexit U-turn”, The Guardian says, reporting on the shortage of drivers that has seen some petrol stations forced to close.
The Daily Telegraph reports that the government is expected to bring in military driving examiners so more HGV licence tests can be conducted as a driver shortage hits petrol deliveries.
The Daily Mail reports on panic buying at petrol stations, despite pleas from government and suppliers to “carry on as normal”.
Ten days to save Christmas, the Daily Mirror says, warning of a “winter of discontent” as a lorry driver shortage hits shops and petrol stations.
The prime minister is authorising a temporary visa scheme in an effort to fill a shortage of truck drivers, reports the Financial Times.
The Daily Express repeats the warning for shoppers not to panic buy in supermarkets.
Sabina Nessa was killed just yards from her flat on her way to a date, reports the Daily Mirror.
Now we’re running on empty – that’s the headline on the front of the Daily Mail, which says there are “fears of petrol shortages”.
BP is cutting deliveries to 90% of its petrol stations due to a shortage of lorry drivers, according to The Daily Telegraph.
The Daily Star says that there is good money available for those happy to pick cabbages.
The Guardian leads with increasing pressure on the government as a shortage of lorry drivers leads to problems delivering fuel.
The i reports that the shortage of HGV drivers is affecting fuel deliveries across the UK. You can
A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of teacher Sabina Nessa – that’s on the front of Metro. You can
The Financial Times reports that the Bank Of England is predicting inflation will top 4% next year.
The Daily Mirror’s take that UK household are being hit with energy bill rises as they are shifted on to high tariffs by big firms mopping up customers from bust suppliers.
The Daily Star gives us its take on the M25 climate protesters.
Campaigners are calling on the prime minister to take emergency action to protect the elderly from spiralling energy bills this winter, the Daily Express writes.
The Times says another 800,000 households face higher energy bills within weeks after two more companies collapsed amid warnings that prices may not return to normal until 2023.
The Daily Telegraph claims Boris Johnson and Joe Biden privately expressed astonishment at France’s heated reaction to the AUKUS pact, as the prime minister urged Emmanuel Macron to “get a grip”.
The i says up to seven million households get their gas from energy firms that are most vulnerable to collapsing.
Ministers have admitted they are considering a windfall tax on companies profiting from record gas prices, The Guardian claims.