According to an exclusive story in The Guardian, the chief of Ofqual threatened to resign unless under-fire Education Secretary Gavin Williamson backed the exams regulator following the A-level results fiasco.
The UK’s growing R number and associated warnings make The Daily Telegraph’s lead story.
The Times’ front-page story says a rift has emerged between Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak over pension reforms.
The Daily Mirror’s front page focuses on the arrest of Manchester United defender Harry Maguire in Greece.
A poll covered on the Daily Mail’s front page says four out of five voters believe the A-level results debacle was mishandled by Boris Johnson.
The Daily Express lead story suggests Tory MPs are blaming the EU for the prospect of a no-deal Brexit.
Shoppers and staycations fuelled an economic boost as lockdown measures were lifted, the Financial Times reports.