The union for university staff and academics calls for in-person teaching to stop until the test and trace system is “fixed” and the spread of coronavirus is brought under control. That’s the lead story in The Guardian.
‘Ministers’ plan to save Christmas at all costs’ is the main headline on The Daily Telegraph, which reports that mass testing, vaccine roll out and a break from the ‘rule of six’ are all being considered.
The shooting of police officer Matt Ratana dominates the front of the Daily Express, which again highlights that the suspect was on terror watch. He had been arrested on a drug offence and possession of ammunition.
The Daily Mail also leads with the shooting of police officer Matt Ratana, reporting that police face serious questions over the death of the custody sergeant who was shot by a suspect known to counter-terrorism officers.
The Times is yet another newspaper to splash with the story about 54-year-old Matt Ratana, the London policer officer shot and killed in the line of duty by a handcuffed suspect who was armed with a revolver.