Family and friends who test negative for COVID will now be able to visit people in care homes, The Times reports.
The Daily Express says Boris Johnson is backing its campaign for people to “buy British” to support businesses in the run-up to Christmas.
“The Queen is aware of the need for caution,” says the Daily Mirror as it reports that the monarch and the Duke of Edinburgh will spend Christmas at Windsor, instead of holding the traditional gathering at Sandringham.
The Daily Star leads with apparent confusion from government ministers over what counts as a “substantial meal” in the new rules for ordering alcohol in Tier 2.
The Daily Mail celebrates the fact that people are allowed to visit relatives in care homes once again – so long as they have tested negative for coronavirus.
The i says the size of the Tory rebellion against new tier rules in England has hit the chance of any future lockdowns.
Urgent preparation is under way for distribution of a coronavirus vaccine by the weekend, with the military ordered to turn about 10 sites into vaccine hubs, The Daily Telegraph reports.
The Guardian says the vote on the new coronavirus tiers saw the prime minister suffer his worst Commons rebellion, as more than 50 Tories voted against the plan.
The Queen is facing a “lonely Christmas” after scrapping the usual family gathering at Sandringham this year, says Metro.
The Financial Times says the collapse of Debenhams “sends tremors” through traditional bricks and mortar retail.