An upgrade for Britain’s spy services at the cost of the country’s aid budget and more news from Brussels lead the nation’s front pages.
The Times says the Government will divert billions of pounds from foreign aid to upgrade British intelligence and defence capabilities.
The Times 2/9/20 Children returned to Charles Dickens primary school in Southwark, south London, yesterday. They were split into year-group “bubbles”. Photo : Times photographer Jack Hill. #tomorrowspaperstoday #thetimes #buyapaper @thetimes pic.twitter.com/3AfcVwS3Ew
— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) September 1, 2020
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson was warned of the school exams “fiasco” weeks before it happened, according to The Guardian.
Guardian front page, Wednesday 2 September 2020: Williamson was warned weeks before exams fiasco pic.twitter.com/xJF1DJPlGo
— The Guardian (@guardian) September 1, 2020
The Daily Express splashes with upbeat news about the economy in the form of an upswing in home loans, but The Daily Telegraph paints a gloomier picture, saying a record number of young people are on benefits.
The front page of tomorrow's Daily Telegraph:
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) September 1, 2020
The Independent turns its attention back to Brexit and the Prime Minister’s warning the UK is heading for a no-deal outcome.
— Tomorrow's Papers Today (@TmorrowsPapers) September 1, 2020
Metro and the Daily Mail lead on the return of people to schools and offices.
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) September 1, 2020
Germany’s parliament will hold a full inquiry into the collapse of payments group Wirecloud, the Financial Times reports.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) September 1, 2020
The Daily Mirror leads with a Strictly Come Dancing story, saying the show will have its first same-sex couple.
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) September 1, 2020
And the Daily Star reports on a celebrity-led boom in the number of naturists in Britain.