Hopes for a clinical solution to the pandemic and a public sector pay freeze dominate the front pages.
The Sun reports up to one million Britons each day will be vaccinated against coronavirus as it says Pfizer “is expecting approval within days”.
— The Sun (@TheSun) November 19, 2020
The i says there is hope for a vaccine in the UK “within fortnight” and the Daily Star claims a third new Covid vaccine has proven “especially effective on the over 65s”.
— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) November 19, 2020
— Daily Star (@dailystar) November 19, 2020
The Prime Minister is “battling” scientific experts to “save Christmas” as it emerged more than 40 mass vaccination centres will be opened across England, according to the Daily Express.
— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) November 19, 2020
Meanwhile, the Daily Mirror reports the Government faces court action over the deaths of 20,000 care home residents from Covid-19.
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) November 19, 2020
The Daily Mail says millions of public sector workers “face a pay squeeze to help pay for the pandemic”, in a story also covered by The Guardian.
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) November 19, 2020
Guardian front page, Friday 20 November 2020: New spending row as Sunak puts squeeze on public sector salaries pic.twitter.com/xgBYlszEp7
— The Guardian (@guardian) November 19, 2020
A leaked report has found Home Secretary Priti Patel guilty of bullying staff and breaching the ministerial code, according to TheTimes.
— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) November 19, 2020
The Financial Times says the “Brexit deadline tightens” as the pandemic forces negotiations to a virtual format.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) November 19, 2020
There will be fewer boots on the ground in the “new world of battle”, the Defence Secretary is quoted as saying on the front of The Daily Telegraph.
The front page of tomorrow's Daily Telegraph:
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) November 19, 2020
The Great Ormond Street Hospital has been accused of a “concerted effort” to hide the errors that led to the death of a toddler, The Independent reports.
— Thair Shaikh (@ThairShaikh) November 19, 2020
And Metro says price comparison website CompareTheMarket has been fined millions of pounds for making home insurance premiums artificially high.