What the papers say - May 1

The fallout from the resignation of Amber Rudd as Home Secretary features on many of the morning papers, along with the Iran nuclear deal and the merger between Sainsbury's and Asda.

The Times leads with Sajid Javid's appointment as Ms Rudd's replacement, as he seeks to "break free" from Theresa May's legacy at the department and "put his own stamp on immigration" after Brexit.

The Daily Telegraph leads on claims from Israel that the nuclear pact with Iran was "based in deception".

The Windrush generation lead the Guardian, with the new Home Secretary pledging to "do right" by immigrants from the Caribbean.

The Financial Times reports on a "feverish tide" of takeover activity, pointing to the proposed merger of Sainsbury's and Asda, and similar deals between T-Mobile and Sprint.

The Metro runs with a picture of Mr Javid and reports that he said he was the right choice to sort out the Windrush scandal.

The i runs with a similar picture, saying the installation of the Bromsgrove MP will signal a "fresh start".

The Independent reports that Mr Javid wants to "distance" himself from the rhetoric of creating a hostile environment for immigration, as referenced by the then Home Secretary Theresa May.

The Daily Mirror says there is "mounting pressure" on Theresa May to quit as Prime Minister over the Windrush scandal.

The Sun carries a story about a barrister being dismissed after allegedly spanking a junior colleague.

The Daily Mail calls the House of Lords the "house of unelected wreckers" and reports that peers succeeded in their latest bid to derail Brexit.

The Daily Express carries stories about a Parkinson's sufferer being beaten up in a care home and a terminal cancer patient waiting 16 hours for a bed, saying the care system is "in crisis".

Meanwhile, the Daily Star reports that comic Peter Kay is happy to have returned to the stage.

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