Pictures of US President Donald Trump feature on the front of many of Monday’s papers, while problems with Test and Trace and other coronavirus developments are among the stories being discussed.
The Times leads with suggestions that criminals are getting more lenient sentences as judges take into account the “harsh regime” in prisons during the pandemic.
The Times 5/10/20 – 2GM – President Trump waves to supporters gathered outside the Walter Reed hospital. He described them as “great patriots. Photo : Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images#tomorrowspaperstoday#thetimes #buyapaper @thetimespic.twitter.com/AHf4uL3JRv
— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) October 4, 2020
The Guardian leads with reports of a three-tier lockdown regime for England which, the paper says, could lead to harsher restrictions including the closure of pubs in some areas.
Guardian front page, Monday 4 October 2020 – Revealed: plan for three-tier lockdown regime in England pic.twitter.com/uisMBmKDT3
— The Guardian (@guardian) October 4, 2020
The Daily Telegraph leads on problems with the Test and Trace service, reporting nearly 16,000 cases were not entered into the national system, a story which the Daily Mail calls a “fiasco”.
The front page of tomorrow's Daily Telegraph:
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) October 4, 2020
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) October 4, 2020
The Financial Times carries an interview with the head of the government’s vaccine task force saying the programme will not include everyone in the UK.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) October 4, 2020
Metro leads with a “hero woman cop” who was attacked while responding to reports of a robbery.
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) October 4, 2020
The i carries a picture of Mr Trump, who has pledged he will be back “soon”.
Donald Trump: I'll be back soon
— i newspaper (@theipaper) October 4, 2020
The Independent reports on a warning to Home Secretary Priti Patel that people smugglers are exploiting migrants.
— Allie Hodgkins-Brown (@AllieHBNews) October 4, 2020
The Daily Mirror carries details of the impact of coronavirus on Cineworld, with the paper saying up to 5,500 staff are at risk.
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) October 4, 2020
The Daily Express carries a statement from Health Secretary Matt Hancock who said Brexit will allow drugs to be approved quicker.
— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) October 4, 2020
And the Daily Star reports on the forecast of bad weather for those taking part in this year’s edition of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!