What the papers say – August 18

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hursday’s papers give attention to inflation and the deadly stabbing of an 87-year-old grandfather on his mobility scooter.

The Each day Telegraph and Monetary Instances report Britain is struggling the worst inflation disaster of any G7 nation after shopper costs surged to 10.1% within the 12 months to July – the largest leap since 1982.

The i and Each day Specific add that the cost-of-living disaster is predicted to deepen with economists warning rates of interest may rise to 4% by January.

Staying on the cost-of-living disaster, The Guardian splashes with a brand new research which discovered 45 million individuals will likely be plunged into gasoline poverty this winter.

The Each day Star reacts to feedback made by Tory contender Liz Truss in a leaked audio recording from 2017 by which she stated British staff want to provide “extra graft” by calling it “hypocrisy”, noting that the “wannabe PM… stays tight-lipped concerning the 13 weeks’ vacation” MPs are entitled to.

Elsewhere, Metro and Each day Mail lead with the stabbing demise of pensioner and charity fundraiser Thomas O’Halloran, 87, on his mobility scooter in west London.

The Instances stories tens of hundreds of youngsters are anticipated to overlook out on their first-choice college because the “most disrupted college leavers because the Second World Battle” obtain their examination outcomes on Thursday.

“Britain’s richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe – price £15 billion – desires to purchase Man Utd,” The Solar writes.

Staying at Outdated Trafford, the place the Each day Mirror says striker Cristiano Ronaldo has been cautioned by police after “angrily smashing an autistic boy’s telephone to the ground”.


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