UK & World News
Friday's National Newspaper Front Pages
THE PAPERS' TOP STORIES
:: The Daily Express
Leads with the weather, and claims Britain could suffer a month-long heatwave.
:: The Independent†
The conflict in the Middle East and the Israeli strike on a UN-run school that killed 15 people make the front page of the Independent.
:: The Daily Star
The latest goings-on in the Big Brother house are on the front page of the Daily Star.
:: The Daily Telegraph, The Times
Both papers†lead with news that Britain's economy is growing faster than those of every other major developed country, the International Monetary Fund has judged.
:: The Guardian
The Health Secretary is to intervene after a Guardian investigation into the poultry-processing industry revealed strict hygiene standards can be disregarded in practice.
:: The Daily Mail
The Daily Mail claims that Defence Secretary Michael Fallon blocked an attempt to make the Red Arrows trail blue and white coloured smoke over the Commonwealth Games.
:: The Financial Times
The FT claims that the era of "easy money" is at an end, following a drop in returns on financial bonds.
::†The Daily Mirror
Vladimir Putin's daughter has left her home in the Netherlands following the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
:: Watch the Press Preview on Sky News every evening at 10.30pm and 11.30pm. Reviewing Saturday's papers will be former broadcasting regulator Stewart Purvis and author and playwright Bonnie Greer.