UK & World News

  • 19 August 2014, 6:36

Tuesday's National Newspaper Front Pages

THE PAPERS' TOP STORIES

:: Financial Times

Standard Chartered is in talks to pay up to $300m (£179m) to New York's top banking regulator to settle allegations it failed to identify suspicious transactions.

:: Daily Telegraph

Grandparents who look after their grandchildren could be given parental rights to paid leave and financial support under plans by David Cameron.

:: Daily Mail

"Catastrophic IT failures" mean some 20 million travellers are not fully screened when leaving or entering Britain each year.

:: The Guardian

The Home Office has been ordered to pay £224m in damages over the cancellation of a contract for the troubled border control scheme.

:: Daily Express

A migrant camp in Calais which is home to some 2,000 men, women and children will be torn down.

:: The Times

Nearly half of family doctors admit to prescribing antibiotics "purely to get pushy patients out of their surgeries".

: Daily Mirror

The newspaper reports on comments made by former SAS soldier Chris Ryan, who says UK forces must "wipe out" British jihadist fighters in Iraq.

:: The Independent

The Government's pledge to provide free meals for schoolchildren is leaving schools without funds to improve their classrooms.

:: The Sun

The newspaper reports on British holidaymakers in Magaluf.

:: Daily Star

Celebrity Big Brother provides the lead story.

:: Watch the Press Preview on Sky News every evening at 10.30pm and 11.30pm. Tuesday night's reviewers are Amol Rajan, editor of The Independent, and LBC presenter Julia Hartley-Brewer.

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