Thursday, 23 July 2009

Thursday's papers

Spending cuts are the lead for both the Guardian and the Telegraph.

The former reporting that

Funding of some of the most prestigious cultural grand projects in Britain is in jeopardy because a £100m black hole has been discovered in the budgets of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Whitehall sources disclosed

Meanwhile the Telegraph reports that according to Treasury figures,education spending will be cut next year for the first time in more than two decades,adding that

The disclosure is in statistics that detail the true scale of the Government’s budget reductions for the first time.

Meanwhile the Independent reveals that

The Government was facing a growing credibility gap over green jobs last night as environmental campaigners and trade unionists united to fight the closure of Britain's sole major wind turbine plant.

According to the Mail

British schoolchildren with swine flu were treated like 'dangerous criminals' before being kicked out of France.
adding that

The 14-year-olds and their teachers were forced to wear surgical masks and shoes while being treated by medics in anti-contamination suits.
They were sworn at by local people and told to 'go home to your disease-ridden country'.

Finally the Times reports on its front page that

The Church of England is unveiling a two-in-one wedding and baptism liturgy today as it seeks to make peace with families “living in sin”.

The aim says the paper

is to encourage cohabiting parents to marry as the Church tries to become more relevant to the way people live their lives,

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