Friday, 14 October 2011

Friday's papers

The new look Independent leads with Hacking shame.

The paper reports that Senior Surrey Police detectives were given evidence in 2002 that News of the World had access to illegally obtained messages from Milly Dowler's phone,but did nothing about it.

Both the Telegraph and the Times have more revelations about the Defence secretary.

The former reports that Dr Fox and his unofficial “adviser” Adam Werritty attended $500-a-head dinner in Washington with senior defence industry figures last year which has not been declared by the Ministry of Defence.

Meanwhile the Times reveals that a corporate intelligence company with a close interest in Sri Lanka, a property investor who lobbies for Israel and a venture capitalist keen on strong ties with Washington helped to fund the jet-set lifestyle of Liam Fox’s close friend,

The Guardian leads with the situation in Libya as it says the last remnents of fighting are taking place around the Sirte stronghold with pro-Gaddafi troops stranded as rebels prepare to declare total victory

The Mail returns to the topic of pensions as it says that the state pension age is to rise to 67 for both men and women many years earlier than planned,possibly as soon as 2025.

The Express tells us that workers are being fire because they are British.Conservative MP Henry Smith stunned the Commons when he claimed UK-based cleaning company Jani-King fired two of his female constituents simply because they were from Britain.

Rooney's three Lie In's is the Sun's headline as it leads with the news that the England striker will be sitting out all the teams group games in next year's Euro championships

The Mirror spots Tory cabinet minister Oliver Letwin who has been caught dumping secret papers in park waste bins.

The paper says that The PM's blundering policy adviser was seen on five separate days throwing away sensitive correspondence on terrorism, national security and constituents' private details.

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