One item dominates the headlines and the spaces in today’s papers, unsurprisingly. That is of course the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, so here are just he headlines, in case you missed it:

Daily Mail – Express – Guardian – Independent – Telegraph

Home News

Russell Square Attack – suspect charged:

Daily Mail: Teenager, 19, charged with murder of American tourist in Russell Square stabbing

Express: Russell Square stabbing: Man, 19, charged with murder of US tourist

Guardian: Teenager charged with murder over Russell Square stabbings

Independent: Russell Square attack: London student Zakaria Bulhan charged with murder after stabbing that left American woman dead

Telegraph Man charged with Russell Square knife murder

Brexit, “economics” and the EU:

Daily Mail: Savers are hit by even more cuts as the big banks cash in on slashed interest rates and experts warn of a ‘bloodbath

Express: ‘Save us all time!’ Theresa May told to pull Britain out of EU NOW by leading economist

Guardian: Britain owes the EU £21bn, report claims – but is it true?

Independent: Nissan boss issues UK investment warning after Brexit vote

Telegraph: RBS warns Scottish independence would make Brexit upheaval worse

Honours List:

Daily Mail: Chief Rabbi slams peerage for Liberty founder Shami Chakrabarti  in anti-Semitism whitewash storm

Express: Diane Abbott defends Shami Chakrabarti’s peerage but still calls for House of Lords reform

Guardian: Tom Watson criticises Shami Chakrabarti peerage nomination

Independent: Tom Watson says Jeremy Corbyn didn’t tell him about peerage nomination for Shami Chakrarbarti

Telegraph: Strip prime ministers of the right to give honours to their friends, says ex-mandarin who ran honours system under David Cameron

Foreign News:

Daily Mail: Bar inferno sparked by birthday candles on a cake kills 13 and leaves at least six hurt in northern France

Express: Spain holiday terror threat: ISIS fanatic calls on Muslims to target clubs, shops & cafes

Guardian: Migrants break through Italian police barriers to enter France

Independent: French Muslim association proposes tax on halal food to fund mosques and fight radicalisation

Telegraph: Rouen bar fire leaves at least 13 dead in northern France

 

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