Friday's national newspaper front pages

A look at the stories making a splash on the front of Friday's national newspapers.

1/22/2021 9:05:00 AM

Take a look at the stories making a splash on the front of Friday's national newspapers

A look at the stories making a splash on the front of Friday's national newspapers.

Daily Star's front page carries a picture of Education Secretary Gavin Williamson and claims the paper includes a"free sorry for being clueless kit for every politician" after the minister claimed no one would have expected schools to be closed a month ago.

Scots rock band Mogwai score number one album after 25 years Saudi crown prince approved killing of Jamal Khashoggi, US report says Covid: Vaccinating by age not job 'will save the most lives' - Hancock

22:18The Guardianreports that the new £500 scheme is being considered over concerns only 17% of people with symptoms are getting tested for fear of being out of work.22:15TheDaily Mailalso leads on reports that people could be paid £500 if they test positive for the virus, with claims the scheme would cost £450m a week.

22:11The Daily Telegraphreports that the government is planning on paying £500 to anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 and has to self-isolate.21:32Metroleads on figures that show violent assaults on emergency services workers are the most common crimes committed during the pandemic. headtopics.com

21:30President Joe Biden will sign the US up to the World Health Organisation’s COVAX initiative to get poorer countries better access to coronavirus vaccines, reports theFinancial Times21:26You can watch the Press Preview on Sky News every evening at 10.30pm and 11.30pm.

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Prince Harry and Meghan: Duke and Duchess of Sussex expecting second child

The news comes after the duchess revealed in November that she had suffered a miscarriage during the summer.