What the papers say – January 6
Victim of Surrey train stabbing is named.
Train stabbing victim Lee Pomeroy appears on several Sunday front pages alongside a variety of lead stories.
The 51-year-old was knifed repeatedly as he travelled into London from Surrey with his 14-year-old son for a day trip.
The Sunday Mirror and the Sunday Express lead with the killing of the “loving and devoted family man”, who would have celebrated his 52nd birthday on Saturday.
In other news, the Sunday Telegraph says Russia is rebuilding its spy network in Britain after it was disrupted in the wake of the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
More than 41,000 obese people needed hip or knee replacement surgery last year, putting a huge burden on the NHS, the Sunday Times reports.
The roll-out of Universal Credit welfare reforms is to be overhauled amid concern over its impact on vulnerable people, The Observer says.
Tomorrow’s front page pic.twitter.com/AR3Oo2n1Q6— The Observer (@ObserverUK) January 5, 2019
The Mail on Sunday leads with an account by a man who discovered he was not the biological father of his three sons 21 years after the first was born.
The Sunday People says pensioner-murdering nurse Colin Norris has set up a food bank at HMP Frankland.