The front pages carry calls for an explanation from Moscow after Germany concluded Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned with Novichok – the same nerve agent used in Salisbury.
The Kremlin has been accused of poisoning Vladimir Putin’s leading critic, according to the i, The Guardian and The Independent.
Guardian front page, Thursday 3 September 2020: Pressure on Putin as Germans say rival was poisoned with novichok pic.twitter.com/9iUrBjDFRL— The Guardian (@guardian) September 2, 2020
The Home Office has been “exposed over failings” after a record number of migrants crossed the Channel on Wednesday, says The Times.
The Times 3/9/20Â Â The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are going to make shows for Netflix and may appear in some of them. Photo :Â Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images. #tomorrowspaperstoday #thetimesÂ #buyapaperÂ @thetimes pic.twitter.com/ZWvTSd4RVt— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) September 2, 2020
The Financial Times says Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak have warned of a “tough economic outlook and rising taxes” in the months ahead.
Metro reports Ofqual has blamed the Education Secretary for the “flawed decision” that led to the exams fiasco
Ministers are divided over the Government’s plan to get people back into offices, reports The Daily Telegraph, while the Daily Mail says there has been a “house price boom” as buyers seek a change of space during the pandemic.
The Daily Express says the BBC’s U-turn over music played during the Last Night Of The Proms shows “Britannia Rules”, a line repeated by the Daily Star as it dismisses “bedwetters”.
Gary Lineker shares with the Daily Mirror that a refugee is coming to live with him “at his mansion”.