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What the papers say – August 11

Increasing tensions over the reopening of schools and problems with A-level results feature prominently on the nation s papers on Tuesday.The Times leads with a story countering claims it would be entirely safe to reopen schools, saying older pupils can spread the coronavirus like adults can.Older pupils spread virus like The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) August 10, 2020The i follows a similar theme, splashing with a survey showing two-thirds of families are worried about sending their children back to school next month.Tuesday s front page: Scared of school: poll reveals fears of i newspaper (@theipaper) August 10, 2020The Independent carries pleas for universities to hold places open for students amid expected delays in A-level results.INDEPENDENT DIGITAL: Don t put pupils lives on hold, government pleads Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) August 10, 2020And The Guardian says ministers are under pressure over the botched handling of A-Level results in England.Guardian front page, Tuesday 11 August 2020: Ministers face mounting anger over A-level results injustice The Guardian (@guardian) August 10, 2020The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail say people who fail to answer phone calls from test and trace teams will be door-knocked.The front page of the Daily Telegraph tomorrow: Contact tracers to knock on doors The Telegraph (@Telegraph) August 10, 2020Tuesday s Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) August 10, 2020The Daily Mirror s front page attacks some responsible for the system, calling for track and trace failures to be sacked.Tomorrow s front page: Sack track trace failures #tomorrowspaperstoday Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) August 10, 2020And mobs who are against wearing masks have been mocking shoppers who do, according to Metro.METRO: Anti mask mob mock shoppers Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) August 10, 2020Meanwhile, the Daily Express reports eight out of 10 retired homeowners are being frozen out of attaining mortgages.Tomorrow s #frontpage Over-55s Frozen Out of Home Loans Daily Express (@Daily_Express) August 10, 2020Beijing has struck back against Washington s latest moves in their long-running feud by placing sanctions on US senators, the Financial Times reports.Just published: front page of the Financial Times UK edition Tuesday August 11 Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) August 10, 2020And the Daily Star leads with a story about Rod Hull and Emu.Tomorrow s #frontpage BIG BIRD ON LOOSE: Road Hell and Daily Star (@dailystar) August 10, 2020(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[ GoogleAnalyticsObject ]=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document, script , // , ga ); ga( create , UA-72310761-1 , auto , { name : pacontentapi }); ga( pacontentapi.set , referrer , location.origin); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension1 , By PA ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension2 , d206a713-5128-490c-aad4-7e69330da104 ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension3 , paservice:news,paservice:news:uk ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension6 , story-enriched ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension7 , composite ); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension8 , null); ga( pacontentapi.set , dimension9 , null); ga( pacontentapi.set , anonymizeIp , true); ga( pacontentapi.send , pageview , { location : location.href, page : (location.pathname + + location.hash), title : What the papers say u2013 August 11 });

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