Paper review Exambassador attacks Trump, and policing with drones

Newspaper headlines: Ex-ambassador attacks Trump and policing with drones

Image caption The Daily Mirror dedicates its front page to the famine crisis in Africa as it launches a campaign to help victims of Somalia"s drought. It tells its readers they can "help end this" by supporting the campaign.
Image caption Theresa May is trying to prove she does not want to turn her back on the EU by negotiating a defence partnership with Germany post-Brexit, according to the Financial Times. The Ministry of Defence told the paper that it was working with the country on a "joint vision statement on future co-operation".
Image caption A former British ambassador in Washington has criticised Donald Trump over accusations that the UK was involved in tapping his phones ahead of the US election. Writing in the Guardian, Sir Peter Westmacott accuses the White House of "peddling falsehoods" about GCHQ and says it is a "dangerous game". He demands an apology from the president.
Image caption The Times leads with a crackdown by Theresa May on bosses who exploit self-employed workers. The paper says a review commissioned by the prime minister is expected to conclude that a growing number of companies are abusing the law by taking on self-employed people to carry out jobs previously held by salaried employees.
Image caption "Labour"s admission of failure" is the headline of the i, as the paper interviews shadow chancellor John McDonnell. The MP admits the party has to convince voters about Labour"s economic plans, especially as some Conservatives are touting the idea of a snap general election.
Image caption The Daily Telegraph reports that a senior BBC executive is calling for his channels to get "top billing" in TV guides to curb the "real threat" posed by Sky, Amazon and Netflix. Writing in the paper, James Purnell, director of radio and education at the BBC, says: "This isn"t about forcing people to watch public service programmes... it is about making sure you can find them easily." The issue will be debated by the House of Lords on Monday.
Image caption Police are looking at adopting full-time drone forces to chase criminals and hunt for missing people, according to the Daily Mail. The paper says 24-hour drone units could be used to make up for falling officer numbers. Devon and Cornwall Police are already advertising for a drone manager for its new dedicated division, whilst forces in Sussex and Surrey are considering the same move.
Image caption The Daily Express claims that Chancellor Philip Hammond will target pensions to fill the "black hole" in the budget after his dramatic U-turn on national insurance increases last week. The paper understands that the Treasury is considering cuts to pension tax relief, which former Pensions Minister Baroness Altmann says will cause a voter backlash.
Image caption Former Top Gear star Richard Hammond has been knocked out whilst filming The Grand Tour, says the front of the Sun. The paper reports that the 47-year-old hit his head coming off a motorbike whilst filming in Africa.
Image caption The Daily Star leads on "mystery" black marks under EastEnders" actor Danny Dyer"s eye. The paper reports that fans spotted a "dark mark lurking beneath his shades" when he was filling up his car at a petrol station over the weekend.

A scathing attack on Donald Trump by the man who was the British ambassador in Washington until last year makes the lead for the Guardian.

Sir Peter Westmacott accuses the president of "peddling falsehoods" after his press secretary Sean Spicer claimed the British intelligence agency, GCHQ, had tapped Mr Trump"s phone.

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