Wednesday’s front pages are dominated by the Government’s announcement that coronavirus restrictions will be relaxed for the festive period.
The Daily Mail, The Sun and the i all lead with the news that three households will be able to gather together between December 23 and 27.
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) November 24, 2020
— The Sun (@TheSun) November 24, 2020
— i newspaper (@theipaper) November 24, 2020
The Guardian, Metro and Daily Express report the household Christmas bubbles will not be required to follow any physical social distancing requirements.
Guardian front page, Wednesday 25 November 2020: Three households will be allowed to gather in 'Christmas bubbles' pic.twitter.com/AtT1C357FC
— The Guardian (@guardian) November 24, 2020
— Metro Newspaper UK (@MetroUKNews) November 24, 2020
— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) November 24, 2020
However, The Times says health experts have warned the relaxation of rules will “cost lives”.
— The Times Pictures (@TimesPictures) November 24, 2020
Meanwhile, the Daily Star takes a sideways view of the announcement.
— Daily Star (@dailystar) November 24, 2020
The Daily Telegraph and Daily Mirror juxtapose the Christmas development with Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s looming “New Deal-style” economic package to help get Britons back to work.
The front page of tomorrow's Daily Telegraph:
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) November 24, 2020
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) November 24, 2020
The Financial Times reports the £4.3 billion plan will aim to “shield jobs and livelihoods” from the economic fallout of the pandemic.
— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) November 24, 2020
And elsewhere, The Independent leads with the equalities watchdog’s findings from the Windrush scandal.