Newspaper front pages for the 27th of July, 2021



“Three gold medals before breakfast” is how the i covers Team GB’s stirring start to the week in Tokyo.

The Daily Mirror goes with the Olympics, saying Great Britain’s athletes enjoyed a “gold rush” in Tokyo.
Police officers are “punched, kicked, pushed and spat at every day” is the eye-catching lead in the Daily Express, based on comments from a chief constable.
The peak of the third COVID wave may have passed, according to The Times, after COVID cases fell for a sixth day in a row.


The Daily Star reports a park in the Midlands may be the burial site for precious artefacts.
The Guardian leads with diver Tom Daley’s declaration about his sexuality after he won Olympic gold and a warning from ministers about taking care even as COVID cases fall.

The Daily Telegraph devotes its front page to what is being called “Magic Monday” after Team GB landed three Olympic golds and nearly bagged a fourth in Tokyo.
The Metro front page puns on the tears shed by Olympic gold medal-winning diver Tom Daley after his synchronised 10m platform victory with partner Matty Lee. The breakdown of a deal to create “the world’s biggest insurance broker” is the lead in the Financial Times, which has a picture of Team GB gold medallists Matty Lee and Tom Daley.

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