UK Newspaper Covers: 18 August 2022

UK Newspaper Covers: 18 August 2022

The Times

Tens of thousands of teenagers are expected to miss out on their first-choice university as the most disrupted school leavers since the Second World War receive their exam results, according to The Times.

Daily Mirror

Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo has been cautioned by police after angrily smashing an autistic boy’s phone to the ground, the Daily Mirror reports.

Daily Express

Homeowners face another “shock interest rate increase” to try to halt inflation during the “deepest cost of living crisis for 40 years”, says the Daily Express.

Daily Mail

Anger has been mounting over the “tide of violent crime on Britain’s streets” after an 87-year-old grandfather was stabbed to death on his mobility scooter, the Daily Mail reports.

The Sun

“Crisis club” Manchester United is being targeted for a dramatic takeover by one of Britain’s richest men, according to The Sun.

The Guardian

Two-thirds of all UK households will be trapped in fuel poverty by January as planned government support leaves even middle-income homes struggling to pay their bills, The Guardian writes.

The Daily Telegraph

Britain is suffering the worst inflation crisis of any G7 country after prices surged at their fastest rate in 40 years, The Daily Telegraph reports.


Police have released an image of a “bloodied” suspect they are hunting for after an elderly man was stabbed to death while riding a mobility scooter, the Metro reports.

Daily Star

“Wannabe PM” Liz Truss remained “tight-lipped” about the 13 weeks of holiday MPs are entitled to when she said workers don’t “graft” enough, the Daily Star reports.

The Financial Times

The Financial Times leads with news that the UK’s inflation rate, the highest among G7 nations, entered double-digit territory in July for the first time in more than 40 years on the back of soaring global food and energy costs.


The UK’s inflation rate has reached its highest level since 1982 after hitting 10.1%, the i reports.


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