‘Huge shambles 2’ | The Week UK1 min read
The announcement that the HS2 high-speed rail project will be delayed by two years to cut costs features widely across the front pages. “Huge shambles 2”, says The Mirror, while the i newspaper calls the delay a “significant blow the government’s levelling up commitments”.
The chief inspector of Ofsted has warned the government there are currently “no limits” on what schoolchildren can be taught in sex and relationship classes, said The Telegraph. Amanda Spielman said pupils are being told things that have “no basis in any reputable scientific biological explanation”.
Metro leads on a warning from Rafael Grossi, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, who says that only luck has so far avoided disaster at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station. After a Russian missile knocked out the plant’s power supply for a sixth time, Grossi said: “This cannot go on.”