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PM's food plea interests papers


A government report on food, coupled with Gordon Brown's appeal to families not to throw away so much, is the lead for many of Monday's papers.

"Stop wasting so much food," is the headline in the Daily Mail, describing what it says are the prime minister's household management tips.

The Guardian says saving food will become as important as saving energy.

Meanwhile, the Independent claims supermarkets will be told to drop "three for two" deals on food.

'No way back'

The Daily Telegraph reports that some Labour MPs are saying there would be "no way back" for Gordon Brown if Labour loses this month's Glasgow East by-election.

One of the government's safest seats has turned into a possible disaster area, the paper continues.

According to the Independent, a senior government member warns of moves to replace Mr Brown in September if Labour remains in the opinion poll doldrums.

The Times talks of a "disastrous" start to Labour's Glasgow campaign.

Holidays on hold

A growing number of executives in Britain are scrapping their summer holidays, the Guardian reports.

A survey by the Chartered Management Institute shows one in four are not using their full entitlement as the credit crunch takes its toll.

It seems that fears of redundancy, financial constraints and work overload are the main reasons.

It found 23% were using holiday time to develop skills designed to make them "recession-proof".

Day of champions

Images of Rafael Nadal's triumph at Wimbledon and Lewis Hamilton's victory in the British Grand Prix compete for space on the front pages.

It was, the Daily Express says, a day of sporting drama that gripped millions.

In the Sun, Hamilton's Formula One triumph and Laura Robson's girl's singles win at Wimbledon "lifted the gloom of the credit crunch".

"Rafa is King of the Courts," declares the Daily Mirror, hailing what it calls the greatest Wimbledon final.

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