The debt crisis in Dubai features prominently in many of the newspapers.
Daily Mail says, for many, the only surprise is how long it took for the house of cards to collapse
and calls Dubai a "monument to vanity and greed'.
Guardian says it is sparking fears of a new financial meltdown,
Financial Times reports the fallout is spreading
throughout emerging markets.
Independent agrees there will be far-reaching effects
of "the collapse of an economy that was built on sand".
Daily Mirror tells us about a Conservative party plan to offer tax breaks
to married couples.
It says well-off households would gain the most - to the tune of £380 a year - while the poorest would get just £30.
Independent advises investing in garlic
because prices have rocketed 40-fold on the back of a mistaken belief it can protect against swine flu.
Sun reports that being a football manager is now so stressful, it turns the hair grey
within six years.
Many papers cover plans to give Peers a £3,000 annual pay rise - just for turning up at the House of Lords.
Financial Times claims it is to "sweeten the pill"
of a "tighter expenses regime".
Daily Mail warns unscrupulous members would be able to "clock in and clear off"
without doing a full day as there is no way to monitor their time.
Daily Telegraph says the new system is designed to toughen rules
following previous expenses scandals.
Daily Express says Poole in Dorset has spent £14,000 on a fake Christmas tree,
because a real one was considered too great a risk to public safety.
Under the headline "Elf and Safe Tree", the Sun
also pokes fun at the "traffic cone" installed in the town centre.
Times gives tips on gatecrashing
as it reports on a US couple who talked their way into a White House party.
The paper shows Michaele Salahi smiling broadly as she has her picture taken with Vice President Joe Biden.