Newspaper review: Olympic security still dominates
The headline in The Independent reads: "Olympic security: now the Army is giving the orders".
The paper says additional army officers have been sent to the headquarters of the private security firm, G4S, to take a bigger role in controlling security.
The Guardian says the slide in the share price of G4S reflected the Olympic-sized blow to its reputation in Britain and around the world.
The paper's sketchwriter, Simon Hoggart, calls it a "hypershambles".
"On your marks" is the Daily Mirror headline about the arrival of the first Olympic contestants in London.
The Guardian sympathises with the athletes who endured a four hour drive around London, taking in Westminster Abbey and Tower Bridge, after an Olympic bus got lost.
The paper is not reassured by the comments of one bus driver, recruited from Liverpool, who declared: "Loads of us have never been to London before. It's great. We're like tourists".
According to the Daily Express "summer will start next week" - just in time for the Olympics.
The Times says new data from the Met Office suggests the meandering jet stream may be heading to its correct position north-west of Britain - taking the soggy weather with it.
The Sun has commissioned a special prayer for summer from Canon David Meara of St Bride's Church in Fleet Street.
"It's got to be worth a go", declares the paper.
There may be no sunshine but the Daily Telegraph warns that sun cream prices are up by as much as 75%.
The cost of titanium dioxide - a key ingredient for filtering out ultra-violet light - is said to have risen sharply on world commodity markets.
The recent wet weather has led to a boom in slugs - The Times reports says a six inch monster was found in a garden in Torquay, Devon.
Don Proctor, who found it in his garden, told the paper: "It's a whopper."
Several papers focus on the census figures, which show the sharpest rise in the population of England and Wales since records began.
The Sun believes the figures show "the full legacy of Labour's disastrous open-door policy on immigration".
The Times calculates that even with 63 million people in the UK, the population density is still only equivalent to four people standing on a rugby pitch.
Finally the Daily Mail warns devotees of Jane Austen they might want to loosen their corsets and have the smelling salts handy because of what has been done to some classic works.
Following the success of the erotic novel, Fifty Shades of Grey, several bawdy versions of literary classics have been released.
The sexed up version of Jane Eyre includes passionate scenes with Mr Rochester while in Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet describes "the delicious scent of Darcy".