Newspaper headlines: Labour's 'radical' nationalisation plans

John McDonnell

Labour's pledge at its annual conference to bring PFI contracts back into the public sector makes the lead in several of Tuesday's newspapers.

The i says the plan is likely to cost the public purse billions, but Labour believes it would release hundreds of schools and hospitals from punitive contracts.

The Guardian says the announcement by shadow chancellor John McDonnell brought standing ovations at the party conference, but alarm from business groups.

The Times says the announcement delighted activists and union leaders, but business chiefs warned that investors would be sent running for the hills.

The Daily Mirror's Kevin Maguire says the vow to roll back a ruinous system crippling the NHS was a big statement of intent, while the Daily Mail dismisses the plan as "fantasy economics".

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Image caption Thousands of North Koreans attended an anti-US rally in Pyongyang on Saturday

The Guardian leads with the escalating war of words between the United States and North Korea after Pyongyang accused President Trump of declaring war on the country.

The White House has rejected the claim as absurd but the Guardian says the latest exchanges have raised tensions significantly, with North Korea threatening to shoot down US bombers in international airspace.

In its main front page story, the Daily Telegraph says it has obtained a video which was secretly captured on a mobile phone by a source who infiltrated a group of so-called IS fighters inside Syria.

The film is said to show a jihadist from Manchester, Raymond Matimba, speaking to three men known to have died in American or British drone strikes.

They include the hostage killer Mohammed Emwazi, who became known as Jihadi John. The paper says the fate of Matimba is unknown and describes him as the most wanted British terrorist on the planet.

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The Guardian reports that a 35-year-old man who has been in a vegetative state for 15 years has shown signs of consciousness after being given a pioneering treatment at a French hospital.

The paper says that the man had been completely unaware of the world around him after receiving head injuries in a car accident.

But when fitted with an implant to stimulate a crucial nerve, he appeared to flicker back into a state of consciousness. He started to track objects with his eyes and could respond to requests by moving his head, the paper reports.

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Image caption Transport for London has denied Uber a new licence to operate

The Times reports that Uber cars are likely to stay on London's roads for more than a year, despite the ban imposed by transport bosses. The paper says an appeal is likely to be strung out over several months - allowing the firm's 40,000 drivers to keep on working.

The Mirror says Uber's "humiliating" apology may signal a way back for the company.

The Sun asks whether London's Mayor Sadiq Khan wants to be remembered for snuffing out a transport revolution loved by millions.

The Daily Telegraph reports that a breakthrough in the treatment of prostate cancer could help thousands of men whose disease was thought to be incurable.

The paper says a highly targeted form of radiotherapy, which shapes radiation beams to tumours, could stop the disease in its tracks. It quotes the Institute for Cancer Research as saying the findings are a great leap forward.

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Image caption Actress Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were photographed sitting together

The main picture on most front pages is of Prince Harry and his girlfriend, Meghan Markle, chatting and smiling at each other during their first public appearance together.

The pair were photographed watching wheelchair tennis at the Invictus Games in Toronto. The Daily Mail says they both attended the opening of the games on Saturday but until now had taken care not to be pictured together.