Newspaper headlines: Burglar inquest and Williamson sacking fallout

Defence secretary Gavin Williamson
Image caption Gavin Williamson continues to receive plenty of coverage

The results of the local elections started coming in too late for the front pages but in online coverage both the Guardian and the Telegraph agree that Brexit anger is dominating the results so far - with the Conservatives and Labour being punished.

The Daily Mirror believes the opposition has not made the strides it would expect to see at this stage in the electoral cycle.

The Daily Telegraph thinks Labour is struggling because of confusion over its Brexit stance.

Uncomfortable reading

Elsewhere, the sacking of the former Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson continues to receive plenty of coverage.

And it does not make comfortable reading for Theresa May.

"PM warned she faces new enemy within" says the i. Its editor, Oliver Duff, says "it isn't a question of whether Mr Williamson will seek revenge, but when" and that as the former Chief Whip, he "knows where the bodies are buried".

According to the Times, Tory MPs are angry the dismissal saddled them with "disastrous headlines" on local election day.

The Sun wants to see the evidence that Mr Williamson was behind the National Security Council leak, saying there is a "rancid smell" about the sacking which will not go away.

Place in history

The proposals by the government's climate advisers to tackle global warming receive the strong backing of the Financial Times.

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It says that although moving to net-zero emissions by 2050 would require sustained focus, it is by no means unworkable. Its editorial concludes the measures would give "an opportunity for a rudderless government to write a place in history".

The Guardian believes there will have to be political as well as technological change - because tackling global warming requires long-term thinking.

Christians are by far the most persecuted religious group and are enduring what amounts to genocide, according to the Daily Mail.

It has been examining the findings of a Foreign Office backed study written by the Bishop of Truro.

He concludes Christians are harassed in more countries than any other religious group, and especially in the Middle East and North Africa.

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The Washington Post says there's "all-out war" between the White House and Congress because of the behaviour of Donald Trump's attorney general.

William Barr has been accused of giving misleading evidence when he presented the findings of the report into Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election.

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Image caption The US attorney general has been accused of giving misleading evidence

The New York Times says senior Democrats have described Mr Barr as a "lap dog" for the president and his stance has left them "fuming". Republicans reject the Democrats claims.

The Politico website thinks Mr Trump's opponents are throwing all their pent-up fury at the Attorney General because they're unwilling to impeach the President.

Call in the cats

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Finally, Sir Lindsey Hoyle, the Commons deputy speaker, tells the Times he has the answer to one of Parliament's many problems.

The crumbling Palace of Westminster has become badly infested with mice - and he wants to call in the cats.

"If they're good enough for Downing Street, they're good enough for us," he says, adding they might have a "calming influence" on those that work there too.