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Newspaper headlines: 'Rishi Two Snacks' and Russians 'hacked minister'

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image captionThe Guardian said Russian spies accessed the personal email of the former international trade secretary
The alleged Russian hacking of the ex-cabinet minister, Liam Fox, is the top story for The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph.
The Guardian says "Whitehall sources" indicated that there were multiple security breaches from Mr Fox's personal email and suggests it poses serious questions for the MP who is the UK's nominee for a top position at the World Trade Organization.
The Daily Telegraph says the theft of documents from the former trade secretary has prompted a fresh review of government security.
The i newspaper reports that government scientific advisers are suggesting that people who have recently recovered from Covid-19 should be exempt from self-isolation and quarantine rules because they're much less likely to be infectious.
It says the findings could reopen the prospect of "immunity passports".
The Independent's online paper reports on health data which it says reveals the "true toll" of coronavirus on NHS waiting lists.
According to its analysis, in March last year less than 1,200 people across the UK had to wait more that a year for treatment. But by July this year the figure was nearly 20,000 in London alone.
There are many tributes following the death of one of the architects of the peace process in Northern Ireland, John Hume.
Writing for The Spectator, Alex Massie calls him "the first and the greatest of the Irish peacemakers" and says "few men in our lifetimes have served their country with greater distinction".
The Guardian says peacemaking was "often a lonely and perilous path", but the SDLP leader emerged "vindicated and triumphant" to become a revered statesman.
The Telegraph's editorial says he has earned his status "in the pantheon of Irish politics" by his refusal to support the men of violence who sought to achieve their aims with the gun and the bomb.
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image captionFrom civil rights protests in Londonderry to the Good Friday Agreement, John Hume was a great Irish peacemaker
Newspapers in Spain have been reacting to the decision by their former King, Juan Carlos to leave the country, while he is under investigation for corruption.
La Vanguardia says the departure of Juan Carlos, who handed power to his son six years ago, has "shaken the foundations of Spanish politics".
El Mundo says the people will be shocked by his decision to go abroad, and says it the carries an "added symbolic burden" because of painful exiles experienced by him and several of his ancestors.
Its editorial argues that despite his disappointing conduct in the final years of his reign, his contribution to the progress and freedom of the Spanish should not be forgotten.
Many papers carry pictures of crowded cafes and queues outside restaurants, as people took advantage of the chancellor Rishi Sunak's "eat-out-to-help-out" discount.
The Daily Mail caption is "bargain banquet Britain". The Sun describes the "Rishi dishy" meal out as "cheap as chips".
The Daily Telegraph reports that Monday to Wednesday, the days when the 50% discount applies, is now the new weekend.
For the Times, the measure has helped restaurants "turn the tables" and the Daily Mirror also appears to hail it as a successful start with its caption "the proof of the pudding".