The Daily Mail leads with what it calls Jeremy Corbyn’s “snub to the Queen” – after he turned down an invitation to a state banquet for US President Donald Trump.
It says his explanation – that it was wrong to kowtow to a man who has engaged in racist and misogynist rhetoric – is “extraordinary”.
The Daily Telegraph says the Labour leader has been accused of “staggering hypocrisy”, since he has – as the paper puts it – a track record of meeting terrorists and extremists.
The Sun dismisses Mr Corbyn and the Lib Dem leader, Sir Vince Cable – who is also staying away from the dinner – as “political pygmies”.
In the online edition of the Spectator, the magazine’s US editor Freddy Gray, calls the boycott “virtue signalling” that won’t bother the president.
“British politicians, vain creatures that they are”, he says, “often struggle to understand how little they mean to American leaders.”
He says Mr Trump is well-disposed towards Britain but pays even less attention than most, despite his enthusiasm for Brexit.
Cabinet ministers will this weekend be “hauled” before the Huawei leak inquiry, according to Telegraph.
It says the hunt for whoever revealed details of a meeting of the National Security Council is now gathering pace.
The Financial Times says ministers and their advisers could have their phone and email records checked.
The Mail’s columnist Peter Oborne argues there should be a full-scale criminal investigation, involving the security and intelligence services – and the culprit should be sacked and charged.
But the paper’s editorial instead warns that the leak inquiry must not be allowed to hinder press freedom.
It says a witch-hunt is not justified.
It says even firms which are registered with authorities are still failing to carry out proper identity checks.
The paper adds it was able to buy large numbers of painkillers despite uploading random pictures when asked for photo ID.
Doctors tell the paper it is “astounding” and “shocking” that people are being sent e-mails urging them to buy powerful drugs.
The Daily Mail calls the announcement of new talks about Northern Ireland’s devolved government “a breakthrough”, prompted by the fatal shooting of Lyra McKee.
She was killed while observing rioting in Londonderry last week.
The Times says there had been “growing pressure” for progress, while the Daily Mirror says the talks have been “spurred on” by the journalist’s murder.
The Irish Independent is worried the words of Father Martin Magill – the priest who led her funeral – had fallen on deaf ears.
It says the DUP leader Arlene Foster and Mary Lou McDonald of Sinn Fein have both seemed bullish and confrontational despite wanting more talks – and it asks: “When will they be mature enough to realise that compromising and capitulating are not the same thing?”
On its front page, the Daily Express focuses on a young mother suffering cystic fibrosis, who wants to know why she can’t get life-saving drugs on the NHS in England.
The paper carries an open letter from Carlie Pleasant to the Health Secretary Matt Hancock, asking him to visit her to give an explanation. The NHS says it is continuing talks with the drug’s US manufacturer
Finally, the Times reports that Heathrow airport is to make it possible within months for all passengers to board their flight without showing a passport.
It says a £50m system, which will be in place by the summer, will instead use cameras and facial recognition. It suggests the idea is creepy but clever.