Newspaper headlines: Ethiopia’s ‘Spice Girls’ cash and NHS ‘winter crisis’


Newspaper headlines: Ethiopia's 'Spice Girls' cash and NHS 'winter crisis'

Image caption The Daily Mail says that British taxpayers will no longer fund "Ethiopia's version of the Spice Girls" – a pop group called Yegna. It reports the group initially received £4m as part of a programme aimed at empowering women in Ethiopia.
Image caption The Guardian leads on a warning from the British Red Cross, which says the NHS is facing a "humanitarian crisis" as hospitals and ambulance services struggle to keep up with demand. It reports on the deaths of two patients after waits on trolleys in hospital corridors.
Image caption The Daily Telegraph says NHS hospitals have been accused of trying to "spin their way out" of the "growing winter crisis" after a leaked memo revealed that managers were being instructed to play down the scale of the problem.
Image caption The Times reports that Conservative Party donor Sir Andrew Cook, who has given more than £1.2m to the party, has said he would withdraw support if Theresa May pulled Britain out of the EU's single market.
Image caption The FT says concern is mounting that the "golden age" between the UK and China has waned. Chinese financiers told the newspaper that a scheme to link the London and Shanghai stock exchanges had "lost momentum".
Image caption The Daily Mirror says Voice star Tom Jones has been criticised for saying 2012 winner Leanne Mitchell's refusal to diet affected her success.
Image caption The Daily Express reports on research that found that taking an hour-long nap after lunch can prevent the brain from ageing. Three thousand adults over the age of 65 took part in the study by the American Health in Ageing Foundation.
Image caption The Sun reports that Prince Harry has taken girlfriend Meghan Markle on holiday to Norway.
Image caption The Daily Star says that ex-England footballer Paul Gascoigne has checked into rehab.