Details of Tuesday’s State Opening of Parliament feature in all the papers.
The Guardian says Boris Johnson has been accused of being “bereft of ideas or purpose”, after the Queen’s Speech failed to include specific measures to tackle the immediate cost of living crisis.
The Daily Mail highlights how the long-awaited Employment Bill was also missing from the government’s legislative programme, sounding what the paper calls the “death knell” for giving staff a default right to work from home.
The Times focuses on the government’s plans to allow residents to hold “street votes” on whether their neighbours should be permitted to develop their homes without full planning permission.
Many of the front pages feature photographs of the Prince of Wales delivering the Queen’s Speech, after mobility problems meant his mother missed the event for the first time in 59 years.
With the headline, “I hope I did you proud, mummy”, the Sun says Prince Charles “looked emotional” as he gave a glimpse of the monarchy’s future.
According to Metro, the Queen’s Speech was missing its “real jewel”, and Prince Charles “seemed to feel it the most, as he gazed across to where she should have been”.
For the Daily Express, the absence of the Queen created a “poignant void”, amid a sense that a long tradition is ending and a new era is beginning.
The Daily Telegraph reports that Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is preparing to announce that the UK will unilaterally make changes to the Northern Ireland Protocol, after she warned Brussels that its proposals to solve the problems with post-Brexit trading arrangements “would make the situation worse”.
It says the EU is set to retaliate if the UK rips up the protocol by starting dispute proceedings that could develop into a trade war.
One unnamed former minister has told the paper: “Even if it gets through the Commons it will be mullered in the Lords.”
It says US intelligence officials are concerned that Mr Putin could resort to such a tactic if he believes that a failure to win the war constitutes an existential threat to his regime.
Mateusz Morawiecki says the Russian leader’s “monstrous ideology” poses a deadly threat to Europe, and must be rooted out.
With the headline “Waggro”, the Daily Mirror focuses on the first day of what it calls the “long-anticipated libel battle” between two footballers’ wives.
Coleen Rooney is being sued by Rebekah Vardy after Mrs Rooney accused Mrs Vardy of leaking stories about her private life.
The Mirror says the showdown at the High Court kicked off with “claims, counter-claims and a sleazy account of a sexual encounter”.
The Daily Mail describes the so-called “Wagatha Christie” trial as “idiotic, frivolous, yet deliciously entertaining” – and suggests the courtroom drama could rival the legal dispute between the former married actors, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.