What the papers say: Friday's front pages

The papers are led by potential changes to Dáil declarations, unspent active travel funding, and a sharp rise in bin charges.
What the papers say: Friday's front pages

The Irish papers on Friday are led by potential changes to Dáil declarations, unspent active travel funding and a sharp rise in bin charges.

The Irish Times reports that politicians may be asked to declare more information on the Dáil’s register of interests including any housing contracts with local authorities.

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has given council bosses three weeks to come up with new bike and walking infrastructure after it emerged €129 million remains unspent, the Irish Examiner reports.

The Irish Independent reveals that one of the largest waste collection companies in the country is to impose double-digit price rises on households from next month.

The Irish Daily Mail places the shortage of school-bus places on its front page.

The Irish Daily Mirror and the Irish Daily Star report that gardaí investigating the theft of a car with a baby inside have found a cocaine stash in the suspect's home.

The Belfast Telegraph leads with the revelation that 11 building contractors have walked away from a Housing Executive contract due to unrealistic targets set by the North's social housing agency.

The construction of more than 250 new homes has begun on an old hospital site in Cork, The Echo reports.

The hike in energy bills and the Tory party’s response dominates the British front pages.

The i leads on the record hike in energy prices, while The Daily Telegraph, the Daily Mail and The Times lead on promises for help from the Tory leadership contenders.

Meanwhile, the Financial Times reports Liz Truss is weighing up triggering Article 16 if she’s made British prime minister, and The Sun reports whoever wins the leadership contest will be appointed by Queen Elizabeth at Balmoral.

A plea from the family of killed nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel is front page of the Daily Mirror.

The Daily Express says the cost of Britain’s “broken” asylum system has surged.

The Guardian and The Independent print calls for special exam conditions to be extended next year after GSCE results prompted concern.

Metro leads on a confrontation of English health secretary Steve Barclay by a passer-by.

And the Daily Star says a mission to Uranus could see 15-year-olds take the two billion mile trip.

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