Newspaper headlines: 'Missiles hit Poland' and 'mould death shames UK' – BBC

Many papers focus on the threat of an escalation of the war in Ukraine.
"Putin's war spills into Poland" declares the i's front page, as it reports the outcry from Nato countries in response to claims that a stray Russian missile went over the Ukrainian border, killing two people.
"Russians blamed for fatal strike" is the headline in the Times, which warns that what may have been a military blunder risks dragging Nato into the conflict. The Metro goes with "'Russian Missiles' hit Poland as Kremlin air strikes pound Ukraine."
The Daily Telegraph says if confirmed,, the incident would be the first strike on Nato soil since the invasion of Ukraine in February, and has triggering warnings of a "major escalation".
The paper reports that Poland's prime minister was locked in talks last night with his security committee, after a telephone call with US President Joe Biden.
Many front pages publish photos of two-year-old Awaab Ishak, after a coroner ruled that he died from prolonged exposure to mould in a Housing Association flat in Rochdale.
The headline in the Daily Express declares: "Tragic death of boy from mould shames Britain".
The Times publishes a "timeline of failure", which shows Awaab's family had first complained about the mould three years before his death.
Meanwhile, the Guardian says the ruling should become a "defining moment" for the housing sector – ensuring concerns are taken seriously in future.
Both the Guardian and the Daily Express warn that Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is facing a "tory backlash" over attempts to build closer relations with China.
The Guardian says the prime minister is expected to "extend Britain's hand to China" for the first time in five years as he meets President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Bali.
The paper says the softer stance will raise the hackles of some Tory MPs who had been campaigning for China to be officially designated "a threat".
The Daily Express quotes the former Tory leader Sir Ian Duncan Smith, saying it looks like the government is drifting into appeasement with China – a strategy he compares to the approach to Nazi Germany in the 1930s.
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Universities are being told to "go woke", according to the Daily Mail. It reports that the Quality Assurance Agency – which monitors degree standards – wants maths and science students to be taught about colonialism.
While computing courses should "acknowledge how divisions and hierarchies of colonial value are replicated and reinforced" within the subject.
Several papers cover a new report that warns of the dangers of hearing loss for a generation of young people because of "unsafe listening practices".
The Daily Telegraph says the study by the Medical University of South Carolina estimates that 665 million young people around the world are risking their hearing by having their headphones on too loud.
And there might be no need for the cranberry sauce this Christmas.
The Financial Times says high-end butchers are trying to tempt people away from the traditional Turkey with all the trimmings after avian flu devastated free-range flocks.
The paper reports that butchers are typically sourcing only about half the birds they would normally expect to and suggesting customers serve beef or pork instead.
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