A warning about Britain’s ‘apocalyptic’ food prices dominates the national papers.
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The papers on Tuesday predominately lead with the Governor of the Bank of England’s stark warning over “apocalyptic” food prices and Jake Daniels becoming the UK’s first currently active male professional footballer to come out as gay.

Bank chief Andrew Bailey has said there is “very real income shock” coming from energy prices and “apocalyptic” food prices, report The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and the Daily Express.

Our front page tomorrow #TomorrowsPapersToday@borzou on the wives of Mariupol resistance fighters @Holly_JoyB on Wagatha day five @lawrenceostlere on @Jake_Daniels11 making history and @Annaisaac on the Bank of England chief’s apocalyptic warning pic.twitter.com/cQDBq5FDTv

— Alastair Jamieson (@alastairjam) May 16, 2022

The front page of tomorrow’s Daily Telegraph:

‘Bank chief: food price rises will be ‘apocalyptic’#TomorrowsPapersToday

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— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) May 16, 2022

Guardian front page, Tuesday 17 May 2022: Bank chief’s warning over ‘apocalyptic’ food prices pic.twitter.com/7wOYkdKCM4

— The Guardian (@guardian) May 16, 2022

Tomorrow’s front page: ‘Apocalyptic’ warning over food prices#TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/IlhGGOCG69 pic.twitter.com/z7t5IvNctW

— Daily Express (@Daily_Express) May 16, 2022

The story also features on the front of the Daily Mail and the Financial Times. The papers say the bank governor told MPs at the Treasury Select Committee he felt “helpless” as he defended the bank’s performance.

Tuesday’s Daily MAIL: “Bank Chief: Families Are Facing Food Price Apocalypse” #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/APtpipGfif

— Allie Hodgkins-Brown (@AllieHBNews) May 16, 2022

Just published: front page of the Financial Times UK edition Tuesday May 17 https://t.co/w0ueKIP9Ql pic.twitter.com/Lvy7lQQfib

— Financial Times (@FinancialTimes) May 16, 2022

“For once just do the right thing,” the Daily Mirror declares, similarly leading with the bank boss’s warning, splashing an image of the Prime Minister and Chancellor across its front page, calling on Tory MPs to ease cost of living by introducing a windfall tax on energy firms.

Tomorrow’s front page: For once, just do the right thing #tomorrowspaperstoday

More here: https://t.co/0G6bKgGSyP pic.twitter.com/1ZmVNB3map

— The Mirror (@DailyMirror) May 16, 2022

Elsewhere, the i and Metro feature the historic news of Blackpool’s 17-year-old striker coming out as gay, with him telling the media: “I don’t want to lie anymore.”

Tuesday’s front page: ‘I don’t want to lie any more’#TomorrowsPapersToday

Latest from @NickMDuffy: https://t.co/qnoGKagqNP pic.twitter.com/oFHjhICy5U

— i newspaper (@theipaper) May 16, 2022

Tomorrow’s Paper Tonight ?

? FOOTBALL PRO COMES OUT: ‘PROUD TO SAY I’M GAY’. #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/eYwvdfLKOX

— Metro (@MetroUK) May 16, 2022

The Times writes that Britain’s petrol retailers have been accused of profiteering from the energy crisis after research found they had failed to pass on nearly half of Rishi Sunak’s 5p fuel duty cut.

Tuesday’s TIMES: “Petrol firm ‘profiteers’ fail to pass on duty cut” #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/kuVx4CTA9X

— Allie Hodgkins-Brown (@AllieHBNews) May 16, 2022

The Sun has the latest from the so-called “Wagatha Christie” court drama, reporting Collen Rooney “tore into Rebekah Vardy after her rival Wag sent (her) ‘evil’ texts”.

On tomorrow’s front page: Coleen Rooney blasts Rebekah Vardy’s foul-mouthed texts as ‘evil and uncalled for’ in scathing slapdown https://t.co/hp4KsGkU6u pic.twitter.com/gDlbLn8wzy

— The Sun (@TheSun) May 16, 2022

And the Daily Star sends up Tory MP Rachel Maclean on its front page with “Don’t be so poor” after she suggested struggling Brits “take on more hours” at work or get a “better paid job” in order to cope with the cost-of-living crisis.

Tomorrow’s front page: Don’t Be So Poor #tomorrowspaperstoday pic.twitter.com/MVD2r6qFE9

— Daily Star (@dailystar) May 16, 2022

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