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says the result of tests on samples in March and May 20 15th were


contradictory. That's all from Sportsday with me, Will Parry.


Hello and welcome to our look at what the papers will be saying


tomorrow, with me, Lucy Fischer and Philippa Leighton Jones, city editor


of the Wall Street Journal. The Financial Times is focusing on


Barack Obama's unprecedented intervention in the race for the


White House, he says Donald Trump is unfit to become president. The metro


beads on a warning that petition banks could collapse in a future


financial crisis. The Times says health officials have warned that


children with cystic fibrosis will be denied a drug to help them


breathe after the High Court ruled that the NHS should pay for a bill


to prevent HIV infection. The Daily Express says the UK border agency is


not equipped to deal with the current wave of migration into


Europe, while the Guardian says that child refugees are not getting the


help they need and the Daily male says that culture and surgery may be


rationed as the NHS is told to pay for a drug to prevent HIV. The


banking crisis? This is all based on a report from the Adam Smith


Institute urges a libertarian think tank which, its basic premise is


that the Bank of England 's stress tests have not been stressful


enough. Not the first time it said this. It said earlier this year that


the stress scenarios that these banks are put through not stressful


at all, more like mildly pessimistic. And now it is rolling


it out again and said that we had a Europe-wide stress tests and the


banks did not too badly. That was seven times as bad as the crisis in


2008 or as the British ones are only twice as bad. There wasn't a pass-


fail in the recent stress tests but of the British banks Barclays Bank


came close to a questionable level but even so it could withstand it.


Is this overblown, then? I think they are looking at a bigger issue.


There is a big issue that needs to be looked at, which is that banks


are not that profitable any more. Not as profitable as they were


before the financial crisis. That is partly because interest rates have


been brought way down, which hurts banks and makes the most profitable


because they cannot charge as much. So much regulation has been imposed


and banks that they cannot be as profitable as they were before so...


Lucy, banks not making as much money as they did before. I'm weeping. The


nation is weeping! I can tell! That's right, people would


necessarily have much sympathy with bankers, who maybe not making as


much money and bonuses may have been clamped down on but it is still


stressful... We might get interest rates cut on Thursday. Super


Thursday is what we looking forward to in Westminster, it will form the


backdrop to the most important Autumn Statement in the. The Daily


male. They report on what they call skewed sense of values. Vital


cataract surgery rationed as the NHS is told to give money to funding and


HIV drug. We saw this in the last administration, the cancer drug fund


which people said would take money away from other things and this is


even more controversial, and HIV prevention drug, many people might


say that 10,000 gay men who will get this daily pill to prevent the


infection, maybe they could use condoms instead? Others will argue


that different drugs will lose out. It isn't just gay men. Of course


not. There is a higher risk with gay men. I understand that the High


Court ruling is specifically about daily pills for a high-risk


community but of course you are right. The Times has highlighted the


fact that children, cystic fibrosis drugs funding will be cut, cataract


surgery will be rationed on the back of this decision. Phillipa, Mice


will make the ultimate decision and decide whether or not this Prep pill


is economically viable for the NHS. So ultimately they will decide. Is


this kind of FrontPage and at affecting that debate within Nice?


Probably. The point is, these won't be the last comparisons drawn. There


will be cancer drugs and all other kinds of treatment is drawn into


this debate. What is being argued here is that the prevention will


save over ?300,000 a year over the course of a lifetime. So actually,


you are putting a sort of... It's difficult. Is there any analysis of


long-term saving on this page? Are you shocked by that? It's in The


Times. Being facetious. Cameron is to give up the fight for


millionaires's peerages. His final honours list leaked. One man has


already taken himself of the list without being confirmed if that


makes sense. Two stories breaking, this exclusive on the front of the


times that Cameron will step back from the former Tory treasurer who


raised millions of pounds for the party, Cameron allegedly wanted to


reward him with a peerage, the Lords appointments committee has flagged


up issues to do with Michael Spencer's company and it has run


into regulatory bodies. So it is interesting that this may not go


ahead although it seems to me that the damage is done, the row over


cronyism is an full throttle. It's the same story we have twice a year


with the New Year Honours and the Queen's Birthday Honours. This is an


extra level of murkiness with the Prime Minister rewarding almost 50


aids, allies, and donors. The suggestion, Phillipa, is that if you


are a leader and you leave office you give out these gongs to repay


debts that you have built up over your time in office. And Mr Cameron


has clearly felt that he has a lot of debts he needs to sort out. A lot


of IOUs. And this potential recipient has done an awful lot of


fundraising for the party, he has done the philanthropy part as well.


But the crucial thing is, his company was heavily involved in a


libel scandal. On the East individuals at the company well.


Michael Spencer wasn't embroiled in that himself -- or at least


individuals at the company were. And it's become embroiled in other rows


of regulators, very damaging for the City of London. So then it looks


difficult for David Cameron to give a peerage for this especially when


you are considering this like Sir Philip Green and his knighthood and


the reputational damage that comes with these things. OK. Onto the


Daily Express. EU's migrant crisis, Saul, British Borders facing threat


from terrorists and smuggling gangs. This is a new report by MPs warning


that there are only three patrol boats guarding our island nation.


It's not exactly new that security has been downplayed although we


don't have a US log in, log and system with whoever comes in through


conventional port and air. So the idea of beefing up channel security


for people that might be coming across in dinghies is by the by.


Home-grown terrorism is as much a threat as foreign as we have seen


from recent attacks on the continent. Interesting that today is


the day, given this headline that the new EU commissioner from the UK


will head up the EU's terrorism force. And interesting remit for


him. This is an EU - wide issue, not just our problem, Angela Merkel is


facing the ramifications of letting in migrants and operating that


open-door policy with migrants last year. And the fallout after that. We


have seen in the past few weeks. As Lucy said, home-grown terrorism,


this radicalisation can be done online as easily as it can through


an open border or an open port. So yes, it is problematic and this is a


big problem for the government and the new EU Commissioner on top of


what is probably not the best job in the EU at the moment. OK. To the


Financial Times. Obama brands Trump not heard from presidency. He is


calling upon Republicans to vote for Hillary Clinton! -- he has branded


Trump not fit for the presidency. This is an unprecedented move. Yet


as Barack Obama has made clear, he stood against Mitt Romney and John


Maclean, he never made any such comment, that John McCain, although


he did not agree with their policies but with the comments that Donald


Trump has made, now getting into a row with the parents of a Muslim


serviceman killed in Iraq, it's the final straw for some people. The


first member of Congress for the Republicans has said that he will


vote for Mrs Clinton. But he cannot stomach Donald Trump. As President


Obama said, this is not an occasion we have an episodic gaffe, this is


daily. This issue with the parents of the Muslim soldier has obviously


galvanised this position. But we are still three months from the


election, and while he might be trying to persuade Republicans at


this point that they might forget about this episode, this particular


gaffe, at this point in time, by the time the November election comes


around... The debates are going to be fascinating. It will be


absolutely fascinating. I'm interested to see that since the


conventions last month the opinion polls are moving in favour of


Hillary Clinton are so perhaps this of the match predicted implosion...


These impressions have been predicted for months and it hasn't


happened. It's interesting that Barack Obama is not making a


political point, as you say, Lucy. He talked about Mitt Romney and


about John McCain, Republican rivals, who ran against him for the


White House but he makes it clear that at no point did he think that


they were unfit for the job. He clearly genuinely believes that


Donald Trump is not up to it. Vistas and partisan, this is individual.


It's about a personality and Trump is a big personality. To the


Guardian. The sports pages. Thomas Bach hits out at the world and Edo


and body and its nuclear option over Russian Olympians. -- the world


anti-doping body. He is the head of the IOC and has been heavily


criticised for not facing a blanket ban on Russian athletes following


suggestions of state-sponsored doping across Russian athletic


boards. He's argued that individual athletes, training so hard, in


Russia, should not become collateral damage... The clean ones, that is,


because of a state-sponsored policy. To my mind the mutual recriminations


between different bodies presiding over the Olympics and the doping


scandal, it's all quite unsavoury. And the reason we love watching


sport is because of the sense of fair play, and when that is called


into question I think it really does turn people off. I think there's a


sense of disillusionment with the time difference in Brazil and the


anti-climax of London 2012 here, I wonder if they will be quite as much


excitement. They have missed this whole thing up, haven't they? Brazil


itself hasn't done the best job. The IOC said earlier today that they are


going to be very cautious on awarding the Olympics to a


developing country in the future because they just don't want to take


the risk any more. It's been fraught with difficulty. You've still got


bridges collapsing and the water polluted, the US rowing team have


had to make special suits for their role as... That's very interesting


because with your economics hat on, in 2008 when Brazil got the gig for


Rio, this was an emerging market that was going helter-skelter


forward. It was the feature, basically! Eight years later, it


doesn't look like that. But it was the future. So this big discussion


now as to whether a developing country that might have great future


prospects, as to whether they should get this kind of gig. The IOC is


feeling uncomfortable about it. The problem was that its income was


based on commodities and they've fallen off a cliff. They are not in


such an economically advantageous situation as they were in 2008. So


the IOC is having a problem stomaching going through this again.


The Zika virus scandal isn't helping and the entire thing looks like


total chaos. Will look forward to the next one back in London. Smile.


Experts decide that using dental floss makes no difference. Do you


use dental floss? I've always thought it was a waste of time.


Philippa? Every day. And your lashes look fantastic. It is clear here


that flossing doesn't make a difference -- your gnashers. Day in


day out, with a of string... The important thing, it's the US


government and we all know that the Americans have the best teeth. They


spend a fortune on them. We've got better things to do! All right.


Philippa, Lucy, thank you for looking up the stories behind the


headlines. Stay with us on BBC News, all the stories are available online


where you can read a detailed review of the Papers. And you can see us


there with each night's edition of the Papers posted on the page after


we have finished. Thank you to Lucy and Philippa and thank you to you


for watching.


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