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2022-12-05 11:53

Nearly all of the front pages are dominated by Englands victory over Wales.has the headline St George Slays the Dragons. Theheadlines play on the same idea of the Welsh Dragons fire being extinguished.

Many papers have picked out the performance by Marcus Rashford, who scored two goals to help seal Wales fate.The Daily Mirrorcrafts its headline around his name - Bish, Rash, Bosh. In a similar vein,the Sunopts for Rash, Bang, Wallop.The Guardianfeatures a picture of the beaming player, wrapped in an affectionate hug by the England manager, Gareth Southgate.

The Timespoints out that this was still an historic moment for Wales, who reached the tournament for the first time in 64 years. It says the team made tear-stained goodbyes to their fans afterwards. TheDaily Starpredicts this morning will be Woozy Wednesday - as England fans head to work with a celebration hangover.

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Beyond the football, the Times and the Guardian both report on the new drug that has been proven to slow Alzheimers in patients in the early stages of the disease. Results of a clinical trial confirmed the drug called lecanemab slowed memory decline by 27% over 18 months. The Times says it willprovide hope of a cure for millions of people. The Guardian quotesresearchers hailing it as the dawn of a new era of Alzheimers therapies.

Paramedics and otherambulance workers are set to hold their first national strike in 30 years,according to the Telegraph. It reports that the GMB union is today expected to announce that its members have voted in favour of walkouts. They would join tens of thousands of Unison members who are already supporting action. The paper says it comes amid a growing crisis in emergency care services, with ambulance handover times on the rise.

The Daily Express leads on recently released data from the2021 Census which shows less than half of the UK population identifies as Christian. It says the figure is a reminder that Britain is in the throes of rapid social change. The editorial in the Daily Mail says Christianity underpins the moral code of our society, and says many will see this latest news as a sad moment. The i says it is thefirst time Christians are in the minority in nearly 1,500 yearswhen the religion first started to spread around the British Isles. The drop coincides with a rise in the number of people saying they have no religion.

And the Times has a story that may offer some consolation to distraught Welsh football fans. It says thegovernment is granting Welsh leeks a regional food marker, which protects the name, authenticity and characteristics of products. It means shoppers will see a logo on leeks grown in Wales that assures them theyre buying the real deal.

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